Here's a quick snapshot of some of the ski savings you can find at big-name resorts this December.
Chamonix - Skiers can take advange of the early snow 3 for 2 offer, where you stay three nights but pay for two. The offer is valid Dec. 1-21, 2012. Click here. The resort has announced a partial opening of its ski slopes. From Dec. 8, Grand Montets and Les Houches ski area will be open. Given the recent snowfalls, it won't be long before the whole winter ski area is open for the season.
Les Menuires also opens Dec. 8 and is celebrating Christmas with a discounted Boule de Noel week. From Dec. 22-29, everyone in the family enjoys children's ski pass tariffs! Choose your accommodation and your Family Pass Les Menuires/St Marting de Belleville or Les 2 Vallees (for two adults and at least two children under 18). Click here
St. Anton am Arlberg is offering pre-Christmas savings with Wedel Weeks Dec. 8-22. During these two weeks, skiers can find ski and stay package deals. Seven nights in a hotel with half-board and a six-day ski pass starts from €406 in a three-star, €618 in a four-star hotel. Click here
Cervinia d'Ampezzo is offering a seven-night ski and stay deal for the price of six. Get one night's free accommodation, ski school equipment hire and ski pass when you book for six nights. The ski pass is valid for the Italian Valtournench and Zermatt International ski area. The deal is valid until Dec. 31. Click here