‘Grüss Gott’ to Garmisch Partenkirchen

Originally two separate towns, Garmisch and Partenkirchen joined forces to host the 1936 Winter Olympics. Now colloquially called GaPa, they still share Germany’s largest ski area. Sitting close to the Austrian border in Bavaria, they offer 49km of slopes in the ski area and an extra 20km on the Zugspitz glacier, Germany’s highest mountain. The…

Better value beckons for family skiers as prices slide downhill in European ski resorts

• Prices drop in two-thirds of European family ski resorts surveyed by Post Office Travel Money and Crystal Ski Holidays (www.postoffice.co.uk/travel-money/family-ski-report) • Bansko has regained its position as the cheapest family ski resort • Bardonecchia is best value in Western Europe – almost half the cost in Wengen Family Ski Resort Report word tables Falling…

Plan your ski day in your PJs

Today, Crystal Ski Holidays releases their new version (4.0) of the Ski Explorer App featuring over 125 ski resorts around the world introducing a number of features suggested by users last winter. The app is designed as an overarching tool to help skiers and their friends to get the most out of their holiday. What’s…