Resorts of Last Resort
By Jason Jourdan
The birds can have the South! Winter months signal a time for reflection as thoughts turn to the promise of a new year. A slip in one’s attitude for gratitude is understandable given the symphony of gloom emanating from media screens. The prospect of light piercing the darkness of 2020-21 is a dopamine boost for even the most hardened cynics! What better way to put the the dark clouds in the rearview than a cleansing reset and reconnect with nature wrapped in the luxury of the finest ski resorts on the planet?
Experienced gap and responsible travel specialists, Oyster Worldwide has a range of opportunities in notable countries with premium skiing:
- New Zealand
These countries are also home to the most popular and luxurious ski resorts. In addition to powdery slopes, vacationing skiers will experience amenities like bars, nightclubs, restaurants, and shops.
Planet Ware recently published the 16 Top-Rated Ski Resorts:
- Whistler Blackcomb in Canada
- Courchevel in France
- Zermatt in Switzerland
- Val d’lsere in France
- Cortina D’Ampezzo in Italy
- Niseko in Japan
Skiing is an experience unlike any other. Beginners and winter sports pros alike will discover many benefits to planning a ski trip for their families, significant others, friends, or work colleagues.
Slope Runner highlights 11 reasons why everyone should try their hand at skiing. A few of their reasons included:
- A challenge
- An excellent way to stay in touch with nature
- Social experience
- Easy to learn
- Significant calorie burning and moving the body
- One of the best ways to travel and discover new places in the world
For those more inclined to avail themselves of the luxury aspects of ski resorts, Trips to Discover is here with their Top 20 Winter Resorts for Non-Skiers:
- Seefeld: Tirol, Austria
- St. Moritz: Switzerland
- Avoriaz: France
- Breuil: Cervinia, Italy
- Mont Tremblant: Quebec, Canada
Urban Outdoors has compiled a list for new skiers, like packing the appropriate gear and choosing a beginner-friendly ski resort. Before the ski lessons commence, it's essential to consider safety and security when planning any adventure activity abroad. Researching the right travel insurance for your ski trip comes down to policy fit for your destination, health, and sports activities involved.
An insurance policy can’t mitigate all risks associated with international travel, but it can ease concerns for knowledgeable travelers seeking simple, fast, and secure coverage. Experience your point of comfort with benefits including:
· COVID-19 Medical Expense Coverage up to the Policy Maximum
· Emergency Medical Evacuation and Repatriation
· Emergency Medical Reunion
· Return of Minor Child