Crystal Ski Holidays - winter 2014/15
There are only two seasons in our calendar - winter and "too warm".
If you're new to skiing then we'd love to let you in on why a mountain holiday is so awesome, and if you're already in love with the mountain then you won't find anyone more passionate to hit the slopes with.
Here's some new and noteworthy stuff for this season.
Ski somewhere new
We've found 5 new resorts to share with you.
A pretty village in the heart of the Dolomites with easy access to the Sella Ronda ski circuit - Europe's largest ski area.
North of the Arctic Circle, Salla has great beginner and intermediate skiing and is a top destination if you're hoping to see the Northern Lights.
One of Austria's best-kept secrets, the pretty town of Maria Alm is part of the Hochkönig ski area with around 125km of piste to explore.
Nestled on the borders of Austria, Italy and Switzerland - ski three different countries from this Tirolean-styled resort.
Linked to nearby Arinsal and dominated by towering peaks, this relatively new ski resort is the largest of the surrounding villages.
New accommodation to choose from
- More than 100 new places to stay this winter.
- 11 new chalets across France and Austria, plus our first in Norway.
With hotel credit, the drinks are on us
In selected hotels we'll give you free hotel credit worth up to €100 each. You can spend it however you like in your hotel's bar or restaurant. It's a handy way to make your money go further on holiday, the deal depends on which hotel you choose, but needs to be booked by 29 September 2014.
More executive lounges now included in our luxury ski holidays
Our finest accommodation is great for luxury, amazing food and impeccable service. And you get more when you travel too:
- Complimentary access to the executive lounge at an even larger selection of departure airports*.
- Greater luggage allowance**.
* Complimentary airport lounges now available at Belfast International, Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Heathrow (T1 & T3, Gordon Ramsey T5), London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester (T1, T2 & T3) and Newcastle.
**Greater luggage allowance is 23kg of checked-in luggage and 7kg of hand luggage. Only available on Thomson Airways flights.
New flight routes for you to choose from
Now flying on Saturdays from:
- Bristol to Innsbruck, Austria.
- London Gatwick to Plovdiv, Bulgaria - making shorter transfers to Pamporovo.
And flying on Sundays from:
- Edinburgh to Toulouse for Andorra ski holidays.
Manchester to Kuusamo, Finland.
Great value with Crystal Ski Plus
Ski Plus is the easiest way to hit the slopes. You'll get a lift pass and equipment hire, along with flights, transfers and accommodation - all for one price. Just add boots if you need them and you've got everything you need for the mountain. It's all sorted in advance and you'll save money in the process. Book by 30 November 2014.
More ways to get first hand resort knowledge
We've got a massive network of staff who all work to make things easier for you. They'll give you a call the week before you go on holiday to check you've got everything you need, plus you can tweet your resort any time to ask specific questions about where you're going.
There's a whole host of other ways you can tap into our expertise too. Use the Crystal Ski Explorer app, or the info pack that you'll get access to, or just give your rep a call to find out things like where's good to eat, or for a recommended run.