Tag: Skiing

Ski4Cancer and Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle helps to raise money for Ski4Cancer

Eddie the Eagle is returning to SkiWeekends in two destinations during January to spend time with guests with £25 per person from each booking donated to the charity Ski4Cancer. SkiWeekends is hosting Edwards during January in two of its chalets – Monique in Courchevel and the new Violetta in Avoriaz. Guests […]

La Clusaz sign

La Clusaz: Spring skiing on a budget

It’s 4.30pm and the main La Merle slope above La Clusaz is bathed in sunlight. And there’s still half-an-hour’s skiing left in the day. More if you can get the last lift before 5pm. This is spring skiing at its best – sunglasses and T-shirt weather. La Clusaz is just […]

Arc 1950

Get set for spring skiing in Arc 1950

Spring brings warmer temperatures and lots of sunshine, making skiing conditions ideal for a magical end to the season. Arc 1950 Le Village is a car-free, family-friendly resort where everything is planned to ensure that guests of all ages can make the most of their holiday. Different services including a crèche, ski lessons for all […]

Val Louron ski resort

Pyrenees ski resorts reporting ‘excellent’ snow conditions

The Pyrenees2vallees ski area in the south of France is reporting excellent snow conditions. The area – which includes Saint Lary, Peyragudes, Piau Engaly and Val Louron – saw up to 60cm of new snow over the weekend. Peyragudes saw the most snow with over 60cm, while St Lary (50cm+), Piau Engaly […]

Borovets

Crystal Ski Holidays help you find ‘ideal ski holiday’

Crystal Ski Holidays have created an interactive tool to help you find the ideal ski holiday. The tool that allows you to compare 50 of the best ski resorts around the world in seconds by applying filters like costs of a lift-pass, number of bars, slope difficulty ratings, or even the […]

Crystal Ski Holidays named Best Ski Company at British Travel Awards

Crystal Ski Holidays has been named winner of Best Ski & Winter Sports Holiday Company in the prestigious 2017 British Travel Awards (BTA). The announcement was made at a glamorous awards ceremony in London and attended by more than 1,000 travel industry professionals, including representatives from all leisure travel genres and […]

Jet 2 plane

Jet2 launches winter ski flights from Manchester and East Midlands

Jet2.com has announced its biggest-ever ski programme, including flights to six ski destinations from Manchester Airport this winter. Jet2 will operate up to 20 weekly flights to six top ski destinations from Manchester – Andorra (via Barcelona), Geneva, Grenoble, Lyon, Salzburg, and Turin. In addition, Jet2 will operate flights to […]

Nassfeld lift

Crystal Ski Holidays adds Nassfeld in Austria to 2017-18 winter programme

Crystal Ski Holidays has added Nassfeld in Austria to its 2017-18 programme. Nassfeld is the largest resort in the southern Austrian region of Carinthia near the Italian and Slovenian borders with a selection of mountain huts and restaurants. Nassfeld and Sonnleiten are mid-mountain lift bases, with accommodation, while there’s more […]

Eurowings

Eurowings launches Manchester to Salzburg flights

Low-cost airline Eurowings has announced it will launch a new route from Manchester Airport to Salzburg this winter. The German airline will launch a twice weekly service to the Austrian city from December 2017. Salzburg is famous for being the backdrop to the Sound of Music and will provide passengers […]

Take advantage of some great offers in Lake Annecy Ski Resorts

Learn to ski for free in spring in Lake Annecy Ski Resorts

Beginners skiers or snowboarders can take advantage of this great offer in the Lake Annecy Ski Resorts region. The area includes the pretty resort of La Clusaz, just an hour’s drive from Geneva Airport. From the April 8-28, 2017, La Clusaz is offering beginner skiers and snowboarders: Free ski lessons […]