The days are longer and sunnier now, so it’s the ideal time to grab 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.
Make sure you stay safe: take local advice, book a qualified guide, and have all the necessary equipment with you before even considering leaving the marked piste.
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.
La Plagne for £499pp with Ski Beat
On the week commencing March 30 you can stay in the stylish and cosy Chalet Arpette in Plagne 1800, 80m from the nearest lift and piste. The price is £499pp (it was £719pp) which includes chalet half board, return Gatwick flights (Manchester + £20pp) and resort transfers. Bookings: Ski Beat.
Reberty family trip for £1,999 with Ski Famille
Spend a week at Chalet Katie 1 in the small village of Reberty. The property sleeps 11 and is in a prime 3 Valleys position overlooking the piste and close to the ski school. It now costs £1,999 for seven nights half board for a family of four, departing on March 9. The price includes Gatwick flights and transfers; regional flights can be arranged at a supplement. Bookings: Ski Famille.
Sauze d’Oulx from £599pp with Inghams
A seven-night holiday on a half board basis at the three-and-a-half-star Hotel Hermitage in Sauze d’Oulx is now available from £599pp. The price represents a saving of £230pp and includes return flights from London Gatwick to Turin, and resort transfers. The package is valid for travel departing on March 16. Bookings: Inghams.
Val Thorens for £361pp with Ski Collection
Ski in one of the highest resorts in Europe in Val Thorens where you can stay in the three-star Les Balcons de Val Thorens residence, located directly on the slopes. Facilities include two restaurants, access to the pool and spa, lounge area, and mini supermarket. Save 10% on the week commencing March 23 when booked by March 20, and 20% off week commencing March 30 when booked by March 28. Seven nights in a two-bedroom apartment is £361pp based on five people sharing (sleeps up to six) arriving March 23, and including return Eurotunnel crossings with free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Bookings: Ski Collection.
Courchevel for £649pp with Ski Total
One of the most prestigious resorts in the Alps, Courchevel is known for its excellent snow-sure skiing, and slopes for all levels and abilities. Stay for seven nights at the four-diamond plus Chalet Cascades from £649pp, which is a saving of £350pp, departing March 31 from Birmingham airport. The recently renovated chalet has spacious rooms, a large gabled lounge and dining room with spectacular views across the Bozel Valley. Price includes chalet catering accommodation, flights and resort transfers. Bookings: Ski Total.
Alpe d’Huez from £1,099pp with VIP Ski
You can now save £200pp on a family stay at Le Village, Chalet Le Manoir. The property offers a ski-in ski-out location on the pistes of Alpe d’Huez, with the chalet is conveniently designed for families. Le Village sleeps 12 people in six bedrooms and boasts a hot tub and sauna, and a living room with cosy open fire and comfortable sofas. A seven-night stay, starting March 17, includes chalet-board catering, return flights from Gatwick and resort transfers. Bookings: VIP Ski.
Tignes for £316pp with Peak Retreats
Ski in the massive Tignes-Val d’Isere ski area, whilst staying in the resort of Tignes 1800. This recently pedestrianised village has access to Les Boisses gondola taking you to the Marais (2180m) in four minutes. Stay in the brand new three-star-superior Altaviva apartments at the foot of the gondola, with the opportunity to ski back within 50m of the residence. Facilities include an indoor pool with wellness area and south-facing terrace, lounge area with fireplace, child and teen clubs, and underground parking. Save 10% on the week commencing March 9 when booked by March 7. Seven nights in a two-bedroom Famille apartment (based on five people sharing) is £316pp including return Eurotunnel crossings with free upgrade to FlexiPlus. Bookings: Peak Retreats.
La Plagne for £599pp with SNO
There’s still availability over the Easter holidays, including Chalet Laponia in La Plagne. On the week commencing April 13, a seven-night stay has been reduced from £799pp to £599pp. Gatwick flights, transfers and chalet catering are included. Popular with families, the chalet is near the village centre in Plagne 1800 and has four bedrooms. Bookings: SNO.
Arc 1950 Easter for £378pp with Erna Low
There’s still time to book for the Easter holidays, with 20% off the last few self-catered apartments available in Arc 1950. The whole village is ski-in ski-out with everything you need on your doorstep including ski schools, shops and restaurants with sunny terraces where you can relax and soak up the April sunshine. Book a self-drive package for seven nights from April 6, including a standard one-bedroom apartment sleeping four people and Eurotunnel crossings with Flexiplus upgrade, for £1,511 in total (£378pp based on four sharing). Bookings: Erna Low.
Mayrhofen Snowbombing from £269pp
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019, Snowbombing (April 8-13) is famous for its adrenaline-fuelled snowboarding and crazy partying at Mayrhofen in the Austrian Tirol. There will be leading DJs, club nights and live acts performing, plus igloo raves, enchanted forest parties and underground tennis-club-turned-supper clubs. This year’s line-up includes The Prodigy, Fatboy Slim, Groove Armada DJ and Stormzy. A five-night stay from April 8 is priced from £269pp and includes a festival wristband and five nights’ B&B accommodation. Return flights and transfers are extra. Information: Snowbombing.
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