Deals Nov 4, 2018 | Welove2ski
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Unmissable Ski Deals – from Pre-Christmas to Half Term

It's Guy Fawkes Night tomorrow and to celebrate we've brought you some cracking ski deals.
Deals Nov 4, 2018 | Welove2ski
Photo: (c) PatrickPachod for Festival Art Pyro Courchevel.

It’s Guy Fawkes Night tomorrow and to celebrate we’ve brought you some cracking ski deals, including those for Christmas and half term. Just make sure you get one of them before anyone else does!

Most of the major operators have ski holiday deals available throughout the winter, and it’s also worth having a look at what the ski specialist travel agencies have on offer.

Don’t forget to reserve your airport parking at least 24 hours before you go – this is especially important during peak holiday periods. If you’re flying from Gatwick, Cophall Parking has some offers just for Welove2ski viewers.


Saariselkä family trip from £2,619 with Santa’s Lapland
Three-day breaks to Santa’s home in Saariselkä, Lapland are now available from £2,619 per family (a saving of £700) with Luton departures on December 3. Price is based on a family of four (two adults and two children aged 2-5 years) and includes half-board at the four-diamond Santa’s Hotel Tunturi with Luton flights and transfers. The deal includes all activities such as a private meeting with Santa, Elves and Igloo Fantasia, and husky and reindeer sleigh-rides. Santa’s Lapland staff will also provide the whole family with thermal clothing so they’re fully equipped for the adventures that lie ahead. Bookings: Santa’s Lapland.

La Plagne all-inclusive in March from £911pp with SNO
A seven-night, all-inclusive stay at Chalet La Foret in La Plagne starts at £911pp on the week beginning March 23. Gatwick flights, airport transfers, lift pass, ski and boot rental and chalet board are all included in the cost. The freestanding, traditional-style chalet is in Plagne 1800, a fiv-minute walk from the main ski lifts. Bookings: SNO.

Les Deux Alpes in January from £317pp with Ski France
Get fit after Christmas and New Year in Les Deux Alpes by taking part in the Night Snow Trail, a 10, 15 or 20 km trail running event that takes place at night on January 19. Alternatively, you can just go skiing! After each day, return to the renovated three-star Ibiza Hotel, located near the village centre, and swim in the indoor heated pool, relax in the sauna and hammam. A week’s stay, from January 12, costs from £317pp (£633 total – was £791 total, so a saving of 20%) in a standard room B&B. Return flights and transfers are at extra cost. Registration for the Night Snow Trail costs from €25 pp. Bookings: Ski France.

La Plagne Christmas from £919pp with Ski Beat
For arrival on December 22 there’s availability for up to 11 people at Chalet Bouquetin in Plan Peisey, with skiing on your doorstep and 150m from the Vanoise Express to link to the vast La Plagne ski area. Two can share a cosy mountain room from £919pp including a £20pp saving, or for a group of ten or more, one skier travels free of charge. Prices include return UK flights and transfers chalet half board including a traditional turkey Christmas dinner. Bookings: Ski Beat.

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Photo: (c) Yllas Tourism.

Ylläs in mid-December from £561pp with Inghams
The four-star Ylläs Log Cabins each have their own private sauna, as well as a log fire and a well-equipped, modern kitchen. Cabins are semi-detached or in a terraced row of three to four. Sizes range from one bedroom for two adults, to those sleeping six to 12. A seven-night holiday on a self-catering basis in Ylläs, Finland, is now available from £561pp – which is a saving of £470pp including return flights from Manchester to Kittilä and airport transfers. The package is valid for travel departing on December 16. Bookings: Inghams.

Reberty early December trip from 605€ pp with Powder N Shine
On the week beginning December 8 there’s 30% off holidays staying at any of the ski-in ski-out chalets: Sapin de Reberty, Neve, Le Chamois and Flocon de Neiges – all of them in Reberty les Menuires and each one sleeping 15 to 18 people. Sapin de Reberty, Neve and Le Chamois are now 465€ pp (down from 665€ pp), whilst Flocon des Neiges is now (425€ reduced from 605€ pp). Bookings: Powder n Shine.

Val d’Isere half term apartment for £1,777 with Erna Low
Time is running out to save on February half term ski holidays, with the last few expiring on November 7. There are still a few great deals available on self-catered apartments, including Residence Les Balcons de Bellevarde in Val d’Isere, where you can save 10% on one-bedroom four-to-five-person apartments currently available for £1,777 per apartment – arrival is February 16, staying for seven nights, accommodation only. The full price was £1,975). Eurotunnel crossings are available on request. Bookings: Erna Low.

Courchevel in December from £699pp with Esprit Ski
Courchevel is known for its excellent early-season skiing, picturesque villages and slopes for all levels and abilities. Families can enjoy the blue run of the Pralong area together, from just outside Chalet Hotel Crystal 2000. Stay there for seven nights from £699pp departing December 16, which is a saving of £228pp. There’s in-house childcare, an adventure play zone, easy access to the slopes, and family rooms and suites. Price includes flights, transfers and chalet catering. Bookings: Esprit Ski.


About the author

Felice Hardy

Felice's first job was at Vogue magazine and she then went on to become deputy editor of the Ski Club of Great Britain's magazine. Later she was (and still is) a travel writer touring the world for a huge variety of publications including The Guardian, London Evening Standard, Country Life, Conde Nast Traveller, Tatler, and BA Highlife magazine. She has co-edited 18 ski and travel guidebooks for Cadogan Guides, Debrett's and Which? Books. She has co-edited Welove2ski since 2008.

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