The Lodge booking system and its current rates are fully described in the Information Sheet.
The Ruapehu Booking Officer is Alison Newbald. Contact details for the Booking Officer are outlined below. The Booking Officer will not receive payments. Instead all payments should be sent to John Simes, the Ruapehu Treasurer as detailed below.
Bookings can be made in the following ways:
By email to Ruapehubookings@hvtc.org.nz at least 24 hours prior to the desired date, or
By phone to 027 451 2587 and leave a message with booking details if there is no reply, or
For bookings made within 1 or 2 days of a planned trip it is essential phone contact is made with the booking officer to confirm there is space available in the Lodge.
Payments can be made in the following ways:
By direct credit to HVTC Ruapehu Account 03 0543 0036501 03 (preferred method).
By cheque posted to HVTC, Ruapehu Treasurer, P O Box 30-883, Lower Hutt.
It is appreciated if you are prompt with payments as this assists greatly with reconciling lodge fee payments and avoids issues around following up with those who might have overlooked the need to pay. When making payment by direct credit please ensure that you identify your payment by adding to the bank transfer payment information request under ‘Payee Statement Details/, Particulars – First and Family Name or Family Name No. Adults and No. Children” then under Payee Statement Details/Reference – relevent dates.
A Lodge Visitors Register is in use at the Lodge. It is the responsibility of each Lodge occupant to fill out this register each night they are in the Lodge. The register will be used as a final confirmation of Lodge occupancy as well as providing a record for fire safety and emergency purposes.