Air Canada

0871 220 1111 - UK reservations

Air Canada have flights from London Heathrow to Vancouver and Calgary. They have a generous baggage allowance and your skis/board can be included in your overall allowance. It is dependant on the flight you book so check restrictions at the time of booking.  

Air Transat

00 800 872 672 83
5959 Côte-Vertu Blvd. Montreal, Quebec H4S 2E6 Canada

Direct flights: Toronto from Glasgow, Manchester, London Gatwick, Dublin and Birmingham. Vancouver from Glasgow, Manchester and Gatwick Calgary from Glasgow, Manchester and Gatwick. They have free hold baggage upto 20kg and free ski/board carriage, just one piece of hand luggage, check at the time of booking.  

Balkan Holidays

0845 520 1260
Sofia House, 19 Conduit Street London W1S 2BH

Flights to Sofia from: East Midlands, Manchester, London Gatwick, Heathrow, Stanstead, Luton, Bristol and Newcastle Weight allowances will also vary so make sure you check at the time of booking. Check the cost of ski and snowboard carriage here.  

Bulgaria Air

+359 2 402 04 00

Bulgaria Air run flights from London Heathrow and London Gatwick to Sofia. They will charge you 20 euros for to take your skis and checked in baggage is free in all classes but Economy has a maximum weight of 23kg. One piece of hand luggage is allowed upto 10kg in weight. Check your baggage allowance before you fly.  


Good choice for children

0905 821 0905

Geneva from: Manchester, Luton, Gatwick, Belfast, Bristol and Edinburgh. Grenoble from: Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Stansted, London Gatwick, Luton, and Liverpool Munich from: Gatwick, Manchester, Luton and Edinburgh Basel from: Edinburgh, London Gatwick, Manchester and London Luton Innsbruck from: London Gatwick and Luton Salzburg from: Liverpool, London Gatwick, Bristol and London Luton.                                                                                          Zurich from: London Gatwick & Luton You can take one item of hand luggage on board regardless of weight as long as it is the right size. To take your sport luggage you will need to check it in...

First Luggage

Good choice for children

0800 0835503
First Luggage Ltd, Cedar House, Vine Lane, Hillingdon, UB10 0BX United Kingdom

First Luggage is a unique service that promises a door to door delivery service of your luggage and skis. Basically your luggage is collected from your home (or anywhere in the UK) and will arrive at your hotel/chalet destination before you do.  No more check in hassle at the airport, easy boarding with just your handbag/hand luggage.  Great for weekends or large parties where you usually end up waiting ages for the last suitcase to come off the carousel! However, this service does not come cheap - Ski boots -...


Good choice for children

0871 246 0000
Ryanair Corporate Head Office, Dublin Airport, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Ryanair do not fly to the usual ski destinations so make sure you can get a transfer to your resort before you book. Grenoble from: Dublin and Stansted Salzburg from:  Stansted and Dublin Turin from:  Dublin, Glasgow and Stansted. Milan Bergamo from: Bristol, Dublin, East Midlands, Stansted and Manchester Carcassonne from: Dublin, East Midlands, Glasgow, Liverpool and Stansted Check their extensive list of exclusions and fee structure at the time of booking.

Sky Work Airlines

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+44 (0)871 977 6088
SkyWork Travel Center, Aemmenmattstrasse 43 3123 Belp

This Swiss airline flies to and from London City and Southend to Berne twice a day with super convenient flight times especially if you’re planning a ski weekend. Baggage allowance is 15kg but you can also carry 8kg on as cabin baggage. Ski equipment will cost you an extra £35.00 each way. A great airline to use to get you to the slopes quickly with Wengen, Grindelwald and Muerren only about an hour away.

Swiss Air

0845 601 0956

Geneva from:  London City. Zurich from: Birmingham, Edinburgh, Gatwick, London City, Heathrow,  and Manchester Basel from:London City.  Booking Economy with Swiss Air affords you one piece of hand luggage, not exceeding 8kg, and 1 item of luggage, not exceeding 23kg. These amounts increase with Business (2 x 32kg) or First class (3 x 32kg).  Please check their regulations carefully at the time of booking.  

United Airlines

United Airlines, USA

London Heathrow and Manchester to Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles and Newark Hand baggage restrictions are one piece of hand luggage as well as a handbag or laptop bag. Check in baggage depends on each flight so be sure to check at the time of booking. You will also need to book your onward internal flight to Hayden for a quick transfer to resort, or look at hiring a car for the rest of the journey.

Wizz Air

Wizz Air Hungary Ltd. BUD International Airport Building 221, H-1185, Budapest

A low cost Hungarian airline. They run ski flights from London Luton and Bristol to Sofia.