Self Drive Ski Holidays 2018-2019 - Open road with snow lined trees

Self-Drive Ski Holidays


Overview

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For the 2020/21 ski seasons why not drive from the UK to a resort in Europe with our self-drive ski holiday packages. This allows you to save hundreds on the cost per person vs flying. It also allows you to take as much luggage as you want which is perfect for families and groups.

Below you'll find prices for our self-drive packages. Our prices include your accommodation for a week as well as tickets for the Eurotunnel. Once you've crossed the English Channel your drive to a ski resort in France will take roughly 8-10 hours from Calais.


How They Work

  • Call and speak to one of our Ski Specialists
  • Book your preferred resort, accommodation and dates (see below for our prices)
  • Arrive at Folkstone Eurotunnel terminal for your pre-booked crossing
  • Continue driving to the resort so as to arrive on your arrival date
  • Enjoy a week on the slopes
  • Drive back to the UK after your holiday

Best Deals and Extras

Below you can see some of the best self-drive ski deals for 2019-2020.

Resort Accommodation Sleeps Date Prices from
(pp)
La Plagne Self-catered Chalet Crocus Blanc 7 12th Dec 2020 £371
Alpe d'Huez Residence Les Bergers 2-6 12th Dec 2020 £214
Val d'Isere Self-Catered Chalet Sylvie 9

12th Dec 2020

£381
Les Carroz Residence Sunotel 2-4 2nd Jan 2021 £150
St Anton Self-catered Chalet Kapall 6 9th Jan 2021 £501
Tignes Self-Catered Chalet Annina 10 12th Dec 2020 £276
Chamonix Residence La Riviere 2-4 9th Jan 2021 £181
Tignes Self-Catered Chalet Carmen 8 12th Dec 2020 £325
Samoens La Reine des Prés 2-6 9th Jan 2020 £262
St Anton Self-catered Chalet Galzig 6 2nd Jan 2021 £491

Prices based on max occupancy of the apartment and subject to availability and change. Please note below prices include a standard return Eurotunnel Crossing. Flexiplus tickets are available for a supplement.

Ferry crossing are also available on request here. Please call for details.

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Extras

Pre-book your lift pass and ski hire in advance through us and you'll get the best deals and prices compared to buying once you arrive. It'll also mean you'll have less to do once you get to your resort. As well as this we have a selection of Starter Packs which include various essentials to make the start of your trip that much easier. These Starter Packs are available upon request and at select resorts.




Things to Know

Eurotunnel

Eurotunnel crossing are available from Folkstone to Calais  and will be pre-booked by Skiworld. The crossing time is approximately 35 mins. You will need to provide outbound and inbound dates, amount of people, preferred times and vehicle type and registration no. Once booked you will receive a Eurotunnel reference number which you will need to take to the departure terminal.
Tickets are available on both a Standard service and Flexiplus. The benefits included in Flexiplus tickets are as follows: 
  • Turn up any time & board the next available train
  • Dedicated check-in
  • Priority boarding
  • Exclusive lounge
Please note for all Eurotunnel booking Advance Passenger Information is required.
Full details available here: www.eurotunnel.com
Eurotunnel service
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Tolls

When driving in France you will find various toll stops which are payable on nearly all French motorways. The amount you pay is based on the distance travelled. You should expect to pay approximately €80 each way from Calais to the French Alps.

To make your life easier why not pre-book these for your self-drive ski holiday through The Liber-t scheme www.saneftolling.co.uk

Parking

Parking is available in most self-catered apartments. The charges vary per property and details are available on request.

Snow Tyres and Car Breakdown Advice

Snow chains are required by law when driving in mountain roads in France. It is also compulsory to always carry a warning triangle and a reflective jacket. For full details and tips for driving in France see - theaa.com/european-breakdown-cover/driving-in-europe

Driving Distances From Calais to the Ski Resorts

Here are the approximate driving time and the distance from Calais to the different ski resorts in Europe.

Resort Driving time from Calais Distance (approx)
Alpe D'Huez 9hrs 930km
Les Arcs 10hrs 967km
Avoriaz 8.5hrs 894km
Chamonix 8.5hrs 892km
Courchevel 9hrs 966km
Flaine 9hrs 882km
La Plagne 9.5hrs 972km
Les Carroz 8.5hrs 869km
Les Deux Alpes 9hrs 933km
La Tania 9hrs 960km
Les Menuires 9hrs 970km
Meribel 9hrs 960km
La Rosiere 9.5hrs 989km
Tignes 10hrs 996km
Val D'Isere 10hrs 998km
Val Thorens 9.5hrs 979km

Book your Self-drive Ski Holiday now by calling 0330 102 8004


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