Ski resorts by train


What's the overnight ski train really like?

Fri, 03/01/2014 - 13:04 -- admin

Two extra days on the slopes and a direct journey that delivers you minutes from the ski slopes...the overnight Eurostar Ski Train sounds ideal in principle.

However, there is one problem: unlike sleeper trains from Paris, the direct service doesn't have proper flat beds but merely seats that recline a little. This means you have to sit up all night, lean on a friend or partner's shoulder or try and curl across two seats - if there is space.

Seven tips for organising a group ski holiday by train

Thu, 29/11/2012 - 15:35 -- admin
Roughly five million people in the UK say that they are “skiers or snowboarders”. That’s a lot of people. However, only about 900,000 go on a ski holiday every year. That means about four million skiers don’t go skiing each year. (Ok, ok, I used a calculator). I’m convinced that at least some of them don’t go for one simple reason: Inertia.


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