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Weekend break; Help??!!

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NAKM Mon 13-Nov-06 22:10:50

A group of friends and myself are looking to leave our babes behind and go skiing for a long weekend next March, but we are having real trouble finding accomodation that will put us up from Thurs- Sun, the first weekend in March. Does anyone know anywhere where we are likely to get in? At this stage of the game we are not too fussy where it is, as long as the transfer from the airport isn't too long and there is decent skiing close by. There are 6 of us in total. Any suggestions very gratefully received!

LunarSea Tue 14-Nov-06 00:15:53

You could try Ski2 for flexible holidays including weekends which don't break the bank.

omgtherestwo Tue 14-Nov-06 00:17:57

www.uniquehomestays.com

NAKM Tue 14-Nov-06 09:20:23

Thank you. Have emailed ski2, so hopefully they will get back to me soon. The unique holidays appears to be holidays in the Uk, so no luck there. Anyone else with more suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

MrLSG Tue 14-Nov-06 10:53:28

Ski Weekends go to the Chamonix valley and Three Valleys - and by coach if you really want to keep the costs down!

LunarSea Tue 14-Nov-06 11:53:24

Also try Snowbeds or European Ski Weekends

thehairybabysmum Tue 14-Nov-06 12:00:15

When we did this jsut booked cheap fligths to geneva then found accom privately from the internet, we went to Megeve in france but form Geneva you can get bus transfers to lots of diff. resorts. Do a google search for geneva airport site and all info is on there.

Morzine is a great option too as only a 1hr transfer and a biggish town so lots of diff hotels.

LIZS Tue 14-Nov-06 12:05:07

Pick a resort or two and email their tourist office - they should be able to send you a list of possibles to contact.

LIZS Tue 14-Nov-06 12:14:08

or try igluski.com

lapsedrunner Wed 15-Nov-06 08:25:36

Like LIZS said focus on a resort and contact the tourist board direct. I manged to book 3 nights in St Anton last Jan with no problems.

For Austria suggest you look at resorts close to Salzburg or Innsbruck. Lots of the resorts are reachable by train, many hotels will do an airport or railway pickup.

Try www.tiscover.at

NAKM Wed 15-Nov-06 17:17:45

Thanks everyone. Very helpful. I think we are getting there, as it looks like we have a hotel sorted in Chamonix. Just waiting for final confirmation. So hopefully, snow... here we come!!

noonar Thu 23-Nov-06 09:29:24

my dh goes with 'board and lodge'. they are going weds to sun in march. am sure that they do other days though. they are v flexible.

noonar Thu 23-Nov-06 09:31:05

'boardnlodge'- i meant,sorry. just google them . small co. with v personal service. cheap too.

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