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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.

Heiligenblut

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)
Yes
1 metre
Mouth mask
Yes
Certified FFP2 masks are mandatory to wear in: banks, shops, public transport, taxis, chairlifts and in all medical facilities. Also everywhere where 2 metres in distance is not achievable. The above obligation does not apply to children under 6 years of age and persons with certain illnesses, such as asthma. For children between 6 and 14 years old, a "normal" mouth mask is sufficient. In shops a ‘normal’ mouth mask is also sufficient for adults.
Required documentation before arrival
Yes

Requires negative PCR test no older than 72 hours or an antigen test (no older than 48 hours). You can also travel if you have received your first vaccination 22 days ago or longer, you are fully vaccinated, or with an recovery clearance to prove you had Covid-19 in the last 6 months. The test can also be taken in Austria within 24 hours of arrival. Or proof of vaccination with the official document - available from July 1. Registration is mandatory before starting your trip to Austria ("Pre-Travel-Clearance"). Proof of registration must be available digitally or printed out during an inspection.

https://www.oesterreich.gv.at/themen/coronavirus_in_oesterreich/pre-travel-clearance.html

Covid test on destination at arrival
Depends
If you are unable to take a test before departure, you must do so within 24 hours upon arrival in Austria.
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure destination)
N/A
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure home country)
Yes
As a traveler (aged 13 or older), you must present a negative NAAT (PCR) test result of up to 24 hours old when boarding the plane. If you do not have this, you must be in possession of a negative NAAT (PCR) test that is maximum 72 hours old upon arrival in the UK, and you must be in possession of a negative rapid test of maximum 24 hours old when boarding.
Quarantaine after arrival on destination
No
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 16 persons
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Allowed
Curfew
No
Restaurants
Open
Entrance is only allowed with a negative COVID-19 test, certificate of vaccination or passed COVID-19 illness. In the restaurants: Indoor max. 8 persons and max 16 persons outside may share a table, with a minimum of 1 metres distance. Opening-hours: 05 am - midnight.
Bars / Apres-ski
Open
Registration is obligatory. Entrance is only allowed with a negative COVID-19 test, certificate of vaccination or passed COVID-19 illness. Opening-hours: 05 am - midnight.
Club/Nightlife
Open
Entry is only possible when you are vaccinated against Covid-19 or tested with a PCR Test.
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Open until 19:00 pm, obligated to wear FFP2 mouth mask. In different stores like grocery or also public transportations, FFP2 mouth mask are obligatory.
Activities, attractions & sights
Open
Theater, cinema, spas, thermal baths and saunas are open again from 19 May with 2 metres distance. In addition, you must register and be able to show a negative test result, and be wearing FFP2 mouth mask.
Events open air or indoor
Allowed
Requirements for events and trade fairs. Entrance is only allowed with a negative COVID-19-test, certificate of vaccination or passed COVID-19 illness. • With assigned seats: indoor max. 1,500 people, outdoor max. 3,000. • Without assigned seats: indoor and outdoor max. 50 people. • Maximum utilization must not exceed 75%. • Leave a minimum distance of 1 mettre or a seat between them. • Registration is mandatory for stays longer than 15 minutes. • Compulsory entry tests. • Food is only served seated (therefore no weddings).
Transfer
Available
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Obligated to wear a mouth mask.
Slopes
Closed
Skilifts
Open
Ski rental
Closed
Ski lessons
No
Wellness
Open
Additional measures per ski region
No
Good to know
Yes
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

Capital:

The capital is Vienna.

Language:

The official language is German but English is widely spoken as well.

Time:

There is one hour time difference with the UK (GMT+1).

Money:

The official currency is the Euro.

Tipping:

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.

Voltage:

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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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.

Discounts:

The ski pass for children born after 1/1/2013 is free. Children born between 1/1/2003 and 31/12/2012 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.

Deposit:

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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