|First taste of winter October 14th 2013|
If you ski between 8 and 21 days over the winter season the 3 Valleys Liberty Pass is worth looking at as an option. The Liberty pass is only available on-line not through the Lift Ticket Offices, an annual fee of 30€ is payable. Once you have established the Pass and paid your subscription there is nothing else to do but hit the mountain. At the end of each day the area you have skied is recorded and the appropriate daily fee is deducted from your chosen credit card.
You will pay less than the ordinary day pass rate, a 10% discount is applied Sunday to Friday, and a 20% discount on a Saturday. The 9th day of skiing is free, and then every following 6th day is free. The discounts are certainly worth having but the real value of the Liberty pass is the flexibility to only pay when you actually have been on the lifts and to only pay for the area you have skied in. It takes a bit of calculating to work out if it offers value for you based on the number of days you are likely to ski and where but for those lucky enough to hit the slopes on a regular basis but not quite enough to get a Season pass it’s an option worth considering.
Finally remember that the Lift Pass prices do not include Insurance. Needing to make an insurance claim is not really at top of mind for most people as they buy a lift pass at the start of their holidays but perhaps it should be so more about Insurance next time.