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Travelling to Les Menuires
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 Menuires is easy, accessible via various different routes and modes of transport. Here is some information that should help you, but if you need a little more, 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 you 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 and helicopters on your behalf, 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. (NB. In the unlikely event of our insolvency and where flights have been provided by us as part of a package, the CAA will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to us for an advance booking).
The nearest airport to Les Menuires is Chambery Airport, but Geneva Airport is the most popular and has more international flights scheduled. Grenoble is also close by, with Lyon Airport being slightly further away.
Please call the UK Operations Team on +44 (0) 208 877 8887 and they can advise and book your transfers for you or you request a private transfer by logging into your booking using your booking reference and password.
Shared transfers are fantastic if you want to cut the cost of travelling to resort and don’t mind travelling with people you don't know. Prices will suit single passengers, couples and smaller groups the best.
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 below to help you.
Co-ordinates for your sat nav:
Lat: 45.3236' N
Long: 6.5375' 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 and shovel.
In France, it is now a legal requirement from November 2012 to carry a breathalyzer in your car at all times. You will be fined by police if you cannot produce one on request.
Why stick to the windy roads and lengthy journey? The quickest and most stylish way to arrive in resort is by helicopter, with breath taking views of the Alps included! You can travel in a single or twin engine helicopter, private or shared from most airports. From Geneva the journey time is 37 minutes by helicopter to Les Menuires. Please note that this is a helicopter transfer only and does not include transport from Helipad to accommodation. If you are interested in booking a helicopter, please call our UK Operations Team on +44 (0) 208 877 8887.