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Family Ski News | June 2, 2020

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Skiers to sue Ischgl over coronavirus claims

March 31, 2020 |

With Europe as the current epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, with over 100,000 people infected on the continent to date, Austria is currently investigating a bar at a popular ski resort for allegedly not reporting a case of coronavirus. Some … Read More

Before you pack away your ski kit…READ THIS

March 31, 2020 |

Just a few minutes spent now on ski kit and clothing will save you time and money in the autumn when we gear up for the winter 20/21 season. And yes, winter 20/21 will come round before too long (although it … Read More

Ischgl – a secret Coronavirus hub

March 31, 2020 |

Think Ischgl, think top-notch skiing, and a lively apres-ski scene.  The Austrian ski resort of Ischgl has achieved a status of notoriety for another reason: it appears it was a secret virus hub for Covid-19.   Even when one country warned … Read More

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.    

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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