As you’ll see from our most recent snow report, Austria and eastern Switzerland have had the best of the recent snowfalls in the Alps, but the northern half of the French Alps are in much better shape now as well.
There is still some availability for the half term and Easter high season dates, as well as plenty for the rest of this month. So if you fancy a ski holiday, why not book now? As well as taking a look at these deals below, it’s also worth checking for offers on the websites of the major tour operators.
If you’re flying from Gatwick, don’t forget to reserve your airport parking at least 24 hours before you go. Cophall Parking has some offers especially for Welove2ski readers.
Mayrhofen half term from £489pp with Crystal Ski
A week’s bed & breakfast at three-star Hotel Landhaus Roscher in Mayrhofen is now available from £489pp (save £500pp) including flights from Newcastle (or from £639pp from Manchester) to Innsbruck, including resort transfers. The price given is for departure on February 11. Bookings: Crystal Ski.
La Plagne by train for £699pp with Inghams
For people who aren’t so keen on flying, there’s direct train travel to the well-connected and extensive ski area of La Plagne. A seven-night holiday half board at three-star Chalet Almach in Plagne 1800 is now on offer from £699pp. The price represents a saving of £80pp and includes return train travel from St Pancras International Railway Station in London. The package is valid for travel departing on February 4. Bookings: Inghams.
Les Arcs from £457pp with Ski Total
Stay at the attractive, traditionally styled Chalet Vision in Arcs 2000 from £457pp (was £736pp). This chalet provides an excellent location with the nearest ski lift close by. The price includes return flights from Heathrow to Geneva departing January 22, resort transfers, free wifi, use of swimming-pool and sauna, and seven nights chalet catered accommodation. Bookings: Ski Total.
Below is a video of Les Arcs taken on January 17…
Flaine from £400pp with Ski Collection
Save 5% off February skiing when you book before January 26. For example, seven nights in Flaine is now from £400pp (it was £419pp), staying at three-star Les Terrasses de Veret in the Flaine-Foret area, near the Grand Vans chair-lift. The price is based on five people sharing a two-bedroom self-catered apartment (sleeps six) on the week commencing February 25. This includes a Standard Eurotunnel crossing from Folkestone to Calais, with free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Bookings: Ski Collection.
Val d’Isere half term for £765pp with Alpine Elements
On the week commencing February 19 you can stay for seven nights half board at Chalet Tuteliere in Val d’Isere. The price is now £765pp – it was £1,395pp. The spacious chalet sleeps 10 and is located at the foot of the Bellevarde piste. The price includes flights and transfers. Bookings: Alpine Elements.
Tignes for £629pp with Ski Beat
A week’s ski holiday in Tignes Val Claret is now on offer for £629pp with a saving of £270pp (it was £899pp). Accommodation is in the traditionally styled Chalet Lilas (sleeps eight) in the heart of the village, and the week’s stay, commencing February 4, includes return Gatwick flights, resort transfers, and chalet half board. Bookings: Ski Beat.
Obergurgl from £475pp with Esprit Ski
Take your family to one of Austria’s most snowsure resorts, Obergurgl, where they have had some great recent snowfall. Stay in family-run Chalet Alpenblume from £475pp – the price is based on a family of four (two adults and two children aged two to ten years) from £1,899 travelling out on January 29, and includes return flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck, resort transfers, use of the sauna, free babysitting, free ski hosting and seven nights catered chalet accommodation. Childcare is available from £215 for a week. Bookings: Esprit Ski.
Courchevel 1650 for £699pp with Snowfinders
Spend a week in Courchevel 1650 for £699pp – it was £910pp. The departure date is January 29, with half board accommodation in Chalet Maurilisa. The property is in a great location close to the lifts, and has an outdoor hot tub. The price includes return flights from Gatwick and resort transfers. Bookings: Snowfinders.
Alpe d’Huez from £1,800pp with VIP Ski
Chalet La Chapelle in Alpe d’Huez is located in a cobbled courtyard next to the main lifts. It is ski-in ski-out, and has a hot tub and sauna, open fire, and sleeps up to 14 people. Priced from £1,800pp (down from £2,319pp, so a saving of £519pp) on the week starting February 12. Bookings: VIP Ski.
France’s Savoie from £349pp with Ski Amis
Fancy a little extra pampering during your winter holiday this season? Well you can now pick up a seven-day Premium Service Catered Chalet holiday at Standard Service prices. A handful of rooms is available in the premium service chalets in La Plagne, La Tania and Les Arcs from £349pp for seven nights. Bookings: Ski Amis.
La Plagne entire family trip for £6,199 with Ski Famille
Spend half term in Chalet Nicole at Plagne 1800. The property sleeps 30 people and has a dedicated playroom, wellness area and hot tub on the terrace overlooking the piste. It now costs £6,199 for seven nights half board for a family of four on the week starting February 11. The price includes Eurotunnel Flexiplus crossings, but regional flights can be arranged at a supplement. Bookings: Ski Famille.
Verbier luxury chalet for 99,000chf with Ski Verbier Exclusive
There’s limited availability in Verbier for the week commencing February 12. For example, Chouqui is now 99,000chf (discounted from 127,800chf) half board. The chalet has nine bedrooms, a 15m indoor swimming-pool, home cinema and outdoor hot tub. There is a 24-hour in-resort chauffeur service, but travel to and from the resort is not included. Bookings: Ski Verbier Exclusive.
Megeve from £218pp with Peak Retreats
Book before January 25 to save 15% on selected weeks. For example, seven nights in Megeve is now from £218pp (was £250pp). Accommodation is in Lune d’Argent in the Arboisie area. Built in local chalet style, the apartments have excellent views across the valley. The residence has a lounge with open fire and small bar, and a sun terrace. The price is based on five people sharing a one-bedroom alcove self-catered apartment (sleeps six) on the week commencing February 25. Price includes Eurotunnel crossings from Folkestone to Calais, with FlexiPlus upgrades. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Avoriaz apartment for £1,962 with PowderBeds
Spend a week self-catering at Residence L’Amara in Avoriaz where a two-bedroom apartment is £1,962 (it was £2,180, so that’s 10% off) – equal to £280 per night. Prices are for accommodation only and based on a check-in date of April 1 for seven nights. Bookings: PowderBeds.
Laax from £925pp and free lift pass with Ski Safari
You’ll receive a free four-day lift pass when you stay at four-star Signina Hotel in Laax. A five-night stay costs from £925pp half board, the hotel is located by the base station and has an excellent restaurant. There’s also a dine-around option in participating restaurants if you are staying half board. The offer (book by January 31) is based on March 27 departures and includes flights, transfers and lift pass. Bookings: Ski Safari.