Whether it’s your first ski holiday or not, there are always new tips and tricks to learn. Our ski hacks are bite-sized videos with expert advice on everything from putting your boots on to skiing in flat light. Hosted by pro ski instructor Darren Turner, they’ll help you make the most of your time on the mountain. Tips for ski equipment Ski gear can be confusing – especially if you’re new to the sport – but getting it right is key to feeling comfortable on…Continue Reading “INTRODUCING SKI HACKS”

Ski resorts are constantly looking for ways to make your holiday even better – expanding their slopes, building faster lifts and opening new places to eat, drink and party. Check out our round-up of the best additions for Winter 18/19. Ski areas Mont Valaisan – La Rosière, France As if La Rosière wasn’t tempting enough, with its link across the border to La Thuile in Italy, it’s now opening up a whole new area. Mont Valaisan adds five pistes, two chairlifts and a freeskiing zone….Continue Reading “WHAT’S NEW IN SKI RESORTS FOR WINTER 18/19?”

Ski with your squad this season

Skiing with your mates is great, isn’t it? I mean, skiing on your own can be fun – you get the freedom to do and go whatever and wherever you like, to stand at the top of the mountain, admire the views and breathe deep, calming breaths in the silence of the natural world. There’s nothing to hold you back or slow you down and no one to laugh at you when you stack or fall off a chairlift. On the other hand, there’s nothing…Continue Reading “Ski with your squad this season”

****** APRIL FOOLS’ ****** CHOOSE YOUR CHAIRLIFT Ski holidays are all about waking up before the sun rises, getting breakfast down you in record time, heading straight to the chairlifts and shredding that corduroy or pounding that freshly fallen powder. But at one time or another, we’ve all had our hopes of those first tracks dashed by long and impenetrable lift queues and tedious rides with strangers. Luckily for you, you’ll never have to waste precious time again: Crystal have teamed up with lift operators…Continue Reading “BIG NEWS – CHOOSE YOUR CHAIRLIFT”

Ski resort prices are sliding downhill in top European resorts! Thats the good news from the annual Post Office Ski Resort Report in association with Crystal Ski Holidays. Back with their annual report, the Post Office have compiled prices from ski areas around the world to help you choose the best value ski resorts. Cash-conscious skiers will find that the cost of ski equipment, lift passes and tuition has fallen in 75% of the winter sports destinations surveyed – and the same applies to meal…Continue Reading “Post Office Report : The Best Value Ski Resort”