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Travel Guide, Winter 1995-1996
If you pick the right package, a trip from New York to the Alps can cost about the same as trip to the Rockies. The following prices are per person for one-week trips that include airfare from JFK, lodging, ground transfers and some meals.
France. Packages to Les Trois Vallées with Adventures on Skis (800-628-9655) start at $1,025; SwissPak’s start at $1,071 (call 800-688-7947). Lift tickets are an additional $49 per day, or $247 for six days. For more information, call the French Government Tourist Office (212-838-7800).
Switzerland. SwissPak’s package rates to Verbier start at $1,149; to St. Moritz, $1,206. Lift tickets are $43 per day or $215 for six days. For additional information, call the Swiss National Tourist Office (212-757-5944).
Austria. SwissPak also offers tours of St. Anton ($1,095) and Lech ($1,215). Austria Ski (800-333-5533) to St. Anton costs $1,186. To the Arlberg area, Alphorn Ski Tours (800-257-4676) has packages for $895; six-day lift tickets cost $192. Call the Austrian National Tourist Office (212-944-6880).