Five Resorts for Early Season Skiing in Europe

Who can wait for February, right?  Here are our top 5 resort picks for those looking to hit the slopes – and beat the crowds – in November and December.

Best Last Minute Ski Deals for Christmas 2015


While others may not be quite ready to think about Christmas yet, those fortunate enough to bag a deal on a Christmas 2015 ski holiday will surely be singing about it from the rooftops. Because, as those who have ever spent the festive period in a ski resort will testify, there are few things more exciting that leaving the UK behind for a fun-filled Christmas in the snow.

Bikini Clad Crowds Brave Siberian Slopes

If I had to ask you what world records you thought should be broken on the ski slopes, the one answer I doubt anyone would come up with is the record for number of skiers in Bikinis. If I told you this is not the first time there has been a veritable avalanche of mostly naked bodies descending down one of Siberia’s ski hills, you’d be even more surprised.

Skiing in May: What, Where and Why?

Cheap. Quiet. Sunny. That’s what you’ll get if you find yourself on a ski holiday in May this year. While many ski resorts start winding down by the end of March and most are firmly closed for business by mid-April, there are a few snow-sure destinations that remain open well into May (and beyond).

Five Star Luxury at Bargain Prices in Tignes for This Weekend

Here at Last Minute Ski Deals we go mad for a bargain, and a base price of £399 for a 5* chalet in Tignes for this weekend with Gatwick flights and transfers included hits the mark nicely!

Flying Frenchman Breaks Snowboard Speed Record


Anybody who enjoys hitting the slopes in spring knows the softer snow is ideal for pushing top speeds down the pistes – it hurts less if you fall. And 43 year-old Frenchman Edmond Plawczyk proved the theory in style recently, by breaking the high-speed snowboarding world record!

Top Five Resorts for Easter Apres

Now that we’re getting to the end of the season, we’ve decided it’s high time to look at where to go when the snow starts melting and the weather gets warmer in the Alps.