Just over a week to go until Christmas and it’s the best start to the season in at least 20 years. Amazingly, there’s still some availability over the holiday period. In fact, all our deals this week are either for Christmas, New Year or early January.
Don’t forget to reserve your airport parking at least 24 hours before you go – this is especially important during peak holiday periods. If you’re flying from Gatwick, Cophall Parking has some offers just for Welove2ski viewers.
Courchevel Christmas from £1,333pp with VIP Ski
Save £850pp on a Christmas stay at Darkoum Kalo in Courchevel 1850. These chalet-apartments are across the road from the gentle Bellecote piste into the resort centre, making it virtually ski-in ski-out. A seven-night stay is priced from £1,399pp (was £2,249pp, so it’s a saving of £850pp) arriving December 20. Price includes chalet-board accommodation, flights and resort transfers. Bookings: VIP Ski.
Val d’Isere from £143pp with Ski France
Stay seven nights in the self-catered Alpina Lodge in Val d’Isere from £143pp. The apartments are located in the centre of the town, and have fully-equipped kitchens and a comfortable living area. A week’s stay costs from £143pp in a one-bedroom apartment sleeping four, accommodation only. Return flights, transfers and food are extra. Direct return flights from Luton to Grenoble Airport are from £108pp with easyJet. Bookings: Ski France.
Obergurgl Christmas from £599pp with SNO
Four-star Hotel Alpenaussicht in Obergurgl is now available from £599pp for a seven-night stay over Christmas (it was £1,212, so there’s a saving of over 50%). Travelling out on December 23, the cost includes Newcastle flights, airport transfers and half board accommodation. The hotel is close to a ski lift, and has a spa area and children’s playroom. Bookings: SNO.
La Plagne New Year for £769pp with Snowfinders
Celebrate New Year at catered Chalet Florence in Plagne 1800 on the week starting December 30. The holiday now costs from £769pp (it was £1,159pp, so that’s a saving of £390pp), including flights from Gatwick or Manchester and resort transfers. Bookings: Snowfinders.
Aussois New Year from £183pp with Peak Retreats
Stay in a ski-in ski-out three-star residence Les Flocons d’Argent at the bottom of the slopes in Aussois, opposite the snow kindergarten and the ski school meeting point. Seven nights is now from £183pp (it was £244pp), including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Book before December 29 to save 30% on two-bedroom apartments. The price is based on five people sharing a two-bedroom apartment (sleeps six) arriving December 30. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Val d’Isere New Year for £865pp with Alpine Elements
On the week starting December 27 stay seven nights half board in Chalet Fjord in Val d’Isere for £865pp. The chalet is only 100m from the slopes and has a sauna. The price includes flights, resort transfers, and chalet half board. Bookings: Alpine Elements.
Les Menuires Christmas apartment from £1,379 with Erna Low
Stay seven nights at the Le Coeur des Loges in Les Menuires, which has 20% off so is now £1,379 (sleeping four) including Eurotunnel return travel. This works out at £344.75pp. The slopeside four-star residence includes an indoor pool, spa and bakery. The holiday starts on December 23. Bookings: Erna Low.
Flaine in January from £249pp with Inghams
Take a seven-night ski holiday on a self-catering basis at four-star Les Terrasses de Véret in Flaine. It now costs from £249pp based on four adults sharing. The price represents a saving of £320pp and includes return flights from Gatwick to Geneva, and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel departing January 13. Bookings: Inghams.
Tignes in January from £332pp with Esprit Ski
Stay in Chalet Charline in Tignes from £332pp – it was £557pp – based on a family of four (two adults and two children aged two to ten years) from £1,329 (was £2,229) travelling out on January 7 and includes return flights from Stansted to Chambery, transfers, and seven nights catered accommodation. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £239 for a week of ski lessons. Bookings: Esprit Ski.
Les Arcs in January from £399pp with Skiworld
Chalet Cicero is a cosy, rustic place set in the hillside above Arc 1800, with panoramic views over the valley. The chalet benefits from a ski-in ski-out location. A week’s chalet board at three-star Chalet Cicero is now available from £399pp (saving £250pp), including flights from Gatwick to Grenoble and resort transfers (the price given here is for departure on January 6). Direct flights are available from all major UK airports. Bookings: Skiworld.
Val d’Isere New Year from £689pp with Ski Total
Spend a week at Xtra Chalet Champs Avalins in Val d’Isere, travelling out on December 26. Set in a ski-to-the-doorstep location, this chalet has one of the best positions in the resort as well as providing a welcoming atmosphere. The price includes return flights from Gatwick to Geneva, resort transfers, and seven nights chalet catered accommodation. Bookings: Ski Total.
La Plagne New Year from £285pp with Ski Collection
The three-star-superior Sun Valley apartments are located in the centre of Plagne Soleil, offering wonderful views of the Tarentaise Valley. Seven nights are now from £285pp (was £366pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Book before December 29 to save 25% on accommodation prices. The price is based on five sharing a two-bed apartment (sleeps six),
arriving December 30. Bookings: Ski Collection.