A short trip to Avoriaz

Myself and my partner decided we deserved a child-free ski trip, so in mid-January, we went for it!   There were a few logistical things to think about:   Dates When could we get accommodation? When could we get childcare? When could we get flights? Most accommodations run Sat-Sat so sticking within that period was […]

What to wear on the slopes

So you’ve spent the time researching where to go and now you’ve booked the perfect ski holiday. You’ll be hiring your skis/snowboard and boots so nothing to worry about there, but… What do you wear for a week on the mountain?! Let’s take a look at a short guide of what to wear on the […]

Privately owned apartments for skiing

Price is often a key factor for a ski trip and we know that not everyone is looking for a 5* luxurious option with spa facilities for their trip. We have a wide range of accommodation options to cater to all groups and budgets. Privately owned apartments for skiing can be a great way to […]

Is Andorra a cheaper alternative?

Price is often a large factor when it comes to organising a ski trip and we appreciate that. Where you go can play a huge part in the price of a ski trip. Today we’re going to look at “Is Andorra a cheaper alternative?”.   Where is Andorra? Andorra is a small country that sits […]

French phrases for your ski holiday

We all know that the English have a bit of a reputation for not being great with languages. Whilst it’s common for European children to be speaking 2-3 languages well from an early age, us Brits just aren’t on the same level – generally speaking we can all say “where is the library?” and that’s […]

Best ski resorts for beginners

We all have to start somewhere when it comes to skiing and it can be quite daunting when thinking about where to go as a beginner. You’re already worried about the actual learning part, you don’t need to worry about whether there’ll be any runs for you too! Here are some of our best ski […]

Spotlight on… Premium Residence Arc 1950 Le Village

Premium Residence Arc 1950 Le Village is a high-standard accommodation in Les Arcs 1950 giving you everything that you could possibly need from a residence!   The accommodation Premium Residence Arc 1950 Le Village consist of 5* self-catered apartments sleeping between 2 and 10 people in 1 to 4 bedrooms. The apartments come in standard […]

Catered vs self-catered ski holidays

One of the first things that you need to decide when you start to organise a ski holiday is whether you’re looking to stay self-catered or with catering included. It can be a tricky decision and there are pros and cons to each, so let’s run through some for catered vs self-catered ski holidays.   […]

Val Thorens sports centre extension

There’s going to be a new look aquatic and sports centre in Val Thorens! The current sports centre will be restructured and extended to around 4000m². It will be in the shape of a snowboard, to match the reputation of being the “coolest resort” in the world. It will be easily recognisable! It’s planned to […]

Why you should go on a corporate ski trip!

It’s likely that you haven’t been in the office for over a year at this point. There may even be new people in your team that you’ve never met face-to-face. Have you ever thought about a ski trip with your work colleagues? They’re a great idea and have lots of benefits, but they also don’t […]

Not a skier? Not a problem!

Whilst we often refer to it as a ski holiday, if you’re not a skier (or you just don’t fancy donning the skis or snowboard this year), that doesn’t rule you out by any means!   Spa We feel that one of the best options when there are non-skiers in the group, is to look […]

Skiing with groups of mixed abilities

When you go on a snow holiday with your mates, it’s more than likely you’re going to end up with some people that have never skied in their life and others than have been going every year since they were 3. This absolutely doesn’t need to mean that you can’t all do a ski holiday […]

The best ski resorts for families

When you’re travelling with children, in order to try and reduce stress, it’s important to think about the resort that you’re travelling to. There are many aspects you can think about which are going to help make your life a little easier. We’ll run through a few of our favourite ski resorts for families.   […]

Snowboarding vs skiing – which is better?

It’s the age-old debate that has split families and friendship groups for years. Skiing vs snowboarding?   Since snowboarding began (commercially around 1965 but snowboarding styles have been around since 1929!) there’s been a divide between skiiers and snowboarders with snowboarding often seen as “the cool” option. Before people go on a snow holiday, they […]

How to have good mountain etiquette

You’re skiing down the mountain, getting a top speed, doing amazing turns, loving life, next thing you know there’s a skier right in front of you and you have to slam the brakes on. Have you ever experienced this? There’s nothing more annoying than someone on the mountain that doesn’t have good mountain etiquette! We’re […]

Top tips for skiing with kids!

Ok, so you want to go skiing with the kids? It’s a great idea and you’ll create memories that you’ll talk about for years, whilst also having the little ones learn some really useful skills. However, as with everything now you have kids, it’s going to be different to any ski trips you may have […]

10 songs we love to hear at après!

We’ve looked at it in previous blogs, but ski holidays definitely aren’t just about skiing and snowboarding. For so many people après is the highlight of the trip! There are stories from après that carry on with friendship groups for years. There are certain songs that absolutely blow up when they’re played. Here are some […]

Spotlight on… Les Terrasses d’Eos

Les Terrasses d’Eos in the resort of Flaine represents incredible value for the standard of accommodation. Another of our favourites it’s especially perfect for families and those with beginners in the group.   The accommodation   Les Terrasses d’Eos comprises of 5* self-catered apartments sleeping between 4 and 8 people, available standard, superior or exceptional […]

Spotlight on… Residence Village Montana Tignes

Residence Village Montana Tignes in Tignes Le Lac is the perfect accommodation for those looking for something a bit more luxurious from their stay. Let’s take a look at some of it’s best features. The accommodation This accommodation comprises of 4* self-catered apartments sleeping between 2 and 10 people. If your group is bigger than […]

The best ski resorts for nightlife

Of course, skiing and snowboarding are probably the biggest features when it comes to a ski holiday, but we all know that the après and nightlife make the whole trip a true experience! Here at Get me to the Alps, we know that for some people, the nightlife can be as important as, if not […]

The best runs in Val Thorens

The Three Valleys ski area is so vast, to cover it all you’d need a whole season, before even looking at any off-piste! It can be quite daunting looking at the piste map for Val Thorens, where do you start? Which runs are the best for you? Luckily for you, we’ve spent a lot of […]

Spotlight on… Les Balcons de Val Thorens

Les Balcons de Val Thorens is one of our best-selling accommodations, and we see a lot of returning guests each season. We have a strong relationship with this accommodation (some of our staff have even worked with this accommodation when doing a season in Val Thorens) and work closely with them to ensure incredible value […]

Top 5 items to take on your ski trip

Packing for a ski holiday can be stressful. Whether you’re a last-minute packer or someone who packs a week in advance, there’s nothing worse than getting to resort and realising you’re missing something. We’re here to make your life easier – and not just when it comes to organising your ski trip – so here […]

10 songs that NEED to be on your skiing playlist

Skiing and snowboarding can provide some really peaceful moments where you feel connected to nature. There are times however where listening to the perfect song can enhance your skiing experience. Whether that’s bombing it down a black run to a fast paced rhythm or carving away to a classic track, it’s definitely worth creating a […]

Best resorts to help with snow levels

We’ve already looked at the benefits of skiing in March (check it out here), but what resorts are best when we’re looking at snow levels? Below we look at some of the resorts we head to when we are looking for excellent snow conditions whether it’s early on or towards the end of season. Val […]

The best ski resorts for skiing on a budget

There is often a preconception that ski holidays are expensive, and that you won’t find a cheap ski holiday. Whilst this can be true for some of the larger, more exclusive resorts in the Alps, there are definitely resorts that don’t pull heavily on the purse strings, you just need to know where to look! […]

The benefits of skiing in March

March is probably one of our favourite times to go skiing, who doesn’t love a bluebird day?! Below we’ll look at some of the reasons why.   One of the biggest benefits of skiing in March has got to be the weather and the temperatures. With blue skies and the sun streaming down, you’re able […]

Hotel vs Chalet vs Apartment

There are a wide range of different accommodation styles available in each resort across Europe. Whilst this gives you a great choice of options, sometimes it’s difficult to decide what style of accommodation will best suit your group. We’re regularly asked, “What type of accommodation should I choose?” and “well… what’s the difference between them […]

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