FAQ

 Australia – Bus Trips FAQ

Is there an age limit for this trip?
Yes, everyone must be at least 15 years old to travel on our bus trips.

On the coach packages do we stop for dinner?
Yes, we stop for dinner on the way to and from Sydney which is at your own expense.

Do I need to bring a towel?
No, you are provided with one shower towel for your stay with us.

Does the bus have a toilet?
Most of our buses have toilets.

What time does the bus leave Snowy Valley in the mornings?
The bus leaves at 8.00am and takes about 40min to get to Thredbo. If you are skiing at Perisher you will be dropped at the Ski Tube on the way.

Do you serve vegetarian meals?
We have vegetarian options available at all included meals.

What time does the bus leave Thredbo in the afternoons?
The bus leaves around 5.00pm

What kind of clothes should I bring?
Something that will keep you warm and is comfortable for during the day and casual going out clothes for the nights as there is a bar onsite

How many people are in the rooms?
The share rooms are mostly 4 – 7 share. We have larger rooms for groups and you can also upgrade to be in your own room.

How much luggage can I bring?
You will be travelilng on a full size coach so can bring one large luggage and a ski/snowboard bag if you have it.

Do you go to Thredbo or Perisher?
You can decide to ski Thredbo or Perisher. if you would like to ski Perisher you can be dropped off at the ski tube in the morning (a train that takes you to Perisher) and picked up on the way home.

Are lift passes included?
No, all lift passes and gear hire are purchased on the bus.

What is a lift pass?
A lift pass allows you to get onto the chair lift which takes you to the top of the mountain so you can ski down.

What does Ski or Snowboard hire include?
Ski hire includes standard skis, poles, and boots
Snowboard hire includes standard snowboard, bindings and boots.

What do lessons include?
If you purchase lessons with your lift ticket you will get the same amount of lessons that your pass is. Ex 2 Day Lift Ticket = 2 Lessons. Lessons are each morning and are group beginner lessons.

Do I have to purchase the OZ Snow Pack?
No, if you have your own gear and/or lift passes you are more than welcome to bring them along.

What time does the bus get back to Sydney / Canberra?
The bus gets back to Canberra Jollimont Centre around 8.00pm and Sydney Central Station around 11.30pm depending on road conditions.

Can I buy lift passes and gear when I book my trip?
When you recieve your confirmation there will be a link included for you to prepurchase any lift passes and gear hire for your trip.

Do I need to go on the bus?
Yes, since you are booking a bus trip you must be on the bus. We have self drive packages if you wish to drive yourself.

When do I need to book by?
The tours usually fill up 2 weeks before the departure date* Depending on the snow forecast this can change and trips can be booked out for weeks in advance.

Are the rooms female and male only?
No, all our rooms are mixed with females and males in the same room.

Can you drink on the bus?
Yes, you can bring drinks if you would like to – the bus will not be stopping at the bottle shop anymore.