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How to Prepare for a New Ski Season

How to Prepare for a New Ski Season

Whether you are planning for your very first ski holiday, or this is just your first season back at the slopes since the pandemic, you’ll want to prepare ahead of time to ensure a smooth sailing and stress-free holiday.  Advanced preparation is a must if you want to make the most out of your ski trip and be as prepared as possible. From packing advice and pre-ski exercises to accommodation and booking flights, we have compiled this guide on how…

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Ski Resorts Near Geneva Airport: The Quickest, Easiest Routes

Ski Resorts Near Geneva Airport: The Quickest, Easiest Routes

Geneva airport is a thriving hub for skiers looking for an unforgettable skiing holiday in the Alps. With easy access to so many world-class ski resorts, it’s no surprise that Geneva International Airport is a starting point for many an Alpine adventure. Want to maximise slope-time? The key is choosing a ski resort with a short transfer time from the airport. A nearby resort means less time spent in a car, and more time spent on the slopes – what’s…

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A Guide to the Best Ski Resorts Near Zürich

A Guide to the Best Ski Resorts Near Zürich

Zürich is the perfect choice for an exhilarating ski weekend, a cultural city break or a stress-free family holiday to remember. This bustling city in north-central Switzerland offers a wide variety of activities and attractions for visitors throughout the year, whatever the weather. But most importantly, of course, skiing fanatics are spoilt for choice during ski season! There are plenty of excellent ski resorts within an easy drive of the city, so you can hit the slopes without having to…

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Half Term Family Ski Holidays in the Alps

Half Term Family Ski Holidays in the Alps

The half-term ski break is a great time for families to get away from the hectic school routine and explore some of the best resorts and activities in the Alps. Family ski resorts offer runs that cater to a range of levels, snow tubing hills and nursery slopes for children’s ski lessons, as well as providing a wide array of family-fun activities. There’s a lot to see and do in just a few days, so here are our top tips…

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Can You Teach Yourself to Snowboard in a Day? Cheat’s Guide

Can You Teach Yourself to Snowboard in a Day? Cheat’s Guide

Maybe it’s your first time on the slopes and you don’t want to be left out. Or maybe you’re just impatient – we answer the question… can you teach yourself to snowboard in a day? Some might say it’s impossible without lessons. But, who doesn’t love a challenge? There are some reasons why learning to snowboard in a day is a bad idea. But, we’re not always sensible either. Nobody wants to be the last one down the mountain every…

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Winter Activities in the Alps: Add to Your Ski Holiday

Winter Activities in the Alps: Add to Your Ski Holiday

Looking for a little adventure and want to discover the best activities on offer this winter? Skiing is just the tip of the iceberg for a winter holiday in the Alps – it’s a giant snowy playground of adventures just waiting to be discovered! More and more resorts are offering an array of alternative activities for non-skiers, as well as tempting powder addicts to taste new adventures for a bit of extra fun on holiday. As specialists in winter activity…

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BOOKING A CHEAP FAMILY SKI HOLIDAY: HOW TO KEEP COSTS DOWN

BOOKING A CHEAP FAMILY SKI HOLIDAY: HOW TO KEEP COSTS DOWN

Uninterrupted quality time, perfect slopes and restorative family meals – what’s not to love about a family ski holiday? Before you start trying to answer that question with travel expenses, hefty lift pass prices and the après ski drinks bill, have a read of this. It’s easier than you might think to have a cheap family ski holiday without compromising on fun. Here’s our advice on how to keep costs down when booking a family ski holiday. How Much Does…

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Which Alps Resorts are Reopening this Season: 2021/22?

Which Alps Resorts are Reopening this Season: 2021/22?

The season we’ve all been waiting for is finally upon us! After months worth of disruption, it’s looking like the 2021/2022 ski season will go ahead as planned! Extended quarantine is being reduced and double vaccinated travellers are enjoying a more seamless transition between countries. Many ski enthusiasts can be more than a little confident of having a chance to dust off their skiing and snowboarding equipment this winter. It’s not always easy to navigate the complicated rules for travelling…

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Top 5 Spooky Stories from the Alps

Top 5 Spooky Stories from the Alps

The Alps aren’t just a place to go skiing. Imbued with magic and mystery, the Alps are home to stories of ghosts, ghouls and hideous creatures that lurk in the shadows and valleys. Almost every mountain town has their own story to tell, be it of witches, spirits or monsters. This Halloween, we’re taking a look at the top 5 spooky stories from the Alps. Urban legends or true stories? You decide. The White Lady Have you heard the tragic…

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A Day in the Life of Your Skis at Our Long Term Ski Storage

A Day in the Life of Your Skis at Our Long Term Ski Storage

  Regular skiers will understand the hassle of struggling through the airport with ski equipment after a week or two on the slopes. But what if you could leave your skis in the Alps until your next holiday? And what if it was completely free? Although this may sound like the stuff of dreams, it could easily become a reality when you book a ski transfer with us and qualify for our free ski storage service. So, what actually happens…

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