The half term holiday is just a few weeks away and with it being split over two weeks this February – for schools in England and Wales – there are still plenty of last-minute ski holiday deals to be found if you know where to look.
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.
Early Spring skiing
La Rosiere for £375pp with Esprit Ski
Chalet Dahlia in La Rosiere is now going for £375pp (was £604pp) for the week commencing February 3. Price is based on a family of four (two adults and two children under 12) at £1499 (was up to £2415) and includes return flights from Southampton to Geneva, transfers, free Wifi, and seven nights’ half-board. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £199 for a week of exclusive Esprit ski lessons. Details from Esprit Ski.
Val d’Isere for £1049pp with VIP
For the week beginning February 3, chalet specialist VIP is offering free lift passes on new bookings, which is a saving of around £200pp. Stay seven nights at Chalet Klosters in Val d’Isere for £1049pp including return flights from Gatwick, resort transfers and chalet board catering. For more information visit VIP.
Les Gets weekend from £393 with Igoski
Spend the weekend in Les Gets at the slopeside Chalet Yeti. The price includes Gatwick flights and half board accommodation, with other resorts also available including Chamonix, La Tania and Morzine. The dates are January 27 to 30. Futher details from Igoski.
Verbier from £499pp with Powder White
Save up to £200pp when staying in four-bedroom Chalet Oliquin, a traditional freestanding chalet situated just above the centre of Verbier. Seven nights departing on February 2 now costs from £499pp (saving £200pp) self-catering, based on eight people sharing. Travel is not included. Further details from Powder White.
Half term (and Valentine) escapes
Champoluc for £699pp with Ski2
Rooms are still available at four-star Hotel La Rouja in Champoluc in the Monte Rosa ski area from February 21. Three nights cost £699pp to include half board accommodation, three days’ full area Monterosa lift passes, snack lunches, resort transfers and ski guiding. Visit Ski2 for more details.
St Christoph for £699pp with Inghams
You’ll now pay £699pp (was £1169pp) for a week half board at Chalet Hotel St Christoph, departing February 7. The pretty village of St Christoph (linked to St Anton) is a wonderful destination for a romantic break and has its own nursery slopes and ski school. The hotel has a swimming-pool with mountain views and a large open fireplace. Price includes return flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck and resort transfers. For more information visit Inghams.
Meribel from £665pp with Ifyouski
Stay seven nights chalet board at Chalet Natalia 1 in Meribel Mottaret at the heart of the Trois Vallees. The chalet sleeps 18 and flights depart Gatwick for Grenoble on February 9. Resort transfers are also included. Further information from Ifyouski.
Courchevel for £900pp with Ski Bluebird
On the week of the February 16, the price is now £900pp (was £1049pp) for a catered holiday in Chalet Barragiste in Courchevel 1500 – and there’s a free ski pass for kids under the age of 18. Further details and bookings visit Ski Bluebird.
Zermatt for £593pp with Sno
Spend a week in the fully catered Chalet Perelia (sleeps six to seven people) in the romantic resort of Zermatt for virtually half price. It now costs £593pp (was £1048) including Gatwick flights departing February 9. Visit the Sno website for further information.
La Tania for £779pp with Ski Amis
A week at Chalet Lea (sleeps 12 people), with an outside hot-tub and close to La Tania village centre, now costs £779pp (was £879pp) half board. The chalet also has a mezzanine above the double room, which can be used for extra accommodation for two more children. Travel is not included in the holiday price. More details from Ski Amis.
St Anton for £699pp with Ski Total
There are savings of £390pp on a February ski trip to St Anton, with a week now going for £699pp (was £1089pp) from February 10 in Chalet St Martin. The price includes Gatwick to Friedrichshafen flights, resort transfers, and seven nights’ half board. Go to Ski Total for details.
Serre Chevalier apartment for £653 with PV Holidays
Stay in the newly renovated Residence L’Alpaga in Serre Chevalier for seven nights starting February 9. It now costs £653 for a one-bedroom apartment (suitable for four people), down from £905. For more information visit PV Holidays.
Tignes from £1695pp with Ski Solutions
Spend seven nights half board in the four-star Village Montana in Lac de Tignes, with its outdoor heated swimming-pool. The price includes BA flights departing Gatwick-Geneva on February 16 and private transfers, based on four people sharing. Kids up to 11 years stay half-price. More details from Ski Solutions.
St Martin de Belleville for £1049pp with Igluski
Half-Term at Chalet St Martin in St Martin de Belleville is now £1049pp with 2-for-1 ski and boot hire (previously £1150, so a saving of £101). The chalet has recently undergone a stylish renovation and has a hot tub and sauna. Price includes return flights and transfers from Gatwick and seven nights chalet board. Departure is Fabruary 17. More details from Igluski.
St Martin de Belleville for £895 with the Alpine Club
There’s a 25% discount in an exclusive Welove2ski price of £895pp (was £1195pp). Stay half board on an exclusive adult (individual bookings are available) in boutique Chalet Abode in St Martin de Belleville in the Trois Vallees. The holiday starts on February 24, there’s an on-demand chauffeur service but travel to the resort isn’t included. For further details and bookings visit The Alpine Club.
La Plagne for £390pp with Ski Collection
Stay in the four-star Sun Valley in La Plagne, with doorstep skiing and an indoor heated pool and spa. The price for the week starting February 23 is now £390pp (was £470pp) based on five people sharing a two bedroom apartment (sleeps six) and including return Eurotunnel crossing for one car and passengers. More information from Ski Collection.
Alpe d’Huez for £249pp with Crystal
A week’s self-catering in Les Horizons d’Huez in Alpe d’Huez is now £249pp (save £150pp) based on four people sharing. The departure date is March 16 from Gatwick to Grenoble with transfers included. Further details from Crystal Ski.
Les Deux Alpes for £507pp with Peak Retreats
Stay for a week in a luxury chalet in Les Deux Alpes, with panoramic views and a spa room. If you book the week starting February 23 you’ll save £700 and pay £507pp for seven nights self-catering based on 10 sharing (sleeps 12) and including return Eurotunnel crossing for one car and passengers. More details from Peak Retreats.
Breckenridge from £1489pp with Ski Independence
Save up to 55% on lodging in Breckenridge and up to 33% in Vail. For example, it now costs from £1,489pp for seven nights B&B staying in the Village at Breckenridge, including direct flights from Heathrow and shared airport transfers. A week in Vail is from £1929pp staying in The Lodge at Vail and including direct BA flights from Heathrow and airport transfers. The deal includes a free six-day lift ticket per booking and the first ten bookings will also include a $200 retail voucher to be used in the resort. More details on both offers from Ski Independence.