Category Archives: family ski tips

How to Get Your Kids Into Skiing

Are your children taking a while to warm to the slopes? Skiing can be tough on kids! The weather is cold, the transfers are long, and it’s likely that ‘ski school’ doesn’t sound very appealing to young ears. To try and help, we’ve put together some advice on how to get your kids into skiing. Don’t be pushy To get kids into skiing, the key is to ensure the enjoyment-factor is there. If they don’t want to try something- don’t

Last-Minute Ski Holiday Checklist

Off on a spontaneous skiing holiday? We’re all guilty of forgetting things, especially if you don’t have much time to get prepared. To try and help, we’ve put together our last-minute ski holiday checklist, to ensure you have the best time on the slopes! Which ski resort is for you? If you’ve been tempted to book a last-minute ski holiday, it’s time to work out which resort you’d like to go to. Every holiday offers something different, so pick your

What’s happening in the Alps this December?

Professional skier competing - what's happening in the Alps this December

Pre-Christmas is an exciting time to visit the Alps! There is excitement in the air, a lively atmosphere, and everyone is eager to get their boots into the fresh snow. The beginning of the ski season is jam-packed with events to entertain you off the slopes! There’s something for everyone. From fashion shows to Christmas markets, you will find events to please all ages and suit all tastes. So, what’s happening in the Alps this December? Here’s everything you need

Ingenious Ways to Entertain Your Child While Travelling

While children love being on holiday, it’s fair to say they don’t enjoy travelling. In fact, this is an understatement. While we’ve already offered some advice on why a holiday with kids needn’t be stressful, physically getting to your destination often proves the hardest part. Many parents have admitted to avoiding any travel at all with children in tow, largely because entertaining children on long journeys is a tough task. Hand-luggage sizes limit the number of toys and activities that

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.

The Best Ski Resorts in Italy – Articles

Ski resort in Italy

In need of a ski holiday to Italy but not sure where to go? We’ve got it covered! It can be tough to sift through all those articles about the best ski resorts in Italy – so we’ve done the hard work for you. We’ve curated the best articles and blog posts from the most reliable independent publishers. These are the resorts on everyone’s lips! The Best Italian Ski Resorts – The Telegraph The Telegraph tell us why Italy is

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

Skis attached to back of chairlift

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

The Best Family Ski Resorts Articles

Children playing in snow at Alpine ski resort

Planning a family ski holiday in the Alps? Can’t find the time to research all possible destinations? After all, you’ve just put the kids to bed! Worry not, help is at hand! We’ve curated all the best articles on family ski resorts from the most credible sources and independent publishers. We’ve done the legwork, so you don’t have to. Here’s our list of best reads to help you plan your trip. The 15 Best Ski Resorts for Families – The

Alps2Alps Choice: TOP 10 Mountain Movies

Men at Alps

Do you know what kind of passion share poets, adventurers, lovers and ordinary office people? Their love for the mountains! Some of them are crazy enough to climb on every peak, but some use mountain pictures as their wallpapers. It doesn’t matter how they express their feelings towards the mountains, but these people sure are captivated by the beauty and danger of these large and almost mystical landforms. Are you? If not, you must watch at least one of our

Ski & Snowboard with kids and make the most of your family vacation

Skiing with children may seem impossible for many parents who cannot imagine finding appropriate childcare or skiing instructors that they trust, and then having the peace of mind to actually enjoy the slopes. However, the overall picture is not so bad. In fact, ski resorts increasingly continue to offer flexible childcare, ski and snowboard schools, as well as many off-slope activities. In order to have the most memorable family vacation, we prepared a few tips on what to consider before

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