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Cortina d'Ampezzo lies within the Dolomite region of the Italian Alps, about two hours north of Venice. A proud member of The Best of The Alps and the host of the 1956 Winter Olympics, it's widely considered one of the world's finest, most fun-loving ski resort destinations. It's most famous for its towering stone peaks, delicious Italian cooking, and warm and congenial charm.

New for 2010, our members have the chance to sign up for Cortina d'Ampezzo with our new Summer Preview Special. Our discounted rate offers you significant savings -- and the opportunity to score an early spot on one of one of our most highly anticipated trips.

Update, August 11: All our discounted spots for this trip have been taken. You may still sign up for this trip at regular price; see "pricing" to learn more.

Dates of travel: Friday, February 19 to Saturday, February 27, 2022

Trip features:

  • Six days of skiing and riding with an all-access pass to the Italian Dolomiti Superski area, offering a jaw-dropping 1,200 km of skiable slopes (745 miles) stretched over 12 distinct resort areas, with more than 450 lifts, dozens of charming mountain chalets, and tiny villages offering warm hospitality. View the trail maps >
  • Six-night stay in a comfortable, modern hotel conveniently located in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Accommodations include double occupancy rooms (with single occupancy upgrades available); all breakfasts and most dinners are included.
  • Round-trip coach airfare between New York City and Venice, Italy, departing on Friday, February 19 and returning on Saturday, February 27
  • Round-trip motorcoach transfer between Venice and Cortina d'Ampezzo

During our sneak-preview, we're happy to present the outline for our trip; the full details for our trip will be published in September. See "pricing" to learn more.

See and learn more about Cortina d'Ampezzo:

How our Summer Preview Special works :
  • While we're finalizing the details of our trip, our members have the chance to obtain a discount by signing up early. If you're not a member yet, you can become one here; we'll even extend your membership through the 2010 season.
  • By signing up early, you'll receive both a significant discount and a generous cancellation policy. All those who sign up during our preview period may cancel their spot for any reason and receive a full refund; this offer is good through October 16, 2009.
  • Additional options:This trip will offer single occupancy, land-only, and first-class airfare upgrades. The number of upgraded spots is limited, but full pricing won't be available until September. If you would like to reserve a single room or a land-only spot, please email us.
  • The details of this trip are subject to change. While we finalize the specifics of our trip, we'll be sure to pursue the same high-quality standards that SKI BUMS members have come to expect. We will promptly notify all those who have signed up for this trip with any significant changes to our trip outline.

Price for this trip: $2749

Update, August 11: Discounted pre-season pricing is no longer available for this trip; all the discounted spots have been taken.

SKI BUMS members may sign up for this trip at the regular price; the cancellation policy listed below still applies. We recommend signing up early, particularly if you want to take advantage of our land-only or single-occupancy options. There are a limited number of each.

To make a payment and add your name to the roster for the 2010 SKI BUMS trip to Cortina d'Ampezzo, select your prepayment option:

For those who sign up for the partial prepayment after August 11, the balance is due on November 14th.

After we receive your payment:

  • We'll email you a confirmation. This is separate from the payment confirmation that PayPal will send you; it can take 2 or 3 days for SKI BUMS to receive payments from PayPal.
  • As details of the trip are finalized, you'll be among the first to know. Spread the word and invite your friends!

Cancellation policy:

Between October 16 and November 15: $500 fee. Between November 15 and December 31: $900 fee. After January 1st: no refund. SKI BUMS reserves the right to add a 10% late payment charge. SKI BUMS strongly recommends the purchase of traveler's insurance to guard against unforeseen cancellations.

Copyright 2009, SKI BUMS.