Frequently Asked Questions 2020

Q. When is the trip?

11th - 18th July 2019. 

Q. Can I still sign up?

Yes - there are still spots on the 2020 trip so rally your mates ASAP & grab your trip deposits!

Q. Where is the trip?

Mt Hotham, Victoria. We organise buses to take the group over. Please contact us if you have questions or comments regarding the location of the trip.

Q. How much does it cost?

Membership to the club is $15. This fee is to cover administration costs and ensures the viability of the club. Many dedicated volunteers work for free to run this non-profit club for your enjoyment.
The 2020 trip is $1,630 all inclusive. We offer an early bird discount ($100) outlined on the payment page. As a committee we want to stress that we do our very best to find the cheapest and best options to suit a trip of such a nature and luckily because there are so many of you snow-lovers we get an awesome group discount which all trip attendees directly benefit from. 

Q. What is included in the trip cost?

  • Transportation to and from the mountain (bus)

  • 5 nights accomodation

  • Breakfast and dinner

  • Lessons from qualified ski instructors on the mountain

  • Lift passes

  • Ski and snowboard hire

  • Themed nights + parties and activities on the mountain

  • Life long friends you will definitely make!

Q. How do I become a member?

Click 'Join or Renew' at the top of this page. Please note the difference between 'student' and 'non-student' memberships, 'student' refers to those currently enrolled at The University of Adelaide. 'Non-student' refers to non-uni students or students from other universities. 

Q. Can I come on the trip if I am NOT a student at Adelaide Uni or don't go to Uni?

Yes! We have many non-students join us. An extra insurance fee must be paid by non-students through purchasing an Adelaide University Sports Association membership (AU Sport) which is $88. This is necessary to cover you for any injuries or other incidents that may occur on the trip. 

Q. What if I have to take a supplementary exam?

This year we have eliminated the need to cancel if you have a supplementary exam! We have moved the trip a week forward for you to enjoy the ski trip even if you have a supplementary exam.

Q. What happens if I change my mind?

If you change your mind you must give us enough notice, as we deem suitable, and we can only give you a refund if we find someone to replace you.

Q. What happens if I have dietary requirements?

You will be prompted to fill out a medical form when purchasing your trip deposit, please fill in the necessary sections that relate to your requirements.

Q. Can I do both skiing and snowboarding on the trip?

Yes, we want you to get the most out of your trip! There may be an extra swap over fee which you will need to pay yourself to the hiring company on the mountain. It is usually a small fee and we can provide a definite cost closer to the trip. 

Q. What is the payment plan?

Head to this link to get the low down..

Q. What is the 'Early Bird' special?

The first FIVE members to pay their trip in FULL receive a discount of $100. This will be deducted from your trip cost (Deposit much still be purchase from the store). See the payment page for more info. 

Please email auski@theblacks.com.au if you have any further questions. 

Details of what members will need to bring on the trip will be discussed at ITINERARY night.