|Flights to ski destinations|
|All prices are per person one way including taxes.|
|Flying into:||Innsbruck (INN) or Salzburg (SZG)|
|Flying from:||London Gatwick or Manchester Airport|
|Flying program:||Saturdays only from December 2014 – April 2015|
The scenery and the atmosphere in Austria is like nowhere else, the villages still have charm and the people are hugely welcoming. The skiing is World-class and the après-ski is legendary. From small family resorts like Katschiberg and Kaprun, to huge interlinked ski areas of the Ski Welt and the Ski Circus, snowboarding meccas of Mayrhofen and Solden, and the challenging slopes of Kitzbuhel and St Anton, Austria really does have wide appeal.
Whichever resort you choose, the scenery and the warm Austrian hospitality you will enjoy is sure to draw you back again and again.
Solden offers fantastic skiing and snowboarding with reliable snow record lasting all season. It's wide-open slopes make it a snowboarders paradise, but it is mostly renowned for its party hard atmosphere.
Seefeld is a picturesque village just 30 minutes from Innsbruck, it offers a huge array on and off slope activities making it ideal for families and beginners. With its gentle nursery slopes close to the village and excellent ski school, Seefeld is perfect for those looking to learn but to also enjoy activities off the slopes.
Mayrhofen is perfect for intermediates looking for challenging runs and snowboarders looking to try out there freestyle skills, home to the best snowpark in Europe this lively resort is a snowboarding mecca.
|Obergurgl and Hochgurgl||1930m/2015m||5% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|St Anton||1300m||64% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Mayrhofen||630m||40% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Solden||1380m||18% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Seefeld||1200m||90% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas and a mountain railway|
The two picturesque villages of Niederau and Oberau are perfect for beginners, with their wide nursery slopes and first-class ski instruction. The Ski Juwel gives you the best of both worlds with relaxed and low-key Oberau and lively Neiderau close by.
Katschilberg is a stunning, unhurried ski area and is one of Austria's best-kept secrets. Surrounded by pine forests and virtually traffic free, it is an ideal environment to learn in, with dedicated nursery slopes, miles of uncrowded pistes, a huge array of child-friendly activities and great snow conditions.
Great for beginners and intermediates, Soll and Ellmau (Ski Welt) has something to please everyone, offering cosy bars and après-ski stops, lively nightlife and a family friendly atmosphere in Ellmau.
|Ski Circus (Saaibech and Hinterglemm)||1000m||90% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Europa Ski Region (Zell am See and Kaprun)||755m||100% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Ski Welt (Soll and Ellmau)||700m||74% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Katschilberg||1640m||90% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Kitzbuhel||760m||50% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Ski Juwel (Niederau and Oberau)||830m||28% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Flying into:||Grenoble (GNB)|
|Flying from:||Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham|
|Flying program:||Saturdays only from December 2014 – April 2015:
Saturday and Sunday (28th Dec - 22nd Feb only) from London Gatwick
Saturday only from Manchester
Saturday only from Birmingham
There is no other destination that offers the variety and size that the French ski areas do. With the Paradiski, Three Valleys, Grand Massif, Portes du Soleil and the Milky Way, you are spoilt for choice!
Families will love Flaine, Alpe d'Huez, Serre Chevalier and Les Deux Alpes, with their wide runs and plenty of off slope activities.
Friendly and fun, Alpe d'Huez is prefect for beginners with plenty of easy slopes located close to the resort centre. There's also a fantastic amount of après-ski and local families ensure there is plenty to do off mountain as well.
The slopes of Flaine are great for beginners and families thanks to its wide-open nursery runs, good choice of family-orientated hotels and a whole host of off-slope activities including ice skating, dogsledding and tobogganing just to name a few.
The mecca for skiers and boarders worldwide, Chamonix boasts some of the most beautiful and challenging terrain in the Alps. What its really famous for though is it's legendary après-ski, which is as regular or relaxed as you like.
|Les Deux Alpes||1650m||20% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Cable cars|
|Alpe d'Huez||1860m||22% runs covered||Drags, Chairs, Cable Cars and Gondolas|
|Serre Chevalier||1400m||18% runs covered||Chairs, Gondolas and Cable Cars|
|Montgenevre||1860m||16% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Val Thorens||2300m||41% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Les Menuires||1850m||41% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Courchevel||1650-1850m||41% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Cable cars|
|Meribel and Mottaret||1450m||41% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Tignes and Val d'Isere||2100m||9% runs covered||Chairs, Gondolas, Cable cars and Funicular|
|La Plagne||1800-2100m||22% runs covered||Chairs, Gondolas, Cable Cars and Funicular|
|Les Arcs||1800m||22% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Flaine||1600m||25% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Cable Car|
|Chamonix||1030m||6% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Cable Cars|
|Avoriaz||1800m||9% runs covered||Drag, Chairs, Gondolas and Cable Cars|
|Flying into:||Turin (TRN)|
|Flying from:||London Gatwick and Manchester|
|Flying program:||Sunday only from December 2014 – March 2015|
The best thing about Skiing and Snowboarding in Italy? Excellent value for money, historic resorts, family-run hotels and last but most certainly not least, great food and wine!
The impressive network of ski resorts known as the Milky Way is within striking distance, with Claviere (old school charm), Sauze d'Oulx (loud and lively), Sestriere (for challenging runs), Montgenevre (quiet French resort) and Sansicario (popular with families) all being within two hours of Turin.
A great all-rounder Livigno is perfect for beginners and intermediates, with award winning ski schools to make sure you have to best possible tuition, whether you're a total beginner or looking to brush up on your skills. This resort also has plenty to do off-piste with loads of snow based activities and a lively nightlife.
Try La Thuile in the Valle D'Aosta region , this family friendly resort is great for beginners and intermediates. With plenty to do off-piste including ‘snow tubing' and loads of family friendly hotels to choose from.
Best for intermediate ski and snowboarders, Sauze d'Oulx located in the Milky Way region is perfect for those looking for atmosphere, buzzing nightlife and great live music long after the slopes have closed.
|La Thuile||1450m||300+ snow cannons||Drags, Chairs, Gondola and Cable car|
|Bardonecchia||1310m||20% runs covered||Drags, Chair and Gondola|
|Sauze d'Oulx||1510m||32% runs covered||Drags, Chairs, Gondola and Cable car|
|Sestriere||2035m||130km runs covered||Drags, Chairs, Gondola and Cable Car|
|Livigno||1815m||75% runs covered||Drags, Chairs and Gondolas|
|Arabba and Corvara||1600m||90% runs covered||Drags, Chairs, Gondolas and Cable car|
|Flying into:||Geneva (GVA)|
|Flying from:||London Gatwick and Bristol|
|Flying program:||Saturdays only from December 2014 – March 2015|
Switzerland's range and accessibility for skiing is phenomenal, from small, less-known resorts like Kandersteg to some of the best-known resorts in the world like Zermatt.
Combining a subtle mix of traditional and contemporary, the Swiss manage to achieve the delicate balance of encouraging tourism while maintaining their valued heritage. With four separate languages, Cuisines and cultures to enjoy there are plenty of opportunities for the Swiss to put their deserved reputation for first-class hospitality and customer service into practice for you.
The traditional village of Kanderstag is perfect for beginners looking to learn in the beautiful unspoilt countryside on the gentle slopes of the small downhill ski area - this resort is also particularly good for cross-country skiing.
The collective resorts of Wengen, Grindelwald and Murren are famous for some of the most picturesque scenery in the Alps. These family friendly resorts are great for beginner and intermediate skiers and they are perfect for non-skiers to, with plenty on off-piste activities to keep everyone happy.
Saas-Fee, part of the Valais region is perfect for those looking for great skiing and even better nightlife. During the twilight hours this beautiful village comes to life after a hard day on the slopes and it's also home to the world's highest revolving restaurant, the Allalin.
|The Valais (Saas-Fee and Zermatt)||1800m||61km||Drag, Chair, Cable car and Railway|
|Wengen, Grindelwald & Murren||1275/1035/1650m||85km||Drag, Chair, Cable car and Cable railway|
|Kandersteg||1200m||10km||Drag and Chair|
|Interlaken & Wilderswill||-||50km||Drag, Chair and Cable Car|
|Villars and Les Diablerets||1300/1200m||10km||Drag, Chair, Cable car and Cable railway|
Carriage of skis and snowboards is unfortunately limited on our flights, but we will do our best to accommodate you. Ski and Snow Boards are charged at £70 per person for the return trip on a short, medium or long haul flight.
Remember to pre-purchase though, as you will be charged excess baggage fees at the airport and we cannot guarantee we will be able to carry your equipment and we really don’t want that to happen.
Please Note: For pre-booked transfers with your Tour Operator, the carriage of sporting equipment on transfer coaches is subject to space and extra charges may apply.
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