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Here to bring you early ski holiday deals and discounts for next season. Take your pick of holidays and Book now to save money: ROLLING

 

 

 

The signs are here, the mornings are getting chillier, the nights are closing in....  clearly winter is fast approaching. Cool

That means skiing, and the ski deals are pouring in.

We're sharing some of the best offers on this page.

 

Updated Wednesday 30th October

Stay with Ski Amis over Christmas & New Year..

SAVE up to 30% off remaining Catered Chalets with a FREE bottle of champagne for New Year.

Prices now from £489 per person in Chalet Christine in La Tania for Christmas and from £559 per person in Chalet de Bettaix in Les Menuires.

Chalet catering includes:

* 7 days breakfast including the usual a full continental spread, porridge and cereals as well as the option of a full English breakfast cooked to order every day except staff day off - our breakfast sets you up for the day
* 7 days afternoon tea with unlimited freshly home-made cakes
* 6 days three course evening meal with unlimited bottled wine during the meal
* Special kids menu served earlier in the evening for under 13 year olds
* Welcome aperitifs on arrival day

Call Ski Amis on 0203 411 5439 or email sales@skiamis.com for your personalised holiday quotation

Chalet Christine in La TaniaChalet Christine in La Tania

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A pre-Christmas visit to Lapland with your Wish List

Specialist tour operator Santa's Lapland has some last-minute December breaks to visit the real Santa, with departures from Luton, Birmingham or Aberdeen.

Santa's Lapland is offering a three-day break on its Santa's Magic programme, staying in the Hotel Tunturi.
Departing from London Luton on Monday, 2nd December 2019, from £2,386 per family (based on two adults and two children under five sharing).

Or, a four-day break on its Santa's Magic programme, staying in Hotel Riekonlinna.
Departing from Birmingham on Saturday, 7th December 2019, from £3,656 per family (based on two adults and two children under five sharing).

Or, a four-day break on its Santa's Magic programme, staying in Hotel Riekonlinna.
Departing from Aberdeen on Friday, 6th December 2019, from £3,076 per family (based on two adults and two children under five sharing).

Prices include:
• A pre-departure personal letter to Santa Claus
• Return flights and transfers
• Accommodation on half board
• Thermal clothing
• Magical winter activities such as:
   - Husky sledding
   - Reindeer sleigh ride
   - And - of course - the unforgettable private family meeting with Santa!

To book, visit Santas Lapland Website or call 01438 938 483.

Visit Santa in Lapland & deliver your Christmas Wish ListVisit Santa in Lapland & deliver your Christmas Wish List personally

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 25th October

IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR

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BOOK YOURSELF A BAT WEEK WITH ESPRIT SKI

New-ish parents don't need to miss a ski season, special BAT Weeks (aka Baby and Toddler Weeks) are on offer from Esprit Ski, helping to get new-ish parents back on the ski slopes.

Book a BAT week by 31st October to get the following savings:
• Free places for babies and toddlers
• Half price nursery places - saving £189 per child
• Half price Spritelets & Snow Club - saving £259 per toddler when booked together

BAT weeks are designed to accommodate children aged from 17 weeks to four years, so that parents can enjoy some skiing with significant price reductions, while also taking advantage of Esprit Ski's specialist childcare services.

Baby & Toddler weeks with Esprit Ski - (aka BAT Weks) 🦇Baby & Toddler weeks with Esprit Ski - (aka BAT Weks) 🦇

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


🦇 BAT 🦇 - Belle Plagne in January 2020 from £1,66 per family
Stay 7 nights at Hotel Des Deux Domaines in Belle Plagne with Esprit Ski.
From £1,666 per family (based on two adults and one BAT sharing a triple room).
Departing on 12th January 2020.
Price represents a saving of £167 & includes return flights from Edinburgh to Chambery, airport transfers with 7 nights accommodation on full board.

🦇 BAT 🦇  - Les Arcs & Save Over £150
Stay 7 nights at Hotel Mélèzes in Les Arcs, France, from £2,477 per family (based on two adults and two children - including one BAT - sharing a room).
Departing on 22nd March 2020.
Price represents a saving of £152 (or one free child place) and includes return flights from Manchester to Chambery, airport transfers with 7 nights accommodation on full board.

And if these dates & venues don't suit, other BAT Weeks are available at most Esprit Ski Resorts on the following departure dates -
• 5th January
• 12th January*
• 19th January*
• 26th January*
• 2nd February**
• 1st March*
• 8th March
• 15th March
• 22nd March
(* Not available in Tignes   ** Not available in Courchevel)

See the full information on Baby and Toddler weeks (aka BAT Weeks) here.

Visit Esprit Ski Website or telephone them on 01483 938 240.

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Thursday 24th October

Not decided what to do for Christmas yet?

There are dozens of discounted hotel deals departing on 21st December 2019.

Have a look at these 4*, 7 night stays around the Alps. All include half board catering.

Hotel Tyrol in Soll, Austria
Was £1,200pp, now £814pp
Edinburgh flights & transfers included

Golf Hotel & Spa in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy
Was £1,262pp, now £888pp
Bristol flights & transfers included

Refuge des Aiglons in Chamonix, France
Was £1,558pp, now £1,389pp
Gatwick flights & transfers included

Sunstar Alpine Hotel in Wengen, Switzerland
Was £1,775pp now £1,504pp
Gatwick flights & transfers included

For more, see the SNO website.

 

Wednesday 23rd October

Looking ahead to February Half Term, Ski Solutions has some not-to-be-missed holiday deals to Whistler and Panorama, two popular ski areas in Canada.

These deals MUST be booked by 15th November 2019.

What's included: Seven nights room only, return flights and transfers.
How:
Book with Ski Solutions  by 15th November 2019
One week from: 15th February 2020

SAVE 32% at Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, Canada:
Stay one week from 15th February 2020 for £2,485pp (down from £3,675pp) at Westin Resort & Spa.
Convenient access to both Whistler and Blackcomb mountain gondolas.
Guests can easily access the many bars and restaurants available in Whistler.
This luxury hotel offers fantastic in-house spa facilities including both indoor and outdoor pools, two whirlpools and a spa and fitness studio.

Half Term at Westin Resort & Spa with SKi SolutionsHalf Term at Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler with Ski Solutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SAVE 29% at Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, Canada:
Stay one week from 15th February 2020 for £2,165pp (down from £3,050pp) at Fairmont Chateau.
Situated at the base of the Blackcomb mountains it offers guests easy access to the ski lifts. It's one of the most sought after places to stay in Whistler and only a short walk to the centre of Whistler.

SAVE 28% at Panorama Upper Village Condos, Panorama, Canada:
Stay one week from 15th February 2020 for £1,315pp (down from £1,825pp) at Panorama Upper Village Condos.
Excellent ski in-ski out location.
The luxurious and modern apartments are part of the Ski Solutions Collection, and make the perfect base for exploring this Canadian resort.
Ideal for families or small groups, the apartments have fantastic spa facilities ideal for guests keen to rest their legs after a day on the mountain.

February Half Term in Panorama, Canada from £1,315pp with Ski SolutionsFebruary Half Term in Panorama, Canada from £1,315pp with Ski Solutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SAVE 28% at The Aspens on Blackcomb, Whistler, Canada.
Stay one week from 15th February 2020 for £1,790pp (down from £2,485pp) at The Aspens on Blackcomb, Whistler, Canada.
The Aspens on Blackcomb is a great family getaway, with ski-in/ski-out and large one and two bedroom suites with full kitchens, balconies and fireplaces.
The properties also feature a heated outdoor pool and hot tubs, ideal for those looking to relax after a day out on the slopes.

Visit Ski Solutions website for more information or telephone Ski Solutions on 020 7471 7761

 

Pre Christmas ski at Club Med in Val d'Isere with all the ski trimmings included in the price

Spend 7 nights at Club Med in Val d'Isere, from £1,208 per person (reduced from £1,341pp).

Club Med offers guests the option to arrive either on Saturday 14th or Sunday 15th December - guests are required to make their own travel arrangements.

As part of the all inclusive deal you get all the following features thrown in, including a full area ski pass, and a fabulous apres ski option.

Club Med Val d'Isere Features:
• Free Alcoholic drinks from the bar all day/night
• Full area ski pass included (from age 4)
• Lunch included
• Free Lunch in Club Med mountain restaurants
• Club Med Babysitting (optional extra)
• Free Club Med ski lessons adults (from age 12) (please note that beginner lessons/guiding are not included with short breaks)
• Club Med hotel ski in ski out
• Evening entertainment in Club Med Hotel
• Opportunity to take lunch in other Club Med hotels (within the same ski area)

Check out full details & Book your holiday to Club Med in Val d'Isere here.

Check out full details for all Club Med All-Inclusive ski holidays here.

Club Med in Val d'Isere - from £1,208pp 14th December 2019Club Med in Val d'Isere - from £1,208pp 14th December 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Club Med in Val d'Isere - from £1,208pp 14th December 2019Club Med in Val d'Isere - from £1,208pp 14th December 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tuesday 22nd October

Christmas & New Year discounts to La Tania or Les Menuires

If you're still looking for a Christmas ski break, take a look at some of the deals from Ski Amis.

The company is offering Christmas savings of up to £150 per person in selected La Tania or Les Menuires catered chalets (check out the links).

For example Chalet Christine or Chalet Estelle (were available from £699 per person) they are now available for the Christmas week from £549 per person.

Christmas week at Chalet Christine £699ppChristmas week at Chalet Christine £699pp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ski Amis has a similar offers for the New Year with savings of up to £150 per person.

Chalet Delfina (was from £989 per person) now available from £839 per person for the week

Chalet Titania (was from £1,089 per person) now available from  £939 per person for the week

Looking ahead to Half Term Ski Amis is offering free ferry crossing (T&Cs apply) and saving up to £100 per person in the Chalets de Bruyeres.

For example Chalet Flora WAS from £1,149 per person and is now available from £1,049 per person for the week.

For more information telephone Ski Amis on 0203 411 5439 or click on the various links above.

 

Monday 21st October

Book your holiday by 15th November with Mountain Heaven to take advantage of the following winter deals...

You may want to factor in train travel when booking your ski trip with Mountain Heaven. The company is supporting the enviroment by giving all their catered guests a further 10% discount (until further notice) when they travel to the resort by train.

Check out holiday deals starting on 14th December
La Rosiere - Free full area pass for all paying guests in The Penthouse and Chalet Valeriane
La Plagne 1800 - 50% off the full normal price of a La Plagne lift pass for all guests staying in Chalet Ammonite and Chalet Boule de Neige
Courchevel Le Praz Trial week in Chalet Louis, at only £299pp! (A lift pass must be bought from Mountain Heaven Ltd for all guests staying in this chalet)

Get 50% off all lift passes for holidays commencing on 21st December on the following chalets/resorts:
La Plagne 1800 - Chalet Ammonite
Morzine - Chalet Chamois d'Or
Courchevel Le Praz - Chalet Louis
La Rosiere - The Penthouse and Chalet Epilobe

And check out all Catered Chalet options with Mountain Heaven here

Alternatively if you're after an apartment, check out the all the Mountain Heaven deals for Apartments here.

Just to whet your appetite, there's 15% off all remaining apartments in Grimentz for Christmas week and all weeks in January.

More specifically apartment La Plagne Montalbert is available for 9 days for the price of 7 over the Christmas Holidays.

Anyone booking into one of the La Plagne Montalbert apartments for arrival either on the 21st or 22nd December can arrive on the Friday the 20th December at no extra cost.

Check out some of the links above and contact Mountain Heaven by telephone on 0151 625 1921 for additional information.

Further 10% off Mountain Heaven Catered Chalets when you travel by trainFurther 10% off Mountain Heaven Catered Chalets when you travel by train

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



17th October 2019

December and January savings with Inghams

Save 28% on a ski trip to Grindlewald ... Inghams is offering a 7 night ski holiday on a half board basis at the 5* Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in Grindelwald, Switzerland, from £1,199pp based on three sharing.

It's a saving of £460pp and includes return flights from London Gatwick to Geneva and airport transfers.

The package is valid for travel departing on 4th January 2020.

5* Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in Grindelwald5* Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in Grindelwald

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alternatively spend Christmas in the Dolomites and save £200 - stay 7 nights for a Christmas ski holiday on a half board basis at the 4* Hotel Monte Sella in Kronplatz, Italy, from £1,399pp based on two sharing.

Price represents a saving of £200pp and includes return flights from Manchester to Innsbruck and airport transfers.

The package is valid for travel departing on 21st December 2019.

4* Hotel Monte Sella in Kronplatz, Italy4* Hotel Monte Sella in Kronplatz, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or how about a pre Christmas trip to St Anton at a 4* hotel - stay 7-nights on a half board basis at the 4* Hotel Arlberg in St Anton, Austria, from £918pp based on two sharing.

Inghams is offering a saving of £100pp and includes return flights from Birmingham to Innsbruck and airport transfers.

Valid for travel on 14th December 2019.

To book visit Inghams Website or call 01483 938 047.


Full steam ahead to Christmas, why not spend it in Morzine?

Stay at VIP Club Alaska, it's a stylish chalet located right on the high street in the heart of Morzine with views up to the Pleney nursery slopes.

It features a fabulous vaulted living area with flat screen TV and wood burning stove.

VIP SKI prices for 7 nights start from £1,469pp based on two sharing.

Price includes return flights from Gatwick, coach transfers, accommodation, on-site chefs providing a choice of menu, catered chalet board including breakfast, afternoon tea, canapés before dinner, wine, beer and wake-up drinks.

Telephone VIP SKI on 0844 557 311 or visit the VIPSki website

Spend Christmas at VIP Club Alaska, MorzineSpend Christmas at VIP Club Alaska, Morzine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erna Low has new discounts available for February skiing, including a selection of apartments across the French Alps for February Half term.

Check out the full list that includes Tignes, Alpe d'Huez, Chamonix and Sainte Foy among others.

For example you can spend Half Term Vaujany for £342pp - a top pick is the family-friendly resort of Vaujany, linked to the Alpe d'Huez ski area.

Book self-drive package for 7 nights from 15th February, including a 1 bedroom 4 person apartment at 3* residence Le Crystal Blanc and Eurotunnel Flexiplus crossing for £1,368, or £342pp and based on 4 sharing (full price £1538).

 

Or, if you're more inclined for some January skiing stay at the luxury 5* Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena, in Bansko, Bulgaria for £536 per person.

Price includes a £70 pp saving.

Travel on 11th January 2020 from East Midlands, including B&B and based on 2 adults and 1 child.

Find out more on the Balkan Holidays website or telephone on 0207 543 5555

View from 5* Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena, in BanskoView from 5* Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena, in Bansko

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11th October 2019

Many go to Lapland to visit Santa Claus, but it's not only about Christmas.

Lapland a place for exhilarating winter adventures where you can explore the land on a snowmobile, cross-country skiing or a husky ride.

Mid-January to late February is the most evocative period when, daylight hours are minimal with the sun only just rising above the horizon.

If you're lucky, the dark night hours may bring with it the Northern Lights creating magical memories.

See below for three holiday deals to Levi, Yllas and Saariselkä in Lapland on offer by Inghams.

Save £320 on a trip to Levi, Lapland

Inghams is offering a 7 night Lapland holiday on a half board basis at the 4* Levi Hotel Spa in Levi from £499 per person based on two sharing.

Price represents a saving of £320 per person and includes return flights from Manchester to Kittilä and airport transfers.

The offer is valid for departing on 19th January 2020.

Levi in LaplandLevi in Lapland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit Ylläs in December & save more than £300 Per Person

Stay 7 nights on a Lapland holiday in Ylläs on a half board basis with Inghams at the 4* Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel from £699 per person based on four sharing.

Price represents a saving of £320 per person and includes return flights from London Gatwick or Bristol to Kittilä and airport transfers.

The offer is valid for departure on 1st December 2019.

Ylläs, LaplandYlläs, Lapland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit Saariselkä in January and save £100 Per Person

Stay 7 nights with Inghams on a half board basis at the 3* Tunturi Hotel in Saariselkä from £749 per person based on two sharing.

Price represents a saving of £100 per person and includes return flights from London Gatwick to Kittilä and airport transfers.

Offer is valid for departure on 12th January 2020.

Saariselkä, LaplandSaariselkä, Lapland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GUESTS CAN ALSO BUY 2 GET 1 FREE ON HUSKY, REINDEER & SNOWMOBILE SAFARIS ON THE HOLIDAYS ABOVE

To book, visit Inghams website  Inghams Holidays to Lapland or call 01483 938 047

 

10th October 2019

Check out the latest deals from SNO on some deals on Group chalets for sole occupancy.

Gather enough people to fill every bed in a chalet and you can enjoy having the whole lodge to yourselves.

It lets you really relax and enjoy each other's company.

We've found four chalet deals that fit different budgets to Tignes, Morzine, Verbier and Meribel, but you can see plenty more on SNO.

Catering is included in these seven-night packages, but not transport - so just let individuals arrange whatever route to resort best works for them.

UNDER £500pp


Chalet Les Martins in Tignes

£462pp, based on week starting 12/01/20
Sleeps a group of 27
50m from nearest piste, short walk from chairlifts
Chalet Les Martins in TignesChalet Les Martins in Tignes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNDER £750pp

Chalet Chamois D'Or in Morzine
£725pp, based on week starting 18/01/20
Sleeps group of 13-14
Garden steps lead to cable car, hot tub, fireplace

 Chalet Chamois D'or in Morzine Chalet Chamois D'or in Morzine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNDER £1000pp

Laineux, Verbier
£900pp, based on week starting 11/01/20
Sleeps group of 10
Just off Place Central, shared pool and gym
Laineux, VerbierLaineux, Verbier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNDER £1,500pp

Chalet Bambis, Meribel
£1,465pp, based on week beginning 05/01/20
Sleeps 8-10
Ski in/out, sauna, luxury catering, chauffeur service
Chalet Bambis, MeribelChalet Bambis, Meribel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Save 20% in the Portes du Soleil with Pierre & Vacances

Pierre & Vacances' Residence Électra is well positioned in the Alpine resort of Avoriaz in the Portes du Soleil, a fantastic winter playground with more than 600 km of skiing under one lift pass.

It's perfect for families, couples and groups of friends and suitable for skiers of all abilities.

The resort's beginner area is extensive and includes slopes in the village itself as well as lots of easy green pistes.

Designed with comfort in mind its modern decoration and stylish fixtures throughout offer an open plan living space - check out the website for detailed photographs of Residence Électra

Stay 7 nights at Residence Électra, in an apartment that sleeps up to five (arriving 11 January 2020) priced from £931 per apartment / £186pp (was £1,164 per apartment, saving 20%).

Flights and transport extra.

Visit Pierre & Vacances website or  telephone 0870 0267 145

 

Save over £200pp at Le Manoir in Alpe d'Huez, France, with VIP SKI

It's one of France's oldest ski resorts with good terrain for beginners through to advanced skiers with the Sarenne, one of the longest black piste in Europe.

Stay at the exceptional Chalet Le Manoir with VIP ski that sleeps 12 guests and offers excellent in ski-in ski-out convenience, it's located at the top end of town and next to all the main DMC lifts.

Great news, you don't need to book the entire chalet, it accepts room by room bookings.

Choose from twin or double rooms with balcony and en-suite facilities.

Stay 7 nights at Chalet Le Manoir, (starting 9 February 2020) from £1,250pp (reduced from £1,469pp, saving £219pp) based on two adults sharing.

Price includes flights from Gatwick, transfers and VIP SKI chalet catering.

Watch the video below to get the full flavour of what Chalet Le Manoir offers.



Visit VIP SKI chalets website or telephone on 0208 875 1957




Top Ski Trips with Balkan Holidays

Grab a skiing bargain with wintersports specialist Balkan Holidays.
Save up to 40% per couple for departures from London Gatwick, Bristol, East Midlands, Manchester, Newcastle and Belfast.
All holidays include return, direct charter flights airport transfers and 7 nights' self-catering or half board accommodation.

1. Christmas in the Pirin Mountain range

Spend Christmas with loved ones in the scenic Pirin Mountain range.
From £522 per person (saving 27%), this deal includes flights from Bristol, transfers and 7 nights' half board in the 4* Hotel Strazhite, Bansko, Bulgaria, departing 21st December.

2. Early January getaway

Early January is a great time to get away, avoid the commute for another week, and start the new year's sporting resolutions.
From £266 per person (saving 35%), this deal includes flights from East Midlands, transfers and 7 nights' half board in the 3* Hotel Victoria, Borovets, Bulgaria, departing 4th January.

3. Rhodopi Mountains

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Rhodopi Mountains, when you stay in the Castle Apartments in Pamporovo, Bulgaria.
From £292 per person (saving 26%), this deal includes flights from London Gatwick, transfers and 7 nights' self-catering accommodation, departing on 4th January.

4. Fly from Newcastle

Fly from Newcastle on the Balkan Holidays charter and be in the snow in no time.
From £292 per person (saving 35%), this deal includes flights, transfers and 7 nights' self-catering in the 3* Aparthotel Belmont, Bansko, Bulgaria, departing 4th January.

5. Ski & Spa Wellness Special

Ski and relax hard in this lovely 4* hotel in a quiet part of Pamporovo.
From £358 per person (saving 42%), this deal includes flights from Manchester, transfers and 7 nights' half board in the Hotel Belmont Ski & Spa, Pamporovo, Bulgaria, departing 11th Jan.

6. Fly from Belfast & Save almost 40%

Fly from Belfast on Balkan Holidays' new charter and save 37%.
From £290 per person (saving 37%), this deal includes flights, transfers and 7 nights' self-catering in the 3* Aparthotel Borovets Gardens, Borovets, Bulgaria, departing 12th January. Also included is a free indoor ski lesson in Belfast worth £20.

For bookings go to BalkanHolidays website or contact them on 0207 543 5555

3* Aparthotel Borovets Gardens, Borovets, Bulgaria3* Aparthotel Borovets Gardens, Borovets, Bulgaria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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