We’re counting down the days to the start of the season, which is now just two weeks away. Our newest offers also include some for Christmas…and a visit to Santa!
Most of the major operators have ski holiday deals available throughout the winter, and it’s also worth having a look at what the ski specialist travel agencies have on offer.
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.
La Plagne early skiing for £614pp with Ski Beat
Step out of the door and ski. Chalet Sorbier is just 30m from the Plagne 1800 chair-lift, accessing miles of world-class skiing. For those arriving on December 15, the price of a week’s fully-catered chalet holiday has been trimmed from £669pp to £614pp, including a £55pp saving. Chalet Sorbier is comfortable, convenient and the price includes return Gatwick flights and transfers. (Manchester departure £644pp, was £669, so a saving of £45pp). Bookings: Ski Beat.
Verbier in January from £678pp with Inghams
A seven-night holiday on a catered basis at the four-diamond Xtra Chalet de Verbier in Verbier is now from £678pp based on five adults sharing a room. Price represents a saving of £170pp and includes return flights from Bristol to Geneva and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel departing on January 5. Bookings: Inghams.
Tignes Christmas apartment for £2,349 with Erna Low
If you’re looking for a Christmas ski holiday then self-drive makes good sense as you can load up the car with Christmas food and even a few presents. Look for a high-altitude resort for the best chance of good snow – a great choice is four-star Residence La Ferme du Val Claret in Tignes, which has easy access to the Grand Motte glacier. You can still book a two-bedroom four-to-six-person apartment with Eurotunnel Flexiplus crossings for £2,349, departing December 22. Bookings: Erna Low.
Val d’Isere in early December from £186pp with Ski France
Stay at four-star Residence Alpina Lodge in Val d’Isere, which is part of the world’s highest extended ski domain, The property offers a selection of comfortable and spacious self-catered apartments located in the town centre, close to shops, bars and restaurants, with the main ski-lifts 500 metres away. A seven-night self-catered stay departing December 8, is priced from £186pp (£372 total – was £517 total, saving 28%) per one-bedroom studio apartment that sleeps up to two people. The price is for accommodation only. Bookings: Ski France.
Samoëns Christmas from £365pp with Peak Retreats
Apartments at La Reine des Pres residence are well located close to the Grand Massif Express gondola, and a five-minute walk from the main village square in Samoëns. This beautiful and unspoiled ski village offers easy access to the huge Grand Massif ski area (including Flaine) with a large beginners’ area and plenty of intermediate cruising. Facilities include an indoor pool and spa. Seven nights self-catering is now from £365pp (was £400pp) 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 December 22. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Les Gets December family skiing from £649pp with SNO
Family chalet Le Marjorie in Les Gets is available for £649pp on the week beginning December 15. Gatwick flights, transfers and chalet catering are included in the package. The chalet has family suites, a playroom, à la carte childcare and a ‘ski school assistant’ who helps children with the ski school run. Bookings: SNO.
St Anton in mid-December from £899pp with VIP SKI
Chalet Cristal, VIP SKI’s newest chalet in St Anton, is a five-minute walk from the Rendlbahn lift and ski hire shop where there’s access to boot warmers and ski lockers. The chalet’s open-plan design offers the great living space for a group. A seven-night stay, arriving December 16, costs from £899pp (reduced from £1,099pp, saving £200pp) and sleeps up to 14 people. Price includes seven nights’ chalet-board accommodation, a champagne reception on the first and last night, access to the sauna as well as flights from Gatwick and coach transfers. Bookings: VIP SKI.
Peisey-Vallandry in mid-January from £259pp with Ski Collection
L’Orée des Cimes in Peisey-Vallandry is a luxury residence positioned on the edge of the ski slopes of the Paradiski area, which is shared with Les Arcs and La Plagne. You can save 10% for the week commencing January 15, making seven nights self-catering from £259pp (was £283pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Price is based on five people sharing a two-bedroom apartment (sleeps up to six). Bookings: Ski Collection.
Last-minute family trip from £2,066pp with Santa’s Lapland
Add some pre-Christmas magic to your children’s winter and save up to £800 in Lapland. Book an unforgettable break and stay at Santa’s Hotel Tunturi for two nights half board from £2,066 per family (based on two adults and two children, aged two to five years, sharing a room). Price represents a saving of £800 per family and includes return flights from Bournemouth to Ivalo and airport transfers, as well as a private meeting with Santa, a husky sled ride, reindeer sleigh ride, igloo experience and thermal clothing. The package is valid for travel departing on November 28. Bookings: Santa’s Lapland.