Category Archives: Equipment

The Benefits of Professionally Serviced Skis on the Slopes

Professional ski service

To go professional or not to go professional, that is the question! The condition of your skis or snowboard can make a huge difference to your experience on the slopes. There’s nothing like gliding across fresh powder on well-maintained skis, the wind in your hair and the sun on your face. That’s what keeps us coming back for more every season! But is it possible to achieve perfectly maintained skis at home? And is it even worth it? Here at

Learning to Ski at 40: Tips to Skiing Success

Skiing under blue skies

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Or can you? While it’s no secret that learning new skills can get harder with age as we lose some of our adventurous spirit, not all is lost. Learning to ski at 40 is perfectly possible. All it takes is hard work, determination and a whole lot of courage. To help you on your journey to skiing success, here’s some tips on how to learn to ski at 40 and keep up

Snowboxx Festival 2019 – Geneva to Avoriaz Group Transfers

How to travl to Snowboxx ski festival

Snowboxx ski and music festival is one of the biggest events in any skier’s calendar. Combining legendary musicians and DJs, excellent skiing opportunities and a whole host of activities makes for a pretty special week on the mountain. Travelling as a group? Skiing, partying and generally letting your hair down is best with friends. Making your way to the festival as a group can be part of the fun, that’s why we’ve covered everything you need to know to get

Renting, Buying or Borrowing Skis: What’s Best for You?

Ski equipment leaning against a chalet

Unless you’re an experienced skier who can’t bear to miss a season on the slopes, it’s likely that you don’t own your own set of skis and all the equipment that goes with it. A common question that gets asked by those planning their first ski holiday, or even by those who haven’t been in a while, is whether it’s better to buy or rent ski equipment. The answer depends on who you are, your ability level and what you

Introducing the New Alps2Alps Ski Transfer App

  Booking your ski transfer has just got a whole lot easier! Here at Alps2Alps we’ve been working on a shiny new app to make your ski holiday as fuss-free as possible. We’re very happy to announce that the new Alps2Alps ski transfer app is here! Find out how downloading the app can save you time, money and a whole lot of effort. What does it do? The new app allows you to book cheap ski transfers, view upcoming bookings

What Should Be On Your Pre-Season Ski Shopping List?

The winter skiing season is fast approaching! There can be a lot to remember when packing, and even the most experienced can be overwhelmed by each trip. Whether you’re a first-time skier or returning after a break following the previous season, a pre-season shopping list is a good way of keeping track of your equipment. Organisation is key. Splitting your list into groups and identifying the key essentials will help the process run far smoother. It will also help identify

How to Look Good Skiing

When on the slopes, we all want to look like pros. Even after the lessons, everyone looks like a beginner for far longer than they’d like.  To help you avoid this, we’ve put together our tips on how to look good skiing. Carry Your Skis Correctly There’s nothing more of an eyesore than someone who doesn’t know how to carry their skis properly. One of the first things instructors teach you is how to carry your skis. Although, if you

The Essential Ski Boot Fitting Guide

ski boot fitting guide

Ski boots are entirely different to any other shoe. There are some unexpected considerations to make when trying on ski boots. If you’re doing this for the first time, or simply want a bit of advice to ensure you get the right size, we’re on hand to help. If you’re heading for the Alps this season, get your equipment right first time with our ski boot fitting guide. Ski Boot Fitting Advice First of all, let’s start with some simple

10 Ski Hire Money Saving Hacks Your Rental Shop Won’t Tell You

There are a few universally acknowledged truths about ski holidays. First, the Alps are the best place to go. Second, it’s not cheap. Third, your ski hire shop is taking you for a fool. Oh, you didn’t know about the third? Well, it’s time to get clued up. Here are 10 ski hire money-saving hacks your rental shop won’t tell you. Don’t Pay Full Price Don’t be the only person who pays full price for their skis at the resort.

Hiring Skis Vs Flying With Your Own – What’s Cheaper?

There are a lot of costs involved in hitting the slopes. It makes sense to do what you can to cut the added expenses. Before travelling to the resort, you’re probably questioning whether it’s best to bring skis with you or rent them. So, what is the cheaper option? We’ve listed the cost of transferring your skis by the airlines flying into Geneva airport, alongside the cost of hiring skis from Alps 2 Alps, so you can see where you’ll get

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