Browsing entries tagged with Christmas

25 Nov 2017

Kitzbühel begins Christmas fun

Kitzbühel begins Christmas fun

Although it has a big, beautiful and varied ski area, the USP of Kitzbühel is its old town, with its car-free central streets lined by gabled and arcaded stone houses, some dating from the middle ages.…

22 Nov 2017

Ski tour operators offer huge bargains

Ski tour operators offer huge bargains

With snow in the Alps, and more cold and snowy weather due to blow in over the coming weekend, now is a pretty good time to buy a ski holiday. Particularly this week, because tour operators and ski companies…

7 Nov 2017

Ski Amis launches Autumn sale

Ski Amis launches Autumn sale

Ski Amis have launched their Autumn sale with catered chalet prices now from only £299 per person. With only five weeks before the resorts open their doors and the Alps receiving a metre of snow over…

20 Dec 2016

Snow is falling in the Alps - but where?

Snow is falling in the Alps - but where?

Snow has been falling in the Alps — with a storm hitting very localised areas. According to our snow guru Fraser Wilkin of weathertoski.co.uk (who produces our weekly snow reports) the heaviest snow…

16 Dec 2016

BA starts Stansted to Chambéry ski flight

BA starts Stansted to Chambéry ski flight

British Airways is starting flights from Stansted to Chambéry Savoie Airport tomorrow, Saturday 17 December, offering skiers a new route to the Alps. Flights will leave Stansted at 7.20am returning at…

15 Dec 2016

Ski holiday deals from £240pp on offer

Ski holiday deals from £240pp on offer

If you haven’t yet booked your ski holiday, now’s the time to make the most of some fantastic offers around. Yes there isn’t masses of snow in the Alps right now, but the situation is a lot better…

7 Dec 2016

Crystal explores odds of a white Christmas

Crystal explores odds of a white Christmas

Crystal Ski Holidays and the Met Office have teamed up to work out the likelihood of the UK receiving snow this Christmas. The ski tour operator has created a snow calculator called Remember That December?…

23 Nov 2016

Grab a White Week ski holiday bargain

Grab a White Week ski holiday bargain

It’s that time of year again — forget Black Friday, the idea has snowballed within the ski industry which is celebrating White Wednesday, White Friday and even White Week offers. Ski Famille is offering…

21 Nov 2016

Win a £100 gift card from Ellis Brigham

Win a £100 gift card from Ellis Brigham

What ski or snowboard kit would you buy with a £100 in Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports? A Christmas present for yourself or for a loved one? It’s time to stop thinking and start entering — our latest…

17 Nov 2016

Win a ski trip and donate to Pudsey

Win a ski trip and donate to Pudsey

Fancy winning a long weekend skiing in the French Alps for you and eight friends and helping raise money Children In Need at the same time? Ski Weekends has teamed up with Children In Need to offer a four-night…

9 Aug 2016

New UK flights to Jackson Hole

New UK flights to Jackson Hole

The iconic ski resort of Jackson Hole in Wyoming is becoming even easier for UK skiers to visit this winter, with the addition of four new flights from London Heathrow each week. The new route, which connects…

28 Jul 2016

Last chance to grab early booking offers

Last chance to grab early booking offers

Early booking offers on ski holidays across Europe and North America are running out soon. While skiers are worrying about the cost of Brexit, tour operators are offering a mass of incentives to ensure…

16 Jun 2016

Book now for a fantastic ski deal

Book now for a fantastic ski deal

It might be nearly Summer Solstice but are you already starting to plan this season’s ski holiday? There’s no better time to book than right now with fantastic deals running for the next couple of…

27 Dec 2015

‘Don’t ski’ St Martin mayor urges locals

‘Don’t ski’ St Martin mayor urges locals

The mayor of French ski town Saint-Martin-de-Belleville has appealed to locals not to hit the slopes over New Year. With less than half of the Three Valleys ski area open, André Plaisance asked residents…

15 Oct 2015

Fantastic Christmas skiing on offer

Fantastic Christmas skiing on offer

Nothing planned for Christmas yet? What about a ski trip. We’ve just updated our

24 Jan 2015

Heavy snow forecast in the Alps

Heavy snow forecast in the Alps

Heavy snow is on its way to the Alps at the end of next week — particularly the northern Alps. Over the course of this weekend and the start of next week, a little snow is forecast but towards the end…

30 Dec 2014

Grab a brilliant January ski deal

Grab a brilliant January ski deal

Well, it snowed! After a nail-biting run-up to Christmas, an epic storm last weekend, 15,000 people getting stranded in the French Alps and being forced to sleep in emergency accommodation, things have…

22 Dec 2014

Serious snow likely for the weekend

Serious snow likely for the weekend

With Christmas week upon us, the good news is that Santa might well bring us some snow. While there are great conditions in Scandinavia — heavy snow forced the closure of Fagernes airport in Norway last…

5 Dec 2014

Free skiing for Santas in Verbier

Free skiing for Santas in Verbier

Among all the doom and gloom about bare patches in the Alps — Ski Welt in Austria becoming the latest to delay its opening date — one ski resort is remaining upbeat. Verbier is offering free lift…

20 Nov 2014

Ski holiday bargains from £249pp all in

Ski holiday bargains from £249pp all in

If all this snow falling in the Alps is making your mouth water, and you have a few days of holiday not yet taken this year, then your luck is in. Ski tour operators are currently offering some massive…

31 Oct 2014

Hire a Twizy in Serre Chevalier Vallée

Hire a Twizy in Serre Chevalier Vallée

The electric car revolution is filtering down to the Alps this winter, with Renault Twizys set to become the latest way to find your way around a ski resort. Serre Chevalier Vallée is one of the resorts…

30 Jul 2014

Eurostar ski train ticket sales open

Eurostar ski train ticket sales open

Get ready to book your Eurostar tickets to the French Alps — sales for the ski train open tomorrow (31 July). The train runs directly from London St Pancras to the French Alps, offering easy access to…

29 Jan 2014

Skiers heading back to US and Canada

Skiers heading back to US and Canada

Skiing in North America has suffered some terrible fortune in recent years, but this season looks to be a record-breaker. Last year, 11% more skiers and snowboarders visited US ski areas than in 2011/2012,…

25 Dec 2013

Peak 6 opens at Breckenridge today

Peak 6 opens at Breckenridge today

Skiers in Breckenridge, Colorado are getting an extra-special Christmas today, with the long-awaited opening of the resort’s Peak 6. There are more than 540 skiable acres on Peak 6, with 400 of those…

23 Dec 2013

Skiline launches Christmas challenge

Skiline launches Christmas challenge

Skiing tomorrow? Then enter the vertical metre hunt! Skiline, the company that allows you, with the entry of your ski pass, to show your travelled vertical meters during your ski day and also to show the…

6 Dec 2010

Samnaun celebrates tenth santa event

Samnaun celebrates tenth santa event

Last week the Swiss resort of Samnaun was filled with the ho ho ho’s of Santa Claus – not just one, but a whole bunch of them out to prove who was the best. There’s a tradition in Samnaun…

17 Dec 2009

Need a Christmas flight?

Need a Christmas flight?

If you are still looking for a flight to the Alps over Christmas or New Year, Crystal Ski has spare seats on their charters. Prices start at £79 return, including taxes and 20kg luggage allowance. You’ll…

4 Nov 2009

Festive ski bargains

Festive ski bargains

While the rock-bottom holiday bargains are fewer this winter, there are some decent savings on peak week dates – and Christmas may have come early if you can snap up this one in France … The team at…

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