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Brides Les Bains

Three Valleys - France
Largest Ski Area in the World
Brides les Bains

March 1 - 9/12, 2019


Three Valleys, France is the largest ski area in the world. It is a gorgeous destination that all skiers/boarders should experience. The beauty is not only in the panoramic views of the Alps, but also in the efficient connections between all of the valleys. The lift system is among the most modern in the world, with over 200 lifts and 386 miles of ski trails, eight ski areas that connect Brides-Les Bains, Meribel, Courchevel, Val Thorens, La Tania, Les Menuires, St Martin De Belleville, Orelle. Three Valleys hosted many of the 1996 Olympic ski events and hockey games. One ski lift pass is good for all areas. A skier/boarder would need at least a month to experience everything Three Valleys has to offer! Meribel is the heart of the Three Valleys located between Val Thorens and Courchevel. This village gives skiers/boarders easy access to the entire ski region. Meribel is a modern and well-equipped ski area however; it maintains the charm of an old village in the Savoie area of France. There are ski trails for all abilities from wide, gentle well-groomed slopes for the beginners, to steep trails with moguls to challenge the experts.

March 1-9, 2019 - $2,050 p/p dbl. occupancy

March 1-12, 2019 - with 3-day add on to Nice - $2,400 p/p double occupancy

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Hotel Amelie
Hotel Amelie
Located in the center of the main village of Brides Les Bains, the hotel is just a few minutes walk from the gondola that transfers you to the ski area of Meribel in the center of the eight ski areas that make up the Three Valleys (which is the largest ski area in the world). Amelie is a very popular hotel. Happy Time groups have stayed here many times in the past and have always enjoyed the hotel and its excellent staff. The hotel has an indoor and outdoor bar where many skiers stop by for a little hot wine after skiing. The hotel is just across the street from the ski shop where most of the group has rented skis in the past. Our stay includes breakfast and dinner every day. Hearty four course evening meals at the 'Cerisiers' restaurant offering traditional cuisine with wine specialties from the Savoie region. There's often a lively ambience in the hotel bar where guests can enjoy happy hour, an opportunity to discuss their day and plan for the next day’s adventures. Sporting events are often shown on the big screen TV. Amenities also include pool table and free Wi-Fi. Many nights there is live music before dinner. Hotel Amelie: www.hotel-amelie.com

Nice, France
Nice, France
The deep blue waters of the Cote d’Azur are the dramatic backdrops for elegant Nice. Breathe the fresh Mediterranean air as you stroll the waterfront promenade, or get an eagle eye of the whole city from atop Castle Hill. The pedestrians-only Place Rossetti is the heart of the city, with a grand fountain, vibrant buildings, and the beautiful Sainte-Réparate cathedral and the Cousteau Oceanographic Museum. Eze is a medieval hilltop village perched high on the French Riviera with craft shops and breathtaking panoramic views. Monaco is the world’s second smallest country, famous for its glamorous Formula One Grand Prix motor races, marble and gold casinos, luxury shopping, stunning gardens and Mega size yachts in the harbor.

Hotel Splendid & Spa
Hotel Splendid & Spa
This prestigious 4 star establishment offers 128 recently renovated rooms and suites in the center of the city. The restaurant on the rooftop serves dinner and a buffet style breakfast with ample choices. It has a beautiful rooftop terrace with a bar, hot tub and swimming pool all with panoramic views of the city. The hotel also has a gym and a spa, an oasis of serenity in the heart of Nice. The hotel staff are genuine, friendly and accommodating the 10-minute walk to the train station takes you on day trips to Monaco, Cannes, Beaulieu-surmer and Ventimiglia-Italy. All these cities and others are less than an hour by train. Address: 50 Boulevard Victor Hugo 06000 Nice-France 0113349316410, www.Splendid-nice.com

TRIP INCLUDES

  • Escorted trip by Happy Time representative for group of 20 plus
  • Round trip Air Boston, Paris, Geneva, Nice, Paris, Boston via Delta Airlines
  • Hotel transfers, between resorts/airports private bus
  • Seven (7) nights accommodations at the Hotel Amelie
  • Breakfast and Dinner daily at Hotel Amelie

  • Optional Add On Three (3) night's accommodations in Nice at the Four Star Hotel Splendid & Spa with breakfast daily

  • Also includes $400 paid towards the International Departure Air/ Fuel Taxes.

  • Not Included: Ski Lift Pass, Side Trip Excursions, Trip Insurance, Hotel Beverages.
FLIGHT SCHEDULE

3/1 - BOS - 7:35pm / CDG - 8:15am +1 | 10:05am - GVA - 11:15am

3/9 - GVA - 12:05pm / CDG - 1:20pm | 3:40pm - BOS - 5:35pm
3/12 - NCE - 12:15pm / CDG - 1:50 | 3:45pm - BOS - 6:40pm

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

$500 p/p deposit due to confirm reservation.
Balance due in full December 15, 2018.
All prices are Per Person Double Occupancy.
Single room supplement for Three Valleys and Nice is $350. ( Singles limited )

Trip Cancellation/Interruption insurance is available and highly recommended.

RESORT INFORMATION

Three Valleys Stats

Mountain Base 4,260' Peak 10,600' over 386 miles of trails, 328 runs, 56 green, 120 Blue, 115 Red and 37 Black. 25 accessible summits, 6 glaciers, 16 linked villages and resorts, 200 ski lifts: The WORLDS most modern and comfortable ski lift network. Skier transports are 260,000 an hour, 2000 ski lift operators, 1,500 ski Instructors, 350 ski patrollers, 1,500 snow cannons, 75 snow grooming machines.

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Ken Cutcliffe
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  • 866-508-2100 / 978-363-2100

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    If you must cancel your reservation, your right to receive a refund is limited as set forth in the following schedule: If your notice of cancellation is received outside of 90 days from departure, you will receive a full refund minus any vendor costs and/or whatever specified on your Payment Schedule. 90-60 days prior to departure, a full refund minus $100/person plus any applicable vendor penalties; 59-45 days prior to departure, full refund minus $150/ person plus vendor penalties; 44-30 days prior to departure, full refund minus $200/person plus vendor penalties; within 30 days of departure, no refund. All cancellations/product returns result in a minimum of a $50/person service charge regardless of the cancellation date.

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