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Packing Tips for Your Child’s First Ski Trip

Packing Tips for Your Child’s First Ski Trip

If you’re counting down the days until your first ski trip with the little ones in tow, then you’ll want to start putting together a checklist of everything you need to bring. Here, Steve Cochrane MBE, from kids’ designer clothing retailer Childrenswardrobe, shares his packing tips for your child’s first ski trip. Packing for a skiing holiday with children is quite similar to packing for an adults-only trip, but there are few extra things you’ll need to consider when shopping…

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Customer Spotlight: Mr Young’s Ski Storage Experience

Customer Spotlight: Mr Young’s Ski Storage Experience

Ever wondered what using our ski storage service is actually like? While we could spend hours telling you what makes us great, we thought we’d let one of our fantastic customers tell you for themselves. When Mr Tyrrell Young saw our ski storage offer, he was prompted to buy his very first pair of skis. Previously put off by the inconvenience and cost of transporting his own skis back and forth from London, he decided to use our ski storage…

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New Ski Equipment Hire from Alps2Alps

New Ski Equipment Hire from Alps2Alps

A new ski season brings new opportunities to beat your PBs, hone your performance and have even more fun on the slopes. And your choice of ski equipment can make improving your technique a whole lot easier. We’ve refreshed our ski equipment hire options to include some of the best new skis, snowboards and boots from some of the most prestigious brands on the market. Find out what’s on offer at our ski hire shops to make the most of…

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A Day in the Life of Your Skis at Our Long Term Ski Storage

A Day in the Life of Your Skis at Our Long Term Ski Storage

  Regular skiers will understand the hassle of struggling through the airport with ski equipment after a week or two on the slopes. But what if you could leave your skis in the Alps until your next holiday? And what if it was completely free? Although this may sound like the stuff of dreams, it could easily become a reality when you book a ski transfer with us and qualify for our free ski storage service. So, what actually happens…

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What to Wear Hiking: A Handy Checklist

What to Wear Hiking: A Handy Checklist

Is it the breeze in your hair, the challenge of reaching the summit or the wonders of the great outdoors that makes hiking so addictive? If you’re relatively new to hiking, the amount of clothing styles and brands on offer may seem overwhelming. We’re here to show you that you don’t need to spend a fortune on fancy equipment to have a good time. With a few, hard-working garments you can take on that mountain with confidence. So, without further…

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The Benefits of Professionally Serviced Skis on the Slopes

The Benefits of Professionally Serviced Skis on the Slopes

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…

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Learning to Ski at 40: Tips to Skiing Success

Learning to Ski at 40: Tips to Skiing Success

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…

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Snowboxx Festival 2019 – Geneva to Avoriaz Group Transfers

Snowboxx Festival 2019 – Geneva to Avoriaz Group Transfers

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…

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

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

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…

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Introducing the New Alps2Alps Ski Transfer App

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…

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