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5 Reasons It’s Okay to Start Thinking About Winter Now

While you’re enjoying lakeside barbecues and glorious hikes, it’s easy for snowy peaks and goggle tans to seem like a distant memory. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t already be thinking about your next winter getaway to the mountains.

According to Cheapflights, there are deals on flights to Vancouver as early as 25 weeks in advance- that’s all the way back on July 2nd! If want save money and get excited for your next ski holiday, here’s why now is a great time to start thinking about your winter vacation to Whistler. 

1. You can start getting excited

We all know that back to school feeling. Your tan starts to fade, work quickly piles up, and the holiday blues well and truly kick in. But who says you have to go back to reality? By booking your ski holiday early you can daydream at your desk of powder days and après antics, and let the anticipation build.

2. You can get the best deal on your winter vacation

It’s true that the early bird catches the worm. And the early skier catches all the best deals. If you’re craving a winter vacation, rest assured you’re not alone. Popular Whistler hotels can sell out by early fall, so make sure you book long in advance. By beating the rush, you can secure your favourite accommodation, plus great deals on flights, lift discounts and equipment. Think of generous vacation bargains as your reward for being so organized!

3. You can begin to replenish your gear

No one wants to be standing in a long line on the first day of their holiday impatiently waiting to pick up skis. Especially when all of your friends are already up on the mountain showing off their pow turns. So think ahead, skip the queues, and turn up with all the right gear ready to hit the slopes.

Summer is the perfect time to get your hands on some newish equipment. With ample time before your holiday, you can take the time to browse the best deals on snowboards and skis.

4. You can plan in advance

With so much to do in Whistler it’s important to make sure you can squeeze everything into your trip. By booking in advance you’ll have plenty of time to work out the logistics of your vacation. Enjoy making a list of those once-in-a-lifetime activities you’re dying to try, whether it’s the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, the Scandinave Spa, or that ski run you promised yourself you would finally attempt. Then, you can make all your reservations online, and make sure you won’t miss out on anything when you get here.

5. You can relax

We all know that one of the most stressful parts of arranging any holiday is finding a time when everyone is free. By marking your holiday out in the calendar early on, you can avoid stressing about dates and work schedules. In the run up to your vacation, you can relax knowing that your flights, lodging and lift tickets have all been taken care of – and all that’s left to do is look forward to it!

If you’re organized about one thing this year, make it your ski trip. To make the most of your Whistler experience, book your trip through Whistler Reservations. We offer a wide variety of accommodation and activities in Whistler at the lowest prices, and would love to assist you in creating your perfect vacation. You can contact us here

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