Ski Club Holiday to Tignes, France

Saturday 12th March 2022 for 7 nights


Tour Operator: Crystal

Resort report: The Club last visited Tignes in March 2019 and you can read Chris Filde's report here and Andrew Walker's report on off-piste days here.

Resort information from the Crystal web site:

Tignes is a world-class resort made up of five small villages. Set high in the magnificent Savoie Alps, it’s got guaranteed snow, a lively après scene and some of Europe’s best slopes. It’s a purpose-built resort, so it lacks some of the old-world charm enjoyed by its neighbours, but the variety of chalets, hotels and apartments to suit all budgets more than makes up for that. Best of all, Tignes is part of the Espace Killy ski area, so you get to enjoy glaciers and great views, without the Val d’Isère price tag.

Tignes is an ideal resort for groups as there’s a busy après scene with many bars and restaurants to choose from. Families love Tignes as it provides child-friendly entertainment, such as swimming pools and ice skating rinks. There are plenty of family-focused hotels and good quality ski schools to help the kids master the basics.

Accommodation: Hotel Tignes 2100, Tignes Le Lac, France. 50 places booked.

  • In the heart of Tignes Le Lac, 3 minutes' walk to Palafour ski lift.
  • Spa with sauna, balcony whirlpool and lake views.
  • Stylish bar with happy hour.
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas.
  • Ski storage room with heated boot rack.

Meals: Hot and cold buffet breakfast. 3 course set menu evening meals with a starter, main and dessert (drinks not included).

Flight times (provisional): TUI Airways. TOM2678 depart Manchester 08:30, arrive Chambery 11:50. TOM2679 depart Chambery 13:00, arrive Manchester 14:00. Transfer time around 2.5 hours.

Cost: £790 per person sharing a twin room (includes a £10 non-refundable administration fee). Ski Carriage is £50 extra (one pair of skis or one board only).

Tignes Spirit Rentals are offering members a 40% discount on equipment hire with hotel delivery and collection.

Lift passes: Lift passes are not included but full area lift passes can be pre-booked. We will endeavour to get the best prices for passes nearer the time of the holiday. As a guide Crystal are quoting adult £288, senior (65-74) £231. Those 75 and over get a free pass which can be ordered locally.

The price includes airport taxes and Manchester flight supplement but not insurance.

Insurance: You must arrange your own insurance and the name of the insurer is required when booking.

To reserve a place send a deposit of £100 per person along with a completed application form to David Shepherd. The deposit is non-refundable unless the place is taken by another member. In that case the £10 administration fee and any costs associated with changing the booking will be deducted and the remainder refunded. If you wish to pay by bank transfer a completed application form is still required to reserve a place. Account details are available from David Shepherd or Janet Winstanley. Transfers must be made to the SCoM holiday account (ending 244).

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