Top 10 ski deals for 2017/18 - get on the piste at every price point!
Ski Special 2017/18
Hitting the slopes this year? Check out Pól Ó Conghaile's pick of the ski deals!
1. Söll, Austria
Directski.com has seven nights’ self-catering in a two-star pension in Söll from €399pp. The rate includes B&B, transfers and a rep service based on two sharing.
2. Paradiski, France
Topflight has seven nights in the four-star Chalet Bayona, chalet board, for travel on January 6, priced at €969pps. It’s set in the village of Plan Peisey. See topflight.ie
3. Pas de la casa, Andorra
Crystal Ski has a week’s self-catering at the two-star Manzano Apartments from €425pp, departing January 14. See crystalski.ie
4. Serre chevalier, France
Solo skier? No problem. Friendship Travel has ski ‘house parties’ for single skiers, with no supplement. A week with flights, transfers and chalet-board accommodation starts from €1,241pp (friendshiptravel.com).
5. Cervinia, Italy
Club Med (sunway.ie) has a seven-night, all-inclusive trip to this Italo-Swiss ski domain, with four-star accommodation, from €1,589pp (adults) and €1,319pp (kids). It departs January 14.
6. Andorra for families
J. Barter Travel has several family ski deals this year, including Christmas on the slopes from €1,885 for a family of four. The package is in Arinsal, Andorra (travelnet.ie).
7. Val d’isÈre, France
Early birds get the worm with Highlife.ie on December 3, 10 and 17. From €630pp you’ll get seven nights in a serviced chalet including transfers and chalet board (flights extra and can be organised at booking).
8. Livigno, Italy
Directski.com has a three-star self-catering package to the Italian Alps from €399pp, departing next January 13.
9. Zell am See, Austria
Leaving from the North? SkiMcNeill.com has a week departing Belfast on December 23, including accommodation at the two-star Pension Molnar, reps and transfers, from £454pp (€515pp approx.).
10. Montriond, France
Luxury chalets La Ferme du Lac Vert (a 16th-century converted farmhouse) and La Petite Ferme can sleep between six and 36 guests. Prices range from €660pp for short breaks to €24,340 for seven nights’ exclusive rental of both properties, including catering and drinks (lafermedulacvert.com).
NB: All prices subject to availability. Packages don’t include ski hire or lift passes; ‘chalet board’ typically includes breakfast and dinner with wine and beer.