There are a number of different skiing resorts all around the world, some of which are cheaper than others. If you are looking for a great place to go skiing but need to save as much money as possible, it is important that you take the time to look over this list before deciding where you should go.
While Soll may not be quite as famous as Kitzbuhel, it does share the same ski area. When you purchase the Kitzbuheler Alpen AllStarCard, you will gain access to 10 different ski areas throughout Austria, including St. Johann, Wildschonau, Alpbachtal, and a number of others. Access to all of these areas costs a total of £188 for a total of six days. This is by far one of the better deals when it comes to ski resorts, and there are some truly beautiful areas where you can strap on your skis and hit the slopes.
Although Sestriere and Sauze d’Oulx may be some of the more popular ski resorts in France, Montgenevre definitely has a lot to offer. This ski resort is extremely family friendly and there are plenty of excellent slopes for you to ski on. Go Montgenevre offers a week in a self-catering apartment as well as a six-day lift pass and boot hire and transfers from Turin airport. If you are currently looking for a good place to go skiing without paying too much money, you will find that the six-day Via Lattea pass is available for £185, which really isn’t bad considering how much you are going to spend at other ski resorts in France.
La Tzoumaz, Switzerland
There are lots of different ski resorts that you can visit in Switzerland, but Verbier is by far one of the largest and most affordable for those who want to hit the slopes on a budget. The breathtaking landscape, speedy lifts, and 410km of runs that this particular resort has to offer will definitely impress from the moment you arrive. Chalet Auriane is slop side with five star lodging available for £825ppw. You will find that this lodge is fully catered and offers some of the most spectacular views in the entire area. You will be able to purchase a six-day Four Valleys lift pass for just £234 and a six-day Savoleyres lift pass for £222.
The beautiful and striking wild landscape that makes up the Jazerine ski area, which is located by Kolasin, will have you coming back for more next year for sure. There are some very beautiful lodges made completely of wood for a nice rustic touch that will make you feel right at home. This ski resort is great for beginners and anyone who doesn’t have much skiing experience, but there are also plenty of runs for intermediate and advanced skiers to enjoy. You can buy a 6 day pass for this resort for just £78, making it one of the cheapest ski resorts in the entire world.
This resort is a great choice if you are looking top notch skiing at a reasonable price that will most likely fall within the constraints of your budget. Located in a very cheerful and vibrant town, Borovets ski resort has a lot to offer for skiers of all experience levels. You will find that the upper half of the mountain is mostly above the tree line, offering a variety of wide open runs that you can enjoy going down without any obstructions whatsoever.
There is also excellent ski instruction for those who are just starting out or have very little skiing experience. You can buy a six-day pass for this resort for £124, making it a great overall deal. If you want to party, ski, and just have a good time, you should definitely consider everything that Borovets resort has to offer.
In Livigno you will find some of the very best skiing in Italy for a price that isn’t nearly as steep as the beautiful snow-covered mountains that many people enjoy skiing down each year. People from all over the world come to this area of the country to ski, and with six day passes for just £161, we can see why. Even the cost of food and drink in and around these slopes is fair, so you won’t have to worry about spending an obscene amount of money on your next ski trip. Seven night accommodations start at £127, which is more than reasonable.
A lot of couples come to Vogel for skiing because it is an extremely beautiful and romantic place to go for a weekend getaway. You will find that there are also a lot of families who go to this resort as well, making it one of the more popular places in the country for skiing. This resort overlooks Lake Bohinj and is part of the Triglav national park. There are modem cable cars that transport skiers from the lake to the mountains within a matter of minutes. While the night life in this area may be low-key, Ljublijana is just an hour away. You can buy a six-day lift pass for only £119 and 7-day accommodations are available for £237 at Pension Stare.
The Highlands, Scotland
If you are looking for a beautiful skiing location that is also cheap, the Scottish highlands might have exactly what you’ve been looking for. Scotland offers five different ski areas that are all ideal for this particular winter activity. You will definitely want to keep a close eye on snow conditions and go north when the snow starts to fall. You can get a 6 day lift pass for £164, which is definitely a good overall deal.
This is by far the most popular ski resort in all of Romania, and for good reason. While this resort may be small, it is a great place for beginners to go. You can get a 6 day lift pass for £92 and there are 7 night accommodations available for not much more than that.
Essential Ski Gear
Here is some essential ski gear to take with you this season. If you own your own skis and boot, find a ski boot bag that will fit into checked-in luggage, we’ve had expensive boots damaged before and cost a fortune getting the bindings fixed.
- OTG (OVER-THE-GLASSES) DESIGN - Ski goggles that fits over glasses. Suitable for both ADULTS AND YOUTH.
- ANTI-FOG LENS & EXCELLENT OPTICAL CLARITY - Dual-layer lens technology with anti-fog coated inner lens gives you a FOG-FREE SKI EXPERIENCE.
- SAFE & RELIABLE WITH UV PROTECTION - Soft TPU frame with lenses that provide 100% UV400 protection and YEARS OF RELIABLE USE.
- UNIVERSAL HELMET COMPATIBILITY - Extra long elastic strap ensures great helmet compatibility with all helmets. Suitable for both adults & teens.
- WHAT YOU GET: 1 x OutdoorMaster OTG Ski Goggles, 1 x Carrying Pouch, CUSTOMER-FAVORITE 1 YEAR WARRANTY and friendly customer service.
- 10 vents for ultimate temperature regulation with unyielding ABS shell exterior and firm, shock-absorbent EPS interior
- Certified ABS exterior and EPS Foam interior to provide you, the rider, with top of the line quality and protection
- Helmet safety certifications include EN 1077:2007 for Ski Helmets and CPSC 16 CFR, Part 1203 for Bicycle Helmets
- Includes goggle clip to keep eyewear attached & removable plush earmuffs for warmth and protection
- ErgoKnob Adjustable Dial is a simple one-handed twist dial that tightens and loosens the framework built into the helmet for a customized fit
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