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Points Auction: Winter in Whistler

Check off your bucket list of ski and luxury in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

A magical, white winter awaits you while you check off an amazing bucket list of ski and luxury in Whistler, Canada. Stay at the incredible Fairmont Chateau Whistler, learn from the best with private ski lessons from a Canadian Olympic skier and take on a day of helicopter backcountry skiing or snowboarding. At night, experience a whimsical multimedia night walk of Whistler, guided by Vallea Lumina - then enjoy a private dinner in the private wine cellar of the Bearfoot Bistro.

This experience includes:

  • two Business return flights to Vancouver on Qantas, including Qantas Points and Status Credits
  • six-night Gold Floor Suites for two guests at Fairmont Chateau Whistler, includes deluxe continental breakfast, all day coffee and tea service and afternoon canapés and honour bar in the Fairmont Gold Lounge, exclusive for Fairmont Gold floor guests
  • transfers between Vancouver International Airport and Whistler
  • four-day ski access at Whistler including equipment rental and lift passes
  • one-day private experience with Ski or Ride with an Olympian
  • one full day heli-assisted backcountry ski tour with Extremely Canadian and Blackcomb Helicopters
  • an immersive, multimedia night-walk guided by a deputy ranger Vallea Lumina
  • special private dinner by snowmobile to the Bearfoot Bistro dinner in a private wine cellar - guests’ experience will include champagne sabering, a five-course dinner for two and a trip to the Ketel One Vodka Ice Room.

Before you bid

It’s a condition of bidding on this auction item that you accept these terms and  conditions:

  • Travel must be booked by 31 December 2021 and completed by 30 April 2022.
  • You and your guest must be available for the trip in January-April 2022. 
  • The Fairmont Chateau is not available between 15-23 January 2022 and 18-27 February 2022. 
  • The auction item can be used by you (or your designate) and one other person. 
  • The flights to Vancouver are from your nearest airport within the Qantas network. Connecting domestic flights (such as on regional routes) may not have Business.
  • You and your companion are required to be fully vaccinated (with a TGA approved or recognised vaccine). Some exemptions are for medical reasons and children. Passengers will also be required to return a negative PCR COVID test 72 hours prior to departure. Additional requirements may apply.
  • The backcountry ski tour experience requires skiers with advanced to intermediate skills, or expert skiers or snowboarders with any level of backcountry experience. A substitute activity can be offered should you or your companion’s experience not be sufficient. You must inform Qantas at the time of booking.

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We want to provide you with as much certainty and flexibility as we can with the ongoing Coronavirus situation. You may be eligible for a refund if government restrictions in relation to international travel to the Canada are introduced after you win the item through to 30 April 2022, which means that you can't travel as originally intended (this includes quarantine requirements on arrival in the Canada or on return to Australia).

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You must be a Qantas Frequent Flyer member to earn and redeem Qantas Points. Membership and points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

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Auction Period: 8am (AEDT) 4 December 2021 - 9pm (AEDT) 4 December 2021. Eligible Bidders: Australian residents who are Qantas Frequent Flyer members aged 18 and over. Eligible Bids: To place a bid, the member must have at least one point higher than the starting bid or the last bid placed in their Qantas Frequent Flyer account. Winning Bid: The member must place the highest bid by 9pm (AEDT) 4 December 2021. The winner must have sufficient points in their Qantas Frequent Flyer account to cover the amount offered in the winning bid within 24 hours of the auction closing. Qantas will use reasonable endeavours to contact each winner by email and phone before midday following close of the auction. In the event the winner does not have enough points after this 24-hour grace period, Qantas reserves the right to cancel the bid and decide the best course of action for the item. Outbid Notification: If the member is outbid, they will be notified by email from frequent_flyer@qantas.com.au. Auction Prize: Winter at Whistler, British Columbia. Winner notification: By phone and in writing by email in the days following. Participating in the auction will be deemed acceptance of the auction full terms and conditionsOpens external site in a new window. Experience must be booked by 31 December 2021 and undertaken by 30 April 2022.

Changes: Travel and accommodation must be completed by 30 April 2022. You’ll be entitled to one date change if you’re unable to travel on the originally agreed date. This change must be requested at least 30 days before departure and the requested rescheduled date must be before 30 April 2022. Requests for rescheduling will be assessed by Qantas and will be subject to flight, hotel and activity availability.

Refunds: You’re entitled to a refund if we cancel or make a significant change to the auction item and are unable to offer an alternative of equal or greater value. You may also have a statutory right to a remedy (including a refund and/or compensation) under the Australian Consumer Law. If you wish to claim a refund, please contact the email address provided to you at the time of winning the auction item. If you’re entitled to a refund, the refund will be equal to the points used for the auction item.

Other Important Information: Flights and accommodation are subject to availability at the time of booking. You and your companion must travel together on the flights and stay together at the accommodation. You’ll be required to pay for any transportation to or from your Australian airport of departure. Qantas Points and Status Credits are accrued for Qantas operated flights. An upgrade cannot be purchased on airfares with cash or by using Qantas Points. Ensure you check the latest government travel requirements, which may include mandatory health declarations, use of face masks, entry permits, pre-approval and quarantine (possibly at your own expense), or you could be denied entry. You and your companion are responsible for following all entry requirements into state or international borders including vaccinations and departure and re-entry requirements into Australia, if required. Please visit Smart traveller for more information. Flights are subject to Qantas’ General Conditions of Carriage. Unless otherwise stated, the experience doesn’t include travel insurance, passports, visas, meals, ground transportation, vaccination, testing or any other costs of a personal nature. Compliance with any health or other government requirements is your responsibility. The experience must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if you’re unable to use the experience as stated. Auction items are not exchangeable or redeemable for cash or other goods or services. An item cannot be transferred to any other person, unless agreed to by Qantas. Qantas excludes all liability in respect of injury, death, loss or damage (including property damage) arising out of you and your guests’ participation in the activities included in this auction item, and you and your guest will be required to sign a release form prior to travel.

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