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Ski Transfer or Car Hire: What’s Better?

If you’re looking to cut costs on your ski holiday, it can be tempting to consider hiring a car. Is this really the best option for you? We’ve taken a look at how viable it is to hire a car and drive to your resort. So, what’s the better option? Ski transfer or car hire? Spoiler alert: It’s ski transfers! The Allure of Alpine Roads Alpine roads are home to some of the most spectacular scenery in this part of

Ski & Snowboard with kids and make the most of your family vacation

Skiing with children may seem impossible for many parents who cannot imagine finding appropriate childcare or skiing instructors that they trust, and then having the peace of mind to actually enjoy the slopes. However, the overall picture is not so bad. In fact, ski resorts increasingly continue to offer flexible childcare, ski and snowboard schools, as well as many off-slope activities. In order to have the most memorable family vacation, we prepared a few tips on what to consider before

Black Ski Runs – Extremals Are Welcome On Board

When you are coming to the Alps and finally hit the slopes, you may notice different grading of pistes – green, blue, red and black. Green color means that this is exactly the place you have to to ski, if you are new to the slopes. Blue colored pistes are for early intermediates, who are able to snowplough turn confidently. Red ones are for advanced intermediates able to link together short radius parallel turns. When you see the red mark

How To Get Your Kids Ready To Hit The Slopes

Kids enjoy snow and fun so why not to introduce your little ones to skiing? You may not believe, but 3-year olds can strap on a pair of skis and go down a mountain. If you are new to the skiing, you can learn all together. A family ski holiday is one of the most satisfying, breathtaking and memorable ways to spend time together. So, what do you need to know to make your kids ready for the slopes? Keeping

TOP 3 Beginner-Friendly Ski Resorts in the Alps

New to the slopes, but want to discover the joy of skiing? There are plenty of Alpine ski resorts that are ideal for less experienced skiers and snowboarders. Take a look at our selection of beginner ski resorts that will help you to feel comfortable and have the best possible experience on the snow. Les 3 Vallées (France) In fact, The Three Valleys (Les 3 Vallées) is a huge ski terrain giving home to eight world-known Alpine ski resorts. When

Top 3 Ski Resorts For Advanced Skiers

If you consider yourself as a strong and advanced skier, then you should definitely try your skills at one of the following Alpine ski resorts, offering challenging ski routes to bump up your adrenaline! Chamonix (France) Chamonix is one of the world’s finest and oldest resorts, great skiing hotspot, situated in the French Alps close to the borders of Switzerland and Italy, offering a multitude of  enjoyable slopes for all levels – long slopes, skiing through the trees, freeride and

Surviving a Holiday with Teens In-Tow

Family holidays can be the most wonderful experiences imaginable, or in some instance more like nightmares beyond comprehension. And needless to say, the latter of the two headers is the one that usually hangs over holidays with teens. Even on a ski holiday where the purpose of the trip is clear and everyone’s on-board with the idea, things can turn sour very quickly and put a real crimp on the whole trip. The funny thing is though, a little forward

Best Things To Do in Grenoble

I was recently coaxed into heading for a ski trip to Les Deux Alpes which I have to admit took some doing. Not that I’m dull as dishwater and twice as bland, but the thing is I’d never strapped on a ski in my life and figured I’d be way out of my element in the French Alps. I mean, to me this was like Silverstone is for racing drivers – not exactly the place to first dip your toe

From a Driver’s Perspective – How to Rub your Driver Up the Wrong Way

There’s really no better way on Earth to see a full cross-section of society that by running coach transfer services for holidaymakers – of at least that’s my experience of things. Allow me to explain; I’m a coach driver currently working with Alps2Alps airport transfers and spend most of my working life getting folk from the arrivals hall at Geneva Airport to where they need to be and then back again at the end. Sounds easy I know, but I’d like

Making the Most of Geneva – Beyond the Airport

Every year, hundreds of thousands of British tourists pass through Geneva Airport on their way to any of dozens of destination in the French Alps to indulge their ski passions. What’s more, most will adamantly claim that they have every intention of making the very most of their trip and checking out all their chosen resort has to offer, soaking up a little culture and broadening their horizons. However, I’d go out on a limb and say that at least

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