During the high season, rooms can run between 2,900 and 6,500 kroner, or a staggering $600-$1,300.
Whether the beach resorts will be given a pass as low season shifts to high season remains to be seen.
Regular daily rates for Parrot Cay in high season begin at $900 for a garden view room, up to $3,500 for a one bed villa.
Lift Tickets: Day tickets at Niseko (www.niseko.ne.jp) are 5,900 yen, during the high season; multi-day passes are available.
During the high season it's open until 10 p.m. on weekdays and 11 p.m. on weekends.
In the high season of August the parent visits the grave of his lost child.