Now that the peak holiday week is over, if you haven’t opted to ski at this time of year maybe you’re considering a week of spring skiing? As well as taking a look at the dozen deals below, it’s also worth checking the websites of the major tour operators.
Don’t forget to reserve your airport parking at least 24 hours before you go – this is especially important during peak holiday periods such as February and Easter. If you’re flying from Gatwick, Cophall Parking has some offers just for Welove2ski viewers.
Solden in late February from £970pp with Ski Total
The resort of Solden in the Austrian Tirol has guaranteed snow, and you can stay at Chalet Hotel Hermann from £970pp (was £1,450pp) travelling out on February 25. Set 100m from the nearest red run, this Chalet Hotel has great views of the village and is home to a wellness centre. This price includes return flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck, resort transfers, free ski hosting and seven nights catered accommodation. Bookings: Ski Total.
Reberty Les Menuires from £739 with Powder N Shine
There’s still availability from March 17 at Chalet Le Chamois (15% off) where it now costs £739pp (was £869pp), and at Chalet Flocon des Neiges where it’s now £713pp (was £839pp). There’s also availability the following week as well as in April, all for chalet half board accommodation staying in cosy chalets in Reberty les Menuires. Bookings: Powder N Shine.
Tignes spring skiing from £303pp with Ski Collection
The four-star Le Taos is located on the Lavachet slope, in the heart of the village of Tignes le Lac, offering door-step skiing. The ski school, shops, bars and restaurants are a short flat walk away. Facilities include an excellent traditional French Steak House restaurant, a lounge-bar, a private indoor heated swimming-pool, sauna, leisure centre and spa, and ski lockers with heated boot-dryers and glove dryers. Seven nights self-catering from £303pp (was £368pp) commencing April 14, based on four people sharing a two-bedroom apartment, including return Eurotunnel crossings with free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Book before March 4 to save 20%. Bookings: Ski Collection.
Alpe d’Huez early March from £341pp in March with Ski France
Stay at Chalets de L’Altiport, offering ski-in, ski-out accommodation, about 500 metres above the Bergers area of Alpe d’Huez. Each chalet sleeps up to 16 people and has its own large private terrace offering panoramic views, plus a private sauna or hot tub. And those who have driven out have access to a private parking space or a garage. Each accommodation is decorated in traditional Savoyard style, with large fireplaces, wood and stone interiors and a warm atmosphere. There’s an open-plan living area and a modern kitchen. A week’s stay from March 3 costs from £341pp (£4,089 total, it was £6,485 total – so saving 36%) for a five-bedroom chalet sleeping 12. Flights, transfers, lift passes and ski equipment are extra. Bookings: Ski France.
Val Thorens in mid-March from £789pp with SNO
Chalet Loup Blanc in Val Thorens sleeps 12 people and has been reduced by £250pp to £789pp (was £1,039). Based on a seven-night stay departing March 17, the price includes flights from Gatwick, airport transfers and traditional chalet catering. Part of the Chalet des Neiges Residence, the chalet is five minutes on foot from the nursery slopes. Bookings: SNO.
La Rosiere in March for £669pp with Ski Beat
Less expensive than some of the top French ski resorts, La Rosiere is excellent for families and beginners, as well as having seven snow parks and extensive skiing for those wanting to clock up the miles. A week’s stay arriving March 17 is now £619pp (was £749pp, saving £130pp). Accommodation is in Chalet Papillon, in a prime position 75m from the slopes. The price includes chalet half board, return Gatwick flights and transfers. The same holiday from Manchester costs £669pp (was £769pp, saving £100pp). Bookings: Ski Beat.
La Plagne Easter holiday for £608pp with Snowfinders
Stay in the brand new catered Chalet Hepatica in La Plagne, on the week starting April 7. The holiday now costs from £608pp (it was £1,216pp, so that’s a saving of £608pp), including flights from Gatwick, Birmingham or Manchester and resort transfers. Bookings: Snowfinders.
Zell am See in March from £463pp with Crystal Ski
Stay for a week’s bed & breakfast at three-star Haus Edelweiss in Zell am See from £463pp (save £140pp) including flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck and resort transfers. The price given is for departure on March 17. Direct flights from all major UK airports available. Bookings Crystal Ski.
Courchevel late February from £699pp with Esprit Ski
Indulge your family in a break at Courchevel 1850, where Chalet Hotel Crystal 2000 is now from £699pp (was £917pp). Set in a superb piste-side location, this property provides a comfortable stay with facilities including an Adventure Soft Play Zone. The price is based on a family of four, (two adults and two children aged two to ten years) from £2,799 (was £3,669) travelling out on February 25, including return flights from Manchester to Geneva, transfers, free baby listening, sauna, and seven nights catered accommodation. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £239 for a week of ski lessons. Bookings: Esprit Ski.
Cortina in March from £649pp with Inghams
Book a seven-night holiday on a catered basis at the four-diamond Chalet Hotel Parc Victoria in Cortina d’Ampezzo from £649pp. The price represents a saving of £230pp and includes return flights from Stansted to Innsbruck, and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel departing March 24. Bookings: Inghams.
Vaujany Easter skiing from £143pp with Peak Retreats
Le Crystal Blanc is located towards the top of the resort of Vaujany, 500m from the Alpette cable-car. Facilities include a wellness area with indoor pool and steam room, and a fitness room. Seven nights self-catering is now from £143pp (was £178pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Book before March 29 to save up to 30% on selected apartments. The price is based on four people sharing a one-bedroom apartment arriving March 31. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Val d’Isere Health & Wellness week from £1,499pp with VIP Ski
After a day on the slopes you can sooth aches and pains with discounted massages and treatments from Ski Physio, and take part in daily yoga sessions. Then there’s the healthier menu option – created together with NutritionMe – with fresh, wholesome ingredients. The week is based at ski-in, ski-out Bellevarde Lodge in Val d’Isere, which has six bedrooms, an indoor pool and spa, and an outdoor hot tub. The Health & Wellness week costs from £1,499pp arriving April 15. Price includes Gatwick flights, resort transfers and seven nights’ catered accommodation including homemade smoothies at breakfast, and healthy snacks to take up the mountain. Bookings: VIP SKI.
Val Thorens apartment for £1,391 with Erna Low
Stay seven nights from April 7 at Chalet des Neiges Hermine in Val Thorens, where a two-bedroom four-person apartment is now £1,391 (it was £1,987). Flights and Eurotunnel crossings are available on request. Bookings: Erna Low.
Mayrhofen snowbombing festival from £389pp with Visit Tirol
Famous for its adrenaline-fuelled snowboarding and crazy partying, the annual Snowbombing festival (April 9-14) will take over the resort of Mayrhofen, with leading DJs, club nights and live acts performing. Think igloo raves, enchanted forest parties and underground supper clubs. The line-up includes Liam Gallagher, Pendulum and Dizzee Rascal. A five-night stay from April 8, is prced from £389pp and includes a festival wristband and five nights’ B&B accommodation. Return flights and transfers extra. Information: Visit Tirol.