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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

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Here is a selection of the latest ski deals for some of Crystal’s most popular resorts where savings apply for Europe and Long Haul to Canada:

LATEST CRYSTAL OFFERS FOR EUROPE

The popular lift pass offer of Buy One, get One Half Price is back and available on all 2021/2022 European winter ski holidays, including short breaks.

Discounted lift passes and ski equipment can be purchased on the extras page on the Crystal website at an additional cost to the holiday package.

Borovets, Bulgaria 

Stay one week half board on holiday at  4★ Hotel Lion Borovets from £439 per person when booked online (based on two sharing) including flights from London Gatwick to Sofia and transfers (price given is for departure on 5th March 2022). Direct flights available from all major UK airports.

Click on link to book or visit Crystal Ski Holidays website or telephone Crystal Ski on 020 8610 3123.

Stay at 4★ Hotel Lion Borovets from £439 pp when booked online (Screenshot Image from Crystal Ski Website)

 

El Tarter, Andorra

Stay one week half board on holiday at the 4★ Euroski Mountain Resort, El Tarter from £524 per person when booked online (based on two sharing) including flights from Manchester to Toulouse-Blagnac and transfers (price given is for departure on 20th March 2022). Direct flights available from all major UK airports.

Click on link to book or visit Crystal Ski Holidays website or telephone Crystal Ski on 020 8610 3123.

Stay at 4★ Euroski Mountain Resort, El Tarter from £524 pp when booked online (Screenshot Image from Crystal Website)

 

CRYSTAL SAVINGS ON LONG HAUL TO CANADA

Long-haul skiers can enjoy savings up to £125 per booking on Canadian ski holidays with code CANADA (in capitals) with selected resorts in Jasper also offering 2-for-1 lift passes.

Jasper, Canada

Stay one week bed and breakfast on holiday at the 3Marmot Lodge from £851 per person when booked online (based on two sharing) including flights from Edinburgh to Calgary International and transfers (price given is for departure on 12th January 2022). Direct flights available from all major UK airports.

Click on link to book or visit Crystal Ski Holidays website or telephone Crystal Ski on 020 8610 3123.

Stay at 3★ Marmot Lodge from £851 pp when booked online (Screenshot Image from Crystal Website)

 

Banff, Canada

Stay one week half board on holiday at the 4★Banff Park Lodge from £542 per person when booked online (based on two sharing) including flights from London Heathrow to Calgary International and transfers (price given is for departure on 2nd February 2022). Direct flights available from all major UK airports.

Stay at 4★ Banff Park Lodge from £542 pp when booked online (Screenshot Image from Crystal Website)

Prices quoted are correct to the packages at the time of Crystal Ski Holidays issuing on 24/08/21. Prices provided are subject to change and have limited availability. Terms and conditions apply. 

Save up to £125 per booking on winter 2021-2022 holidays to Canada 

  • Save £75 per booking when you spend a minimum of £1500
  • Save £100 per booking when you spend a minimum of £2500
  • Save £125 per booking when you spend a minimum of £3500

Click on link to book or visit Crystal Ski Holidays website or telephone Crystal Ski on 020 8610 3123.

Book with confidence with Crystal Ski

Crystal Holiday Promise
Our holidays include flights, transfers and accommodation.
ATOL protected
You can book with confidence knowing your trip with Crystal is covered by ABTA and ATOL protection.
Low deposits
If the holiday you’re booking is more than 12 weeks away, and you’re flying with TUI Airways, you can secure it for only a £100pp deposit.
Easy to change
If you want to change your holiday dates or accommodation after you’ve booked, it’s easy to do by giving us a call. You can amend your booking for free up to 28 days before your departure date if you’re flying with TUI Airways (T&Cs apply).

buy 1 lift pass get one half price

Book Your Own Hotels…. Ski in the Isère Region

Stay at Pop Alp in Alpe d’Huez

Stay at the Pop Alp in Alpe d’Huez, a bright cheerful and colourful hotel displaying pop art from the 1960’s.

Its colourful balconies adorned with a hundred or so brightly coloured skis, is sure to put a smile on your face.

Even the hotel’s sign, in pop art style, is a twist on the Alpe d’Huez logo.

The 3★Hotel Pop Alp hotel is designed as an exhibition, it’s a contemporary art gallery with murals, sculptures and about 50 original paintings created especially for the hotel. Each of the 28 rooms is unique.

Book Direct with the Hotel: A week’s stay at the 3★ Hotel Pop Alp  costs from €120/£103 for two sharing on B&B board.

Book your own return direct flights from London Gatwick to Grenoble from £64 pp with easyJet. 

Book your transfer from Grenoble to Alpe d’Huez with BensBus from £40pp return.

3★ Pop Alp in Alpe d’Huez (Image provided by Heaven Publicity)

 

Stay at 3★ Alp’Auris Residence

The small ski area of Auris-en-Oisans is the departure point for the SATA lift company that plans to link Alpe d’Huez Grand Domain Ski and Les 2 Alpes in a few years, so this small resort is set to become popular.

Designed with an eco-friendly approach, the brand new piste side 3★ Alp’Auris Residence sits at an altitude of 1,600m in the heart of the resort of Auris, that is part of the Alpe d’Huez ski area.

With a magnificent south-facing aspect in the Grandes Rousses mountains, the residence looks out over the panorama of the Oisans peaks, the Meije and its glaciers.

The accommodation is well-equipped for four to eight people.

Guests will also find an indoor swimming area with a small and large pool, and a wellness area with a sauna and a hammam.

Stay One Week at the  3★ Alp’Auris Residence  from €416.50/£357 for four people sharing a two-bedroom apartment on a self-catering basis. Book direct with hotel on the link above.

Stay One Week at the 3★ Alp’Auris Residence from €416.50/£357 for four people sharing a two-bedroom apartment on a self-catering basis. Book direct with hotel. (Screenshot Image of booking site)

New Base Camp Lodge Hostel in Les 2 Alpes

Skiing becomes even more affordable as a second hostel prepares to open in Les 2 Alpes.

The Base Camp Lodge, will occupy the former Hôtel des Champions and comprises 30 rooms varying in size.

From shared rooms (max. 10 people) to en-suite double/twin rooms, a master suite or a 40m² family suite.

The style and décor combines Alpine touches of wood with sleek metal finished with a sprinkle of pioneer spirit.

It is complemented with a restaurant serving vegan, vegetarian, Alpine and meat dishes.

There’s also a fitness room, sauna and ski room.

The Base Camp Lodge is due to open on 10 December 2021 Book your stay Here.

Stay One Week at the basecamplodge  from £326 pp for a single bed in a 10 bed dormitory room with three shared showers.

Screenshot of new hostel in Les2Alpes – Base Camp Lodge (Screenshot image of Base Camp Lodge website)

CONTACTLESS CHALETS

With Covid-19 in mind, contactless chalets can be an appealing option for skiers.

Contactless chalets can be booked through the Ski France web site and selected Ski Agents, including SNO and Ski Solutions (see below), are also offering the product.

Ski France has been specialising in holidays throughout France since 1988.

With 58 mountain destinations Ski France claims to offer great value holiday options that cater for all styles and budgets.

For peace of mind, Ski France has a free cancellation policy – for more information, please look at the Book With Confidence charter.

BOOK YOUR OWN….

CONTACTLESS CHALETS WITH SKI FRANCE

We’ve pulled together a list of Contactless Chalets across the French Alps that you can book direct with Ski France .

Prices do not include flights, transfers, ski equipment or lift passes.

However, with ample parking opportunities, guests can easily pile into a car, cross to France via ferry or the Eurotunnel before driving to the Alps.

Best for…

…youngsters:

Chalet Elliot East, La Tania
Families with small children will find Chalet Elliot East an ideal place to stay.

Nestled in La Tania, that sits between Méribel and Courchevel, part of the vast 3Valleys ski area, the Classic chalet is spread over two floors, with four bedrooms (sleeping up to eight guests) it has a traditional log cabin feel.

Approximately 200m from the piste and lift.

For those wishing to drive to France, there is a parking space in front of the chalet so it’s easy to get everything (and everyone) in and out.

Ski France also has three other chalets situated on the same road, making it the perfect option for extra friends and families. Plus, Chalet Elliot West is joined to Chalet Elliot East by a connecting door, that can be unlocked for larger groups wanting to spend their holiday together.

Stay One Week from £5,899 total and includes Contactless Catering Chalet Service.

…teenagers:

Chalet Mariefleur, Méribel
For the older more independent children, Chalet Mariefleur is a short walk, or a free bus ride, from the village centre.

As part of the 3Valleys, Meribel offers extensive pistes to explore for adventurous skiers and snowboarders.

The Premium chalet, set over four floors, has five bedrooms (sleeping up to 11 guests), a stylish living space and welcoming kitchen.

Teenagers can make use of the games room with its own billiards table or chill in front of the large flat screen television in the TV room, and parents can enjoy some peace and quiet in the sauna and hammam after a fun day on the slopes.

The free shuttle bus stops roughly 100 metres from the chalet, for a short journey to the lift station.

Families can also make use of the parking space in front of the chalet for easy unloading and loading or enjoy the ease of a Ski France private transfer from the airport.

Stay One Week, during the school holidays, from £16,729 total and includes Contactless Catering Chalet Service.

…a getaway:

Chalet Inuit, Val d’Isère
Tucked into the scenic Chemin du Petit Alaska, the Premium Chalet Inuit (sleeps up to 12 guests) fuses traditional craftmanship with modern design.

The nearest pistes are a five-minute drive away, and the vibrant town centre is even closer; an easy distance with Ski France’s complimentary driver service.

Guests can fully wind down in the spa area, that offers Jacuzzi, sauna and rain shower.

Chalet Inuit is also ideal for an early-or-late season escape, due to Val d’Isère’s high altitude, north-facing slopes, and top snow-making facilities.
Stay One Week from £9,199 total and includes Contactless Catering Chalet Service.

…après ski:

Chalet Lou Traves, Méribel
Visitors can walk to the centre of Méribel in less than 10 minutes or remaining closer to the chalet they can head to the popular bars of Brewer’s Den or O’Sullivans, only a short walk from the front door.

Located in the Mussillon district of Méribel, Classic Chalet Lou Traves serves as a great base for families and friends wanting to explore all that Méribel has to offer.

In addition to the eight bedrooms (sleeps up to 15 guests), visitors can make the most of the sauna, terrace with outdoor hot tub and an open fireplace.

Stay One week from £8,099 total and includes Contactless Catering Chalet Service.

…ski-in, ski-out:

Chalet Cascade, Val d’Isère
Situated right on the Santon piste, Classic Chalet Cascades is ideal for those seeking a ski-in, ski-out experience.

It’s also a 10-minute walk away from the town centre for bars, shops, and restaurants.

It offers six bedrooms (sleep up to 11 guests), open plan living area and games room, with a pool table, plus sauna, spa area, hammam and outdoor Jacuzzi.

Val d’Isère offers skiers and snowboarders 300 km of pistes and plenty of off piste to explore.
Stay One Week from £7,499 total and includes Contactless Catering Chalet Service.

…early season:

Chalet Alpinium 1, Tignes
With its high altitude and incredible snow-making facilities, Tignes is one of the best resorts for an early-season ski holiday.

Sat right on the edge of the piste, on the Chemin des Boisses, in the quiet village of Tignes 1800, Premium Chalet Alpinium 1 is a high-spec. seven bedroom abode (sleeping up to 14 guests) featuring a blend of modern and traditional design.

Occupying four floors, with stairs – or a lift – for access, Alpinium 1 is bright and airy with floor-to-ceiling windows from which guests can admire the spectacular mountain views.

The chalet has a ski and boot room, open plan kitchen and dining area, warming fireplace, Scandinavian hot tub on the terrace, and a sauna on the lower ground floor.

For those arriving by car, there is parking available on the road outside.
Stay One Week from £9,299 total and includes Contactless Catering Chalet Service.

…activities:

Chalet La Ferme, Alpe d’Huez
Home to 250 km of sunny ski slopes, Alpe d’Huez is also renowned for its non-ski activities, including ice skating, snow shoeing, dog sledding, visiting an ice cave and the Alpine Coaster (small cart on rails).

Located next to the main ski lifts, plus a 10-minute walk from the town, Premium Chalet La Ferme is well located to enjoy all the resort has to offer.

The chalet has five en-suite bedrooms (sleeping up to 10 guests), a dining and living space with a stone fireplace and a spacious fully equipped kitchen, a sauna and hot tub or sit back and relax on the balcony overlooking the glistening mountains.
Stay One Week from £8,299 total and includes Contactless Catering Chalet Service.

…views, especially those from the hot tub:

Chalet Arosa, Val d’Isère
Set on the cusp of the main village of Val d’Isère, self-catered Chalet Arosa sleeps up to 10 guests in five en-suite bedrooms.

Spread across four floors, the main living area can be found at the top of the building with large windows to the west and south delivering incredible views of the resort and huge amounts of sun inside.

Sumptuous sofas arranged in front of the crackling wood burner offer the perfect place to chill after a day on the slopes, while a rustic, oak table seats everyone and is located next to the open-plan fully equipped kitchen.

Head through the large, French doors onto the decked balcony and sink into the hot tub whilst soaking up the view.
Stay One Week from £7,899 total and includes Contactless Catering Chalet Service.

Ski Holidays with Ski Solutions

For those looking to book a ski trip in 2021, Ski Solutions has a fantastic range of options available to meet each skier’s needs. (Click on any of the links below to take you through to the Ski Solutions website).

Alternatively you can download the 84 page Ski Solutions Digital Guide from this link.

Ski Solutions Digital Winter Guide 2021/2022

 

★  Self-Drive Ski Holidays

This year has seen an increased interest in self-drive holidays and one of the benefits of skiing is that the Alps are easily accessible by car, enabling holidaymakers to pack up their car and drive in the comfort and safety of their own space to the Alps.

This minimises contact with others and is also a more cost-effective way of travelling in a group.

New for this season, Ski Solutions has launched self-drive ski holidays, making it easier than ever for skiers to book their next self-drive holiday.

★  Self-Catered Accommodation

There are many options for self-catered accommodation in ski resorts, which are ideal for families or groups of friends looking for more privacy.

Follow this link to Ski Solutions self-catered accommodation on offer from luxurious apartments with swimming pools and fully-equipped spacious kitchens, to simple mountain bases that are geared up to offer clients the best ski-in ski-out location in resort at the lowest price.

★  Self-Drive, All-In Holiday Packages

For the ultimate self-contained holiday, holidaymakers can choose to book one of Ski Solutions’ self-drive, all-in holiday packages that includes Eurotunnel crossing, self-catered accommodation, full area lift pass, silver ski & boot hire, and three day Huski catering starter pack including, breakfast, afternoon tea, evening meals, wine and a bottle of local sparkling wine.

To reassure clients booking ski holidays for this season, Ski Solutions has introduced flexible booking policy for all tailor-made hotel holidays. This includes reduced deposits where available. Clients can also enjoy the ease of changing their travel plans – when and where they go with no amendment fees up until 12 weeks before departure.

Ski Solutions is also ABTA and ATOL bonded so clients booking with Ski Solutions this season can do so with confidence. For clients who have any queries about what skiing may look like this season with new restrictions, Ski Solutions has created a dedicated Coronavirus advice page on its website which is continually updated and can help answer any key questions customers may have about travelling this winter season and what the experience in resort might be like.

covid 19 will pass - the mountains will be waiting

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