Tag Archives: skiing with children

Renting or Buying Ski Gear – A Choice or a Compromise?

A question that’s plagued a million and one visitors to the French Alps over recent years – to buy and take ski equipment or to rent out the necessary kit at the resort? Well, the rather unfortunate truth is that we’re sadly still no closer to a definitive answer today than we ever were – it all depends where your priorities lie. So, if weighing up whether or not now’s the time to cross the line into fully-fledged ski gear

Resort Transfer Travel Sickness Tips

There are too many fun and joyous things about a family trip to the French Alps to begin listing – travel sickness is however not one of them. Every year, thousands of families are blighted by bouts of this quite debilitating affliction, which in most cases doesn’t kick in until those final resort transfer services after arriving at the airport. In fact, such is the severity in some instances that even the thought of boarding a coach to head for

How to Survive an Extended Resort Transfer with Kids

One of the things that never fail to take parents by surprise when taking their kids on holiday is the way in which they seem to be able to pass the time at the airport and on the plane with ease, but things take a turn for the worse as soon as you step on the resort transfer bus. Most likely this is due to the fact that planes and airports are exciting novelties for kids, whereas buses are anything

French Alps Ski Resorts – Family-Friendly or Otherwise?

While there will always be those who view flying down the slopes as something of an adults-only affair, others refuse to deny their children the delights of the French Alps on their annual ski trips. Personally I have to say that I side very much with the latter as within sensible reason I do not think it is ever too early to get the kids involved and build a new passion for life. That being said, I will admit that