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Ski carriage costs increase!

Ski carriage costs increase by up to £15 per journey 26th September 2011 Over the past few years there’s been a marked shift in the cost of carrying winter sports equipment abroad. Research conducted for metrosnow.co.uk by travelsupermarket.com shows that since last year the cost of carrying ski or snowboard gear on a flight has increased by as much as £15 per set of equipment for a return journey. Travelsupermarket.com assessed the cost of kit carriage in 2010 and in 2011 for 10 major airlines serving popular winter sports destinations. The findings showed that five of the airlines have increased their charges while a further two have altered their policies regarding winter sports equipment carriage. Thomson shows the greatest increase in ski carriage prices since last year. In 2010 the airline charged £25 return for ski or snowboard kit whereas this year it is charging £20 each way, a hike of £15 per journey. Read More..

UK Ski and Snowboard Shows

As the temperature drops, feet are getting itchy in excitement as everyone looks forward to the prospect of winter. One of the best ways to get in the know about everything new and exciting for the 2011/12 ski season is by visiting one of the many ski shows held over the interseason. But how to choose? Click here to see Yodel's guide to all the ski shows.

All Go in Avoriaz!

Avoriaz is the highest resort in the Portes du Soleil by some distance and massive changes to the resort's infrastructure and facilities are underway. Here's what's new for this winter and what's to come as part of this huge €200 million project... click here

99 days till start of the new season!!

That's it- just thought it was worth mentioning we're into double figures and the count down has officially begun. We're not getting too excited or anything like that...well maybe a little bit!