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School Ski Trips Austria | France | Italy | Switzerland

Winter 2012-13


About Ski Adaptable School ski trips are what we do! We are proud to welcome you to the latest Ski Adaptable programme. Our experience, expertise and reputation are your guarantees of the best possible school ski trip experience for your pupils, students and colleagues. We have key staff with over 40 years experience of providing world class winter sports tours for generations of children and adults. As a division of the Adaptable Group we are ATOL & ABTA bonded, an established member of the School Travel Forum and a proud holder of the Learning Outside the Classroom quality badge. Our respected Safety Management System is designed to minimise your travelling risks and safety is our paramount concern in dealing with all your travel needs. So rest assured, choose Ski Adaptable for your next school ski trip and you join thousands of other clients who have enjoyed a unique combination of excellence in travel, leisure

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Austria Kitzbühel

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168km

Villach-Gerlitzen

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Ziller Valley

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668km

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France St Gervais Italy

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Civetta Folgaria Passo Tonale Piancavallo San Valentino - La Polsa Switzerland

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Leysin - Les Mosses Meiringen - Hasliberg What is Included in Our Prices / What to Do Next

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108km

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Hand-Picked School Ski Resorts Ski Adaptable hand-pick the best resorts, selected for their suitability for our groups. Each resort on offer offers a suitable mix of skiing and great après ski. From nursery slopes, to a variety of Blue, Red and advanced pistes in each resort we can offer a location that will suit the ski abilities of your group. We only use resorts with good snow history and modern snow making facilities – offering added peace of mind when booking your next school ski trip.

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Choose the Best in School Skiing We are confident that when choosing Ski Adaptable for your ski trip, you have made the right choice. Here are just a few reasons why we think Ski Adaptable are the right choice for school ski trips.

Unbeatable Customer Service

Total Financial Security

Your Ski Trip Consultant will be your single point of contact during the booking and operational process. They will be able to assist throughout the process before you depart, from initial enquiry to running through final details with you.

The Adaptable Travel Group have recorded record growth results year on year as more groups discover our great service and low prices – so we are in a strong financial position. However, we realise the importance of added financial guarantees for our groups. As such have ATOL and ABTA financial bonding, meaning your money is safe when booking with us.

Support in Resort You will have the services of a dedicated Ski Adaptable Rep in resort, for resort familiarisation and assistance for ski fitting. Your Ski Adaptable Rep will also be available for help with making the most out of your time in resort.

We Don’t Cut Corners when it Comes to Safety Our safety arrangements are externally verified, so you can rest assured that we don’t cut corners when it comes to the safety of your group. Externally audited, our Safety Management System (SMS) assess each component of a tour individually, including all suppliers to assess suitability and how risks can be effectively managed, so as not to remove the original experience, but to be as safe as possible. Please request your free copy of our SMS.

All Inclusive Packages Make it Easy for You Our packages include all of the necessary elements of your ski trip. We take care of your transport, and get you to your resort safely. Your carefully selected accommodation will welcome you into the resort, with the help of your Ski Adaptable Rep. Add to that great food, a school friendly ski school, and quality, safety checked ski equipment, and you are set for a fabulous school ski trip! All you need to do is add on the après ski activities you would like, and it will be a school ski trip to remember!

School Travel Forum Assured Members Ski Adaptable is part of the Adaptable Travel Group who are an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum. The School Travel Forum is a group of leading school tour operators who promote good practice and safety in school travel. All Assured Members of the STF adhere to a rigorous Code of Practice and Safety Management Standards and are externally verified each year by suitably qualified independent Health and Safety professionals. Details of the School Travel Forum Code of Practice are available from Adaptable Travel, or at www.schooltravelforum.com.

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Safety & Security The safety and security of your group is the most important responsibility we have. Ski Adaptable is fully committed to ensuring the very best standards of safety and financial security.

Safety Management System Our Safety Management System (SMS) details Ski Adaptable’s on-going commitment to the management of safety on all of our tours, and defines our safety systems currently in place. Our SMS covers all aspects of our tours and includes regular audits covering accommodation, transport, pre tour information, emergency procedures and training. A full copy of our SMS can be sent on request.

Our Coaches We select our coach operators on a range of criteria including experience, reliability, vehicle quality and driver suitability. An individual SMS audit is carried out for all companies on an annual basis ensuring that all vehicles are serviced regularly and that all relevant documentation is in place.

Inspection visits There is no replacement for seeing something. That is why Ski Adaptable offer all group leaders the opportunity to visit their selected resort and accommodation in advance of your trip. Contact us for more information.

Winter Sports Travel Insurance Cover Included in your price is fully tailored winter sports travel insurance and full medical cover. This means each member of your group is covered for £5million Medical Expenses, £2million Personal Liability, Ski Breakage, in addition to £5million Organisers Liability.

Safety in Resort and on the Slopes We will send you a copy of our ‘Before You Go’ Pack, which gives details to pupils of how to stay safe on the slopes. In addition your Ski Adaptable Rep and ski instructors are on hand to help keep your group safe on the slopes and in resort. You will also have access to a 24 hour emergency contact number for the duration of your tour.

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Austria School ski trips to Austria have a long history, attracting school ski trip groups for many years, for many reasons. Charming villages, nestled between towering scenery, warm hospitality and the essential ingredient of great skiing are just a few reasons why school ski trips to Austria are so popular. Austria has all of the ingredients for a fantastic school ski trip, and comes with a huge legacy of skiing, forged with school friendly conditions that make for a perfect school ski trip at a great price. Contact Ski Adaptable to start organising your next school ski trip to Austria.

Facts

Population: 8.3 million Currency: Euro € Capital: Vienna Official Language: German Ski Pedigree: Home to five 2012 Apline Skiing World Cup competitions, including the final. Austria’s Marcel Hirscher claimed the overall title in 2012.

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 Great Value  Snow Sure Slopes  Great Après Ski  Large Ski Areas

Austrian Resorts Kitzbühel

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Jugendhotel Kaiser

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Villach-Gerlitzen 8 Egger Hotel

Ziller Valley

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Hotel Zenbacherhof

Kitzbühel Ziller Valley Villach-Gerlitzen

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Kitzbühel

Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

Prices From £699 NOW FROM £589 Based in Tyrol in the Austrian Alps, Kitzbühel is synonymous with winter sports across the globe, and is ranked amongst the world's best ski areas. With 170km of spectacular skiing to offer, it is a firm favourite for school ski trips, because quite simply it is a magical resort, with superb skiing for all levels, and great après ski options. Set against te backdrop of the beautiful Wilder Kaiser Mountains, Kitzbühel has a huge range of gentle slopes for beginners, which prepares nicely for ntermediates and offers just as good advanced runs. These magnificent runs are servd by an impressive 52 modern ski lift systems. One of the appealing aspects of Kitzbühel is that it has not lost any of its Tyrolean charm, yet has skiing and après ski to rival anywhere in the world, and is very accommodating for school groups..

 Traditional Shops  Night Skiing  Disco  Swimming  Ice Skating  Tobogganing  Bowling

Magical world famous resort, with brilliant skiing for all levels on 170km of pistes

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Jugendhotel Kaiser The Jugendhotel Kaiser is a spacious and relaxed hotel which is ideal for youth groups. In house facilities include a dining room, “Stüberl”, lounge, ski storage. table football, pool, and air hockey

Room Facilities: All but 4 rooms are ensuite. Students to bring their own towels

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Where You Stay

Resort Height: 800m Top Lift: 2000m Marked Runs: 168km Longest Run: 6.8km Snowmaking: Yes, 100% Number & Type of Lifts: 52 (9 Godolas, 28 Chairlifts, 15 Draglifts) Medical Facilities in Resort: Yes

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Coach: 15hrs from Calais Air: Innsbruck / Munich

Hotel Facilities: Large Lounge, Disco, Pool Table, Table Football, TV/DVD Room, Internet Access, Arcade Machines, Lift, Ski Storage, Luggage Storage

Location: The Jugendhotel Kaiser lies close to one of the Kitzbühel train stations and is an approximate 15 minute walk to the Hornbahn lift station. It is an approximate 15 minute walk to the centre of the old town of Kitzbühel.

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Austria

Villach - Gerlitzen

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Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

Prices From £549 NOW FROM £539 School ski trips to Villach are excellent value for money, you will discover an excellent base for superb skiing, great après ski and good quality accommodation designed for students. The excellent range of slopes at Gerlitzen will ensure advanced and intermediate skiers are as well served as beginners, in addition to offering great snowboard facilities. With a good choice of high altitude slopes, combined with modern snowmaking facilities ensure snow sure slopes throughout the season. Après ski in Villach is also great for school groups, with a traditional, yet bustling atmosphere, which is easy to explore, and an array of varied activities on offer, either pre-bookable, or arranged via your in-rep resort.

 Snowboard Park  Ice Skating  Disco & Karaoke  Swimming & Spa  Curling  Cinema  Bowling  Supermarket

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Great Austrian Skiing on Snow-Sure Slopes, at Great Prices Resort Facts       

Resort Height: 520m Top Lift: 1911m Marked Runs: 59km Longest Run: 4.5km Snowmaking: Yes, 80 Cannons Number & Type of Lifts: 15 (1 Cablecar, 7 Chair Lifts, 7 Drag Lifts) Medical Facilities in Resort: Yes

Travel

Runs 20 13 5 8

Coach: 18hrs from Calais Air: Klagenfurt / Ljubjana / Trieste / Venice

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Where You Stay Egger Hotel This excellent family run hotel is well versed in welcoming UK school groups, and offers a great base just 1km from Villach centre. The modern rooms offer ensuite facilities, and the hotel boasts an array of facilities including 3 dining rooms, disco, games room, table tennis and cinema room.

Room Facilities: Private Ensuite Bathrooms, Some Bunkbeds Hotel Facilities: 3 Restaurants, Disco, Games Room, Cinema Room, Seminar Room, Table Tennis, Disco Available for evening activities

Location: Just 10 minutes coach ride away from the gondola at Annenheim, with direct access to the Gerlitzen ski area, and 1km from Villach's town centre.

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Ziller Valley

Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

Prices From £699 NOW FROM £609 Nestled in the glorious Ziller Valley in the Austrian Alps, are some of the most spectacular and largest ski areas. The Zillertal is an immense ski area with a whopping 668km of slopes, ranging from 630m to 3250m in altitude, connected by 172 modern ski lifts. Fantastic slopes range from open bowls to high-altitude glacier skiing at Hintertux. A wide range of beginner, intermediate and advanced slopes are available throughout the region, with charming small resorts with gentle slopes, to the world-famous resort of Mayrhofen – all available with your included Zillertal Super Ski Pass. As you would expect the après ski equals the skiing, with facilities on offer in small villages to the bright lights of Mayrhofen. Ice skating, swimming and curling are all possibilities within easy reach of the hotel which is in Jenbach.

 Bowling  Night Skiing  Disco  Aqua Park  Ice Skating  Sleigh Rides  Curling

Ski one of the World’s Largest Ski Areas, Stay in Great Accommodation

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Where You Stay

Resort Height: 630m Top Lift: 3250m Marked Runs: 668km Longest Run: 4.8km Snowmaking: Yes, 65% Number of Lifts: 172 Medical Facilities in Resort: Yes Skibus Available: Yes

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Travel 176km Coach: 15hrs from Calais 398km Air: Innsbruck / Munich 94km

Hotel Jenbacherhof This great family run hotel is located in Jenbach, just a short drive to the ski lifts. With excellent onsite facilities and excellent standards, this is a fantastic hotel offering easy access to the slopes

Room Facilities: Comfortable bedrooms are traditionally furnished, featuring ensuite, telephone, TV and safe

Hotel Facilities: The family run Hotel Jenbacherhof has 65 bedrooms and features a house bar, a breakfast room and restaurant and swimming pool

Location: The Hotel Jenbacherhof is situated in the centre of Jenbach. It is an approximate 10-15 minute drive to the lifts in Fügen in the Ziller Valley.

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France France offers ome of the best, and mot varied skiing in the world. The quality of skiing, combined with the location close to the UK, and fantastic French cuisine make France a great choice for school ski trips. Ski Adaptable have chosen to focus our offering on the superb St Gervais area, one of the largest ski areas in the world. Sitting next to Mont Blanc, St Gervais is a charming, beautiful town that epitomises France and French ski resorts, and is ready to welcome you on your next school ski trip.

Facts Population: 65 million Currency: Euro € Capital: Paris Official Language: French Ski Pedigree: Home to Europe’s largest mountain, Mont Blanc, and the largest choice of ski areas in Europe.

 Huge Ski Areas  Shortest Coach Journey  Great Food  Practice French Language Skills

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French Resorts St Gervais

France

St Gerrvais

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Hotel du Gare Hotel Belle Etoille

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St Gervais Prices From £779 NOW From £765 Boasting ownership of Europe’s largest mountain, St Gervais is a bustling mountain town lying at the foot of Mont Blanc. In addition to the highest mountain, St Gervais offers the third largest ski area in France, with a whopping 445km of tree-lined slopes! The snow sure slopes also boasts 209 slopes, served by 109 ski lifts.

Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

With immense skiing opportunities for all abilities, the fantastic après ski opportunities on offer will simply add to the fantastic school ski experience for your group. With the immense range of slopes for all abilities, and superb après ski, whatever the age or ability of your group, St Gervais has it covered. Offering the same level of facilities as nearby Chamonix, but with less queues and more cost effective.

 Swimming  Bowling  Cafes  Ice Grotto  Ice Skating  Disco  Traditional Feel

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Ski one of the largest ski areas in the world, excellent for all abilities

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Where You Stay

Resort Height: 950m Top Lift: 2350m Marked Runs: 445km Longest Run: 3.6m Snowmaking: Yes Number & Type of Lifts: 109 (10 Godolas, 35 Chairlifts, 64 Draglifts) Medical Facilities in Resort: Yes

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Hotel Deux Gares Located in La Fayet, a short transfer from St Gervais sking area, this complex is comprised of three chalets attached to an indoor heated swimming pool. Recently completely renovated, the complex contains 80 beds of high quality, traditional Apline accommodation.

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Room Facilities: Multi Bedded

Coach: 12hrs from Calais Air: Geneva

Hotel Facilities: Indoor Pool, Sauna, Games Room, Bar/Lounge, Café Location: Located in La Fayet, a short transfer to the St Gervais ski area and

Rooms and Apartments, Bathroom and Separate Toilet, Hairdryer, TV

town centre

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Italy School ski trips to Italy offer accommodating locals, beautiful scenery, plentiful après ski - and above all great skiing. With some of Europe’s greatest ski resorts on offer, Italy is a great choice for your next school ski trip. Resorts range from the purpose built San Valentino, to the stunningly beautiful Folgaria, to the ski world championship host Piancavallo. All have kilometre after kilometre of pistes to explore, and all have modern snow making facilities – making for perfect whether beginner or advanced. Resorts with a culturally rich Italian feel, superb cuisine, friendly locals and high quality yet cost effective accommodation will ensure our Italian resorts are set to remain ever popular.

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Population: 60 million Currency: Euro € Capital: Rome Official Language: Italian Ski Pedigree: It is estimated more than 2 million Italians ski on an annual basis

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 Great Value  Snow Sure Slopes  Lovely Cuisine  Wide Range of Ski Areas

Italian Resorts Civetta Civetta Passo Tonale

Piancavallo

Folgaria

San Valeninto

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Hotel Zoldana / Hotel Cristelin / Hotel La Camatha

Folgaria

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Hotel Irma

Passo Tonale

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Hotel La Roccia

Piancavallo

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Hotel Antares / Hotel Regina

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San Valentino

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Civetta

Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

Prices From £699 NOW From £639 Civetta is a fantastic ski region nestled in the breath taking Dolomite mountains. Boasting over 90km of slopes, the Civetta region has been transformed into a first-class ski area, and combines a winter wonderland setting, great skiing and great après ski. The Civetta region is made up of the main towns of Alleghe, Selva di Cadore, Zoldo and Palafavera, combining to form the impressive ‘Dolomite Superski’ region, with our handpicked accommodation options based in Zoldo and Forno di Zoldo. Civetta is widely regarded as one of the best Italian resorts, and the recent investment will ensure Civetta becomes a school ski favourite. In addition, over 5km of the slopes are lit, making it one of the largest night ski resorts in Europe. Add to this numerous après ski opportunities in the relaxed, school friendly resort, an allinclusive entertainment package and you and your group are set for a fantastic school ski trip adventure.

 Modern Ski Facilities  Night Skiing  Ice Skating  Games Arcade  Supermarket

Hidden Gem, with Modern Ski Facilities and a classic Italian Feel

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Travel 21 18 3

Coach: 21hrs from Calais

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Where You Stay

Resort Height: 1300m Top Lift: 2100m Marked Runs: 90km Longest Run: 7.9km Snowmaking: Yes, 80% Number & Type of Lifts: 24 (11 Chairlifts, 10 Drag Lifts, 3 Gondolas) Medical Facilities in Resort: In Pecol (nearby)

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Treviso / Venice /

Trieste / Verona

Hotel Cristelin

Hotel La Caminatha

Hotel Zoldana

A great chalet style hotel just 10 minute walk from the ski lifts. With many rooms being recently refurbished, the Cristelin is a popular choice for school groups, with a cosy and friendly atmosphere and great onsite amenities.

Lovely hotel in the Zoldo Valley, surrounded by breath taking scenery, just a short drive from apres ski and closeby to the ski lifts. The hotel offers exellent onsite facilities including table tennis, games room and Disco.

Located in the village of Forno di Zoldo, the Hotel Zoldana is newly refurbished and offers great facilities for your group including a games room, and a quieter room for group leaders to relax.

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Folgaria

Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

Prices From £589 NOW From £547 Picturesque Folgaria is a fantastic choice for school ski trips for many reasons - undemanding ski areas, good progression, beautiful villages with friendly locals are just some. For the beginners, Folgaria is a great place to learn to ski! Sheltered nursery slopes at high altitude help learners to improve technique and confidence, and the excellent progression opportunities offer opportunities to discover beautiful tree-lined runs with good natural progression. For the more experienced, 100km of good quality blues and reds offer more than enough to occupy. Open bowls and tree-lined runs offer beautiful rolling gentle slopes. Almost all of the area has modern snow making facilities, and the friendly ski school will be happy to offer advice.

 Disco & Karaoke  Indoor Ice Skating  Swimming Pool  Tourist Office  Supermarket & Traditional Shops

One of the Best Italian Resorts for Skiing, One of the Best Value for Money

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Resort Height: 1169m Top Lift: 1890m Marked Runs: 100km Longest Run: 5.7km Snowmaking: Yes Number & Type of Lifts: 22 (17 Chair Lifts, 5 Drag Lifts) Medical Facilities in Resort: Yes

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Travel 19 12 2 14

Coach: 17hrs from Calais Air: Innsbruck / Verona / Milan

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Where You Stay Hotel Irma The Hotel Irma is one of the best hotels on offer in Folgaria, and offers a modern, but charming base for your group. Its location close to après ski in the centre of Folgaria, and suitability for school ski groups make this an ever popular choice.

Room Facilities: Phone, TV, Safe, Private Ensuite Bathrooms

Hotel Facilities: Restaurant, Luggage Storage, Lounge Area, Small Sauna, Exercise Bike

Location: Just 5 minutes walk from central Folgaria, walking distance to après ski activities, shops, restaurants and cafes.

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Passo Tonale

Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

Prices From £665 NOW From £605 Hugging the Trentino - Lombardy border, Passo Tonale is a classic Italian ski resort. With over 90km of pistes, a glacier and doorstep skiing, Passo Tonale is confirmed as a great option. 100km of pistes, a carousel of 30 lifts and a range of intermediate runs jazzed up by several stunning black runs will keep the intermediates and experts busy and challenged for the week. Beginners will benefit just as much with many snow sure, progressive blue runs available from the village. A new lift now connects the town of Ponte di Legno below. The après ski also matches the skiing, with many shops, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes and bars on offer, with this one of Italy’s liveliest resorts. In addition, amenities including ice-skating, swimming, tobogganing and karaoke will ensure your group has an action packed week.

 Ice Skating  Pizza Night  Swimming  Disco & Karaoke  Night Skiing  Bowling Alley

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Doorstep Skiing, in a Classic Italian Resort

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Where You Stay

Resort Height: 1883m Top Lift: 3019m Marked Runs: 100km Longest Run: 4.5km Snowmaking: Yes Glacier: Yes (Presena Glacier) Number of Lifts: 30 (17 Chair Lifts, 8 Drag Lifts, 5 Gondolas Medical Facilities in Resort: Yes

Travel

Runs 17 23 6

Coach: 19hrs from Calais Air: Verona (approx 3.5hr transfer)

Hotel La Roccia Set in a panoramic position, Hotel La Roccia offers ski-to-door access to the Ponte di Legno ski area. Featuring Alpine-style bedrooms all with light wood furniture and either tiled or parquet floors and flat-screen TV.

Room Facilities: Phone, TV, Safe, Private Ensuite Bathrooms, some room with mountain views

Hotel Facilities: Gardens, Terrace, Restaurant, Luggage Storage, Lift, TV Room/Lounge

Location: Set in a panoramic position, Hotel La Roccia offers ski-to-door access to the Ponte di Legno ski area. Five minutes' drive from Passo del Tonale.

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Piancavallo Prices From £629 NOW From £589 Located in the Pordenonese Mountains lying beneath the impressive Monte Cavallo, the attractive village of Piancavallo with its typically Italian feel is the perfect destination for a school ski trip. Recognised on an international level, Piancavallo has been hosting world club championships for 14 years boasting impressive giant slalom runs as well as a variety of long easy runs for beginners and intermediate skiers.

Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

The resort is particularly suited to mixed ability groups due to the variety on skiing on offer, with pistes spreading out from the village centre in all directions. The centre of the village is safe, with a large shopping area, new sports hall, and a huge Ice Palace offering indoor skating, ensuring action packed après ski opportunities. The resorts well maintained trails, extensive snowmaking technology, good lift system, village setting and excellent array of sports facilities make Piancavallo an ideal option for groups that are looking for a unique Italian skiing experience.

 Large Indoor Ice Palace  Pool & Games Arcade  Swimming Pool  Curling  Toboggan Run

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Varied Skiing for all Abilities with Excellent Apres Ski in Resort

Resort Facts       

Resort Height: 1240m Top Lift: 2000m Marked Runs: 50km Longest Run: 2.8km Snowmaking: Yes Number & Type of Lifts: 11 (6 Chair Lifts, 5 Drag Lifts) Medical Facilities in Resort: Yes

Travel

Runs 12 7 2 16

Coach: 20hrs from Calais Air: Venice / Treviso / Trieste / Verona

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Where You Stay Hotel Regina

Hotel Antares

This traditional 3* hotel is located in the centre of Piancavallo, just a short walk from the ski lifts and après ski. This characteristic hotel is well experienced in accommodating school ski groups, and has an authentic, rustic feel.

This is a charming 4 star hotel with stunning views of the Monte Cavallo and East Dolomites. With excellent onsite facilities including a gym, whirlpool and games-room, in addition to an excellent location near to ski lifts and ice skating, means this is an excellent option for groups.

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San Valentino

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& La Polsa

Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

Prices From £589 NOW From £549 Your group will be based in San Valentino, which together with nearby La Polsa are two purpose built ski resorts lying above the town of Brentonico, with a typically Italian atmosphere. Small resorts, offering good skiing for beginners and intermediates, with a relaxed resort, ensuring an easy, rewarding week for skiing. When choosing these resorts, doorstep skiing takes on a new meaning on the slopes of San Valentino, where your students can literally ski back to the door of your hotel. A total of 4Okm of pistes offers a wide variety of skiing without being too immense. The beginners slope is located a mere 50 meters from your hotel and new state-of-the-art four person chair lifts in both resorts ease the transition from beginner slope to the next step. The ski hire shop is adjoined to the hotel, which means overall, this is an excellent choice for groups who will be skiing for the very first time or for those who wish to have a hassle free week.

 Ice Skating  Pizza Night  Swimming  Disco & Karaoke  Bum Boarding  Bowling Alley  Games Arcade

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Easy Option for Beginner Groups

Resort Facts

Where You Stay

 Resort Height: 1260m  Top Lift: 1720m  Marked Runs: 40km  Longest Run: 2km  Snowmaking: Yes  Number of Lifts: 11 (4 Chair Lifts, 5 Drag Lifts, 1 Funicular)  Medical Facilities in Resort: Yes  Skibus Available: Yes

Travel

Runs 8 16 8

Coach: 17hrs from Calais Air: Verona

Hotel Bucaneve A good 3 star hotel situated directly on the slopes – adjoined to the ski hire shop and ski school. The hotel is an excellent base for après ski, with its own disco which is open only to guests of the hotel, a games room, bar, large cinema room, a recreation room and a large swimming pool.

Room Facilities: Phone, TV, Private Ensuite Bathrooms

Hotel Facilities: Games Room (can be used for Après Ski activities), Disco (hotel residents only), Restaurant, Large Cinema Room, Luggage Storage, Large Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna

Location: Directly on the slopes, perfect for door-to-door skiing +44 (0)1451 832133

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Switzerland Switzerland is synonymous with skiing, combined with a winter wonderland atmosphere, surrounded by some of the best scenery found anywhere in the world. This ensures a school ski trip to Switzerland will be a school ski trip to remember and inspire. With resorts including Leysin, Les Mosses and Meiringen-Hasliberg, the varied après ski in an Alpine atmosphere will simply add to the overall experience. We have handpicked accommodation in partnership with our long-term Swiss ski accommodation providers, carefully selected with school skiing groups in mind. With snow-sure slopes, excellent facilities for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers, and a magical Swiss Alpine setting, a school ski trip to Switzerland is difficult to beat.

Facts

Population: 7.8 million Currency: Swiss Franc (SFr) Capital: Bern Official Language: French & German Ski Pedigree: In 1920’s, Switzerland hosted the first ever official international Alpine competition, organised by the Kandahar Ski Club.

 Stunning Scenery  Snow Sure Slopes & Glacier Skiing  High Quality Skiing & a Wide Range of Ski Areas

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Germany France

Swiss Resorts Leysin-Les Mosses 19 Village Camps Hotel Central Residence

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Switzerland Meiringen-Hasliberg

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Hotel Brienziburli

Leysin-Les Mosses View www.skiadaptable.co.uk today to view piste maps, more images and more informatiom about resorts in Switzerland.

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Leysin

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Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

Prices From £675 NOW From £635 The beautiful Swiss resort of Leysin is positioned high in the Alps, with a magical winter wonderland atmosphere, offering everything you would expect from a traditional Swiss resort. With Leysin, and the neighbouring Les Mosses linked by a ski bus, they offer almost 110km of pristine pistes. Leysin has a range of slopes, with Les Mosses offering superb opportunities for complete beginners. Leysin has some wonderful blue runs which wind down the mountain, and offer great progression opportunities. In addition to this, there are ample red and black runs for the more experienced. Add to this superb snowboard facilities and snow sure slopes, and this resort will live up to everything you imagine from a Swiss resort. The après ski does not disappoint either with facilities including ice skating, swimming, indoor tennis and more ensure Leysin will offer an unforgettable school ski trip.

 Swimming  Ice Skating Rink  Disco  Indoor Tennis  Pizzerias  Tobogganing  Curling

Fantastic Range of Slopes, Surrounded by Alp Views, with Superb Après Ski in Leysin

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Where You Stay

Resort Height: 1850m Top Lift: 2205m Marked Runs: 108km Longest Run: 7.5km Snowmaking: Yes Number of Lifts: 26 Medical Facilities in Resort: Yes Skibus Available: Yes

Runs

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Coach: 12hrs from Calais Air: Geneva

Village Camps

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Village Camps has been built with school groups in mind, and offers a comfortable, affordable base in central Leysin, near the ski lifts. Its price, combined with location, excellent cuisine and excellent onsite facilities ensure this is a firm favourite with school ski trip groups

Completely renovated in 2007, this 3 star hotel is well versed in welcoming school ski groups, and is in a great position just 300m from the slopes and near Leysin centre. There are superb onsite facilities including a swimming pool, games rooms, cinema room and classrooms.

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Switzerland

Meiringen-Hasliberg

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Ski Profile Beginners: Intermediate: Advanced:

Prices From £699 NOW From £673 Located in the stunning Haslital Region, Meiringen is renowned for superb snow cover on its 80km of slopes, and is ideal for school ski trips with ample runs for beginners and intermediates. In addition to the excellent slopes in Meiringen, nearby Hasliberg offers further skiing opportunities, and the lift pass is included in the price. These two areas are connected by a modern cable car. The Haslital Region mixes rural traditions with a contemporary edge that works well for school ski groups. Sporting alternatives includes three sledge runs (up to 10km long), a Sherlock Holmes museum and plentiful après ski opportunities. With your group located in nearby Brienz, this offers even more opportunity to combine world-class skiing with memorable après ski.

 Large Ice Rink  Safe Resort  Disco  Pizzeria  Supermarket

Beautiful Resort, Amazing Food, WorldClass Skiing for all Abilities

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Resort Height: 550m Top Lift: 2433m Marked Runs: 80km Longest Run: 5km Snowmaking: Yes Number of Lifts: 26 Glacier: Yes Medical Facilities in Resort: Yes

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Where You Stay Hotel Brienziburli This family owned hotel has a traditional and cosy feel, with a beautiful location on the Lake Brienz lakeside, just a short transfer to the slopes of Meiringen and Hasliberg.

Room Facilities: Private Ensuite

Travel

Bathrooms, TV, Radio, WiFI, Safe

Coach: 13hrs from Calais Air: Geneva / Zurich

Activities, Lift, Restaurant

Hotel Facilities: Luggage Storage, Bar/Lounge, Activities Room for Après Ski Location: In the beautiful village of Brienz, beside Lake Brienz. minute transfer to the slopes of Meiringen and Hasliberg.

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What Our Prices Include We aim to offer comprehensive packages that offer a great school ski experience. With this in mind, all of our coach trips include the following: Travel  Return full executive coach from school to the resort OR

 Return flights from UK to destination with foreign transfers Your Snow Package  4 hour ski lessons per day from an English speaking ski instructor

 Full ski equipment hire (including boots, skis, poles & helmet hire)  Full Lift Pass for the relevant area/region Accommodation & Food  Accommodation at the hand-picked resort, on a Full Board Basis Also Included  Ski Adaptable Representative in Resort

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1 Free staff place for every 8 paying passengers Full Winter Sports Travel & Medical Insurance Snow Guarantee Insurance & Ski Breakage Cover Subsidised places for family members of the group leader VAT at current tour operator rates 24 Hour Emergency support by trained Ski Adaptable staff

Group Leader Family Concessions

Apres Ski Pack and pre-booking service Complete ABTA and ATOL financial protection A Launch Pack to help in promoion of your trip Full and comprehensive Safety Management System, Accommodation Audits & Risk Assessments on Demand

We are delighted to offer one group leader the following family discounts:

 A full ‘Party Leader’s Pack’ with all information needed for the trip

Partner: £100 discount off the student/paying passenger cost price

Contact us now for your free ski trip quotation which will include full details of your school ski trip. Tel: 01451 832133 | Email: info@skiadaptable.co.uk

Child under 2 years: FREE Child 2-16 years: 25% reduction on the student price

What to Do Next STEP 1

STEP 3

Choose your resort and dates and request your quote. Once you are happy with your quote details, proceed to step 2. Remember we can tailor make any quote making sure you get exactly what you want.

When you are ready to confirm, simply complete your Booking Form. Upon receipt of your booking form we will send you an invoice for the 1st deposits.

STEP 4

STEP 2 Once you are happy with your ski trip details, we can make a provisional reservation for you and hold it for two weeks, giving you time to promote your tour and collect deposits. We can also help you to promote your tour with your Launch Pack. In addition, your Ski Trip Consultant will offer support with any questions, and send you a Provisional Booking email detailing what to do next.

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Second deposits are due 8 weeks later. Your final payment is due 12 weeks before departure. We aim to send your ‘Party Leader Pack’ 4 weeks prior to departure, which includes a detailed itinerary and maps, in addition to a Before You Go Pack.

STEP 5 Enjoy your Ski Adaptable ski trip in resort with assistance from your Ski Adaptable Rep!

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Contact Ski Adaptable today to start organising your school ski trip.

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