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NEW REPORT REVEALS THE CHEAPEST PLACES TO SKI

Bulgaria offers the best value with some Italian resorts not far behind. It comes as prices rise in 80% of resorts surveyed. NEW

OUR LATEST SNOW REPORT IS OUT

Snow conditions remain excellent for early December across much of the Alps. Some now is forecast for early next week.


HOW TO DO A CITY AND SKI BREAK...

Innsbruck has world class city attractions + some fabulous ski resorts surrounding it. Day Two Update: City + Ski. UPDATED


LINDSEY VONN OPENS NORTH AMERICA'S FIRST INDOOR SKI SLOPE

More than 10 years after it was built, the indoor snow centre in New Jersey finally has finally opened & none other than Lindsey Vonn was there. UPDATED


CAIRNGORM CONSIDERS GREEN ENERGY

The owner of the Scottish ski area is commissioning work to look at the scope for using renewable energy. NEW


PLANETSKI VISITS THE XMAS MARKETS OF INNSBRUCK

A Christmas market has always been on our radar. We're in the capital of the Tirol for perhaps the best Xmas markets in the Alps.


CHECK OUT THE LATEST SKI DEALS...

We look at the avalanche of Black Friday/Cyber Monday ski deals, searching for the best bargains in the snowsports world. UPDATED


DECEMBER NEWS IN BRIEF

8 dead after ski resort gas explosion, World Cup final tickets now on sale + delivery by drone in French Alps. ROLLING


DECEMBER SKIING SECRETS

New addition to Loveland Ski Patrol, It's Krampusnacht, world's first Winter Olympic museum + summer snow Down Under. ROLLING
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HELMETS CAN INCREASE RISK OF SERIOUS INJURY

That's the disturbing finding from a new 8-year long study in the USA. PlanetSKI reports on the protection helmets offer.

LES 3 VALLEES ON A BUDGET

Here we look at ways to make your money go further in the largest linked ski area in the world. Is it possible? Seems so... NEW

CAIRNGORM OPENS THIS WEEKEND

Mass snowmaking at the Scottish ski area means there's guaranteed skiing. But there's a new warning of a big decline in natural snow. NEW

AIRPORT TRANSFER - FANCY A FREE ONE?

You can get from the Austrian airport of Klagenfurt to your ski hotel in Schladming or Nassfeld for free - saving up to £170. NEW

FANCY A SHORT SKI BREAK OVER THE FESTIVE SEASON?

The short break specialist, Ski Weekender, has a few places left. There will also be no Single Supplement over Xmas.

US OLYMPIC MEDAL SKIER TO JOIN GB TEAM

Gus Kenworthy is a Winter Olympics, X Games, World Championships and World Cup medallist. He joins the GB team with immediate effect.

VIDEOS TO WHET YOUR APPETITE

The major players release their autumn film offerings. Here at PlanetSKI we're previewing the trailers and watching the full length films. UPDATED

SKI/BOOT ROOM OF THE YEAR

It's the Awards Season at the moment with many taking place. PlanetSKI has decided to hand out its own alternative & occasional awards.
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ARE YOU GOOD ENOUGH?

Ten challenges await in the Tirol and if you compete 5 you are in with a chance to win some great prizes.

BALKAN HOLIDAYS LAUNCHES 20/21

This season hasn't even started but the company has already laid its plans for next winter. Prices remain the same.

MPI LAUNCHES NEW SERVICE OF EXTRAS

The specialist ski insurance broker is offering a host of new services and products to help you on your trips to the mountains.

NEW FOR 2019/20 SKI SEASON

Ski Solutions is one of the most respected UK ski agents and once again it has new products and holidays for next winter.

WINTER IN LES 3 VALLEES

It's the biggest ski area in the world with massive 600km of pistes. Here's your guide to the coming winter in Les3Vallees in the French Alps.

IS THIS THE WINTER TO TRY CLUB MED?

It's a marmite holiday - you'll either love it or hate it. Most love it. One UK agent reports 98% of clients re-book.

ARC 1950 REVEALS ITS WINTER PLANS

Arc 1950 unveils its offerings for the coming season. Big Air events, snow camps for teens, eco awards & more.

HOW TO GET TO A SKI RESORT BY CAR

It can work out much cheaper plus there is no weight or luggage restrictions. We hear from the specialist operator, Erna Low.

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