Winter Travel Advice

If you’re planning a winter sports holiday, whether you’re a beginner or a black run pro, you should always ensure you do plenty of research, planning and preparation before you book your trip. Every year thousands of people face a holiday disaster on the slopes, ranging from damaged equipment and pulled muscles, to serious injury and costly bills.

If your idea of the perfect holiday is skiing down a snowy mountain, our specialist Winter Sports page is packed full of tips and advice to ensure you have the best trip possible. As you will see we offer advice on a range of wintry subjects, including skiing and snowboarding, personal fitness, skiing ability, equipment maintenance, and choosing a destination.

Visit the pages below for tips and advice on a range of winter sports issues and FAQs;

Top 10 Ski and Snowboard Gadgets for 2017 - For any gadget mad winter sports enthusiasts, we’ve listed our top Ski and Snowboard Gadgets for 2017 below. #1 GoPro…

Getting Fit Before Skiing - Whilst skiing can be enjoyed by everyone, irrespective of ability, age and strength, it is always advisable to try to…

The Best Budget Ski Destinations in Europe - With all the expense around Christmas, a ski break can be too costly to fit in but if you shop…

Top Ten Ski Resorts in Europe - Here are the top 10 ski resorts in Europe which excel in combining luxury and alpine charm together with top…

The Best Winter Holiday Destinations - Choosing a winter holiday destination can be difficult, do you embrace the Christmas spirit and opt for somewhere snowy and…

Top Snowboarding Destinations - If you are interested in a Snowboarding holiday this year, but are unsure where to go, here are our top…

Planning a Winter Sports Holiday - Choosing a winter sports holiday destination can be difficult, there are so many locations and resorts which all offer similar…

Preparation

A Guide to the Best ‘Late Snow’ Ski Resorts - If you’re planning a ski holiday later in the season (i.e. March-May,) you must book your resort carefully, to avoid…

Winter Sports with Children – How to Stay Safe - Kids take to a lot of things like ducks to water – particularly activities which require a bit of adrenaline…

Choosing Winter Holiday Insurance - Any type of sport comes with a certain risk attached, whether that risk is damage to equipment or personal injury.…

How to Wax your Skis - Waxing your skis is an important part of keeping them maintained and in good condition; the wax protects the bottom…

Packing your Skis for Transport - Every year thousands of people get on airplanes and head off on ski holidays abroad. Skis are not allowed to…

Working Winter Holidays - If you want an adventure, to work abroad or to enhance your CV this winter season, then a working winter…

New Ski Kit - Boots Because you are going to be wearing them for most of the day, your boots should be comfortable, they…

Pre-Travel

Après Ski: 10 Ways to Relax after a day on the Slopes - Après Ski, which means ‘after skiing’ in French, refers to the range of activities and entertainment offered by winter sports…

A Guide to Staying Safe on the Slopes - Beautiful mountains, fresh air and adventure are just a few of the many reasons to choose a winter sports trip…

Choosing the Right Skiing Helmet - With every new ski season comes the same hotly debated topic; should skiers and snowboarders wear helmets whilst participating on…

The Great Ski Helmet Debate - Every year when the winter season rolls around once more, the debate about whether or not ski helmets should be…

Skiing and Snowboarding Tips for Beginners - Winter sports holidays are becoming more and more popular, with greater numbers learning to ski and snowboard every year. A…

Safety Tips for Skiing Off-Piste - Skiing abroad is now an extremely popular hobby and holiday choice, which is practiced by more people every year. However,…

Wintersports Abroad

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