In addition to hotels and self-catering Inghams offers a range of accommodation with ‘chalet catering’ options that go beyond the traditional ‘half board’ basis with afternoon tea and multi-course evening meals including wine, which can help guests to save money in-resort. Combining the relaxed, informal atmosphere of a chalet with the space and facilities of a larger hotel, Chalet Hotels offer outstanding value in some of Europe’s top ski areas. All offer guests the option to pre-book lift passes, ski hire and tuition in order to save money. Inghams guests can also take advantage of ‘Inghams Plus’ added value offers in order to reduce in-resort spend, these include free drinks with dinner, free packed lunches in some Swiss hotels, free activities and spa vouchers.
Here, ski specialist Inghams recommends its top five good-value resorts and accommodation options for a memorable trip without worrying about what the exchange rate will be come the departure date:
For Convenience: Chalet Hotel de Champoluc, Champoluc, Italy
Those looking for somewhere they can roll out of bed and onto the slope are in luck with the ideally located Chalet Hotel de Champoluc in Italy’s Monterosa ski area. The Inghams-run property is set at the skiers’ end of the village centre, in a virtually ski-in/ski-out location at the foot of the home-run piste and right next door to the main Crest gondola and ski-hire shop.
Inghams is offering seven nights on a chalet board basis at the four diamond Chalet Hotel de Champoluc in Champoluc, Italy from £499 per person, a saving of £250 per person. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Turin and transfers, departing on 7th January 2017. For more information, or to book, visit www.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays or call 01483 791 114.
For Après-Ski: Hotel Strass, Mayrhofen, Austria
Party-goers will feel right at home at the fun loving Hotel Strass in Austria’s buzzing town of Mayrhofen. Adjoining the Sporthotel, the hotel enjoys a central position directly next to the Penken gondola and guests at the hotel will have free entrance to night club 'Arena' and après-ski in the Ice Bar. Inghams offers ‘saver packs’ if guests book in advance for lift passes, ski hire and tuition with up to £23 saved on six days 'lean to ski' ski and boot hire with five days tuition and up to 10% saved on equipment hire for six days when booked by 31st October 2016.
Inghams is offering seven nights on a half board basis at the four star Hotel Strass in Mayrhofen, Austria from £699 per person, a saving of £180 per person. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Innsbruck and transfers, departing on 7th January 2017. For more information, or to book, visit www.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays or call 01483 791 114.
For Families: Chalet Hotel Elisabeth, Kuhtai, Austria Located just 40 minutes from Innsbruck in a fantastic ski-in/ski-out, snow-sure location, Kuhtai is the ideal ski destination for families looking to save a few pounds. The popular Chalet Hotel Elisabeth offers fantastic value holiday packages for beginners, groups and families with prices in Austria considerably lower than neighbouring alpine resorts. The Chalet Hotel even has its own pizzeria located on the lower ground floor.
Inghams is offering seven nights on a chalet catering basis at the three diamond Chalet Hotel Elisabeth in Kuhtai, Austria from £720 per person. Price includes return flights from Manchester to Innsbruck and transfers, departing on 23rd December 2016. For more information, or to book, visit www.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays or call 01483 791 114.
For Off-Piste: Chalet de Verbier, Verbier, Switzerland
Thrill seekers are in for a treat in Switzerland’s southwestern resort of Verbier, renowned for its challenging terrain. Chalet de Verbier is located on the ‘Place Centrale’ and is one of Inghams’ ‘Xtra Chalets’, which gives guests all the benefits of the chalets, but with some added extras including additional courses and wine options with evening meals. Switzerland is traditionally a more expensive resort but a chalet offers guests the chance to save money but still enjoy the benefits of one of the top ski areas in Europe.
Inghams is offering seven nights on a chalet board basis at the four diamond Chalet de Verbier from £599 per person, a saving of £220 per person. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Geneva and transfers, departing on 7th January 2017. For more information, or to book, visitwww.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays or call 01483 791 114.