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11 Must-Visit 2018 Ski Festivals

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Love festivals but hate sleeping in a tent? Without doubt, ski festivals are the best of both worlds. Ski during the day, and glide straight into a concert after your last run. For those who can’t wait to trade their muddy wellies for mountains, here are 11 must-visit 2018 ski festivals. Remember – drinking hits you harder at high altitudes. We consider this more of a challenge than a warning. 11. Zermatt Unplugged, Switzerland (10th – 14th April) At Zermatt

Craziest Ski Accessories in the World Right Now

craziest ski accessories

There’s a world of ski accessories out there. From the good, to the bad, to the abysmally ugly. Too many skiers are afraid to stand out, or try something a little different. To help you find your individuality on the slopes, here’s our list of the craziest ski accessories in the world right now. Get Ahead on the Slopes While helmets do an honourable job at protecting our heads when we face plant into the snow, it’s safe to say

The Most Annoying People You’ll Meet at a Ski Resort

stag do skiers

Okay, so we all love to hit the slopes. That’s why you’re here, right? But let’s face it, there are always a select few who know how to grind our gears. Whether you’re sick of stag dos or can’t stand the thought of another person running over your skis in the lift line, it’s time for a little cathartic ranting. Here are the most annoying people you’ll meet at a ski resort. The Wannabe Expert They’ve been skiing a handful

French Ski Transfer Routes From Hell

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Journeying up a snowy mountain was once a feat in itself. Today, ski transfer companies do this day in, day out to ensure you get to your ski resort with comfort and ease. High quality vehicles, local regulations and well-maintained roads make these journeys simple. Though not all ski transfer routes were born equal. There are some challenging roads out there which can make your transfer journey a little more difficult. Here are some French ski transfer routes from hell.

How to Find a Cheap Ski Transfer

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If you’re looking to save money on your ski holiday, there are plenty of tips and tricks to help. From booking your skis online to finding the right accommodation – there are plenty of handy cost cutting tips for skiers. Having said this, we often see the transfer neglected in these discussions. Thankfully, we’re on hand to help. We’ve got some insider tips to help you find a cheap ski transfer. Pick a Short Transfer It makes absolute sense. The shorter the route

Why Not to Take Chances with Unauthorised Resort Transfers

Geneva Airport has sadly not proved immune to the growing global problem of unauthorised taxi drivers, transfer operators and general touts operating outside arrivals and looking to pick up the business of travellers. Returning after an admittedly peak-season Christmas trip to Megeve many travellers can say without hesitation that they have never in all their travels to the French Alps seen so many resort transfer services never heard of before and frankly always run a mile from. However it cannot

Five Fast Track Routes To Ski Powder This Easter

When you’ve only got a limited amount of time to play with, the speed at which you can get from where you are right now to where you want to be on the slopes counts for a lot. Take your time, choose the scenic route or plan badly and you could waste days on travelling alone. By contrast, take a tip or two from the pros and you could find yourself hurtling down the runs the very same day you

Free Fun Time in Lyon – Stash your Cash!

There’s a saying among the most ardent fans and followers of the Lyon way of life – Paris might be the city to see, but Lyon is the city to experience. A lofty claim indeed, but one that becomes abundantly understandable when you spend time in this gorgeous corner of France. They often say that getting the best out of Lyon means throwing the usual rule-book out of the window and doing whatever the hell comes to mind naturally. Thinking

Resort Transfer FAQ – Basics, Baggage and Boredom

Nowadays, arranging an airport transfer onward to anywhere across the French Alps really couldn’t be easier, but for the first-timer there are of course plenty of questions to ask. So with those heading to the slopes for the first time, here’s a brief FAQ that should at least help clarify the basics: Should I Book? In a world – yes. The thing about booking in advance is that although it isn’t compulsory by any means, it is the best option

Warnings Reissued – Never Trust Unlicensed Transfers

It really doesn’t seem to matter how many times the Great British public is warned against it – thousands every year entrust their cash and to some extent their lives to illegitimate and unlicensed resort transfer services from Geneva Airport. Of course, on the surface it can seem like there’s not much to worry about – it’s really just a driver and a bus heading to where you’re going, after all. Sadly, it really isn’t as black and white as

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