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How to Avoid a Nightmare Experience When Skiing This Year

Man on a ski lift in the Alps

For every friend who swears a ski trip is the ultimate holiday experience, there’s another with a horror story involving broken bones, ski lift faux pas and a whole lot of tears. It’s true that skiing holidays aren’t without their risks. And no-one wants their relaxing alpine break to end with a trip to the hospital. However, there are ways to dodge the common mistakes that can lead to disaster. We’ve got years of skiing experience under our belts, so

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 13th – 15th 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

Introducing the New Alps2Alps Ski Transfer App

  Booking your ski transfer has just got a whole lot easier! Here at Alps2Alps we’ve been working on a shiny new app to make your ski holiday as fuss-free as possible. We’re very happy to announce that the new Alps2Alps ski transfer app is here! Find out how downloading the app can save you time, money and a whole lot of effort. What does it do? The new app allows you to book cheap ski transfers, view upcoming bookings

5 Cheapest Ski Resorts for Families

Infographic cheapest ski resorts families

  A family ski holiday is a great way to have fun with your loved ones while spending some quality time with them. But, everything has a price tag. Costs soon add up and before you know it, what seemed like a nice family adventure can suddenly cost you a fortune. The solution? Skiing needn’t break the bank if you know where to look! We’ve found the 5 cheapest ski resorts for families in the Alps. Flaine, France Flaine is

Where to Ski Without the Crowds This Winter

  When planning your next ski season, one factor that often gets overlooked is how busy the best ski resorts can get at peak season. It’s unlikely you’ll want to be tripping over other skiers on the slopes or battling for space at the après ski bar. Luckily, it’s possible to find quieter, top ski resorts in Europe a little off the beaten track. It’s knowing where to find them that’s the problem… We’ve put together this list of where

Best Places for Last-Minute Summer Getaways in the Alps

Green fields in the Alps during the Summer

Summer is in full swing! Once the temperature rises, lots of us start packing our bags to make the most of it. But, many don’t have too much time to spare! So, if you’re seeking a quick weekend break, or a short mid-week vacation, you can’t venture too far out. No one wants to waste these precious hours travelling! This is why Alpine ski resorts are the perfect choice of destination. Unconvinced? Here are the best places for last-minute summer

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

How to store ski & snowboard equipment in the off-season

It is official – the ski season is over, my friend. It is time to say goodbye to your awesome skis, snowboard, jacket and boots. So the next question is: how and where am I supposed to put all that stuff? Of course, you can just leave it in the garage and deal with it when the snow starts to fall, but you won’t be happy when you’ll see it next time. Why? Because moisture and dirt can do more

Alps2Alps choice: TOP 3 spa retreats in the Alps

Spring is the best time to renew and rejuvenate your body and soul for the upcoming summer season so it’s time for vacation! You can still ski in March and April and yet enjoy the nature’s awakening, but, we know, skiing probably isn’t the first thing on your mind when it comes to relaxing vacation. But what if we told you that you can have it all – an active day on the slopes, breathtaking views, bit of greenery peeking

5 Awesome Facts About the Alps Everyone Should Know

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word ‘Alps’? Everyone associates it with something different yet common – snow, high altitude, skiing, meadows, cows, wooden chalets, musical “The sound of music”… You name it. But there’s always something new to discover about this wonderful and almost magical place. Here are five cool facts about the Alps, which can serve as great conversation starters!  This is what we’ll be covering: Etymology Highest mountain Tourism Nature

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