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29th February 2012

Ski accommodation giant Pierre & Vacances are offering a flash sale from March 1 - 5 with up to 40% off ski holidays for stays between 10th March to 21st April, including the Easter holidays. Prices start from less than £20 per person, per night. There are over 40 properties in their portfolio across the Alps including Avoriaz, Chamonix and Val d'Isere, with between 20 - 40% discounts available. See more deals

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Posted by Charlotte Maddrell 29th February 2012

There's something about a royal visit from the parents for focussing the mind on the finer things in resort. Maybe it's because you secretly want their approval or perhaps, as in my case, you just want them to have a lovely holiday...after all it's a long way from the Isle Of Man! Either way it has you dredging the dusty reaches of your mind for the friendliest bars (many), best value restaurants (few), gentlest green runs (fleetingly schussed across), and most interesting non ski related activities (errrrm).

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Posted by Liz Woods 28th February 2012

Fancy a 3 day party on the slopes? From 27th - 29th March Val Thorens, France is the place to be for all serious party goers.


28th February 2012

Here are a collection of great Easter ski deals from Peak Retreats, all include Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossings for car and passengers.  With potential savings of up to £50 per person there are good savings to be had for a family ski holiday this Easter. See more deals


28th February 2012

Ski Collection have just sent us some holidays for March, Easter and beyond so if you are looking for a snow fix in the next few months your search could be over. With savings of up to £92 per person for 7 nights in France you could find a real bargain. See more deals

March Skiing


28th February 2012

Some great savings are to be had on late ski deals, here are some that we have received from some of the larger Tour Operators - Crystal Ski, Thomson Ski and First Choice Ski. With up to £285 money off per person for a week skiing they deserve some serious consideration... See more deals

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Posted by John Barr 28th February 2012

I recently skied with a friend from England who visited for a long weekend. We skied five resorts in four days, and had radically different weather each day.

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Posted by Tim Wilson 27th February 2012

When the snow is falling, most of us seasonaires are looking forward to laying down some fresh tracks with our skis or boards. But there is one mysterious fellow in Les Arcs who is just itching to get his snow shoes on and get artistic.


27th February 2012

Every Tuesday from mid February to the end of March 2012 you can take the first lift at 8am and enjoy a VIP breakfast at the top of the Tougnete chairlift.


24th February 2012

Heathrow Express workers have announced 24-hour strikes on 26th February and 11th March 2012, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) are offering a 10% discount on airport parking for passengers travelling to Heathrow Airport on these dates.

 

You must book before 9th March 2012 via their website.
 


23rd September 2014

Coast Blackcomb Suites offer in Whistler, Canada

With twinkling lights, horse drawn sleighs and roaring fireplaces aplenty, Whistler is a truly magical place to be at this time of year. The unique lodge-style setting of the Coast Blackcomb suites and its ski in/ski out location alongside Merlin’s ski run make it the perfect choice for a Christmas escape.


23rd September 2014

Get your skis on or you'll miss it!

- Book between 20th – 26th September for limited edition savings -


16th September 2014

Action Demo Day – Saturday 20th September

The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead is playing host to a gear demo day on Saturday 20th September to test out next year's snow sports kit. You’ll get to try out skis and snowboards, which are not yet available on the high street.

Headlining brands include, Salomon, Raven, Pathron, DOUK Snowboards, Smokin, Dupraz, Stepchild, Ride, Volkl, Endeavour, APO, Nordica, Blizzard, Atomic, Faction and Armada.


26th June 2014

Holidays are for chilling! Book your child a place on, quite literally, the coolest courses available this Summer.

The Snow Centre’s School Holiday courses and new Activity Days won’t blow the summer budget and will keep children cool, fit and active.

Weekdays

Children aged 4-16 can now be booked onto the Summer Holiday courses that will run from Monday 28th July until Thursday 28th August 2014.


22nd April 2014

Here is the latest ski report courtesy of J2Ski for week ending 19th April 2014. The season may be coming to an end but there are still some good snow dumps across the Alps.


14th April 2014

Skiplex, the UK’s continuous, indoor revolving ski slope specialists, are launching their Skiplex Academy Instructor Course this summer. Skiplex have three centres in the UK - Reading, Chiswick and Basingstoke - and this year they are offering enthusiastic skiers over the age of 18, the opportunity to complete their BASI Level 1 Instructor qualification free of charge!

This scheme forms part of their drive to recruit more instructors for their three UK ski centres after a very successful 2013-14 winter season.


8th April 2014

Here are some last minute ski deals for Easter and beyond.


8th April 2014

There are a variety of courses available in Canada so you can gain some qualifications in ski instruction. Once you have compeleted and passed there is even an opportunity of a new job. So, if you have always yearned to spend a winter on the mountain and get paid for it, here is your chance to change your life forever.  Read on for more details and how to book your place.


3rd April 2014

Easter is fast approaching and some schools are set to close tomorrow for the holidays. Val d'Isere have sent us a round up of their late ski deals from their top Tour Operators. Whether you want just a few days or a full blown family ski break there is still time to get yourself out on the slopes. Val d'Isere also offers plenty of other activities off the slopes such as ice-climbing, paragliding and a lot more - check our listings for more information.

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