Monthly Archives: December 2010

Visit Pila! New run opens as resort expands

Pila rings in the changes with new lift and black run extending the resorts appeal for advanaced skiers Continue reading

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Transceiver saves Off Piste British Skier

Avalance airbags and tranceivers save British couple caught in Val d’Isere avalanche Continue reading

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Bansko Best Value Ski Resort in Europe

A report by the Post Office Travel Money has named Bansko at the cheapest European Family Ski Resort Report for ski and living costs. It highlighted Bulgaria’s Bansko as the best value winter resort destination for UK travellers offering the … Continue reading

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Tragic Accident claims life of skiing Brit

Police reiterate advice to wear hemlets on the slopes as British skier is killed in Les Deux Alpes Continue reading

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Val d’Isere, Tignes and Zermatt get ready for the royal wedding

Royal Wedding brings rush to high altitude resorts such as Zermatt, Tignes and Val d’Isere Continue reading

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Does a EHIC card and a Carte Neige provide me with full ski insurance?

Carte Neige and an EHIC adequate insurance for skiers? Not for us! Find out why at http://dld.bz/BPuE Continue reading

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Cheap Ski Hire in Courchevel? Not for Victor!

Cheap ski hire may be widely available in Courchevel – but we don’t think Victor Pinchuk will be hunting it out! Continue reading

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7 nights skiing in St Sorlin and La Toussuire for £157?

Thomson have got some great early season bargains on their website – and with the snow falling hard in the French Alps as I write this blog I only wish I could squeeze a week away after the New Year. … Continue reading

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Lets send Chemmy and Zoe to the Olympics – join the BSS today!

British Ski and Snowboard (BSS) chief executive Dave Edwards has called on those who go on on ski trips abroad to join his organisation and help fund our 2014 Olympic bid. In an interview with BBC Sport he said “Many … Continue reading

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When do excesses make insurance worthless?

Now we offer through our sister site moneymaxim insurance to cover the insurance excess levied on hire cars – and a really popular product it is too – but should there be ceilings set on insurance excesses? I was looking … Continue reading

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