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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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How to Travel To Tomorrowland Winter 2019

How to Travel To Tomorrowland Winter 2019

It’s official. One of the best electronic music festivals in the world is coming to the Alpe d’Huez ski resort from the 9th – 16th March! For hard core electronic music fan, the festival won’t need any introduction. However, for those who aren’t so familiar, Tomorrowland is a music festival held in Belgium each summer, famous for its all-star line-up of DJ’s and explosive atmosphere. For the first time, a winter edition of the festival is being held at the…

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Top Tips for Protecting Your Feet This Winter

Top Tips for Protecting Your Feet This Winter

  There’s nothing that will spoil a day on the slopes like damp, sweaty or uncomfortable boots. Let’s put a stop to this problem once and for all! We caught up with footwear drying specialists, Drysure, to get some insight into how you can keep your feet and footwear in great condition and get maximum enjoyment from the mountain. Time to hear from the experts! Here are some top tips for protecting your feet this winter. Form Fitting Footwear When…

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Learn How to Snowboard in a Day: The Cheat’s Guide

Learn How to Snowboard in a Day: The Cheat’s Guide

Whether it’s your first-time on the slopes and you don’t want to be left out, or you’re simply impatient, you might be tempted to learn to snowboard in a day. Some might say this is impossible without lessons. But, who doesn’t love a challenge? There are some reasons why learning to snowboard in a day is a bad idea. But, we’re not always sensible either. Nobody wants to be the last one down the mountain every time! So, here’s our…

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How to Cram a Week’s Snow into Your Weekend Ski Break

How to Cram a Week’s Snow into Your Weekend Ski Break

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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Best Ski Resorts for Crowd-Free School Holiday Skiing

Best Ski Resorts for Crowd-Free School Holiday Skiing

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….

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Best Ski Resorts for Beginners in Austria

Best Ski Resorts for Beginners in Austria

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…

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Alps 2 Alps Now Offers Ski Transfers in Italy

Alps 2 Alps Now Offers Ski Transfers in Italy

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…

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Which Ski Resorts in the Alps Have the Most Blue Pistes?

Which Ski Resorts in the Alps Have the Most Blue Pistes?

You’ve already had your first taste of powder and now you’re back for more. If you’ve got the basics nailed, it’s time to take the step up to blue runs. We’ve scoured the mountains of Europe to find the ski areas in the Alps with the most blue pistes.  We’re looking beyond the number of runs at each resort but instead how many runs you’ll be able to access with ease.   11. Sestrière – 54 Blue Pistes Sestrière is…

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Why Ski Holidays With Kids Needn’t Be Stressful

Why Ski Holidays With Kids Needn’t Be Stressful

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…

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