Serre Chevalier is offering two deals on season passes this season: purchase a 2010-2011 seasonal ski pass before Dec. 1 and get a 25-percent discount on the regular pass price; order a seasonal ski pass before Oct. 31 and the resort will offer a free pass for summer 2011.

An adult season pass at Serre Chevalier normally sells for 818€. This deal will allow clients to ski the whole season for 613€ instead. Discounted season passes are also available for children born between 1999 and 2004-490€ instead of 654€. Seniors born between 1936 and 1945 can purchase season passes for 552€ instead of 736€ if they buy the passes before Dec. 1.

Clients should visit the Serre Chevalier Web site to download the order form. They must print and fill out the form then mail it to the resort with a recent photo of each person buying a season pass, a copy of identification (except for adult passes), and payment. It is possible to pay by bank or credit card if ordering from outside of France.

Clients with a season pass for Serre Chevalier can also ski three days in each station of the Grande Galaxie ski area: Les 2 Alpes, Alpe d'Huez, Sestrières/Vialetta, Montgenèvre/Vialetta, and Puy Saint Vincent.

Serre Chevalier is one of Europe's largest ski areas, with 13 villages spread over four sectors. It offers 250 kilometres of pistes over a variety of terrains-high mountain, forests, and protected family and beginner zones.

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