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).
SKI WEEKENDS/VARIOUS: Short break winter holiday specialist Ski Weekends has several special offers during December in their fully catered chalets in the French Alps.
For example, three nights half-board chalet accommodation, with flights and transfer in Chalet Flaine in Flaine, departing 14 December, is now £286 (was £386) per person. For a list of all the other offers go to: www.skiweekend.com
INGHAMS/VAL D’ISERE: Inghams is exclusively opening up the three-diamond Chalet Millega in Val d’Isère (1,850m), France, for seven nights from Saturday 9 December from just £507 per person.
The catered holiday includes buffet breakfasts, afternoon tea and cake and three-course evening meals with complimentary wine. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Geneva and airport transfers.
SKI TOTAL/VAL THORENS: Ski Total is offering the Chalet Catherine from just £599pp (was £889pp) travelling on the 12 December. This price is based on two adults sharing and includes return flights from Manchester to Geneva, transfers, free wifi, use of sauna and seven nights chalet catered accommodation including buffet breakfast, afternoon tea and 3 course evening meals with complimentary wine.
ESPRIT SKI/COURCHEVEL 1850: Esprit Ski is offering the Chalet Hotel Crystal 2000 from £373pp (was £580pp). Set in a piste-side location, this Chalet Hotel includes an Adventure Soft Play Zone. This price is based on a family of four, (2 adults and 2 children 2-10 years) from £1,489 (was £2319) travelling on the 7 January 2018 and includes return flights from Stansted to Chambery, transfers, free baby listening, free wifi, sauna and seven nights catered accommodation with a cooked breakfast, afternoon tea, children’s high tea and 4-course dinners with complimentary wine. Esprit Classic Child Care is available from £239 for a week of exclusive ski lessons.
CRYSTAL SKI/VARIOUS: Spend Christmas in Courchevel 1850, France at the three-star Hotel New Solarium from £675pp (saving £700 two sharing) including flights from Luton to Chambery and departing on 23 December. Direct flights from all major UK airports available.
Head for snow-sure skiing in Obergurgl (Austria) and get a week’s half board at the three-star Hotel Muhle Resort Residenz from £478pp (save £220pp; two sharing) including flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck and transfers departing on 9 December 2017.
Ski and snowboard in the Italian Dolomites over New Year. Crystal Ski Holidays has a week’s half board at the three-star Hotel Villa Emma in Canazei from £435pp (save £430pp; two sharing) including flights from Gatwick to Verona and transfers, departing on 30 December 2017.
La Clusaz has extended its Christmas festival, one of the largest in the Alps – the ‘Pestacles du Pere Noel’ from 24 December to 3 January this year.
Crystal Ski has a week’s stay at the two-star self-catering La Residence Apartments from £654 per person (based on four sharing) including six-day lift pass, flights from Gatwick to Chambery and transfers. The departure date 23 December.
SKI FAMILLE/VARIOUS: Latest offers from Ski Famille enables families the opportunity to head for the mountains from as little as £1,499 for four including flights and transfers. All prices are based on a family of four in a catered chalet, usually including Gatwick flights and transfers. Catering includes breakfast and afternoon tea along with an aperitif, canapes and three-course meal with wine and coffee. Plus access to in chalet childcare.
16 December – Chalet Marjorie, Les Gets. A newly refurbished chalet with hot tub, steam room and dedicated playroom close to the heart of Les Gets. £1,499 for a family of four including Eurotunnel channel crossings.
6 January 2018 – Chalet Aigrette, Les Bruyeres (Les Menuires, 3 Valleys). Chalet with large family suites and a private cinema. £2,299 for a family of four including Gatwick flights and transfers.
13 January 2018 – Chalet Delphine, Plagne 1800. Ski in / ski out chalet with family suites, hot tub and dedicated playroom. £1,899 for a family of four including Gatwick flights and transfers.
FLEXISKI/VARIOUS: Stay over Christmas in St Anton, Austria at the 4* Hotel Banyan for 7 nights for £450 per person on a bed and breakfast basis (flights & transfers on request). Departing Wednesday 20 December.
Alternatively you can spend Christmas in Morzine-Avoriaz in France at the catered chalet, The Retreat, for 7 nights for £470 per person (flights & transfers on request), departing Wednesday 20 December.
THE ALPINE CLUB/SAINT MARTIN DE BELLEVILLE: Two chalets are available at a special discounted rate over New Year week for a limited time only. The Chamois Lodge (sleeps 9) is available from 27 December for seven nights for £18,500 (was £20,995) and the Abode (sleeps 10) is available from 30 December for eight nights for £19,500 (£22,495). Both rates include a case of six bottles of champagne to be enjoyed over the week.
A week’s stay at The Alpine Club includes a dedicated concierge service along with breakfast, afternoon tea and a 6-course dinner on six nights with wine pairings for each course. A 4×4 chauffer service to St Martin is available until 10pm. Extra touches include a morning tea in bed, complimentary bar, luxury bathroom products and daily housekeeping. Each chalet is also kitted out with an IPod docking station, UK TV and complimentary wifi.
LE SKI/VARIOUS: London and Manchester flights are still available on Wednesday 20 December for a seven night stay with Le Ski which has catered chalets in Courchevel, La Tania and Val d’Isere . Prices start at £899 including flights, transfers, half board chalet accommodation and champagne reception.
For New Year celebrations, Le Ski offers dinner in your chalet with Champagne and canapés, smoked salmon and a cheese course, plus unlimited wine. Some places for this week are now priced as low as £1,299 including flights, transfers, half board chalet accommodation and champagne reception.
Short breaks just after New Year are always popular and there are still some spaces available with Le Ski from £459 including flights, transfers, half board chalet accommodation and champagne reception.
MORE MOUNTAIN/MORZINE: More Mountain has a special offer on all stays at its catered chalets and self-catered apartments for New Year. There is £200 off per person when booked on a room by room basis, or 20% off the full chalet price for exclusive use. On New Year’s Eve, each chalet will have a gala dinner with unlimited prosecco. The special offer applies to all More Mountain’s luxurious catered chalets for stays between 30 December 2017 – 6 January 2018.
The choice of chalets includes The ARK (sleeps 12), The Crow’s Nest (sleeps 10), Chalet Robin (sleeps 12) and The Loft (sleeps 8). The cost of a 7-night stay includes return airport transfers to and from Geneva; six gourmet 4-course evening meals with beer or wine, coffee and chocolates, including a New Year’s Eve gala dinner with all the trimmings and unlimited prosecco; pick up and drop off service to and from the slopes in the mornings and afternoons; après ski boot drop service – the team pick guests up from the slopes, swap their ski boots for shoes and drop them at an après pub or bar; six breakfasts; afternoon tea with freshly baked cakes.
More Mountain’s catered chalets have hot tubs, free wifi, games consoles, UK TV, Bose & SONOS systems, log fires and plenty of mod-cons.
More Mountain is also offering 20% off stays across its portfolio of 25 self-catered apartments for New Year week 2018.
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