Affordable too long. For the terrain on offer,
Affordable travel and skiing don’t often go together but
it’s certainly possible to save money if you are going to be smart with you ski
booking. For beginners, if you can help it, don’t travel during peak season; always
be on the lookout for cheap budget airline add-ons; if you’re a beginner
consider smaller ski vacation rentals as they often offer affordable prices.
Here are the best affordable ski resorts:
Cauterets in France has one the finest snow records and best
seasons in the Pyrenees. It is also the considered as one of the best budget
ski resorts in the Alps.The pistes, situated inthe Lys area, are accessed via a
12-minute ride on the Telecabine du Lyse cable car. The snow skiing area is
perfect tobeginners and intermediates. The cross-country skiing in the Pont
d’Espagne area is particularly good and only 7km from the primarybase.
The ski area covers
a good 133km of pistes through the Ziller Valley. Along with the year-round
Hintertux -just a half-hour bus drive away – the region has a total of 620km of
pistes. The disadvantage is the fact you have to travel but half an hour isn’t
too long. For the terrain on offer, there existsof course the excellent Vans
Penken Park for freestylers and plenty of untouched powder for free riders.
attracts tourist all over the world, the resort is known for its amazing ski
slopes and amazing nightlife. You can find the Britons at the Hutel du Col bar and
other amazing food houses at the base of the major piste.
downside of any great resort with budget skiing offers is it’s a purpose-built
resort and it looks like one too. The resort doesn’t have a lot of amenities in
the area, you have to be smarter in finding a local store or restaurants. If
you can afford to spend a little bit more The Miramonti and Savoy Edelweiss,
both three-star, are near the area.
Val Thorens, Switzerland
Thorens ‘s terrain suits everyone from beginners to experts. The resort is not
only linked into the vast network of hiking trails across the well-known Meribel
and Courchevel valleys in the Trois..
Thorens makes a great area for a nonstop ski adventure. However, keep in mind
that a journey from Val Thorens to the corners of the 3 Valleys,
say to Courchevel, is a full day out. You can never really run out of ski
destinations in the area.