As the Rugby World Cup will be held in New Zealand in 2011, most travelers will find that the cost of accommodation in New Zealand will be much higher than usual. As the ski season runs from July to October in New Zealand, many tourists are expected to visit popular ski resorts such as Queenstown, Wanaka and Ruapehu during the rugby event in September. This means that those who do not book in advance may miss out on their ski holidays in New Zealand 2011.
Before booking ski holidays in New Zealand 2011, travelers should decide where they want to ski. New Zealand has over 33 ski resorts that holidaymakers can choose from. As some of these resorts are more popular than others, the prices vary greatly. It is not unusual to find backpacker accommodation in NZ for as little as $20 NZD per night. Those who want to stay at hotel can pay anywhere from $50 to $1,000 NZD per night. These prices will be inflated during the Rugby World Cup however there is something to suit the budget of every traveler. Information of skiing locations and pricing can be found on the website Newzealandski.co.nz.
Travelers who want a good package deal should go to the website ski-newzealand.co.nz. The website allows users to create their own package which includes accommodation, rental car hire and ski passes. The lowest price for a package was approximately $1,500 NZD as at the 2nd of August 2011.