You may have filled your weekends with sunny afternoons in the garden, and your head with thoughts of relaxing by the pool, but if you’re looking to bag an unbelievable bargain for your next winter ski holiday, you’ll need to get your head back in the game—because when you’re planning a trip to the mountains, the early-bird really does catch the worm.
For skiers and snowboarders, families and groups, whether you’re hoping for fresh pow, a crazy goggle tan, hot chocolates up the hill, or hours of fun on the snow, if you’re looking to bag a bargain, now is definitely the time to book.
Here’s some early-bird ski deals worth grabbing before they’re gone!
Aletsch Arena is one of Switzerland’s sunny, car-free plateaus, with ski-in, ski-out accommodation options galore. The resort provides access to 104 kilometres of fantastic pistes – in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and offers ideal skiing conditions between 1845 and 2869 metres from December through to April. Making Aletsch Arena’s combo package a must have, ‘get before it’s gone’ deal!
Known as the Aletsch Hit, and available for visits from 15th – 22nd December 2018, 5th – 26th January 2019 and 16th March – 27th April 2019, the Aletsch Arena combo package is a tempting option for anyone planning 3-7 days skiing or snowboarding right at the start, in the middle or at the end of the season.
The Aletsch Hit includes accommodation in a hotel or apartment and a ski pass for 3 to 7 days' skiing or snowboarding on the Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiesch-Eggishorn pistes. All from CHF 345.00 per person in a double room.
The package also throws in reduced prices on ski and board hire and a voucher for a paraglider tandem flight in Fiescheralp for CHF 109.00 (normal price CHF 130.00). A great deal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders.
Early-bird bookers can pick up an unforgettable stay in the heart of the biggest ski resort in Switzerland for less, with 30% off the Résidence Le Pracondu Apartments when booked for select dates before 1st November 2018.
Well located, with direct access to the ‘one lift pass’ 4 Vallées ski area that links the resorts of Verbier, Nendaz, Thyon, Veysonnaz, Bruson and La Tzoumaz, the early-bookers accommodation offer provides a 1 week stay in Nendaz, ski passes, parking and WiFi. Available from 9th - 23rd December, from 6th January - 3rd February and from 3rd March - 15th April 2019.
Alternatively, also nestled in the heart of the 4 Vallées ski area, early-bird bookers can pick up 30% off a one week stay, with parking in Veysonnaz. When skiers or snowboarders book before 1st November 2018 with the Alpvision Résidences Veysonnaz, they can enjoy 30% off and a stay at the feet of the slopes from 9th - 23rd December 2018, 6th January - 3rd February 2019 or from 3rd March - 15th April 2019.
Ski the famous Portes du Soleil for less this winter with 15% off when you pick up your ski pass between 1st September - 30th September 2018. Reaching over 13 resorts between Mont-Blanc in France and Lake Geneva in Switzerland, the huge Portes du Soleil ski area provides more than 600km of groomed slopes for varying abilities and over 1,000 kilometres of natural beauty.
Part of Les Portes du Soleil, The Région Dents du Midi comprises 6 charming villages perched high in the Swiss Alps near the south-eastern end of Lake Geneva – providing access to the world’s largest international ski area.
The early-bird offer is only available online for any 5 days or more on Portes du Soleil ski passes bought for the following period: 23rd December 2018 – 22nd March 2019 - not available on season passes and in conjunction with their family offer.
The Portes du Soleil also offers many great deals throughout the winter season with sales and special deals. Don’t miss them!
Perched above the Rhone Valley, Thyon 4 Vallées is a small modern ski resort in the Val d’Hérens linked to neighbouring Verbier and the huge 4 Vallées ski area. Perfect for those looking for a quieter stay than its nearby resorts can offer, but still providing access to the largest ski area in Switzerland.
This year, Thyon have launched a promotional offer on accommodation, that allows guests to enjoy 4 Vallées mountains in mid-winter for less. Making Thyon a great choice for your winter break!
Book before 30th November 2018 and save yourself 20% on accommodation in Thyon between 5th January 2019 and 2nd February 2019.
If you want to catch the worm this season, make sure you're an early-bird!
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