Holiday News & Special Offers

Half-term specials, Easter offers and short break getaways

BEN’S BUS / RESORT TRANSFERS: A brand new route from Grenoble Airport to Serre Chevalier is now on offer. Ben’s Bus now has four buses every Saturday stopping at other resorts along the way. Prices are £74.80pp return (usual Ben’s Bus group and child discounts available). There is also a new Paris Ski Shuttle Service which connects Eurostar trains arriving and departing from the Gare du Nord with the TGV high speed trains departing from the Gare de Lyon. For a complete list of all the resorts covered from Geneva, Grenoble and Lyon, go to the website. read more

LATEST CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OFFERS

ZENITH HOLIDAYS/VARIOUS: For families or couples looking to spend Christmas or New Year on the slopes, Zenith Holidays has a choice of getaways in France.
For families, a week from 23 December at Chalet Clautre at Montgenevre in the Southern Alps is now priced at £2,500, saving £500.  This price is for two adults and two children (aged under 12 years) and includes return flights from Stansted or Gatwick, transfers and chalet board accommodation (breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner with wine) in two adjacent en suite rooms.
For couples, a week from 30 December at Chalet Refuge in the old town of Villeneuve in Serre Chevalier – one of the biggest ski areas in France covering  410 acres of pistes at altitudes of between 1200 and 2800 metres – now costs from £645 per person ( saving £120).  This twin share price includes return flights from Gatwick, transfers and chalet board accommodation (breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner with wine). read more

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– ONE FOR YOU AND ONE FOR A FRIEND

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Ski Independence unveils new ‘private’ collection of chalets

Ski Independence has unveiled five new chalets which will form part of their new ‘Private Collection’ this winter.

The chalets can be found in some of the most coveted resorts in France including Val d’Isère, Courchevel, Méribel and La Clusaz. If it takes more than an exclusive setting to seal the deal then perhaps you may be tempted by the outdoor hot tubs, home cinemas and massage rooms available in most of the chalets. In addition to this, a delightful range of bespoke add-ons is also available. These include a private chef, butler service, chauffeur, yoga instruction, grocery delivery and the list goes on! read more

Crystal adds hidden gem to its winter programme

Nassfeld is the largest resort in the Southern Austrian region of Carinthia, yet it remains relatively unknown to British holidaymakers.

Located close to the Italian and Slovenian borders, the ski area itself is surprisingly expansive and has everything we come to expect from a resort nowadays – terrain parks, a snow cross track, a half pipe and over 100km of pistes ranging from beginner nursery type slopes through to the ‘Carnia’, a piste that is over 7km long. read more

The changing face of Val d’Isère

Val d’Isère is embarking on an ambitious €200m (£170m) building project to redevelop the centre of the world-famous resort.

The project is being called Le Coin de Val d’Isère and involves the demolition and reconstruction of a giant triangle in the heart of the resort. read more

More special offers and early bird discounts

Enter the Dragon’s Lair

Slovakian tour operator Jasna Adventures has launched a 2018 early bird offer for their brand new chalet, The Dragon’s Lair, at 2017 prices.

The new chalet offers exclusive accommodation for individuals, families and groups of up to 18 people.
Accommodation includes five guest rooms, all with en-suite, two family rooms, and two double/triple rooms, and a mezzanine room for up to four people, allowing for groups up to eighteen people to enjoy the chalet for themselves. read more

New routes and free ski carriage with British Airways

British Airways is launching two new ski routes for winter and has more flights available from Heathrow for under £40 than ever before.

The new Heathrow flights to Grenoble in France will depart on Saturdays from 2 December with fares starting from £39 each way. Skiers will also be able to reach the Italian slopes via Turin from just £40 each way. read more

News from Savoie Mont Blanc

It might be one of the hottest months of the year, but most of the talk was about skiing and snowboarding last week when representatives from the Savoie Mont Blanc area of France visited London to spread the word about new attractions in the their resorts for the coming season. Here are some of the highlights (for more info on the resorts, click on the names): read more

STILL TIME TO BOOK AN EASTER TRIP – LOOK AT SOME OF THESE GREAT OFFERS

TIGNES: Families can enjoy some late season skiing in the French Alps as well as brilliant Easter festivities including Tignes annual Easter egg hunt by booking a seven night holiday on a chalet board basis at four diamond Chalet Camille from £599pp, a saving of £230pp (Children 12+). Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Geneva and transfers, departing on 15 April 2017. read more