Half term may be underway but there’s a full two months of the ski season yet to run and some great bargains to be had. The snow base continues to increase across Europe and prices are tumbling!
To have a reasonable choice of where to stay, when to go and how to get there this winter, it makes sense to book as soon as you can. In our weekly post we feature the top ski deals available from a variety of tour operators. Make sure you also check out the offers pages on tour operator websites, and don’t forgot the likes of Go Ski ifyouski.com, igluski.com, Ski Solutions, Sno, and Snowfinders. Check also our features on airline luggage allowances and driving.
Here are our latest ski holiday deals:
Val d’Isere for £1119pp with VIP
The Farmhouse is situated near the old church and quiet lanes that make up the old section of Val d’Isere. Book for February 24 and get an Espace Killy lift passes free. With six-day passes at £200, the savings can be massive depending on number of guests. Seven nights at The Farmhouse is now £1119pp, itself a £100pp saving on the brochure price. This includes return Gatwick flights, resort transfers and chalet board catering. For more information visit VIP.
Chamonix chalet from £8,000 with Nomadic Ski
You can now stay in Chalet Tu Beaute in Chamonix for a 50% discount on the original price. The magnificent timber and glass chalet sleeps 16 people in eight en-suite bedrooms and is now on offer for the weeks commencing February 24 and March 3 from £8,000 (was £16,000) half board. Self-catering packages are also available. For further details contact Nomadic Ski.
Val Thorens for £819pp with Ski Total
There are savings of £100pp on a ski trip to Val Thorens, the highest resort in the 3 Valleys. A week is now £819pp (was £919pp) from March 3, staying at Chalet Catherine on the ski slope in the centre of the resort. The price includes Gatwick to Geneva flights, resort transfers, and seven nights’ catered accommodation with Wifi. More information from Ski Total.
Brides les Bains for £299pp with Skiweekends
Here’s a late, late deal departing London by coach on February 19 and including four days on the slopes and three-star accommodation at Club Hotel Verseau in Brides les Bains below Meribel in the 3 Valleys. The hotel is half board basis and includes return coach travel for £299pp. For more information or to book visit Ski Weekends.
Courchevel for £599pp with Powder White
There are savings of £100–£800 per chalet based on eight people sharing for a seven-night half board holiday in Courchevel 1650 arriving March 2. Stay at Chalet Le Misti, a free-standing four-bedroom chalet with cosy log fire, sauna and balcony, where a week now costs £599pp. For reservations visit Powder White.
Verbier chalet for 12,000CHF with CK Verbier
Les Esserts in Verbier is now available for a short four-night break from Wednesday, February 20 until Sunday February 24. The self-catering price is 12,000CHF for six people, to include chauffeur, daily cleaning and concierge service. The six-person apartment is located in the Sagittaire Chalet building, where it shares a spa with indoor swimming-pool and gym. More details from CK Verbier.
Les Arcs for £419pp with Esprit Ski
Chalet Fitzroy in Arc 2000 is now £419pp (was £792pp) for the week commencing March 3. The Fitzroy is located in the convenient Altitude Residence with an indoor swimming pool. Price is based on a family of four (2 adults and 2 children under 12) at £1,676 and includes Gatwick flights, resort transfers, baby-listening service and seven nights’ half board accommodation. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £199 for a week of exclusive Esprit ski lessons. More details from Esprit Ski.
Risoul for £196pp with Ski Apartments
There’s 30% off in Risoul, where a week now costs £196pp (reduced from £280pp) based on four people sharing a four-person studio apartment in Residence Castor et Pollux. The price is for accommodation only for the week starting March 2. More information from Ski Apartments.
Wengen from £363pp with Inghams
Spend a week half board at two-star Hotel Bernerhof in car-free Wengen from £363pp (saving £306pp), departing March 9. The price includes return Gatwick-Geneva flights, and resort transfers. Flights are also available from Birmingham, Manchester (+£29), Glasgow (+£59), and Edinburgh (+£49). For more information and bookings visit Inghams.
Kitzbuhel from £445pp with Thomson
Spend a week in the beautiful medieval town of Kitzbuhel, staying at the three-star Hotel Strasshofer in the heart of the pedestrianised centre. The price is from £445pp (was £595pp) half board, including flights from Gatwick and resort transfers departing March 23. Further details from Thomson Ski.
Courmayeur short break from £575pp with Ifyouski
Spend four nights B&B at the three-star Hotel Berthod in Courmayeur, 400m from the cable-car. The price includes return flights from Heathrow on February 21, ski carriage and transfers from Geneva. Further information from Ifyouski.
Easter (and later) breaks
St Anton for £895pp with Mark Warner
Stay at Chalet Hotel Rosanna in St Anton for £895pp (save £120pp), departing Gatwick on March 31. The chalet is one of Mark Warner’s adult-only chalet hotels. Price includes return BA flights, seven nights half board, resort transfers and ski hosting. Regional departures are available from Manchester and Birmingham. Further details from Mark Warner.
Oz-en-Oisans from £248pp with Peak Retreats
Oz-en-Oisans, in the Alpe d’Huez ski area, is the perfect resort for families as it’s traffic free and a quieter location than its neighbour. Stay in the traditional Le Chalet des Neiges for seven
nights self-catering from £248pp (was £285pp) based on five people sharing a two-bedroom apartment for the week of March 30. This includes return Eurotunnel crossings with a free FlexiPlus upgrade. Visit Peak Retreats for information.
Serre Chevalier for £152pp with Erna Low
There’s 25% off the accommodation price in Serre Chevalier, where you’ll now pay £152pp (reduced from £193pp) based on six people sharing a two-bedroom six-person apartment in Residence L’Adret for a week starting March 30. The
self-catering, ski-drive price includes return Eurotunnel crossings with Free FlexiPlus upgrade. For more information visit Erna Low.
Val d’Isere for £499pp with Igluski
You can now stay half board in five-bedroom Chalet Cristal 1 in Val d’Isere for £499pp for the post-Easter week. This is a saving of £310pp on the original price. Departure from Gatwick is April 13 and resort transfers are included. More information from Igluski.
St Anton for £599pp with Crystal
Stay for a week half board in three-star Chalet Tirolerhaus in the lively village of St Anton for £599pp (save £100pp), departing from Manchester to Innsbruck on April 6, with transfers included. Gatwick flights are available at a supplement of £20pp. More details and reservations from Crystal.
Zermatt from £1215pp with Ski Solutions
Stay for seven nights B&B at three-star Hotel Perren in the lovely resort of Zermatt, where it now costs £1215pp (saving £155pp) including flights with Swiss from Heathrow on March 30, free ski carriage and Swiss Rail transfers from Geneva. More information is available from Ski Solutions.
Les Menuires from £210pp with Ski Collection
Les Menuires offers direct access to the 3 Valleys and you can stay here in the Savoyard-style Les Chalets du Soleil, which are located at the foot of the slopes. Seven nights self-catering costs from £210pp (was £255pp) based on five people sharing a one-bedroom alcove apartment for the weeks of March 23 or 30. The price includes return Eurotunnel crossings with a free FlexiPlus upgrade. Visit Ski Collection for further details.