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Travelling to Les Arcs
Transport...often the one thing that people put at the bottom of their ‘to do’ list and end up leaving until the last minute! Getting to Les Arcs could not be simpler, with Bourg St .Maurice situated a mere 7 minutes away from Arc 1600 (if you take the funicular). You can travel directly from London to Bourg St. Maurice and with a free bus linking Arc 1600 to the rest of the villages that make up Les Arcs, you will have no problem reaching your preferred village! Here is some information that should help you, but if you need a little more then please don't hesitate to contact our team in the office who will be more than happy to point you in the right direction...literally.
Powder White hold an Air Travel Organiser's Licence granted by The Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 6860. We can offer a range of different flight options and whether you prefer to book low cost airline flights yourself or have us book charter or scheduled seats, executive jets or helicopters on your behalf, you choose the mode of transport most suited to you. can choose the most suitable options available. Also, if you are travelling from outside of the UK you have the freedom to book a direct flight to your destination without having to go via London, therefore saving you time, money and a unnecessary additional journey.
The nearest airport to Les Arcs is Chambery but Geneva Airport is the most popular. It offers the biggest selection of scheduled international flights and if you plan on getting a private or shared transfer, Geneva is your best option.
Getting the Eurostar is a great alternative to flying out to resort or driving. You can get the Eurostar from King’s Cross St Pancras to the French Alps directly, and it avoids the hassle of early check in times and the lengthy transfer to resort, as Bourg St. Maurice is only 35 minutes transfer to Les Arcs. Depending on which trains you pick you can also get 8 days of skiing into your 7 night holiday. There is an overnight train leaving on Friday evenings so you can ski on Saturday, or a Saturday morning train that arrives early evening in time for dinner. For your return journey you can depart on Saturday mornings and Saturday evenings.
Please call the UK Operations Team on +44 (0) 208 877 8887 and we can advise and book your transfers for you.
If you are thinking you are going to brave the drive – look no further than CarHire3000. They guarantee the cheapest car hire around and they have a great range of vehicles on offer. You can book your car hire on their website – here www.carhire3000.com. If you don’t trust your sat nav, we have directions to help you.
Co-ordinates for your sat nav:
Lat: 45.5717' N
Long: 6.8078' E
Green card. This is international comprehensive car insurance.
Spare set of car light bulbs
Car documentation (registration, insurance, MOT etc)
Valid Road Tax
Valid Driving Licence
*Do also remember your snow chains; you may not be allowed up to resort without them. Also recommended by motoring organisations (and in some cases a legal requirement) for continental travel in winter are the following items: small spares kit, fire extinguisher, spare keys, manufacturer’s handbook, & shovel.