Ten days to go until Christmas and it’s a great start to the season again, with good snow cover almost everywhere. Amazingly, there’s still some availability over the holiday period.
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.
Last-minute Christmas and New Year Holidays
St Anton from £899pp with Inghams
A seven-night Christmas ski holiday on a catered basis at the three-diamond Chalet Alpenheim in the gorgeous resrt of St Anton is now from £899pp. Price represents a saving of £370 (29%) pp and includes return flights from Birmingham to Innsbruck and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel departing on December 22. Bookings: Inghams.
Lapland family trip for £969pp with Santa’s Lapland
Treat your family to the holiday of a lifetime with a trip to visit Santa in Lapland home. A three-night escape to Santa’s Hotel Tunturi in Lapland is now from £969 per adult, departing on December 22 from Stansted. This comfortable hotel is located in a wooded area, and offers musical entertainment every evening. Price includes, flights, transfers, half board accommodation, thermal clothing and a range of activities such as a husky sled ride and a private family meeting with Santa. Bookings: Santa’s Lapland.
La Rosiere New Year from £1,599 per family with Esprit Ski
A stone’s throw from the Italian border, La Rosiere is renowned for incredible views and sunny slopes. Enjoy the freedom of a self-drive holiday from December 30 at Chalet Schatzi from £1,599 per family. The chalet is located foot of the slopes and has family suits and large lounge areas. Price includes chalet catered accommodation for a family of four. Esprit’s childcare is available from £39 per day for children aged between 17 weeks and 12 years old. Bookings: Esprit Ski.
From January onwards…
Reberty from 549€ pp and 2-4-1 lift passes with Powder n Shine
Stay in little Reberty, the charming purpose-built village above Les Menuires on the week starting January 5 and you’ll save 30% and receive a 2-4-1 lift pass. Chalets Sapin de Reberty, Neve and Le Chamois now costs 683€ pp; the original price was 975€. Chalet Flocon des Neiges is now 549€ pp; the original price was 885€. Finally there’s Chalet Bruyeres which is now 549€ pp; original price 885€. More deals available for the rest of January, too. Bookings: Powder n Shine.
Lake Tahoe from £1,345pp with SNO
A lot of January packages have been discounted by hundreds of pounds including this one to Lake Tahoe: departing on the January 12, a seven-night stay in the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is down from £1,980pp to £1,345pp. This is a saving of £635pp. Heathrow flights, transfers and breakfasts are included and the price is based on four sharing a suite. The hotel is at the base of Heavenly ski resort, within walking distance of the gondola. Facilities include an indoor pool, fitness room, sun terrace and bar. Bookings: SNO.
Arc 2000 from £199pp with Ski Collection
The four-star La Cîme des Arcs is located right on the Arc 2000 slopes. Facilities include access to the private indoor pool, sauna, steam room and fitness area. There’s 15% off weeks commencing March 9, 16 and 23; April 6, 13 and 20 – when booked by January 15. For example, seven nights in a two-bedroom apartment is now from £199pp (was £226pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to Flexiplus. The price is based on five people sharing a two-bedroom apartment (sleeps up to six) arriving April 13. Bookings: Ski Collection.
La Plagne for £679pp with Ski Beat
Built to high environmental standards, Chalet Pierra Menta in La Plagne has an eco friendly, zero emission bio mass heating system to assure the cosiest of welcomes after a day on the slopes, and uses melted snow where untreated water can be used. The chalet also has its own sauna and a log fire in the shared communal area. The price of £679pp for a week’s fully catered stay, departing January 19, also includes return Gatwick flights and transfers, gives a saving £190pp (it was £869pp). Manchester departures +£20pp. Bookings: Ski Beat.
Aussois from £90pp with Peak Retreats
Aussois is known for being a great family resort, with plenty of pistes for beginners and intermediates. Les Flocons d’Argent is a ski-in ski-out residence located at the bottom of the slopes, 400m from the resort centre. Its facilities include an indoor swimming-pool. There’s 10% off two-bedroom apartments for week commencing January 5. There’s also 10% off one-bedroom alcove apartments and two-bedroom apartments for the weeks commencing January 12 and 19, March 23 and 30, April 13. For example, seven nights in a two-bedroom apartment is now from £90pp (was £100pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to FlexiPlus; price is based on five people sharing and arriving on April 13. Book before December 31 for all these offers. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Courchevel from £1,449pp with VIP SKI
Just across the road from the Bellecote piste, the four-storey, freestanding Chalet Darkoum in Courchevel contains three apartments. Sleeping up to seven people in three bedrooms, Darkoum Lama offers comfortable, piste-side luxury. A seven-night stay here, starting January 6, costs from £1,200pp (reduced from £1,449pp, so saving £249pp). Price includes flights from Gatwick, and resort transfers. Bookings: VIP SKI.