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Hotel Post

The charming and traditional Hotel Post is a family hotel located in the heart of Heiligenblut. The host, Georg Schiechl, is a qualified ski instructor and always has a few good tips for you. The hotel is in an excellent location in Heiligenblut, opposite the valley station gondola lift Schareck. Stay up late in the cozy bars and cafes in the village square or if you're exhausted from a day on the slopes, visit the sauna and Turkish bath. For an additional fee you can also pamper yourself with a massage.
  • Opposite the lift
  • Friendly owner
  • Free sauna and Turkish bath.

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Location and surroundings

There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.


At the foot of the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner (3,798 m), lies the idyllic and famous ski village of Heiligenblut. The gondola lift is opposite the Hotel Post and deep into the spring you enjoy the 55 kilometers of slopes to make runs into the center. Besides skiing, there is much more in Heiligenblut. What about snow rafting, snowmobiling, paragliding, tobogganing and curling? On and around the square in front of Hotel Post is pleasantly busy. For lovers of a lively après-ski in combination with a beautiful, undiscovered area, Heiligenblut is ski winter dream. This area is very suitable for families with children.

Location and surroundings

Skiregion Grossglockner/Heiligenblut

Skiregion Grossglockner / Heiligenblut has something to offer with blue, red, black and also unprepared slopes. Every skier and snowboarder can take advantage of the height of the area combined with the extensive snowmaking installations deep into the spring, a descent to the center of the village (about 1300 m).

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by local authorities. Since  measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per destination

Distance in public areas (in metres)
1 metre
A mask in mandatory and must be worn in certain areas: In grocery stores, public transport and taxis, during indoor events (except while seated), in cable cars, coaches and excursion boats, in gas stations, bank and post offices, in pharmacies, nursing homes and hospitals as well as in places where health and nursing services are provided and other services, if the 1 metre distance cannot be maintained or no other protective measures.
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
PCR test: You have to have a negative test. Otherwise you will have to quarantine. This is for every country that has more than 100 new infections per 100.000 people
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
Health declaration
It is mandatory for all passengers to fill in a passenger location form 48 hours before arriving/returning to the UK. The form can be found here.
PCR test: You have to have a negative test. Otherwise you will have to quarantine. This is for every country that has more than 100 new infections per 100.000 people
Max persons together outdoors
Max. 10 pers
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
max 2 householders together
From 17 November you are only allowed to leave the house for specific reasons, such as buying groceries (applies 24/7).
Closed until the 24th of January 
Closed until the 24th of January 
Ski rental
Closed until the 24th of January 
Ski lessons
Closed until the 24th of January 
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Closed until the 24th of January (delivery possible)
Bars / Apres-ski
Closed until the 24th of January 
Events open air or indoor
No more than 6 people are allowed to gather in public areas. Events must have seat reservations and mask is mandatory (except while seated). Events indoors with a max. of 1.000 people and events outdoors with a max. of 1250 people. For Tirol there is a maximum of 250 people per event.
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open until 19:00 pm.
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
Additional airline and bus rules
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
Please always double check the GOV UK website before travelling.
Additional measures per ski region
Other excursions
Good to know
Increased restrictions for international travel, due to identification of a new variant of the virus Covid-19. The rules differ between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Please visit GOV.UK for more information.

Practical information


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.

Mobile telephone:

UK mobile phones work in Austria as well.

Travel documents:

You need to be in the possession of a valid passport to travel to Austria.

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Flight information

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Lift pass, lessons and material

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 born after 1/1/2012 is free. Children born between 1/1/2002 and 31/12/2011 receive a discount on the ski pass. You will find these discounts in the calculation of your travel sum.

Children born after 1/1/2012 must purchase a Schneemann card (ski pass) on site. The Schneemann cart costs around € 3 per day.

ID is required when collecting the ski pass.


You must pay the deposit of approximately € 5 on site. You will get this amount back when you return the pass.

The above surcharges and discounts are only valid when booking through Sunweb. At the destinations, other rates may apply.

De lessen kunt u niet vooraf boeken. Deze kunt u zelf ter plaatse regelen.

Skiles volwassenen:6 dagen à 4 uur les per dag circa € 170,-*

Snowboardles volwassenen: 3 dagen à 2 uur les per dag circa € 102,-*

Skiles kinderen (t/m 12 jaar):6 dagen à 4 uur les per dag circa € 170,-*

Snowboardles kinderen (t/m 12 jaar):3 dagen à 2 uur les per dag circa € 102,-*

* prijzen zijn richtprijzen en onder voorbehoud van wijzigingen.

Materiaalhuur kunt u niet vooraf boeken. Deze kunt u zelf ter plaatse regelen.

Skihuur volwassenen:6 dagen ski's, schoenen en stokken circa € 145,-*

Snowboardhuur volwassenen:6/7 dagen snowboard en schoenen circa € 130,-*

Materiaalhuur kinderen:6/7 dagen ski's, schoenen en stokken (t/m 14 jaar) circa € 42,-* 6/7 dagen snowboard en schoenen (t/m 14 jaar) circa € 72,-*

* prijzen zijn richtprijzen en onder voorbehoud van wijzigingen.

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