Season switch up in Whistler!

Tourism Whistler / Justa Jeskova

Tourism Whistler / Justa Jeskova

It’s a season switch up in Whistler!

Fall is here.  It’s a season switch up in Whistler and the colours in and around the Village are absolutely breathtaking.  Not to mention the excitement in the air as Whistler was treated to its first snowfall of the season.  Fall is beautiful, and winter will be EPIC!

The time to plan your Whistler holiday is now.  Here are some fun upcoming happenings to get those travel bug juices going…

-October 5th through 8th is the annual Turkey Sale where you can buy up all things ski and snowboard for the upcoming winter season.

-October 11th through 14th Whistler welcomes its Writers Festival featuring guest writers, readers and storytellers of all levels.

-Every Friday throughout October (5-7pm) you can indulge in a Whistler wine walk between various private and public art galleries excited to share their arts, eats and wines with you.

-October 12th through 14th the Fairmont Chateau hosts the ‘All About Me’ Women’s Weekend.  A rejuvenating and inspiring women’s weekend retreat.  Need we say more?

-October 13th is a big day for teams and individuals participating in the annual 50 Relay & Ultra! This 50 mile race is centred around the Village and scenic Valley Trail system.  Be a runner or part of the cheering squad and join the excitement!

Furthermore, there are lots of Fall Hotel Packages available right now to tempt you.
And we’re already seeing snow along the Sea to Sky Corridor so BOOK your transportation with us for a safe, easy and enjoyable journey to and from the Resort.

Any questions?  We can’t wait to hear from you.  Contact us today.

Do Whistler!

Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

Welcome to the year of the DO…so do Whistler and let’s make some memories!

They are saying that consumers are more focussed now more than ever on what they DO rather than what they HAVE.  We absolutely agree.

It’s becoming more about building on meaningful and memorable experiences rather than physical things.  Whistler oozes with opportunity for this.  With that said, here are some ideas to help you with your Whistler DO this year.

Winter Olympics 2018

Throw on your festive gear and head to the Village for a number of Olympic activities and events with live music, Olympic themed activities and Olympic Plaza broadcasts throughout the Winter Games.

Ice Kingdom Whistler

From now through March 31st, feast your eyes on the impressive 40,000 square feet of ice and snow sculptures inspired by the 300 year old Chinese tradition of gathering and creating beautiful sculptures out of ice and snow.  Whistler Golf Course is hosting and will feature ice slides for children, interactive sculptures and brilliant light displays.

WSSF

April 10th through 15th brings us the ever popular World Ski and Snowboard Festival!  This snow and ski festival, coming into it’s 23rd year, celebrates all things Whistler.  Ski races, big air competitions, live music and entertainment, and popular filmmaker showdown.  Excitement to the extreme and not to be missed!

So we invite you to come to Whistler to build on or begin building your experiences and memories.  DO Whistler with us!

 

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

 

Whistler is Beautiful!

View from Roundhouse Lodge
Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

Whistler is a beautiful place to be at any time of year! We have been enjoying the vibrant colors of Fall and are growing increasingly excited about the upcoming season.  We have snowriding, skiing and sledding on the brain now!

It is being projected that we’re potentially in for another very white winter and therefore another incredible season on the mountains.
Winter is upon us, and the time is now to book a Whistler getaway.

Your winter wonderland awaits, and here are some great to-do’s to include on your Whistler vacation list…

-Take in some breathtaking coastal viewpoints along the Sea to Sky Highway on route.
-Ride the Sea to Sky Gondola to an unforgettable view (in Squamish about half way there).
-Endless powder days on Whistler Blackcomb Mountains and of course the Peak 2 Peak Gondola to take you from one to the other
-Stroll the pedestrian cobblestone Village for great shopping, amazing eats or just to take in the great atmosphere of the Village.
-Walk the Village at night to take in the brilliant lights displayed throughout.
-A relaxing and peaceful day at the Scandinave Spa.
-Get your adrenaline going at the Whistler Sliding Centre.
-Enjoy a snow walk in the easily accessible Valley Trail system.

This is the year to be in Resort.  Book today!

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 Food and Wine Festival

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Get ready for another fabulously memorable Cornucopia Whistler food and wine festival in the mountains!

The best food and drinks from around BC and beyond will be highlighted at the festival from November 5th through 15th, 2015.
These well planned events and galas will take you through a culinary journey to be remembered!
Contact Us to book your roundtrip Whistler transfers or check out more on the event Cornucopia Whistler.

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!

 

 





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