Happy Christmas everyone! This week all our deals are for January, for what could be a much-needed post-Christmas/New Year pick-me-up.
There’s still time to visit the Old Town Christmas Market at Innsbruck in the Austrian Tirol, which is open until January 6. It’s a beautiful city of medieval houses and the 16th century Goldenes Dachl (golden roof) with its 2,657 gilded copper tiles – all of this with the Nordkette mountains as a backdrop. With more than 60 exhibitors, the market is one of the city’s largest. Inspired by the stories of the Grimm brothers and Hans Christian Anderson, you will find figures from the well-known fairytales hanging in the alleyways – such as Little Red Riding Hood and Sleeping Beauty. A two-night Advent Package costs from €159pp and includes B&B accommodation, a 48-hour Innsbruck guest card, voucher for Gluhwein or punch, and a gift. More details are available from Visit Tirol.
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.
Les Deux Alpes from £364pp with Ski France
Save more than 20% at Ibiza Hotel in Les Deux Alpes in the New Year. Get fit after Christmas and New Year, and take part in the sixth edition of the Night Snow Trail, which is a 10-, 15- or 20-km trail running event that takes place at night on January 20. The renovated three-star Ibiza Hotel is located near the village centre, and has an indoor heated pool, plus a sauna and hammam. Twin, double and family rooms are all available. A week’s stay costs from £364pp B&B. Return flights, transfers, lift pass, ski equipment and other meals are extra. Registration for the Night Snow Trail costs from €25pp. Bookings: Ski France.
St Anton chalet for 12,000€ with Kaluma
Book a four-bedroom chalet with seven nights half board for the price of three at Chalet Kanzi in St Anton. The price was 16,400€ and the choice of dates is January 7 or 14. The price is for the chalet sleeping eight people, with chalet half board and all drinks included, but no travel. The offer ends on December 31. Bookings: Kaluma.
Val Cenis from £147pp with Peak Retreats
Located at the foot of the slopes, within 200m of the gondola and ski school, Les Balcons de Val Cenis Village residence is also within short walking distance of the village centre of Val Cenis Lanslevillard and its shops, bars and restaurants. Stay seven nights from £147pp (was £158pp) on January 27 including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to FlexiPlus. The price is based on five people sharing a two-bedroom apartment (sleeps six). Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Val d’Isere for £1,429 and free lift pass with SNO
Stay in Val d’Isere’s Chalet Davos for the week beginning January 21 and get a free lift pass with your booking. At £1,429pp, the price includes Gatwick flights, airport transfers, seven nights chalet catering and a chauffeur service. The chalet has a cinema and indoor/outdoor hot tub. Bookings: SNO.
La Plagne in January from £519pp with Skiworld
Chalet Benoite is set in the Paradiski area, 100m from the piste and with its own sauna and hot tub. A week’s chalet board at this five-star-superior chalet, departing on January 13, is now £519pp (saving £555pp), including flights from Gatwick to Grenoble and transfers (direct flights available from all major UK airports). As well as this, Skiworld also has a January sale launching on Boxing Day with savings on selected February, March and April (including Easter) chalet holidays, with up to 50% off. The sale will run for a couple of weeks into January. Bookings: Skiworld.
Arinsal from £379pp with Inghams
Arinsal in Andorra offers excellent value for money. Inghams offers a pre-bookable ski-inclusive package, which includes a six-day lift pass, six-day ski and boot hire and lunch vouchers covering the cost of a sandwich, chips and drink in selected mountain restaurants, from £209 per adult. Stay half board at the three-star-superior Hotel Palarine from £379pp, which is a saving of £190pp and includes return flights from Gatwick to Barcelona and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel departing January 7. Bookings: Inghams.
La Plagne from £213pp with Ski Collection
Stay a week in Le Centaure in Belle-Plagne, which is located at the foot of the ski slopes, directly opposite the children’s snow garden and ski school meeting point. The nearest lift is 300m away. It now costs from £213pp (was £243pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Book before January 5 to save 15% on a holiday starting January 6. The price based on five people sharing a two-bedroom apartment (sleeps six). Bookings: Ski Collection.
Val d’Isere for £474pp with Snowfinders
Stay in the catered Chalet Chamois d’or in Val d’Isere on the week starting January 27. The holiday now costs from £474pp (it was £679pp, so that’s a saving of £205pp), including flights from Gatwick and resort transfers. Bookings: Snowfinders.
Meribel for £595pp with Fish&Pips
On the week commencing January 6 you can stay half board at Chalet Corblettes in Meribel Village. The property sleep eight people and has a south-facing terrace, as well as being 70m from the nearest chair-lift. The holiday is now £595pp – it was £775pp, so that’s a saving of £180pp. Bookings: Fish&Pips.
Morzine from £749pp with VIP Ski
CLUB Alaska in Morzine has a friendly club-hotel atmosphere, yet retains the exclusivity of a private chalet. It takes room-by-room bookings, with a maximum capacity of 16 people. A seven-night stay at CLUB Alaska, departing January 7, costs from £749pp (was £1,069pp, saving £320pp) includins chalet catering, return flights and resort transfers. Bookings: VIP Ski.
Les Arcs apartment for £1,396 with Erna Low
Stay in Arc 1950 on the week commencing January 6, where there’s now 50% off the week. The price was £2,552 and is now £1,396 including return Flexi Eurotunnel crossings. Situated in the Prince des Cimes building, which offers direct access to the indoor/outdoor swimming-pool, this spacious three-bedroom apartment sleeps 8-10 people and has fabulous views of the slopes and surrounding mountains. Bookings: Erna Low.
Les Menuires for £399pp with Ski Amis
On the week starting January 20 you can stay half board at Chalets de Bruyeres in Les Menuires – in either Estelle, Flora, Gabrielle, or Delfina apartment. The cost is £399pp, reduced from £639pp. Bookings: Ski Amis.