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How to Ski with a Hangover

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If you’re anything like us, at some point in your ski holiday (if not every morning), you’ll have to deal with a hangover. You might be able to blame your behaviour from the night before on the altitude. But, excuses won’t help you in the morning. Fear not! Here’s how to ski with a hangover. Tried and Tested Hangover Cures So, it’s the morning after the night before. You’ve woken up on the floor next to your bed, or in

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

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

The Cheapest Ski Resorts in Europe Articles

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Want a ski holiday on a budget? Don’t have time to research all the possible locations? Don’t panic, we’ve done all the work for you. We’ve curated all the best articles on the cheapest ski resorts in Europe from the most credible sources and independent publishers. We’ve done all the work so you don’t have to! 10 Cheap Ski Resorts: In the Shadow of Giants – The Guardian This article claims the best way to hit the slopes on a

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

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

Year-Round Bargains – Reminders on Booking Cheap Transfers

That time of year is well and truly upon us again where nobody has a penny to spare and another year of economising looms menacingly ahead. Of course, none of this will prove enough to put millions off the idea of their annual ski jaunts to the French Alps, but economise they must and search for means to make savings they will. As such, this is probably the best time of the whole year to once again look at some

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

Three Signs Your Resort Transfer is Dodgy

For want of a better word, there is little escaping the fact that so many of the Geneva Airport transfer services operating today are as dodgy as it gets…plain and simple. Each and every day, dozens of drivers and other charlatans make their way in and around the arrivals hall, looking to take fares from as many naïve and/or desperate travellers as possible and to hell with the consequences. After all, they’re clearly not bothered that they aren’t licensed, insured

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