The snow is still looking good in the Alps, especially in resorts such as Val d’Isere (pictured above) where I have just been staying with Consensio for a few days. So here are some more deals to to get you in the mood for a ski holiday. Our 14 offers this week include free lift passes in Val d’Isere and the chance to watch the Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbuhel.
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.
Zermatt luxury chalet from 10,990chf with Matterhorn Chalets
Chalet Ulysse is a charming chalet in Zermatt with great views of the Matterhorn and quick access to the gondola lift. Seven night stays are 14,990chf for eight people starting February 10, 12,990-17,990chf for eight to 12 people from February 17, and 10,990-14,990chf for eight to 12 people from March 17. All these prices include catering with all drinks, daily housekeeping and a private ski guide/instructor. Bookings: Matterhorn Chalets.
La Tania in January from £666pp with Ski Total
This January visit La Tania, the pretty resort in the 3 Valleys ski area. A week in Chalet Beau Vallon is now from £666pp (was £776pp), travelling out on January 21. With skiing almost to and from the door, and four minutes’ walk to the resort centre, it’s a great location. This price includes return flights from Stansted to Chambery, resort transfers. Bookings: Ski Total.
Val d’Isere from £1,429pp and free lift passes with VIP Ski
For one week only you can avoid the cost and hassle of buying lift passes for your group. Stay at Chalet Davos in Val d’Isere on the week of January 21 and lift passes will be free. The chalet is part of a small private hamlet with an ambience of an old stone village. It’a a 10-minute walk to the centre. A seven-night stay is priced from £1,429pp, including chalet half board, return flights and resort transfers. Bookings: VIP Ski.
Alpe d’Huez in April from £118pp with Ski France
Chalets de L’Altiport are ski-in, ski-out and located about 500 metres above the Bergers area of Alpe d’Huez. Each chalet sleeps up to 16 people and has its own terrace, and a private sauna or hot tub. A week’s stay from April 19 costs from £118pp (£1,421 total, it was £1,783 total, so a saving of 20%) for a five-bedroom chalet sleeping 12. Flights and transfers are extra. Bookings: Ski France.
Banff in late January for £1,087pp with SNO
The five-star Fairmont Banff Springs is a historic railway hotel positioned 15 minutes from Banff centre. A seven-night stay has been reduced to £1,087pp (was £1,413pp) for the week beginning January 24. The cost includes flights from Heathrow and airport transfers. The hotel is available on a room-only basis and in-house facilities include a spa, ice-rink, shops, restaurants and bars. Bookings: SNO.
Orelle in February from £184pp with Peak Retreats
Stay in three-star-superior apartments in a quiet location with access to Val Thorens‘ skiing via the Orelle cable-car. Facilities include an onsite restaurant, indoor pool, steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi. Seven nights at Le Hameau des Eaux d’Orelle from £184pp (was £219pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings. Price is based on five people sharing a one-bedroom apartment (sleeps five) arriving February 10. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
St Martin de Belleville from £770pp with Ski Talini
Save 15% in Chalet Polaris (sleeps 10 people) in the heart of the old quarter of St Martin de Belleville in the 3 Valleys. The holiday starts either on weeks starting February 18 and March 18, with seven nights gourmet catered chalet board now from £770pp (was £905pp). Bookings: Ski Talini.
Borovets in January from £355pp with Crystal Ski
Stay a week half board at four-star Euphoria Club Hotel and Spa in Borovets, Bulgaria, from £355pp (save £170pp) including flights from Gatwick to Sofia and resort transfers. The price given is for departure on January 20. Direct flights from all major UK airports are available. Bookings: Crystal Ski
Flaine apartment from £1,559 with Erna Low
Stay seven nights half board from March 31 in five-star Les Terrasses d’Hélios in Flaine, with accommodation in a two-bedroom six-person apartment. The price was £1,888.91 and is now £1,559 including Eurotunnel Flexiplus crossings. Facilities include an indoor heated swimming-pool, sauna and steam room. Bookings: Erna Low.
Alpe d’Huez in January from £429pp with Esprit Ski
Stay for a week at Chalet Hotel Mariandre in Alpe d’Huez from £429pp (was £549pp). This traditional styled chalet-hotel now costs £1,719 (was £2,199) based on a family of four, (two adults and two children aged two to ten years) travelling out on January 28, and includes return flights from Stansted to Chambery, resort transfers, free baby listening and seven nights catered accommodation. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £239 for a week of ski lessons. Bookings: Esprit Ski.
Kitzbuhel and watching the Hahnenkamm from £484pp with Inghams
Kitzbuhel is home to the Streif racecourse. The competition, nearing its 80th year, takes place on January 14-21 this year (spectator tickets from €20pp per day). A seven-night holiday on a catered basis at the three-diamond Chalet Linda is now from £484pp based on three people sharing. Price represents a saving of £240pp and includes return flights from Stansted to Innsbruck and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel departing on January 13. Bookings: Inghams.
Meribel in January for £458pp with Alpine Elements
On the week starting January 21, stay seven nights half board at ski-to-the-door Chalet La Grange in Meribel. The chalet sleeps 12 and the week now costs £458pp half board. Flights and transfers are included. Bookings: Alpine Elements.
Val Thorens in February from £315pp with Ski Collecion
South-facing three-star Les Balcons de Val Thorens is directly on the slopes and 500m from Val Thorens resort centre. Facilities include an on-site mini supermarket with bakery, a bar with a panoramic terrace, a spa, indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and a fitness room. Six-bedroom apartments for seven nights from £315pp (was £348pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Book before January 30 to save 10% on selected weeks. The price is based on 14 people sharing a six-bed apartment (sleeps 14) arriving February 2. Bookings: Ski Collection.
Revelstoke in January from £1,225pp with Ski Safari
Four-star Sutton Place Hotel is a ski-in, ski-out condo with lovely views of the Columbia and Monashee Mountains. The resort is the only one in the world to offer lift, cat, heli and backcountry skiing from one village base. A seven-night stay costs from £1,225pp for a studio suite sleeping two, and includes flights, transfers and breakfasts. Departure is January 23. Reservations need to be made by January 20. Bookings: