Winter Sports Festivals

Posted on November 24, 2017

For those of you that love Winter sports, you will probably already know about all of these festivals, but for those of you that are new to the scene, here are our top three favourites. You may think it’s too early to be thinking ahead to 2018 festivals, but a lot of them are selling out fast!

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France takes Crown for World’s Best Ski Resort

Posted on December 30, 2016

Val Thorens in France has been voted ‘Best Ski Resort in the World’ for the third time in four years at the annual World Ski Awards, which aims to celebrate all things winter sports related. Over 1.6 million people from 85 countries around the world voted in the 2016 awards.

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The Best 2016/17 Bargain Ski Breaks

Posted on November 11, 2016

According to the Daily Mail’s Peter Hardy, getting the best deal on a winter sports holiday all comes down to timing. Many people may be delaying booking until they start to see snow falling in Europe (following the rather late start to the season in the last two years), but booking before Christmas or in January could save you money.

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One in Four Winter Sports Enthusiasts Travel Uninsured

Posted on April 29, 2016

According to recent research by the Chartered Institute of Insurers (CII), 9% of their 4,000 respondents had purchased travel insurance but not cover for winter sports, 10% were unsure if they had cover for winter activities and a further 9% had not purchased insurance for their most recent trip. Unfortunately this is a growing trend amongst consumers, which leaves them to potentially astronomical bills if they face a holiday disaster.

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Expert Tips to help you Survive an Avalanche

Posted on March 18, 2016

It may shock you to learn that over 150 people are killed by avalanches every year. The avalanche dangers vary between destinations, and depend upon multiple factors including temperature and snowfall – making them difficult to predict. However, when an avalanche does strike it can prove deadly for anyone caught in its wake, which is why experts have now released tips to help you survive an avalanche.

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Lack of Snow Inhibits another Ski Season

Posted on January 18, 2016

When planning a holiday there are a whole host of things you can do to ensure your trip goes without a hitch – do lots of research, book through a reputable firm, buy travel insurance, etc. but one thing you cannot control is the weather, as thousands of skier found out this season.

Destination - Alps, France
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Best Ski Festivals to Visit in 2016

Posted on December 28, 2015

Why wait until summer to dance and drink the night away? The best parties in the world are ski festivals – they’re a great way to meet new friends, fun and, of course, do plenty of skiing or snowboarding.

Snowboarder doing a toe side carve
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Winter Sports Holiday Costs at an All Time Low

Posted on December 21, 2015

If you’re thinking about a last minute winter sports trip, there has never been a better time to book. According to recent research conducted by The Post Office and Crystal Ski, the cost of things like equipment hire, lift passes and ski schools are all cheaper than last year, thanks to the strength of the Pound against the Euro.

Sport woman in snowy mountains
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Family Wintersports Travel Tips [Infographic]

Posted on November 16, 2015

Planning a winter sports holiday with young children can be daunting, so we have created the handy infographic below packed full of tips and advice to help any family achieve the perfect winter sports holiday this winter. Don’t forget to use discount code ‘SNOW10’ for a 10% discount on our single trip winter sports policies.

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Top Tips for the Perfect Winter Sports Holiday

Posted on October 16, 2015

If you’re planning a ski or snowboard trip this year, we’ve put together our top tips for the perfect winter sports holiday.

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