Summer is almost over and the ski season will be upon us before we know it. Thinking about planning your ski holiday? Then keep an eye on this page if you’re looking to find a good deal.
Don’t forget to reserve your airport parking at least 24 hours before you go – this is especially important during peak holiday periods whether in the summer or winter. If you’re flying from Gatwick, Cophall Parking has some offers just for Welove2ski viewers.
Arinsal from £365pp and ⅓ off lift pass and rental with Crystal Ski
There are combined lift passes with either equipment hire or ski carriage – in a bundle that saves 10% on the normal price. Then there’s an additional third off that deal. So a week’s half board at three-star Hotel Xalet Besoli in Arinsal is now from £365pp including flights from Gatwick to Toulouse and resort transfers for departure on December 17; direct flights are available from all major UK airports. This provides a saving of up to £110pp. Bookings: Crystal.
Val d’Isere Christmas from £1,229pp with Inghams
A seven-night Christmas holiday on a chalet board basis at the five-diamond Chalet Hotel & Spa Le Savoie in Val d’Isere is now from £1,229pp. The price includes return flights and airport transfers and the package is valid for travel departing on December 19. Bookings: Inghams.
Les Arcs for £649pp with 2-for-1 hire or ski pass with SNO
Deals on lift passes, equipment hire and ski carriage can help save money on ski holidays. Chalet Panda in Les Arcs is available with a choice of 2-for-1 ski/snowboard nd boot hire or 2-for-1 ski carriage. The offer is valid on the week beginning January 7, when the cost of £649pp includes Gatwick flights, resort transfers and chalet catering. Up in Arc 2000, the apartment-style chalet has its own sauna and access to a shared indoor swimming-pool. Bookings: SNO.
Les Gets family trip from £2,027 with Esprit Ski
Chalet Justine in Les Gets is now available from £507pp. Set in a quiet yet convenient location, this chalet makes an attractive home from home. This price is based on a family of 4, (2 adults and 2 children 2-10 years) from £2,027 travelling out on January 7 and includes return flights from Gatwick to Geneva, resort transfers, use of sauna and hot tub and seven nights chalet catered accommodation. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £239 for a week of ski lessons. Bookings: Esprit Ski.
Whistler from £999pp with Erna Low
Stay seven nights from £999pp based on two sharing a deluxe studio suite at the Pinnacle international Hotel in Whistler. Price includes direct scheduled flights from Heathrow with BA and return shuttle transfers to the resort. Erna Low exclusive: receive a free Fresh Tracks Breakfast Experience for each party member with all Whistler Blackcomb bookings. The holiday departs on March 12. Bookings: Erna Low.
Val d’Isere in March from £1,069pp with VIP Ski
Chalet Madrisah is part of a small private hamlet built on the knoll of Le Cret overlooking Val d’Isere. Contemporary facilities include a wet suite with hot tub and sauna, and the property sleeps up to eight people. Priced from £1,069pp (down from £1,169pp, so a saving of £100pp) for a seven-night stay, arriving March 7. Price includes return flights from Gatwick, resort transfers, seven nights’ chalet board. Bookings: VIP Ski.
Morzine Christmas for £697pp with Alpine Elements
On the week commencing December 20 you can stay seven nights half board at Chalet Flo in Morzine for £697pp, including a free lift pass. Groups of six or more can save between £25pp and £125pp and there’s 30% off equipment hire. Kids aged 2-12 get a £50-75 discount, too. The holiday includes flights, resort transfers, hot tub and steam room, and it’s a five-minute ski bus ride to the slopes. Bookings: Alpine Elements.
Samoens in spring from £141pp with Peak Retreats
Stay seven nights at Les Fermes de Samoens from £141pp (it was £156pp). The three-star self-catered apartments in the traditional resort of Samoens have an indoor heated swimming-pool and spa facilities, plus free sheltered outdoor parking. Book before September 15 to save 20% on selected weeks. Price is based on five people sharing a two-bed apartment (sleeps six) arriving on March 31 and includes standard Eurotunnel crossings. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Meribel from £580pp and kids go free with Ski France
There’s free board for children at two different three-star hotels in Meribel Mottaret and Les Deux Alpes. Valid all winter for kids up to 18 years old (on the same board base as the parents – B&B, half board or all-inclusive). Babysitting is available on request. A week during the Christmas holidays for two adults and two children at Hotel Le Mottaret costs from £580pp (£2,320 in total) and at Hotel Ibiza from £876pp (£3,503 in total) both half board. Flights and transfers are extra for both holidays. Bookings: Ski France.
Arc 2000 in March from £305pp with Ski Collection
Spend seven nights at Chalet de l’Ours in Arc 2000 from £305pp (it was £339pp). The four-star group-friendly apartments offer doorstep skiing, with the ski slopes and nearest lift 100m away. Book before September 30 to save 20% on selected weeks. Price based on five people sharing a two-bedroom apartment (sleeps six) arriving on March 3 and including standard Eurotunnel crossings with free FlexiPlus upgrades. Bookings: Ski Collection.
Val d’Isere pre-Christmas from £678pp with Ski Total
Stay in the charming Chalet Bonnevie in Val d’Isere from £678pp travelling out on December 12. One of the resort’s most picturesque buildings, this chalet is only four minutes’ walk from the nearest piste, or if you fancy off-piste then you can ski back virtually to the door. This price includes return flights from Gatwick to Chambery, resort transfers, and seven nights chalet catered accommodation. Bookings: Ski Total.
And one for autumn…
Saas Fee from £829pp with Inghams
Saas Fee is surrounded by high peaks and has some beautiful walking terrain, accessed by cable-cars, chair-lifts and the Metro Alpin, the world’s highest underground funicular railway. A seven-night holiday half board at the four-and-a-half-star Hotel Schweizerhof Gourmet & Spa costs from £829pp. The price represents a saving of £310pp and includes return flights from Gatwick to Geneva and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel on September 2. Bookings: Inghams Lakes and Mountains.