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Improve your Skills on the Snow with Progression Ski & Snowboard School (2017-12-27 17:02:35)

Improve your Skills on the Snow with Progression Ski & Snowboard School

  Ski or snowboard lessons are often a big part of our clients’ experience holidaying in the Alps, and advising people on ski school options in their chosen resort is a helpful step we often take. With that in mind, we’d like to introduce you to Progression Ski & Snowboard School.



Why Val Thorens is an Award-Winning Resort (2017-12-13 14:38:41)

Why Val Thorens is an Award-Winning Resort

  Val Thorens was the star of the recent World Ski Awards, landing the coveted World’s Best Ski Resort accolade for the fourth time in five years. It's received plenty of awards and recognition over the years, so here we're taking a look at what makes this Alpine destination such a winner.



Five Reasons to Ski the Alps in January (2017-11-23 13:31:32)

Five Reasons to Ski the Alps in January

  With fresh snow to enjoy and big savings on catered chalets, January is a great time to go skiing in the Alps. Groups of friends, couples in search of romance, powder-hungry pros and eager learners looking for peace and quiet are all well-placed to make the most of January’s usually bumper conditions.



Win £55 worth of Yazzie Parka stylish skiwear (2017-11-06 14:41:13)

Win £55 worth of Yazzie Parka stylish skiwear

  Catered Ski Chalets have partnered up with one of the ski world’s most stylish start-ups – Yazzie Parka – in a brand new competition hitting Instagram now. The prize pack includes a brand new unisex heather grey hoodie in size large (£40) and a one-size-fits-all beanie (£15).



Skiset competition - winner’s announcement! (2017-09-11 16:56:00)

Skiset competition - winner’s announcement!

  Back in July, we teamed up with Skiset – Europe’s n°1 ski hire company – to run a competition to win free ski or snowboard and boot hire. The competition was open to anyone who booked a ski holiday for six or more people to the popular French resorts of Val d’Isère, Méribel (not Méribel Village), Les Arcs 2000, Tignes Val Claret and La Plagne 1800.



5 Reasons Why Méribel Works for Families (2017-08-25 16:01:20)

5 Reasons Why Méribel Works for Families

Nestled in the heart of the Three Valleys ski area, the French resort of Méribel is a popular all-rounder. It’s home to some of the finest snow parks in Europe, with off-piste terrain to keep even the most advanced riders and skiers challenged.



Win £82 of women’s ski wear in our #WinItWednesday competition (2017-07-25 13:17:27)

Win £82 of women’s ski wear in our #WinItWednesday competition

In partnership with SNOOKS, the UK’s first ski and snowboard brand dedicated solely to women, we’re giving away stylish ski wear in our latest #WinItWednesday competition. Read on to discover more about SNOOKS, a look at the trendy £82 prize pack and all you need to know about entering – it’s super easy!



Méribel, an insider’s guide (2017-06-13 13:20:48)

Méribel, an insider’s guide

  The French ski resort of Méribel regularly ranks among our most popular destinations, attracting skiers and snowboarders of all ages, groups of families and friends alike, bargain-hunters and discerning visitors looking for high-end luxury. With slopes running up to 3,230m and swift chairlifts and gondolas, getting around is easy.



Ski Lift Upgrades for the 2017/18 Winter Season and Beyond (2017-05-18 10:39:33)

Ski Lift Upgrades for the 2017/18 Winter Season and Beyond

  With competition strong among rival ski resorts across the Alps, every visitor’s lift pass purchase counts, and popular destinations like St. Anton, Méribel and Verbier work hard to maintain swift and modern lift systems. Between ski seasons, huge sums of money are spent upgrading resorts to make getting around and exploring the terrain easier than ever before.



Win £45 of ski wear in our #WinItWednesday competition (2017-04-11 14:08:04)

Win £45 of ski wear in our #WinItWednesday competition

  Catered Ski Chalets have partnered with outdoor label Chloe Parka to offer some awesome ski wear in our latest #WinItWednesday competition. The prize pack includes a stylish sweatshirt and beanie (pictured below) and entering the contest only takes a few clicks.



5 Top Ski Resorts for New Year (2017-04-04 17:16:59)

5 Top Ski Resorts for New Year

  To make your New Year's Eve truly spectacular, a snow-clad Alpine resort is the place to be. Ski through the day and raise a glass of vin chaud at night as fireworks burst overhead, illuminating the slopes and magnificent mountain peaks.



Over half a metre of fresh snow in the Alps (2017-03-27 12:39:11)

Over half a metre of fresh snow in the Alps

  April is just around the corner and yet more snow has fallen across popular ski resorts in the Alps. For anyone considering a dash to slopes over the Easter holidays, we look at some of the destinations currently enjoying tip-top conditions.