LONDON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
As summer approaches, British holidaymakers are swapping their ski boots for flip-flops, but Neilson is already offering cheap ski deals for next winter. From luxury ski breaks for couples, to affordable ski chalets for families and groups of friends, fantastic early-bird offers are now available for anyone looking forward to the 2012/13 ski season.
Cheap ski holidays from Neilson currently include lift passes, equipment hire and tuition, with a range of two for one deals for winter sport fans looking to book today. Free places for children are available on a range of holiday packages, while groups can enjoy savings of up to 25% and free group ski leading with advance bookings. Last minute ski holidays will be available as the season approaches, but early-bird skiers and snowboarders can now save an additional £50 per person at 50 fantastic properties, plus an additional 5% by booking online.
To help holidaymakers plan ahead for their perfect winter break, here's a quick guide to some of the most popular ski resorts in Europe.
Les Deux Alpes, France
Hidden in the icy southern Alps, Les Deux Alpes offers a tranquil escape from everyday life. A traditional atmosphere will appeal to families and older holidaymakers, with the higher ski slopes offering fantastic snow and spectacular views of the glacial valleys. Half-board prices at the Hotel Aalborg start from just £556 per person, with further savings available for advance group bookings.
Mayrhofen is a bustling Austrian town as well as a first-class ski resort, with lively après-ski for young travellers to enjoy. There's a great range of snow-sure slopes for intermediate skiers and snowboarders, with breath-taking views of one of the best glaciers in the world. Early-birds can now book a seven-night trip to Hotel Gästehaus Pramstraller in Mayrhofen from £708 per person in 2013.
Once a tiny and isolated village, Livigno is now emerging as one of the world's major ski resorts. Livigno offers a long and sunny ski season with plenty of snow close to the Swiss border. Well-prepared pistes blend with traditional village chalets and hotels for a charming atmosphere, while friendly ski schools offer a great introduction for beginner skiers. Families with children can enjoy skating, tobogganing, horse-riding and much more at this pretty village resort. Bed and breakfast holidays at Hotel Garni Francescato are now available from just £566 per person.
1. Based on 2 people sharing. 7 nights on half-board basis, leaving from London Gatwick on Sat 12 January 2013.
2. Based on 2 people sharing. 7 nights on half-board basis, leaving from London Gatwick on Sat 06 April 2013.
3. Based on 2 people sharing. 7 nights on bed and breakfast basis, leaving from London Gatwick on Sat 06 April 2013.
SOURCE Neilson Holidays