News Charlotte Pass Groupon Day Tripper

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  1. Sean Sunley

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  2. chicski

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    They also have their Flexi 5 locals pass on again. Just over $200 IIRC. Transferable.
     
  3. Donzah

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    wish I could get that
    (i haven't looked if I can)
     
  4. chicski

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    Just get a local to buy you one. They can then be used by anyone. I think the purchaser may need to book them when you want to use them. But they don’t need to go.
     
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    cheers ...
     
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    The day trip to Charlotte Pass is quite a treat - especially for kids
     
  8. Lady Penelope

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    Oh? Do i have to buy them one too? ;)
     
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    Hide the kids in your helmet and you might not have to
     
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    :D
     
  11. HSVGuy

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    Can't pass the value for a day trip, but I don't see how you could spend an entire week/5 days here.

    I came for one day last last year and doing the same again this year - any areas that you'd suggest checking out that you wouldn't really find on your own?
     
  12. Ozgirl

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    So we have just spent the morning at Charlotte's.

    Day tripper. Visibility not great (so making me a bit nervous Nelly with the bump)

    Lunch this year is at 'China King' in Lucy Lodge.

    Choice of 4 dishes and a wonton soup.
    It was okay. YK said it wasn't enough food. I thought it was okay. But it was cold, and the restaurant wasn't warm. Seemed to have no drinks (only free water)

    The soup was flavourful but the wonton was crunchy, as in not completely cooked or dried out after steaming. Didn't soften in the broth either.

    The flavour of my sweet & sour pork was okay. Nothing to write home about though.
     
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    Thanks @Ozgirl. Now I’ll know what to expect when I do my day trip to Charlotte (s) Pass sometime this season ...
     
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    We want to go up there one day as well so you should let me know when you are going. Has to be midweek for us. We have shoppa docket things. We have spares if anyone else wants to join in.

    Will be our only ski days in Aus as we just cannot justify the time or money in Aus any more.
     
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    Will do! I can sometimes get away on a Tuesday ...
     
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    Ok we can do the Tuesday deal instead of the shoppa docket. Got to get the NPWS pass for the car.
     
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    I’ll let you know! Just waiting for a bit more snow :D
     
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    The other option, @skichanger, is any day from the week starting 20 August, when I’m being a bad momma and pulling my boys out of school for the week to stay at Smiggins. Easy trip to Charlotte’s from there. I did hear @DidSurfNowSki expressing interest, too, although not sure how a mid-week trip will fit with his plans?
     
  20. DidSurfNowSki

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    Tues 21 Aug or Thurs 23 Aug ???
     
  21. chicski

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    Could maybe join you on 21/8 (if I'm invited ;))
     
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    ROFL

    You're always welcome to join us
     
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    at a pinch though - they need even numbers! (unless you got the locals pass!)
     
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    Consider it done! Either day suits me. @skichanger?

    I bought the Groupon ticket so even numbers not needed for me :). Think they're still on sale? Half-price day tripper ticket ..
     
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    Ruin a good story with the truth why don't you!!
     
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    :D
     
  27. skichanger

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    Lol! As things happen I am heading back to Japan on 21/8. So for me it needs to be earlier than that. But hey if I have started the conversation that has you all organising a day trip together that is still a win.
     
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    Lol! As things happen I am heading back to Japan on 21/8. So for me it needs to be earlier than that. But hey if I have started the conversation that has you all organising a day trip together that is still a win.
    Of course you are invited.
     
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    Lol! As things happen I am heading back to Japan on 21/8. So for me it needs to be earlier than that. But hey if I have started the conversation that has you all organising a day trip together that is still a win.
    Of course you are invited.
     
  30. skichanger

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    Lol! As things happen I am heading back to Japan on 21/8. So for me it needs to be earlier than that. But hey if I have started the conversation that has you all organising a day trip together that is still a win.
    Of course you are invited.
     
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    Lol! As things happen I am heading back to Japan on 21/8. So for me it needs to be earlier than that. But hey if I have started the conversation that has you all organising a day trip together that is still a win.
    Of course you are invited.
     
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    The Groupon pass is still going so I grabbed one :)
     
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    @skichanger, I’m flexible so can come up another Tuesday. 14 August, anyone?
     
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    I'm pretty flexible with the dates as well.
     
  35. skichanger

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    Lol! As things happen I am heading back to Japan on 21/8. So for me it needs to be earlier than that. But hey if I have started the conversation that has you all organising a day trip together that is still a win.
    Of course you are invited.
     
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    I'm totally inflexible, but may not make it anyway. Starting to stress about work loads o_O
     
  37. Lady Penelope

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    I know that feeling! Skiing is a great de-stressor...
     
  38. skichanger

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    This works for me. I am actually in Canberra the day before.

    I assume the Charlotte Pass thing does not include ski tube so I would drive to Perisher. I will just have to organise the pass for my car before then. Happy to give anyone else a lift on the day. Would be going from Berridale so passing through Jindy.
     
  39. chicski

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    Except when you know the work is still waiting back home...

    I'm hoping to get up tomorrow and then I'm away for 2 weeks.
     
  40. skichanger

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    Oh work - yeah not really getting it all done at the moment. But I also need some balance of getting out of the house without my MIL. It will do my head in if I don't.
     
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    1st preference 14 Aug
    2nd preference 21 Aug

    I'm sure one of us with a NPS pass can give you a lift.
     
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    14th seems good then.

    I need to get the pass for the car anyway. And as locals we get a discounted one. And if my mogul skier can get his act together we get a staff one that is even cheaper. But if it is snowing...I would love a lift. It is a long time since I have put chains on as we don't need them in Japan, well most of the time anyway.
     
  44. DidSurfNowSki

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    Leave app approved for the 14th.
    I know what I'm doing ;)
     
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    I have an AWD ;). No need for chains on that! Happy to give anyone a lift. Might start a thread in ‘Arrangements’ later today to see if anyone else is interested. @chicski, I’ll be up the week starting 19/8 if you’re around and would like to share a few turns at Perisher?
     
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    Will keep it in mind. Have interolympics at Thredbo later in the week. But if the weather is nice, I'll pop up for a couple of hours.
     
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    Yeah so do I supposedly till some boys did an engine change... long story but at the moment it is 2wd. Oh what fun "parenting" can be.
     
  48. jonathanc

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    Question for those who have done it before - how flexible is the Groupon deal? i.e. can you book it for any day? Couldn't work it out from the Groupon website.
     
  49. skifree

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    Once you have bought your Groupon ticket which should have a code you then go to the CP Office in Jindy or at Perisher in the Train Station to book your date.
     
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    Thanks - are they pretty flexible though? Or are you stuck with a particular weekday?
     
  51. skichanger

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    How much are the Groupon tickets? We have shop a dockets
     
  52. skifree

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    Dunno, I stood there at the Perisher CP counter and sorted the Groupon thing there & then after checking there was space on my date. Then made the CP booking.

    I think it is maybe flexible, read the Groupon bumff maybe?