Ski holidays can be pretty expensive, though they don’t have to be. We’ve previously told you about the cheapest ski resorts in Europe, now it’s time for the money-saver’s guide to cheap ski rental. Rent Skis or Fly With Your Own? It’s a myth the only way to save money on ski-hire is to bring your own. Many airlines charge for ski carriage, not to mention the hassle of travelling with ski gear makes it more hassle than it’s worth.