Italy Ski Resorts Set to Open Next month with Limits on Lift Capacity

A decree has been signed looking forward to ski resorts operating from 15th October with an 80% capacity in cable cars and gondolas. Other rules will also be in place. It is the first ski nation to give a clear indication of what things may look like next season. NEW


Ski Holiday Bookings Surge as Travel Restrictions To Ease

Ski companies report a sharp rise in bookings following the government announcement that PCR Tests and Traffic Light System will be axed. New rules come into force in October.

Compulsory Health Passes Likely for French Ski Resorts Next Winter

The government is encouraging the introduction of passes for ski holidays in France this winter. Other ski nations in Europe have restrictions already operating or planned for the winter. UPDATED

PlanetSKI Has More Free Tickets to Snow Show to Give Away

We have been inundated with requests to extend the free ticket codes so we have negotiated a few more from the organisers. NEW

New for the Tirol Next Season

The Austrian ski area has 80 ski resorts with more than 3,000 kms of pistes. There’s fabulous skiing & snowboarding, delicious cuisine, and stunning scenery. See what’s new for this coming winter. UPDATED

US Athletes at Beijing 2022 Must Be Vaccinated

The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee has said that all athletes competing at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics must be vaccinated against Covid-19. NEW

September’s Skiing Snippets – See What Catches our Eye in the World of Snowsports…

– Woman Flies With Geese Over French Alps
– Fancy a job in the ski industry?
– Staff at USA Airport Must be Vaccinated
– Dusting of Snow in the Alps… LIVE

Dates & Venues for 2022 FWT Announced

The Spanish resort of Baqueira Beret in the Pyrenees kicks off the Freeride World Tour next January. Other familiar venues are there with the winners crowned in Verbier at the end of March.

Ski Resorts in Europe Start to Announce Opening Dates

The glacier ones are the first to open this month and then into October. A handful of resorts open in November with the vast majority then starting in December. We also look at the entry requirements in these Covid-19 times. UPDATED


Ski Holidays for 2021/22 Season

If you are thinking about booking a ski holiday for 2022, check out the latest offerings here including lift pass deals from Crystal Ski.
Plus more information on:
★  Booking your own hotel in the Isère region
★  Booking Contactless Chalets in France

Crystal Ski Holidays Says Next Season Could be a Bumper One

The UK’s largest ski operator details growing interest and which resorts are proving to be most popular for the season of 2021/22. It says sales are surging as optimism returns. Will it last?

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Contactless Chalets – The Shape of Things to Come?

Ski France is offering 50 so-called ‘Contactless Chalets’ across some of the major resorts in France. With Brexit rules on employing British staff and Covid-19 restrictions it is a new product on the market.

Where to Ski Next Winter: Norway

In our occasional series we are looking at areas to ski next winter that offer something a little bit different. Norway is one of our favourites – the Scandinavian country is most certainly not the Alps, but that’s good.

5 Family Resorts in the Tirol for Next Season

The Austrian ski region is full of quiet, uncrowded resorts.  Some you’ve probably never heard of. Let PlanetSKI be your guide to some of the best resorts to visit for a family trip next winter.

Top 5 Resorts In The Tirol for Powderhounds

With most of us turning our attention to next winter it’s time for PlanetSKI to help you decide where to go. If you love your freeriding, read on.

UK Sticker Needed to Drive to the Alps Next Winter

Gone is the more traditional GB sticker, and in comes a UK one. GB number plates will still be valid within the EU as long as drivers display a UK sticker on the rear of their vehicle.

Two Major European Ski Areas Join Ikon Pass

Dolomiti Superski in Italy and Kitzbühel in Austria join Zermatt in Switzerland on the pass offered by the US company, Alterra. It offers people 21 days in the Alps for the coming winter.

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