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The snow train's-a coming and here we update our rolling article with the best ski offers out there for you so you need not look any further... UPDATED



The first snow fell in the Alps a few months back and it's on its way again now...

Take a look here: Snow is on its way to the Alps

Cause to celebrate!

By booking that ski trip?

PlanetSKI has keeping a close eye on the best ski deals out these for the coming season as chalet companies, tour operators and travel agencies offer up their best discounts.

And we've collected them here with one a day.

So, let's get stuck in:


Up to 50% off chalet holidays for dates in December and January.

Including Christmas and New Year dates!

These prices start from just £405 for a catered chalet including flights, transfers and accommodation.

An example?

Chalet Lores in Val d'Isere - departing on the 29th December - has 50% off = saving of £725pp.

Whole Chalets Available:

  • Resorts: Alpe D'Huez, Courchevel, La Plagne, Lech, Les Arcs, Les Deux Alpes, Meribel, St Anton, Tignes, Val d'Isere, Val Thorens
  • When: Select departure dates in December and January
  • Included: Flights, accommodation, transfers and chalet catering
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Up to 50% off chalet holidays for 1st week of the season.

December 15th offers:

La Tania for £299 - price includes seven nights accommodation, airport transfers and six days catered service.

Ski les Les Arcs for now just £399pp at chalet Sermoz.

There's a whole range of chalets available in Les Menuires from £299pp.

Ski Amis early season skiing offersSki Amis - early season skiing offers

Christmas week is also on sale.

Experience Christmas dinner, mince pies, mulled wine and even get a glimpse of Santa on the slopes in the white mountains.

Start your holiday on 22nd December with spaces in chalets available in the resorts of Les Menires, La Plagne and La Tania.

Prices start from £499pp - there's even a free kids ski pass offer in La Plagne.
If you're looking a little further ahead, get in on one of these Spring featured deals:

Ski Amis - early season skiing offersSki Amis' early season skiing offers


Don't miss out on early booking discounts in the French Alps with Erna Low.

Many offers are due to end on 31st October. 

Top pick for high quality, ski in/ski out self-catered apartments is Les Granges du Soleil in La Plagne.

Les Grange du Soleil has an onsite indoor swimming pool, spa facilities and a restaurant with sunny terrace for end-of-day (or just day-time) relaxation.

Save 10% on Christmas week and book a self-drive package for a great value family holiday. 

Book 22nd December for 7 nights in a two bedroom apartment that sleeps 4/6 people.

Costs £559pp and includes Eurotunnel Flexiplus crossing.


Cosy up to a great deal this winter.

£100 off 100 different ski accommodations with Crystal Ski.

The deal is live up to the end of 5th November.

Find out which hotels and chalets here:

Crystal SkiCrystal Ski


Ski in Les Arcs this December and celebrate the 10th anniversary of Les Arcs Film Festival.

A seven-night self-catered stay at Arc 1950 Le Village is priced from £581 per studio apartment (sleeps two), arriving 15th December, 2018.

Ruben Östlund - the award-winning Swedish director, whose most recent film The Square won the Palme d'Or in Cannes - is president of the 2018 Jury.

Visitors to Les Arcs can enjoy fantastic cinema in a pretty special setting, plus concerts, DJ sets, parties and ski races.

Aside from the festival don't forget there's the huge Paradiski ski area to explore, the second biggest linked ski area in the world.

Each apartment has a kitchenette and living area, and the residence has frour outdoor pools as well as the Deep Nature ® spa.

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Last chance to save up to £100 pp this January in St. Anton in the Austrian Tirol.

Book by 31 October:

VIP SKI's stylish Haus Gamskar in the traditional resort of St. Anton provides guests with ultimate sophistication for the modern-day skier.

There are four bedrooms sleeping upto nine, so perfect for a group of friends or big family.

St. Anton's renowned night life is near to the residence, with the famous Tom Dooley's Bar just next door but one, whilst those who would prefer to relax after their day on the slopes can unwind in the comfort of this elegant VIP SKI chalet.

There are flat-screen TVs in every bedroom, a music system, Wi-Fi and a resort film and board games library which will keep everyone busy.

Dedicated chalet hosts will provide welcome champagne and canapes, wake up drinks and VIP catering including indulgent three-course evening meals.

A seven-night stay, arriving 6th January 2019, is priced from £1,189pp (down from £1,289 pp, saving £100 pp).

Price includes return flights from London Gatwick, transfers and chalet-board accommodation.

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£100 off 100 different accommodations.

It's as simple as that.

So we've picked just one here, you'll have to visit the site for the other 99...

Ski Soll in Austria in one of these three cool hotels:

  • Hotel Rubin for £585
  • Hotel Postwirt for £703pp
  • Hotel Galsleit for £589

And as the SkiWelt ski area is such a favourite among families see what other deals are combined with this one:

Kids Ski Free:

  • Free area lift pass for children when an accompanying adult pre-books the same pass - Available for departures on 11 and 18 March 2017
  • Free ski and boot hire for one child when two adults pre-book the same
  • Free tuition for one child when two adults pre-book the same
  • Free helmet for children when pre-booking skis and boots

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30% off New Year skiing:
Start the new year off the right way.

There's also 30% off at Easter, if you need a little more prep time:

Chalet Morgane at Easter week 2019 is just £459pp (down from £659)

The catered chalet sleeps 12 and has an outdoor hot-tub, close to the ski lifts and village centre. 

Chalet MorganeChalet Morgane, La Tania

Ski AmisSki Amis


New Year week special offer!

29th December - 5th Januaryin Chalet Flocon des Neiges, Reberty Village, Les Menuires.

Part of Les3Vallees ski area it's high altitude, resort sitting at 2,000m, and ski-in ski-out property.

The chalet has Michelin-trained chefs delivering excellent fine dining food for your New Year week!

€1,625pp from €1,775pp, saving €150.

Whole chalet price for exclusive use: €24,375
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We've been posting about their top deals the past few weeks - and now it's crunch time.

Tomorrow, 12th October, is the last day to big with this big savings. Some holidays include a discount of £600+

Here's an example of one in Colorado, USA.

Chalet Gleneagles in Vail sleeps up to 9 and costs from £984pp.

This price includes flights, transfers, 7 nights accommodaiton, breakfast, afternoon tea, four-course evening meals on 5 nights and free wine and beer with dinner.

Or if you are thinking Europe save £300 on Christmas week in St Anton.

The sale means you can pay £709pp to celebrate in this epic ski town, staying at Chalet Baren.

This place sleeps up to 23 - a mass exodus for Christmas.

Leave on 22nd December and have Christmas sorted with flights, transfers, 7 nights accommodation, breakfast, four-course evening meals and wine & beer included.

Act soon!

Visit the deals page here: Skiworld

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Chalet offers:

There are ski pass deals for grabs.

It's 'buy-one-get-a-second-for-£50' on ski passes for Christmas and New Year chalet breaks.

Stay in Chalet Pregentil, which sleeps 14/15 people, for £7547 (£539pp) on the ski week commencing 15th December.

January sales mean free equipment when booking a catered chalet, but you gotta move quick - these promos are expiring soon.

There are also 20% off apartments in Deux Alpes to Risoul & Serre Chevalier...

Check the special offers out here:
Chalet Pregentil, Alpe d'HuezChalet Pregentil, Alpe d'Huez

Zenith's short breaks:

Can't make a week? Book a January 3-nighter from £203pp.

5th January, 2019 book up Residence Le Hameau du Rocher Blanc in Serre Chevalier for £812 for your gang.

It's when everyone'll need a break.

Residence Le Hameau du Rocher BlancResidence Le Hameau du Rocher Blanc


These guys have 15% off accommodation in Tignes during January at the residence Altaviva.

It's brand new ski-in, ski-out apartments  in Tignes 1800.

There's an indoor pool, a spa and a restaurant with a south facing terrace for sunny lunches and apres. 

Book a self-drive package - with an option to upgrade to Eurotunnel Flexiplus - from £243pp.

7 nights from 5th January 19, book by 31st October.

Altaviva, TignesAltaviva, Tignes


Ski in Flaine, France this winter and save more than 20% with P&V, celebrating 50 years of the resort.

A seven-night self-catered stay, arriving 12th January 2019, is priced from £767 for a one-bedroom apartment that sleeps four (down from £991 saving 23%).

The 5* 'Premium Residence' Les Terrasses d'Hélios are high-end ski-in, ski-out self-catered apartments, which all have access to an indoor pool and a Deep Nature® spa with a sauna and a hammam. 

Officially opened in 1969, Flaine - part of Le Grand Massif ski area - is home to great snow and skiing, as well as listed buildings and an open-air museum.

As well as being part of the fifth larget ski area in France, visitors should try cross-country skiing, dog-sledding and have a go on a snow-scooter for the full winter escape.
Les Terrasses d'HeliosLes Terrasses d'Helios

FlaineLes Terrasses d'Helios


Save 40% on a Norway ski holiday, if you book by 10th October.

Stay at the 4* Geilolia Forest Cabins in Geilo, Norway, and enjoy a Flåm add-on, with Ski Safari.

These cabins are the ultimate alpine retreat, hidden among the trees.

The ski resort of Gelio is located next to Norway's largest national park, with first-class snow conditions and is especially for beginners and families.

The holiday includes flights and an incredible transfer to resort on the world-famous Oslo-Bergen railway, as well as the option for a night in the gorgeous village of Flåm for just £99pp.

A seven-night self-catered stay, departing 13th January 2019, now costs £515pp.

Book by 10 October 2018 to get this 40% discount.

Geilolia Forest CabinsGeilolia Forest Cabins


Flash Sale!

Save up to £400pp on select European chalets.

Dates include Christmas, New Year and 12th January 2019.

Prices as low as £499pp including flights, chalet board and transfers.

One of the best deals we have seen is 7 nights in catered Chalet Chanterelle in La Plagne, departing on the 22nd December 2018.

This was £899pp and is now £599pp, saving a massive £300pp.

Save up to £100 per person on selected European self-catering apartments.

Dates include Christmas, New Year, 19th January, 26th January and 9th March.

Prices as low as £268pp, including flights and transfers.

Madeleine Chalet in Val d'IsereMadeleine Chalet in Val d'Isere

North America dreaming?

Save up to £600 per person on Gleneagles and Victoria chalets in the USA.

Dates include all remaining chalets in December and January.

Prices from £999pp, including flights, chalet board and transfers.

Save £500pp with the catered Chalet Victoria in Breckenridge for 14 nights, departing on the 16th January 2019.

- Was £1,902pp, now £1,402pp. 

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Free kids at New Year - or rather your kiddo goes free...

Stay at the gorgeous Hotel Theodul in Lech, Austria and when 2 adults pay, one child stays for free and a second can go for half price.

Hotel Theodul, LechHotel Theodul, Lech

We have a Planetski exclusive!

Double saver week with VIP SKI means £200 off the Lugano Suite in La Plagne.

This deal stands for all January departure dates.

This price: £1,154 down to £954pp with the offer valid until 31st October.


The company specialising in luxury accommodation is also offering you another luxury.

Free childcare in January.

Nannies are enthusiastic, qualified and caring. They'll come to your chalet, look after the children, waft them effortlessly from pyjamas to piste if required, and allow you to get on with what you came for.

This top offer is across all 10 of the VIP SKI resorts.

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Mountain Heaven

Here are three new ones to get you booking soon:

Ski La Rosiere, France this side of Christmas on 15th December and get BOGOF (buy-one-get-one-free) on all adult, child and senior lift passes (excl. family passes) when staying at The Penthouse, Epilobe or Valariane.

Stay from 23rd March, 2019 in Chalet Boule de Neige for your BOGOF offer on La Plagne passes.

Chalet Vallon Blanc in La Tania is offering 20% off the whole chalet booking if made between the 1st October to 31st October.

Oh go on then, we'll throw in one more:

Self-catered chalets in Grimentz have 20% off all remaining January dates (valid the 1st October to 31st October only).

Chalet Epilobe, La RosiereChalet Epilobe, La Rosiere. This place AND a lift pass deal? Steal...


... has reminded us of its top 5 deals - with only 3 days left to book and get your piece of these mega discounts.

Save £200 per couple on Whistler holidays and pay £943pp.
Book a holiday of 10 nights or more to Whistler, Canada and bag yourself a saving of £100pp.

Free Lift Passes
With a saving of up to £265pp. Pick up a free lift pass with chalet holidays in France and Austria.

That's chalet board, accommodation, flights, transfers and 6 day lift pass from as low as £899pp
  • Offer: Free lift pass for select resorts during Christmas and New Year departure dates
  • Resorts: Mayrhofen, St Anton, La Plagne, Le Arcs - Peisey, Les Deux Alpes, Meribel, Tignes, Val Thorens and Val d'Isère 
  • When: Departure dates on 22nd December, 2018 and 29th December, 2018
Save £400 per couple on USA chalets
A saving of £200pp on chalets in Breckenridge and Vail - take your catered chalet experience to the USA...

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Ski All-In December & January
What does this mean?
  • Return flights & transfers to resort
  • Chalet accommodation
  • Continental breakfast on 7 days, with hot options provided by our hosts on 5 days
  • Afternoon tea and 3 or 4 course evening meals on 5 nights in chalets, and 6 nights in lodges
  • Unlimited wine with dinner in chalets
  • Lift pass
  • Ski/board and boot hire of any level to suit you (or ski carriage on flight)
Save £50pp on Whole Chalet Discount
Book out a whole chalet and save £50 per head with the whole chalet discount

3 days to go...3 days to go...

Ski Solutions

Just released are the tour operator's Ski Sunday Deals.

What have caught our eye are the decent deals for saving on lift-passes this winter:

La Plagne ski passes are going for FREE over New Year.

Espace Killy passes - that's the huge area of Val d'Isere and Tignes - are going for buy one get one free througout the season.

Or, with select Ski Solutions accommodation, lift passes for Espace Killy are completely FREE over Christmas and New Year - now that is a handy saving at a prime and popular time to ski.

There's also 2-for-1 ski or board hire when prebooking lift passes for Espace Killy.

Ski Val d'Isere and TignesSki Val d'Isere and Tignes

Is that enough to go on?

If not, then consider two free nights in Crans Montana, saving up to £560pp.
Stay here at the Crans Ambassador for a huge discountStay here at the 5* Crans Ambassador for a huge discount

Erna Low

Erna Low has a special offer on these luxury apartments in Avoriaz, France, saving £500 at February Half Term.

2 bedroom apartments sleeping up to 6 people at L'Amara residence costs £4,521 per apartment.

The date - 16th February for 7 nights.

Avoriaz is a great choice for a half term family ski holiday, with easy access from Geneva airport and one of the shorter drive times from Calais. 

The village is car-free and all the accommodation is ski in / ski out.

L'Amara is a top end self catering option for families with pool, Deep Nature Spa and creche on site.
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L'Amara, AvoriazL'Amara, Avoriaz


Save 26% at 3* Residence Le Quartz in Belle Plagne.

Belle Plagne, part of La Plagne, is in the huge Paradiski area with more than 400km of piste and links to Les Arcs resort.

The Residence Le Quartz is found in a quiet area at the foot of the Belle Plagne slopes, complete with a private balcony from which to enjoy the views.

Priced at £173.20pp (£346.40 per studio down from £465.75 - a saving of 26%) for a seven-night self-catered stay that sleeps up to two people.

Arriving 14th December, 2018.
Ski Residence Le Quartz, Belle PlagneSki Residence Le Quartz, Belle Plagne

Ski Residence Le Quartz, Belle PlagneSki Residence Le Quartz, Belle Plagne


Crystal Ski has a 2 for 1 lift pass offer

This offer is for all European destinations on the books at Crystal Ski - and it ends 1st October, so get in soon!
  • Cervinia - save up to £272
  • Val d'Isere - save up to £281
  •  Zermatt - save up to £380
When you buy 2 adult lift passes.

It's that simple.

Get your piece of the lift pass action here:


The France ski specialist Erna Low has released discounts for skiing early in the season in Val Thorens.

Escape to the mountains the week before Christmas on a self-drive package, staying at the 4* Le Hameau du Kashmir residence for £379pp.

It's Europe's highest resort, so the skiing is bound to be among the best in December, and of course there's access to the huge Les3Vallees ski area.

PlanetSKI has actually started the season there for the past few years in late November as the conditions have been super.

This self-drive package arriving on 15th December includes seven nights in the hotel and Eurotunnel Flexiplus crossing, and a 10% discount (based on 4 sharing a 2 bedroom apartment, if booking by 30th October, 2018).


For what's new in Val Thorens this season:


Not much more to say on the below...

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Enjoy free 6-day lift passes to ski resorts across Europe during Christmas and New Year.

Prices start at £915pp for a catered chalet and transport (and of course the lift pass).

There's only 250 passes available so book pronto!

To get the pass simply add the lift pass to your booking at "Ski Essentials" and the discount will be automatically added.

If you're looking for something a little different this season, how about an experience with our pals Ski Solutions:

Or if you are going to go for it this winter, and are wanting something luxury, take a peek at these new super 5* hotels dotted around the best destinations in the Alps:


Here are a collection of deals from the French ski holiday company up for grabs if booking before 26th September:

Arc 1950

€895 from €1,154 - a 22% discount.

7 nights from Friday 14th December to Fridat 21st December, 2018.

Arc 1950 is a 5* pedestrianised holiday vilage with Mont Blanc views.

About the residence, Le Village:

  • Direct access to the ski slopes
  • A 5-star residence offering spacious, tastefully decorated apartments
  • A magnificent Deep Nature ® spa with a heated swimming pool
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Over in Flaine there's the premium residence, Les Terrasses d'Eos with a 23% discount on the regular cost:

Prices start from €772, reduced from €1,001pp.

That's 7 nights from Saturday 15th December to Saturday 22nd December, 2018.

The residence:

  • A luxurious 5-star residence with outdoor heated swimming pool and whirlpool
  • The Deep Nature® Spa is a few minutes walk away from the residence
  • Ski-in, ski-out
  • Set in a spruce forest with stunning views over the valley
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Here's one of Pierre & Vacance's best deals, if you're looking for an early, low-cost ski holiday:

Les 2 Alpes

For a quiet break at the optimum time at the start of January, take a look at Les 2 Alpes.

At Residences Les 2 Alpes, prices start from €231 (Reduced from €288) for 7 nights.

The dates: Sunday 6th January to Sunday 13th January, 2019.

The residence & Les 2 Alpes:

  • A revitalising, sunny resort at the foot of Europe's biggest skiable glacier
  • The accommodation is located in a quiet, family friendly area
  • Near the lifts to the glacier
  • Fitness centre nearby: sauna, hammam, whirlpools 
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We've chosen just three options from dozens of ski deals with Pierre & Vacances - click here for more winter holiday inspiration.



The chalet company runs out of Reberty, a small village above Les Menuires in Les3Vallees.

That means the best of the best skiing, a busy atmosphere if you so want it down in Les Menuires, but the cosy, authentic chalet life you picture for winter up in the sweet village.

The deals?

Peak week availability

At Christmas save 10%offer ends 31st August, 2018.

So you've got to book... NOW.

Flocon des Neiges, is available from Saturday 22nd - 29th December for €17,685 (brochure price €19,650).

Le Chamois is available as a split chalet with 13 beds available.

Price per person is €1,179 before end of August, or €1,310.

New Year availability

  • Flocon des Neiges - Saturday 29th December - 5th January 2019 for €27,725
  • Le Chamois - shared availability - Saturday 29th December - 5th January 2019 for €1,815pp
Saver weeks - offer available until September 30th 2018 (catered chalets only)
  • Save €75pp for weeks starting 5th & 12th January

Exclusive chalet bookings

January 5th-12th, 12th-19th & 19th-26th, 2019 book chalets on an exclusive basis and receive 2 free ski passes per chalet booking worth €600.

Pre-Christmas skiing - save 15% - offer ends September 30th 2018

December 8th - 15th 2018, catered chalets only. Prices from €535

Powder N Shine adds one more to its Reberty village repetoire with Chalet Bramble.

It's a brand new renovation, so new we haven't actually got the images yet but it sleeps, is fully available and there's 10% off all bookings until the end of September.

And breathe... That's a lot of deals to take in.

Check out the chalets on the Powder N Shine website here.

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The small chalet company is really excited for the coming season.

The most recent tempt is with a 20% discount from all catered chalets in its French resorts.

That includes La Tania, Les Menuires, La Plagne and Peisey Vallandry.

But it has to be snapped up soon.

September 1st is when the deal expires.

So, who's ready to book that winter break?

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Click here below to see more of the hot summer deals there for the taking that extend through April:

Check out their existing winter-ready offers here, and of course the insane pics of the snow in Austria and Italy right now:
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Check out Chalet Balkiss in La Tania, which has caught our eye before.

Hot tub, log fires, skiing and nights in, or out at the ski lodge bar...

Here's a review from one Chalet Balkiss happy customer called Clare:

"... another great holiday ... third time with you ... cracking week ... wonderful hosts."

"They could not have been any better ... extremely professional, getting a good balance between joining in with us all as guests and keeping a little distance ...

"The food was really very good ..."

Or maybe Les Menuires also part of the enormous Les3Vallees ski area will take your fancy, especially for this price:

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