Meribel Archive

What’s new in Meribel 2020?

October 6, 2019 no comments

The resort doesn’t open until 14th December, but the snow is beginning to fall and we couldn’t be more excited for the season to begin and to share what’s new in Meribel 2020… Now we all know that skiing in Meribel, means skiing in one of the world’s best resorts. So, you’re bound to have […]

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Where to eat in Meribel – Our top picks!

September 1, 2019 no comments

When it comes to eating out, Meribel has a vast range of options both on and of the mountain. From quick, easy and reasonably priced to fine dining, traditional Savoyard and some unbeatable mountain locations – there truly is something for every occasion.   Restaurants on the mountain Rond Point (Self-Service) (£)     View […]

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Travel Tips for Skiers You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without…

March 22, 2019 no comments
Travel Tips for Skiers - Ski Basics

What with airport queues, checking in bags, charges for bringing equipment, airport transfers and all the rest, travelling to your chosen ski resort can sometimes be a logistical nightmare. We’ve put together this guide of top travel tips for skiers to help you navigate this minefield so that you can relax into holiday mode before […]

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Luxury Catered Ski Chalets in Meribel to Exceed Your Expectations

February 22, 2019 no comments
Luxury catered ski chalets in meribel

We have a carefully-curated collection of luxury catered ski chalets in Meribel which we call ‘Plus Experience’ chalets. This luxury collection consists of five beautiful catered chalets in the heart of Meribel where nothing is too much trouble and every whim is catered for. Discover how we can exceed your expectations on your next ski […]

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Unmissable Ski Fashion Trends for 2019

January 3, 2019 no comments
ski fashion trends 2019

You already know all about what’s new for Meribel in 2019, so now it’s time to find out what looks to rock on the slopes so that you can enjoy the new ski season looking as stylish as can be. Just like the seasons themselves, ski fashion trends are forever changing so have a read […]

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Why You Should Head to Méribel this Ski Season

November 15, 2018 no comments
skiing in meribel

2018’s winter ski season is just around the corner, and there’s no better place to head to than Méribel. There’s plenty of reasons why Méribel should be your destination of choice this season – the large ski area, the guarantee of snow and even the extra activities on offer. Here are some reasons why you […]

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What’s New in Meribel 2019?

October 5, 2018 no comments
New Runs in Meribel for 2019

Meribel doesn’t open until 8th December, but the first flakes have already started to fall, promising us a great ski season once again. We all know that skiing in the Alps offers some of the best skiing in the world, but what’s new in Meribel for 2019 and what can you look forward to on […]

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Is Skiing During Pregnancy Safe?

September 20, 2018 no comments
skiing whilst pregnant in Meribel

You booked your ski holiday in Meribel many months ago and now it’s a short time until you arrive here in resort, and you find out that you’re pregnant! Whether you’re surprised or overjoyed, you need to consider if it’s OK to go skiing during pregnancy. Whilst ultimately it is the decision of you (and […]

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Ski Boot Fitting: How are Your Boots Supposed to Fit?

August 30, 2018 no comments
ski boot fitting- how to fit your ski boots

Ski boots are probably the most technically sophisticated piece of footwear you’ll ever wear and good ski boot fitting is crucial to your comfort and technical prowess. Each and every pair of ski boots will have undergone rigorous testing and had their design finely honed to create the perfect pair of boots for skiing in […]

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5 Health Benefits of Skiing (as if you Needed Another Excuse!)

August 1, 2018 no comments
whats new in Meribel 2018

If you’re reading this then it’s likely that you already love skiing and everything about it. From that feeling as you hit the slopes first thing in the morning before anyone else, breathing the fresh mountain air and the dazzling sunshine gifting you with healthful vitamin D and mood-boosting energy – the benefits of skiing […]

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Flexi Experience

June 25, 2018 no comments

Fancy rounding off the day with an extended après-ski session? Maybe you treated yourself to a luxury lunch on the slopes, or you’d like to take the kids to the local pizzeria for dinner? Whatever the reason that you don’t fancy sitting down to a served meal in your chalet, our new Flexi service, is […]

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This Will Make Buying Your Meribel Ski Pass Simple…

December 14, 2017 no comments
This Will Make Buying Your Meribel Ski Pass Simple…

You’ve booked your  catered ski chalet, sorted your travel, the snow is falling, and you’ve studied the Meribel piste maps so that you know the mountains inside out – you are all set for your perfect ski holiday in Meribel. But wait! What about booking ski passes? Here we explain all about how to secure […]

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Downloadable 2018 Meribel Piste Map Made Easy

October 3, 2017 no comments
This Will Make Buying Your Meribel Ski Pass Simple…

What is a Piste Map A piste may be a route through a variety of different terrains; it might consist of a meadow or a mountain road or part of a glacier. Therefore piste mapping is important and it’s always a good idea to make your self acquainted with a local piste map before you visit a ski resort […]

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5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Hire Skis (Not Buy)

August 1, 2017 no comments
Ski Hire in Meribel

For 70 years, the Three Valleys ski region in the French Alps has tempted skiers and snowboarders alike with its impressive facilities and world-class ski conditions. Meribel sits at the heart of the famous Trois Vallees and, with over 600km of pistes, it’s easy to see why guests return year after year to continue their discovery of […]

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What It’s Really Like to Work a Ski Job in Meribel

April 24, 2017 no comments
Ski job in Meribel

The importance of chalet staff is pivotal to the success of any ski chalet company in the Alps and, whilst even the best ski job in Meribel can be demanding, here at Ski Basics we believe that if a chalet company has happy staff, this in turn leads to happy customers. Choosing a ski season […]

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How to Make Your Affordable Ski Holiday in Meribel More Luxurious

February 20, 2017 no comments
Ski Jobs in Meribel

Here at Ski Basics we pride ourselves on going above and beyond to ensure that our guests get the best value for money whilst experiencing the very best skiing in the Three Valleys. We have impeccably high standards and our reputation for exceeding guests’ expectations is unparalleled. We work hard to ensure that each and every […]

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Should Beginners Learn How to Ski or Snowboard?

January 27, 2017 no comments
learn how to ski in meribel

Choosing the right ski school can make or break your ski holiday in the Alps. Here at Ski Basics we recommend only the very best tried and tested favourite ski schools in Meribel to help guests to learn how to ski or snowboard under the guidance of skilled and fully-trained professionals. But if you are a […]

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The 2017 Ski Season in Meribel

December 19, 2016 no comments
2017 Ski Season in Meribel

Meribel in 2017 Whilst many industries are wishing their customers a very Merry Christmas and thanking them for a prosperous year, our gloriously snowy 2017 ski season in Meribel is just beginning and we have so much to look forward to… 2016 has been a bit of a rollercoaster for world events, but here on the Three Valleys […]

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How to get to Meribel from the UK

November 29, 2016 no comments
How to Get to Meribel

Meribel is one of the most-loved ski resort in the Alps thanks to the amazing snow conditions and top quality facilities. And not forgetting that it boasts some of the most beautiful catered ski chalets in the Alps too! Here at Ski Basics we often get asked how to get to Meribel from the UK […]

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