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The Mountains Are Calling, But First…

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Who else is getting this call? If so, you want to be ready to answer it the best way possible. So here are some events to help you get ready to answer the mountains. mountains Chel*Ski, UK Yes, it is exactly what is says on the tin. Skiing in Chelsea. Chel-ski is just off the King’s Road, offers two remote-controlled treadmill-like slopes that rotate uphill and claims it can teach beginners skiing basics far more quickly than on snow. I was lucky enough to get a exclusive invitation to go … Continue reading

Ugly Val Thorens?

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So over the years Val Thorens has had it’s ups and downs. The surrounding peaks make for a stunning skyline but in a blizzard the resort can be a little bleak and back in the 70’s Val Thorens started adding in their ‘ugly apartment blocks’ which was described as ‘like living in Croydon’. But give credit where it is due, they have recently invested large amounts of money in developing new and stylish apartment blocks making it more sophisticated like its sister resorts, Courchevel and Meribel. It is also one of … Continue reading

Looking For Quality Powder?

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This one goes out to all the powder hounds! At Powder White we know a thing or two about great powder in the Alps, especially with 100 seasons between everyone in the office.   Verbier, Switzerland Powder White works closely with Verbier Ski Experts Warren Smith who have provided us with their top two Powder routes. Bruson-  Level: Advanced powder riders On a deep snowy powder day head over the nearby ski village of Bruson. A new super fast gondola now links Verbier to Bruson making it the perfect … Continue reading

Stay Away From St Anton!

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You will thank me for sharing this to you, so please share with others who are thinking of going this season! 1. They Never Build Anything New View more information here 2. The Views Are Terrible 3. The Night Views Are Just As Bad! 4. The Ski Area Is Tiny And Only 305 km Of Downhill Slopes Click to make the piste map bigger. 5.Chalets Are Old And Too Close To The Slopes 6. They Don’t Celebrate Christmas 7. All Rocks No Powder! 8. Apres Ski Is Quiet … Continue reading

Save Up To £254pp On Catered Chalets

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15% Off Chalets

Last chance to save up to £254 per person off your catered chalet this Christmas and New Year. This offer will end on Sunday 4th September at 16:00. Still undecided? Here are some final reasons why you will love skiing over Christmas and New Year. Feeling Lazy? Click here and we will do all the research for you with our top recommendations. Christmas Week Date: Tuesday 20th December to Tuesday 27th December 2016 Recommended Resorts: Courchevel, Meribel, Val d’Isere, Verbier and St Anton.  Benefits: No washing. No … Continue reading

What Ski Accommodation Is Right For You?

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Over the years, a common questions that kept arising to our sales team was: “What ski accommodation should I go for… what is included?” So here, to get you started, I have created this blog to help you understand what ski accommodation will best suit your needs…or if you are feeling a bit lazy, get in touch with one of our holiday experts and they can do all the hard work for you! Just don’t tell them I said that. Catered Ski Chalets What is it? A catered ski … Continue reading

Reasons To Ski Over New Year

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Thinking of skiing this New Year? I know it might seem an eternity away but it won’t be long until the New Year arrives, so escape the standard home celebrations and enjoy the resort New Year entertainment. Book as early as possible as New Year is very popular and all the best resorts and chalets sell out quickly. Here are the reasons why you will want to enjoy a white New Year on the slopes! New Year’s Eve Celebrations  In each resort, there is always a variety … Continue reading

15% off Christmas & New Year Chalets

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15% Off Chalets

Dreaming of a white Christmas or celebrating the New Year in the Alps? Don’t dream it, live it! We are offering 15% off per person on ANY of the catered chalets in Val d’Isere, Verbier, St Anton, Meribel and Courchevel 1650 and 1850. This special offer ends on the 4th September at 16:00, so SET A REMINDER so you don’t forget… I have to set reminders when booking a restaurant, let alone a ski holiday! You can view all our chalets online and book with one of … Continue reading

5 Reasons To Ski Over Christmas

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I know it might seem an eternity away but it won’t be long until you are rushing around the shops buying presents, thinking about how many to cook for, what size turkey to buy and so on… we have all been there. This is why we are providing you the top 5 reasons to escape all of that and enjoy a white Christmas. Reasons to ski over Christmas… 1. Christmas Offers With plenty of great offers in resorts including a whopping 15% off all catered chalets, … Continue reading

New to Val d’Isère 2016/17

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Val d’Isere is a fantastic resort for piste skiing, back country, nightlife and of course apres ski. So here are some more reason why to go this year! Gondola Upgrade “New gondola for 16-17 is the biggest news in a decade for Val d’Isère” The Solaise gondola is the last phase of the two-year €16 million redevelopment, reaching 2500m at the top. The new gondola will include: 10-person gondola with 91 cabins 7-minute journey making it one of the fastest in the world 40% more capacity Heated seats … Continue reading