More Winter Whistler Powder is Here!

Tourism Whistler/Chad Chomlack

Tourism Whistler/Chad Chomlack

Even more fresh winter Whistler powder is upon us this weekend.

It was forecasted, we heard it, we waxed our skis and boards, and we’re ready!
Powder days ahead for Whistler Blackcomb and it’s an exciting time to be in Resort with the upcoming events…

Jan 21st through 28th:  Whistler Pride and Ski Festival.

Whistler is gearing up for a packed week of events including epic skiing, snowboarding, parties, social events and comedy gigs.

WSSF: April 10th through 15th.

We’re stoked with the announcement of a new partnership with Whistler Blackcomb and Gibbons Whistler to bring yet another World Ski and Snowboard Festival.  Celebrating its 23rd year with the best in culture, art, music and of course immense and intense snow sports with big air competitions.  They’re calling it a revitalization…bring it!

Family Après: Every Monday and Wednesday through March 28th.

Who doesn’t love a great après ski?  Olympic Plaza in the Village is doing it up family style this season once again with music, lights, local entertainment, sweet eats and much more.  Come out and enjoy the fun every Monday and Wednesday after you’ve had your fill on the hill.

Getting to Whistler.

Remember, Whistler has great in-Resort transfer and shuttle options available to you so leave your car at home and let us get you to Whistler safely, easily and comfortably.
#OnlyinWhistler

 

New lift upgrades for Whistler Blackcomb!

Mike Crane

Whistler Peak (Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane)

It’s been big news recently that Vail Resorts has announced a massive $66 million gondola & lift upgrade to Whistler Blackcomb Mountains for the coming year.  Way!

New Gondola

First of all, a new gondola on the Blackcomb side, in addition to lift upgrades will make both mountains even more accessible.  So this will allow you to really maximize your time enjoying the slopes!

The new 10 passenger gondola that will replace the Wizard and Solar chairlifts at the base of Blackcomb will move a whopping 4,000 people every hour.  This will out-do all others in North America in capacity.

Lift Upgrades

In addition, and in terms of lift upgrades, the Family Zone’s Emerald Express will see a face-lift from a 4 passenger to a 6 passenger high speed.  The 3 passenger Catskinner chair will be replaced by a 4 passenger high speed.

We know it’s difficult for anyone to think about anything else right now outside of easier and quicker access to Whistler Blackcomb mountain (get me up there now!!)… But for anyone thinking ahead to summer, part of the expansion and improvements includes upgrades to the bike park.   This will involve a monumental addition of 21 km’s of biking terrain to Whistler Blackcomb’s already amazing mountain bike park.

In short, if you haven’t already booked your upcoming Whistler holiday, get up here!

Inspiring Images of Whistler and Vancouver

Take a photographic trip to Whistler and Vancouver!

Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

There’s something so special and inspiring about a beautifully captured photographic moment.

Looking for some great pics and info on your upcoming Whistler holiday or Vancouver trip?
We’ve been looking too, and really enjoying the search.  Feast your eyes on our collection of breathtaking pins.
From the Peak of Whistler Blackcomb to its colourful cobblestoned pedestrian Village, along the scenic Sea to Sky highway into beautiful downtown Vancouver and all its wonder, take a quick photographic trip!
So even if you’re not there in person just yet, these great captures can momentarily take you there.

Check out our Boards…

https://www.pinterest.ca/luxtransport/boards

The images encapsulate all seasons, as both destinations have so much to offer year round in terms of activities and sightseeing.
Word has it that Whistler is in for another great season of snow for this upcoming winter, so pay close attention to those amazing winter shots of the Resort and surrounding mountains.

Enjoy!

Tourism Vancouver/Al Normandin

Indulge in Whistler

whistler_springIt’s that time of year in Whistler when our fabulous shoulder season brings indulgent deals around the resort of Whistler starting Sunday May 1st.

Indulge in Whistler provides visitors and locals the opportunity to enjoy special spring rates for popular resort activities such as golf, spa, and dining deals around town.  It’s a beautiful time to be in Whistler with the Village and surrounding lakes and trails ablaze with walkers, runners, bikers, shoppers, explorers and wanderers.

For more information check it out at www.whistler.com/indulge.

And Indulge in Whistler this Season!

Whistler Vacations During All Seasons

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Whistler resort is the perfect destination for a vacation during any season. There are so many great holiday experiences to enjoy for everyone in your travel group.
Stay in the very best Whistler accommodations during a memorable visit to beautiful British Columbia, Canada. The Sea To Sky Corridor along the Pacific Coast is a fantastic area for exciting vacations during all seasons.
Make sure to try all of the great outdoor activities during each day of your visit to the resort. The most popular outdoor activities are skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking and sightseeing. All activities are available to everyone when visiting supernatural Whistler nestled in the majestic West coast mountains.
And our private charter vehicles can accommodate all your luggage as well as all your travel gear such as skis, snowboards, and bikes.

 

Certificate of Excellence for our Services!

Certificate of Excellence for our Services…

A Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor and regular feedback from our clients has us patting our team on the back for a job exceptionally well done!

Our efforts are endless to ensure each and every ride is a true success and our clients would agree, thus honoring us with a Certificate of Excellence for 2015 from TripAdvisor.
Here are a few recent testimonials that make us blush!…

Conference Direct says…
“I recently worked with Luxury Transport Inc. for my client’s 150 person conference in July, 2015 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel. Luxury Transport provided airport transfers to the majority of our guests and transportation for the entire group for three offsite events. We were extremely pleased with the quality of the staff and vehicles, their prompt attention to our questions and their ability to adapt quickly to our travel manifest changes. We received many compliments from attendees that appreciated the drivers’ friendliness and knowledge of the local Vancouver area which was shared during their airport transfers. I would recommend any organization coming to Vancouver and looking for high quality transportation services to work with Luxury Transport Inc.”

Whistler Congress Committee says…
“It is with heartfelt appreciation that the Whistler Congress Committee and all the members of Les Clefs d’Or Canada wish to say ‘Thank You’ for all your support, kindness and generosity in making the 10th  National Les Clefs d’Or Congress the most successful to date.  We are so proud to have had you as our industry partner…”

A recent Whistler client says…
“I was expecting basic service from Vancouver to Whistler, but got so much more! Our driver (Tej) was so accommodating and knowledgeable as he navigated us first to a grocery for utinsels so we could eat our picnic lunch, and then along the Sea to Sky Highway. Tej provided insight on the various places along the way, and also made recommendations on what to do and see in Whistler.”

Read more through our TripAdvisor badge of excellence posted on our website www.luxbus.com

Your Trip to Whistler and Vancouver

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A Tale of Two Cities no doubt! We’re here to help with planning for your trip to Whistler and Vancouver this 2015/2016 Season!
As we hit summer countdown into those longer late summer early fall days in Vancouver and Whistler, it’s our reminder that now is the time to start planning that Whistler trip to remember!

Take on Vancouver, take on Whistler, or split time between the two beautiful neighboring cities giving you two outrageously fun and beautiful destinations in one trip.

Both Whistler and Vancouver are well known for their breathtaking surrounding views and culinary expertise.  While Whistler boasts a charming and atmospheric resort-style Village, Vancouver excites with endless landmarks, beautiful parks, and a bustling downtown core.  While in Whistler, walk the boutique shops in the Village and take a ride up the Whistler Blackcomb Gondola and cross the impressive Peak 2 Peak Gondola, then take some time in Vancouver to take in the downtown culture of Gastown and Chinatown as well as a drive through Stanley Park, Vancouver’s coastal gem.  Then take in some live entertainment and culinary delights at Granville Island Public Market.

Endless activities awaits you on your Whistler and Vancouver adventures!

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Whistler Holiday!

Whistler Holiday Skiing

 

No surprise…SKI Magazine has rated Whistler as the #1 Overall Resort for 2015!  So it’s simple…book a Whistler holiday, play, relax, enjoy, repeat.
Whistler Blackcomb is regularly recognized as a “BEST OF” around the globe and simply does not disappoint.

Right now Fall has us surrounded in the vibrant and diverse colours of the season, and with an increasing chill in the air, we are now anxiously awaiting and excitedly planning for winter.

Whistler Blackcomb opening day is set for November 27th, 2014.
If you are planning to make a Whistler holiday of it this season then now is the time to book!

Step 1: For deeper inspiration and blow-your-mind Whistler images, check out our Whistler Pinterest Board stacked with breathtaking mountain and lake pics.

Step 2: Visit our Whistler page where you can get more information on our winter promotion offering up to $50 off a roundtrip Whistler transportation service.

Step 3:  BOOK NOW or GET A QUOTE and your only weeks away from YOUR most memorable holiday of all time…your Whistler holiday.

We want you to experience the very best of Whistler, so let us answer your questions and help you with your Whistler holiday planning!

 

 

Whistler for the Long Weekend!

Whistler for the Long Weekend

The long weekend is fast approaching.  What are your plans??

Whistler for the long weekend is the perfect plan!  Before the back-to-school life-in-the-fast-lane picks back up get up to Whistler to enjoy some late summer activities and beautiful views!

Riding the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler is breathtaking in itself as you travel alongside those amazing ocean colours and backdrop mountains the whole way up.

Once in Whistler, TAKE IT UP a few notches with activities such as taking the gondola up for some Whistler Blackcomb mountaintop hiking and a memorable ride on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, or hit the Mountain Bike Park for your adrenaline rush, or take a canoe or kayak down the winding River of Golden Dreams from Alta Lake to Green Lake.  Still have time to spare in your day?  Go for a tree top adventure, zip-lining, or ATVing to fill those adventure gaps.

Or, TAKE IT DOWN a few notches by enjoying a leisurely bike ride or walk along the Whistler’s extensive and peaceful Valley Trail for a picnic at one of Whistler’s amazing lakes, beaches or parks. If you’re looking for some serious down-time, be sure to visit the Scandinave Spa, or book a tee time at one of Whistler’s impressive golf courses, or grab your rod and drop a line for a quiet afternoon of fishing.
Wanting to continue on that relaxation train?  Enjoy a walk through the boutique shops in Whistler Village and stop into one of Whistler’s many award winning restaurants for drinks and delectable eats.

It’s your time to be inspired.  Head to Whistler this long weekend and plan your perfect itinerary.
For transfers to Whistler information click here.

Whistler Transportation with Bikes

We are your solution for Whistler transportation with bikes!

There is always lots of cyclist activity along the Sea to Sky highway and there are a number of note-worthy bike events coming to Whistler this season…

Coming to Whistler…

BC Bike Race – July 5th
Subaru IRONMAN Canada – July 27th
RBC GranFondo – September 6th

 

Luxury Transport Passenger Sprinter Vans

Many athletes will be organizing Whistler transportation with bikes back to Vancouver or Vancouver Airport (YVR).

Our Mercedes Sprinter Vans can accommodate up to 5 people with luggage and up to 5 bike bags/boxes.
Very spacious, captain’s chairs, over 6-feet of headroom, large viewing windows.
*no additional costs for your bikes.

Whistler to Vancouver in a Sprinter Van = $370 one-way + 5% GST and driver’s gratuity
($88.80 per person for groups of 5 people inclusive of tax/gratuity)

Whistler to YVR in a Sprinter Van = $395 one-way + 5% GST and driver’s gratuity.
($94.80 per person for groups of 5 people inclusive of tax/gratuity)

Contact Us for more info or Book Now!

And best of luck to all the athletes taking part in these upcoming and exciting events!





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