The season is in now full swing and if you’re feeling you want to be out there very soon, then there’s still availability over Christmas and New Year. So if you want an unforgettable ski holiday why not take up one of these last-minute offers? It would be wise to stay high to make sure of finding decent snow when you get there.
See our feature on reliable resorts for Christmas if you’re thinking of heading off during the festive season. Before that, there’s still time for an early December break.
To have a reasonable choice of where to stay, when to go and how to get there, it makes sense to book as soon as you can. It’s also worth checking for offers on the websites of the major tour operators.
Tignes New Year for £699pp with Snowfinders
You can now spend nine nights in Chalet Lys Martagon in Tignes for £699pp – it was £1,259. The departure date is December 30 and six rooms are available on chalet half board. The price includes return flights from Gatwick and resort transfers. Bookings: Snowfinders.
Val Thorens New Year from £311pp with Erna Low
Save 30% on New Year in Val Thorens, staying seven nights December 31 to January 7 from £311pp. The price is based on six people sharing a two-bedroom four- to six-person Grand Comfort apartment at Chalet Val 2400, including return Eurotunnel crossings with free Flexiplus upgrades. This residence is in the Balcons area of the resort and has its own ski rental shop, Red Fox pub and is ski-in ski-out. Bookings: Erna Low.
Le Grand Bornand in March from £224pp with Peak Retreats
Book before December 15 to get 10% off. For example, there’s 10% off March skiing in Le Grand Bornand, staying for seven nights at the four-star Le Village de Lessy from £224pp (it was £248pp). The property has a private indoor heated swimming-pool with spa. The price based on five people sharing a two-bedroom self-catered apartment (sleeps six) on the week commencing March 11, including Eurotunnel crossings with free FlexiPlus upgrades. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Val d’Isere Christmas from £446pp with Alpine Elements
The BOGOF area lift pass is back, as well as a free area ski lift pass with selected chalets and hotels, saving you up to £247pp. For example a week at Chalet Tuteliere in Val d’Isere is now £446pp for nine days from December 18, including flights and transfers. Six different properties in other French resorts are all offering the same BOGOF deal. Bookings: Alpine Elements.
Mayrhofen Christmas from £499pp with Inghams
With lively apres-ski and buzzing nightlife, Mayrhofen is a magical place to spend Christmas. Stay seven nights on a chalet board basis at three-and-a-half star Chalet Tirol from £499pp. This is a 50% saving of £490pp. Price includes return flights from Edinburgh to Innsbruck and transfers, departing 23rd December 23. Bookings: Inghams.
Les Gets family holiday for £1,699 with Ski Famille
Spend a week in Chalet Grand Mouflon in Les Gets, which sleeps 13 and has a dedicated playroom and hot-tub overlooking the slopes. This ski-in-ski-out chalet is in the perfect location for a family ski holiday. It now costs £1,699 for seven nights half board for a family of four on the week starting December 16. The price includes Eurotunnel crossings with free FlexiPlus upgrades. Bookings: Ski Famille.
La Plagne New Year for £579pp with Ski Beat
Celebrate in La Plagne and save 54% on a week’s ski holiday departing December 31. There’s a saving of £680pp at Chalet Boudu with its pine-clad rooms, panoramic windows looking out onto a decked terrace, and roaring log fire. The week’s holiday now costs £579pp, it was £1,259pp, and includes return Gatwick flights, transfers, and chalet half board. Bookings: Ski Beat.
La Tania Christmas for £399pp with Ski Amis
Choose your own flexible dates between December 17 and 26 at Chalet Balkis in La Tania where it now costs £399pp – it was £839pp. The accommodation is chalet half board with a full Christmas dinner on the 25th. Travel is not included. Bookings: Ski Amis.
Lech Christmas from £999pp with VIP Ski
Stay in stylish Hotel Theodul on the main high street in Lech, a short walk from the lifts and resort centre. The hotel has 29 spacious and cosy bedrooms over three floors. Priced from £999pp (down from £1,399pp, so a saving of £400pp) for a seven-night stay arriving December 19. Price includes flights, transfers, and chalet-board accommodation. Bookings: VIP Ski.
Val d’Isere New Year for £1,245pp with YSE Ski
Stay in Chalet Charlotte in Val d’Isere. The chalet sleeps eight people and can be taken as a whole or can be split. The price is now £1,245 on chalet half board from December 26 to January 2, including flights and transfers. Bookings: YSE Ski
Les Menuires in March from £292pp with Ski Collection
There’s 10% off March skiing in Les Menuires where a week at four-star Les Carines now costs from £292pp (was £320pp). The property is 100m from the slopes and ski lifts, has access to a spa and indoor heated swimming-pool. The price is based on five people sharing a two-bedroom self-catered apartment (sleeps six) on the week commencing March 11 and includes Eurotunnel crossings with free FlexiPlus upgrades. Bookings: Ski Collection.
Flaine Christmas from £280pp with Pierre & Vacances
Stay in the ski-in, ski-out five-star Premium Residence Les Terrasses d’Hélios in Flaine. It offers spacious, contemporary apartments with a balcony or terrace and access to a well-being area with heated indoor pool and a spa area. Priced from £280pp (£2,803 per apartment, down from £3,258 so a saving of 13%) for a ten-night self-catered stay in an apartment that sleeps up to four people arriving December 23. Bookings: Pierre & Vacances.
Les Arcs apartment from £626 with Lagrange
Book before December 16 to save up to 40% on week-long stays commencing December 17 in selected apartments at Le Roc Belle Face in Arc 1600. This ski-in ski-out residence is conveniently located at the entrance of Arc 1600, and prices start from £626/apartment/week for a one-bedroom apartment sleeping up to four people, based on accommodation-only Bookings: Lagrange.
Val Thorens and private flights from £375pp with Butler & Lloyd
Enjoy an exclusive family holiday at Hotel Altapura in Val Thorens. The five-star ski-in ski-out family-friendly hotel is close to the piste and the Plein Sud chair-lift. The hotel has three restaurants, a spa and heated indoor and outdoor pools. Add stress free travel, with private flights from Farnborough. A week’s stay self-catering costs from £375pp (£1,500 total) based on a family of four sharing. Travel and food are extra. Bookings: Butler & Lloyd.