Deals Feb 18, 2016 | Welove2ski
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The Best Ski Deals for February, March and April

There are some good deals around for the rest of February, as well as for March and April, and conditions right now are superb throughout the Alps...
Deals Feb 18, 2016 | Welove2ski
Solden ski area. Photo: © TVB Oetztal.

The February snow conditions have provided some wonderful half term skiing and now, with more snow on the horizon, we’re hoping that the remainder of the season – including the Easter holidays – will be just as good.

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.

Due to readers’ requests, we now also have our ski holiday prices in euros (with the exchange rate correct at the time of writing), although you should contact tour operators direct for a quote that doesn’t include travel from the UK.



The Rest of February

Solden for £599pp with Ski Total
With its two glaciers, Solden has guaranteed snow. This is also where the ski scenes in the latest James Bond movie, Spectre, were filmed. You can stay here at Chalet Hotel Hermann for £599pp (775€) – it was £769pp (995€) – travelling out on February 28. Set 350m from the nearest red run, the property has good views of the village and has a wellness centre. The price includes return flights from Manchester to Innsbruck, resort transfers, free wifi, and seven nights chalet catered accommodation. Bookings: Ski Total.

Alpe d’Huez family trip from £1,599 with Esprit
Stay for a week at Chalet Hotel Mariandre in Alpe d’Huez from £1,599 (2,069€) for a family of four (two adults and two children aged 2-11 years) – it was £2,149 (2,780€) – which is a saving of £550 (712€). With its traditionally-styled interior, this chalet hotel is popular among families. The price includes flights, resort transfers and seven nights chalet catered accommodation. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £215 for a week. Bookings: Esprit Ski.

St Anton from £999pp and free childcare with VIP Ski
Hotel Montjola is located just above the two main lifts and the centre of the lovely town of St Anton. Priced from £999pp (1,292€) – it’s down from £1,109pp (1,435€) so there’s a saving of £110pp (142€) – the week’s holiday starts on February 28. The tour operator is also offering free childcare worth over £500 (647€) for those staying in Hotel Montjola for the week. The price includes return flights from Gatwick, resort transfers, and chalet catering. Bookings: VIP Ski.

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Photo: © Sauzeonline.

March Trips

Val d’Isere from £575pp with Mark Warner
On the week beginning March 20 you can stay at the lively Chalet Hotel Moris in Val d’Isere. The property is adults-only and is popular with solo travellers and groups who can make the most of Val’s great ski terrain and nightlife. Seven nights costs from £575pp (744€) including flights, resort transfers, chalet catered accommodation and a lift pass collection service. Bookings: Mark Warner.

Les Arcs apartment from £1,050 with Pierre & Vacances
Premium residence Les Alpages de Chantel in Arc 1800 offers ski-in, ski-out accommodation with direct access into the Paradiski area. The residence’s two chalets have traditional-style architecture and contain well equipped apartments.
 Priced from £1,050 (1,358€), which is down from £1,532 (1,982€) – so that’s a saving of £482 (624€) for a two-bedroom apartment that sleeps up to six people arriving on March 5.
 Bookings: Pierre & Vacances.

Sauze d’Oulx from £469pp with Inghams
Sauze d’Oulx is a longstanding favourite Milky Way resort and you can stay here for seven nights half board in the 3.5-star Hotel Hermitage from £469pp (607€), saving £190pp (246€) and departing March 19. The price includes return flights from Gatwick to Turin and resort transfers. Bookings: Inghams.

Morzine short break for £410pp with iGoSki
You can now spend three nights for £425p (546€) in Morzine, with three and a half days’ skiing, departing Gatwick for Geneva on March 6. This is a saving of £105pp (135€). Accommodation is in The Ridge Hotel and the holiday includes flights and resort transfers, plus half board accommodation. Bookings: iGoSki.

La Tania for £599pp with Ski Amis
Stay in the pretty Chalet Elliot in La Tania, which sleeps eight people in en suite rooms. The week’s holiday is fully catered and the chalet has cosy rooms with old beams and traditional features. There’s an outside hot-tub, free wifi and boot warmers too. The price is now £599pp (775€), which is a saving of £280pp (362€), on the week commencing March 26. As well as this, the tour operator has slashed the prices on all remaining beds in all of its properties…from now until the end of season. Bookings: Ski Amis.

La Plagne family trip for £2,499 with Ski Famille
Ski in La Plagne and stay in chalet Nicole on March 5 at £2,499 93,233€) for a family of four, including return flights and resort transfers. The price includes chalet half board and access to in-chalet childcare. Bookings: Ski Famille.

Ax-Les-Thermes from £134pp with Pyrenees Collection
Stay seven nights from £134pp (173€) – it was £168pp (217€) – for the week starting March 5 at residence Les Trois Domaine in Ax-Les-Thermes in the French Pyrenees. The recently-built apartments in the centre of town are located next to the cable-car and 50m from the village centre with its nightlife, restaurants and bars. Book before February 18 to take advantage of the offer. Prices include Eurotunnel crossings. Accommodation-only packages are also available. Ski packs, insurance and transfers are also bookable. Bookings: Pyrenees Collection.

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Photo: © Riksgransen Tourism.

April Skiing

Vaujany from £192pp with Peak Retreats
Stay seven nights at the Chalets de Mary from £188pp (243€) – it was £192pp (248€) – based on eight people sharing. The detached chalet is built in traditional style in a central location in Vaujany, and contains three apartments. The holiday departs the week starting April 2. Prices include Eurotunnel crossings. Accommodation-only packages are also available. Ski packs, insurance and transfers are also bookable. Bookings: Peak Retreats.

Riksgränsen from £995pp with Ski Safari
Located 200km north of the Arctic circle, the Swedish resort of Riksgransen has a ski season extending into May, and if you book now you’ll save £95pp (123€) and have some great late season skiing. As well as inspiring scenery and immense heli-skiing terrain, the resort offers plenty of other activities too – such as dog-sledding, snowmobiling, a visit to the Icehotel or you might be lucky enough to see the Northern Lights. A seven-night holiday in April to the three-star Riksgränsen Hotel starts from £995pp (1,287€) B&B, including flights and resort transfers. Book by March 2 to take advantage of the offer. Bookings: Ski Safari.

Les Arcs from £234pp with Ski Collection
Stay seven nights on the week commencing April 2 from £234pp (303€) – it was £292pp (378€) – in a six-person two-bedroom apartment at residence Les Alpages de Chantel in Les Arcs. The ski-in ski-out residence is situated 1.5km from the resort centre by car or free shuttle bus, or 300m on skis. Prices include Eurotunnel crossings. Accommodation-only packages are also available. Ski packs, insurance and transfers are also bookable. Bookings: Ski Collection.


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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