Ski Holiday Meribel Archive

Packing for a Ski Holiday – Our checklist

January 13, 2020 no comments
Ski boots and gloves on display

You’ve been waiting all year for your upcoming ski holiday to Meribel and the now the reality of having to get organised is kicking in… Packing for a ski holiday (particularly your first) may seem like a mammoth task. Especially if you’re travelling with little ones.  That’s why, we’ve put together a list of all […]

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Your Skiing Checklist Made Simple

January 30, 2018 1 comment
Skiing Checklist made simple

“Prior planning prevents p*ss poor performance” is a a commonly bandied about phrase which can’t be ignored, especially so when it comes to skiing. If you’ve not been skiing in Meribel before then you’ll no doubt be a little nervous about forgetting an essential bit of kit or item and worrying about what to add […]

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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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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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Ski or Snowboard: Which is Better? | Ski Basics

January 27, 2017 no comments
“Prior planning prevents p*ss poor performance” is a a commonly bandied about phrase which can’t be ignored, especially so when it comes to skiing. If you’ve not been skiing in Meribel before then you’ll no doubt be a little nervous about forgetting an essential bit of kit or item and worrying about what to add to your skiing checklist. You’ll have heard all the horror stories about your skiing equipment amounting to a small fortune, and you’ll worry about packing too much (or too little).

Ski or snowboard: which should you choose to master?   To ski or snowboard? The answer to this much discussed debate, will of course depend on your preferences. However, if you’ve never tried either and are genuinely one of the unbiased few then there are a few things to consider. Within this blog we have […]

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What to Look Forward to When Choosing a New Year Ski Break in Meribel

August 24, 2016 no comments
Christmas in Meribel

New Year’s Eve celebrations can sometimes be a logistical nightmare where you find yourself trying to appease the wishes of everyone in your family/party, resulting in no one being completely satisfied with the diplomatic outcome. Not only that, but when you factor in extortionate taxi fares, bar/club entrance fees and the cost of food and […]

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A chalet holiday in Meribel

October 8, 2013 no comments
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A recent survey has shown that 74% of British holidaymakers who visit Meribel opt to stay in a catered chalet rather than a hotel. For those of you who have not yet experienced a catered chalet holiday, the concept may seem alien. 

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Tennis in Meribel

July 3, 2013 no comments
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Meribel has a large following of local players and holiday makers in Meribel with 13 courts in total 10 courts in Meribel and a further 3 courts in Mottaret, There are also  2 badminton courts and mini tennis.

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Parapenting the 3 Valleys

April 18, 2013 no comments

For those non skiiers out there who don’t fancy clipping in for a week but still want to  explore the mountains on a Meribel chalet holiday, or any adrenaline junkies out there just looking to push their limits, we can recommend parapenting from personal recommendation. Originating from paragliding, you’ll be strapped to a qualified instructor […]

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Top non-skiing outdoor activities in Meribel

February 22, 2013 no comments

As avid skiers and snowboarders here in Meribel, as soon as the first flakes started to fall in November we were dying to get on the slopes after a long summer of deprivation.  For all of us working out here, 5 months is a long time to ski 7 days a week, but thankfully we’ve […]

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