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Taking young children away on a skiing holiday requires a little more effort than your trips ‘before children’! If your children are too young to start skiing yet or about to try skiing for the first time, a skiing holiday requires a bit of additional planning. The good news is that you can still book an off- peak date, something you will appreciate once your child starts school, the costs of holidays in school holidays can be 30%+ more expensive. Make the most of it while you can! Take...
Awesome new LED snowboard set for launch in time for the 2018 ski season. The LED powder snowboard is planned for release in time for Christmas, we can see this new LED snowboard being on many snowboarders Santa list. Its been Created by a Japanese company called Enomoto and tested at the end of this season at the country’s Hakuba resort, the board. This is the third prototype ahead of the commercial launch before next winter, has a reported “trick detection feature” which uses a gyro...
Nearly all ski resorts operate a crèche of some kind, however, most of our clients with young children prefer to book a skiing holiday that offers childcare as part of the package. For several good reasons. Crèches are in or near to the chalets, hotels and chalet hotel The staff speak English, so your child won't feels isolated with foreign speakers Any special requests such as food allergies can be passed on via the tour operator Reasonable prices and cover that...
Aspen Skiing Co buys Mammoth Mountain, Steamboat and Winter Park It was announced earlier this week that the Aspen Skiing company who operate the four mountains in Aspen and their new partners KSL Capital, a private equity company scooped the deal to outflank Vail Resorts and give some competition to Vails Epic Ski Pass with its own Season Pass which is expected to cover all Aspen controlled ski resorts. The deal worth more than $1.5 billion could see Aspen offer up a rival to its mighty...
Europe is home to countless ski resorts, but one that stands out is the looming snowy mountain of St Anton in Austria. To many experienced skiers, St Anton needs no introduction. Located in the Arlberg, one of Europe’s most certain areas for snow, it is also one of the largest linked. St Anton is dubbed by many as a skiing haven. It is one of the top five resorts in the Alps and popular for its superb skiing and splendid après ski. It’s clear to see why. ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ St Anton...
With its rugged terrain and dependable snowfall, St Anton am Arlberg in Austria is a well-loved ski destination for people all over the world. The majority of people visit the resort primarily to go skiing. It boasts over 211 miles of pistes and more than 124 miles of off-piste itineraries, as well as a modern ‘Ferris wheel’ gondola, which allows skiers to ride the lifts at ground level. Veteran skiers adore St Anton for its challenging slopes and varied terrain, but this charming village...
In the 2016/2017 ski season, Bulgaria saw record snowfalls, it snowed from January through to Mid- March. For most of the ski season, some of the best conditions to be found in Europe were in Bulgaria. The hotels in Bulgaria are very good, the locals are super friendly and the prices are very good value compared to a skiing holiday in the Alps. Balkan holidays, our preferred partner for Bulgarian skiing holidays, sold out of every holiday by the first week of January, such is the demand for...
Val d’Isere is a beautiful commune nestled in the Tarentaise Valley. With its picturesque lakes and impressive mountains, it is a haven for skiers and nature lovers alike. Since Val d’Isere’s slopes attract visitors from all over the world, we want to make sure that we preserve the valley for future enjoyment. Many ski resorts in France are already taking steps to minimise the environmental impact of their establishments so that they can maintain the natural beauty of their surroundings....
The Alps are a marvel. Being surrounded by sloping fields of white snow is a thrill for both avid skiers and beginners alike. Whether you want to challenge yourself at the highest summit in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc or trace the history of the sport in St Anton, the Alps reveals a side to Europe not everyone expects. To have an even better holiday, we have come up with some tips to help you make great memories. Enjoy the Fondues If there is one thing, you have to try eating while in the Alps,...
You could be booking an all-inclusive 2018 skiing holiday from a lot less than you might think! Japan has been at the top of my, “to ski list” ever since I started skiline.co.uk, not because so many of my clients have skied there or even because we get lots of requests for Japan. My reason is its reputation for champagne Powder, lots of it! It’s the same reason we think Japan should feature on your list if you are a serious skier. At the London ski show last winter I noticed the interest from...