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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.

3rd February 2014

YSE operate a wide range of wonderful chalets in Val d'Isere and they are offering this last minute one-week deal departing on Sunday 23rd February. Chalet des Pentes is in an ideal location for your ski holiday with a number of lifts just a short ski away from the door of this ski in ski out property.

29th January 2014

The lovely ladies at Fish & Pips have sent us some great last minute deals - for 1st and 8th February - so you will need to be quick to grab these bargains. You can be sure you will be treated like royalty and enjoy fine wines and dining as well as top notch accommodation. Enjoy!

29th January 2014

Here are some fantastic special offers on ski holidays available for dates throughout the season. Erna Low are the experts in self drive ski holidays so if you want to cut out all that airport hassle and hanging around why not try driving to your ski resort - think of all the extra baggage!  Read our top ten tips for driving to the Alps.

29th January 2014

Below ski holiday deals which include flights, transfers and accommodation for a week’s stay. With savings of up to £210 pp for February skiing in Norway they are well worth a look we reckon. Happy hunting...

29th January 2014

Here are a couple of great ski holiday deals from Esprit and Ski Total. Both the resorts of Saas Fee in Switzerland and Selva in the Italian Alps are beautiful resorts with some wonderful views and great skiing. Flights, transfers, free wifi, ski hosting are just some of the great things included in these packages.

27th January 2014

Please find below a range of deals and ski news for this week from various tour operators across the globe. There are some half term savings, luxury ski breaks and weekend offers to name but a few...

23rd January 2014

Here are some fantastic late availability for the Half Term week (15th February 2014) from Erna Low. All of these offers include Eurotunnel crossing with free Flexiplus upgrade and not flights - so you can take the car and not have to worry about the bun fight at the airport to collect your baggage/skis. No ridiculous surcharges for taking your skis or boots with you... why not give it a go if you haven't before ? Read our Top Ten Tips for driving to the Alps.

23rd January 2014

There are a number of advantages to going by train for your ski holiday, helping to save the planet is one of them but there are quite a few more - Avoid the airport hassle; ski for eight days; ski/board carriage included. As well as no weight restriction for your baggage - if you can carry it then you can take it on the train!

23rd January 2014

Here are a couple of great deals for family ski holidays to either Obergurgl or Avoriaz in the French Alps. Both depart on the 9th February and offer great savings of up to £2000. Snow conditions seem to be improving across Europe and hopes are high for an improved picture everywhere.

23rd January 2014

Skiset, track your child deviceWorld-wide ski rental network, Skiset, has recently teamed up with Ma’Peite Balise to create a new mobile tracker for kids. From February (just in time for half-term) parents who want to keep tabs on their nippers, either on the mountain or in the resort, will be able to rent a Ma P’tite Balise GPS beacon from participating Skiset hire shops.

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