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Book your own flights
See links to download departure maps in the 'Travel by Coach section' below >>
Fly one way and coach the other
If you are having trouble finding flights to suit in either direction, why not consider this option?
Download the guide for more information on flight times and options
If you book early and take advantage of the low cost flights, your next Snowcoach holiday may be significantly cheaper than your last!
We believe this will give you the flexibility to tailor-make your fabulous Snowcoach holiday with the convenience of using your local airport, rather than the hassle of making your way to Gatwick.
Also, we are offering FREE transfers from the airport to the resort on certain dates. Please contact our office for details.
Our regular transfers are available every Saturday from Geneva airport to all resorts – FREE of charge
Plus a transfer service is available at other times on a Saturday and on other days – Chargeable
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Short breaks by air
Call our reservations team for travel information and a tailor-made quotation for your short break ski holiday.
Short break prices start at £55 per person per night and include all facilities as described on the resort pages.
Short breaks by air
Our great value weekend and short break ski trips are becoming increasingly popular. If you do not have the time to spend a week away from home or work, or you just fancy squeezing in some extra time on the slopes, then why not opt for a Snowcoach short break? Alternatively, if you are able to stay for longer, why not extend your holiday on the slopes? The record last year was seven weeks and for this coming season we already have a booking for thirteen weeks!
At Snowcoach we understand that the success of a short break ski trip is good planning and organisation, so for those of you seeking flexible travel dates we can organise individual itineraries to cover a weekend stay, midweek trip, or any duration that you require. Whether you are travelling on your own, as a couple with friends or the family we can tailor make the ideal holiday to suit your needs.
A popular option at St Gervais is to fly out after work. We meet you at the airport for the short transfer into resort. After a good night’s sleep and a hearty breakfast you are ready to hit the slopes!
Enjoy a full day’s skiing on your final day and catch the last flight back home. Alternatively, you can self-drive to our accommodation.
Alternatively the cheapest and quickest method from the airport to the resort for short breaks can be to hire a car. Prices start from only £30 per day.
In resort, our staff will be on hand to get you kitted up and on the mountain as quickly as possible. Pre-book your lift passes and equipment to maximize your skiing time.
This season – we are again offering weekends, short breaks and longer stays to the Hotel l’Aigle. The hotel is accessible from the airports of Geneva, Grenoble, Lyon and Chambery. Transfers available by minibus.
Train - from Geneva, Lyon, Grenoble or Chambery to St. Michel station. Take the local bus or taxi service for the short 20 minute journey to the hotel.
Bus from Lyon, Grenoble, Chambery, Geneva to St. Michel station. Take the local bus or taxi for the short, 20 minute journey to the hotel.
Hire car – bookable online.
Weekends and short stays are popular at the Hotel Terminus due to the short 50 minute transfer from Geneva. This means you can leave home in the morning and be on the mountain by lunchtime!
Transfers - available any time every day by minibus or taxi
French bus service – express service to St Gervais/Le Fayet
Train – from Geneva Eaux Vives station (via tram from airport) to St Gervais/Le Fayet
Hire car – bookable online
...when travelling by coach
Leave your car at our Watford Coach Interchange £4.00 or at Dover Eastern Docks from £4.00.
For more information call Relyon on 01304 201 227 or visit www.relyongroup.co.uk
Alternatively Port of Dover on
01304 240 400 or visit www.doverport.co.uk
Parking must be prebooked
8 days skiing
UK pick ups
Just meet our coach at one of our local departure points or at our coach interchange, then relax.
The Dover-Calais ferry crossing with P&O takes just 90 minutes, giving you time to shop and have a meal before continuing to your ski resort. Watch a DVD during the evening, and then sleep through the night in your comfortable reclining seat. In the morning, skiing is only a short time away! We do have comfort stops during the journey to allow you to stretch your legs and for the benefit of smokers.
Every Snowcoach has a crew of two experienced drivers, who comply completely with strict EU regulations. They know their way around the continent and are skilled, not only in driving you smoothly and safely, but also in assisting you in every way. This enables us to guarantee high standards of comfort and reliability, which is an essential ingredient for an enjoyable winter holiday.
Industry leading seat spacing of at least 865mm per person offering amazing extra legroom
Reclining seats with adjustable foot rests and more recline than other companies offer
Allocated seats en-route
Colour TV/DVD en route
Stereo music system
Hot drinks bar - self service
WC and wash basin
Individual fresh-air ventilation
Individual reading lights
Tinted double-glazed windows and curtains
Air suspension for a very comfortable ride
GPS tracking system linked to our operations centre and resorts
For complete safety all our coaches have three independent braking systems and all seats have three point seat belts.
Direct from UK to your hotel
On most one-week skiing holidays you would have only 6 days skiing. Travelling with Snowcoach you can enjoy up to 8 days skiing!
Our Friday coach departures are scheduled to arrive early morning into resort. So whilst everyone else is checking into airport queues or waiting for airport transfers, Snowcoach clients are already on the slopes.
The return journey normally departs Saturday evening, after another full days skiing.
Why spend Saturdays at the airport when you can spend 8 days on the slopes?
1 bag (suitcase, holdall, snowboard bag) up to 95 litres approx. 70cm x 30cm x 45cm
1 piece of hand luggage and 1 boot bag can be carried on board
Ski & Snowboards must be pre-booked – £10 return
Following many years and experience the departure times have been adapted to ensure that the coaches actually arrive in resort for breakfast and in time for you to enjoy your first day on the slopes.
The timings shown are for your guidance only. Final timings and detailed joining instructions will be emailed to you approx. 2 weeks prior to departure.
We may occasionally use a taxi, minibus or other coach services on local departure routes. These will not have all the same facilities or legroom as your continental journey. If passenger numbers are not sufficient to run our coach on a particular date, we may arrange an alternative service.
Departure Point Maps
Click on the links below to download location details and maps for all our Departure Points:
If you have your own accommodation in resort you can travel with us by coach, please contact our reservations staff for ‘seat only’ availability and prices.
Prices from just £149 return
Arrive early and enjoy a complimentary Continental breakfast at your Hotel on all holidays by coach.
Typical arrival times
St Gervais 08:15
Enjoy skiing on Saturday!
A wide selection of short breaks are available at all our resorts on selected dates throughout the 2016/17 ski season.
If you can’t manage a whole week away, enjoy one of our great value 3 or 4 night short breaks.
And, don’t forget, when you travel by coach you can enjoy an extra day on the slopes.
For example: A 3 night stay = 4 days skiing. A 4 night stay = 5 days skiing
All normal one week coach holidays and short breaks can be combined to create a choice of 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 night stays.
Please call us for more details.
The coach is cheaper and better for the environment
With all the awareness in the press, its not hard to imagine that flying emits more CO2 than going by coach, but we did some quick calculations at http://www.climatecare.org and found out that flying from Gatwick to Geneva releases 90kg of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Travelling by coach, that figure drops to just 15kg per person.
Download the guide for more information on train times and options
High speed train
Self drive offers both flexibility and freedom. You can travel at your own leisure stopping to see the sights and stunning scenery en route or opt for a stopover.
Driving time from Calais:
Why not let the train take the strain? Breakfast in London - dinner in the Alps.
Depart by Eurostar from London St Pancras on Saturdays at approx 8 o’clock in the morning and arrive at all our hotels in time for dinner.
Enjoy the easy daytime journey and arrive at Le Fayet station, which is just a 3 minute walk to the Hotel Terminus. Or arrive at Geneva station and we can transfer you to the Hotel Terminus.
Alternatively travel overnight including couchette. Departs Friday night arriving at Le Fayet Saturday morning in time for breakfast. Return Saturday evening - enjoy 8 days skiing.
Using Eurostar again, arrive at St Michel station for the Hotel L’Aigle or arrive at Geneva station and we can transfer you to the Hotel L’Aigle.
You will need to book your high speed train tickets direct independently. Visit any of the following vendors:
The man in seat sixty one - www.seat61.com
Rail Europe - www.raileurope.co.uk
TGV Europe - www.tgv-europe.com
Loco2 - www.loco2.com
Eurostar - www.eurostar.com