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Check out all the latest deals for next season as we post the early bird offers for 2019/20. Fancy a bargain? Read on... UPDATED



New offer today!

£50 off Crystal Childcare  

This is to celebrate Crystal Ski's two new childcare clubs for Winter 19/20.

They are opening in La Thuile and Flaine.

But this deal is not just valid to these two resorts, but on many more selected ski holidays to Europe.

Available on all pre-booked Pepi Penguin and Beanie Bear daytime clubs.

If eligible for the discount, the offer will automatically be applied to your booking.

Available all season, excluding departures on 15th and 16th February 2020.

£50 off Crystal Childcare£50 off Crystal Childcare


Skiing and boarding in Bulgaria offers great value for money.

It's also said to be perfect for first time skiers.

Balkan Holidays has seven nights in the resort of Bovorets for £399pp.

Fly from Manchester on 11th January, 2020 and stay at the three star Hotel Iglika Palace.

This price is based on 2 people sharing a twin room, half board.

Or travel to Bansko for seven nights at Hotel Strazhite for £709pp.

Fly from Belfast on 29th December, 2019 and ski in the New Year in Bansko.

Pamporovo in Bulgaria claims to be the sunniest mountain resort in Europe.

Balkan Holidays has seven nights at the four star Grand Hotel Murgavets, bed and breakfast, from £598pp.

Fly from Edinburgh on 8th February 2020.

Flights and transfers are included in all prices quoted.

First time ski packs include ski & boots hire, lift pass, plus 4 hrs per day tuition:
  • £137pp (Bansko)
  • £159 (Pamporovo)
  • £192 (Borovets) 
For further information visit

Bansko gondola and mountain viewBansko gondola and mountain view


Crystal Ski has savings of £50pp on holidays to Canada, USA, Andorra, Bulgaria & Finland.

The £50pp saving will be running it up to and including Monday 1st July.

Take a look at some prices:

Arinsal, Andorra from £379

Pamporovo, Bulgaria from £395

Bankso, Bulgaria from £449

Ruka, Finland from £506

Panorama, Canada from £886

Banff, Canada from £1,006

Vail, USA from £1,289

Breckenridge, USA from £1,126

There are many, many more early deals going to Whistler, Fernie, Jasper, Tremblant, Sun Peaks and Lake Louise in Canada. 

Resorts of Levi, Suomu, Yllas, Pyha also have deals for Finland winter trips.

And in Andorra, check out the resorts of Canillo, Pas de la Casa, La Massana, Soldeu and El Tarter.

Borovets, Bulgaria £405ppBorovets, Bulgaria £405pp












Visit Levi Finland from £615ppVisit Levi Finland from £615pp













It may only feel like the start of summer, but the winter holiday specialist Santa's Lapland reminds us that today marks 200 days until Christmas.

It's a long way off, yes.

But booking is open for an early-December visit to see the real Santa Claus in his home in Finland.

Parents shouldn't worry about digging to deep into their pockets for this dream trip;

Santa's Lapland offers free child places for those aged 2 - 5 years in select hotels.

Santa's Lapland offers loads of flexibility, with 3- or 4-day break to Saariselkä in northern Finland from 19 UK regional airports.

The holiday includes:
  • Return flights and transfers
  • Accommodation on half board
  • Thermal clothing
  • Magical winter activities such as husky sledding, reindeer sleigh ride & a private family meeting with Santa
Additional excursionsinclude skiing, an extended husky safari or a 'Northern Lights Adventure' by snowmobile.

For a full itinerary, and further discounts on excursions, visit: Santa's Lapland

Santa's LaplandSanta's Lapland

Early Christmas deals:
  • Monday, 9th December
  • From £3,544 per family (based on two adults and two children under five years sharing)
  • Flying from Manchester
  • Wednesday, 11th December
  • From £3,149 per family (based on two adults and two children under five years sharing - including one free child place!)
  • Flying from Newcastle  
  • Monday, 16th December
  • From £2,370 per family (based on two adults and two children under five years sharing - including two free child places!)
  • Flying from Edinburgh 
For more ski holidays to anywhere you can think of, check the Inghams website here.



By Iglu Ski.

The alpine ski paradise of Austria is full of hidden gems as well as world class ski resorts.

Discover the spectacular resorts and impressive chalets in Austria next season with Iglu.

The ski travel specialists have released 10 of the best deals to Austria next winter.

We've featured 3 here, for the rest check the website.

Chalet Hotel St Christoph, ST CHRISTOPH

  • 14th December 2019
  • 7 Nights
  • Catered Chalet Hotel
  • FROM £759 pp 
  • 2 for 1 ski or snowboard hire
  • Regional flights available 
Chalet Hotel Ferienhof, MAYRHOFEN
  • 8th February 2020
  • 7 Nights
  • Catered Chalet Hotel
  • FROM £959 pp 
  • Half price lift passes
  • Regional flights available

Chalet Alpenland, LECH

  • 4th January 2020
  • 7 Nights
  • Ski All In Catered Chalet
  • FROM £1167 pp 
  • Includes lift pass & ski hire
  • Save £100 pp when booking the entire chalet
Landhaus AlpenlandLandhaus Alpenland














Ski Amis' spring sale has just 2 more days left.
Offers end 31st May.

The deals for skiing the French Alps next winter:

Saturday 14th December, 2019

Chalet Delfina was £4,700 NOW £2,820 Save £1,880
Chalet Flora was £5,100 NOW £3,060 Save £2,040
Chalet Christine was £7,500 NOW £5,250 Save £2,250
Chalet Morgane was £4,700 NOW £3,055 Save £1,645
Chalet Katerina was £3,200 NOW £1,920 Save £1,280

Saturday 21st December, 2019

Chalet Nadine was £11,200 NOW £8,960 Save £2,240
Chalet Lorraine was £7,100 NOW £4,790 Save £2,130

Saturday 28th December, 2019

Chalet Nadine was £13,200 NOW £9,240 Save £3,960
Chalet Lorraine was £7,100 NOW £5,680 Save £1,420
Chalet Morgane was £13,100 NOW £9,825 Save £3,275

More January dates and £1000 savings here on the Ski Amis website

Ski Amis is currently offering 15% off its summer self-catered chalets.

Get involved in summer in the mountains!

Ski Amis flash saleSki Amis flash sale


Skiworld has sent PlanetSKI some deals for skiing in Italy next season, during Winter 19/20.

A glimpse at what you can have:

Arabba from £430

Madonna di Campiglio from £618

Selva Val Gardena from £783

Corvara & Colfosco from £956

Read on below why you should ski in Italy and why book with Skiworld.

Crovara & ColfoscoCrovara & Colfosco

Date And Duration? It's up to you

As part of the tailor-made programme you can choose exact dates to fly and the number of days you stay.

The Dream Journey: Flights that work for you

Spend less time travelling and more time in the resort.

Pick flight times, departure airports and even your arrival airport for some resorts.

All packages come with British Airways flights as standard.

Drive To The Door. Your own transfers and shuttles

All packages are available with private door to door transfers as well as fixed shuttles to some resorts.

Something For Everyone. Quality essentials to the ultimate luxury

Hotels for those on a budget all the way to the super luxurious.

Skiworld's self-catered apartments are perfect for those looking to enjoy the glorious local cuisine.



Iglu Ski has six flashsale offers running through this long weekend.

Exclusive extra £50pp off on Club Med holidays (ends 29th May) - Club Med discount

Extra £50 pp off chalet holidays + 2 for 1 ski or snowboard hire (ends 28th May) - Get stuck in here

Double discounts on group chalets - save £100 pp - Double discounts

Exclusive £50 off tailor-made packages to Canada (ends 31st May) - Tailored Canada trips

Free lift pass to group leader (starts Saturday ends 29th May) - Free lift pass 

Save £30 pp on luxury ski chalet holidays (ends 27th May)- Luxury chalet savings

And as we're here, let's look at an early booking discount for an Austrian ski holiday early next season:

Hotel Arlberg in St Christoph (connected to St Anton) in Austria has been reduced to £689.

Original price was £739 for a week's skiing from 8th December, 2019.

That includes 7 nights half board, with flights from Gatwick and transfers.

Ski holiday savings with Iglu SkiSki holiday savings with Iglu Ski















Local flights to the slopes with Skiworld.

Fly from Manchester, Birmingham or Bristol direct to Grenoble.

It'll only cost you £29 extra.

Flights available across the whole ski season including Christmas, New Year, Half-Term and Easter.

Top deals flying from local airports next winter:

La Plagne

7 nights accommodation

Flights and transfers included


28th December
7 nights accommodation over New Year
Self-catered, self-drive

Les Deux Alpes
15th February
7 nights during Half Term
Ski-All-In available with all local airport flight

Skiworld's news for next winterSkiworld's news for next winter




















Winter 18/19 is ending with powder and fresh snow to ski and snowboard in many of the resorts still open.

Check out PlanetSKI Editor James Cove's piece as he reported from the snowy slopes:
It is, however, over for our tour operators, agents and chalet companies who are now looking ahead to next season.

We're inundated with savings, discounts and package deals for winter holidays in Winter 19/20.

So, here we share...

Tour operator Inghams and ski chalet specialist Ski Total have launched a special groups deal ahead of the winter 19/20 season.

And, if we do say so ourselves, it's a seriously good deal for those thinking of big group trips next winter.

For new group bookings made before 17th May, 2019 one in five guests goes free.

"Ski holidays are made for groups," Inghams says.

"It's all about having fun together on the slopes and at après, and catching up over dinner in the evenings.

"A chalet is the perfect accommodation choice for a relaxed, home-from-home environment where you can share laughs, stories and photos from the day."

Group offers include:  
  • Up to one in five goes free on charter flights or Eurostar, for groups staying in a chalet or chalet hotel
  • Free lift passes for group leaders of 15 or more (travelling with Inghams) when group members pre-book lift passes
  • Two-for-one ski / board and boot hire when a lift pass is pre-booked
  • Free name changes up to four weeks prior to the group's departure, on all charter flights
  • Flexible flying, meaning groups can depart from different UK airports and meet up in resort
  • Free exclusive private airport transfers for groups of 25 guests or more on the same flight
  • Group ski lessons (with Inghams) - members can ski together in the same class
Group skiingGroup Ski Holiday Discounts




















Enjoy six nights' catering in all chalets and chalet hotels:

For the Winter 2019/20 ski season, Inghams and Ski Total are pleased to re-introduce six nights' catering in their chalets and chalet hotels.  

For more information, visit the Inghams or Ski Total website.

Previous Inghams guest Greg says:

"We went to Alpe d'Huez in France last winter, to celebrate my 40th birthday - it was the best!

"I invited some of my best friends who, nowadays, it's hard to find the time to catch up with.

"We wanted to escape the everyday and it was just brilliant spending quality time together on the slopes and in the chalet.

"We were mixed abilities so Alpe d'Huez suited us perfectly because it has a good variety of runs and it's a bowl so it was easy to find each other.

"Because we booked early, we also got the chalet we wanted - sitting in the hot tub with a beer after snowboarding was just the dream!" 

Group skiingInghams group ski deals












50% off your ski pass gives you good reason to get next season's ski holiday sorted sharpish...

SNO are offering Chalet L'Armoise in Tignes Val Claret with a half price lift pass deal.

For 7 nights with Gatwick flights, airport transfers and chalet catering, packages start at £809pp (based on week of 11th January, 2020).

See what other packages come with this deal here on the SNO website.

The Cascade Lodge condos, WhistlerChalet l'Armoise













In this glorious Spring weather we're having in England, let's look forward to a wintry, pre-Christmas break for the family to Lapland.

Santa's break special offer with Iglu Ski:

08 December 2019
3 nights
Price based on 2 people sharing £999pp
Half board
Flights from Gatwick (LGW) to Kittila (KTT)
Transfer (20 mins) included

This hotel is located at the top of Levi fell with wide-reaching views over the ski slopes and the surrounding winter landscape.

The holiday also includes:
  • Thermal suits & boots (from 3 years old)
  • A private meeting with Santa + a visit to Santa's Workshop
  • Create Christmas decorations at Elf school, Bake gingerbread biscuits
  • Visit Comet the Reindeer
  • Fun snow activities
  • Cook sausages on an open fire
  • Farewell Dinner with Santa & Reindeer including small gift & certificate for every child
Levi also offers:
  • Husky Farm Visit & Safari
  • Reindeer Farm Visit & Safari
  • 25km Snowmobile Safari
  • Ski Taster Package (4 nights only)
Iglu SkiLevi Lapland















Or a longer ski trip to Meribel in Les3Vallees, again with Iglu Ski.

Stay at Les Ravines Apartments.
11th January, 2020 for 7 nights
Self-catered apartment
Price £519pp
Price based on 4 sharing
2 for 1 ski or snowboard hire
Flights from Gatwick to Chambery, plus transfers, included
Regional flights available

Les Ravines Apartments - Meribel, FranceLes Ravines Apartments - Meribel, France

















Skiworld has a whole collection of accommodation that is on the mountain.

Magical stay, huh?

Especially in this first place, already a village up high on cliffs in Les Portes du Soleil:

Avoriaz, Residence l'Amara.

Prices are from £559pp.

Or Ski-All-In from £852pp.

These are 5-star apartments with super convenient ski-in/ski-out access to Avoriaz.

There's also a wealth of extra activities for the family including E-biking, wellness centre and nearby Aquariaz.


Visit the Skiworld website to get more information on the deals and for booking.

Residence l'Amara - AvoriazResidence l'Amara - Avoriaz












We've put up an article about skiing in Canada next winter.

Check it out here:
We'll be rolling out more deals as they come in.

Check back for more locations, ski packages, early bird savings and options on where to ski in Winter 19/20.

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