Family Ski Blog

Latest news and articles helping you find your perfect family holiday

Tuesday 5th December in the Alps!

Snowy Reberty in the Three Valleys You can just see La Masse in the background   At the top of the Mont de la Chambre lift just below Val Thorens,…

Lift passes offers for Les Coches

Check out these offers: 19th to 26th January 2019 - Full area Paradiski pass for the price of a local area La Plagne pass 23rd to 30th March 2019 - Full…

Great prices for 9th Feb pre-Half Term week

Remaining availability for 9th February in the chalets below are now Adult price: £499 and Child price: £399 Ardent: Chalet Plagnat - sleeps 15/18 Reberty: Chalet Anna - Sleeps 12/13 Chalet…

2nd February 2019 discounts

Remaining availability in the chalets below are now Adult price: £499 and Child price: £399 Ardent: Chalet La Chalande - sleeps 15/18 Chalet La Ferme - Sole occupancy for 8/11…

Great savings for 26th January

A variety of availability in the chalet list below for 26th January 2019: Prices now Adult price: £499 and Child price: £399 Call us on 01684 540333 for a more…

Savings for 19th January 2019

Ardent chalet offers for 19th January 2019: Chalet Rulens - Sole occupancy for 8 Now Adult price: £499 and Child price: £399 Was Adult price: £725 and Child price: £586…

12th January 2019 offer

Ardent chalet offers for 12th January 2019: Chalet Plagnat - Sleeps 12/13 Now Adult price: £499 and Child price: £399 Was Adult price: £596 and Child price: £504   Chalet…

Great savings for 5th January 2019

  Ardent - Chalet Rulens - Sole occupancy for 8 Now Adult price: £499 and Child price: £399 Was Adult price: £596 and Child price: £504   Ardent - Chalet…

Christmas savings!

Chalet La Chalande Our gorgeous new chalet – Now Adult price: £599 and Child price: £499  Was Adult price: £1,163 and Child price: £977     Chalet La Grange Now Adult price:…

First week sale!

First week - Adult price: £349 and Child price: £249 on selected chalets Use our online Availability Checker for instant quotes or call us on 01684 540333 for more information *Full…

Save 10% on Chalet La Chalande!

  We know it's a stretch to imagine the gorgeous Chalet La Chalande covered in snow so we are offering a special offer of 10% across the season for new bookings  Family…

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…

Baking With The Kids Series! Family Ski Company Chocolate Brownies Recipe

                    As the start of term looms, here is our final recipe for delicious chocolate brownies to help you through the…

Baking With The Kids! Family Ski Company Jam Tart Recipe

                This week, we're sharing our quick and easy jam tart recipe. This is one of a selection of tempting tea-time desserts that…

Our New Baby!

We are very excited to share the news that we have a fabulous new family chalet in everyone's favourite resort of Ardent! Chalet La Chalande is our 10th chalet in this perfect…

Baking With The Kids Series! Family Ski Company Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

                This week, we're sharing our recipe for the tasty chocolate chip cookies we serve in our chalets! Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes about…

Baking With The Kids Series! Family Ski Company Flapjack Recipe

                  This week, we're sharing our tasty flapjack recipe. Perfect for picnics or with a nice cup of tea! Whole Oat Flapjacks…

New Family Meal Option

[caption id="attachment_19973" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Freshly Baked lasagna Garnished with Basil Leaves[/caption] At Family Ski we cater for all family sizes and ages. We understand that after a busy day in…

Baking With The Kids Series! Family Ski Company Rock Cakes Recipe

                In this series, we share recipes for some of the favourite afternoon tea treats we serve in our chalets. This week it's…

New Baking With The Kids Series! Family Ski Company Rocky Road Recipe

"Mummeeeee, I'm bored!" In this new series of blog posts, we share our favourite afternoon tea recipes that you can bake at home with your little ones to help you…

Easyjet flights released for Spring 2019

Flights to Geneva now booking up to and including 24th March 2019, flights for 25th March to 22nd June 2019 (including the peak Easter ski holiday dates) will be released…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Food & Drink 2018 – 19

Our Food Food and wine is an important (many say vital!) aspect of any ski holiday and we pride ourselves on providing great quality food and wine for you to…

Christmas 2018

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…

EasyJet have now released their flights up until the 24th March 2018

If you've already booked your holiday and want to book EasyJet flights get online now before prices go up. If you haven't booked, there is no better time to call…

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…

Recruitment 2018-19 – Now Open!

We have opened our recruitment for next Winter 2018-19! Check out the positions available in our great teams in the best ski resorts in Europe!  Family Ski Company Recruitment  

Taking a baby on a ski holiday

Taking a baby on a ski holiday 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…

How to prep your child for their first day of skiing

There is plenty of ‘prep work’ you can do to help your child get an idea of what to expect when they are on the slopes.  Here are a few…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

How to choose the right resort for your Family Skiing Holiday

There are lots of things to consider when choosing where go for your family skiing holiday! So where do you start? We have compiled a top 10 list to help.…

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,…

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…

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…

Taking the Ski Train to the Alps

When choosing the best way to get to the Alps with your family, travelling by rail should certainly be an option that you consider. It’s a great way to get…

Fly on a Friday!

When you think of going on a family holiday you may automatically think of travelling on a Saturday or Sunday, and rightly so.  However, as previous Family Ski Company guests…

How to avoid a bad experience: Your first Family Skiing Holiday!

Let me tell you about my first skiing experience, not a happy one, in the hope that you can avoid some of the pitfalls I fell into head first! It…

Booking the direct ski train

Tickets for the direct Eurostar service to the Alps usually go on sale in July. Board the train at St Pancras in the morning and arrive in the evening in Bourg…

Family Ski article in the Telegraph Ski & Board Magazine

 The original article can be read below or on the Telegraphs website by Henry Druce "Take a video, Daddy, take a video,” says my excitable daughter as she slides down a…

Great words for Family Ski from our 2014/15 guests in the French Alps.

"For young children this is the finest start they can have to a ski holiday and it is the only holiday where my husband and I get to spend the…

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…

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