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3 Tips for Luxury Travel in Courchevel

Itching for a snowy escape to one of the most beautiful places in the world? Courchevel is an alpine paradise that boasts high altitude, 230 snow cannons, and guaranteed good snow throughout the season as explained by Condé Nast Traveller. The destination is perfect for travellers that love winter and enjoy the good things in life. For you to fully enjoy your luxury ski trip, here are a few things to keep in mind: Do your research on the various

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

Battling Boredom on the Buses

While it would probably be fair to say that a good 99% of a trip to the French Alps is about as exciting as it gets, there’s a rather niggling 1% that most wish they could do without – that being the resort transfer. Not that they’re not entirely more pleasant than they used to be, but by the time a family has arrived on the tarmac after commuting to the airport back home and taking the flight over the

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

An Insider’s Guide to Morzine

Situated in the popular Portes du Soleil region, the traditional but bustling town of Morzine is fast becoming the go-to resort for those in search of the ultimate snow retreat. In this article – Director of Aiglon Morzine Ltd, Steve Warner – reveals his top tips for anyone planning on visiting Morzine this winter. Best time of year to visit Morzine Morzine has an excellent snow record, due to its proximity to Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, and so anytime

Ski Weekends and Short Breaks – Maximising your Time

As fun as ski trips always are, it’s difficult to deny there’s often quite the logistical nightmare involved in organising and implementing the trip as a whole. This is why most rarely consider the idea of a short weekend trip to the Alps for example as they feel the upheaval just would not be worth the payoff. However, if you play your cards right and exercise a little common sense it is perfectly possible and pretty easy to get yourself

Swiss Vs French – Which Side of Geneva Airport Should You Rent a Car From?

Here’s a question asked thousands of times every year – is it better to rent a car from the Swiss side of Geneva Airport or outside the other exit in France? A Unique Position There really is no airport in the world quite like Geneva – it’s the only transport hub that exists in both France and Switzerland. The vast majority of flights land on the Swiss side, which also happens to be the largest part of the airport by

Three Reasons to Hit Geneva Airport Before the Slopes

Anyone looking to hit the French Alps in the foreseeable future will probably find they are rather spoilt for choice when it comes to the airports they could use as their primary hub. There’s Lyon, Grenoble, Chambery and Annecy to name just a few serving the area, but chances are that if you ask anyone in the know or that’s being heading to this neck of the woods for a while, they’ll tell you to head to Geneva as first

How to Sleep in Zurich Airport

If you’re of the type that believes sleeping in an airport is more of a challenge than a means of relaxing, rest assured you’re in good company. Contrary to what you might think, you aren’t the only one that hates the prospect of bedding down in a departure lounge for a few hours while the pilot decides whether or not to bother bringing the plane your way this day or any. So just to make matters worse, say for example

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