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Posted by Amie Postings 29th March 2012

It’s quite sickening to hand over the €630 at the start of the winter season for your full area Portes du Soleil lift pass. But at the time, when asked if I wanted the ‘extra area passes’ for just an extra €2, I was too shocked to say no.

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Posted by Skiinfo.com 28th March 2012

Many of the world’s lower altitude ski areas have closed a week or two early as record-breaking warm temperatures in March in large parts of Europe and North America – approaching the high 80s Farenheit/20s Celcius has led to melt down on their slopes.  At the same time the summer-like weather has meant many people have turned early to biking and golf.

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Posted by Hannah Engelkamp 28th March 2012

Which is better, France or Austria? Sure, variety is the spice of life, but mostly because you can use it to inspire vigorous arguments over strongly held preferences.

MadDogSki's founder Kate is a long-time fan of France, while Austria has my heart (and a down-payment on my liver, probably). Want to get your tuppence-worth in? Answer our straw-poll here

 

Kate, what's so good about France?

 


28th March 2012

Ski Collection have put together some great ski deals for April, all include Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossing for your car and passengers. The sun is out and spring skiing is a joy, so just remember to apply plenty of suncream and you will come home with the best goggle tan ever! See more deals


28th March 2012

Here are some great ski deals for April from Peak Retreats with savings of up to £81 per person, all prices include Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossing for a car and passengers. So if you are searching for that last bit of skiing for this season  grab yourself a deal. See more deals

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Posted by Charlotte Maddrell 26th March 2012

The sun has got his hat on, hip hip hip hooray! It's a wonderfully balmy 10'C in the village,  birds are singing, windows are flung wide and every square inch of pavement is taken up with bar and cafe tables and chairs. Moreover, everyone is walking around with a dopey but contented grin on their face. Spring is in the air and it (almost) feels like a holiday!

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Posted by Emma Whittaker 23rd March 2012

In my last blog I mentioned that it is possible to ski over to Italy. I found it quite exciting to be able to say that I had skied across a European border without a passport. However, for those of you who are not so easily excited, or have done it all before, why bother?


23rd March 2012

If you are heading to Chamonix either next week or beyond, the guys at Evolution 2 will be happy to take you out and show you the wonderful mountains around Chamonix. They can take you to all the best locations to get the best out of your ski day. There are ski lessons, parapenting days (weather permittng), private instructions, huskie rides and a lot more. Check out their deals here or go to their website for full details and to see what else they might have on offer.


23rd March 2012

If you are looking for some fine cuisine on your spring ski holiday, then look no further than Fish & Pips. They won The Times Chalet Chef 2010. See more deals

 


23rd March 2012

Between 9th to 15th April, 2012 la Plagne will be hosting the 5th Winter Urban Plagne Festival and it promises to be more dynamic than ever this year.  Combining a film festival, pro-rider competition, along with ski tests, concerts and parties, it is set to be an action packed week.


26th March 2015

The week of the 12 April, VIP SKI is offering half-price childcare in Alpe d’Huez, saving families up to £387.


26th March 2015

Six days skiing in Meribel this Easter from just £249 with Skiweekends.com


26th March 2015

Erna Low has reduced the cost of a seven night self-catered stay at the Hameau du Mottaret in Meribel by 20%.


26th March 2015

End of season skiing can sometimes be seen as a bit of a gamble but not this year!


13th March 2015

Free child's lift pass and ski hireFamilies can save £188 on the cost of a holiday with Ski Weekends to


11th March 2015

There’s only two months left of the ski season but there’s still some great skiing to be had. Head to the Alps for the best deals, here guests can save up to £550 per person in Europe’s top resorts, including Val d’Isere, Meribel, St Anton and Courchevel, with Powder White’s late deals for March:


11th March 2015

If sledging fun is more your style, hop along with your family and friends to enjoy 30 minutes sledging on Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday from 10.30am – 3.30pm. Cost for aged four and over is just £7 (adults and Juniors).


11th March 2015

Mountain Heaven have selected catered chalets in a number of French resorts for just £299 per person (was £399) for the week commencing 11 April 2015.


11th March 2015

A week's half board at the designer Hotel Tango in Val Thorens, France, from £849 per person (based on two sharing; save £135 per person) including flights from Gatwick and transfers departing on 4 April 2015. 


6th March 2015

Easter skiing at The Snow Centre for just £1

From 4pm to 6pm if you've never tried skiing or snowboarding before you can try it for just £1 on The Snow Centre’s Easter Sunday Ski or Snowboard Taster Sessions.

For ages 4 years and upwards, adults and juniors are welcomed to try their chosen snowsport in a 15 minute session on the slope with our friendly Instructors. £1 includes skis or snowboard, boots and helmet hire plus 15 minutes on the slope.

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