Avoid the Crowds on Your Next Half Term School Ski Trip...

Avoid the Crowds on Your Next Half Term School Ski Trip...

Half term is undoubtedly the busiest time of year for the school ski calendar. With the benefit of snow being reliable, and no need to take students out of their usual learning week, it’s a first choice period of travel for the majority of teachers. 

But slopes can get rather busy and the queues longer, so if you are looking to organise a school ski trip for the half term dates, it’s a good idea to look to resorts that are smaller and less well-known. This helps to avoid long waits for the lifts and enables a better quality experience overall, alongside getting more value for your student’s money.

Here are some suggestions of resorts known to be quieter for skiers during half term, to help you on your way...

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The Teacher's Guide to Top Glacial Resorts

The Teacher's Guide to Top Glacial Resorts

There are a variety of criteria teachers use to narrow down their choice of resort for their school ski group, such as one-party hotels, large ski areas, budget resorts, local evening entertainments and snow-sure resorts. Many teachers like the security of booking a glacial resort for guaranteed snow, plus if you’re looking to travel pre-Christmas or Easter, a resort with access to glacial skiing gives you extra peace of mind for either end of the season.

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The Kit & More - get prepared for your next school ski trip

The Kit & More - get prepared for your next school ski trip

We've assembled a list of essential preparation for the party leader, students (and their parents!) for your next school ski trip. Read on...

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5 Reasons to Ski Japan for your personal ski trip…

5 Reasons to Ski Japan for your personal ski trip…

Teachers - thinking of booking a personal ski holiday with a difference? Read this personal account of skiing in Japan…

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Austria - a great choice for a school ski trip

Austria - a great choice for a school ski trip

Often it's easy for schools to choose the familiar and most obvious choice for a school ski trip, but widen your horizons and you could be in for a real treat...

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School Ski Trips on a Budget

School Ski Trips on a Budget

 

For many parents, the only affordable way to give their children the opportunity of experiencing skiing abroad is through a school ski trip. Teachers who arrange a school ski trip are aware that with many family budgets stretched, finding a ski trip that matches cost with a quality experience is a key factor.

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Best Destinations for Beginners

Best Destinations for Beginners

Finding somewhere beginner-friendly is vital so that you can build your confidence in a safe and varied environment. We have selected some top European ski destinations for beginners, to help you on your way

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Pre-Christmas Ski - The Best Places for Snow

Pre-Christmas Ski - The Best Places for Snow

Pre-Christmas is a great time to take a ski trip - prices tend to be low and the skiing can be great if you know the right resorts to choose from.

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Looking for Large Ski Areas?

Looking for Large Ski Areas?

If your a  party leader with plenty of experience leading school ski trips, you'll know that variety is the spice of life and finding different resorts with large and varied ski areas is probably on your tick list. 

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