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Ski Amis’ Guide to La Tania Ski Resort

Tempted by La Tania? Our helpful guide provides a handy lowdown on this fabulous, family-friendly French Alps resort In a Nutshell Family-friendly, traffic-free centre Affordable, with plenty of low-cost accommodation Modern resort with excellent eco-credentials Tell Me More Purpose built as a dormitory for the 1992 Winter Olympics, La Tania ski resort has evolved into a picturesque little village with a surprisingly authentic ambience nestled in amongst the pine-clad slopes. Unlike some other purpose-built sites, the sympathetic architecture complements rather…

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Ski Deals 20% Off

20% Off ALL Catered Chalets

EXPIRED This special offer is available for ONE week only and applies to ALL weeks of the season across all of our Resorts. Here are some the Catered Chalets we have to offer Chalets de Bruyeres – Les Menuires Brilliant catered chalets suitable for families with the gondola lift on the backdoor step – great for ski in/ski out! It sleeps up to 12 adults and four children in four twin en-suite rooms and two family suites. You will also…

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Ski Holidays with Children

Tips for your First Family Ski Holiday

Happy Children = Happy parents, right? Tips and tricks for your first family ski holiday… If you have always enjoyed your ski holidays, yet the over-whelming thought of bringing your young family on their first family ski holiday is filling you and your partner with dread, then please do not fear as it really doesn’t have to be as complicated as you think! Packing and Organising First thing’s first; don’t pack last minute! Eeek, packing the night before you are…

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Ski Amis’ Guide to Tignes Ski Resort

Ski, stay, rest and play! Our handy ski guide will help you out with everything you need to know about the fabulous French resort of Tignes. In a Nutshell Snow-sure resort with fantastic off-piste and summer glacier skiing Great for mixed level abilities with its diverse range of slopes Perfect for serious skiers looking for some great après Tell Me More As one of the highest and most snow-sure destinations in Europe, Tignes ski resort has a reputation not only…

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Kids go FREE at Easter!

Kids go FREE at Easter EXPIRED Fancy a blue bird skiing week in Easter? Of course you do! Book one of our catered chalets at sole occupancy and 2 children stay for FREE! Offer is applicable for both Easter weeks: 6th and 14th April! Chalets de Bettaix, Les Menuires – Sleeps 8 adults and 2 children (premium and standard available) – £1,000 discount Dolomites, La Plagne – Sleeps 8 adults and 3 children £1,200 discount Titania, La Tania – Sleeps…

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£200 OFF per person if you Book Chalet Anniek!

£200 off per person Chalet Anniek EXPIRED Back by popular demand! You all loved this amazing discount last year so we thought we’d treat you again! Book our premium service chalet, Chalet Anniek for ANY week of the season and get £200 off per person! This quality catered chalet is spacious, has a sauna and hot tub and is only a 5 minute walk from the piste! Enjoy a little extra at dinner with aperitifs, canapes, cheeseboard and after dinner coffee…

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Summer Sizzler Extended for August! 15% OFF ALL Catered Chalets!

Summer Sizzler 15% Off  EXPIRED The weather is meant to get hot again so we have decided to extend our Summer Sizzler discount until the end of August! Don’t miss out on this great deal! Book your catered chalet for your next ski holiday now and get 15% off! Offer valid for ALL chalets and ALL weeks of the season, across La Tania, Les Menuires and La Plagne.  Head to the mountains at Christmas from just £586 per person or…

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We’ve been Nominated in the British Travel Awards 2018!

Long established tour operator Ski Amis to sponsor the British Travel Awards 2018 as part of the Voter Prize Incentive with a Premium Service Catered Chalet Holiday for two people on offer in one of the best ski areas in France! Ski Amis have been providing quality catered chalet holidays in France for nearly 30 years and are delighted to announce that one lucky couple will  have the chance to win one of our bespoke  holidays as part of our…

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Are you a Member of the Ski Club of Great Britain?

If you are a member of the Ski Club of Great Britain – you can enjoy 10% off all of ALL our Catered Chalets, EVERY week of the season!  Head over to our Catered Chalet Information to browse through your options!  Contact our friendly sales team on 020 3411 5439 or email them as for your personalised quote.  As with all discounted ski holidays, ski passes must be booked with us at the time of booking – payment for…

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Summer Sizzler – 15% OFF ALL Catered Chalets (ALL Season)

EXPIRED Take advantage of this amazing offer this July! Book any of our Catered Chalets in La Tania, Les Menuires or La Plagne (ANY week of the season) and receive 15% off!  Head to the mountains at Christmas from just £586 per person or take the children at Easter to enjoy the blue bird skiing from only £739 per person. Save, save, SAVE across the season with this Summer Sizzler – we thought it made sense in this weather!  For more…

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Eurostar Ski Train

Increased Security for the Eurostar Ski Train

For passengers intending to travel to the Alps on the Eurostar ski train this season, the authorities are increasing the checks which are made on board as the train originates outside the Schengen area.  A new procedure has been put in place to deal with this which may cause delays. Please see below a translation of the article we have been given by the French Authorities. Subject: Intensifying checks on passengers from outside the Schengen area in Moutiers and Bourg…

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Romantic Catered Chalet Holidays in the Three Valleys

Romantic holidays in the Three Valleys … catered chalet holidays for adults

Frozen lakes and waterfalls, pretty villages, glowing log fires and falling snow. The mountains in the winter are perfect for a romantic holiday in a catered chalet. An activity holiday in the Alps may not shout romance at first, but it should! Go on, escape to the Three Valleys! A catered chalet in the mountains boasts hot tubs, saunas, log fires and balconies with amazing views.  Other accommodation ideas include staying in an igloo, a romantic private chalet, a chalet…

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Black Friday Ski Deals

BLACK FRIDAY SKI DEALS – Offers End Sunday 26th at 5pm

EXPIRED  Massive discounts with our BLACK FRIDAY ski deals on our catered chalets – hurry while we still have some space.  At these prices, the phones are ringing off the hook!  Call us now on 0203 411 5439 to secure your Black Friday ski deal.  Offers will end on Sunday 26th November at 5pm and will not be extended.  These offers can’t be booked online as the prices will go back to normal on Monday.   ANY OTHER DATES AND CHALETS…

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School Holiday Skiing FREE Ferry Crossings

FREE Ferry Crossings for School Holiday Skiing

EXPIRED Do you need to take your ski holiday during the school holiday weeks?  Are you finding the flight prices out of your budget for the family’s school holiday skiing?  Why not think about driving to the Alps with ferry crossings from Dover to Calais?  It’s an easy journey on the motorways almost all the way until you reach the valley road to the resorts.  The journey is around 600 miles from Calais and of course you can take as…

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Ski Holiday Travel Insurance

Do YOU have the right travel insurance for your ski holiday?

If you are going on a ski holiday for the first time then this information is important to know! I’m sure you are fully aware that you need to have travel insurance for your holiday – however standard travel insurance will not cover you if you hurt yourself out on the slopes!  The cost of piste rescue if you injure yourself can be significant.  This varies depending on where the accident occurs.  If you’re high up on the mountain, you…

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New Year Ski Deals Catered Chalets

Latest New Year Ski Deals – save up to £380 on our catered chalets

EXPIRED Come and welcome 2018 with us in one of our catered chalets in the Three Valleys and Paradiski!  With savings of up to £380 per person, our New Year ski deals are not to be missed!  There will be fireworks in the resort in the evening, along with mulled wine and a torchlight descent by the local ski instructors.  The local bars and restaurants celebrate with live music and events organised locally – and in our adult only catered…

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Christmas Ski Deals Catered Chalets

Christmas Ski Deals – from only £499 per person

Looking for Christmas ski deals?  Our catered chalets have now been reduced!  With prices from only £499 per person, this is hard to miss!  Traditional Christmas dinner on the day itself and skiing with santa.  Our chalets will assure you of a relaxing Christmas holiday with our staff to take care of your needs.  You can relax in the hot-tub and let our team do the cooking and the dishes. If you book one of our chalets in Paradiski –…

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Easter Ski Holiday Deals

Early Booking Easter Ski Deal – save up to £280 per person

Book your Easter ski holiday in one of our catered chalets before the end of October and you could save up to £280 per person!!!!  Our offer applies on selected chalets for the week of 31st March 2018.  This week includes the Easter Sunday and Easter Monday holidays. On top of this, if you book one of our chalets in La Plagne or Les Arcs, then you can also benefit from a FREE KIDS SKI PASS when you book for…

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Ski Deals Catered Chalets Les Menuires

Catered Chalets of the Month – Les Menuires from only £299 per person

For the last two weeks of October we are offering massive price reductions across all of our catered chalets Les Menuires (Bettaix).  The ski deals apply to both the premium service chalets and the standard service chalets.  They also apply to some of the peak weeks!  So you can grab a great Half Term ski deal – or Easter holiday – at bargain prices! Book your holiday before 31st October and you will pay the discounted prices!  These start at…

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Our New Premium Service Catered Chalet La Plagne – Welcome Nadine!

Introducing the new addition to our La Plagne chalets We would like to introduce the newest addition to our La Plagne chalets for the 2017-2018 season – Chalet Nadine!!  Nadine will be our new premium service catered chalet La Plagne and what a cracker she is too.   Excellent location! Chalet Nadine is situated in the heart of the beautiful village of La Plagne Montchavin.  The village is a buzzing centre of traditional local activity with very easy access to…

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New Year Ski Holidays - Catered Chalets - Catered Chalet Holiday

New Year Ski Holidays – £200 off per person and FREE transfers

Thinking about New Year ski holidays in one of our catered chalets?  There’s something about the Alps over the festive period – torchlight descents, fireworks displays and mulled wine in the village ….. seeing in 2018 with the live bands in the bars of La Tania, or the atmosphere of the village of La Plagne Montchavin, or in private by the cosy log fire of your chalet in Les Menuires – a catered chalet holiday can be whatever you want…

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Christmas Ski Holidays, Ski Deals

Are you dreaming of a White Christmas Ski Holiday?

EXPIRED There’s nothing better than a Christmas ski holiday for a guaranteed White Christmas!  Spending the festive period on the snow with friends or family takes a lot of beating! Look out for Santa on his skis and cheer on the local instructors in their torchlight descent, then snuggle up in front of the chalet log fire by the Christmas tree with a warming glass of mulled wine, or relax in the hot-tub. Let us look after you with our…

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December Ski Deals

Early Bird Ski Deals for 16th December – from £299 per person

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EXPIRED Looking for last minute ski holidays?  Come and join us for the season opening week and make fresh tracks to welcome the winter with one of our ski deals at a bargain price! Snow guarantees in the Three Valleys and Paradiski mean your holiday is secure – and if you can’t quite ski from the chalet as usual, we’ll drive you to the piste! There are also great discounts on the lift passes that week too!  So what are…

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Ski Amis Catered Chalets - The Colours of Autumn

Our catered chalets are in waiting … snow capped peaks … winter is coming!

Welcome from the Alps!  I’m Jenni and I’m the Operations Manager for Ski Amis.  I spend a lot of time out in France all year round making the preparations for the ski season and in the winter I manage the operation of our catered chalets.  I feel very privileged to experience the spectacular changes of scenery happening around me in the mountains several times a year.  It’s almost October now and the summer season has turned.  The first hint of…

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Three Valleys Chalets and Lift Pass Deals

6th January – 10% off the chalet AND 10% off the ski pass

EXPIRED Book your ski holiday with us for the week of 6th January in any of our Three Valleys chalets!  You can claim your double discount – 10% off the chalet price and our 10% off lift pass deals as well! The offer applies to both adult and child prices for room bookings as well as the full chalet price for exclusive occupancy.  Make the most of the January empty pistes!   How to qualify for our lift pass deals…

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Lift pass deals, three valleys lift passes, paradiski lift passes

Lift pass deals for 2017-2018 – ski passes now on sale

EXPIRED Booking your accommodation and your travel for your ski holiday is the first step to all that amazing snow!  The next step is to think about all the different things you need on top when you get out to resort.  Everyone needs a pass to access the pistes and you might also need to hire equipment and take lessons to learn as a beginner or to improve your technique.  Whether it’s Three Valleys lift passes or Paradiski lift passes…

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Premium Service Les Menuires Chalets

Premium Service Now in Les Menuires! Chalets upgraded this season

The Ski Amis premium service chalets have been growing in popularity each year and especially since we did a complete overhaul last season to emphasise the difference between our two ranges.  Until now, there has been a gap in the premium service range – with our other resorts offering several different options.  To fill that gap for the coming season, in Les Menuires Chalets Irene and Jasmine are both being renovated and upgraded to come up to scratch for the…

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Ski Amis Head Office Team

Welcome to our new Ski Amis head office team!

Our first intake of apprentices was last week on 22nd August and the new Ski Amis head office team is taking shape!  It’s not only the new staff who are following training programmes as we’ve also promoted some of our existing loyal managers into new roles and are giving them the benefit of additional training too. Apprenticeship Levels The apprentices are at various levels and will be following different courses depending on their starting point. A level standard – Level…

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La Plagne Lift System

La Plagne invests in major lift upgrades for this winter

Why not try out one of the biggest single resorts in the world?  The La Plagne lift system had a reputation in the past for being slow and old!  However, in recent years the development company who manage the resort have made some massive investments. Now the resort boasts an amazing network of lifts which link together all of it’s 10 villages in an efficient way.  You can get from one side of the resort to the other in record…

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Chalet Anniek

Discounted Chalet of the Month – Chalet Anniek, La Plagne

EXPIRED Each month we feature one of our chalets with a “discounted chalet of the month” offer – for August it’s our Chalet Anniek in La Plagne and if you book before 31st August 2017 you will benefit from a discount of £200 per person!!!!! Chalet Anniek in La Plagne Chalet Anniek is one of our flagship premium service chalets.  It sleeps up to 14 people in 7 twin and double en-suite rooms.  In one of the double rooms, there…

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Discount Ski Holiday

Summer Sizzler Offer – 15% Discount During August

Don’t miss our August Offer which applies to all our catered chalets and for any week of the season (except for the February half term)!  To celebrate the summer, our Summer Sizzler offer could save you hundreds of pounds with a discount ski holiday! Book your catered chalet with us and pay your deposit before the 31st August and you will qualify for a 15% discount on your booking.   The offer applies to adult and child prices for room…

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Trekking with ski equipment

To buy or not to buy? That is the question!

One of those key questions that’s on most first time skiers lips is whether they should rent ski equipment, or buy their own.  This question also comes up with regular skiers who have been skiing a few times! Almost everyone rents their ski equipment during those first few times on the slopes, but as time goes on and their passion grows, they gain knowledge about the brands.  Most people’s first purchase is ski boots and it grows from there.  But,…

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Ski Amis Office

This winter our UK team will be a team with a difference!

It’s a sure sign that winter is coming when the sales office fills up with people!  However, this year things are completely different.  We are no longer recruiting seasonal staff for the office who only work with us for six months.  This year we have made a major investment in our new apprenticeship and management training programme. What’s the new apprenticeship scheme about? Recruiting high quality staff has always been one of our major challenges – and especially so in…

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Ski Season Work

Fancy a season on the slopes? Find out everything you need to know about ski season work

Love skiing?  Fancy a season on the slopes? Ski season work as a Chalet Couple or Chalet Host in a catered chalet can be a great experience!  It can also teach you a lot of life skills and lay the foundations for a career in the tourism and hospitality industry. Most companies offer a very basic salary – but the benefits which come along with the job are second to none!  You’ll have your accommodation provided and your food in…

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Chalet Balkiss Hypnos Beds

The latest in sleep technology from Hypnos arrives at Ski Amis

It’s been an exciting past few weeks for everyone at Ski Amis!  Not only have we welcomed the first heavy snowfall of the season, but the resort team have worked tirelessly to install the brand new Hypnos beds and mattresses in almost all our chalets. What are Hypnos beds? We all know the importance of a good night’s sleep after a busy day on the slopes, so these beds – which come with a Royal Warrant from Her Majesty Queen…

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Car Hire in Winter

Flying to Geneva and planning on hiring a car this winter?

Before you leave home make sure you do your research!  A new European Union regulation which came into force on 1st May 2016.  The new law is causing chaos among holidaymakers heading to Switzerland who plan on car hire.  We think this is going to get worse as we head into one of the busiest periods at Geneva Airport! The new ruling bans EU citizens from driving non-EU registered hire cars in the EU.  The problem comes because although Switzerland…

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Chalet Staff Training

Winter is almost here… chalet staff training about to begin

The chalets have had their make-overs and the snow has started to fall!  There are hundreds of kilos of baked beans winging their way to resort!  This can only mean one thing!  The 2017-2018 ski season is almost upon us and the chalet staff training programme is ready to go. The new season comes hand in hand each year with a new in-resort team.  We’ve spent the summer signing up the dedicated people who are longing to spend a season…

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Chalet Upgrade

It’s A Facelift For our Catered Chalets

It’s all work and not much play for the team here as we prepare our chalets for a busy season ahead.  Always striving to be the best, we have listened to guest feedback and have targeted a lot of improvements in the service and chalets for the 2016-2017 season. There will be a chalet upgrade throughout the range! Premium service chalet upgrade We will be providing our collection of premium service chalets with a major upgrades.   Premium service will now provide you…

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Chalet Menu

Welcome to our new 2016-17 menu

After months of tasting we are delighted to announce our refreshed chalet menu has been finalised.  Following the 2015-16 season we’ve worked hard to meet our guest’s needs and looked at the their survey responses.  Our team in the UK were then tasked with coming up with a new plan!  They have created a more focused collection of dishes which incorporates the best of the existing menu, some previous well-loved Ski Amis classics, and some delicious new additions. New “healthy…

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Ski Amis offers exclusive ‘Le Tour’ discount

To celebrate one of France’s finest sporting events, Le Tour de France, we are offering 15% off all bookings for the length of Le Tour – the offer is valid until the yellow jersey crosses the finish line in Paris on 24 July. To take advantage of this great offer, simply call the team on 0203 411 5439 and quote ‘Tour 2016’.  You can also book online and put “Le Tour Offer” into the special requests box and we will apply the…

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