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Family Ski News | March 28, 2017

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Take the Frozen Underground

January 5, 2017 |

We’re all familiar with London’s famous map of the Underground.  Now there’s a new twist – the Frozen Underground map of the Alps. This brilliant idea was created by amateur British astronomer Anton Vamplew.  His Frozen Underground features ski resorts instead … Read More

Private jet to the Alps

October 14, 2016 |

Flying your family in a private jet to the Alps is cheaper than you think! 

In fact, it’s cheaper to take a private jet to the Alps over February half term with Butler & … Read More

Dramatic cable car rescue

September 12, 2016 |

Dozens of tourists, including young children, had to be rescued after being trapped overnight in small cable-cars dangling over the slopes of Mont Blanc, in Chamonix in the French Alps. It took two days to complete the massively complex and … Read More

Cheapest train tickets to the Alps

July 20, 2016 |

If you’re already dreaming about next ski season, we have some good news.  Tickets for the Ski Train to the Alps for the whole season go on sale at 9am today.  We anticipate they’ll be popular as more and more … Read More

Crystal switches to train transfers

July 20, 2016 |

Crystal Ski Holidays is implementing train transfers instead of coach travel to all Swiss ski resorts from December 2016.  It will make family flight transfers with babies, toddlers, buggies and baggage much easier.

 

Starting this coming … Read More

easyJet winter flights on sale

May 7, 2016 |

Winter flights for the season 2016/17 are now on sale. So, if you like to travel independently when you go skiing, now is your opportunity to clinch a bargain price.  

 

 

EasyJet fly to many of the main ski … Read More

Lift strike in Les Deux Alpes

February 26, 2016 |

Getting all the family to the Alps for half-term is no mean feat. It usually requires lots of pre-planning, ski kit purchasing (if your kids grow half as fast as mine) and possibly even a few lessons on a local … Read More

Solo journey to the South Pole

January 16, 2016 |

It’s exactly 100 years ago today that Sir Ernest Shackleton’s boat became stuck in the ice as he attempted to complete the first crossing of the Antarctic continent. But, right now, explorer and former army officer Henry Worsley is nearing the … Read More

Airbnb and skiing

January 5, 2016 |

Our editor chose one of the busiest weeks of the ski season to try out her first Airbnb. Her aim was to find some cheap but pleasant family-friendly accommodation in one of France’s most popular resorts.   Did she succeed to … Read More

Britain’s Polar Express

November 20, 2015 |

Now the weather’s turning colder, it’s almost time to dust off the Christmas decorations, to light the fire and to snuggle up with your family to watch that annual favourite film, The Polar Express.  This year, there’s even the chance to take a ride … Read More