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So what’s the best way to get to your chosen ski resort?

There are lots of options you can fly, drive, or take the train!  Of course some resorts lend themselves to each option better than others do.

Check out our travel pages here and explore the different ways to get there - from flights to links to places to stay on the way if you are driving you'll find them all here! 

Do let us know if you think something should be listed here and it isn't!

 

Driving

A lot of resorts are just 8 hours drive from Calais.

By driving you have complete flexibility when in resort to visit other places should you want to.

French motorways are far less congested than those in the UK so it is usually an easy drive.

Or why not break the journey and stop en route to see a bit more of France?

Flights

With so many airlines now servicing popular ski resorts it is nearly as easy as catching a bus!

Book early to get the real bargains or ask us about midweek holidays and long weekends and fly at a less popular time to make some real savings.

Watch out for the extra charges for sports kit and heavy bags!

Check all the options especially at peak times as some of the main operators can be cheaper than the “budget” airlines.

Trains

Train can be a great way to travel to the Alps and it is the most environmentally friendly way to travel. Hop on the Eurostar ski train at St Pancras International or Ashford International and be whisked out to France at 186mph.

Take the day train for stunning views from your seat as you travel across France and into the Alps or opt for the night train and arrive bright and early in your destination, rested and ready to take on the slopes the on first day of your holiday and benefit from extra days skiing. Some resorts in Austria and Switzerland actually have a station in the resort itself!

Transfers

There are lots of taxis and transfer companies that will take you from the airport to resort.

You can book your own private transfer for just your group or you can save some pennies and book a shared transfer.

Private transfers will meet your flight and take you straight to your ski accommodation, a shared transfer will mean you are sharing the minibus with other people who are arriving / departing on a similarly timed flight. You may not have to wait at all or you may have to wait an hour or two - check with the transfer company direct for the best option to suit you.

Win A Ski Holiday for Two to the French Alps with Ski Amis

Win a catered chalet ski holiday for two in one of the world’s largest ski areas! Indulge on a full English breakfast, homemade cakes and 3 course meals with unlimited wine for 7 nights in the French Alps! You could be staying in Les Menuires, La Tania or La Plagne – all great resorts with skiing heights up to 2850m and plenty of après ski, bars and restaurants on your doorstep. Catered Chalets that are ski in/ski out, traditional, big enough for the whole family or in a peaceful beautiful location – the choice is yours if you win. With a large list to choose from, there will be a chalet to suit you! 

 

You can choose from:

 

Les Menuries, Three Valleys

Chalets de Bruyeres– This perfect ski in/ski out location is right at the bottom of the piste. The gondola at the backdoor will take your straight up to 2850m! Whilst your there, have a go on speed mountain (suitable for children and adults), dine out for one night and try some traditional French cuisine and maybe even treat yourself to a spa day at the wellness centre next door. 

La Tania, Three Valleys

Chalet Christine, Titania or Morgane– Ski through the trees in this great south facing resort with great access to the whole of the Three Valleys. These chalets are close to everything. La Tania is a pedestrianised resort so you are only 5 minutes away from the piste, a lift or a bar! 

La Plagne, Montchavin – Paradiski 

Chalet Dolomites– this chalet is quirky but in a great location, only 2 minutes away from the lift that takes you straight up to the Vanoise Express. This gives you great access to 425km of piste. Watch your little ones learn to ski in the snow garden from the balcony and enjoy a soak in the hot tub of an evening. This traditional village has everything you need for a perfect ski holiday!  

 

Holiday Details 

Ski Holiday for 2 people in the French Alps

One week in January or March 2020 (subject to availability) 

Transfer from Geneva included 

Standard Service Chalet (subject to availability) 

Les Menuires: Chalets de Bruyeres, Katerina or Lorraine

La Tania: Titania, Morgane or Christine 

La Plagne, Montchavin: Dolomites

Flights, ski passes, ski hire and ski lessons are not included, Altitude Holidays general competiton terms here