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Guide to Alpine Skiing Holiday from Australia

Northerners often dream about a never-ending summer. But for you, as an Australian, your dream vacation is probably some place full of snow. You’ve decided to go the the Alps – the perfect choice! Go on with this article and read some helpful advice on how to make your trip as easy as possible and what’s in offer around and about the Alps. Besides skiing, of course.   Top Tourist Attractions in the Alps Coming to the Alps from Australia

Early-Bird Winter Vacation Deals 2016/17

Alpine ski season is just around the corner to offer plenty of fun for those who love winter sports. Maybe you have a dilemma: to book ski holiday early or wait for the last minute bargain? There are a lot of benefits to being an early bird and planning your winter vacation sooner rather than later. Early booking is ideal if you want to get a cheap ski deal and have plenty of options. Or maybe you not only prefer

3 traveling tips for a perfect summer getaway in the Alps

Skiing season is long over and now there’re many other activities to do instead of racing down the slopes. Beginning of the hot summer means not only days filled with fun and laughter but also the potential dangers of elevated temperatures, wild animals and high mountains. We want to make sure you are OK in whatever you choose to do – summer tobogganing , lake swimming or cheese tasting, so here are some tips for unforgettable holidays. Be prepared for

The spring sale season has taken off – it’s time for a brand new ski equipment!

The ski season is over, the snow melts away and you’re left thinking: so now what? We say, it’s time to stop crying about the end of the ski season and start some shopping! Yes, you read it right – shopping. Spring is the best time to get rid of the old and outworn clothing, so why not change your ski equipment? When the season is over, it’s time for shops to make room for incoming ski & snowboard products.

4 great reasons to have a family spring vacation in Tirol

The Austrian state of Tirol is one of the most spectacular places to visit in all seasons. Everyone knows it offers world famous ski resorts and countless winter sports activities, but soon the skiing season will be over and then what? Skis off and hiking boots on! Snow will soon start melting and nature will revive, as the crocuses and snowdrops come to light on the meadows. Breathe in the fresh air and let the natural forces of nature have

What to pack for ski trip: the ultimate checklist

Packing for a trip is a troublesome task to begin with, but packing for your ultimate ski vacation can be a nightmare. We know that very well because of the countless attempts to pack a perfect suitcase. And we also know that wisdom really comes only from experience. In order to save your precious time, we made a checklist of items you may need or want to take on a skiing vacation. Obviously, everyone’s holiday is somewhat different, so everyone

Best Things To Do in Grenoble

I was recently coaxed into heading for a ski trip to Les Deux Alpes which I have to admit took some doing. Not that I’m dull as dishwater and twice as bland, but the thing is I’d never strapped on a ski in my life and figured I’d be way out of my element in the French Alps. I mean, to me this was like Silverstone is for racing drivers – not exactly the place to first dip your toe

Saving a Packet on French Alps Ski Transfers

Travellers heading for a ski holiday to the French Alps often think that once their flights are taken care of, the bulk of their travel expenses are taken care of. However, there are dozens of instances every day when this proves not to be the case at all for one simple reason – they haven’t factored in their resort transfers upon arrival at Geneva Airport…or Chambery, Lyon, Grenoble, Turin or anywhere else, for that matter. The trouble is, some assume

French Christmas Markets – A Break from the Alps

With thousands of Brits once again making their annual jaunt to the French Alps for a taste of a real winter wonderland, tour operators are urging them not to pass up one of the most wonderful festive treats of all – France’s legendary Christmas markets. True, most of the following example will demand more than a slight jaunt from the usual haunts like Grenoble, but when it comes to capturing the real essence of Christmas, it really is worth taking

Top 3 Student Ski Resorts

Click Lancashire named Tignes, Chamonix and Les Deux Alpes amongst the top ski resorts for students. Luckily we provide very affordable airport transfers to all three resorts as well as to all other ski resorts in France, Switzerland and Italy. Tignes is best reached via Lyon or Chambery, Chamonix is closest to Geneva airport and Les Deux Alpes is most convenient for Grenoble airport. Skiing can often be an expensive holiday; no wonder with current exchange rate, Switzerland is not