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Winter Travel Advice

Planning a Winter sports break or snow-filled holiday? This advice section offers everything for the snow enthusiast from tips on waxing your skis, choosing the right boots, and important information on mountain safety. If you're one for fuel and adrenaline, take a look at the advice below to make the most out of your trip and equipment.

Preparation

It is important to thoroughly prepare for your Winter break. This section will explain what to need to think about before you travel.

How to Transport Your Skis/Snowboard Abroad - Whether you already have your own gear, or are considering purchasing some soon, you’ll want to know how to transport…

How to Prepare Yourself for Skiing - Skiing is a popular winter sport that is perfect for those of all ages and abilities; with many challenging ski…

Planning a Wintersports Break - Skiing or snowboarding down powder-filled slopes on a Winter break is a fantastic holiday idea to suit all ages and…

Preparation

Pre-Travel

Whether you’re buying your equipment or need advice on looking after it, this section will help you in all aspects of pre-travel.

Packing for a Winter Holiday - The winter season is a fantastic time to take a trip abroad. Some like to look for destinations that boast…

How to Wax Your Skis - Waxing your skis regularly is an essential part of maintaining your equipment, enabling them to last longer and glide better…

How to Choose the Right Ski Boots - Choosing the right ski boots should be something that you put some time and thought in to - like tyres…

Pre-Travel

Travelling

So you’ve made it to your destination! Below you will find some helpful advice that will apply while you’re on the slopes.

Winter Weather Flying Travel Tips - Travelling during the winter months can be tricky. There are potential delays due to snowy weather and seasonal holidays such…

Skiing Off Piste Safety Tips - Many snow enthusiasts believe that there is nothing quite like venturing off into the backcountry and exploring the off-piste terrain.…

Avalanche Transmitters - For anyone that decides to venture off of the main slopes and on to off-piste territory, chances are you will…

Travelling

Staying Social

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