THE SNOW CENTRE TRIPS TO REAL MOUNTAINS, REAL SNOW, REAL SWITZERLAND!

Why not join one of The Snow Centre’s ski & snowboard trips this winter to Switzerland where you’ll be joined by our very own top instructors to give you full time coaching, video analysis and much more!

We’ve trips to Switzerland between October and April, to a range of resorts across the Valais region.

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To ensure you get the most out of our trips, we recommend you are able to ski or snowboard a red run or attend Skills Development Coaching sessions with one of our coaches to assess your level.

Find out more about everything Switzerland has to offer here.

To book or find out more information, please call us on 0344 770 7227 or complete our Enquiry Form.

THYON – MARCH – CRUISE THE BLUES

WHEN

Sunday 18th – Saturday 24th March 2018

WHO IS THIS TRIP AIMED AT?

The idea of this trip is to develop piste confidence in a beautiful and calm ski area of Thyon. The piste network here is ideal for building those fundamental skills that will empower you to enjoy your skiing and take on small but manageable challenges. To get the most out of this course you will be able to flow comfortably down green and blue pistes with a desire to tackle a red run.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Picturesque transfer by train, bus to and from Geneva Airport
  • 6 day 4 Vallees Lift Pass
  • Full time coaching from The Snow Centre’s Senior Coaches.
  • 6 nights Half Board accommodation in a shared room at La Cambuse, with ski-in, ski-out location.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • International flights to Geneva Airport* 
  • Equipment hire**
  • Lunch & drinks
  • Travel Insurance

*See below our recommended flights and a discount with SWISS.
**We’ve negotiated a reduced rate with local ski rental shops. Please ask for more details when you book.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Sunday 18th – Saturday 24th March 2018
£1,050 per person sharing a twin room
 
Single occupancy rooms are available but are limited and carry a supplement of £250.
 
£100 deposit payable at the time of booking to secure your place, with the balance due 12 weeks before departure, which is 24th December 2017.

Cancellation policy

Period Before Departure When Notice Of Cancellation Is Received Percentage Of Total Booking Price
70 days or more Loss of deposit
69 - 63 days 30%
62 - 49 days 50%
48 - 29 days 70%
28 - 15 days 90%
14 - 0 days 100%

WHAT FLIGHTS SHOULD I BOOK?

To give us the maximum time in Thyon, we have chosen the following flights for our team.

Our friends at SWISS have also offered a £25 discount off your flights for this trip. Please ask for your Promo Code at the time of booking.

SWISS offers FREE ski carriage on all their ‘Classic’ fares.

Outbound Return

Sunday 18th March

Saturday 24th March

LX353 LX358
Departing London Heathrow 08:55

Departing Geneva 20:45

Arriving Geneva 11:35

Arriving London Heathrow 21:25

If you travel on these flights, or those of a similar time, you will be met by a member of The Snow Centre team at Heathrow or Geneva airport. If you wish to make alternative travel arrangements, we can arrange for your train transfer tickets to be given to you before you leave and we will meet you in Thyon.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR COACHING TEAM, THE RESORT & ACCOMMODATION

Your Coaching Team

We want you to have the best time in Switzerland, that’s why we make sure we’ve got the best coaches on hand to make sure everything is covered. Not only will they give you full time coaching throughout your trip, including video analysis, they’ll also meet you at Heathrow,* transfer to Thyon with you, and almost certainly join you for an Après drink or two!
 
You can meet your coaches on one of our many Skills Development Coaching sessions running throughout the week. Book your next session now!

Thyon

Thyon is the Eastern gateway to the vast ‘Four Valleys’ skiing area, with over 400km of pistes available. The small, modern winter sports centre of Thyon, enjoys a beautiful panorama of the Bernese, Valais and Vaud (Waadtland) Alps, dominated by the 4000 metre peaks of the world-famous Matterhorn and the majestic Dent Blanche. Thyon is close to the canton capital of Sion (Sitten) at an altitude of between 1500 m to 2100m and has access to pistes from December to April.

Hotel La Cambuse

Located in the centre of the resort of Les Collons, Hotel La Cambuse is right next to the ski slopes. La Cambuse features a south-facing terrace with breath-taking panoramic views of the Matterhorn and the Dent Blanche. The restaurant serves French cuisine and traditional Valais specialities, and a breakfast buffet is available each morning.

NENDAZ – MARCH – WINTER WARM DOWN

WHEN

Saturday 17th – Saturday 24th March 2018

WHO IS THIS TRIP AIMED AT?

Perfect for groups of friends and family who want a relaxed trip with informal coaching from The Snow Centre’s coaches. Available for skiers and snowboarders alike, who have the ability to ride around on blue terrain and easy red slopes. The week will be hosted by our regular Team of TSC coaches who will offer guidance and companionship on the slopes. Our coaches will offer hints and tips in an informal “guided practice” style.

DSCIPLINE: ALPINE SKI & SNOWBOARD

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • 6 day 4 Vallees Lift Pass
  • 7 nights Self Catering apartments in Nendaz
  • Fully qualified coaches on hand to give hints and tips at various times throughout the week

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • International flights*
  • Transfers from destination airport to Nendaz
  • Equipment hire**
  • All food & drinks
  • Travel Insurance

*See below our recommended flights and a discount with SWISS.
**We’ve negotiated a reduced rate with local ski rental shops. Please ask for more details when you book.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Saturday 17th – Saturday 24th March 2018
£395 per person

Apartments vary in size. Please ask for more information for your groups size. Single travellers are welcome, you will be allocated accommodation with others from The Snow Centre’s group.

£100 deposit payable at the time of booking to secure your place, with the balance due 12 weeks before departure, which is 23rd December 2017.

Cancellation policy

Period Before Departure When Notice Of Cancellation Is Received Percentage Of Total Booking Price
70 days or more Loss of deposit
69 - 63 days 30%
62 - 49 days 50%
48 - 29 days 70%
28 - 15 days 90%
14 - 0 days 100%

WHAT FLIGHTS SHOULD I BOOK?

To give us the maximum time in Nendaz, we have chosen the following flights for our team.

Our friends at SWISS have also offered a £25 discount off your flights for this trip. Please ask for your Promo Code at the time of booking.

SWISS offers FREE ski carriage on all their ‘Classic’ fares.

Outbound Return

Saturday 17th March

Saturday 24th March

LX353 LX358
Departing London Heathrow 08:55

Departing Geneva 20:45

Arriving Geneva 11:35

Arriving London Heathrow 21:25

Please note, transfers aren’t included in this trip. We recommend you purchase a Swiss Transfer Ticket for an enjoyable transfer by train and bus. Click here for more information. Other transfers are available.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SNOW CENTRE TEAM IN SWITZERLAND & THE RESORT

The Snow Centre Team in Switzerland

We want you to have the best time in Switzerland, that’s why we make sure we’ve got a team on hand to make sure everything is covered. If you have any queries you can let them know at any time, and if you’re looking for some hints and tips on the slope, they’ll be available for some informal coaching at various points throughout the week, and they’ll almost certainly join you for an Après drink or two!

You can meet your coaches on one of our many Skills Development Coaching sessions running throughout the week. Book your next session now!

Nendaz

Nendaz offers a unique and exceptional ski area surrounded by marvellous high mountain scenery. From the resort set at 1400m to the Mont-Fort glacier at 3300m, you will spend an unforgettable vacation.

With 412 km of ski-runs, it is the biggest ski-area fully set on Swiss territory : plenty to give you the very best skiing, as well as the opportunity to take unforgettable tours in the mountains !

THE 4 VALLÉES INCLUDES :

  • 412 km of ski-runs
  • 92 mountain-lifts
  • 47 km of covered runs

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Top 3 FAQsLift Passes

Q. Is equipment included?

A. Your lift or lesson pass includes the hire of skis,ski boots & poles or snowboard & snowboard boots plus helmets. We recommend that you wear warm clothing, however if you don’t own any of these items you can hire clothing from us for £7and purchase gloves for £10.00 and socks for £4.

Q. Is the slope busy?

A. Check out our live webcam here to see how the slopes are looking today. We always recommend that you pre-book Lift Passes to make sure there's space on the slope, as well as get 10% OFF when you pre-book online. Click here to go to the live webcam.

Q. What is the age of an adult and junior

A. Anyone 16 years and below is a junior at The Snow Centre and 17 years and above are adults. Our Junior Group Lessons are broken down in a different age groups to improve the quality of the lessons we can provide: 4 years (Ski Only) 5 - 6 years (Ski Only) 7 - 10 years (Ski or Snowboard) 11 - 16 years (Ski or Snowboard).

Know your limits What level am I?

If you’re brand new to the slopes or reintroducing yourself to the snow, check out the questionnaire below to see what level you are, and what level ski lesson we recommend you to book. Of course if your still not sure please call our team on 0344 770 7227

Level 3
I can do basic snowplough turns

We offer a large range of Adult Skiing Lessons, Junior Skiing Lessons and Family Skiing Lessons so there is something for everyone. You can take your pick, from the ‘we’re all in it together’ Group Lessons to the personal one-on-one style of our Private Lessons.

Our expert ski instructors have endorsed this recommendation based on the information you have provided. If you want to discuss your level further please call 0344 770 7227 to speak to our team.

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