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Why are more Australians hitting the slopes?

By Emily Warbrick

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Australia might be known for its warm cities, sunny beaches and scorching outback, but new research from Club Med shows that Aussies themselves prefer to hit the slopes during their holidays. The survey found that 50 per cent of respondents aged 18-34 prefer a snow holiday over a warm one.

Not only are Australians looking to get away from the heat, they're looking for overseas ski destinations. Five out of six respondents in the Club Med survey said they're "tired" of skiing in Australia – but where do they want to go instead? So, where should you go on your next ski holiday, and how can Snowscene help you get there?

Australians want to ski overseas

Though there are places within Australia to ski, most residents seem to be interested in travelling internationally for their snow holidays. According to Club Med's research, 80 per cent of the respondents who said they'd like to go to a ski resort in the near future also want that trip to be somewhere outside of Australia.

80 per cent of respondents said they'd like to go to a ski resort somewhere outside of Australia.

And the destinations Aussies are most likely to go? Japan, America, Canada and Europe. All three of these regions offer incredible ski conditions, but Australians want more than just good powder on the slopes. The research shows that they prioritise convenience, fun activities and value for money the most. Luckily, there are resorts all over the world that can offer all of these and more.

How can Snowscene get you there?

As great as it might seem to go for an international ski getaway, the logistics of planning the trip might be a headache – don't let that stop you from embarking on the trip of a lifetime! Our experienced team at Snowscene is ready to help you plan every detail of your next ski holiday, so leave all the planning to us.

Whether you're looking for an all-inclusive resort experience, like one with Club Med, or a trip customised to fit your budget and needs, we can help. Across Australia or overseas, Snowscene's expertise will ensure your holiday is perfectly planned. Want to plan ahead for next year? Within the next month, we'll have 30 per cent off 2018-19 Club Med Tomamu packages! 

For more information, please reach out to a Snowscene Snow and Travel Specialist today!

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