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Free T-Shirt with every booking!

To celebrate the New Year we are extending our special 2016 offer and giving away a NEW ‘Discover your Planet’ T-Shirt with every booking in January 2017. They are 50% lycra /cotton so perfect for all water sports on and off the water. Please just give us your T-shirt sizes and delivery address when making a […]

We’ve launched our new website!

So after months in the planning we are excited to announce that we have just relaunched our new look desktop and mobile site. This follows closely on the heals of the re-branding and launch of our blog at the start of 2016. This is stage one of a completely new platform that will be rolling […]

A Guide to ATOL & TTA Holiday Protection

Following the news this week that Lowcostholidays group went bust leaving thousands of travellers stranded abroad we thought it would be useful to explain to our customers exactly what bonding Planet Ski Holidays have in place to protect you. All our holidays with flights are covered by ATOL and TTA, and our holidays that do not […]

The Arlberg Ski Area To Become the Largest Linked Austrian Ski Area in 2016/17

When construction of the huge Flexenbahn project, four new gondolas, is completed for winter 2016/17 there will be a lift link between the two largest sectors of the Arlberg ski region between Lech and St Anton. The entire Arlberg skiing area will then be connected by lift. This will make the Arlberg ski area the […]

More than Marmot: How to ski, explore and enjoy Jasper

Headed into the Canadian Rockies this year you are in for a treat: there’s masses of snow forecast! And with resorts now opening it’s guaranteed to be an excellent season. Still, it’s never just about the snow… To get to Marmot it’s a four-hour journey along Highway 16 to Jasper. You are heading into a […]

A quick guide to Banff’s 3 best ski spots

Banff National Park is a vast area and Canada’s first national park. In the summer it’s a place of forests, lakes and wild mountain track; come winter it’s a skiing and snowboarding playground. And there are 3 main resorts you should look out for, each with their own attractions.

Snowboarding: Rocking Whistler or Laidback Lake Louise?

The two rivals are head to head when it comes to which you’ll choose when snowboarding in Alberta. That said, each has its own pros and cons. In an ideal world you‘ll have the time to try both, but if not here’s a look at the two to help you decide.

The Swiss train all skiers must ride

Linking together towns in Switzerland was never going to be easy, but somehow they managed to build a railway that serves some of the finest ski regions – and it’s a line you really should ride. On the Glacier Express The Glacier Express is the slowest Express train in the world! Unlike others it’s more […]

How to tell if the Rocky Mountains are in Canada or the USA

Its confusing when you read about the Rocky Mountains and the ski resorts that are dotted over them: are we talking about the Rockies in the USA or those in Canada? Are these the same mountains? Which country’s Rock Mountains will I be snowboarding? And are Canadians really friendlier than Americans? Ok, let’s leave behind […]

3 Canadian ski resorts you need to know about

Choosing to fly thousands of miles in search of excellent skiing is proof of just how much people love this sport. That said, it’s never wise to just pick a resort and go – while some of us prefer the quiet mountain village feel, others really want the all-inclusive luxury option. So, if you’ve got […]