Now that the peak holiday week is here, if you haven’t opted to ski at this time of year maybe you’re considering a week of spring skiing? As well as taking a look at the deals below, it’s also worth having a look at what the ski specialist travel agencies have on offer, such as SNO, Snowfinders and Ski in Luxury. Most of the major tour operators have ski holiday deals available throughout the winter, too.
Don’t forget to reserve your airport parking at least 24 hours before you go – this is especially important during peak holiday periods such as February and Easter. If you’re flying from Gatwick, Cophall Parking has some offers just for Welove2ski viewers.
Courchevel for £799pp with Le Ski
On the week commencing March 3 you can stay in a chalet in Courchevel for £799pp (it was £1,398pp so a saving of £599pp). Chalet Eterlou is a smart and spacious chalet which still has four beds available, as well as flights from Gatwick and Manchester. Bookings: Le Ski.
Val d’Isere by ski train from £1,599pp with SNO
Save £789pp on a last-minute luxury ski train holiday to Val d’Isere. The five-star Hotel Christiania is in the town centre and has an indoor pool, spa and gym. Departing on February 23 from St Pancras station, seven nights half board with rail travel and transfers has been reduced from £2,388pp to £1,599pp. Bookings: SNO.
Le Grand Bornand for £415pp with Peak Retreats
The easily-accessible resort of Le Grand Bornand is a perfect choice for those looking for a traditional ski village. Stay in the four-star luxury Le Village de Lessy, in the centre of Chinaillon village. Located close to the slopes. Facilities include access to an indoor pool, wellness area and fitness room, with spa treatments available in the Ô des Cîmes Spa Centre (payable), lounge area with fireplace, and covered parking (payable). There’s 15% off week commencing February 23 when booked by February 22. Seven nights in a two-bedroom apartment is £415pp based on five sharing (sleeps up to six). The price is rseduced from £488pp and includes return Eurotunnel crossings with free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Les Arcs for £399pp with Skiworld
Chalet Arnaud in Les Arcs, departing February 23 is now available for £399pp, saving £507pp. Price includes return flights, transfers and chalet board. Chalet Arnaud is one of the last remaining authentic mountain huts in the valley, situated on a secluded spot with skiing accessed via a short walk and the town centre accessible by a five-minute bus ride. The exterior is antique and charming, whilst inside there’s a fireplace and an open-plan living/dining room. Bookings: Skiworld.
Vaujany offers with Ski Peak
For the remainder of the season there’s 20% off at selected chalets in the charming village of Vaujany, which shares the giant Alpe d’Huez ski area. For example, the offer on March 16 is for Chalet Saskia (sleeps 10-13 people), on March 23 there’s the same deal in chalets Saskia, Rostaing (sleeps 12) and Lucette (sleeps 8); on March 30 and April 13 it’s in Rostaing and Lucette. For example, Chalet Rostaing was €814pp for a week chalet half board on April 13 and is discounted by 20%. Vaujany currently has excellent skiing conditions. Bookings: Ski Peak.
Gressoney for £649pp with Ski Total
Make the most of Gressoney’s stunning scenery, long runs and great mountain restaurants in the centre of the Monterosa ski area. Stay seven nights at three-diamond-plus Chalet Hotel Valverde from £649pp, which is a saving of £230pp, departing March 13 from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Gatwick and Manchester. Chalet Hotel Valverde features on-site childcare and is just minutes from the village centre. Price includes chalet catering accommodation, flights and resort transfers. Bookings: Ski Total.
Avoriaz for £249.75pp and free child ski pass with Erna Low
There are great savings on family skiing in Avoriaz. For the week of March 30 you can save up to 20% on apartments, and for every adult six-day ski pass purchased you get a child pass free (children 5-11 years). Pick of the deals is 20% off at ski-in ski-out Residence Atria Crozats, with a one-bedroom four/five-person apartment now £999 (£249.75pp) for seven nights including self-drive with Eurotunnel Flexiplus crossings. Bookings: Erna Low.
Belle Plagne for £245pp with Ski Collection
Belle Plagne is a great base for skiing the vast Paradiski ski area, and Le Centaure is situated at the foot of the slopes at the top of the village. The property is perfect for families as it’s directly opposite the children’s Ski Garden and ski school meeting point. The spacious and comfortable apartments have facilities that include access to an indoor pool, limited free access to the Ô Pure Spa, and covered parking (payable). There’s 10% off the weeks commencing March 23 and 30 when booked by February 23. Seven nights in a two-bedroom apartment (sleeps up to six) is £245pp (was £273pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to FlexiPlus, and based on five sharing and arriving March 30. Bookings: Ski Collection.
Val d’Isere for £855pp with Esprit Ski
Val d’Isere has ultra-high altitude skiing which almost guarantees ideal conditions from late November to early May. Stay seven nights at four-diamond Chalet Hotel Ducs de Savoie from £855pp, departing March 3 from London and regional airports. Price includes flights, transfers and chalet catering accommodation. Esprit’s childcare is available from £39 per day for children aged 17 weeks to 12 years old. Bookings: Esprit Ski.
Mayrhofen from £799pp with Inghams
Take a seven-night ski holiday on a catered basis (evening meals with complimentary wine on five nights) at the three-diamond Chalet Tirol in Mayrhofen, from £799pp based on three sharing. Price represents a saving of £220pp and includes return flights from Manchester to Innsbruck and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel departing on March 30. Bookings: Inghams.
Val d’Isere last-minute cancellation with Chardon Mountain Lodges
Chalet Mistral in Val d’Isere sleeps 14 and is now available from February 24, due to a cancellation. The property has outstanding views over the Manchet Valley and is a short chauffeured drive to the centre of town. Chalet Mistral hasw quirky beams, high ceilings and rustic decoration. Price on application. Bookings: Chardon Mountain Lodges.
La Rosiere foe £599pp with Ski Beat
Departing on March 23, there’s a saving of £170pp off a week’s stay in Chalet Papillon in La Rosiere, with its excellent snow conditions and links to La Thuile in Italy. Now £599pp (it was £769pp), the offer includes chalet half board, return flights from Gatwick or Manchester (+£20pp) and resort transfers. Bookings: Ski Beat.
Val d’Isere from £1,439pp and free lift pass with VIP
Relax in the heart of Val d’Isere and enjoy a free lift pass, staying in the Aspen Lodge Suite 8 which occupies the top floor of Aspen Lodge and sleeps up to eight people. The interior incorporates modern sophistication with traditional elegance, whilst the communal lounge area has an open fire, Nintendo Wii, pool table, complimentary internet screens, draft beer and coffee bar, and a giant cinema screen. A seven-night stay, starting March 24, costs from £1,439pp (includes a free six-day lift pass which usually costs £260pp) including flights and transfers. Bookings: VIP SKI.