Fly-Drive to the Three Valleys

5 minute read Trains, planes and automobiles - Making the journey part of your holiday. We are looking at the different travel options. This week we examine the fly-drive route to the three valleys ...

Pre-departure information: travelling between the UK and France

COVID travel rules: ski holiday in France

You’ve booked your self-catered ski apartment, you’ve checked the passports are in date, you’ve got a bargain flight and you’re assuming your ski gear will fit post-lockdown… now all that’s left to do is to make your way through the COVID travel rules! Here to help, we’ve put together this step-by-step guide to help you travel to France.

The Upsides of Driving to the Mountains

Here at The Ski Company we have come to the conclusion, that in these rather continued strange times, why wouldn't you drive to the mountains this season....

Hidden Gems Ski Resorts - Valmorel

And we’re back to talking about one of our fave topics at the moment…..Hidden Gems! Those lesser known ski resorts. The ski resorts you’ve heard of and you think sound quintessentially charming, but you’ve never been quite brave enough to try, after all, there is great comfort to be had in what we already know right! Well be bold, be brave, and go explore! Next up in our series of Hidden Gems ski resorts is the delightful resort of Valmorel.

Hidden Gem Ski Resorts - Samoens

With pent up demand, and families’ eagerness to make sure the kids don’t miss any more school, the peak holiday weeks are set to be busier than ever. It’s got us to thinking, maybe this is the year to try one of those lesser known resorts; the pretty one that you have always fancied but got cold feet right at the last minute, thinking it’s better to stick with what you know! We can’t think of a better year to take the plunge and seek out that smaller resort, avoid the lift queues and enjoy just a little more space on the slopes.

Self Catered Chalets

Following a long period of market research (and thank you to those that answered our questions!) carried out by TSC staff with ... let's face it ... little else to do, we have identified that there is a growing demand for self-catered chalets. At a time when every person that coughs is a potential assassin, it's not difficult to understand why people what their own comfortable space with only their nearest & dearest in residence!

Improved Payment Terms

We know your confidence is growing but we also know that concerns remain about your plans for a ski holiday next season. With one finger on the collective pulse of the world's skiers & snowboarders, The Ski Company has dropped the requirement for the industry-standard 25% deposit to secure a booking ... all we need is one hundred of your British pounds!

COVID Booking Conditions

The Ski Company is an agent and so, whereas we do not manage the property you stay in, it is our job to help you make a choice and to make sure that you are very well looked after before, during and after your holiday. In times like these, the most important aspect of this is making sure you feel you are booking with confidence. And so we want to provide unrivalled flexibility in the event that there is a change in your holiday plans ...

Where to stay in Val Thorens for easy access to your chosen ski school....

Having been stung once or twice in the past choosing lovely residences in great locations, but in totally the wrong spot to reach our chosen ski schools, we decided it was about time we put our experience to your use by compiling a brief guide to Val Thorens’ most popular ski schools, and which of our residences are in the most practical locations to access them…..

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