The partnership entitles the first 200 Europcar customers to a 50 per cent discount on a one-day lift pass at Cardrona and 15 per cent off additional daily lift passes simply by showing their Europcar key tag. All customers beyond the first 200 will also receive 15 per cent off lift-passes during this year’s snow season from 21 June to 6 October 2013.
Europcar Australia and New Zealand Sales and Marketing Director, Mike Warmington, said the partnership complemented Europcar’s tailored snow packages and maximised the amount of time people could spend on the slopes.
“We’re proud to partner with a major New Zealand ski resort like Cardrona and believe the lift-pass offer, combined with our snow packages, will make traveling to the snow fields more enjoyable and affordable,” Mr Warmington said.
Europcar’s all-inclusive snow packages combine safety and convenience including unlimited kilometers, snow chains, free additional driver cover, reduced damage liability and 24-hour snowline roadside assistance.
The packages are available until October from Auckland, Wellington and all South Island locations on rentals of three days or more across Europcar’s extensive snow fleet, including 4WDs and mid-size 4WDs.
Cardrona Alpine Resort Sales and Marketing Manager, Nadia Ellis, welcomed the partnership with Europcar saying the premium snow-ready vehicles on offer were perfectly suited to many of their visitors.
“People coming to Cardrona will be able to collect a snow-ready vehicle from Europcar, get their discounted lift-pass and head straight to the slopes to enjoy all that is on offer,” Ms Ellis said. “We’re also promoting Europcar’s helpful winter driving tips and instructional videos on our website to help improve road safety for all our visitors this snow season.”
Mr Warmington said the partnership with Cardrona followed Europcar’s decision to boost its dedicated fleet of snow vehicles, including the new premium model Toyota Prado VX 4WD available from all South Island locations.
“The premium model Toyota Prado is a major drawcard for our customers; it’s spacious, powerful and can handle rugged conditions, making it perfect for traveling to the snow,” Mr Warmington said.
Go to europcar.co.nz or phone 0800 800 115 to find out more. A similar offer applies in Australia for vehicle rental to snowfields across Victoria, New South Wales and Canberra.