Superb Conditions in the Alps

Cold temperatures and more snowfall in the Alps are turning January into a great month for skiing and snowboarding. There’s also snow in the Pyrenees, while parts of North America and Scandinavia are continuing to deliver the goods.  UPDATED


PlanetSKI Readers Get HUGE Discounts on Ski & Snowboard Rentals with Intersport

Intersport has over 700 ski hire shops across the Alps. With the special PlanetSKI discount code rent award-winning skis & snowboards at fabulous prices.

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* HUGE discounts on ski and snowboard hire.
* 5% discount with Ski Lifts on all airport transfers NEW


Lindsey Vonn Races the Hahnenkamm – at Night

The legendary retired ski racer, Lindsey Vonn, has put her skis back on to become the first woman to ski the infamous Kitzbühel downhill course – and the first to dare to take on the Streif at night.

Staying in Le Chable to Access Verbier & the 4 Vallees in Switzerland

It used to be a place you passed through to get to Verbier. Not anymore as the village down the valley becomes increasingly popular for a variety of reasons. PlanetSKI has been seeing what the fuss is about.

‘Chalet Owners’ Offers Some of the Best Chalets in the Alps

Looking to book your next luxury ski chalet? You could do worse than take a look at Chalet Owners, a curated collection of luxury chalets and apartments aimed at the discerning skier.

Why Ski in Italy?

What have the Romans ever given us? If you’ve seen the satirical sketch from Monty Python’s Life of Brian, you’ll know the answer is quite a lot.  The same can be said for the Italians and their ski resorts.

Alpine Fleet – the New Transfer Service from Geneva

Airport transfers to the Alps have often involved either costly private transfers or cheaper but less flexible and far longer, shared bus transfers. Alpine Fleet plans to shake things up.

Absolutely Snow – The One Stop Holiday Shop

Are you stuck in a rut when it comes to ski holidays, lacking inspiration for which country and which kind of accommodation to choose? Absolutely Snow claims it can help.

Skiing in Norway

The Scandinavian country is seeing an increasing number of British skiers. It offers a somewhat different winter experience. We look at what the country offers with Norway – Home of Skiing. There’s the skiing, and then the rest…

Pierre & Vacances Offers Sunday to Sunday Option

Saturday traffic delays, sky-high flight costs and fully-booked ferries or trains could soon be a thing of the past for UK families booking with the self-catered specialist, Pierre & Vacances. 

PlanetSKI Gear Reviews: Winter 22/23

In the first of a sporadic series of gear reviews over the winter our gear editor Alf Alderson checks out a few skiing essentials.

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PlanetSKI is hard at work doing research on the latest leg of our Canada bucket list ski trip.

How comfortable the deck chairs are is important after all.

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Fancy Going to Lapland Next Winter?

There’s the Aurora Borealis to see, a visit to meet Santa and learn-to-ski or snowboard packages on offer from Iglu Ski. NEW

Crystal Ski Holidays’ Guides for Beginners and Families Launched

The UK’s largest ski tour operator is offering advice for beginners and families.  If this describes you then you may want to take a look at advice from the experts.

Park City, Utah: One of the Great US Ski Towns

It is a favourite of ours at PlanetSKI. It gives access to some of the best ski resorts in Utah and has an atmosphere all of its own. We look back at some of PlanetSKI’s past visits.

Thinking of Skiing in Austria This Coming Winter?

We have asked the Austrian National Tourist Office to tells us about its attractions – new and old.

Crystal Ski Holidays Heads to Japan

The UK’s largest ski operator has unveiled Japan as a new destination, with holidays this winter to the resort of Niseko from December 10th to April 2nd.

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