/ February Holiday Help
Just me and my GF going and we ski at quite different levels so hoping to go in a chalet where we may meet other people to link up with.... Ideally flying from a midlands airport (EMA, MAN or LIV) but not essential.
What are the websites of choice when looking for a good deal and when is the best time to look. 1 month ahead, 2 weeks ahead?
We're kind off locked into the week of the 9th to the 16th Feb so can't help that. Will look into the site you mentioned
How much busier do people think the slopes will be on the 16th to 23rd Feb (half term for most) than on the week previously, 9th to 16th Feb(still peak ski season)
> How much busier do people think the slopes will be on the 16th to 23rd Feb (half term for most) than on the week previously, 9th to 16th Feb(still peak ski season)
Some UK schools are off that week - so busy if it's a popular resort with the Brits. If you look on Snowheads they have a thread with European school hols too.
> a thread with European school hols too.
I've been trying to google that!
Isn't that half term week, its going to be heaving.
> I've been trying to google that!
> Isn't that half term week, its going to be heaving.
Most UK schools are off 3rd week. But pick your resort and it can be ok. We went to Portes du Soleil last year at half term and I was dreading the queues - it was fine. You just have to undertstand where the pinch points are. There are a couple of lifts we queued on but most if the time we'd be behind 3 or 4 people. Certainly seen bigger queues in Chamonix in January.
aggghhh.... I dont want to have to fly from Gatwick!
I've been to Verbier for £370pp when the list price was £1000+ and St Anton for £480 vs £800. We were more lest minute on the Verbier one.
Have look into UCPA. Their British agent is Action outdoors. Somewhere between a hostel and a hotel with prime sites in all the big French resorts. It is THE place to go if you want to meet people as many travel alone. All food, accommodation, hire, tuition and liftpass for around £500! ....once you've stayed at one you will never look back!
Mr Ski in les Gets. A great chalet and pick up's from Geneva.
Not sure on availability as he's very popular.
Les Gets links into Morzine and Avoriaz.
If you end up at a loss, join us in the Sierra Nevada!
Mr Ski was not available that week..... have booked into la plagne through ifyouski.com
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