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Established in 1992 we are a leading specialist ski holiday travel agency in the UK dedicated to finding the right ski holiday for you whatever your requirements. We specialise in finding luxury chalets for our clients but we also know many of Europe's best luxury ski hotels so are happy to help whatever your requirements may be. The aim of this Blog is to bring you topical and newsworthy postings with regards the luxury ski holiday market place across the Alps.

  • Value for money ski chalets

    Posted on October 14, 2016 by Earl Knudsen

    Chalet Endymion near Verbier
    Top Five Value For Money Chalets that won’t break the bank! We take a look at some attractive luxury ski chalets with price tags that won’t break the bank but will make you feel like a millionaire, even if it’s just for seven days!  We know how expensive a ski holiday can be, particularly when you start to add on flights, ski hire, lessons, lift passes and ot
  • Gourmet food chalets

    Posted on November 23, 2015 by Simon Hoskyns

    Luxury chalets with gourmet food
    The arrival of chalets with delicious food us a natural progression in the growth of the luxury chalet market. Back in the 1980's it was very easy to get a job cooking and hosting in a catered chalets as a 'chalet girl'. Back then it was enough that you simply came from a 'nice' background, were well educated and had helped mummy prepare a few dinner parties at home. However, this was not much of
  • Luxury chalets to make your friends jealous

    Posted on November 01, 2015 by Alice Dalton

    Luxury chalets to make your friends jealous
    Ever wanted to be drinking champagne instead of boxed wine; eating lobster instead of dry chicken and having a team of staff to cater to your every whim instead of one gap year student rushed off their feet? Don’t we all! Well… it’s not as far off as you think, there are several chalets that tick all the boxes in 5 star Luxury but won’t cost you the earth and here are jus
  • Luxury Chalets in Morzine

    Posted on September 04, 2015 by Simon Hoskyns

    Luxury Chalets in Morzine
    The last decade has seen the arrival of many luxury chalets in Morzine but it wasn't always that way. Morzine for many centuries has been a thriving French mountain town and was certainly one of the earliest ski resorts to develop after WWII. However, until very recently it only provided the tourist market with 2 and 3 star hotels and a plethora of cheaper catered chalets. Avoriaz, which link
  • When Is a luxury chalet really a luxury chalet?

    Posted on September 01, 2015 by Earl Knudsen

    Luxury Chalet Uberhaus, Lech
    The word luxury is often tossed around our industry like confetti at a wedding.   One of the main reasons for this is that there is no official star rating within the chalet market, which simply means   each chalet owner and operator decide themselves what star level a particular chalet is attributed. The outcome of which is very unsatisfactory as a 4 star rating for one typ
  • The best skiing in Courchevel

    Posted on February 11, 2014 by John Fish

    The best skiing in Courchevel
    Following my recent visit to Courchevel I thought I would write a quick guide to the best skiing in Courchevel, as seen and experienced by me last month. It's 01st January 2014 in Courchevel 1850. Last night was a night to remember, though I'm sure many people can't. Courchevel likes to celebrate New Year's Eve in style, with the biggest and brightest fireworks displays I’ve ever seen follo
  • Owner operated luxury ski chalets

    Posted on November 11, 2013 by Earl Knudsen

    Luxury chalet St Martin De Belleville
    There are so many compelling reasons to choose a luxury ski chalet that is owner run - Owners are generally more mature in age and outlook. Owners are more professional. Owners have a vested interest in making sure your holiday is a great success, as they want you to not only go home and tell all your friends but they want you back! Owners live in the resort and have the ins
  • Hello from the Alpine Luxury Chalets team

    Posted on July 26, 2013 by Simon Hoskyns

    Alpine Answers Team 2013-2014
    Hello and welcome. As the whole country basks in yet another week of rather glorious English summer (and how often can we put those three words together?) we at Alpine Answers have in fact been working rather hard. Whilst we would have preferred to be on the golf course or the beach we have instead beavered away creating this website for you. However, although this site is indeed new the
  • Luxury Ski Holidays Zermatt - A love Affair

    Posted on June 27, 2013 by Anna Sampson

    Luxury Ski resort Zermatt
    Ok….So I am officially obsessed with Val d’Isere but nestled at the foot of the Matterhorn glacier is a hidden gem, Zermatt. The resort is glamorous but unpretentious and is a must try for serious skiers. There must be something in all that car-free unpolluted air that makes you want to yodel from the rooftops, “I love Zermatt”. Zermatt surprises with its stun
  • Luxury chalets to make your friends tres jealous

    Posted on April 22, 2013 by Alice Dalton

    Luxury chalets to make your friends tres jealous
    Ever wanted to be drinking champagne instead of boxed wine; eating lobster instead of dry chicken and having a team of staff to cater to your every whim instead of one gap year student rushed off their feet? Don’t we all! Well… it’s not as far off as you think, there are several chalets that tick all the boxes in 5 star Luxury but won’t cost you the earth and here are jus