Grand Massif, Samoëns Morillon, France

February 1 – 9, 2025 Base Trip
February 1 – 12, 2025 w/Greece Extension

2023/2024 Club Membership Is Required at sign-up
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Skiing

What can be said about the Grand Massif Domain besides “ski heaven!”? Halfway between Chamonix and Geneva, that Grand Massif welcomes winter sports enthusiasts to a ski area of character and contrasts. Grand Massif fulfils snow fans of all levels with its 139 slopes (25 green slopes; 59 blue slopes; 44 red slopes; 11 black slopes) and gives access to large areas with its 62 ski lifts. Located in the Haute-Savoie and facing Mont Blanc, the area offers a preserved environment and a breathtaking panorama.

Hotel Accommodations

An all-inclusive ski vacation at Club Med’s Grand Massif Samoëns Morillon is a must for winter sports enthusiasts. Club Med welcomes you to a Resort that combines exceptional skiing with the pleasures of après-ski, in a totally magnificent environment. So that you can make the most of your stay in the Grand Massif domain, Club Med offers all-inclusive ski packages with skiing and snowboard lessons from 12 years old. All you have to do is put on your skis and go!

Extension Trip

Athens, Greece – After a fun-filled week in Grand Massif for those that choose the extension, we will fly to Athens, Greece. From there, the group will stay 3 nights at the Electra Palace Hotel in Athens.  Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens is one of the world’s oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years, and its earliest human presence beginning somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennia BC.  The city is still dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel topped with ancient buildings like the colonnaded Parthenon temple.

Payment Schedule

You must secure your spot for the trip with an initial non-refundable deposit of $250 per person through the club website. Subsequent payments will be made via paper check, payable to “AE Ski Club”, on the following payment schedule and mailed to Michael Bencher.
PaymentDue DateIKON Pass Holderw/ Greece Extension
Initial Deposit (Required Online)At signup (starting 6/19/24 @ 7 pm EST)$500.00
(non-refundable)
$500.00
(non-refundable)
Second PaymentAug. 1st, 2024$1,500.00$1,500.00
Final PaymentNov. 1st, 2024$2,050.00$2,650.00
Final Cost $4,050.00$4,650.00

CHECKS RETURNED AS UNPAID BY THE BANK WILL BE ASSESSED A $35.00

Mailing Address:
Evan Riesbeck
Attn: AE Ski Club – Grand Massif Trip
37 Ruscan Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109

Trip Insurance

Trip insurance is highly recommended and provided by our tour provider. You must sign up on your own through the link below. The cost of the trip insurance is not refundable at signup (starting 7/1/23 5 pm)

On sale June 19, 2024 at 7 PM ET

$4,050.00

PP/Double Occupancy no extension

$4,650.00

PP/Double Occupancy w/Greece extension

If needed, the solo room (with no roommate) has a cost of +$1200 extra on the per person amount of the trip selected. The solo room availability is VERY limited.

What’s Included

  • Round trip non-stop air from JFK to Geneva to JFK on Swiss Air
  • Motor coach transfers to and from airports and hotel
  • 7 nights deluxe accommodation ski-in/out at Club Med’s Grand Massif****
  • Gourmet dining throughout the day including full European buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Full open bar with premium* alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • 6-day Less 3 Vallees ski passes & 5 days ski instruction
  • Daily entertainment, including but not limited to; local bands, circus shows, and performances
  • Dedicated group coordinators to attend to your group needs
  • Baggage tags and travel packets for all participants
  • All resort and hotel taxes, surcharges, & porterage*
  • Int’l Departure Taxes, Fuel Surcharge & Security Fees – currently estimated at $503 and subject to change until the group is ticketed
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What’s NOT Included

  • Luggage charges – Skis & Snowboards on SWISS Air are FREE
  • Side trips

What’s Included – Extension to Greece

  • Round trip non-stop air from Geneva to Athens to JFK on Swiss Air
  • Motor coach transfers to and from airports and hotel
  • 3 nights deluxe accommodation at Electra Palace Hotel*****
  • European breakfast each morning
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What’s NOT Included – Extension Greece

  • Lunch and dinner in Greece
  • Luggage charges – Skis & Snowboards on SWISS Air are FREE
  • Side trips

Trip Leaders

Mark Riesbeck
  • E-mail
  • Phone: (860) 874-6629
Even Riesbeck
  • E-mail
  • Phone: (860) 455-6111

Feel free to contact us for more details on any aspect of the trip.

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