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Best Ski Pass Prices in Avoriaz | Lift Pass Discounts & Deals

Discover & book Avoriaz lift passes, including discounts & deals

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Do you want to know how much ski passes are in Avoriaz? How you can get Portes du Soleil discounted ski lift tickets? Whether it's cheaper to buy Avoriaz lift passes in advance? Where you can buy Portes du Soleil ski passes? We've compiled the ultimate guide with everything you need to know about Avoriaz ski passes, including prices, discounts and deals.

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Avoriaz is part of the Portes du Soleil, one of the largest linked ski areas in the world with more than 650km of pistes spread over two different countries: France and Switzerland. This ensures that buying an Avoriaz lift pass is money well spent! There are great discounts for families and groups in Avoriaz, as well as deals depending on the time of year, the number of days or the type of lift pass you buy. Read on to pick the perfect pass for you.

How much are ski passes in Avoriaz?

Best Avoriaz Ski Pass Prices - Winter 2019/20
Cheapest Lift Pass Biggest Lift Pass
Avoriaz Ski Pass
Adult (20-64 yrs)
1 Day from €44
Portes du Soleil Ski Pass
Adult (20-64 yrs)
6 Days from €270

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How to buy your Avoriaz ski pass? You can buy your Avoriaz lift pass online and then collect it in resort or have it delivered to your home. There are significant discounts available when buying your Avoriaz lift pass online, compared to the in-resort ski pass prices.

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Where can you ski in Avoriaz with your lift pass?

Before we go into more detailed lift pass prices, you need to know that there are two main types of Avoriaz ski passes depending on the area you can ski in: Avoriaz Ski Pass and Portes du Soleil Ski Pass.

Avoriaz Ski Pass
The Avoriaz lift pass gives you access to the Avoriaz 1800 ski area, a wonderful mountain playground with over 75km of runs and the most famous snowparks in the French Alps, attracting freestyle skiers and snowboarders from all around the world.

Who should buy an Avoriaz ski pass? Avoriaz lift passes are perfect for beginner to intermediate skiers who will enjoy the gentle and wide green (4) and blue (25) runs, as well as freestyle snowboarders and skiers who want to take advantage of the top-class snowparks. However, don't think this pass doesn't suit expert skiers – the ski area boasts 14 red and 9 challenging black pistes and access to some great off-piste. The Avoriaz ski pass is also a great option for those staying in the area for a short period of time.

Portes du Soleil Ski Pass
The Portes du Soleil lift pass includes 650km of marked pistes. With this pass, you can enjoy the full extent of one of the world’s largest ski areas, which incorporates 12 linked ski resorts: Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets, Montriond, Abondance, La Chapelle-d'Abondance, St Jean d’Aulps and Châtel in France; Champéry, Val-d'Illiex Les Crosets Champoussin, Morgins and Torgon in Switzerland.

Who should buy a Portes du Soleil ski pass? The Portes du Soleil ski pass suits intermediate to expert skiers who want to have access to one of the largest ski areas in the world, as well as those staying in Avoriaz for more than a couple of days, with plenty of time to explore the 300 runs on offer.

Ski Areas in Avoriaz

When can you ski in Avoriaz with your ski pass?

In winter 2019/20, the Avoriaz ski season runs from 13th December 2019 to 15th March 2020. Ski-pass prices are usually cheaper at the beginning and the end of the season, when not all of the lifts may be open. Therefore, there are two season bands that apply to lift-pass prices:

Avoriaz Season Dates Winter 2019/20
Avoriaz Main Season Avoriaz Late Season
13th December 2019
- 27th March 2020
28th March
- 19th April 2020

Ski Lift Opening Dates Avoriaz

How much are Avoriaz ski passes?

Avoriaz Ski Pass Prices 2019/20 (€) - Main Season
Per person​ Adult
20-64 yrs
Child
5-15 yrs
Junior / Senior
16-19 yrs / 65+ yrs
ONLINE IN RESORT ONLINE IN RESORT ONLINE IN RESORT
5 Hours 37.50 40.00 28.50 30.00 34.50 37.00
1 Day 44.00 47.00 34.00 36.50 40.00 43.00
2 Days 82.00 88.00 61.00 65.00 73.00 78.00
Saturday 33.00 36.00 33.00 36.00 33.00 36.00
Weekend 60.00 64.00 60.00 64.00 60.00 64.00

Avoriaz ski passes are available from 5 hours to 2 days, as well as for the whole season.

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Ski Areas in Avoriaz

How much are Portes du Soleil ski passes?

Portes du Soleil Ski Pass Prices 2019/20 (€) - Main Season
Per person​ Adult
20-64 yrs
Child
5-15 yrs
Junior / Senior
16-19 yrs / 65+ yrs
ONLINE IN RESORT ONLINE IN RESORT ONLINE IN RESORT
5 Hours 49.00 51.00 37.00 38.00 44.00 46.00
1 Day 54.00 57.00 41.00 43.00 49.00 51.00
2 Days 103.00 109.00 77.00 82.00 93.00 98.00
3 Days 147.00 155.00 110.00 116.00 132.00 140.00
4 Days 189.00 200.00 142.00 150.00 170.00 180.00
5 Days 230.00 243.00 173.00 182.00 207.00 219.00
5 Non-consecutive Days 270.00 285.00 205.00 215.00 245.00 255.00
6 Days 270.00 285.00 203.00 214.00 243.00 257.00

Portes du Soleil ski passes are available from 5 hours to 14 days, as well as for the whole season.

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Ski Areas in Avoriaz

Is it cheaper to buy Avoriaz ski passes in advance?

You bet it is! We always recommend you buy your ski pass online in advance, as you'll not only benefit from a cheaper price but you'll also avoid queuing at the lift pass offices. These are the main advance-booking discounts on offer in Avoriaz:

Online discounts & deals on Avoriaz ski passes
Avoriaz offers discounts of around -6% when buying your ski passes online, compared to lift-pass office prices. Many season-long deals, including group and family discounts, are also only available online.

Early-bird Portes du Soleil ski pass discounts
There are early-bird discounts on Portes du Soleil passes when booking well before the season begins. You can get -15% off when buying your passes before 30th September 2019 (-10% on passes valid during the school holidays) and -10% when buying your passes from 1st October to 15th November 2019 (-5% on passes valid during the school holidays). These discounts are only applied to individual passes for at least 5 days when bought online. Season passes and family or group discounts are not included in these early-bird discounts.

How much are group ski passes in Avoriaz?

The Portes du Soleil offers discounts for groups of two (Duo Pass) and three (Trio Pass) people. Group ski passes are only available online, for passes of 6 days and more, for the same dates and duration, bought in a single purchase. You can buy these passes all season, with the exception of 15th-22nd March 2020.

Portes du Soleil Ski Pass Prices - Group Discounts 2019/20 (€)
Duo Pass
2 people
Save €15
Trio Pass
3 people
Save €24

Further discounts may be available to large groups. Enquire at one of the  Ski Pass Offices for a quote. 

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How much are family ski passes in Avoriaz?

The Portes du Soleil offers a -10% discount for families made up of a minimum of 4 people (2 adults or seniors + 2 children or juniors). Family ski passes are only available online, for passes of 6 days and more, for the same dates and duration, bought in a single purchase.

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How much are beginner ski passes in Avoriaz?

Beginner ski passes in Avoriaz give you access to the following lifts: Prodains cable car; Plateau, Tour, Zore, Seraussaix, Proclou, Léchère and Dromonts 1 & 2 chairlifts; Thrashers, Ecoles 1 & 2, Baron, Barmettes and Chapelle drag lifts; Super Morzine and Ardent gondolas. These passes are only available at the ski pass offices in resort.

Avoriaz Ski Pass Prices - Beginner Passes 2019/20 (€)
5 Hours 24.00
1 Day 28.00
2 Days 51.50

Beginner Ski Areas in Avoriaz

How much are season passes in Avoriaz?

Avoriaz Season Passes

Avoriaz Season Ski Pass Prices 2019/20 (€)
Per person Adult
20-64 yrs
Child
5-15 yrs
Junior / Senior
16-19 yrs / 65+ yrs
Season 546.00 390.00 490.00

Portes du Soleil Season Passes

Portes du Soleil Season Ski Pass Prices 2019/20 (€)
Per person Adult
20-64 yrs
Child
5-15 yrs
Junior
16-19 yrs
Senior
65+ yrs
Season 998.00 749.00 898.00 898.00
Half Season 549.00 412.00 494.00 494.00
Season
purchased before 30th Sept 2019
774.00 Free for children under 12yrs*
(when purchasing an adult season pass)
380.00 689.00
Season
purchased between 1st Oct - 15th Nov 2019
871.00 Free for children under 12yrs*
(when purchasing an adult season pass)
450.00 776.00

*Must be purchased with an adult's season pass (26-64 yrs). The adult must be one of the two parents.

For every Portes du Soleil season pass purchased, holders receive 5 vouchers to ski for 1 day in Les 4 Vallées (Verbier, Bruson, La Tzoumaz, Nendaz, Veysonnaz & Thyon) and 1 voucher to access Verbier and the Aletsch Arena area in the summer.

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Are there any other ski pass deals & discounts in Avoriaz?

If what you've read above wasn't enough, Avoriaz offers discounts for late-season skiing as well as for disabled skiers.

Late-season ski pass discounts in Avoriaz
There are discounts on Portes du Soleil ski-passes when skiing late in the season. You can get approximately -15% off on passes valid from 4th April 2020. This discount is available when booking individual passes for at least 5 days online and does not include season passes and family or group discounts.

Online Flash Sales – Tuesdays & Thursdays
Get -30% discount on 1-day Portes du Soleil ski passes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4th January 2020 to 7th February 2020 and from 8th March 2020 to 14th March 2020. This offer is available online only from the previous Friday. Limited to 100 ski passes per day, per ski area, and 1 purchase per person.

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Who can ski for free in Avoriaz?

Everyone aged under 5 & over 75
Children aged under 5 years old and people aged over 75 years old ski for free. Proof of age required at the moment of purchase. A €3 fee will be charged for the hands-free card.

Free child's pass in April
From 4th April 2020, one under 12-year-old Portes du Soleil pass is offered for free with each purchase of one adult Portes du Soleil pass of a minimum of 5 days (must be direct family members). The child must be born after 1st January 2008. A €3 fee will be charged for the hands-free card.

How much are pedestrian & cross-country ski passes in Avoriaz?

Pedestrians and cross-country skiers can access the following lifts: Ardent gondola, Léchère chairlift, Super Morzine gondola, Zore chairlift, Plateau chairlift (uphill only), Prodains cable car and Lindarets chairlift (uphill only).

Avoriaz Pedestrian & Cross-Country Ski Pass Prices 2019/20 (€)
1 Day 24.00
6 Days 103.00

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Are there any other passes available in Avoriaz?

Park & Stash Snowpark Pass
The Park & Stash pass available for 1 day for the price of €27. If offers access to the Prodains cable car; Stade, Tour and Prolays chairlifts; Surf, Arare 1 & 2, Chapelle, Ecoles 1 & 2 and Thrashers drag lifts; Ardent gondola.

How much does Avoriaz ski pass insurance cost?

If you buy ski insurance as part of your Avoriaz or Portes du Soleil ski pass purchase, either online or at the ski pass offices in resort, it will be provided by SnowRisk. The prices above do not include ski insurance, which you can add for €3 per person per day on 1-6 day passes. Please, check the insurance policy and the company's T&Cs before purchasing.

Ski Insurance for Avoriaz

Where to buy Avoriaz ski passes

Buying Avoriaz ski passes online: Step-by-step guide
You can pre-order your Avoriaz ski passes online. The process is really simple: 

  1. Click on the button below, which will take you to Avoriaz's main lift pass website
  2. Select the area you want to ski in (Portes du Soleil or Avoriaz), the duration of the passes, your first ski day and the number of people, including their ages
  3. Add your personal details and state whether you already have a rechargeable card (in which case you'll need to insert its WTP number – see below for more information) or you don't (a €3 fee will be added for the card)
  4. You can also choose if you want ski insurance or not – we recommend you add it
  5. Create an account with your personal details
  6. Choose whether you want your ski passes to be delivered to your home address for a small fee, or you prefer to pick them up at one of the ski pass offices
  7. Pay for your ski passes. Any discounts will be automatically applied to the price of your passes

That's it, you're all ready to hit the slopes!

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How to buy Avoriaz ski passes in resort
You can also buy your pass at a lift pass office when you get to resort. If you're uncertain of the pass you need or are looking to see how the weather is before buying your pass, then this can be a good option. The lift pass office staff is also great at advising exactly which pass is best for you, while some passes, such as pedestrian and beginner lift passes, are only available at the ski pass offices. Be warned, though, you may have to queue, especially at busy times.

Buy Avoriaz ski passes through tour operators & ski schools
You can also buy lift passes through some of the tour operators in Avoriaz. These companies often secure discounts on lift passes that they can then pass on to you as the customer – make sure you ask when booking your accommodation. Similarly, if you book ski lessons, some companies include lift passes in the price of your lessons so double check the cost and work out if it's the best solution for you.

Ski/Lift Pass Offices in Avoriaz

How do Avoriaz ski passes work?

Ski passes in Avoriaz are loaded onto a rechargeable SmartMedia card, which is more or less the size of a credit card and has a chip that stores the lift pass information. This hands-free card is read remotely at the entrance of the lifts, so you just need it to put it in a pocket on your left side (many ski jackets have a special pocket on the left sleeve) and the turnstile will activate remotely as you pass through. Keep it away from your credit cards, mobile phone or other ski passes as they may obstruct the card reading. Hands-free cards cost €3 in Avoriaz, and this fee is not refundable.

What is a ski pass WTP number? You can recharge and top-up your Avoriaz hands-free card as many times as you want over several years. In order to do so, you need to enter the card's WTP (Wireless Transaction Protocol) number when purchasing your pass online. You can find this number on your card. After you've recharged your hands-free card in advance, you can generally go directly to the lifts without having to stop at the lift pass offices.

Worth knowing - About Avoriaz & Portes du Soleil ski passes
Unless otherwise stated, Avoriaz and Portes du Soleil ski passes and prices are generally subject to the following terms:

  • Only 5-hour, 1-day and 2-day ski passes exist for the Avoriaz ski area. For longer durations, either buy multiples of 1-day or 2-day passes in Avoriaz, or purchase Portes du Soleil ski passes which are available for up to 14 days
  • A hands-free pass costs €3 if you don't already have one to recharge
  • A photo is required for all passes over 8 days

Prices, offers, discounts & conditions are shown here as a guide only and are subject to change – to be confirmed at the time of booking. Further terms & conditions may apply. Prices may be subject to changes in sales tax.

More inspiration...

Read about the ski lift system in Avoriaz and find out more about the variety of winter activities you can do on your visit. Or, if you're coming in the summer, take a look at our Summer Lift Pass Prices guide.