There are superb conditions throughout the Alps, so now is a good time to book yourself a week of spring skiing. As well as taking a look at the deals below, it’s also worth finding out 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.
Ortisei from £1,149pp with SNO
Seven-nights at the five-star Hotel Adler in Ortisei, Val Gardena, for £1,149pp on the week beginning March 23. The package price represents a saving of £399pp, with flights from Bristol airport, transfers and half board included. A two-minute walk from the ski lifts, the Adler is one of the finest hotels in the Dolomites, offering a huge spa and free yoga classes. Bookings: SNO.
Cortina for £549pp and 2-4-1 equipment hire with Ski Total
In Cortina d’Ampezzo, set against the gorgeous Dolomites backdrop, seven nights at the four-diamond Chalet Hotel Parc Victoria is now from £549pp, which is a saving of £420pp. The departure date is March 30 from Edinburgh, Gatwick and Manchester airports. Book an area lift pass and get 2-4-1 on ski/board/boot hire. The classically Italian Chalet Hotel Parc Victoria is well situated with the nearest lift, the Faloria cable-car, a six-minute walk away. Price includes chalet catering accommodation, flights and resort transfers. Bookings: Ski Total.
Les Arcs 1800 apartment for £1,170 with Erna Low
Stay seven nights from 30 March at Les Alpages de Chantel in Arc 1800. The accommodation is in a superior one-bedroom, five-person apartment and is now £1,170 – so a saving of 20% including Eurotunnel crossings. There’s also a free upgrade to a Paradiski area lift pass for the price of Les Arcs local area pass (on six-day individual passes). This includes a free half-day’s skiing on your arrival day. Bookings: Erna Low.
Les Menuires for £234pp with Ski Collection
There’s 30% off late March skiing in Les Menuires, where you can stay in the three-star-superior Coeur des Loges, with the nearest lift 200m away. The residence is located in the scenic area of Preyerand at the entrance of the resort. Facilities include a dedicated area for teenagers (LE SQU@T), restaurant (payable), and access to the indoor pool and wellness area. Seven nights in a two-bedroom family apartment (sleeps six) is £234pp* (it was £281pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings with a free upgrade to FlexiPlus, based on five sharing and arriving March 23. Book before March 21 to take advantage of this offer. Bookings: Ski Collection.
Meribel for £599pp with Ski Beat
Save £230pp off a week’s stay at Ski Beat’s Chalet Cervin, located 10 minutes from Meribel centre, arriving on April 13. The price of £599pp (was £849pp, so a saving of £230pp) includes chalet catering, return Gatwick or Manchester flights, and resort transfers. Bookings: Ski Beat.
Lech with Graham Bell from £1,129pp with VIP SKI
There’s a chance to holiday with Graham Bell. He will show guests around Lech and dine with them, with one evening dedicated to a presentation about his life on the racing circuit, his Ski Sunday broadcasting career and his experience working on The Jump. Hotel Theodul serves as base for the week and offers luxury accommodation with easy access to the resort’s restaurants and bars as well being just a short walk from the main ski lifts. The property has a spa with steam room, sauna and heated outdoor pool. The 29 bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and flat screen TVs. Graham Bell Ski Weeks take place on March 24 and April 14 and cost from £1,129pp. Price includes chalet board accommodation, return flights between Gatwick and Friedrichshafen, transfers to and from resort. Bookings: VIP SKI.
Peisey for Easter from £819pp with Esprit Ski
Peisey is a quiet ski village in a superb location between Les Arcs and La Plagne ski areas. Stay seven nights at Chalet Hibou from £819pp departing April 14 from Edinburgh, Manchester and London airports. Chalet Hibou features on-site childcare, as well as a sauna and outdoor hot tub with views across to Montchavin. Price includes return flights, transfers, and half board accommodation. Esprit’s Childcare is available from £349 for six full days for children aged between 17 weeks and 12-years-old. Bookings: Esprit Ski.
Arêches-Beaufort for £168pp with Peak Retreats
The authentic village of Arêches-Beaufort has access to some great skiing in the Mont Blanc and Chamonix Valley. Also known for its cheese, the traditional working village has a reputation for reliable powder without the queues and large crowds. Stay in the four-star La Clé des Cîmes, which was brand new this season, located 400m from the resort centre. Facilities include a lounge area, free access to child and teen clubs, indoor pool and wellness area, and underground parking (payable). Seven nights in a two-bedroom Famille apartment (sleeps six) is £168pp (was £198pp) including return Eurotunnel crossings with free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Price based on five sharing and arriving March 23. Book before March 18 to take advantage of the offer. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
Lapland short break starting from £1,459 per adult
Take a three-day break to visit Santa’s home in Saariselkä, Lapland. Stay at the four-diamond Star Arctic Hotel, starting from £1,459 per adult for regional departures on December 3, based on a family of four (two adults and two children, aged 2-10 years). The Santa’s Aurora package price includes two nights half-board at the Star Arctic Hotel with flights and transfers. The deal includes activities such as a private meeting with Santa and the elves, an Igloo Fantasia, husky and reindeer sleigh-rides. An extra inclusion is the Aurora Wilderness Dinner, where you should (hopefully) be able to view the Northern Lights. Santa’s Lapland will also provide the whole family with thermal clothing, so you’re fully equipped for the adventures that lie ahead. Bookings: Santa’s Lapland.