How to use October Half Term to Get Ready for Your Ski Holiday

This October Half Term is a great time to get yourself and your family ready for this winter’s ski holiday. There are some great ski holidays on offer if you book early, lessons to be had at the Snow Centre, and to top it all, the Telegraph Ski Show at Earl’s Court has all of the holiday and resort companies giving early bird offers.

Ski Holiday Offers From Erna Low

Erna Low have some early booking offers for ski holidays:

  • ARC 1950, France

    Stay 7 nights in the ski in/out Arc 1950 Le Village 2 bedroom 6 person classic with spa facilities.

    Self-drive including Eurotunnel with Flexiplus from £1086 (£271pp) 0207 584 2841

    Snowy Arc 1950 is the perfect base for a ski holiday ‘en famille’. Ski in/out so easy fast access to the slopes. Luxurious apartments for a relaxing holiday. Wonderful and safe for a family

    (book by 4 November)

  • Val Cenis France

    Sta 7 nights from 10th Jan, self-drive inc. Eurotunnel with free upgrade to Flexiplus at the Residence – Les Chalets de Flambeau, Val Cenis

    For a couple – 1 bedroom 2/4 person, was £877, now only £810

    For family of 4 – 2 bedroom 4/6 person, was £1,051, now only £967

    Inc. 10% EBD on accommodation book before 31st Oct.

    With great value lift passes:– Adult 6 day pass from £135pp, children (5-11yrs) from £110 and lots to do off the slopes: Fantastic pool & spa in residence, Snowshoe excursions, toboogan runs, husky rides, snake gliss.

  • Flaine France

    Enjoy ski in/out Flaine, very close to Geneva for short transfer. Flaine resides in the Grand Massif ski area, which is my favourite ski region in France. Flaine is above the tree line, but you can ski over to other resorts passing through fantastic scenery with pine trees and great places to eat on the way.

    1 x studio for 2 persons in Flaine, France, for the week beginning 17/01/15 for the week for £199 per person including flights from Gatwick to Geneva and shared transfer to resort.

  • For more offers, visit

    0207 584 2841

Half Term Fun at the Hemel Hempstead Snow Centre

Situated just outside the M25 north of London, the Snow Centre is the closest indoor ski slope to London. Real snow indoors!

Junior 2 Day Ski or Snowboard Holiday Courses (ages 7-16)

Keep the kids entertained on their school break with our 2 day holiday courses!
For ages 7 – 16 years we offer 2 x 2 hour lessons over the 2 days (ski or snowboard).

October Half Term Courses are available to book now: Monday 27th – Tuesday 28th October & Wednesday 29th – Thursday 30th

Junior 2 Day Ski Holiday Course (4 – 6 years)


Junior 2 Day Ski OR Snowboard Holiday Course (7 – 16 years)


More Half Term Snowsports Fun

The Snow Centre at the Telegraph ski show London

The Snow Centre will have a stand at the London Ski and Snowboard Show, where they will be giving away 10,000 FREE Lift Passes to use on our 160m Main Slope at The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead. As well as selling discounted tickets for the London Ski and Snowboard Show via website, The Snow Centre’s Instructors will be delivering Beginner Ski and Snowboard Lessons at the show from Thursday 30th October – Sunday 2nd November.

These lessons are available via The Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show website See The Snow Centre at the show and pick up a copy of the 2nd edition of our magazine, SnowSure.

Pre-Christmas Ski

Maximise the time on the snow by getting yourself and your kids ready.

If you’re off to the mountains this Christmas, make the most of the ‘Snow Before You Go’ on the slopes at The Snow Centre. From September 29th – November 30th you can enjoy 10% off Group Lessons and Lift Passes, so start warming up your ski legs now!

And if you really want to prep for your Winter Break The Snow Centre’s 6 Pack of Lessons are a great value way to get the skills you need for the slopes.

  • 6x 2 Hour Adult Group Lessons £225.
  • 6 x 1.5 Hour Group Lessons for ages 11-16 £175
  • 6 x 1 Hour Group Lessons for ages 4 -10 £125

(Winter Prices above, 10% Discount on these prices from September 29th – November 30th)

Use TSC to boost your technique or get advice on which areas of your ski ability you need to focus on when you get out to the resort.

The Snow Centre offer Coaching and Lessons to all levels of skiing and snowboarding! If you already have some skills, try our Private Lessons, Coaching Academy or Freestyle Coaching Sessions for ideas on how to progress further.

Advice on group skiing for under 35’s – all the questions the BIG number of newcomers will be asking this year after being inspired by the Winter Olympics.

The Snow Centre offer sessions that are not only about learning new snowsports skills, but are also great for your social calendar. 2 Hour Adult Social Ski or Snowboard Lessons from £42 including a FREE drink in The Lodge Bar & Kitchen after your Lesson and are great opportunity.

(Winter Price, 10% Discount on these prices from September 29th – November 30th)

The Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show

If you are interested in skiing and snowboarding, the place to be this October half term is at the Telegraph ski and snowboard show. The show is on at Earls Court in London, and host all of the ski holiday companies, reps from ski resorts in the USA, Europe, Japan and the rest of the world. Check out the latest gear and buy at discounted prices. You can also get clearance gear from last season, so if you aren’t bothered about having this winter’s style, you can get some really great offers.

To find out more about the Telegraph ski and snowboard show, or book tickets from £5, visit the Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show website.

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