Skiers who book now can still find deals over New Year, as well as December, January and March. If you’re flying then 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 travelling from Gatwick, Cophall Parking has some offers just for Welove2ski viewers.
La Rosiere in December for £941pp with Ski Beat
Chalet Papillon 4 in the resort of La Rosiere, which is smaller, quieter and sunnier than its famous neighbours, Tignes, Val d’Isere and Les Arcs. The traditional chalet-style village has everything close at hand, including good skiing on the doorstep, while a link to La Thuile in Italy adds a whole new dimension to the skiing. A week’s stay has been reduced by £145pp for arrival on December 15, it was £941pp and is now £796pp including return Gatwick flights, transfers, and chalet half board. The same holiday from Manchester was £961 and is now £816pp. Bookings: Ski Beat.
Soldeu family deal from £855pp with SNO
If you’re skiing with family, children’s ski passes and equipment hire currently come free when you book Sport Hotel Village in Soldeu. Departing on March 31, a seven-night package with Stansted flights, transfers and half board costs £855pp. The four-star hotel is right by the slopes and connected to a kids club. The ski pass and rental offer for children is valid with bookings before the beginning of November. Bookings: SNO.
Flaine apartment from £788 with Erna Low
The resort of Flaine has great value accommodation and access to the extensive Grand Massif ski area, and it’s just over an hour from Geneva airport or one of the shortest drive times from Calais. Residence Le Centaure is right on the front de neige in Flaine Forum and offers luxurious, modern apartments with an impressive indoor pool and spa. There is currently a 10% early booking discount on apartments and you can book a two-bedroom four to six-person apartment from £788 per apartment for arrival on January 5 for 7 nights (book by October 31). Bookings: Erna Low.
San Cassiano gourmet week from £899pp with Inghams
Alta Badia, in the heart of the Dolomites, is renowned for its exceptional cuisine and its three Michelin-starred restaurants: The St Hubertus in San Cassiano, La Siriola (run by the youngest Italian chef to have a Michelin star), and the Stüa de Michil in nearby Corvara, all offer exceptional and unique dining experiences. However, a top draw is the Gourmet Ski Safari, which starts in December and provides the opportunity to explore the slopes via a mapped-out network of the best local restaurants. There’s even the chance to meet the chefs behind the scenes. A seven-night stay half board at three-star Hotel Stores in San Cassiano is from £899pp – the price represents a saving of £140pp and includes return flights from Manchester to Innsbruck and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel departing on December 15. Bookings: Inghams.
St Martin de Belleville Christmas for 1,215€ with Ski Talini
There’s 10% off December and January bookings, with a seven-night stay for Christmas including a gourmet Christmas meal is reduced from 1,350€ to 1,215€ in either Chalet des Anges or Chalet Polaris in St Martin de Belleville. There is also some availability for whole chalet bookings for February half term. Bookings: Ski Talini.
St Anton in January from £1,189pp with VIP Ski
Haus Gamskar in St Anton provides sophistication for nine people in four spacious bedrooms and located just steps from the slopes. The resort’s renowned nightlife is near the residence, with the famous Tom Dooley’s Bar next door but one. There are flat-screen TVs in every bedroom. A seven-night stay, arriving January 6, is priced from £1,189pp (down from £1,289pp, so a saving of £100pp). Price includes flights from Gatwick, transfers and chalet-board accommodation. Book by October 31 to take advantage of the saving. Bookings: VIP SKI
Val d’Isere New Year for £1,348pp with Skiworld
Head to Val d’Isere for New Year and it will cost you £1,348pp, saving £100pp. Accommodation is in Chalet Maison Rose and you’ll be able to enjoy the ski area as well as getting involved in the night light festival in the heart of the village on New Year’s Eve – complete with jugglers, musicians, DJs, ice sculptors and fireworks. The price is for one week half board including Gatwick flights and resort transfers. Bookings: Skiworld.