Our Guide To… Skiing with Kids

Here is our guide and some sound advice from Skiworld’s most savvy ski mum, Sarah Searson, Managing Director, on skiing with kids and the best resorts to go to 다운로드.

Skiing With kids tips

Skiing with the kids can create some of the most unforgettable of family memories. Tales to tell, bravado to buzz about, fun-filled days and snow-filled dreams – this is the kind of holiday that you will still be reliving around the dinner table when the kids have kids of their own 나눔글꼴 ttf.

Before you go

The key to travelling with children is organisation. Choose your ski holiday carefully, in particular, the convenience of the transport arrangements, the variety of green and blue runs, the location of your accommodation and the proximity of other families 다운로드. Remember, a family ski holiday should be about the WHOLE experience, not just the skiing, so unfortunately this time you can’t just choose your ideal destination 디아블로 추가 콘텐츠 다운로드. It’s also important to make time to socialise and not just to ski, which is why staying in a catered chalet with other families can make life much easier and more entertaining for all 유희열 의 라디오 천국 다운로드.

Short transfers

Short transfers are important, so choose a resort with the simplest travel arrangements 다운로드. You also want close proximity to the slopes once you get there – carrying three sets of skis every morning is not fun. The other advantage of a ski-in/ski-out chalet is that the kids can play outside or go sledging if they’re not skiing, while parents can keep an eye on them and drink tea (or maybe a glass of wine) from the balcony 다운로드.

The last thing to prepare is your ski gear. Go with spare gloves and goggles bought in the UK, as these always get lost at some point along the way 다운로드. Take games and toys away with you to keep kids amused when it’s snowing outside.

While you’re away

Line up ski gear for the little ones in advance 산돌 고딕 네오 다운로드. Once again, organisation saves so much time and aggravation and also gets them used to the habit.

The best way to learn to ski is with a qualified instructor and these days, most resorts offer at least one English ski school 유튜브 음원 추출 다운로드. After all, going to ski school should be fun! If the kids are reluctant, you can always play in the snow along the way. Just make sure you leave in plenty of time for play/going to the loo/finding lost stuff so you don’t miss your lesson! Also, make sure they have a few snacks and treats in their pockets to keep them going for the day (a good idea for the journey too!). Finally, be sure to reward them after they come back. Offering plenty of praise, treats or even sweeties should make getting them there tomorrow morning much easier.

Top Family-Friendly Ski Resorts

La Plagne

La Plagne offers great value for money and lots of ski-in/ski-out properties. Under 5s ski for free, while buying a family ski pass (6 days, 2 adults + 2 children 6-17yrs) will save you €100! Many of the apartment-style chalets (such as Skiworld’s Balcons chalets in Belle Plagne) often include free access to the residence’s swimming pool. There is also sledding by the après-ski bars and the Olympic bobsleigh is a great experience for bigger kids (over 14yrs).

La Rosiere

La Rosiere is best value for child passes (6 days, 5-12yrs, €130) including the novelty of skiing to Italy! Well-located accommodations, which are very convenient for skiing. Good ski schools. A quiet and sunny resort.

Breckenridge

Breckenridge is amazing for children with an emphasis on having fun! Loads of wide empty blue and green pistes, plenty of mountain activities and kids après-ski events. Child ski passes (5-12yrs) are 50% off the adult price! English speaking ski schools and instructors with small groups, all day lessons (9am-3pm) and lunch included.  Mountain mascot, competitions in the park and a rollercoaster. Don’t worry about the jet lag!

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