Skiing on a budget

The good news is... you can ski on a budget. All you need is a few budget ski tips, a little knowhow about the cheap ski resorts, the cheap times of year for skiing, and a few sneaky suggestions, and you could save yourself a packet. We're adding budget ski tips all the time, or if you have a specific question, ask us and we'll post the answer.

Skiing Verbier on a budget

Despite traditionally appealing to the big spenders, the last few years have seen tour operators running more and more budget ski holidays to Verbier. The compact town is perfectly set up for ski...


Where to find Europe’s best cheap ski deals

Finding cheap ski deals can seem a difficult task. However, if you choose your ski resort wisely you’ll find plenty of off-the-beaten-path destinations around Europe, which are not only a joy to...


Top ten tips for a budget ski holiday

'Ski holiday' and 'budget trip' are concepts that do not generally go together well, and with the British pound and the euro virtually interchangeable at the moment, ski trips to European...


Freeze Festival in pictures

London's sexiest ski event came back for more on the 28th and 29th of October, 2011. The combination of world-famous skiers and snowboarders, a massive big air jump, big crowds and the stunning Battersea...


Top ten eco ski resorts

Wondering how skiing can fit in to a more sustainable lifestyle? Luckily many resorts are wondering the same thing, and so they should be - who has more to lose from global warming than a ski resort?!...


Great offers and deals from Fish&Pips

Here are a selection of great deals from the lovely ladies at Fish&Pips. They run fabulous chalets in Meribel and Val d'Isere and you can be sure of fabulous cuisine and a personal service throughout...


Low price ski holidays from Ski Total

As the snow starts to fall across Europe there are some great deals to be had, here is a selection from Ski Total. With 7 nights starting from only £299 per person they have to be worth checking...


Deals and discounts for early booking

The snow is starting to fall across parts of the Alps, Whistler is opening for the season early following some great skiing weather over in Canada so now is the time to snap up a bargain. There are some...


Special offers - week commencing 17th Jan 2015

Les Arcs offers a great choice for a ski holiday- the slopes are snow sure, there are family friendly facilities and great selection of villages.  January is a fantastic time to visit the area due...


Great ski deals and offers for next season

Here are a selection of great deals and offers for the coming season, there are Christmas deals, free child places and short break offers and even a free night in Zermatt, read on for more information...


Early season ski holiday deals to France

It's finally November and winter is starting to bite here in the UK but more importantly there is snow forecast for the Alps. Here are a couple of great deals from Esprit and Ski Total for some early...


Season opening deals for Obergurgl

The 2014/15 season in Obergurgl is just 10 days away from it's grand opening. They have put together some great ski holiday deals for the opening few days. You can choose your length of stay from 2...


Great deals and offers for 2014/15 season

Here's a variety of ski deals and offers for the coming season, from free lift passes to 15% off French ski holidays from Pierre & Vacances. October is the month of Ski Shows in London and Birmingham...


Early bird ski deals for December and Spring

If your thoughts are turning to your next powder fix then here are a few deals to whet your appetite. There's a family trip in France in December and a wonderful spot of spring skiing in Val d'Isere...


The Snow Centre early season offers and events

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...


Ski Holiday deals to Savoie Mont Blanc region

Snow has been falling aplenty in the Savoie Mont Blanc ski region and here is a great selection of ski holiday deals from British Tour Operators. With savings of up to £270 pp there should be something...


Great early season ski deals

Here are a couple of good ski holiday deals, one for fabulous Christmas in Tignes, France and the other a family ski holiday to the child friendly Italy. There are some great savings of up to £269...


Ski drive discount deals from Erna Low

Erna Low are the specialists in self drive ski holidays and here are some great discounted deals to France for the coming season. If you haven't driven to the Alps before check out our Top Ten Tips...


Discounted ski holiday deals

It's December at last and the snow is falling across the Alps - all hopes are resting on the snowfall continuing for another great season ahead. Peak Retreats and Ski Collection have sent us these...


Ski holiday deals to La Plagne, France

December is upon us and now the advent calendars have been cracked Christmas is getting closer. Here are some great ski holiday deals for the holiday period in La Plagne, France. They really push the boat...


January 2014 ski holiday deals

With snow already falling across the Alps there is a lot of excitement for a cracking season in 2013/14. Here are a couple of good deals for a bit of January skiing, with some fabulous savings and some...


Ski holiday deals from Ski Collection

Ski Collection have a great selection of special ski holiday deals on offer, all with Eurotunnel crossing. The snow is already starting to fall across the Alps and laying a good base layer for what is...


Early booking deals from Peak Retreats

Peak Retreats are specialists in ski holidays across the Alps. Here are a collection of some of their best deals for next year, some have cut off dates for booking so be quick if one of them takes your...


Erna Low ski drive deals

Erna Low are specialists in ski drive holidays and there are some deals here with discounts of up to 15% off accommodation price. Self catering accommodation is good if you are on a budget - giving you...


Fantastic offers in Whistler for 13/14

Ski Indpendence are offering some fabulous deals and offers for skiing in Whistler for this coming season.  Whistler Blackcomb is a wonderful place to ski and many who have tried go back time and...


Erna Low offers with 40% discounts

It is argued by many that driving to the Alps is a much 'greener' alternative so if you fancy giving it a go check out these great deals from Erna Low. All these deals include Eurotunnel crossing...


Incredible chalet deals from £249 from Les3Chalets

Les3Chalets are a new company for 2013/14 season, launched by brothers Steve and Phil who founded Snowskool. They are offering some great deals here for their chalets, all in and around the beautiful Meribel...


Ski drive deals to France

Erna Low are specialist in ski drive holidays and there are some great discounts ski holidays below. There are a selection of dates, pre-Christmas, Christmas and end of the season in April to the wonderful...


Ski holiday deals in and around Christmas

The ski season is getting ever closer and at the Ski Show in London last week there was lots of excitement about a good season ahead. Here are some sweet deals for Christmas and pre-Christmas to Val d'Isere...


Erna Low ski drive deals

Erna Low specialise in self drive ski holidays. Here are some of their latest special offers to some popular resorts in France, the deals include Eurotunnel crossing. If you haven't driven to the Alps...


Ski apartment ski deals in France

The following offers are just for ski holiday accommodation - all you need to do is arrange your travel. For information on flighs why not check out our SkiFlightWizard to see who flies where and once...


Ski deals and ski holidays 2013/14

The snow is falling in the Alps (yay!), and the ski industry is in full flow sending out some great deals and offers to tempt us all out into the mountains. Here are a selection of the best deals this...


Accommodation deals for February 2014

As we all know skiing is an expensive holiday but it can be possible to cut costs by booking it all separately. Here are some great accommodation deals from ski.apartments.co.uk for February next year....


Great discounts and deals on ski hoidays

There are plenty of great deals and discount ski holidays here - from free lift passes to 20% off in school holidays at selected French resorts. The snow is already falling across parts of the Alps so...


BOGOF on lift passes with Crystal Ski

Crystal Ski are offering buy-one-get-one-free on lift passes when you book your ski holiday with them before 21st October 2013. There are plenty of dates and resorts on offer within this deal and prices...


Double cash back with Ski Total

The holiday companies are falling over themselves to offer some great deals this season. Ski Total have some fabulous cash back offers in addition to their £19 Heathrow parking with Purple Parking...


Cheap parking at Heathrow with ski deal

Purple Parking have teamed up with Ski Total and Esprit Ski to offer parking at Heathrow for just £19. All you need to do is book with them to get this great offer. Below are a few great ski holiday...


Some early snow deals for next ski season

You can almost smell the snow now and as we run up to the coming ski season the early deals are still coming in. From 4 * holidays in Austria to luxury new year in the Three Vallees have a browse and see...


Early season deals from Ski Total and Esprit

These lovely new chalets in Les 2 Alpes are available with some great savings, prices include flights and transfers as well as catered chalet accommodation. There is also a deal here for family Christmas...


Savings on Neilson holidays

Neilson have announced their Ski Extra Sale. There are some great money off ski holidays from £25 to £75 and other deals. You need to be quick though and book your holiday with them before...


Early booking offers from Ski Solutions

With the ski season only a few months away there are some good early deals available. Here is a great selection from Ski Solutions, including Canada with savings of up to £205pp and a family friendly...


Free lift pass in Livigno with your accommodation

The stunning ski resort of Livigno are tempting skiers to their resort with offers of free lift passes. We all love a freebee and for this one all you need to do is stay at least 4 nights in a hotel, or...


Early booking deals from Ski Solutions

Now is the time to bag yourself an early booking discount and here is a great selection of deals from Ski Solutions. There are some good savings on trips across Europe as well as Canada - increasing in...


Early ski holiday bargains galore!

It's that time of year again.. the tour operators are desparate for you to book your ski holiday and are dangling many a carrot. Here are a few to whet your whistle, with some good discounts for early...


40% discount on ski holidays

Erna Low are specialsts in ski-drive holidays to Europe. There are some great offers here with discounts starting at 40% so read on and grab a bargain. See our top ten tips for ski-drive holidays and just...


Easter deals from TUI

Still searching for the ideal Easter ski break? Here are some great offers from some of our top tour operators, all three star accommodation. If you can't find the deal for you why not fill in our...


Discount skiing from Erna Low

Erna Low are specialists in self drive ski holidays and all these offers include Eurotunnel crossing with a free FlexiPlus upgrade. These are their best special offers for the upcoming Easter holidays,...


Ski deals and events in the mountains

If you want to follow in the footsteps of Royalty in Switzerland or take the kids skiing for free in Italy there is something in this selection to suit nearly everybody. Save £195 to Killington,...


Less is more with Fish & Pips

The lovely ladies at Fish and Pips have sent us thiese wonderful deals with you for spring skiing to share with you. There are savings of over £300 with these 'less is more' deals from Fish...


Deals for ski apartments only

If you are on a budget here are some great deals on ski apartments, with discounts of up to 40%. All you have to do is sort out your travel and away you go. This has been such a bumper season it would...


Ski drive deals from Erna Low

Erna Low the ski drive specialists have the following ski deals on offer. all include Eurotunnel crossing with upgrade. See our tips for driving to the alps, it might just appeal to you if you want a change...


Fabulous chalet discount, extra for teachers

If you are still looking for a great deal for the Easter school holidays then look no further, especially if you are a teacher! Here is a wonderful chalet on offer for March, with an extra 25% discount...


March and Easter TUI ski deals

If you normally head to France for your skiing holiday why not try something different? Here are some good deals for Switzerland and Austria from some of the major tour operators. Wengen, Switzerland...


Ski spring car hire rates from £25 per day!

If you are heading out for a spot of spring skiing in Switzerland then why not try hiring a car to get to resort? Often a cheaper option than transfers if there is a group  of you, and now there is...


Ski Solutions Spring and Easter deals

Whether you are looking for a cheeky ski weekend or a party celebration for St Patrick's Day then there should be something for you here in this selection from Ski Solutions. Ski Solutions are the...


Discounted accommodation from Erna Low

Self drive ski holidays are increasing in popularity and here are some great ski deals including Eurotunnel crossing with FlexiPlus upgrade. If you are new to ski drive holidays then check our MadDogSki...


TUI deals for Spring skiing 2013

Still searching for that late ski deal bargain? Then we may have just what you are looking for with these deals from some of our leading tour operators in the ski travel business. If your requirements...


Luxury or budget deals for Spring skiing

Here's a great mix of deals and experiences from across the ski world - go wild in Wyoming or live in the lap of luxury in Avoriaz, France. There are ski holidays for families or couples, for a week...


March skiing in Tirol

Skiing is never going to be the cheapest holiday on earth but it needn’t cost a fortune either. The choice and variety of holidays on offer in the Austrian Tirol means there is something to suit...


Varied ski deals for half term

If that great deal or perfect half term break is till alluding you then check out some of these great ski deals and discounted trips. From discounts on ski holidays on the other side of the Atlantic to...


Apartment deals in Val Thorens

Please see below for some brand new Ski Apartments special offers in the ever popular resort of Val Thorens. All offers are for accommodation only and do not include any travel. If you want to book flights...


Ski deals for February and Half Term

If you are still searching for a good ski deal for February or half term, then cast your eyes over these little beauties. With savings of over £350 per person on a deal to USA there are definitely...


Discounted self drive ski holidays

Erna Low specialise in self drive ski holidays, all deals include Eurotunnel crossing for your car and people, not flights. There are some great ski deals here for France with up to 30% discount per person....


Half term and Easter deals 2013

The half term holidays are only a few weeks away and if you are still looking for a good deal then there are still some out there. Or if you are looking for an Easter treat then there are some ski packages...


Brilliant ski deals from Ski Solutions

The lovely guys at Ski Solutions have sent this selection of ski holiday deals through to us. With choices ranging from a mountain lodge in Banff to an Easter break in Chamonix there is something for everyone....


Snippet of deals for w/c 21st January 2013

We may be getting plenty of the white stuff in the UK but it just isn't the same in Stratford as it is in Steamboat, USA. Here are a selection of great deals and trips to whet your whistle, from half...


Great ski deals from Ski Solutions

Here are some great deals from Ski Solutions for the next few months, there are a variety of accommodation types and resorts to choose from. Be warned though, they will be snapped up fast... Ski Solutions...


Deals for ski apartments only

Please see below for some of the latest Ski Apartments offers. None of these deals include flights, why not look at our SkiFlightWizard to check where you can fly and book your trip. We have a comprehensive...


TUI ski deals for w/c 14th January 2013

Here are some great ski deals, prices are per person for 7 nights and rooms based on two sharing unless otherwise mentioned. Direct regional flights are also available from all major UK airports at a supplement...


Erna Low ski drive deals w/c 15th January 2013

Erna Low specialise in ski drive holidays - all packages include a Eurotunnel crossing for your car and passengers and accommodation. So, if you want to avoid the airport queues and take as much luggage...


Snippets of deals for w/c 14th January 2013

Whilst we are shivering in the UK with sleet and nasty weather, elsewhere in the ski regions of the world the news is much more positive. There are some great deals here which should be able to tempt you...


Great deals across Europe for 2013

Ski Solutions have sent us some great deals for this season, from week long breaks to short weekend trips, there is something here for everyone. Choose from Europe or further afield in the wonderful wilds...


Accommodation deals for Easter 2013

Please see below for some of our latest Ski Apartments offers for the Easter week commencing 30th March 2013. All offers are for accommodation only and do not include any travel. For flights why not check...


Discounted deals from Erna Low

Erna Low specialise in self drive ski holidays, all these great deals include Eurotunnel crossing for car and passengers. There are some great advantages of taking your car instead of flying especially...


Last minutes deals to Meribel

Those lovely people at Fish&Pips have some great ski deals to Meribel - you need to be quick though, they are for next week! Contact them directly for more information or to book.   Last...


Ski deals and holidays for 2013

Here are some ski deals for the new year, from free lift passes in Livigno to £600 of a luxury ski trip to Squaw Creek. Free Lift Pass in Livigno          Livigno...


Various holiday deals for 2013

There are a good selection of deals here, worth a browse if you are looking for some inspiration for your ski holiday. There are discounts of up to £700 on holidays to USA, £300 in St Anton...


Fish&Pips January sales!

If you are heading for the sales to snap up a bargain then check out these deals as well, for some great January skiing you can't go wrong. Beat the post-Christmas blues 10% off and a FREE ski...


Ski accommodation only deals

If you have you want to travel independently from a tour operator and just need a great deal on accommodation then Ski Apartments have some here. It does exactly what it says on the tin - just apartments...


January 2013 ski deals from Erna Low

Erna Low, specialists in ski drive holidays, have sent us some great deals for next month. So if you are wanting a little something to look forward to in January then this might just be the adventure you...


Keep your New Year resolutions on track in Switzerland

As another year beckons, thoughts turn to the familiar ritual of half-heartedly drawing up New Year’s resolutions. Make 2013 the year to travel and make resolutions you actually want to keep by shaping...


Savings of up to £300 and other deals

A great mix of ski deals and discounts here for some early season skiing. There are weekends in Morzine through to family skiing in Banff so have a browse - you might just be tempted to book and you could...


Ski deals for January 2013

Enjoy a great ski trip to kick off the New Year with a great deal on a ski holiday. If you can't find something to tempt you here or have more specific requirements why not fill our JustAskOnce online...


Great European deals from Ski Solutions

As the new ski season gets underway properly, Ski Solutions are proud to announce the opening of their own exclusive properties in St Anton, Méribel and Tignes. They have also extended their short...


30% discount on Erna Low deals

We are pleased to share these Erna Low special offers, the specialist in ski drive holidays. Flights are not on the menu but if you are tired of the airport lounges and delays then this could the your...


Room only and half board deals from TUI

TUI have sent through some good deals for early season skiing in December and early January from some of the top UK tour operators. With savings of up to £330 per person they are well worth a look...


Weekly round up with early season deals

The ski season is getting underway in many parts of Europe with some amazing dumps of snow. Lifts are opening early and resort workers are whooping it up with the locals on the early season snow. Here...


Early season ski deals from TUI

As the ski season starts there are some great deals to be had out there. Here are a selection from some of the top ski tour operators for USA and Europe with savings of up to £340 per person. For...


Ski solutions deals and discounts

Ski Solutions have sent us this great selection of ski deals for this season, from Christmas in La Plagne with a saving of over £100 to free lift passes in the party town of St Anton there should...


Self-catering deals in France

If you are looking for a good deal on accommodation only deals to France then have a browse through the Ski Apartment website, there are a few detailed here. If you need any help with flights then why...


Last minute deals from Erna Low

Here are some great last minute deals from Erna Low, the specialists in ski drive holidays, with up to 50% off these deals are sure to go quickly. 50% off accommodation price. Chamrousse France:...


TUI ski holiday deals, Canada and Europe

A range of ski deals from TUI for new year and early January. If you want to venture further afield than Europe then here is a deal to Whistler for New Year, although a little further to travel you are...


Various ski deals and holiday ideas

With a range of savings from £180 for a ski holiday to Lake Louise in Canada to a free ski pass for Val d'Isere, there are plenty of offers here. If you need more help choosing the resort for...


Accommodation only deals

If you are happy to sort out your own travel arrangements then here are some accommodation offers from Skiapartments.co.uk. As you can guess from the name they specialise in apartments for skiers! If you...


Great offers from Ski Solutions

Ski Solutions have sent us a selection of their offers and discounts for the coming months. There is money off holidays, free child places, upgrades and lots more so read on and you may just bag yourself...


TUI ski deals for the new year

We have a selection of holidays here ranging from USA to Europe from some of our leading tour operators. If this has tempted you to start thinking about booking a holiday but need more inspiration then...


Snippets of deals for this week

Here is a wide range of deals and offers for ski holidays - so if you are looking for inspiration or a bargain have a browse, you might just bag yourself the holiday you have been looking for. If you are...


Erna Low December 2012 discounted deals

Erna Low have sent some December deals through, as specialist in ski-drive holidays they all include Eurotunnel crossing for your car and family. Driving to your ski resort has some great advantages -...


Festive celebrations in La Plagne

Make News Year’s eve 2012 one to remember in La Plagne with all the family and take advantage of FREE child ski pass!  Join the wonderfully icy festive merriment that is Red Pompom Night. Bid...


Great savings from Ski Solutions

Here is a selection of great deals from Ski Solutions for this week. There is a good range of resorts and type of accommodation from hotels to chalets, self catering or full board. Enough to tempt you...


Ski deals with local airport flights

Here are a selection of holiday departure dates and destinations from TUI, all with offers and dicounts. You can choose from all inclusive in France to self catering in Italy, with savings of up to £220...


Round up of holiday ideas and discounts

If you are looking for inspiration or just a good deal then here are a variety of deals with some great discounts.   Morzine Women's week Escape to Morzine for the perfect girls’...


Twixmas breaks from skiweekends.com

After eating too much turkey and too many mince pies, a ski trip might be just in order for those days between Christmas and New Year. Ski Weekends are offering some great deals to make a fantastic ski...


Discounted ski apartments for this season

If you are booking a ski trip for the coming season then here are some good deals for apartments in France. Dates range from December through to April next year and there are plenty of others on the Ski...


Ski deals, discount and offers to tickle your fancy...

With the ski shows all taking place over the last few weeks it would appear the season is nearly upon us. If you are still hunting a good bargain or just looking for some inspiration then this collection...


Self-drive ski deals from Erna Low

Some good discounts for the coming season on offer here from Erna Low, all ski packages include Eurotunnel crossing with FlexiPlus upgrade. Driving can be a great way to get to the slopes if you want to...


£100 and over savings on ski holidays

Here are some savings on ski holidays of up to £190 per person based on 4 sharing, with other added extras such as 2for1 on lift passes or free wine. So if you fancy a romantic Christmas ski package...


Erna Low discounted deals for 2013

Searching for a ski holiday for 2013? Why not try going in the car instead of flying? Erna Low only deal with driving holidays, all these offers include Eurotunnel crossing so you can take the car and...


Savings of £300 on ski packages

Looking for a ski package from your local airport ? There are a number here with great savings for this coming December and into January 2013. All include flights and airport transfers, with savings ranging...


Ski-drive deals from Erna Low

If you want to avoid the airport queues and grab a ski holiday deal why not take your car with you ? Erna Lowe specialise in ski-drive holidays and all prices include Eurotunnel crossings.   20%...


Deals on new season ski holidays

If you haven't booked your 2012/13 season ski trip then here are a few deals that might save you searching, or at least whet your appetite! Whistler with Ski Safari - save £770 Enjoy a...


TUI ski deals throughout the season

Here are some great ski deals from TUI travel agents, for the beginning of the season in St Anton - sure to be a great party, USA in January and great savings on Courchevel throughout the season.   Courchevel...


Erna Low discounted deals

If you are looking for a deal on your ski holiday for 2013 then here is a selection from Erna Low. They specialise in skiing holidays which include Eurotunnel crossings with your car, no flights.   January...


Free drinks on your ski holiday

All of the ski holiday companies are talking about adding value to their holidays this season, and many of them are doing it in unusual ways. We just heard that the tour operator Ski Total are offering...


£69 for SIX PEOPLE at The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead

If glaciers just aren’t for you, there’s always our very own home slopes to consider, and if you thought that they were a bit pricey, just check out these impressive deals. 160m of snow, serviced...


Where can I ski in summer 2012?

The glaciers are opening, and skiing is back on the menu! Plus, with all the sunshine up there you don't need to forego a summer tan either - glacier skiing is distinctly more summery than wintery,...


April offers from Directski.com

With snow falling again in the UK the ski season is definitely not over yet, and here are some great ski deals from Directski.com with savings of *£346 per person bringing the cost of a week’s...


April ski deals with Peak Retreats

The sun is still shining and the snow is still on the hills so if you can get away for some late skiing, here are some deals to browse through.  All the deals include Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossing...


Sunbathing on the slopes

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...


Great April ski deals from Peak Retreats

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...


Val d'Isere April deal from Fish & Pips

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   Fish & Pips are offering...


April skiing offers

Ski Collection have sent us over some great deals for April skiing, some great savings and the season has been so great this year it woudl be a shame not to make the most of it! See more deals   Now...


Fantastic savings on late ski deals

Some fabulous savings of up to £450 per person for a week skiing, these deals are definitely worth a little investigation. They are all offered by the bigger tour operators and are 3 or 4 star so...


Easter and April ski deals

Still searching for that late season bargain? With skiing continuing into April in many places there are some good deals out there, with some great savings of over £100. See more deals   Easter...


Last minute deals from Erna Low

With the season drawing to a close there are still some great deals out there, here are some from Erna Low, all with Eurotunnel crossing for car and passengers. If you have a different resort in mind then...


March departure ski deals

There are some great ski deals here from some of the larger tour operators, courtesy of TUI. Please note all prices are per person for 7 nights and rooms based on two sharing (unless mentioned otherwise)....


Spring ski deals from Erna Low

There is up to 30% off some ski holidays listed here from Erna Low. All have arrival date of 17th March 2012 and include Eurotunnel crossing, not flights. See more deals 30% off accommodation...


Easter deals with Peak Retreats

If you are still searching for the Easter ski bargain then check out these deals from Peak Retreats. All include Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossings for your car and passengers and all accommodation have heated...


Late skiing with Directski.com

With great snowfall and cheap ski holidays, 2012 has proved to be one of the best ski seasons for decades, according to Directski.com, and I am sure we would all agree. We love their reasons to go late...


Flash sale from P&V

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...


Easter ski deals from Peak Retreats

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...


March and Easter ski bargains

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...


March late ski deals

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...


Bargain March and Easter skiing

Those lovely people at Ski Collection have sent through some cracking offers, with nearly £200 saving per person on deals in March. They all include Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossing for car and passengers...


Great savings on March skiing

If you are looking for a March ski trip then here are some bargains to whet your whistle.  With savings of nearly £300 per person for a trip to the USA you might be tempted further afield as...


Last minute ski deals for 3rd March 2012

Here are some offers for last minute ski holidays, with arrivals on 3rd March, offering discounts of up to 45% off. If you are flexible where you go then there are bargains to be had, and with the fabulous...


Let the train take the strain

Have you tried the Eurostar overnight travel? If you fancy giving it a go then TUI have sent through some good deals including the travel by Eurostar. You may be worried about the time it takes but there...


March cheap ski getaways

All these great ski deals are self catering, with Eurotunnel Flexiplus crossing. Some of them are very basic apartments and others have spa facitilies included, the prices reflect what is on offer. ...


Up to 50% off ski holidays

Some great ski deals here, with reductions of up to 50% there are bargains to be had. With the fabulous snow conditions over in France they are pretty tempting from where I am sitting! See more deals 50%...


Try a smaller resort to save money

If you are still looking for that great bargain ski holiday, have you considered one of the smaller resorts in France? You can often save some considerable money, lift passes and ski hire are generally...


Last minute ski deals

There are some great deals coming our way, here are a selection from some of the big boys - Thomson Ski, Crystal and First Choice Ski. Please note all prices are per person for 7 nights and rooms based...


Ski Collection deals with Eurotunnel

Some great Easter deals here from Ski Collection, all these offers include Eurotunnel crossing with Flexiplus upgrade - save yourself the hassle of check-in at the airport...  See more deals   Easter...


Deals with Eurotunnel crossings

Driving to your ski destination seems to be getting more and more popular so those lovely people at Peak Retreats have put together some deals for March, including Eurotunnel crossings. There are some...


Chez Serre Chevalier deals

Those lovely people Duncan and Alison at Chez Serre Chevalier have sent us details of some great offers for their chalets. So with the snow conditions so amazing over in Europe it has to be worth checking...


Wipeout sale from Crystal

Still searching for a bargain ski holiday - then look no further. Crystal Ski have announced their 'Wipeout Sale' and there are some great deals in there, with holidays starting at £165.00!! ...


Erna Low deals departing 11th February 2012

Here are some good offers for the forthcoming half term, all departures on the 11th February 2012.  All include Eurotunnel Fleixplus crossing for your car and passengers. There are some really good...


Ski Collection deals, 24th January 2012

Ski Collection have sent us some deals to share with you, all with Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossings included. If you haven't tried skiing to resort yet it may be worth considering - particularly if you...


Peak Retreats deals, 24th January 2012

Peak Retreats have sent through their latest batch of ski deals, with dates upto the end of the season there are plenty to choose from. Reports of the snowfall across Europe will no doubt lead to a surge...


Erna Low weekly deals, 24th January 2012

Ski deals with about £50 off per person, these offers from Erna Low are for 4th and 11th February departure to some of our favourite resorts in France. All include Eurotunnel crossings with free...


Fish & Pips chalet late availability

We love these late availability alerts - for a few minutes we have a little dream about making the most of them ourselves instead of passing them on. After all, what are we doing next week that's so...


Ski deals, 17th January 2012

Here are a bunch of deals from the the TUI brands, Crystal, Thomson Ski & First Choice Ski.  With savings of upto £150 on ski holidays, all prices are per person for 7 nights and rooms based...


Peak Retreats deals,17th January 2012

Peak Retreats have sent their weekly deals through, with some late deals for January and some Easter prices. See more deals Last Minute Ski Deals Now £141pp (was £179pp) for 7 nights...


Erna Low weekly deals, 17th January 2012

Here are some tempting deals with upto 60% off accommodation from Erna Low - the snow over in Europe is too good to miss surely... See more deals   60% off accommodation price. La Tania, France:...


Ski Collection deals, 9th January 2012

There are some good deals here from Ski Collection, either for some January skiing or a bit later in the season during Easter. See more deals January Skiing. Now £252pp (was £308pp) for...


Erna Low weekly deals, 9th January 2012

Here is a roundup of the deals from Erna Low for this week... See more deals 40% off accommodation price. Puy St Vincent, France: £79 (reduced from £118) is the total price per person based...


Ski Collection deals, 4th January 2012

Here are a selection of January and Half Term deals from Ski Collection, remember Half Term gets very busy so grab a bargain while you can and treat the family to a fab week skiing. See more deals   January...


Good news from Peak Retreats

Peak Retreats have announced that although the French goverment have increased the VAT on lift passes they are offering lift passes at pre-increased prices, as well as including a discount.  Here...


Erna Low weekly deals, 2nd January 2012

Erna Low have these great deals on offer - so brush off those first day back to work blues by browsing and pick yourself a deal...See more deals   50% off accommodation price. Les Orres, France:...


Erna Low weekly deals, 21st December 2011

Erna Low have sent these ski drive deals through to tempt you onto the slopes... See more deals   35% off accommodation price. Puy St Vincent, France: £120 (reduced from £173) is the...


Ski deals for the next month

Here are some ski deals for January 2012 if you fancy a get away to cheer you up in the bleak month to come! See more deals Ski deals: prices are per person for 7 nights and rooms based on two sharing...


Peak Retreats deals for New Year

Here are some new deals for early 2012 with Peak Retreats. See more deals New Year Now £320pp (was £394pp) for 7 nights self-catering in the residence l’Adret Chantemerle in Serre...


Chalet in La Plagne for end of January

MadDogSki's Hannah has come across this flat for rent in Jan - it's a friend's timeshare. See more deals Located in the resort of La Plagne Bellcote, there is a lovely self catering flat available...


Deals for the Festive period, 2011

There are still some bargains to be had for the festive season coming up... See more deals Folgarida/Madonna di Campiglio, Italy Hotel Park (four-star), half board. Price per person & saving amount:...


Peak Retreats deals, 13th December 2011

Peak Retreats have some deals left for Christmas and the New year, but be quick... See more deals Christmas Now £226pp (was £386pp) for 7 nights self-catering in the residence Les Alpages...


Ski Collection deals, Christmas and New Year

Here are the latest deals for the festive period from Ski Collection. See more deals Christmas Now £335pp (was £437pp) for 7 nights self-catering in the 4 star residence Montsoleil –...


20% Christmas deals

Premiere Neige are offering 20% off all their remaining properties over the Christmas period in Sainte Foy. See more deals So if you are still not sure whether to go for a ski holiday over the festive...


Last-minute Christmas week deal in St Anton

Due to cancellation, Alpine Evolution has last minute availability in its boutique six person chalet, Der Alte Stadl, for just 1045 euros per person - a reduction of £230 per person based on normal...


Tirol deals, 7th December 2011

Those lovely people in Tirol have sent through some information on some great deals. With some good dumps of snow their season is well and truly under way...  See more deals If your budget won’t...


Ski deals for the next month

Here are some great ski deals for Austria, Spain and Italy...  See more deals Cervinia, Italy Hotel Petit Palais (three-star), all inclusive catering. Price per person & saving amount: £279...


Friday flights over Christmas with Inghams

Inghams have some great Friday flights over the holiday season, great news - gives you a day to settle in!  See more deals   FRIDAY FLIGHTS OVER THE FESTIVE SEASON WITH INGHAMS Inghams is...


Peak Retreats deals, 7th December 2011

Peak Retreats have sent us their latest great deals over the next month... See more deals Pre -Christmas Now £165pp (was £200pp) for 7 nights self-catering in the residence Le Grand Panorama...


Ski Collection deals, 7th December 2011

The latest pre-Christmas, Christmas and New Year deals from Ski Collection. See more deals Pre Christmas Now £280pp (was £387pp) for 7 nights self-catering in the 4 star residence Chalet...


Great ski deals, 29th November 2011

Some great deals here from some top tour operators for the festive period. Breaks in Canada, USA and Europe. See more deals Lake Louise, Canada – 11 nights (over Christmas and New Year!) The Fairmont...


Peak Retreats special offers

Peak Retreats have sent these great Christmas and New Year offers through, for full information and booking details visit their website or call them on 0844 576 0123. See more deals Christmas Now £293pp...


Christmas and January deals

Ski Collection have sent through some of their latest deals for Christmas 2011 and into January 2012 for full information on each deal goto their website or give them a call on  0844 576 0175 Christmas: Now...


Free ski/board carriage

Flybe have today announced savings of upto 40% on selected ski flights as well as free carriage for your skis and boards. So, if you are planning a trip it must be worth checking them out.  


Serre Chevalier deais

if you fancy trying the wonderful resort of Serre Chevalier, then maybe some of these offers will convince you: See more deals Le Hameau du Rocher Blanc 15% off all week bookings - must book by 30 Nov 2-10...


December and January deals from Inghams

A few fantastic deals on December and January departures from Inghams, the ski holiday specialists. See more deals DELIGHTFUL DOLOMITES - Was £579pp – Now £419pp – Save £105pp The...


December deals

Some deals for December from some of the top ski holiday specialists.See more deals Santa Adventure Package, Finland Iso-Syöte Cabin (three-star), self catering. Activities included: snowmobile...


Free Studio in Tignes

Fancy a ski break in Tignes from Sunday 8th to Saturday 14th January 2012 and want free accommodation ? All you have to do is buy 4 adult lift passes and you get the Studio for free... Tignes Reservations...


MadDogSki in Sport magazine

We've got a big old article coming up in the next issue of Sport magazine - the free paper that is distributed to commuters around the UK. We've written the ski special, putting in all of our favourite...


£40 off Westbeach jackets when you donate your old one - any brand! - to charity

Make a bit of space in your wardrobe, save a jacket from landfill, get money off a Westbeach jacket AND have Westbeach donate money to the British Heart Foundation on your behalf. Very good things, on...


Ski Collection deals, book before 30.11.11

Ski Collection have sent us some very tempting deals that might tempt you to book a Christmas or pre-Christmas getaway. All these deals must be booked before 30th November 2011 so, get your skates on......


Powder White deals for New Year

Powder White are offering free lift passes for all chalet holidays booked to Verbier for New Year week. And, an added bonus if you book before 15th November 2011 you will get an extra £250 off per...



Whistler discounted deals

Whistler Tourism are offering upto 36% discount on holidays booked with them before 14th Novvember 2011. There also give children free stay, ski, rent and shuttle ... and with the snow already falling...


MadDogSki at the NEC!

MadDogSki are back from our stand at the British Ski+Board Show, which was a roaring success in the Birmingham NEC last weekend. Heaps of people came to see us, to tell us their favourite resorts and get...


Fly to Japan for free

We must confess, MadDogSki has been lucky enough to ski in Japan, and it was everything we hoped it would be - featherlight powder unlike anywhere else in the world, sushi and noodle soup, hot saki for...


December deals

Here are some deals with some pretty good savings, for next month. There are various airport departures and all prices are per person for 7 nights and rooms based on two sharing (unless mentioned otherwise),...


Great deals from Momentum

Momentum Ski have just sent us these great deals through for Courmayeur in Italy for early next year, but there are only a few left so if you are tempted give them a call and get yourself booked. See more...


Discounts on Chatel lift pass

Chatel are offering 25% off season passes and 10% off passes of 3 days or more, for the coming season.  Just book online before 5th December 2011 to get this great offer.   


Les 2 Alpes opens tomorrow!

Les 2 Alpes's glacier is opening tomorrow, and there are a load of events lined up for the 22nd and 23rd October:   Enjoy the glacier Snowboard and skateboard contests, gear tests, the chance...


20% discount from Alp-Line

Alp-Line have a 20% discount on all transfers booked from now until 31st October 2011. Go to their website to book your transfer and take advantage of this offer.  


Chalets Direct - tempting deals

Chalets Direct have some great deals for pre-Christmas, Christmas and New Year. See more deals   With holidays from £285pp to Bulgaria, 25% of holidays in December and January to Les Menuires,indulgence...


Great Christmas deals

Those lovely people at Ski Collection have sent us a whole list of great deals, from a pre-Christmas get-away to Christmas and New Year deals. Go on, have a browse and head to the hills... See more deals Pre...


Deals form Directski.com

Those lovely poeple at Directski.com have come up with some lovely deals to tempt you with. You can almost smell the snow in the air as the season gets closer... 'Directski.com checks 1000's of...


Ski Collection for 2011/12 season

Ski Collection have launched their 2011/12 season programme, offering a bigger choice of 3 & 4 star accommodation. With nearly 40 resorts including popular places such as Flaine, Les Arcs, Val Thorens...


Ski Collection ski deals - 16th April 2011

Ski Collection have a couple of deals for this coming week, at high altitude so you can make the most of the spring skiing... The Mad Dog Team have just come back from Val Thorens, staying at one of Ski...


Flexiski April deals

Flexiski have some great deals for next week, with 3 nights in St Anton, fully catered starting at £390, or £225 Bed & Breakfast, Courchevel 3 nights from £360 Bed & Breakfast...


Anyone for Pimms?

Do you fancy a bit of luxury to end the ski season? A cheeky few days before the last of the snow is all gone for another year? Then check out the Hotel Saint Louis in Courchevel - they have some short...


Ski Collection ski deals - 2nd to 9th April 2011

Ski Collection, specialists in French resort ski holidays, have sent us their latest offers.  They run just before the school holidays start (for most) so get out there whilst it is still a bit quieter...See...


Ski Collection ski deals

Ski Collection have another list of ski deals for you to check out and tempt you over to France for a bit of spring skiing... See more deals £104 (was £148) per person for 7 nights self-catering...


Peak Retreats late deals

Peak Retreats have some great budget deals on offer - departing 26th March and 2nd April. See more deals   £55pp (was £82pp) for 7 nights self-catering in an apartment for 6 at ‘Le...


Ski Collection holiday deals

Ski Collection have some great deals to tempt you over to France for a bit of skiing, 19th - 26th March 2011: See more deals   £157 (was £196) per person for 7 nights self-catering in...


Courchevel 1850 offers

Flexiski are offering some great deals for a luxurious week or short break in the fabulous Courchevel 1850. Enjoy some VIP treatment in the Hotel Saint Louis, a ski in ski out right in the heart of 1850.   The...


Ski Weekender - self catered weekends

The Ski Weekender Lite self-catered weekend has been introduced by Ski Weekender to complement their fully catered packages for those on a tighter budget. Running from Thursday night to Monday evening...


Fancy a cheeky ski break before Christmas?

If the thought of too many relatives and Turkey is making you shudder then maybe a few days skiing before Christmas is what you need.  Check out this deal from Ski Weekender to La Clusaz or Le Grand...


15% off Redpoint Holidays

Redpoint Holidays are celebrating their 15th Birthday by offering you a 15% discount on a weeks skiing in February - 12th to 19th 2011. Prices from £560 per person with flights starting at...


A snow sure Christmas with Redpoint

Redpoint Holidays have some Christmas offers for you : Christmas in Austria is a magical experience. Each town and village organises their own Christmas markets and the streets are decorated with Christmas...


Ski deals for Christmas & the New Year

We are huge fans of Cervinia. It's all wide sunny motorway pistes, gorgeous and great value family-run mountain restaurants (Mad Dog's Hannah's belly still rumbles at the memory of a particularly...


'Credit Crunch' deals to Austria

Redpoint holidays are offering 'credit crunch' ski deals to Austria....here's what they had to say. With the economic situation hitting both skiers and travel companies hard, an Austrian based...


Great deals from Whistler

Peak Deals have some great offers for ski holidays to Whistler Blackcomb, check out their site for all the deals.  


Deals of the fortnight

Grab your longjohns and be gone by the weekend! Montgenevre, France from £330 7 nights in a catered chalet Departing 13/14 March 2010 Flights available from £110 per person (including...


Zenith Holidays - special offers

Zenith Holidays have weekly deals to tempt you to book your ski holiday, here are a selection: Offers w/c 16/11/2009 Chalet Louis, Alpe D'Huez Stay for 3 nights in this delightful chalet and,...



Learning to ski: Booking cheap flights in Europe

With my first ever ski holiday approaching fast, the time had come to start researching some cheap flights to Europe. I’ve always been under the impression that if you want a good flight deal, then...


Why the first week of the season is so good!

A little over a week before I board my flight to Geneva and I am at the stage of selecting an array of beanies and shopping for the cheapest thermals Primark has to offer. Once I’ve bought a vat...


Lift pass price comparison

A report this week compared lift pass prices in French ski resorts and the results pointed to bigger resorts offering better value for money. RelaxNews used the price of a 6-day pass and the skiable area...


Morzine, Les Gets and Portes du Soleil lift pass prices for Winter 2013

October is the month to buy your discounted lift passes for this coming winter season. Despite masses of investment in the ski lift infrastructure across the Portes du Soleil in recent years, the...


Free or cheap ski passes for winter 2013

Skiing on a budget? There are all sorts of great deals on ski passes, which will help take the sting out of your ski holiday this year. Here's a round-up of the best we've come across. If you...


Swiss travel deal - two-for-one

I'm a big fan of train travel in any country, but Switzerland really does make the most of it. The trains are gorgeous - often double decker, always clean and tidy and usually on time. And they've...


March and April drive ski deals

Some reasonable ski deals here from Peak Retreats. All have Flexiplus Eurotunnel crossing included and with possibly savings of up to £99 each for a week they deserve a look we reckon. See more deals Now...


Weekend warriors

Half term may be over, but there are still months of the ski season left, and record-breaking snow depths right across the wintery world. If ever a season warranted a sneaky off-peak weekend trip, it’s...


Get skiing in December or for Christmas

What could be better than skiing for Christmas? No sticky sofa lethargy, no inlaw-based dilemmas; get a catered chalet and you don't even have to think about the washing up! And what could feel more...


Jet2.com ski flights

Jet2.com have announced some great flights from Manchester, Belfast and Glasgow to the slopes for just £31.99, one way, including taxes. Leeds Bradford is just £21.99 to Geneva.   So...


Flexiski brochure 2011/12

Those lovely people at Flexiski have launched their brochure for 2011/12 season. They have added the wonderful resort of Zermatt to their list of holidays on offer.  You can view the brochure online....


Up & coming resorts

If you are thinking of a December ski holiday then have a look at Directline Skiing, they have a selection of offers for late 2011 and early 2012 season.  See more deals They reckon that Norway will...


Great deals in Les Gets & Morzine

Our lovely friends at Host Savoie, based in Morzine and Les Gets have some great deals on offer.  So let Andy and his team make your spring ski trip something special.  We stayed with them for...


Homeward bound

An overnight train to Paris, a day in Paris, one night in a hostel, the Eurostar to London, a fight from Heathrow, and my European adventure is over. Now I'm back in wonderful stormy Whistler, eating...



Discount ski pass for Chatel

Chatel Tourist Office are offering 25% discount on ski passes if purchased before 12th December 2010, taking the price of an adult pass from €451 down to €338, Junior/Senior from €397...


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