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Slope off next season to ski destinations in the Alps from Exeter Airport direct. Crystal also has many special offers for next winter. NEW

Exeter airport has ski flights to Chambery in France for resorts in the French Alps with the UK's largest ski specialist, Crystal Ski Holidays.

First departures from Exeter Airport start on 23rd December, 2017 and run through until 31st March, 2018 giving people in the west country the chance to fly from a local airport. 

Some of France's most popular ski resorts can be easily accessed from Chambery, including Val d'Isère, Tignes, Courchevel, Meribel and Val Thorens just to name a few.

"Crystal already offers the largest choice of ski holidays at excellent value, but we are determined to keep improving our range of holidays for all types of skiers. This has led us to introduce several new ski resorts and an even wider range of regional flight options to cater for our loyal as well as new holidaymakers," said Crystal's managing director, Chris Logan. 
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"We look forward to working with Crystal Ski Holidays from December and know that the skiers of the South West will welcome these opportunities to fly from their local airport to Chambery with Thomson Airways," said Exeter Airport's Managing Director, Matt Roach.

Crystal Ski features many other special offers for all sorts of holidays:

- Hotel credit is back, book one of the selected hotels and you'll get a credit to spend on food and drink of up to €100 per person. Book by 30 September 2017

- Crystal Ski Plus packages from £508pp (includes direct flights from Exeter, transfers, local lift pass, ski/board hire or ski carriage, a week's accommodation at Grand Bois apartments in La Tania departing 24th February, 2018). Book by 30th November, 2017.

- All-Inclusive hotels in Les Deux Alpes and Meribel in France and other resorts. Prices from £937pp, Hotel Ibiza, two sharing, departure 13th January, 2018. Reduced price children places on every departure date.

Crystal's adaptive ski programmeCrystal's adaptive ski programme

The Crystal Adaptive programme: accessible ski holidays for people with disabilities which offers a selected range of resorts and accommodation in La Plagne (France) with direct flights from Exeter Airport.

Crystal is working with the charity Disability Snowsport UK, selected adaptive ski schools, which provide specialist tuition and equipment for both beginners and advanced skiers, and selected appropriate hotels.

- Visit the Crystal website for a list of the Winter17/18 promotions.

- Read more on the Crystal adaptive programme here.

- Download the Ski Explorer app here for i-Phones 
+ here for Android phones.

One of the most popular services Crystal offers is the Ski Explorer app providing up-to-date piste and resort maps, snow reports, web cams, resort information and details of rep services.

Another service Crystal offers are free text message alerts to customers.

Before guests travel, a text will be sent to give the opportunity to contact the in-resort rep and ask any resort specific questions - this is on top of the 24/7 local contact number.

And if there is any significant flight disruption or another issue we will keep customers as up to date as possible with free text message alerts.

Prices start at £449pp (based on four sharing) for a week's self-catering at the Grand Bois Apartments in La Tania, France, departing on 24th February, 2018 from Exeter including airport transfers.

Grand Bois, La TaniaGrand Bois, La Tania

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