Thinking about your ski holiday for next ski season? Or maybe you want to fit in a last-minute summer trip to the Alps? Then keep an eye on this page if you’re looking to find a great deal.
And, if you’re flying from Gatwick, don’t forget to book your airport parking at least 24 hours before you go. Cophall Parking has some offers especially for Welove2ski readers.
St Anton from £899pp with Ski Total
Stay at Chalet Murr in St Anton from £899pp (was £1,049pp) travelling out on December 23. You can spend Christmas Eve and Christmas Day on the slopes, before a full festive dinner. This well located chalet is three minutes’ walk from the resort centre and has a cosy and traditional interior. This price includes return flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck, resort transfers, free wifi, ski hosting, and seven nights chalet catered accommodation. Bookings: Ski Total.
Cauterets apartment from £150 with Erna Low
Stay seven nights in Cauterets in the Hautes-Pyrenees at the Le Domaine des 100 Lacs Residence. These studio apartments sleeping four people are now from £150 which is £37.50pp, based on the week starting March 25. Until the end August this includes a 20% early booking discount and an extra 10% special offer. Cauterets offers skiing in a north-facing bowl and the village has a thermal spa. Bookings: Erna Low.
Avoriaz from £533pp with Pierre & Vacances
Save 20% this Christmas at Premium Residence l’Amara in Avoriaz and kids will ski for free. South-facing, and comprising five buildings connected by heated arcades, the five-star L’Amara residence offers a lovely view of the Morzine valley. After a day on the slopes, you can make use of the heated indoor pool, paddling pool and spa with outdoor Jacuzzi, sauna, hammam and treatment room. Priced from £533pp (£2,131 per apartment, down from £2,695 so a saving of 20%) in an apartment sleeping up to four people arriving December 17. Get one child’s Portes du Soleil lift pass for free when one adult buys an adult lift pass. Bookings: Pierre & Vacances.
Gressoney from £215pp with Esprit Ski
Stay in the village of Gressoney, in the heart of the Monterosa ski area, from £1,899 for a family of three. Chalet Hotel Valverde is adjacent to the main ski lift and four minutes’ walk to the village centre – and is a great place to spend a family Christmas, with a full festive dinner. This price is based on two adults and one child aged 2-10 years travelling on December 23 and includes return flights from Gatwick to Turin, resort transfers, free wifi, free baby listening, spa area, sauna and steam room, and seven nights catered accommodation. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £215. Bookings: Esprit Ski.
Val Cenis for £284pp with Peak Retreats
Save £92pp on a Christmas ski holiday priced at £284pp (it was £376pp) staying in the three-star Les Alpages de Val Cenis, provided you book before October 31. The property in the Maurienne Valley resort of Val Cenis is located 50m from the chair-lift, lift pass office and the ski school meeting point. You can enjoy the outdoor heated swimming-pool and the spa/fitness area complete with Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and fitness room. The price is based on week commencing December 24. Apartment prices are based on five people sharing a two-bedroom apartment and include transport. Accommodation-only packages are also available. Ski packs, insurance and transfers are also bookable. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Val d’Isere, Lech and St Anton short breaks from £100 per night with VIP Ski
Those short on time can squeeze in an early season short break. For £100pp per night, skiers can head to Val d’Isere between December 5 and 19, and Lech or St Anton between December 12 and 19 for a minimum stay of three nights. This price excludes travel to and from the resort, although it can be arranged. Bookings: VIP Ski.
Sainte Foy for £180pp with Ski Collection
Book before October 31 and you’ll receive 10% off a seven-night holiday. It now costs £180pp at four-star Les Fermes de Sainte Foy (it was £200pp). The family friendly apartments are located in the centre of Sainte Foy, with free Wi-Fi and their own spa. You can enjoy an indoor heated swimming-pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and a fitness room. The price is based on the week commencing January 7. Apartment prices are based on five people sharing a two-bedroom apartment and include transport. Accommodation-only packages are also available. Ski packs, insurance and transfers are also bookable. Bookings: Ski Collection.
Summer in The Alps
There’s still time to book a late summer week in the Alps…
Kitzbuhel for £529pp with Inghams Lakes & Mountains
Kick back in Kitzbuhel and walk in the spectacular valley between the Kitzbüheler Alps and the Wilder Kaiser mountains. Stay seven nights, half board at the four-star Schweizerhof from £529p, saving £160pp, departing September 10. Price includes return flights from Edinburgh to Salzburg and resort transfers. Bookings: Inghams Lakes & Mountains.
Samoens last-minute summer trip for £138pp with Peak Retreats
Stay eight nights for the price of seven, paying £138pp in the four-star apartments Les Chalets de Layssia, located in the heart of Samoens village. You can enjoy the private indoor heated swimming-pool, with a separate pool for children; Jacuzzis, saunas, steam rooms, fitness rooms and a spa. The holiday is for the week commencing August 27. Apartment prices are based on five people sharing a two-bedroom apartment and include transport. Accommodation-only packages are also available. Ski packs, insurance and transfers are bookable too. Bookings: Peak Retreats.