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Family Ski News | March 30, 2020

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Posts By Teresa Fisher

Latest resorts closed due to Coronavirus (last updated 11.20pm 14 March)

March 13, 2020 |

LAST UPDATED 13 March 2020 : As holiday makers gear up for the ski flights tomorrow, holiday companies are all in overdrive as many resorts decide today whether to close due to Coronavirus.  Events are unfolding rapidly but we will … Read More

Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show and print magazine are axed

March 13, 2020 |

Amid speculation and rumour over the past four days, FamilySkiNews can now confirm – it’s official, Telegraph Events really have axed the London Ski Show. It’s the end of an era. And they’ve stopped the print magazine too.    

In … Read More

All ski resorts in Italy to close due to Coronavirus

March 9, 2020 |

Breaking News: The Regional Affairs Minister Francesco Boccia has announced at a press conference in Rome on Sunday (8 March 2020) that all ski facilities in Italy will be closed, starting from 10 March 2020, in an attempt to reduce … Read More

Excellent snow conditions in Scotland

March 6, 2020 |

Scottish ski resorts are enjoying some of the best snow in years.  It is very welcome news as, until now, Scotland has had a winter of mild weather, high temperatures and little snow.



The snow-sports resort of … Read More

Top airlines for taking your own skis or snowboards

February 14, 2020 |

The website My Late Deals has researched 19 airline baggage policies to find the cheapest airlines for ski carriage – those which carry your equipment for free; those that take it out of your baggage allowance; and those that charge … Read More

Happy Valentines Day to all skiers and boarders

February 14, 2020 |







… and the very best of luck to any brave souls getting married on the slopes today!… 







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Celebrity Skier: James Blunt’s favourite resorts

February 10, 2020 |

James Blunt has been a keen skier all his life.  His first experience on skis was in the Troodos Mountains in Cyprus when he was a small child. He was living there at the time because his dad was in the … Read More

Top last minute halfterm ski deals

February 9, 2020 |

For those of you who’ve held your nerve and left half-term ski booking until the very last minute, there are some cracking deals to be had. 




Alpine Elements are currently offering Hotel Gelinote, with its swimming pool, sauna … Read More

Les Contamines – contaminated by Coronavirus

February 9, 2020 |

The popular French family-friendly ski resort of Les Contamines is coming to terms with the news that five British nationals who stayed at the resort have been confirmed as infected with coronavirus.



It’s true, the resort’s name is … Read More

Half-term snow forecast

February 9, 2020 |

It’s the all important question… what will the weather be like this half-term?  Snow conditions are pretty good right now across the Alps.  But another storm cycle is due to set in on Monday bringing with it some unsettled weather … Read More