Tips before you travel

We hope you are looking forward to your holiday with us in the Alps. Before you set off, here are a few things to check...from having the correct travel documents and insurance cover to what to expect when you arrive in resort. If you have any other questions please call us on 01484 548996.

For urgent enquiries in resort:
French Emergency number 112
Le Ski French Office +33 (0)4 79 08 19 39


GHIC - UK Global Health Insurance Card (previously called EHIC). If you’re a citizen of the UK, this card entitles you to free or discounted medical treatment when you’re un an EU country. Find out more - click here.

In addition, our booking conditions insist that you get a winter sports insurance package to cover you for activities on the mountain. See here for more details about insurance.
In resort you can also add Carre Neige insurance to your ski pass. This includes rescue due to injuries on the mountain.
Take copies of your insurance documents to resort including your policy’s emergency procedures.
Your Le Ski Guest Services Manager will be available in resort if you have any issues but make sure to keep copies of any paperwork and receipts from the doctors, hospital or pharmacy. The general rule in France is pay now then re-claim later. 


We will send an e-mail with lots of helpful advice and reminders before you travel so keep an eye out for this in your e-mail inbox! 



Flight and check-in times are on your Le Ski itinerary which you will receive via e-mail.
Once you have landed at Chambery airport, our Guest Services team will greet you then accompany you on your coach transfer to resort.
For baggage allowance and ski carriage information see here 
Gatwick Airport:
South Terminal

Parking – click here

Manchester Airport:
Terminal 2

Parking – click here - quote Le Ski for special prices.


Transfer times from Chambery airport to  our resorts: 

Courchevel - 1hr 30
La Tania - 1hr 15
Val d’Isere - 2hrs. 


Making your own way

If you are making your own way to resort please call our team in France when you are approximately 30 minutes away. Le Ski French Office: +33 (0)4 79 08 19 39.
Find out how to offset the carbon from your flight and find out more about our Green Policies

Ski passes, ski school & equipment hire

Ski passes  

Book your ski passes with us before you travel. Call our UK office to discuss the options on 01484 548996 or see here 

Equipment hire

We work closely with reputable rental companies to make sure you’re properly kitted out for your week on the slopes. See here to get the best for equipment in resort.

Ski School

We strongly advise booking lessons in advance. For details of our recommended ski schools see here

In resort

Your Chalet Host will be waiting to meet you in resort and take you to your Chalet. There will be a freshly baked cake and afternoon tea to tuck into…

Your Guest Services Manager will visit the chalet during the week to answer any queries, book activities and make restaurant reservations for you.

Meals and wine

Breakfast is served 8am-9am with continental options, porridge and cooked breakfast (except on the host’s days off).
After a fun day on the slopes, freshly baked afternoon tea will be laid out for you to help yourself to.
Canapes and Champagne or fizz are served at 7:30pm followed by a three course dinner. If you would prefer to dine at a different time please chat with your Chalet Host.
Special diets – please call our UK office team on 01484 548996 to inform us of any dietary requirements or strong dislikes. We do our best to cater for special diets but we do need notice!
We serve unlimited (very quaffable) wine with dinner. We also have an upgrade wine list and Wine Lovers' Package
Your Chalet Host will have 2 days off during the week (usually Tuesday and Friday). It’s a great chance to dine out and sample some local specialities! We can make a restaurant reservation for you.
We hope you have a fantastic stay!
Follow the links below for more information...


PLEASE NOTE: Check your passport validity. British passport holders may need at least 3 months left on their passport to travel to France but the rules are changing soon, according to the government. Find out more

As a British passport holder you shouldn’t need a visa for your holiday (these are only necessary if you are in France for more than 90 days in a 180 day period).

Please check visa requirements if you are not a British or EU passport holder.

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