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Covid Guarantee

Taking the Train to the Alps

When choosing the best way to get to the Alps with your family, travelling by rail may be an option. Why not combine it with an overnight stay in Paris on Saturday night, to break up the journey.  This could...

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Ardent – For Non Skiers or A Day Off the Slopes

Ardent is a beautiful hamlet nestled in-between the mountains, with no shops other than a couple offering ski hire. It does have a lively bar offering après-ski drinks, snacks and light lunches and the Cosy Bar next door has a...

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Our Covid Management Policy

These are the steps we have put in place to make it as safe and easy as we can for guests to enjoy their holidays. All staff are tested twice each week.  Masks are  worn by FSC staff and external...

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Flight Guide

Please Note: Flights are not included as part of our holidays, and must be booked separately.  The table below is not definitive and is subject to change, but should make finding flights easier. Times are flight departure times based on January...

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Travel Rules updated 15th March 2022

Please note: this blog is coming up on searches for covid travel advice - we are really busy getting our guests away on holiday so please, if you are looking for general advice, we hope what we have here is...

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COVID-19 Guarantee Season 22/23

(The Covid Guarantee is simplified but essentially as last year's.  The season 21/22 guarantee is at the bottom of the page) (travel regulations updated regularly) We did need to invoke this guarantee for the 4 weeks at the beginning of...

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COVID-19 ~ Update 14/12/20 (Season 20/21)

The guarantee for season 21/22 is here. In the light of recent developments we have taken the decision to pause new bookings for the coming season 20/21.  Whilst the French government has confirmed that ski lifts can open potentially on...

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Covid update 03/09/20

Covid Money Back Guarantee September 2020 Look forward to your skiing holiday with peace of mind The summer season in the French Alps has broken recent records with hotels, chalets, bars, and restaurants not only open but very busy indeed....

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Booking Confirmation

We have moved to a new booking management system. You will have received an email with your login details sent around the 28th of April 2021. If you haven't received the email please contact us and we will send a...

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Christmas

  Christmas is a magical time of year especially in the French Alps - why not enjoy skiing with your family and new friends in one of our chalets which will be beautifully decorated and with a tree so do...

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Food & Drink

Our Food Due to current circumstances, we are monitoring how we will be providing and serving our meal options to guests, information below may well change inline with procedure amendments in resort. Food and wine is an important (many say...

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Last Chance to Ski New Year! SORRY – FULLY BOOKED

Do you want to escape Jools Holland on New Year's Eve and swap for something altogether more memorable? The Family Ski Team were busy over summer taking bookings for the coming winter/spring with exceptional demand across the season. We now...

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Chalet La Chalande

Chalet La Chalande is in Ardent which is a perfect little ski village in the centre of the huge Portes Du Soleil ski area and will provide up to 4 families with superb accommodation in a beautifully renovated timbered chalet....

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Family Meal Option

At Family Ski we cater for all family sizes and ages. We understand that after a busy day in the snow at altitude, little people are often very hungry and like to eat their supper a little earlier than older...

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Family Skiing Holiday Advice (Part 3/3)

Welcome to the third and last of three part with our very best advice on how to get the most out of your family skiing holiday. Last time we focused on choosing the right accommodation. This time we look at...

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Family Skiing Holiday Advice (Part 2/3)

Welcome to the second instalment helping you get the most out of your family skiing holiday. We have been providing family-only skiing chalet holidays with childcare for over 20 years and we will share what you want to know and what...

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Family Skiing Holiday Advice (Part 1/3)

Welcome to the first of three blog articles with our very best advice on how to get the most out of your family skiing holiday. We have been providing family-only skiing chalet holidays with childcare for over 20 years and...

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What’s Included

High quality chalet accommodation close to pistes and lifts in family-friendly villages, ski in/ski out or within 200m Transfers to and from Geneva Children’s dinner served around 5.30pm on 6 nights. Adult 3-course evening meal with unlimited quality wine on...

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Departure day

Here's our approach. First we help smooth the way by taking your hire skis back to the ski shop for you, if you have prepaid for them and have nothing to pay the shop – one less thing to worry...

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Taking a baby on a ski holiday

* WE ARE NOW OFFERING COMPLIMENTARY NAPPIES AND WIPES IN OUR CHALETS * You might initially think that taking a baby on a skiing holiday is just one of those things that can’t be done. “We’ll leave it 5 or...

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Who Would You Take?

What better way to celebrate Christmas or New Year than with family or friends in picture perfect Chalet la Ferme! 

Skiing with Nature in Ardent

Nature in Ardent has been amazing this week as the first snows hit the high peaks. A rare black woodpecker visited the trees next to the Ardent bubble, a pair of dippers were busy in the river. No Golden Eagles...

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For the little ones…

We have been busy over the summer upgrading our Powder Pups childcare den for our youngest guests in Ardent. Chalet Edelweiss in the heart of the village is a dedicated creche for babies from 3 months to children aged up...

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Hot-tub-tastic!

Great news - Chalet Les Falaises in Ardent now has an outdoor hot-tub! This gem of a small chalet has flexible accommodation that sleeps minimum 5 to maximum 9 people. An open plan living/dining and kitchen area has fantastic views...

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Chalet La Chalande

We are very excited to share the news that we have a fabulous family chalet in everyone's favourite resort of Ardent! Chalet La Chalande is our 9th chalet in this perfect little ski village in the centre of the huge Portes Du...

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Availability Enquiry Thanks

Thank you for submitting your Availability Enquiry. The date(s) and chalet(s) you have selected have been sent to us and we will respond with a quote normally within 4 working hours although it can be longer in busy times. If you...

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Thank you for requesting a callback. We will call you within our business hours as soon as we are available or leave a voice message.

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Availability Results

Family Ski - Chalet Availability Results Step 1 Browse availability and prices based on your search criteria below. Step 2 (optional) Select up to 3 chalet / date combinations by clicking the"Add to Enquiry" button. Step 3 Once ready click...

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Chalet Upper David

Chalet Upper David shares the same perfect ski-in, ski-out location as do all our Les Coches chalets. Situated right on the edge of a blue piste and with just a quick 30m ski down to the modern six man chairlift....

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Ski the Three Valleys in Peak Season

Its Snowing Buckets!! Conditions are amazing and so is our Offer Reberty 2000  Week commencing 18th Feb 2017 only £599 per adult & £499 per child. Childcare must be booked to take advantage of this amazing offer. Call us now...

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Family Ski Holiday Prices

Booking & Payment A non-refundable deposit of £200 per person is required on booking, and the balance is payable no later than ten weeks before your departure date. We accept payment by debit card and bank transfer.  We do not...

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Wine List

Family Ski's Wine List for the 2019/20 Season! We’ve worked really hard to select some lovely wines to appeal to all of our guests and which will perfectly complement our dinner menus. After lots of tasting (it was a difficult...

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Health & Safety

Health and Safety Document Family Ski want you to enjoy the thrill keeping harm to nil. A skiing holiday in the winter of the French Alps is a great experience and we know that you will have a fantastic time with...

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Insurance

We strongly recommend that you have adequate insurance to cover all eventualities. You should also have European Health Insurance cards or Global Health Insurance cards for all members of your group.

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Directions To Resort

The following information is included in our Holiday Information Pack which we send to guests in printed form before departure. Click here to download directions to each resort.  

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Babycare Packs Order Form

Nappies and wipes are complimentary throughout your stay with us.   If you wanted to ensure a certain size is available then you can manage this via your Online Booking (which is available via your booking confirmation).   If you have any...

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Booking Adult Private Lessons

The following ski schools are those we use for group lessons and are recommended for private lessons too. Private lessons are booked by guests directly at the time that suits them. Ardent – Portes du Soleil In Ardent we recommend...

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Booking Adult Group Lessons

Children’s ski lessons are included in our childcare clubs (for children under 14 years old at the time of the holiday). Guests wishing to book adult group ski lessons (as distinct from private lessons, see below) can reserve them before...

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Ski & Boot Hire

Our experience has been that pre-ordered equipment almost always fits perfectly, saves time and is highly convenient especially when skiing with children. We have arranged a pre-order service in all our resorts as well as discounts with local hire shops....

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Lift Passes

You can pre-order lift passes so that they are ready and waiting for you when you arrive at your chalet. This will save you the hassle of queuing at the Lift Pass Office and contribute to a relaxing start to...

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Les Coches- Paradiski

Travel day contact address and telephone numbers for Les Coches are: Family Ski Company Ltd, Chalet Les Arolles, Les Coches, 73210, FRANCE Resort Manager Mobile: 0033 609 76 19 14 Travel Day Contact: 0033 652 11 71 68 Holiday info:...

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Reberty – Les Trois Vallees

Travel day contact address and telephone numbers for Reberty are: Family Ski Company Ltd, Chalet Claudia, Reberty Village, Reberty/Les Menuires, 73440 FRANCE Resort Manager Mobile: 0033 612 22 62 12 Travel Day Contact: 0033 652 11 71 68 Holiday info:...

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Ardent – Portes Du Soleil

Travel day contact address and telephone numbers for Ardent are: Family Ski Company Ltd, Chalet L’Eau Vive, Ardent, 74110, Montriond, FRANCE Mobile: 0033 610 41 87 91 Travel Day Contact: 0033 (0) 652 11 71 68 Holiday info: For more details about...

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Ready To Book Your Family Ski Holiday?

Booking Please let us know if you would like to hold an option for 48 hours (less at peak times) whilst you look into organising your travel/flights – it is vital you check out the transfer timings on our transfer page...

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General Information Sheet

When you arrive at Geneva airport Pick up your bags and make your way to the Arrivals Hall. Our staff will be monitoring your flights, they’ll know you’ve landed and will be looking out for you. They’ll be wearing their...

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Chalet Imogen

There is a large sun terrace where you can enjoy those wonderful mountain views from the hot tub. Chalets Imogen sleeps up to 13 guests and has been recently refurbished with all new ensuite facilities. The first floor has a lounge and...

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Chalet Susanna

Chalet Susanna sleeps up to 13 and has been recently refurbished with all new en-suite facilities. The first floor has a lounge and dining area with separate kitchen. In the lounge area there is a DVD player & Bluetooth speaker. Off...

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Chalet Jazz

A welcome addition to our portfolio of Chalets in Reberty.  This Chalet provides four beautifully refurbished and spacious family suites all with interconnecting rooms and ensuite bath/ shower room facilities. Some of the suites can accommodate  extra beds,  please give us...

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Insurance Indemnity Document

Insurance Indemnity Document I confirm that I understand that it is important that all members of my party are fully covered by travel and medical insurance appropriate to a skiing holiday with children. I therefore undertake to ensure that such...

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Health and Safety Document

Health and Safety Document Family Ski want you to enjoy the thrill keeping harm to nil. A skiing holiday in the winter of the French Alps is a great experience and we know that you will have a fantastic time with...

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Ski lesson levels and badges for children and adults

At Family Ski Company, we use the ‘Ecole de Ski Francais’ (ESF) for all the children’s and adult’s ski lessons and we have built a very strong relationship with the ESF. The instructors always assess everyone’s abilities on the first...

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Financial Protection for your Holiday

We have ABTOT membership, so you can book with piece of mind, and worry about much more important things like which resort to visit instead. 100% Financial protection secured by an ABTOT Travel Bond We have ABTOT membership, so you can...

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What to pack for your skiing holiday

                Ski Jacket: This needs to be a ski jacket and not just a waterproof jacket. Remember it can get very cold in the mountains Ski trousers: These need be be warm and...

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Ski and Boot Hire

  Hiring skis, boots and helmets is a straightforward process that we at Family Ski will help you with.  It can usually be best to hire in advance safe in the knowledge that when you arrive into resort the equipment...

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Which Lift Pass should I buy?

General information Here are some facts you should know about lift passes before we get down to the nitty gritty: You won’t need a photo. The three Family Ski resorts have a "hands-free" liftpass system so you never need take...

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Get Fit to Ski – Your 8 Week Programme!

So your skiing holiday is booked and you’re starting to look forward to it but you know there’s some work to do before you go if you are going to get the best out of your holiday. It's not just...

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Is your child old enough to start skiing?

Article in Snow Magazine regarding when your child is old enough to start skiing - http://www.snowmagazine.com/features/1230-skills/when-should-your-child-start-skiing For more details or information contact us - www.familyski.co.uk 01684 540333 Designed with the Family in Mind

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Budgeting for a family ski holiday

You’re probably aware that a skiing holiday is never cheap and although it may seem that you have to take out a second mortgage, you shouldn’t skimp on the essentials, especially when you are with children.  The more you try...

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Travelling to resort with children

Going on holiday is so different now you have children in tow! Getting to the Alps is no exception, and the last thing you want is to arrive tired and stressed before you even start your well-earned break. Skiing is...

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Chalet Claudia

Chalet Claudia sleeps 15-18 in two beautiful family suites and two en-suite family rooms.  The chalet is seconds away from the piste and ski school. The spacious open plan living and dining area has large wide galleried windows showing off...

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When should your child start skiing?

So, your children are nagging you to take them on a skiing holiday or perhaps you think it’s about time you got your family on the slopes.  Your first thought is, “Are the kids old enough to ski?”.  You ask...

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Lift Passes and Equipment

Lift Passes You can pre-order lift passes so that they are ready and waiting for you when you arrive at your chalet. This will save you the hassle of queuing at the Lift Pass Office and contribute to a relaxing...

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Chalet Perce-Neige

This Chalet was recently refurbished to a very high standard to our specification and is now a luxury chalet providing very comfortable accommodation for two families that know each other. There is lots of lovely detail, including a feature wood...

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Family Ski article in the Telegraph Ski & Board Magazine

“Take a video, Daddy, take a video,” says my excitable daughter as she slides down a gentle blue run in the Alps.
Of course I oblige. This is a moment I’ve been looking forward to ever since Zoe was born, doing a ski run together for the very first time. It’s a moment her proud father is keen to capture for posterity.

Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions effective 6th March for season 2022/23 (These terms and conditions little changed from last year's and continue to include a Covid guarantee. The season 21/22 conditions are at the bottom of the page) NB Our COVID-19 Guarantee...

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Prices & Offers on Family Skiing Holidays

Great childcare ratios, dedicated support in ski gardens for inexperienced children, week-long fun childcare clubs, great quality wines and evening meals, superbly located chalets in world's leading resorts, excellent guest satisfaction. Family Ski company chalets in Ardent, Les Coches and...

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How to pick the right Family Ski Company

Here at Family Ski, we are very used to welcoming families who might have had a bad experience before coming to us, and so, from their feedback we have compiled the following tips for you. We recommend smaller, independently owned...

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Thank You

Thank you for your enquiry. We always respond to Email enquiries within 24 hours, usually within 12 hours. If you don't hear from us within this timescale please check your SPAM folder or give us a call. If you have...

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Chalet Camille

Chalet Camille has the same high level of accommodation as Chalet Anna and features panoramic lounge windows and a spacious sun terrace. There is a hot tub where you can sit down, relax and  take in the wonderful mountain views....

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Chalet Anna

Chalet Anna adjoins Chalet Camille and is the larger of the two. This chalet offers guests a high standard of accommodation featuring panoramic lounge room windows, opening up onto a spacious sun terrace with a hot tub and wonderful mountain...

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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the Processing of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.     Introduction - Definitions - Data Protection Principles - Data Subjects Rights How we collect...

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Chalet Rulens

Ski Chalet Rulens is beautifully located next to the stream and pine forest and is close to Chalet L’Eau Vive and Les Falaises. This chalet sleeps up to nine guests in four rooms (two doubles, a twin and a bunk...

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Chalet Plagnat

Chalet Plagnat is a spacious, traditionally timbered chalet that sleeps 12 guests. It offers one of the best locations in the village almost next door to the telecabine, ski-hire shops and bar . Chalet Plagnat is the most conveniently situated...

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Chalet La Ferme

This chalet has been superbly refurbished to our specifications, from a tumble down old farmhouse into a beautiful luxury chalet. Chalet La Ferme will sleep 2 families or up to 11 guests in great comfort. It still comprises of its...

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Chalet Les Grolets

Les Grolets is located close to the heart of the village within 100m of the telecabine and this comfortable ski chalet offers very spacious flexible accommodation on three floors for three/ four families (14-16). You can ski back to the...

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Chalet Les Arolles

Chalet Les Arolles is our most conveniently located ski chalet,  situated on the right on the edge of a blue piste and just 30m ski down to a modern six man chairlift. Les Arolles is truly ski-in/ski-out. The ski chalet is...

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Chalet Lower David

Chalet Lower David has a perfect ski-in, ski-out location; situated on the edge of a blue piste and with just 30m ski down to a modern 6-man chairlift, the chalet could not be more ski-in/ski-out! This is one of two...

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Chalet Cosy

This charming and very spacious ski chalet is superbly situated only 30m from the Ardent Bubble in the heart of Ardent Village and has a perfect ski-in location. It is a great choice for a family who want their own...

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Chalet Genevieve

Chalet Genevieve comprises of newly refurbished family and suite rooms on the first and second floors. Making Chalet Genevieve a great choice for families with younger children. The spacious open plan living and dining area has large wide galleried windows...

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Chalet Les Falaises

This charming quaint ski chalet is close to Chalet L'Eau Vive and has the same advantage of a perfect ski-in location. This chalet sleeps two families of 4/5 (9 max in total) in two self-contained areas giving each family its...

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Chalet L’Eau Vive

Chalet L’Eau Vive sits next to the stream at the entrance to this quiet village and sleeps 12-14. On the first floor there are three beautifully refurbished and spacious family suites.  Each one accommodates a family of 4-5 in a...

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Food & Wine

Our Food Our food is well thought out, freshly prepared and cooked in the chalets on 6 evenings.  Where possible we use local butchers, bakers and greengrocers and we offer a cheese board with locally sourced cheese. We can provide...

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Professional but Fun

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM FOR WINTER 2022-23 Applications for the 2022-23 Season are now open!  We are currently accepting applications from all passport holders (inc UK, Australia and New Zealand) with the possibility of obtaining the right...

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Resort Nature Guide

There is so much to see when you are out in the mountains skiing with your family including lots of exciting birds and animals that you will never see at home as well as some that will be familiar to...

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Making skiing Affordable

Pick your Time of Year This is the single biggest factor in keeping costs down. The pressure on good quality skiing accommodation suitable for families at peak times is immense and there is no escaping the fact that prices are...

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Skiing with Children

Despite the apparent difficulties a ski holiday presents it can make one of the best and most memorable family holidays provided that you do your research and find a company set up for families. Even the keenest skiers often accept...

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New to Skiing

The recommendations on clothing refer to both children who ski and those who will be in full day care in Powder Pups. If you want to learn more about ski chalet holidays click here. Outdoor Equipment You don’t need to...

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Family Ski Transfer Service

Planes, trains or automobiles, you decide! To get to and from resort you can fly into Geneva or get the train to a mountain station, either way, you can take advantage of our complimentary transfer service.  You can also fly...

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Will there be snow?

All of Family Ski Company’s chalets are situated in resorts that have independently been awarded four or five stars out of five for snow-sure, (snow-forecast.com). We have selected only three resorts we know are as close to perfect as possible...

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Compare all Resorts

The information below includes all the factors we know our guests look for and details how all of our Family Ski resorts match up to them. We have challenged ourselves to bring out the relative merits of each resort, and...

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Paradiski – Les Coches

At a glance The very best piste-side location anywhere in Paradiski: only 30m skiing from the door to a modern fast 6 man lift and ski back onto the large sunny terrace at the end of the day. The sunny terrace...

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Les Trois Vallees – Reberty

At a glance World’s biggest ski area with fast modern lifts serving 660 kms of pistes. Les Menuires valley has the best skiing in the 3 valleys - 300kms of piste, varied slope orientation to catch the sun all day,...

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Portes Du Soleil – Ardent

At a glance Ardent is the best skiing location in The Portes du Soleil. It is at the heart of the ski area with an excellent fast lift very close to all our chalets making access to ski school and...

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Ski School Helpers

Some of the most enthusiastic and grateful comments from our guests are about our Ski School Helper who co-ordinates all our children’s ski lessons. The Ski School Helper: is a friendly face each morning encourages the youngest and least able...

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Adventurers Club (children aged 7-13 years old)

You have the options of taking: Full Childcare Ski Lessons and Lunch Lunch and Afternoon Childcare Morning Ski Lessons What we offer The club includes 6 mornings of ski school with the ESF and is inclusive of all ski abilities...

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Powder Hounds Club (children aged 4-6 years)

You have the options of taking: Full Childcare Ski Lessons and Lunch Lunch and Afternoon Childcare Morning Ski Lessons What we offer The club includes 6 mornings of ski school with the ESF and is inclusive of all ski abilities...

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Powder Pups (3 months to 4 years)

What we offer We offer a full day of activities, 6 days per week Your children are collected from your chalet by 9am by our team, leaving plenty of time for you to get older children to the Ski School meeting...

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Children’s Ski Lessons

Ski school is extremely important for any family skiing with kids.  We want your children to develop the same passion for skiing that you have.  This is why we have forged very strong relationships with the ski schools in our...

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Staff Comments

The comments below are made by our fantastically dedicated staff, of which we are immensely proud so we thought we would share them with you... If you are interested in working for Family Ski Company please visit our Recruitment page....

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What to expect in your Chalet

Arrival & Welcome You will find a warm welcome to your skiing holiday– on your arrival you will be greeted with a glass of vin chaud as you meet other guests and your chalet host briefs you with essential information....

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Now Booking for next season 22/23!

Three ways to enquire: 1, Check availability and prices Enter number of adults and children, plus their ages, and you will see immediately all available chalets and prices. Select up to 3 chalet/week combinations for us to confirm quotes to you. ...

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Our Holidays Explained

How We Get The Very Best From A Chalet Skiing Holiday With Children Everything we do is focused on making your family skiing holidays as perfect as possible: Our resorts are in the family-friendly villages with highly convenient ski in access...

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Childcare

We know that parents skiing with children can only relax and enjoy their ski holiday when they are sure that their children are safe, happy and well looked after. So we have created childcare clubs to cater for babies from...

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Why Family Ski?

Top 10 Reasons To Go With Family Ski Company Our resorts – Les Coches, Ardent and Reberty - are perfect for families and have excellent snow-sure records. Our chalets in prime ski-in ski out locations all within 200m of the...

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Family Ski Company offers superb fully catered chalet skiing holidays in top snow-sure French ski resorts with full childcare, designed exclusively for families skiing together, from beginners to experts – excellent quality, great value. Enjoy a high quality family skiing...

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