IC lift ticket

Information regarding IC lift tickets

For this upcoming 2020-2021 season we have installed RFID ticket gates.
Get ready for our reusable IC lift tickets

At Gala Yuzawa Snow resort for the upcoming 2020-2021 season we have installed RFID ticket gates at the gondola, ropeway and all our lifts.
Also, due to the installation of RFID gates we are also moving on from paper lift tickets to reusable IC lift tickets. The information of your purchased lift tickets are stored on the IC chips of the card so that you can keep your ticket in your pocket and pass smoothly through the RFID gates.

[Regarding young children not yet in primary school]
Two children not yet in primary school per adult are free to use the gondola and chairlifts, although young children that will ski or snowboard (that will use a chairlift) requires an IC lift ticket. IC lift tickets for young children are available at the ticket counter.

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Benefits and convenience with IC lift tickets!!

Point 1. Easily recharge online!!
IC lift tickets are reusable. If you take your IC lift ticket home, you are to use our online store, Webket, to add additional lift tickets to your IC lift ticket that you are able to use next time you come to Gala.
Point 2. Discounts available everyday with our online and lift ticket recharge prices!
We have prepared a discounted online price for customers looking to purchase their first IC lift ticket online.
From the second time onward, if you own a Gala IC lift ticket you are able to take advantage of the further discounted recharge price by recharging online!
Point 3. No need to line up at the ticket counter, go directly and conveniently to the lifts!
From the second time onward, if you charge your own IC lift ticket there is no need to line up at the ticket counter or the Webket ticket machine and you are able to directly proceed to the gondola gates.

Purchase and recharge methods

About purchase and exchange the IC card lift ticket

When purchasing or redeeming an IC card lift ticket, the purchase and redemption location after arrival will change depending on the type of ticket and the type of voucher you have. Please check before visiting.

① Purchase / exchange at the ticket counter (information counter)

Please purchase and redeem at the ticket counter (information counter) on the 2nd floor of the ski center "Cowabunga".

For purchase
  • Lift ticket on that day
  • Purchase with a discount voucher
  • Season Passport
  • Uncharged IC card lift ticket
For exchange
  • Coupon・Voucher Ticket
  • Rental ticket purchased from the WEB ticket store 「Webket」
  • Early bird lift ticket purchased from the WEB ticket store 「Webket」

※Early bird lift ticket will be exchanged at ticket counter for only 2020-2021 season

② Purchase at the automatic ticket machine

Those who fall under the following can use the automatic ticketing machine.

  • Those who made the first purchase at the WEB ticket store「Webket」and have a QR code (those who do not have an IC card lift ticket)

③ No need to stop at ticket counter or machine

Those who fall under the following can directly enter the gondola gate.

  • Those who have an IC card lift ticket that has already been charged and purchased at the WEB ticket store「Webket」

How to purchase by web ticket store for the first time.(for people who do not already have an IC lift ticket)

Please read before purchasing.

*Discount tickets cannot be used when purchasing tickets online.
To use discount tickets please bring them directly to the ticket counter located on the 2nd floor of the Cowabunga Ski Center on your day of arrival at Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort.
*Cannot be purchased on the day of use.
Please purchase your tickets online at least one day before your arrival at Gala. Tickets cannot be purchased on the day of use.

Purchase

1. Access the online ticket store here
Please go to our online store, Webket.
2. Account registration
Please enter the mandatory fields and register an account.
*Only the representative will need to register, accompanying persons do not need to register.
3. Please select a use date, ticket variety and the number of items.
After logging in, please enter the number of items you would like to purchase into the available fields. After confirming the contents of the items, please complete the transaction.
4. Pay by credit card.
Please agree to the terms and conditions then pay by credit card. The only accepted payment method is credit card.
5. Print・ Save purchase receipt (QR code)
Please either print the purchase receipt on the page of the completed transaction or save the QR code received in the purchase confirmation email.
*If these methods are difficult, please save the 25-digit purchase number.

On the day of use.

1. Exchange your ticket at the Webket ticket machines.
Please take your purchase receipt or your ticket QR code to the Webket ticket machines located in front of the ticket counter on the 2nd floor of the Cowabunga Ski Center.
※If you only have your purchase number, please redeem the ticket at ticket counter.
2. Go to the slopes!
The sensors of the RFID gates at each chairlift and the gondola are located on the left-hand side. Put your lift ticket into a pocket on the left-hand side to smoothly pass through the gates.
*Handheld ticket checkers will be used at the ropeway and at some lifts.

How to charge by Web Ticket Store.(Only those who already have an IC card lift ticket issued by GALA Yuzawa)

Please read before purchasing a recharge.

■IC lift tickets can only store one person’s recharges.
When purchasing for multiple people, one IC lift ticket is required per person.
For people who do not yet own a Gala IC lift ticket, please purchase tickets separately through the “IC lift ticket first-time purchase” section.
■Only one variety of lift ticket can be charged to one IC lift ticket.
If multiple varieties of tickets are loaded onto a single IC lift ticket there is the possibility that an error may occur at the RFID ticket gates. It is recommended to recharge after using the already charged lift ticket.

Purchase.

1. Access the online ticket store here
Please access the online ticket store, Webket, after preparing the lift tickets you would like to recharge.
2. Registration/Login
Please enter the mandatory fields and register an account. If you already have an account, please login in.
3. Please select a use date, ticket variety and the number of items.
Enter your IC lift ticket number.
After selecting the number of tickets that you would like to purchase, enter the 23-digit IC lift ticket for each ticket.
*There is no recharge discount price for gondola one-day passes and 3PM tickets. Please select and purchase the available online discount price items for these tickets.
4. Pay by credit card.
Please agree to the terms and conditions then pay by credit card. The only accepted payment method is credit card.
5. Recharge completed.
The charging of your IC lift ticket has been completed, please bring your IC lift ticket on the day of use.
*In the event that an error occurs, please have on hand your purchase receipt (QR code).

On the day of use.

1. Go directly the slopes!
There is no need to line up at the ticket counter, go directly to the gondola. Put your IC lift ticket in your left pocket and smoothly procced through the gate.

How to use ・Important notices

How to use.

Purchase an IC lift ticket.

Buy tickets in advance online.
  1. Buy lift tickets online
    People who do not have an IC lift ticket or are purchasing online for the first time.
  2. Recharge
    People looking to recharge their IC lift ticket
Purchase on the day of use.
  1. Purchasing tickets at the Webket ticket machine
    People purchasing tickets on the day of use.
  2. Purchasing tickets at the ticket counter
    People with discount tickets or exchange tickets
Regarding young children not yet in primary school.
Two children not yet in primary school per adult are free to use the gondola and chairlifts, although young children that will ski or snowboard (that will use a chairlift) requires an IC lift ticket. IC lift tickets for young children are available at the ticket counter.

Start to use

  • With the IC lift tickets the gate will open if the ticket is in your pocket.
  • Please put your IC lift ticket in your left pocket (the RFID sensor can detect the ticket within 40 centimetres).
  • Once the gate bars open, proceed.
  • If you have multiple IC tickets or cards the gate bar may not open.
  • If the gate bars do not open, please tell a nearby staff member.
Tickets with time limits (half-day tickets, 3PM tickets)
The tickets may be purchased at anytime although the start times (the time from which the RFID gates can be used) are as follows; afternoon tickets are useable from 12pm and 3PM tickets from 3pm. Morning tickets may be used until 1pm but the returning gondola (from the mountain) may be used past this time.
Young children not yet in primary school who do not have an IC lift ticket.
Young children not yet in primary school who are only playing in the snow or sledding please pass through the gates with an adult.

After use.

There is no deposit for IC lift tickets at Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort. If you are not planning to recharge your IC lift ticket for later use, please return your IC lift ticket to the return boxes at the ski resort.

Important notices

  • The only useable IC lift tickets are ones from Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort (excluding 3 Mountain tickets).
  • IC lift tickets can only be used by the purchaser at Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort (excluding 3 Mountain tickets).
  • Reselling, counterfeiting and misuse of tickets will result in the voiding of the ticket and a fine of an amount set by the company.
  • IC lift tickets cannot be reprinted or refunded after being dispensed.

Important information regarding the use of IC lift tickets

  • Do not bend, fold or place the IC lift ticket near magnets.
  • Do not place the IC lift ticket in high or low temperature as it may warp the shape of the card and break the inner IC chip.
  • Please do not put other items in the pocket with your IC lift ticket. The gate RFID sensors may not be able to detect your IC lift ticket.

*Coins, wallets, smartphones, cigarettes, gum or chocolate wrappers (aluminium), other IC cards (credit cards, etc, including already used IC lift tickets), transceivers.

Coins

Coins

Wallets

Wallets

Smartphones

Smartphones

Cigarettes, gum, etc (aluminium)

Cigarettes, gum, etc (aluminium)

Other IC cards

Other IC cards

Transceivers

Transceivers