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Apartments Vaya Galtür: has been recently renovated, and apart of Sunwebs Excellent collection is a luxury resort in a fantastic location in Galtür. With top facilities such as beautiful wellness, indoor swimming pool and restaurants, you no longer have to leave the apartment in the afternoon! This is really the ultimate place for a great ski holiday with friends, family or just the two of you if you want to enjoy the beautiful Ischgl ski area. Sleep peacefully and luxuriously in Galtür, but enjoy the versatile ski area of Ischgl. The Ischgl ski lifts are 9 km away, and the Galtür lifts are even 2 km away. The ski bus that takes you quickly to and from the lifts stops just 20 meters away!
This special resort offers you particularly beautiful, spacious apartments and chalets that are fully equipped. Each apartment or chalet has a beautiful chic interior, one or more bedrooms with the finest king-size beds, a stylish bathroom and a balcony or terrace with a view of the surroundings. In addition, you will find a trendy kitchen with all mod cons, so that if you feel like you can cook extensively for your travel group. You can book different types of apartments: from a nice 2-room apartment to a large 5-room apartment with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and even your own sauna!
As a guest of Excellent Vaya Galtür, you have free access to the luxury wellness. You will find here a sauna, bio sauna and a wonderful Turkish steam bath. After a day on the slopes, it is very nice to relax here completely. In addition, there is also a wonderful indoor swimming pool.
Also for a drink or a delicious dinner in a chic setting, you don't have to leave the apartment: in Vaya Galtür you will also find a lounge/lobby bar and a luxurious & intimate restaurant. The lounge is decorated entirely in the atmosphere of a stylish and traditional mountain hut, and in the charming restaurant, you can dine in the evening and enjoy the tastiest wines and cocktails.
Right in the centre, the ski bus to Ischgl that stops next door and runs very frequently, luxurious and stylish rooms & suites and top facilities make this beautiful luxury resort truly a perfect place for an unforgettable ski holiday!
The capital is Vienna.
The official language is German but English is widely spoken as well.
There is one hour time difference with the UK (GMT+1).
The official currency is the Euro.
It is customary in Austria to tip between 5% and 10% in bars and restaurants.
Food & Drink:
Austria is known for its Vienna Schnitzels and Glühwein. Tap water is safe for drinking.
Opening times shops:
Shops are usually open from Monday until Friday from 09.00 AM to 18.00 PM (some shops close during the afternoon). Most shops are closed on Sunday.
Travelling by car:
Snow chains are obligatory in the Alps. You need a toll permit for the motorways in Austria. You can buy the permit at the AA in the UK or in Austria at the major border crossings. The European Commission advises you to wear a safety reflector jacket in the event of a break down or accident. This vest can be purchased from the AA in the UK as well.
The voltage is 230 volt.
UK mobile phones work in Austria as well.
You need to be in the possession of a valid passport to travel to Austria.
Sunweb offers flights and transfers packages to this resort. You can select which airport you wish to travel from in the PRICES AND BOOKING tab above. It is possible to select different flight departure and arrival times in Step 2 of the booking process.
All Sunweb flights are booked with EasyJet. Hold luggage and ski equipment as luggage are NOT included in your package price. This can be added as an extra in Step 2 of the booking process. The price of luggage varies, as per Easyjets policies. All flight bookings include one cabin bag per person (maximum size of 56 x 45 x 25cm; including handles and wheels).
Please read more about the luggage rules and regulations on EasyJet’s website. When making a flights booking with Sunweb, you are also agreeing to EasyJet’s Terms and Conditions.
Return airport transfers are included in your package price when booking a flight package with Sunweb. These however can be removed in Step 2 of the booking steps if you would like to add in a hire car or seek an alternative travel arrangement. All transfers are shared transfers to and from your accommodation and the airport.
Due to the nature of shared transfers, there may be a wait time at the airport before your departure. This can be up to 1.5 hours. Please note that there will NOT be a Sunweb rep waiting for you at the airport as the transfer is managed by a partner. All information regarding the transfer (meeting point, departure times etc) will be explained on your travel documents that are sent to you 14 days before departure. The transfer will drop you off in the resort area; you may have not be dropped exactly outside your accommodation.
Departure from the UK:
Please ensure that you are not late and have checked in online before arriving at the airport. In addition to checking in online, you will have to enter your passport information. This is called API (advanced passenger information) and you will receive instructions from Sunweb after you have booked the holiday.
Arrival on Resort:
If you are planning on checking in late on your arrival day, it is almost always possible to get into your hotel or apartment. However, it is very important that this is arranged in advance. You will receive your travel documents two weeks before your departure, and this will include instructions on how to arrange your late arrival and collection of the key.
Once you agree to Sunweb’s Term’s and Conditions you are legally obliged to pay for the holiday and any cancellation fees that may apply.
In step 1 of the booking process, it is indicated which days the lift pass is valid for (eg Sunday to Friday). If you would like the ski pass to start on a different day than shown in the booking steps, you must contact our contact centre by telephone. The booking can then be adjusted.
On destination, it is not possible to change the lift pass start date to another day. An extension of the lift pass can often be booked for an extra surcharge; the price for this can be found in step 1 of the booking process. The discount for "no ski pass" can also be found in the booking process.
The ski pass for children up to 8 years is free. Children from 8 to 16 years receive a discount on the ski pass. You will find these discounts in step 2 of the booking process. Identification is required to collect the free ski pass and discounted ski pass.
You must pay the deposit of approximately € 5 on site. You will receive this amount back when you return your pass.