Ski Holiday Meribel Archive

Packing for a Ski Holiday – Our checklist

January 13, 2020 no comments
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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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Whats new here at Ski Basics?

June 29, 2019 no comments
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Whilst we may have closed our chalet doors to our lovely guests for the summer, things certainly haven’t stopped here in Meribel. We’re spending the summer gearing up for another great winter season and there’s some exciting things happening that we hope will make the 19\20 winter the best one yet! So here’s a brief […]

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Your Skiing Checklist Made Simple

January 30, 2018 2 comments
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
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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
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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 2 comments
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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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lifts close in Meribel

April 25, 2014 no comments
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Tomorrow the lifts will have officially closed in Meribel for one more year. Our 13th season and we have enjoyed every minute. Thank you, to all our wonderful and loyal guests who have stayed with us this year.   We are already looking forward to next December and welcoming you back to Meribel and Ski Basics.

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Win a Ski Holiday in Meribel this Easter

March 3, 2014 no comments
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Its competition time…. This is a genuine chance to win a week in chalet Brenettes for you and 5 friends or family prize includes transfers, ski hire, ski lessons and 3valley passes for all 6 full details below, closing date 14th March. To enter click here.  

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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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10 reasons to book with Ski Basics

September 15, 2013 no comments
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The start of September and the end of the school holidays always means that the  countdown has begun and before we know it we will be knee deep in fresh snow. With only 93 days until the first lifts open in Meribel it’s the perfect time to put that ski holiday in the calendar. It can […]

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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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Mountain Biking Meribel – Rando Tour 7th July 2013

June 29, 2013 no comments
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Starting 7th July this mountain biking meribel event is open to all under 13 must be accompanied by an adult The radonne MTB covers all types of terrains it could be classed as a shot gun start more known to golfers as there is a starting point at each village Courchevel – La Tania – […]

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Ski holiday in Meribel – an unforgettable experience

May 15, 2013 no comments

When planning a holiday, we always look for a place which can offer fun, along with luxury and comfort. Meribel is one such place which tops the list of the most entertaining and fun places that you can visit with your family and friends. The unique experience of staying in the luxurious Chalets in Meribel […]

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The Three Valleys by water

May 12, 2013 no comments

For most, summer is a time for relaxation where you’re not spending your time whizzing in between mountains, but summer in the French Alps means there’s literally a mountain of activities to get involved in. Guaranteed to get the adrenaline pumping, white water rafting is not for the faint hearted, but a sure way to […]

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