By Nicola Billens 14 Jul 2016Keen to get down to the snow this year but think you can’t afford it? Well now you can. Thredbo is offering Travel Agents a 40% discount off their personal lift, lesson and rental.Yup – you read that right! That’s almost half of what it normally costs. If that’s not enough, here are five reasons to get to Thredbo this winter. 1.Last year it was named ‘Best Australian Resort’ at the 2015 World Ski Awardsvia GIPHYIn addition, it was also named the 2015 Out and About with Kids ‘Best Ski Resort for Families’ and ‘Best Australian Ski Resort 2016’ by the Luxury Travel Gold List Awards 2016. 2.It has the longest runs in the countryFeel the burn, feel the burn…You can go 5.9kms from top to bottom. Better get those thighs ready. 3.Thredbo is perfect for anyone – newbies, intermediates or advancedNewbies will love the purpose built beginners area. Intermediates the long wide trails and Advanced can get some back-country action and will have a blast on the longest runs in the country. 4.It has the most vertical metres to ski and board in Australia.It’s almost like skiing in Canada – kind of, but with wombats instead of moose. You can drop 672 metres down in one run – that’s a lot of altitude. Thredbo has almost 50% more vertical metres of skiing than anywhere else in the country. And that means almost 50% more fun. 5.Last but not least, there’s a free Snow Play Area for the kids (and even big kids)Not only do you get 40% off but the kids can play for free in the Snow Play area. Slide on a toboggan, ride a snow tube, build a snowman, make a snow angel and just generally play in the snow.All you need to do to get the Thredbo Travel Agents offer of a 40% discount off your personal lift, lesson and rental needs is contact Thredbo’s National Sales Manager on [email protected] and he’ll be happy to help you out.Will you be heading to Thredbo soon? Other stories you may likeTRAVEL INDUSTRY SALARIES: See if your employer is paying you fairlyIT’S ALL COOKIE CUTTER: Why some travellers hate the idea of group toursBREAKING NEWS! WIN free flights for completing United Airlines new training!