The New Year brings oodles of snow all over the Alps and, after last weekend’s big storm, the slopes are now in good condition – especially in Austria. Don’t wait…now is the time to book yourself one of the last-minute low season January ski deals.
Here are some of the latest ski deals available. For more offers, check out the websites of operators such as Crystal Ski, Inghams, Mark Warner, Neilson, and Ski World. Consult specialist travel agencies, too – such as Sno, Snowfinders, Momentum Ski and Snow-Wise.
Les Arcs apartment from £544 with Lagrange Holidays
A sale will run January 6-14, with discounts of up to 45% on selected ski apartments in 16 ski resorts in the French Alps and Pyrenees for selected January, March and April departure dates. This big ski sale includes a wide variety of resorts, from big-name domains to small villages, as well as over the Easter departure dates March 28 to April 4 and April 4-11 – good for those restricted by term dates. For example, at Arc 1600 in the Paradiski area a two-bedroom alcove apartment sleeping up to eight people in the ski-in ski-out residence Le Roc Belle Face is £544 per apartment for seven nights commencing March 28 – if booked between January 6-14 – that’s a saving of 30% on the usual weekly price. To snap up a great value ski break, visit Lagrange Holidays.
Seefeld from £549pp with Inghams
Save £342pp in the Tirolean resort of Seefeld, which is situated 30 minutes from Innsbruck and is great for first-time skiers and cross-country enthusiasts. Stay seven nights chalet board at Chalet Julien from £549pp, departing January 17. Price includes return flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck and resort transfers. For more information and bookings visit Inghams.
Sainte Foy for £594pp with Premiere Neige
Stay in luxury at Grand Solliet, which sleeps 10, is close to the slopes in Sainte Foy, with a hot tub and a games room. The holiday date is January 11-18 January and is was £675pp, but is now reduced to £594pp. Book on a whole chalet or room by room basis. Further details from Premiere Neige.
La Rosiere for £224pp with Esprit Ski
Stay for a week at Chalet Schatzi in La Rosiere for £224pp (was £468pp). The chalet is located at the foot of the slopes and the price is based on a family of four, (two adults and two children under 12 years) at £996 (was £1,872). Travel out on January 11 and the price includes return flights from Gatwick to Geneva, resort transfers, free wifi, free babysitting and seven nights catered accommodation. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £215 for a week of exclusive ski lessons. Further details from Esprit Ski.
La Tania from £495.50pp with iGoSki
Take a long weekend in La Tania, from January 7-11, and staying at Hotel Montana. The accommodation is half board and flights from Gatwick to Geneva, plus resort transfers, are included in the price. More information from iGoSki.
Aussois from £103pp with Peak Retreats
Les Flocons d’Argent is a three-star residence in Aussois in the offbeat and good-value Maurienne Valley. The three-star two-bedroom apartment sleeps six people and is located at the bottom of the slopes. It houses an indoor pool and spa facilities. The cost is now £103pp or seven nights arriving on January 17 – this is a 30% saving on the usual holiday price. Information from Peak Retreats.
Val d’Isere from £1,209pp with VIP Ski
Each skier will receive a free lift pass (a saving of £215pp) when they book a week’s holiday to The Farmhouse in Val d’Isere for the week starting January 25. Located just a few minutes walk from the piste, The Farmhouse is in the heart of the old town, with an open fire and five en-suite bedrooms. Prices for January 25 start from £1,209pp for seven nights chalet board, including flights and resort transfers. Details from VIP Ski.
Brides-les-Bains from £170pp with Skiweekends
Save 15% on all coach bookings to Brides-les-Bains in the valley below Meribel and connected into the ski area. Accommodation is half board at the three-star Hotel Verseau, with coach travel from London or Kent. Prices start from £170pp and to take advantage of this deal you must book by January 12. Visit Ski Weekends for details.
Kuhtai from £399pp with Snowfinders
The new Chalet Hotel Elisabeth is in the snow-sure village of Kuhtai, 45 minutes from Innsbruck. It has ski-in ski-out access and the main ski lifts are next door. One week staying here is from £399pp (was £699pp) for half board accommodation starting January 17, including flights and resort transfers. For more information visit Snowfinders.
Les Menuires for £270pp with Ski Amis
There is a wide choice of January and February ski deals, up to and including half term. For example, in Les Menuires stay in a choice of four catered chalets including Chalet Delfina for £299pp (was £569pp) on the week starting January 17. No travel is included – but resort transfers are available from local airports. For further information visit Ski Amis.
Les Gets for £299pp with Ski Total
Stay in Chalet Monet is four minutes walk from the nearest piste and has an outdoor hot tub, sauna and home cinema. You can now stay for £299pp (was £719pp) travelling out on the January 11. This price is based on two adults sharing and includes return flights from Gatwick to Geneva, resort transfers, free wifi and seven nights chalet catered accommodation. More information from Ski Total.