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  • Christmas in the French Alps

Book now for Christmas 2018

Book now for Christmas 2018!

Book next season's ski holiday today and beat the rush. Popular properties, such as the cosy chalet apartments that make for a picture-perfect Christmas together, fill up quickly for peak dates so book well in advance to secure your ideal accommodation.

We also have various properties which have 8 nights for the price of 7 for Christmas, commencing on Friday 21st December (instead of Saturday 22nd December). See here

Find out more on our early booking page

Our Christmas ski holiday prices include a return Eurotunnel crossing (with a free Flexiplus upgrade for Christmas week holidays) or you can book accommodation only. Prices for our self-catered ski holidays are per apartment (irrespective of number of guests) and there are no under-occupancy supplements.

Below offers are applicable to weeks commencing Saturday 22/12/18 only, for 7 nights

PORTES DU SOLEIL SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
Portes du Soleil Avoriaz L'Amara 20% off* (3 bedroom superior & 4 bedroom & 5 bedroom are excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Portes du Soleil Avoriaz Atria Crozats 20% off* (2 bed superior 7 excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Portes du Soleil Avoriaz Electra 20% off* (1 bed 5, 1 bed alcove 7 excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Resort
Avoriaz
Acommodation L'Amara
Details 20% off* (3 bedroom superior & 4 bedroom & 5 bedroom are excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Avoriaz
Acommodation Atria Crozats
Details 20% off* (2 bed superior 7 excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Avoriaz
Acommodation Electra
Details 20% off* (1 bed 5, 1 bed alcove 7 excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018

GRAND MASSIF SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
Grand Massif Flaine Le Centaure Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Grand Massif Flaine MontSoleil - Les Terrasses d'Eos 20% off* (3 bedroom excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Grand Massif Flaine Les Terrasses d'Helios 20% off* (3 bedroom excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Grand Massif Flaine Les Portes du Grand Massif 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Grand Massif Flaine Le Panoramic 15%* off 1 bed 4, 2 bed alc 8 Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 30/09/2018
Grand Massif Flaine Les Pleiades 5% off* 15/10/2018
Resort
Flaine
Acommodation Le Centaure
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Flaine
Acommodation MontSoleil - Les Terrasses d'Eos
Details 20% off* (3 bedroom excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Flaine
Acommodation Les Terrasses d'Helios
Details 20% off* (3 bedroom excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Flaine
Acommodation Les Portes du Grand Massif
Details 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Flaine
Acommodation Le Panoramic
Details 15%* off 1 bed 4, 2 bed alc 8, Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 30/09/2018
Flaine
Acommodation Les Pleiades
Details 5% off*
*Must be booked before date 15/10/2018

3 VALLEES SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
3 Vallees Les Menuires Les Clarines Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
3 Vallees Les Menuires Les Alpages de Reberty 20% off* (4 bedroom excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
3 Vallees Les Menuires Coeur des Loges For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price 27/04/2019
3 Vallees Courchevel Les Chalets du Forum 20% off* (3 bedroom & 4 excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
3 Vallees Meribel Les Fermes de Meribel 20% off* (1 bed 3, 2 bed superior 6, 3 bed standard, 4 bed standard excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
3 Vallees Meribel-Mottaret Les Crets 20% off* 26/09/2018
Resort
Les Menuires
Acommodation Les Clarines
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Les Menuires
Acommodation Les Alpages de Reberty
Details 20% off* (4 bedroom excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Les Menuires
Acommodation Coeur des Loges
Details For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price
*Must be booked before date 27/04/2019
Courchevel
Acommodation Les Chalets du Forum
Details 20% off* (3 bedroom & 4 excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Meribel
Acommodation Les Fermes de Meribel
Details 20% off* (1 bed 3, 2 bed superior 6, 3 bed standard, 4 bed standard excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Meribel-Mottaret
Acommodation Les Crets
Details 20% off*
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018

PARADISKI SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
Paradiski Arc 1800 Les Alpages de Chantel 20% off* (4 bedroom excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Paradiski Arc 1800 Edenarc 15%* off 2 bed 6 standard Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 30/09/2018
Paradiski Arc 1950 Le Village 20% off* 26/09/2018
Paradiski Arc 2000 Chalet Altitude 10% off* week 22/12 30/09/2018
Paradiski Arc 2000 Chalet de l'Ours 10% off* week 22/12 30/09/2018
Paradiski Peisey-Vallandry L'Oree des Cimes Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Paradiski Peisey-Vallandry L'Oree des Neiges Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Paradiski Belle-Plagne Les Nereides 20% off* (1 bedroom alc 7, 2 bed alc 8 excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Paradiski Belle-Plagne Les Balcons de Belle Plagne 15% off* week 22/12 30/09/2018
Paradiski Belle-Plagne Le Centaure For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price 27/04/2019
Paradiski Plagne Soleil & Plagne Village Les Granges du Soleil Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Paradiski Plagne Soleil & Plagne Village Sun Valley 10% off* on 1, 2 and 3 beds week 22/12 Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 15/09/2018
Resort
Arc 1800
Acommodation Les Alpages de Chantel
Details 20% off* (4 bedroom excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Arc 1800
Acommodation Edenarc
Details 15%* off 2 bed 6 standard, Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 30/09/2018
Arc 1950
Acommodation Le Village
Details 20% off*
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Arc 2000
Acommodation Chalet Altitude
Details 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 30/09/2018
Arc 2000
Acommodation Chalet de l'Ours
Details 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 30/09/2018
Peisey-Vallandry
Acommodation L'Oree des Cimes
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Peisey-Vallandry
Acommodation L'Oree des Neiges
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Belle-Plagne
Acommodation Les Nereides
Details 20% off* (1 bedroom alc 7, 2 bed alc 8 excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Belle-Plagne
Acommodation Les Balcons de Belle Plagne
Details 15% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 30/09/2018
Belle-Plagne
Acommodation Le Centaure
Details For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price
*Must be booked before date 27/04/2019
Plagne Soleil & Plagne Village
Acommodation Les Granges du Soleil
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Plagne Soleil & Plagne Village
Acommodation Sun Valley
Details 10% off* on 1, 2 and 3 beds week 22/12, Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 15/09/2018

TARENTAISE VALLEY SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
Tarentaise Valley La Rosiere Les Cimes Blanches Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Tarentaise Valley La Rosiere Le Lodge Hemera Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Tarentaise Valley La Rosiere Le Refuge 10% off* week 22/12 30/09/2018
Tarentaise Valley La Rosiere Les Balcons de la Rosiere 15% off* week 22/12 30/09/2018
Tarentaise Valley La Rosiere Chalet Les Marmottons Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Tarentaise Valley La Rosiere Le Hameau de Barthelemy 10% off* 01/12/2018
Tarentaise Valley Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise Les Fermes de Sainte Foy Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Tarentaise Valley Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise Le Ruitor Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Tarentaise Valley Bourg-Saint-Maurice Le Coeur d'Or Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Resort
La Rosiere
Acommodation Les Cimes Blanches
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
La Rosiere
Acommodation Le Lodge Hemera
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
La Rosiere
Acommodation Le Refuge
Details 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 30/09/2018
La Rosiere
Acommodation Les Balcons de la Rosiere
Details 15% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 30/09/2018
La Rosiere
Acommodation Chalet Les Marmottons
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
La Rosiere
Acommodation Le Hameau de Barthelemy
Details 10% off*
*Must be booked before date 01/12/2018
Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise
Acommodation Les Fermes de Sainte Foy
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise
Acommodation Le Ruitor
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Acommodation Le Coeur d'Or
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018

TIGNES VAL D'ISERE SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
Tignes Val d'Isere Tignes Val Claret Le Nevada Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Tignes Val d'Isere Tignes Val Claret La Ferme du Val Claret Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Tignes Val d'Isere Tignes Val Claret L'Ecrin des Neiges 20% off* (1 bedroom 4 excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Tignes Val d'Isere Tignes Le Lac Le Telemark Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Tignes Val d'Isere Tignes 1800 Kalinda Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Tignes Val d'Isere Tignes 1800 Altaviva For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price 27/04/2019
Tignes Val d'Isere Val d'Isere Les Balcons de Bellevarde 20% off* (Studio 4, 1 bed alcove 7 excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Tignes Val d'Isere Val d'Isere Eureka Val 10% off* week 22/12 15/11/2018
Resort
Tignes Val Claret
Acommodation Le Nevada
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Tignes Val Claret
Acommodation La Ferme du Val Claret
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Tignes Val Claret
Acommodation L'Ecrin des Neiges
Details 20% off* (1 bedroom 4 excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Tignes Le Lac
Acommodation Le Telemark
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Tignes 1800
Acommodation Kalinda
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Tignes 1800
Acommodation Altaviva
Details For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price
*Must be booked before date 27/04/2019
Val d'Isere
Acommodation Les Balcons de Bellevarde
Details 20% off* (Studio 4, 1 bed alcove 7 excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Val d'Isere
Acommodation Eureka Val
Details 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 15/11/2018

OISANS SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
Oisans Alpe d'Huez Le Cristal de l'Alpe Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Oisans Alpe d'Huez L'Ours Blanc 20% off* (2 bedroom alc 8 excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Oisans Les Deux Alpes Goleon Val Ecrin 10% off* 31/10/2018
Oisans Montgenevre Chalet des Dolines Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Oisans Montgenevre Le Napoleon Get 10% off* week 22/12 31/10/2018
Resort
Alpe d'Huez
Acommodation Le Cristal de l'Alpe
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Alpe d'Huez
Acommodation L'Ours Blanc
Details 20% off* (2 bedroom alc 8 excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Les Deux Alpes
Acommodation Goleon Val Ecrin
Details 10% off*
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Montgenevre
Acommodation Chalet des Dolines
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018
Montgenevre
Acommodation Le Napoleon
Details Get 10% off* week 22/12
*Must be booked before date 31/10/2018

SOUTHERN ALPS & NICE SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
Southern Alps & Nice Isola 2000 Les Terrasses d'Azur 20% off* (2 bedroom alc 8 excluded from these offers) Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book 26/09/2018
Southern Alps & Nice Isola 2000 Les Terrasses d'Isola For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price 27/04/2019
Resort
Isola 2000
Acommodation Les Terrasses d'Azur
Details 20% off* (2 bedroom alc 8 excluded from these offers), Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 02392 890960 to book
*Must be booked before date 26/09/2018
Isola 2000
Acommodation Les Terrasses d'Isola
Details For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price
*Must be booked before date 27/04/2019


8 nights for the price of 7 this Christmas

Enjoy an extra day's skiing this Christmas. Stay 8 nights for the price of 7 in the following properties. Arrive Friday 21/12/18 for Christmas week skiing (and stay until Saturday 29/12/18).

Sainte Foy, Les Fermes de Sainte Foy
Peisey Vallandry, L'Oree des Cimes
Tignes 1800, Kalinda
Tignes Le Lac, Le Telemark
Tignes Val Claret - Fermes du Val Claret
Les Menuires, Les Clarines
La Rosiere - Les Cimes Blanches
La Rosiere - Le Lodge Hemera
Montgenevre - Chalet des Dolines

The following properties offer 8 nights for the price of 7 the week before Christmas week, arrive Friday 14/12/18 and stay until Saturday 22/12/18:

Peisey Vallandry - L'Oree des Neiges
La Rosiere - Les Marmottons
Sainte Foy - Le Ruitor
La Plagne - Les Granges du Soleil
Alpe d'Huez - Le Cristal de l'Alpe
Flaine - Le Centaure
Montgenevre - Le Napoleon

Christmas skiing

“The 2017/18 ski season got off to a memorable start …certainly the most promising beginning for at least four years.” - Patrick Thorne, Editor, InTheSnow.

Christmas 2017 saw some of the best snow for years. Starting in the week before Christmas and continuing through, the Alps saw 10 days of consecutive snowfall in some places. But snow had been falling consistently from November so it was a bumper start to the season. Snow depths for La Rosiere, for example, were 290cm on the upper pistes and 182cm on the lower pistes. That's almost double compared to historical data for the same time of year. Almost every resort in the French Alps saw heavy snowfalls over Christmas and New Year.hristmas dates

Christmas week 2018 commences on Saturday 22nd December which gives you enough time to settle in and unpack before the big day on Tuesday. Check out is Saturday 29th December, again meaning when your home you have enough time to settle and unpack before New Year's Eve!

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La Plagne on Christmas Day 2017 (source: La Plagne webcam)

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Sainte Foy on Christmas Day 2017 (source: Ste Foy webcam)

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La Rosiere on Christmas Day 2017 (source: La Rosiere webcam)

How to book your Christmas ski holiday 


Christmas Snow Record

All our resorts have a snow range above 1500m (around 5,000ft). Altitude is however not the only important factor.

Micro-climate

Some areas like the Grand Massif (Flaine) benefit from a micro-climate because of their close proximity to Europe’s highest peak, Mont-Blanc. These areas have a much more reliable snow record than other resorts at the same altitude or even than some higher-up.

North-Facing Slopes

Other important factors for good snow are North-facing slopes as whatever cover they get will simply last longer. What lies below the snow cover is also of importance: a few centimetres will be enough to ski on pasture whereas more will be required to cover a rocky surface.

Snow Cannons

Finally resorts that have snow cannons to cover the lower slopes (generally the nursery slopes) offer a good guarantee. These will normally run at night from early December to top-up on natural snow cover.

Above all what is important is to check the hard facts, as in the end the snow history over a period of time is the only reliable indicator. Over the past 8 years skiing was available in all our featured resorts. Please see individual resort pages for historical snow records.

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From accommodation only to a holiday package, you can customise your Christmas ski holiday by adding extras:

Ski Extras: ski hire, ski lift passes, ski school and spa treatments
Travel Arrangements: self-drive package, en-route hotels, train services, private taxi transfers and car hire. Although we don’t book flights, we have flying information for the French Alps.


Our Christmas ski deals will be updated regularly, so please keep checking for more ski holidays.

Please note that all Christmas ski deals apply to new bookings only, and cannot be applied retrospectively. They are subject to availability and are subject to our terms and conditions. All discounts are applicable to the accommodation cost only (not travel, ski extras etc.). Offers can be withdrawn without notice.

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