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Chilled out early-bird crew get the best deal

22nd February 2008

Chilled out early-bird crew get the best deal

The best value, most flexible snow pass in the country, the ‘Licence to Chill’, is now available for early-bird purchase at Anyone considering spending some time on the snow in the South Island is urged to log-onto the CHILL website to take advantage of the best deals right now.

Once again, we bring you access to the widest and best range of terrain available in New Zealand, over all ability levels. With your ‘Licence to Chill’, you can access up to 11 ski areas and over 3500 hectares of ski-able terrain, offering an amazing array of differing snow conditions, features, and experiences. The accessible ski areas include – Porters, Cheeseman, Broken River, Craigieburn Valley, Temple Basin, Mt Olympus, Fox Peak, Mt Dobson, Mt Lyford, Roundhill and Hanmer Springs.

The 'Licence to Chill' passes are available online now at The best deals are now available at a special early-bird price up until the 15th of March, with a full access Adult season-pass starting at $695. A full range of pass options are available, special student and junior pricing, mid-week season passes, and a range of multi-day any-time passes.

CHILL Director, Stu Waddel says that now more than ever, the ‘Licence to CHILL’ pass represents a fully flexible snow experience that offers incomparable value for money.

“The range of terrain on offer, coupled with the ability to ski at up to eleven ski areas on any Chill pass, provides our customers with the ability to tailor their snow experience to their wants and needs.”

In addition to the value offered, the experience of traveling in and around these small alpine communities is unmatched anywhere else in the country, if not the world.

“We’re very fortunate that the ski areas accessible on the pass are so unique. They not only offer an incomparable snow adventure, but the quality of snow, lack of crowds, and overall experience of skiing and riding here are what people enjoy and keep coming back to.”

CHILL is currently moving into a new location in central Christchurch from where its operations will take place year round. This year, those who purchase a pass will be able to visit CHILL directly at this location on specific dates at certain times leading into winter (from May ’08) to collect their pass. Further details on where, when and how to get hold of you’re pass will be made available over the coming weeks.

A full list of products on offer and pricing is available now at Those wishing to purchase to apply and/or pay online can do so now. A warranty to protect pass-holders against any unforeseen circumstances such as injury or sickness is available for season pass and 10-day anytime pass purchasers.

Those who purchase a season pass can choose to become a ‘Licence to Chill’ Seasonaire. Each seasonaire receives a limited edition seasonaire ’08 t-shirt, special CHILL lanyard to attach to their pass, and a new CHILL sticker. Every seasonaire goes into the draw to win 1 of 5 special CHILL prize packs. More details at

To contact CHILL at our Christchurch base during office hours please call 03 365-6530, Fax 03 365 6531 or email Check out the online shop for all your CHILL merchandise and gear you might need for the 2008 season.


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