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Military Epic Pass

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Discounts on accommodation, rentals, lessons, dining and more!

Enjoy incredible value while in resort at Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham! Take a look at the great benefits you have access to with your Military Epic Pass.

Planning on visiting our resorts during the Australian snow season? Make sure to activate your pass before arriving.

 

Unlimited Access to Perisher, Falls Creek, Hotham and more

UNLIMITED, UNRESTRICTED ACCESS TO THE AUSTRALIAN SNOW SEASON

Explore more with your 2021/22 Military Epic Pass at Vail owned and operated resorts including:

  • Unlimited, unrestricted lift access to Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham for the 2022 Australian snow season.
  • Free access to first tracks and night skiing at Perisher, Hotham and Falls Creek.
20% off Lessons and Rentals

20% OFF LESSONS AND RENTALS

Take your skills to the next level with 20% off group and private lessons and rentals when purchased online and in advance.

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Up to 15% off Retail

UP TO 15% OFF RETAIL, FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Rest and rejuvenate with up to 15% off food and beverage at participating outlets in Perisher and Hotham. Plus, make great savings on the top brands at participating outlets in Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham.

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Huge Discounts at The Station

15% OFF ACCOMMODATION AT THE STATION

Lock in your holiday at The Station in Jindabyne and save 15% on your booking.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I activate my Military Epic Pass for the 2022 Australian snow season?

Before your first visit to our resorts for the 2022 Australia winter season, you will need to activate your pass by completing a Release of Liability and uploading a photo to your account. Follow the steps below:

To sign your Release of Liability

To upload a photo to your account

When uploading a photo please make sure to meet the below requirements:

  • The photo should be recent – within the last 2 years for adults and 1 year for children 
  • The photo should show a clear, front view, full face of the guest 
  • The guest should be in normal attire, without headwear or glasses 
  • The guest should have a natural expression, eyes open and looking directly ahead 
  • The head should be centred in the photo and cover about 75-80% of the area of the photo

Please ensure you follow these steps to activate each family member’s Military Epic Pass. 

What card should I use to access lifts for the 2022 Australian winter season?

The RFID scanning technology used in Australia and the Northern Hemisphere is different, this means that cards issued by the US team will not work in Australia, and vice versa.

The Mountain Access Card mailed out to you by the Epic Australia Pass team is valid for use in Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham.

Both US Epic Pass cards and Epic Australia Pass Mountain Access Cards are reusable, we recommend holding onto them for continued use in future seasons.

How do I redeem my Military Epic Pass benefits?

Benefits, such as discounts on lessons and rental, are automatically added to your purchases once the relevant products are available online.

Lessons and rentals will be available to purchase online at each resort from mid-April. Sign up to receive news and offers from our resorts to make sure you're among the first to know when 2022 products become available;

Are Bring A Mate tickets included in my Military Epic Pass benefits?

No, the Military Epic Pass does not include Bring a Mate discounts in Australia. For your mates to secure the best price for lift tickets, make sure they buy online and in advance.

Can I purchase the Unlimited Skitube add-on for my Military Epic Pass?

Yes, to purchase Unlimited Skitube add-on please contact our Guest Services team. They will provide you with a link to complete your purchase of the Unlimited Skitube add-on for 2022.

What lift access is included with my Military Epic Pass?

The 2021/22 Military Epic Pass begins with access to the 2021/22 Northern Hemisphere winter season and concludes with the 2022 Australian winter season.

2022 Australia Season Access: Unlimited, unrestricted access to Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham

2021/22 Northern Hemisphere access (Nov 2021/April 22): Unlimited lift access in all 37 Owned & Operated Vail Resorts. Please note, the 2021/22 Northern Hemisphere season has ended.

Are reservations required with my Military Epic Pass in 2022?

We do not anticipate 2022 Military Epic Pass holders will need to make reservations to ski or ride at Perisher, Falls Creek or Hotham this season. However, in the event the resorts need to manage capacity to allow for physical distancing, Vail Resorts may manage access through a reservation system that prioritises pass holders.

How do I sign in to my account?

You may be wondering about the difference between a US Epic Pass account and an Epic Australia Pass account. 
 
The US Epic Pass and Epic Australia Pass sales systems are separate. As the Military Epic Pass is sold via www.epicpass.com, it sits within the US Epic Pass sales system. 
 
This means that Military Epic Pass holders will need to have an account set up in each of these systems to record your information and lift access.

  • Your US Epic Pass account was used to purchase your pass via www.epicpass.com
  • Your Epic Australia Pass account will be used to store your lift access for the Australian winter season. 

To sign in to your Epic Australia Pass account and activate your Military Epic Pass for the 2022 Australia winter season, please follow the steps above.

More information about the benefits you receive

Military Epic Pass benefits in Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham include;

  • 20% off group and private lessons: When purchased online, in advance at Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham
  • 20% off equipment rental: When purchased online, in advance at Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham
  • Up to 15% off at Perisher and Hotham owned food and beverage outlets: Participating outlets include:
    • Perisher: The Blue Cow Bistro, Cowpuccino, Ski Rock Café, Curve Bar, Jax Bar & Grill, Bazils, Powder Inn, The Burning Log, Snow Gums Restaurant, and all food and beverage outlets at The Station.
    • Hotham: The Bird
  • Up to 15% off retail purchases: Make great savings on the top brands. Participating outlets include:
    • Perisher: Slopestyle Mountain Sports outlets including the Slopestyle Demo Centre.
    • Falls Creek: Falls Creek Sports Slalom Plaza, Falls Creek Sports Village Bowl, Falls Creek Sports Cloud 9, Falls Creek Sports Snowzone, The Board Lounge, Ski & Ride Snowsports School
    • Hotham: Board Box, Pinnacle, OneTree, Rays, and The Big D at Hotham, and The Alpine Life at Dinner Plain.
  • Free access to First Tracks: Enjoy free access to fresh corduroy or powder runs.
    • Perisher: On selected lifts from 7:30am on Saturday & Sunday mornings. Starts in July in Perisher Valley.
    • Hotham: On selected lifts from 7.30am until 8.30am, from Wednesday to Sunday during school holidays and from Friday to Sunday during the balance of the season.
  • 15% off accommodation at The Station in Jindabyne: Lock in your holiday at The Station and save 15% on your booking. Discount only valid on motel rooms. Contact us to learn more.
  • Free Night Skiing & Boarding at Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham
    • Perisher: Tuesdays and Saturdays through July, August and early September.
    • Falls Creek: Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the season
    • Hotham: Wednesday and Saturdays throughout the season.

Please note: Bring A Mate invitations are not included with Military Epic Pass purchase.

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