Happy children make for a happy skiing holiday, and few things are as likely to ruin your child’s day than being wet, cold and uncomfortable.With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of top tips for making sure your kids stay snug and smiley on the slopes. ICYMI – Check out our other Family Skiing blogs by clicking the links below: When to go Choosing a resort Choosing accommodation First off: Kitting out your kids for skiing needn’t cost the earth. Equipment (skis, poles…Continue Reading “Top Tips for Keeping Kids Warm & Dry When Skiing”

Organising a ski holiday when you’ve got kids can be far from relaxing.On top of deciding which resort to visit and finding the right accommodation, the last decision is arguably the biggest: when should you go? Hopefully we’ve already given you some help with those first two conundrums. Now we’re here to help with the last – here’s our rundown of the advantages of skiing over some of the longer school holidays. In case you missed it: Family Skiing: Where to Go Family Skiing: Choosing…Continue Reading “School Holiday Skiing – Insider Tips for When To Go”

Finding your home-away-from-home can be the difference between enjoying your annual ski trip and having the winter adventure that you’ve always dreamed of. Choosing the right accommodation can add an extra special layer to the family holiday experience, and we reckon these pointers will help make the decision that little bit easier. Doorstep skiing Ski-in ski-out accommodation really is the dream when you’re away with the kids – carrying skis, catching buses and trying to keep young ones in your line of sight adds an element…Continue Reading “Insider Tips To Help Pick the Perfect Accommodation For Your Family”

With so many amazing and unique ski resorts on offer, deciding where to take your loved ones can be tricky. But that gets a whole lot easier when you know what to look for. And because we’re lovely people, we’re going to help you do just that. So, here are 5 things we think make a resort family-friendly. Smaller resorts Everything you need, right on your doorstep Choosing a smaller resort means the essentials are likely to be no further away than you can throw a…Continue Reading “5 Insider Tips To Pick An Awesome Ski Resort For Your Family”

Every year at Crystal we ask our customers what they thought about their holiday, from accommodation and the resort itself to ski school and the food they ate. We’ve collected these results and will be posting them here on Ski-buzz, as our Crystal Awards for the Winter 12/13 season. We have absolutely no influence on any of these scores. The results are entirely based on feedback from what you, our customers, tell us. We made sure we had a good number of responses for any…Continue Reading “Crystal Awards 2013 – Best for families”