5 Benefits To Booking Your Ski Holiday Early

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It’s that time of year again. The snow has melted, the ski blues have kicked in and it’s time to put the ski clothes away for another season. It won’t be long until the school summer holidays are in full swing and you’ll be in the summer spirit not thinking about the mountains but enjoying your time on the beach. BUT There is there are many benefits to booking a ski holiday early and we have shortlisted the top 5 just for you. Book it … Continue reading

Top 5 Ski Bucket List Experiences

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With over 100-years skiing experience between us in the office, we know a thing or two when it comes to skiing in the best resorts. We’ve put together the ultimate Ski Bucket List Experiences, so you don’t have to. Here’s our pick of the 5 greatest ski and snowboard experiences. Brave the Hahnenkamm, Kitzbuhel This run is part of the World Cup ski races and is notorious for being the hardest course on the tour. World class skiers such as Hermann Maier (the Herminator), Bode … Continue reading

The 10 Best Ski & Snowboard Films…EVER!

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We all love a good ski film. Whether it’s park rats sending it off monster kickers, retro back country snowboards dressed as unicorns or beautifully produced mountainous shots that leave you breathless. After spending the whole winter in a room watching multiple ski films, eating pizza and drinking beers, we have shortlisted the 10 best ski films of all time! Watch the full films here with Powder White. Claim (2008) Full Film HD – 1h 14m Matchstick Production created this award-winning approach that saw the … Continue reading

2017/18 Winter Flights From £63pp!

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This is not your usual blog post from us but we couldn’t help shout about the huge savings on flights and our chalet prices for 2017/18 are now live! At Powder White we love saving our guests money on flight deals. If you book today, you could get a London Gatwick to Geneva flight from £62pp over the Christmas and New Year period! *This price is from the time and date of the research conducted. The price will increase with the increase of sales…So you … Continue reading

Terribly Great Ski Holiday Tips

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Here are some obvious and not so obvious tips to remember when going away this year. Which ones are you favourite?   1. To soften ski boots for the morning, stand by radiator or put on heated boot rack. 2. Put a chocolate bar / oats bar in your pocket in the morning for that essential mid-morning snack. Try and get a snack with high carbohydrates as it will provide you with more energy. Battle oats are a great energy provider! 3. Make your lunch … Continue reading

Ski Bug Hits The Alps!

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DO YOU HAVE THE SKI BUG? People all over the world have been infected by a highly contagious winter bug developed from the environment of the mountain. We have noticed our guests coming back from their holiday with the following symptoms… Read below to see if you have the ski bug. Be warned. These images may cause you to smile and give you a butterfly sensation in the lower gut… For emergency bookings, please call +4420 8877 8888 1.Addiction Nearly all will become addicted to the … Continue reading

Meribel… What Is All The Fuss About?

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Why Méribel is viewed as one of the best ski resorts in the Alps? You’ve definitely heard of Méribel. It is a renowned resort in the ski industry and French Alps in particular. Brits flock to this resort each year – but why? What’s all the fuss about in Méribel? Let me tell you… 600 kilometres of Skiing! The 3 Valleys is the ski area consisting of Courchevel, Méribel and Val Thorens. These three major resorts – both in size and in popularity – combine to create … Continue reading

Courchevel – The Hidden Truth

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Courchevel is known for its lavish and upper-class lifestyle, sipping champagne and knocking back oysters on the slopes. I mean yes, this still happens but there is more to Courchevel than meets the eye and here I will explain the hidden truths.   THE RESORT The resorts of Courchevel are a popular choice for not just the rich and famous but also those who are looking for a vast ski area and activities for non-skiers too. Courchevel is a fantastic area which consists of 1850, … Continue reading

40cm Snow Storm Hits The Alps!

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Snow Report ¦ Powder White

The photo above was taken over the weekend from one of our team members overlooking the Hotel Portetta and the Belvedere piste. Heavy snow has hit the Alps and more is expected from today until next week! Up to 30cm of snow coated the Alps, especially in Avoriaz and Val Thorens. However, the winning resorts goes to St Anton, who got up to 40cm at the top! As you can see from a collection of Webcam shots below, the snow is covering nearly all resorts across the Alps. Freezing point was as … Continue reading

Need A (Ski) Lift?

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Ten’s of millions of Euros have been spent on improving ski lifts across Europe for the 2016/17 ski season. In this blog, I will present to you the new lifts in Austrian, French and Swiss Resorts. Let’s start with the biggest development which will change skiing in St Anton forever! St Anton, Austria Four new lifts in the Arlberg – built at a cost of €45 million  – will create the biggest lift-linked ski area in Austria and one of the biggest in the Alps. You … Continue reading