Ski Deals Jan 30, 2015 | Welove2ski
Ski Deals

A Romantic Evening in a Gondola and 14 Other Useful Ski Deals

Ski Deals Jan 30, 2015 | Welove2ski
Early this morning in Val d’Isere. Photo: © John Yates-Smith/YSE.

A few holidays still remain for half term and Valentine’s Day, so grab one as quick as you can. Otherwise March is always a lovely time for a ski holiday – with the chance of warmer weather and, hopefully, some lunches sitting on the terrace of a mountain restaurant or two.

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.


Val d’Isere from 625pp with YSE
Three-bedroomed Chalet Bozzetto in Val d’Isere is now available for £650pp half board (was £930pp) on the week starting February 8. Also available is five-bedroomed Chalet des Pentes at £790pp (reduced from £920pp) and Le Viex Cret available for £5,000 for the whole chalet for eight (or £625pp – was £920pp) with two extra beds at £495pp. All of these are half board including flights and resort transfers. Squaw Valley is now available for the week starting February 15 at £1,500pp (was £1,990pp) half board but not including travel. More information from YSE.

Half term in Peisey Vallandy apartment for £3,544
For the half term week starting February 14 you can book a three-bedroom apartment for seven nights at L’Oree des Cimes in Peisey Vallandry, which links to Les Arcs and La Plagne, for £3,544 (was £3,730). The price with Eurotunnel is now £3,749 (was £3,935). Details from Erna Low.

La Plagne for a family of four from £999 with Ski Famille
Some excellent savings are now available in La Plagne 1800 with prices from £999 for a family of four including Gatwick to Geneva flights and resort transfers. In-chalet à la carte childcare is also available six days a week. Visit Ski Famille for more details.

Valentine’s evening in Val d’Isere for £38
This year, Val d’Isere is hosting a romantic evening in the Olympique gondola, with canapés and champagne for every couple. Each cabin will be transformed into a private romantic den for couples, with views of the resort by night. Tickets cost 50€ (£38) per couple and are available until February 7 by clicking here. After that date you may be able to purchase them from the local tourist office.

Val d’Isere from £1,329pp with VIP SKI
Aspen Lodge Suite in Val d’Isere has just three rooms, all en-suite, and plenty of living space. Prices start at £1,329pp, based on two people sharing, which includes chalet board, return flights from Gatwick to Geneva and resort transfers, departing February 8. For more information visit VIP Ski.

Ski deals Jan 30, 2015 | Welove2ski
Kitzbuhel last week. Photo: © Welove2ski.

Kitzbuhel from £999pp with Inghams
The luxury Q Resort Health and Spa in the charming resort of Kitzbuhel is a great place for burning off some calories and rejuvenating in the mountains. As well as nutrition consultations and advice on meal plans, the hotel offers meditation classes and a free activity programme, which includes yoga, pilates, Nordic Walking and strength training. Seven nights half board from £999pp, saving £200pp, departing February 7. The price includes return flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck and resort transfers. For more information visit Inghams.

Les Carroz apartment from £1,465 with Pierre & Vacances
There’s 15% off premium residence Les Fermes du Soleil in Les Carroz in the extensive Grand Massif ski area. The property is built in traditional Savoyard style, clad in slate tile and wood. From £1,465 per apartment (saving 15% on the original £1,589) for seven nights from February 7, based on a two-bedroom apartment for six people. Flights from Gatwick to Geneva are currently £87 with easyJet. Details from Pierre & Vacances.

La Plagne from £382pp with Skiweekends
Save £60pp on holidays staying at Chalet Paradis in Belle Plagne. For trips starting February 9 it’s now from £382pp (was £442pp) for three nights, and from February 12 it’s now from £571pp (was £645pp) for four nights. More information from Skiweekends.

Ski Deals Jan 30, 2015 | Welove2ski
Photo: © OT Font Romeu.


Font Romeu from £208pp with Pyrenees Collection
Stay in three-star Le Domaine de Castella in Font Romeu with lovely views of the Catalan mountains and Spain. The property is located 300m from the village centre and 600m from the cable-car, with an indoor heated pool, sauna, gym and massage room. Stay seven nights starting March 14, including Eurotunnel crossings for two cars from £208pp (was £236pp) and based on eight people sharing. Further information from Pyrenees Collection.

Banff from £859pp with Crystal Ski
Stay seven nights room-only at four-star Hotel Mount Royal in lively Banff for £859pp (save £60pp) departing March 18 from Gatwick to Calgary, with resort transfers included. More details from Crystal Ski.

La Rosiere from £277pp with Peak Retreats
La Rosiere is a family-oriented resort with a cross-border link to La Thuile in Italy. Stay in the four-star Cimes Blanches – a recently-built luxury residence close to the slopes, lifts and ski school meeting point. Book by February 14 to save up to £250pp on holidays starting March 28. The holiday is seven nights self-catering, including Eurotunnel crossings, and costs from £277pp (was £317pp) based on five people sharing. Further information from Peak Retreats.

Flaine from £179pp with Ski Collection
Stay in purpose-built Flaine in three-star Les Terrasses de Veret next to the Grand Vans lift. It’s ski-in ski-out, with free wi-fi and an indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi. Book before February 15 to save up to 25% on the accommodation price for holidays starting March 7. One week self-catering including Eurotunnel crossings for two cars is now from £179pp (was £246pp), based on seven people sharing. Catered options are available at cost price, so you can also choose from B&B or half-board. More details from Ski Collection.

Verbier luxury chalet from 13,500chf with CK Verbier
Spend the weekend of March 8-12 (Sunday to Thursday) in Verbier, where you will get four nights for the price of three for some entire luxury chalets. For example, Les Esserts (sleeps 4-6) is now 13,500chf, Fontanet (sleeps 10-11) is 23,500chf, Bella Coola (sleeps 11) is from 23,500chf. Further details are available from CK Verbier.


Les Menuires from £349pp with Ski Amis
Chalets de Bettaix in Les Menuires are close to the piste and lift, with a hot-tub and sauna, costing from £249pp per week half board on selected dates in February and March. Chalet Anniek in La Plagne also has a sauna and hot-tub, as well as an upgraded premium service – with prices from £349pp per week half board during February and March. More details from Ski Amis.

Tignes for £599pp with Snowfinders
Spend a week in Chalet Hotel Curling, close to the lifts and centre of Tignes Val Claret for £599pp on March 7 (was £749pp). The holiday is half board, with Gatwick flights and resort transfers included. More information from Snowfinders.


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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