SCAM ALERT- Canadian eTA visas.

For those looking at travelling to Canada under the electronic visa (eTA) Please be aware there are scam websites charging more for fake visas. Below is the correct website for the visa application. The Visa is $7 CAD. Be suspicious of any website that charges more then this. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta-start.asp

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Changes to the US visa Waiver Program (ESTA)

  As of the 21st of January changes have been made that may affect Australians wishing to visit the US on the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisations) visa waiver program. Everyone who has visited Iran, Iraq, Syria or Sudan after the 1st of March 2011 and everyone who is a dual national of these […]

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Singapore Airlines to launch “Capital Express” routes

Singapore Airlines announced this week that they will be launching a new route called the ‘Capital Express.” This will be a Singapore- Canberra- Wellington return route that will initially fly 4 times a week, possibly increasing seasonally due to demand. Flights will go on sale from the 25th of January for flights from the 21st […]

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What Kids Know About Snow?

How much do you know about snow?  After discovering almost five million Australians have never seen snow, Thredbo found a group of kids who fit this group to see just how much (or little) they know about the wonderful, magical, mysterious thing that is snow. To find out more about Thredbo click HERE

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Avalanche Safety Training

Avalanche-training

Have you ever wanted to go back country touring? Do you already go back country touring? Do you know how to keep yourself safe? If the answer is no and you plan on going back country in Australia or around the world you need to gain some knowledge   In 2014 an avalanche in Victoria killed […]

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Snow Travel on a Budget

While traveling for snow, it is easy to exhaust your budget quickly. By careful planning and budgeting you can enjoy a stress free, seamless holiday. It is a good idea to set up a budget planner with daily limits for all the days that you will be away. Be Flexible with your dates: Keep out of […]

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Proud to be Australian

Australian Flag

In the spirit of Australia day I thought I should share with you all what it means to be an Aussie and a great sports person. Earlier this month in Utah at the FIS freestyle ski world cup, 21 yr old Madii Himbury drew up against the french mogul skier Perrine Laffont in the woman’s […]

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25% Off Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance Snowboard

Here at Alpine World we believe that Safety is the best policy. That’s why we offer 25% of travel insurance to Everyone travelling with Alpine World. We can provide you with an obligation free quote, to make your travel planning more hassle free.     When should I buy my travel insurance? You should buy your […]

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