How to travel to the Alps

Guide: How to travel to the Alps

Expert tips on the cheapest and most stress-free ways to travel to the Alps.

Ski travel: DIY versus the tour op package
Top tips on how to make your DIY ski holiday cost less than the package equivalent. Full Article

Six of the best ski resorts to drive to
Ski resorts can be anywhere between 7 and 13 hours’ drive from Calais. Full Article

Snooze your way to the slopes by ski train
Board a train Friday night and hit the slopes the following morning. Full Article

Ski airlines: Avoid the fees when flying with skis
Get clued up on airline ski fees and weight restrictions before booking your ski holiday. Full Article

Top 10 weekend ski resorts with easy airport access
Choose ski resorts close to the airport for more time on the slopes. Full Article

Travel with skis or hire equipment on the slopes?
Weighing up the pros and cons of buying or hiring your ski equipment. Full Article

Driving to the Alps: Just pack up the car and go
Cash-strapped Brits are heading for the mountains by car. Full Article

Car winterising and snow driving tips
Taking the proper precautions before and while driving into the mountains is key to a perfect powder day. Full Article

How to drive in snow
Learn these winter driving tips to ensure that you get to the mountain safely to ski the deepest snow. Full Article

The benefits of winter tyres for ski travel
Getting to the mountain safely is vital, winter tyres can help ensure that you do. Full Article

Four-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive?
When choosing a vehicle to get you to the ski hill in winter, your particular needs come into play when deciding between four-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive. Full Article

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