Qantas launches direct ski season flights to Vancouver

Qantas today announced it will operate six direct return services between Sydney and Vancouver in January to cater for demand during the peak of...

A self heating base layer to protect you from the cold

SnowsBest sent Adie Robertson to the Australian ski resorts to review the AVADE self heating base layer.  Asked to test-drive an innovative hightech heated base...

Five minutes with Winter Olympian Greta Small

Australia’s Winter Olympians peel back for SnowsBest while everyone else is getting hot and sweaty over in Rio.  Greta Small competed at the Sochi Winter...

The season’s best images from Australia’s best snow photographers

We asked Australia's best snow photographers to submit their top five shots of the season. Already lamenting the end of the Australian ski and snowboard...

Straya! The home grown version of cat and heli skiing at...

I was standing at the top of a chairlift in Falls Creek, enjoying the morning bluebird skies, when a snowmobile pulled up beside me. Attached...

Cardrona launches year round lift pass

Cardrona Alpine Resort has become the first alpine resort in New Zealand to introduce a lift pass for all seasons – the Gold Pass....

Virgin Australia to launch wi-fi on domestic and international flights

Guests flying with Virgin Australia will soon be connected and better entertained than ever before, with the airline to introduce inflight wi-fi on its...

SnowsBest seasonal outlook for the Australian ski season 2018

The official opening of the Australian ski season is now less than a month away, so here we’ll take a look at recent happenings...

Mile high virtual reality, literally

Qantas takes in flight entertainment to new heights with Samsung Virtual Reality Technology. Qantas together with Samsung Electronics Australia has launched a new trial entertainment...

Australia’s medal winning week

New World Champions, podiums galore and an X Games medal. That is the week that was for Australia in the snow world. Australians celebrating Australia...

Beware of scams this ski season

As families hit the slopes this season Fair Trading is reminding consumers to be aware of their rights under the Australian Consumer Law. “Ski holiday...

Insiders guide to Mt Beauty: Chris Hocking

Ski photographer Chris Hocking has lived in Mt Beauty near Falls Creek for over twelve years. He gives Snows Best the local's guide to...

Ski then sleep under the stars in Hotham’s new eco domes

This winter, Hotham will become home to Australia's first ever eco domes in the snow. The new domes are one of the most unique accommodation...

Best Aussie backcountry tours for first timers this ski season

While Australia waits for more news about the ski season ahead, including opening dates and how resorts will operate in a COVID winter, thoughts...

Insider guide to Perisher: Tracy Thew

Tracy Thew calls Perisher home and has done for almost thirty years. This makes her our local who Snows Best on the inside. She...

Virgin Australia and Air Canada introduce codeshare

Virgin Australia today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enter into a strategic cooperation agreement with Air Canada, increasing choice for...
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