Crystal Ski Holidays is today launching the ultimate guide to skiing holidays, ’Your Guide to the Mountain’. It has 220 pages, jam packed with winter holiday inspiration. Crystal covers an incredible 129 resorts worldwide with departures from 24 UK airports, St Pancras and Ashford rail stations as well as numerous ferry points.
– Four resorts: Sun Peaks in Canada; Levi and Ylläs in Finland; Hochsölden in Austria.
– Direct flights from London Heathrow to Salt Lake City with Delta Airlines for Park City Resorts; London Gatwick to Kittila with Thomson Airways for Levi and Ylläs; Aberdeen to Geneva with Easyjet and Norwich to Chambery with FlyBE.
– Crystal childcare in the Hotel La Brunerie, Les Deux Alpes. A Pepi Penguin nursery during the school term and a Whizz Kids Club for children aged 4-11 during school holidays.
– Transfers from Geneva and Zurich airports to all Swiss ski resorts will be by train instead of coach.
AND, AS ALWAYS, CRYSTAL OFFERS GOOD VALUE
2-for-1 lift passes – save up to £333* per person.
Available in all European resorts for departures December 2016.
Book by 20 July 2016. *Zermatt
1/3 off ‘bundles’* – save up to £123 per person.
Available in all resorts in Andorra, Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland for departures December 2016 and January 2017, Thomson Airways flights only. Book by 3 August 2016.
*bundle: lift pass, ski/board hire or ski/board carriage sold together.
Crystal Ski Plus packages from £479* per person.
Includes flights, transfers, local lift pass, ski/board hire or ski carriage, a week’s self-catering.
Book by 30 November 2016. * Les Village du Bachart Apartments, Chamrousse, France, 7 Jan 2017, four sharing.
Free child places throughout the season. Free ski equipment for children in over 60 resorts if an adult pre-books the same.
Hotel Credit of up to €100 per adult in selected hotels. Book by 28 September 2016
Lift-pass inclusive packages in Engelberg, La Clusaz and Chamrousse.
… AND FLEXIBILITY
Changes to departures1 over Christmas and New Year to the resorts listed below
– all resorts in Andorra, Norway and Finland
– Bardonecchia, Cervinia, Champoluc, Claviere, Courmayeur, Gressoney, La Thuile, Pila, Sansicario, Sauze d’Oulx, Sestriere in Italy and Les Orres, Montgenèvre, Serre Chevalier and Vars in France (resorts where we fly into Turin)
FOUR NEW RESORTS
SUN PEAKS, Canada’s second largest ski area, is located in the interior of the province and receives on average nearly six meters of light, dry, ‘easy-to-ski’ powder snow every winter.
Price from £926 pp (two sharing) at the Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Lodge with Air Canada flights from London Heathrow to Kamloops via Calgary departing 22 March 2017 and transfers. Save £199 in the special 2-for-1 lift pass deal (book by 31 August 2016).
LEVI and YLLÄS in Finland offer everything you might expect from a Nordic resort: short transfers (20 minutes to Levi and 45 to Ylläs), a new direct flight from Gatwick to Kittila and a full range of accommodation including classic, cosy log cabins.
The Arctic adventure resort of YLLÄS represents an ideal set-up for a family winter break. The ski area in Ylläs is one of the largest in Finland but the real draw is the activities provided by our partner, Lapland Safaris – there’s everything from a stay at the Ice Hotel, ice fishing and a Northern lights safari to snowshoeing, reindeer and husky expeditions.
LEVI, the second largest ski area in Finland, is compact and colourful with a variety of shops and restaurants. It’s not big on the après scene, but it does have 15 (fifteen) floodlit pistes, so there’s plenty of scope to spend the evening on the slopes.
Price from £419 pp (four sharing) for five-nights at the Sirkantähti Apartments, Levi, flights from Gatwick to Kittila and transfers; from £445 pp (four sharing) at the Saaga Apartments in Ylläs.
Nestled above Sölden at 2,090m, HOCHSÖLDEN in Austria, is small and intimate, the perfect choice for serious skiers and boarders and seconds from the snow.
Price from £579 pp (two sharing) for a week’s bed and breakfast at the Pension Ferdinand, departing on 7 January 2017 from Gatwick including airport transfers.
Start at £349 per person (four sharing) for a week’s self-catering at the Aparthotel Eden in Les Arcs, France including return flights from London Gatwick to Chambery and transfers departing on 7 January 2017.
www.crystalski.co.uk; 020 8939 0726
1 Flights in December to and from above listed resorts will depart on a Tuesday. 3 January 2017 will be the last Tuesday flight and customers departing then will return on Sunday 7 January, giving the option of a five night holiday. For the rest of the season, flights will return to Sunday departures as normal. For all other destinations, no change (flights depart on a Saturday).