Picture the scene. It’s a grey Wednesday afternoon, and the burden of mundane everyday life seems to have no end. But, there’s no option to take a full week off to wash away the stress of the day. Sound familiar? This is where weekend ski breaks come in. If you fancy a last-minute getaway or a quick trip, you might be tempted by a skiing weekend. But, surely there just aren’t enough hours in the weekend to make the most
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Love skiing but hate the queues? In the school holidays, it can be hard to avoid the crowds that inevitably come hand in hand with the slopes. Skiing with kids makes for a more entertaining holiday! But, it also means travelling during peak times. To help you escape the masses, we’ve put together our list of the best ski resorts for crowd-free school holiday skiing. Cortina, Italy Cortina is ideal for those looking for somewhere far removed from purpose-built resorts.
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
Your first time on the slopes can make or break your love of skiing. Therefore, it’s important to choose your resort wisely. To try and help, we have rounded up the best ski resorts for beginners in Austria. If a warm atmosphere and a picturesque view are important for your holiday, Austria is the ideal ski destination. The views are simply breath-taking. Austria’s authentic Alpine villages were established well before its ski resorts, giving it a welcoming and homely feel. While
Planning your skiing holiday? Fancy winning €100 off any ski transfer? Winter is upon us, and here at Alps2Alps we love making it easier for you to hit the slopes. We run to and from all the main airports in France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. Our team is made up of friendly, English-speaking drivers who make it their mission to bring you the best service possible. Whilst we believe in reliable, affordable transfers, we also believe in rewarding our customers.
Winter is fast approaching and if you’re as excited as us, you’ve probably already started planning your next trip already. Whether you’re craving a romantic retreat or a fun-filled family break, you want to make sure you’re getting the most from your experience. We’ve put together a list of 14 ski hacks that’ll guarantee you get more time on the slopes. 1. Planning a Family Trip? Scope Out the Best Options for Kids Planning on hitting the slopes with
We’re excited to announce Alps 2 Alps now offer high quality, low cost ski transfers in Italy. Italian ski resorts offer a unique experience when compared to the rest of the Alps. So, to celebrate we’ve conducted some extensive research on the best Italian ski resorts (as if we needed an excuse to hit the slopes). We’ve built a library of vital information about each ski spot we cover. Find the full list of ski resorts in Italy we service
There are many different types of ski accommodation. The place you choose to stay will have a huge impact on the type of ski holiday you enjoy. So, we thought we’d give you a run-through of the various apartments, chalets, hotels and hostels you’re likely to find in a ski resort. This way, you can pick the option best suited to you. Here’s everything you need to know. Ski Chalets Catered ski chalets are a tried and tested staple of
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
Don’t panic! A ski holiday with kids doesn’t have to be the nightmare you’ve heard about. If you prepare fully and understand the difficulties you may encounter, you can have a great time on the slopes with your children. Here’s some essential advice for parents and families. Get it Right When Booking We’ve already offered some essential advice on booking a family ski holiday. This covers some considerations to make at the booking stage which will ease your family’s trip