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Try Ski Tuning to Boost your Performance on the Slopes

June 5, 2017 no comments
ski tuning made easy

“Prior planning prevents p*ss poor performance” is a phrase which is commonly bandied about and one which can’t be ignored, especially so when it comes to skiing. Ski tuning is a crucial part of your ski prep and can help boost your performance on the slopes no-end. Having a good wax job and sharp, flat […]

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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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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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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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What’s New in Meribel for 2017?

November 7, 2016 no comments
Sking in Meribel at Easter

Skiing in the Three Valleys in 2017 The Three Valleys is the largest ski area in the world and there’s very good reason that it remains so popular! Along with the amazing ski conditions, The Three Valleys is also loved for its world class facilities and there have been many improvements to the whole Three Valleys […]

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Finding Early Season Chalet Accommodation in Meribel

October 10, 2016 no comments

The ski season is nearly upon us, so it’s time to start planning your perfect chalet accommodation in Meribel. Here at Ski Basics, we go above and beyond to ensure that you get the most for your money, have a fantastic time skiing, and leave Meribel feeling relaxed and refreshed from your holiday. November and December […]

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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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Five of the Best Things to do in Meribel in Summer

July 29, 2016 no comments
Summer in Meribel

Five of the Best Things to do in Meribel in Summer Meribel is quite simply an unbeatable location for top-quality skiing, epic snowboarding and all those activities which require tonnes and tonnes of the powdery white stuff. But what happens when the snow disappears!? What happens Les Trois Vallees when summer makes its bright sunshiny […]

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How to Find the Best Ski Jobs in Meribel

May 28, 2016 no comments
Ski Job in Meribel

How to Find the Best Ski Jobs in Meribel Ski Basics is an independent catered chalet company based in Meribel offering great value ski holidays with an emphasis on exceptional service. The importance of chalet staff is pivotal to the success of any ski chalet company in the Alps and, whilst ski jobs in Meribel […]

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Visting Meribel in 2017

April 27, 2016 no comments
Meribel in 2017

Visit Meribel for Ski Holidays to Write Home About… And so as the 2016 ski season in Meribel slowly draws to a close, we reflect upon another wonderful season. We’ve loved every minute of it (as have all the guests we’ve had the pleasure of welcoming) and we are grateful to you all for making it […]

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Our Guide to Skiing in Méribel at Easter

March 20, 2016 no comments
Sking in Meribel at Easter

Skiing in Méribel at Easter​ Méribel is central to the Trois Vallées ski area, one of the largest linked ski areas in the world. It has around 150km of pistes (the majority blue, with around 25 per cent red and under 10 per cent green or black), but offers access to a total of over 600km […]

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New Fully-Catered Chalets in Meribel for 2017

February 19, 2016 no comments
First Snow Report best catered ski chalet in meribel

*NEW* Fully-Catered Chalets in Meribel for 2017 The astute among you may have noticed that our chalet availability calendars are looking rather full! Due in no small part to the amazing snowfall and perfect conditions we’ve been enjoying recently, this year we’ve been as popular as ever with both new and returning guests who tell […]

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Making the Most of Your Family-Friendly Ski Holiday in Meribel

December 16, 2015 no comments
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We have spent the past fifteen years finely honing what we offer to ensure that our guests enjoy a perfect catered chalet holiday here in Meribel. From complementary wine to beautifully designed ski chalets and attentive staff, our standards are high and our reputation for exceeding guests’ expectations is unparalleled. But what about your precious little […]

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Introducing Our Newest Self-Catering Chalet in Meribel

November 19, 2015 no comments
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Charming Self-Catering Chalet in Meribel It’s not long now until the season starts in Meribel on 5th December; the snow is due to fall  (75cms is forecast this weekend with temperatures dropping to valley floor) and we are eagerly awaiting everyone’s arrival! Guests tell us time and time again how much they love our fully-catered Ski […]

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Meribel Christmas Catered Ski Breaks Offer 2015

October 29, 2015 no comments
2017 Ski Season in Meribel

Make your family Christmas in Meribel truly sparkle this year with a catered Christmas ski break offer for 2015 I know I know… It seems like only yesterday that we were merrily slapping on the sun cream and complaining in true British style that it was too hot. And now all of a sudden, advent […]

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