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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

The Secrets of Lyon – What Not to Miss!

Spend a day or two in Lyon and you’ll note the usually frenzied mobs of tourists shuffling around with their cameras to the most obvious sights in the city. Annoying if you, yourself are planning to head for the no-brainers, but what about the other side of Lyon the huddled masses don’t ever lay eyes on? Well, there is indeed another side to the city and there are dozens of treasures just waiting to be discovered – and you’ll usually

A Lazy Day in Lyon

One of the best things about hitting Lyon in the middle of the ski season is that you’re free of all the monstrous mobs that descend on the region in the summer. It doesn’t take a genius to work out that this isn’t the kind of place where scorching summer weather is the be all and end all of things, and like any amazing city it’s a year-round hotbed of culture and relaxation. And for anyone that’s intent on using

Getting to the French Alps For Christmas Affordably – Sort of!

It is already that wonderful time of the year when thousands of Brits with dreams of a white Christmas finally start thinking about booking their festive break to the French Alps – only to find they’d need a second mortgage to do so. For all its magic and wonder, there’s little disputing the way in which so many tour operators, airlines and so on relish the opportunity to fleece us to within an inch of our lives and bleed us

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