As we say in our latest snow report, winter is about to make a comeback in the Alps and the drop in temperatures is going to be huge. Over in North America they currently have the best snow conditions of the season. So don’t hold back, book that final ski holiday – there are plenty of deals left.
And don’t forget – you can also have a last-minute, late-season ski holiday up for grabs in our latest competition. A chalet holiday for two in a choice of French and Swiss resorts is first prize. Click on this link to enter.
To have a reasonable choice of where to stay, when to go and how to get there in the weeks remaining, 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 best ski deals:
St Anton for £364pp with Ski Total
Chalet Elfie in St Anton for just £364pp (was £729pp) for seven nights from April 7. The Elfie offers spacious accommodation in two-room suites and has a sauna. The price includes flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck, transfers, and seven nights’ catered accommodation with free Wifi. More information from Ski Total.
Breckenridge for £879pp with Skiworld
Spend 14 nights at Chalet Pioneer in Breckenridge, fully catered with flights and transfers. It was £1775pp, and is now £879pp, so a saving of £896pp. Contact Skiworld for further details and bookings.
Verbier for £799pp with Powder White
23rd March: Save £350pp on a week’s fully catered holiday at Chalet Pic Vert in Verbier on March 23. It was £799pp, and is now just £449pp. The chalet sleeps 12, with a roaring log fire. For reservations visit Powder White.
Arabba from £529pp with Inghams
You can stay for seven nights in catered accommodation at the three-star Chalet Brigitta from £529pp in the friendly Italian village of Arabba, saving £360pp, departing March 30. Price includes return flights from Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester and Bristol to Geneva, with resort transfers. For more information visit Inghams.
Easter ski in Les Arcs £279pp with Ski Collection
Stay at the four-star Chalet Altitude in Arc 2000, offering doorstep skiing and an indoor heated pool with sauna. Prices from £279pp (was £385pp) for seven nights self-catering based on five sharing a two-bedroom apartment (sleeps six) for week starting March 30. The price includes return Eurotunnel crossing with free FlexiPlus upgrade. Further details from Ski Collection.
St Martin de Belleville chalet from £995pp with The Alpine Club
You can now book Chamois Lodge in St Martin which sleeps nine people for £7995 for the week starting April 7 – saving £1340. Alternatively there’s Chalet Abode for the same week on a shared chalet booking, which works out at £995pp – a saving of £200pp. For more information visit The Alpine Club.
Serre Chevalier for £559pp with Crystal
Stay half board in four-star Chalet Riviere in Serre Chevalier for £559pp (save £190pp) based on two sharing. Departure date is March 31 with return flights from Gatwick to Turin on Thomson Airways, transfers included. More details from Crystal Ski.
Solden from £608pp with Ski Solutions
Stay seven nights chalet-board at the four-star Chalethotel Hermann in the Austrian party resort of Solden. Flights depart from Gatwick to Innsbruck on March 24 and a week starts at £608pp (saving £120pp). Further information from Ski Solutions.
Morzine from £799pp with VIP
Rock the Pistes is heading to the Portes du Soleil area on March 20-24, with concerts spread throughout the Morzine area. Savings are available at Chalet Berger, which features the most modern of interiors and an outdoor hot tub. Prices now start at £799pp, down from £919pp, which is a saving of £120pp. Prices include return flights from Gatwick, resort transfers and accommodation on a chalet board basis. For more information or to book visit VIP.
Flaine for £174pp with Erna Low
There’s 25% off the accommodation price in Flaine. It now costs £174pp (reduced from £217pp) based on four people sharing a one-bedroom + cabin six-person apartment in Residence Les Pleiades. The price is for self-catering, ski-drive for seven nights from April 6 and includes return Eurotunnel crossings with Free FlexiPlus upgrade. Bookings through Erna Low.
Courchevel from £550pp with Ski Bluebird
Stay half board in Chalet Barragiste in Courchevel 1550 for the week starting March 23 for £550 (was £699). Alternatively you can stay there for the week starting April 6 for £649pp (was £749pp). There is an in-house Faction ski test centre as well as a GoPro camera for guests to use free of charge. A 30% discount is available on lift passes, too. Further details from Ski Bluebird.
Courmayeur from £595pp with Ifyouski
Four nights B&B at two-star Hotel Edelweiss in the heart of Courmayeur is now £595pp (a saving of £50pp) commencing March 28. The price includes Heathow-Geneva flights, ski carriage and resort transfers. More details can be found at Ifyouski.
Meribel and Val d’Isere from £445pp with Fish&Pips
Save money during the last few weeks of the season in both Meribel and Val d’Isere. In Meribel there’s £100pp off on holidays starting April 6 and in Val d’Isere from April 13. There’s a also 50% off 3 Valleys and Espace Killy lift passes on those dates, 20% off ski hire at Snowberry in Val and Slide Candy in Meribel, and 20% off tuition with The Development Centre in Val and Marmalade in Meribel. For further details visit Fish&Pips.
Vars for £65pp with Ski Apartments
It now costs £65pp (reduced from £81pp) based on eight people sharing a three-bedroom + alcove triplex 8/10 person chalet in Le Bouquetin II in Vars (sharing a ski area with Risoul). The price is for a week self-catering, accommodation only, starting April 6. More details from Ski Apartments.
St Anton for £575pp with Esprit
Stay in Chalet Pepi Gabl in St Anton for £575pp (was £846pp) for the week commencing April 7. The Pepi Gabl is ideally located right next door to the Nasserein Gondola and has its own wellness spa. Price is based on a family of four (two adults and two children under 12) at £2,300. The price includes flights from Gatwick, transfers, half board catered chalet accommodation with children’s high tea. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £199 for a week of exclusive Esprit ski lessons. Details from Esprit Ski.
Avoriaz apartment from 1210€ with P&V Holidays
Book an apartment in Les Arcs or Avoriaz between March 30 and April 26 and your kids will get a free six-day ski pass. For Avoriaz they will also get one free entry to the new Aquariaz water park. For example, a week in Residence l’Amara in Avoriaz is from 1210€ for four people sharing a one-bedroom apartment. This offer is also available for selected weeks in Flaine, Valmorel, Les Coches, La Plagne and Les Carroz. Find out more from P&V Holidays.
April ski in Montgenevre £118pp with Peak Retreats
Stay at the four-star Le Hameau des Airelles, located at the foot of the slopes in Montgenevre. Prices from £118pp (was £133pp) for seven nights, self-catering based on five sharing a two-bedroom apartment (sleeps six) for the week starting April 6. Includes return Eurotunnel crossing with free FlexiPlus upgrade. More information from Peak Retreats.
St Anton short break from £599pp with Supertravel
Spend three nights at Chalet Gamskar (sleeps 10) in the Nasserein area of St Anton from just £599pp (a saving of £200pp). The price includes chalet board accommodation from April 4. Further information is available from Supertravel Ski.
The UK’s longest real snow slope, Chill Factore, is offering a weekly unlimited lift pass deal until the end of April. You can hit the slope every day of the week for just £40pp. As it’s unlimited – you can ski as many times as you like. Book your visit now at Chill Factore.
And here’s an early deal for next season
St Anton at New Year for £969pp with Igluski
See in the New Year at the Chalet Elfie in St Anton, departing December 29. The chalet is £969pp with an early booking offer saving £80pp, plus 2-for-1 ski and boot hire. The price includes return flights and transfers from Gatwick. Group discounts for 10 or more people are also available. More details from Igluski.