Deals Feb 8, 2017 | Welove2ski
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Last-Minute Ski Deals: From Half Term to Easter

Amazingly, there are still some half term deals available for this coming weekend and the following one...
Deals Feb 8, 2017 | Welove2ski
It must be challenging enough to hurtle through the bottomless on a board, without having to hold a selfie stick at the same time! This is James from YSE, enjoying the powder yesterday. Photo: © John Yates-Smith.

Amazingly, there are still some half term deals for this coming weekend and the following one. So if you have school-aged children and have been toying with the idea of going skiing, here’s a chance to find a last-minute deal. We’ve also included some spring and Easter skiing offers, too.

As well as taking a look at the deals below, it’s also worth checking the websites of the major tour operators. Make sure you stay safe: take local advice and have all the necessary equipment with you before even considering leaving the marked piste.

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.



Half Term

Tignes from £699pp with Ski Beat
Half term in Les Arcs now costs from £768pp, saving 47% off original prices, which is a saving of £681pp (it was £1,449pp) staying chalet board at Chalet Bouquetin. The holiday departs February 11. Prices include return flights from Manchester and airport transfers. For half term holidays departing February 18, there are Gatwick departures to Tignes, from £699pp with a 30% or £300pp saving (it was £1,449pp) and accommodation in traditional Chalet Edelweiss. Bookings: Ski Beat.

St Johann in Tirol from £1,143pp with Crystal Ski
Stay for a week’s half-board at four-star Hotel Park in St Johann in Tirol from £1,143pp (save £200pp) including flights from Stansted to Salzburg and resort transfers. The price given is for departure on February 11; direct flights are available from all major UK airports. Bookings: Crystal Ski.

Val d’Isere for £800pp with YSE Ski
Chalet des Neiges in Val d’Isere still has all its rooms available on the week starting February 19. The property sleeps 14-15 people and is ski-in, ski-out. It costs £800pp (saving £320pp) for a week on chalet half board, including flights and transfers, and free ski carriage. Empty beds are charged at £450 each. Bookings: YSE Ski.

Champoluc from £1,278pp with Ski Total
Chalet Hotel Breithorn in Champoluc is now from £1,278pp (was £1,488pp) travelling on February 11. The Breithorn is a well-established Chalet Hotel, which has been beautifully restored yet keeping its traditional Alpine character. This price includes return flights from Manchester to Turin, resort transfers, and catered accommodation. Bookings: Ski Total.

Courchevel 1650 for £823pp with Snowfinders
Spend a week in Courchevel 1650 for £823pp (it was £1,646pp). The departure date is February 12 and accommodation is on chalet half board staying at Chalet Passe Montagne, which has a private steam room. The price includes return flights from Manchester and resort transfers. Bookings: Snowfinders.

Meribel luxury from £1,400pp with VIP Ski
The five-bedroom luxury chalet, Bellacima Lodge, was built to order – with lift, cinema, billiard room, hot tub and a small swimming-pool. Positioned opposite O’Sullivan’s (formally Dick’s Tea Bar), the chalet is in the perfect location for a spot of apres. Priced from £1,400pp (down from £3,079pp, which is a saving of £1,679pp) for seven nights’ chalet board, including return flights from Gatwick, coach transfers to/from the resort arriving February 12. 
Bookings: VIP Ski.

Les Bruyeres family holiday for £2,599 with Ski Famille
Spend half term week in Chalet Le Corbeau in Les Bruyeres which sleeps up to 17 and has a dedicated playroom, cinema room and a hot tub overlooking the piste. It now costs £2,599 for seven nights half board (saving over £3,500) for a family of four on the week starting February 18. The price includes Eurotunnel Flexiplus crossings. Flights can be arranged at a supplement. Bookings: Ski Famille.

La Plagne for £429pp with Ski Amis
Spend the half term week of February 18 in the Premium Service Chalet Anniek in Plagne Montalbert for £429pp. The chalet is close to the village centre, piste and lifts, sleeps 14 people in seven en-suite rooms, and has a hot-tub and sauna. The price includes chalet half board but not travel. Bookings: Ski Amis.

Les Gets short break for £490pp with Ski Weekends
Enjoy a three-day ski break at three-star Chalet La Cognee, which sleeps up to 10 people in Les Gets. The holiday is chalet half board and now costs from £490pp, including flights and transfers. Departure is Monday February 20. Bookings: Ski Weekends.

Val d’Isere from £1,049pp with Mark Warner
Spend a week at Chalet Hotel Val d’Isere from £1,049pp, flying from Manchester, including a £500pp discount on the current selling price for the week commencing February 12. This holiday to Val d’Isere must be booked by 2pm on Saturday February 11. Bookings: Mark Warner.

Meribel from £1,075pp with Esprit Ski
Ski the 3 Valleys with a break in Meribel, staying in Chalet L’Ancolie from £1,075pp. This superb chalet is one of the very best in this resort, with wonderful views. The price is based on a family of four, (two adults and two children aged two to ten years) from £4,299 travelling out on February 12, and includes return flights from Gatwick to Geneva, resort transfers, use of sauna and seven nights catered accommodation. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £215 for a week of lessons. Bookings: Esprit Ski.


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Photo: © OT Flaine.

Spring Skiing

Flaine from £281pp with Ski Collection
Get 10% off the week of April 1 when booked before March 12. Stay for seven nights self-catering at Le Centaure in Flaine from £281pp (was £312pp). The four-star residence is situated by the Les Grandes Platieres cable-car, near the resort centre and is ski-in ski-out. Prices are based on five people sharing a two-bedroom self-catered apartment (sleeps six) and include Eurotunnel crossings from Folkestone to Calais with free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Bookings: Ski Collection.

Zermatt luxury for £990pp with Matterhorn Chalets
Book seven nights in Chalet Ulysse with part-gourmet-catering in the lovely resort of Zermatt. The holiday commences on April 15 and costs £990pp. It offers the chance to have four nights’ gourmet catering, with three nights of being able to go out and try some of the wonderful restaurants in the village. The chalet sleeps eight people and has views of the Matterhorn. Travel is not included. Bookings: Matterhorn Chalets.

Serre Chevalier group chalet from £665pp with SNO
Take a group of ten away to Chalet Rivière in Serre Chevalier for £665pp. For the week beginning March 5, the cost includes Gatwick flights, airport transfers and seven nights’ chalet catering. The deal also comes with a special offer of free sessions with a qualified ski or snowboard instructor. Bookings: SNO.

Val d’Isere from £849pp with Inghams
Stay seven nights on a catered board basis at three-and-a-half-diamond Chalet Les Dolomites in Val d’Isere. It now costs from £849pp, based on two sharing. This price represents a saving of £200pp and includes return flights from Gatwick to Geneva and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel departing on April 1. Bookings: Inghams.

Morzine for £557pp with Alpine Elements
Stay in Morzine for the week commencing 26 March, where traditional chalet style Hotel Renardiere is ski to the door with an outdoor hot tub and panoramic views. The half board holiday is now £557pp (it was £895pp) including flights and transfers. There are also BOGOF lift pass deals on offer. Bookings: Alpine Elements.

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Photo: © OT Les Saisies.

Les Saisies from £243pp with Peak Retreats
Get 10% off the week of April 1 when booked before March 12. Stay for seven nights at Le Hameau du Beaufortain from £243pp (was £269pp). The property is a prestige four-star residence located 2km from the resort centre in a tranquil forest setting, offering superb views and convenient doorstep skiing. Prices are based on five people sharing a two-bedroom self-catered apartment (sleeps six) and include Eurotunnel crossings from Folkestone to Calais with free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Bookings: Peak Retreats.

Arc 1950 for £485pp with Erna Low
Stay seven nights starting on April 15 in Arc 1950 Le Village from £1,940 (or £485pp) based on four adults sharing a two-bedroom apartment, including flights (with luggage) from London to Geneva, and a shared coach transfer to and from the resort. Arc 1950 offers excellent access to the slopes and great high altitude skiing. Bookings: Erna Low.

Val d’Isere and Tignes from £122pp with Skiworld
It now costs £244 per couple or £122pp in Val d’Isere or Tignes. For March 18 and 25 the deal is for catered chalet holidays and for April 1 and 8 it is for self-catered apartment holidays. The March offers end one month before, whilst the April offers end on March 4. Bookings: Skiworld.

Park City and Deer Valley from £1,105pp with Ski Safari
Save £100pp on skiing in both Park City and Deer Valley when purchasing a Two Resort International Pass with Ski Safari. This package is based on staying at Zermatt Resort Utah, which has excellent links to the exclusive resort of Deer Valley (11 minutes) and the USA’s biggest skiing area, Park City (15 minutes). A seven-night stay costs from £1,105pp B&B. With this offer you can benefit from a six-day two-resort international pass, for £348pp. The deal is based on holidays starting on March 9 and includes return flights and transfers. Bookings: Ski Safari.


About the author

Felice Hardy

Felice was one of the founders of Welove2ski and regularly contributes, as well writing for a range of other publications including The Evening Standard, The Guardian, Conde Nast Traveller, Tatler, Harpers Bazaar, Country Life, BA Highlife and House & Garden. She started skiing at the age of three. She also enjoys hiking with her dogs and mountain biking in the Alps.

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