That number goes even higher for next season, with the operator now flying from a total of 20 UK airports up and down the country, from Jersey to Belfast, Exeter to Edinburgh.
The new routes are now on sale, and flights are operated by low cost airlines Easyjet and Jet2.com from Belfast, Bristol, Liverpool, Leeds Bradford, Luton and Stansted. This adds even more choice to an already massive flying programme with Crystal Ski’s partner airline, Thomson Airways.
Here’s details of some of the new routes and possible resorts from regional airports now available to book with Crystal Ski:
Bristol ski flights
Bristol to Toulouse - for Andorra
Andorra may be tiny, but big investment in their ski area means there’s plenty to suit all abilities. Choose from party capital Pas de la Casa, to family friendly Soldeu, or the fantastic value option of Arinsal.
Bristol to Grenoble – for southern French Alps
If you’d rather ski ‘en Francais’, then a new route to Grenoble opens up the possibility of holidays in big resorts like Les Deux Alpes, which is a great value party hotspot, and family friendly Alpe d’Huez. The small resort of Chamrousse is also a great family resort, and kind on the wallet too, with free lift passes for all Crystal Ski customers available throughout the season.
Liverpool ski flights
Liverpool to Salzburg – for East Austrian Alps
Salzburg offers a huge choice of ski resorts, from the expansive Ski Welt area – home to resorts like lively Söll or the quieter Ellmau to famous ‘Glitzy Kitzbühel‘ or high altitude Kaprun and Obertauern to name just a few.
Liverpool to Geneva – for French and Swiss Alps
Flying into Geneva opens up northern France and Switzerland for choice. There’s both morning and afternoon flights next year so take your pick.
In Switzerland you can choose from the beautiful resorts of Wengen and Grindelwald, to glamourous Verbier, or the great value alternatives of Nendaz and Veysonnaz. You can find out more about Switzerland’s resorts in our Switzerland resort guides.
France’s northern resorts of La Plagne, Les Arcs, the Espace Killy resorts of Val D’Isere and Tignes and the resorts of the Portes du Soleil such as Morzine and Avoriaz. There’s also the brilliant family friendly resort of Flaine, which is under 2 hours transfer time from Geneva.
Leeds Bradford ski flights
Leeds Bradford to Salzburg – for East Austrian Alps
Jet 2′s route from Leed Bradford means skiing in high altitude resorts like Kaprun, or typical pretty resorts like St. Johann or Scheffau. There’s also the ever-popular resorts of Söll, and Zell am See available.
Leeds Bradford to Geneva – for French and Swiss Alps
There’s also access to Geneva, so you can choose from resorts like Chamonix, Flaine, and La Clusaz, as well as the resorts of the Espace Killy like Tignes and Val D’Isere in France. Within Switzerland, there’s glamourous Verbier and Zermatt amongst others to choose from, amongst others.
London Luton ski flights
Luton to Grenoble – for southern French Alps
If you want to avoid the scrums at Gatwick and fly from small and friendly Luton, there’s the choice of the old favourites of Alpe d’Huez and Les Deux Alpes available, as well as the resort of Chamrousse, where lift passes are free to all Crystal customers throughout the season.
Prices start from £331 per person, based on 4 adults staying the the Residence de la Muzelle Apartments, Les Deux Alpes on a self catering basis, departing from London Luton on 12 January 2013 for 7 nights.
These apartments are also available on Crystal Ski Plus – a holiday package including flight, transfers, accommodation, lift pass, and ski/board hire or carriage for one great value price (flights from London Gatwick with Thomson Airways only).
Luton to Geneva – for French and Swiss Alps
For northern French resorts and Switzerland, fly to Geneva – choose from resorts of the Three Valleys like Meribel or Courchevel, or resort of Flaine in the Grand Massif – ideal for a first family ski holiday.
London Stansted ski flights
Stansted to Geneva -for for French and Swiss Alps
Explore resorts like Avoriaz and Morzine in the huges Portes du Soleil, under 2 hours transfer time from Geneva. There’s also the vastness of the Paradiski, with holidays to La Plagne and Les Arcs available, as well as many more. Over in Switzerland, there’s many more resorts to choose from, including Villars – a typical Swiss resorts with chocolate box style chalets, and there’s also the Diablerets 3000 glacier for guaranteed good snow.
Belfast ski flights
Belfast to Geneva -for for French and Swiss Alps
Crystal Ski will be flying from Belfast Aldergrove and Belfast city this winter. This includes a route to Geneva, so there’s plenty of choice for resorts such as high altitude Saas Fee or pretty Wengen and Grindelwald in Switzerland. In France there’s Avoriaz, Flaine, La Plagne, Morzine and Tignes to choose from.
All prices are correct at time of publication, however these prices may fluctuate due to demand and availability. Please see the Crystal Ski website for the latest prices.