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Winter 2013/14

Holidays for Skiers by Skiers

our best choice of winter holidays yet exclusive discounts plus great package deals FREonESki

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We’re part of one big happy family As part of Stewart Travel, one of the UK’s leading travel groups, we’re members of an amazing family of travel companies with a huge range of great travel products. From golf breaks to cruises and once-in-a-lifetime Canadian adventures to memories that will last a lifetime in unforgettable Lapland – all our travel businesses provide the same levels of experience, passion, product knowledge and care for our customers.

Run by golfers for golfers, Golf Kings specialise in golf holidays to Spain, the Algarve, Turkey, and here in the UK. Our teams, all passionate about golf, offer an endless choice across many of the world’s leading golf courses, resorts, & hotels. For an enjoyable holiday and an unforgettable golfi ng experience.

Canada and Alaska offer something for everyone; breathtaking scenery, a vast wilderness, spectacular wildlife and fantastic cities. With tailor made holidays, self drive itineraries and our cruise and stay packages MyCanadaTrips showcases the vast range of experiences available For an inspiring holiday in one of nature’s last great wonderlands.

Call 0800 121 4681

Call 0844 693 1240

Visit Lapland the true home of Santa. Imagine cosy log cabins, crackling campfi res and husky sleds and reindeer sleighs swishing through the snow. As for Santa, he’s everywhere - secret grottoes and fairy lit villages where cheeky elves turn out gingerbread cookies in their workshops, and Santa rides out on his present-stacked sleigh. We offer a fantastic range of holidays, from day trips right up to 7 night stays. A truly unforgettable experience for all the family.

Dreaming of a luxurious holiday with fi ne food, world-class enter tainment and a different view from your window every morning? For your next adventure at sea, our experienced cruise team will fi nd that perfect cruise. We can also help with cabin choice, fl ights, excursions and much, much more. There’s no itinerary too big, small or far-fetched. We’ve recently introduced River Cruising holidays to our 2013 programme.

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welcome Holidays for Skiers by Skiers. With over 30 years of unrivalled experience, SkiKings is the only choice for your next winter sports holiday. Our experts, all skiers themselves, have travelled to the majority of the resorts we feature. Whether you’re looking for a week’s skiing on world class slopes or a fun packed holiday with family and friends at an up-and-coming resort, this seasons range has something for everyone – novice or pro. We have packages with flights, transfers and accommodation included, we also have some great tailor made deals – with an incredible range of accommodation, flights, airport transfers, car rental, lift passes, equipment hire, ski schools and much, much more. And remember, every one of our holidays is fully protected. Book early and make the most of our great offers including free places, fantastic savings and two for one lift pass deals. SkiKings, unrivalled experience and the best ski and snowboarding holidays available. Happy Skiing!

Sean Semple SkiKings UPDATE: As well as our fantastic FREE bag offer worth £50*, BOOK NOW and grab £80PP worth of FREE Group Ski/Snowboard Lessons at Glasgow Ski & Snowboard Centre†. *One bag per booking.Subject to availability. Offer may be withdrawn at anytime. † Open to non-club members only. Each lesson lasts one hour and is delivered over a six week programme.

SkiKings.co.uk part of Semple Travel 3rd Floor Sterling House 20 Renfield Street Glasgow / G2 5AP

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SKIKINGS EXCLUSIVE OFFER SAVE £40 PER ADULT

FLYING FROM GLASGOW TO SALZBURG

Chalet Enzian, Ellmau

Chalet Abendruh, Kaprun

Pension Edinger, Söll

Hotel Gänsleit, Söll

4th January 2014

4th January 2014

4th January 2014

4th January 2014

Catered Chalet

Was £612PP

Now

£572PP

11th January 2014

Was £612PP

Now

£572PP

18th January 2014

Was £623PP

Now

£583PP

25th January 2014

Was £623PP

Now

£583PP

4 Winter 2013/14

Catered Chalet

Was £644PP

Now

£604PP

11th January 2014

Was £644PP

Now

£604PP

18th January 2014

Was £655PP

Now

£615PP

25th January 2014

Was £655PP

Now

£615PP

Bed & Breakfast

Was £573PP

Now

£533PP

11th January 2014

Was £573PP

Now

£533PP

18th January 2014

Was £573PP

Now

£533PP

25th January 2014

Was £573PP

Now

£533PP

www.skikings.co.uk | Call 0845 850 2280

Half Board

Was £780PP

Now

£740PP

11th January 2014

Was £780PP

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£740PP

18th January 2014

Was £772PP

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£732PP

25th January 2014

Was £791PP

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£751PP


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Get all this with Ski Plus, for one great price: • Flights • Transfers • Accommodation • Lift pass • Ski or board hire OR carriage

2013

FREE €100

HOTEL CREDIT PER ADULT

Morzine, France

Tignes, France

La Thuile, Italy

11th January 2014

4th January 2014

26th January 2014

7 Nights from Edinburgh Hotel Viking / Half Board

From

7 Nights from Glasgow Chalet Glacier / Catered

£899PP

From

Based on 2 sharing

£847PP

Based on 2 sharing

7 Nights from Glasgow Apartments Planibel / Self-Catered

From

£644PP

Based on 4 sharing

FREE €100

FREE €50

HOTEL CREDIT PER ADULT

HOTEL CREDIT PER ADULT

Les Deux Alpes, France

Mayrhofen, Austria

Sauze d’Oulx, Italy

29th March 2014

8th March 2014

30th March 2014

7 Nights from Edinburgh Hotel La Brunerie / Half Board

From

£3016

Based on Family of 4

7 Nights from Edinburgh Hotel Neuhaus / Half Board

From

£999PP

Based on 2 or 3 sharing

7 Nights from Glasgow Hotel Relais des Alpes / Half Board

From

£2984

Based on Family of 4

OTHER RESORTS, DATES AND DEPARTURE AIRPORTS AVAILABLE www.skikings.co.uk | Call 0845 850 2280

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FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS AND WE’LL MAKE THEM COME TRUE Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned skier, Club Med’s all inclusive ski holidays allow you to ski or snowboard until your heart’s content, whatever your level. Alone or with professionals, the joys of the slopes await you for an ideal luxury ski holiday. Club Med offers the most comprehensive ski package in the market including: • 6 DAY LIFT PASS • 5 DAY SKI/SNOWBOARD TUITION – ALL LEVELS Plus • Ski lessons and childcare for children from 4 to 17 years in many resorts • Many resorts ski-in/ski-out • Choice of level of accommodation • Return flights and transfers • Full board, including wine, beer and soft drinks • Open bar (including premium brands) and snacks served throughout the day

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Tignes Val Claret, France

Avoriaz, France

22nd December 2013 7 nights from Glasgow

15th December 2013 7 nights from Glasgow

26th January 2014 7 nights from Edinburgh

At an altitude of 2000 m (6 560 ft), a festive and sporting Resort dedicated to families with teenage children.

A modern, mountain style for this Resort in the heart of the Espace Killy.

An authentic family resort at the foot of the Portes du Soleil domain.

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Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

19th January 2014 7 nights from Glasgow

2nd February 2014 7 nights from Edinburgh

2nd February 2014 7 nights from Glasgow

A warm and friendly Resort in France’s Isère region, a great destination for all generations of sports enthusiasts.

A comfortable family resort with views across to Mont Blanc.

A comfortable family resort with views across to Mont Blanc.

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Arcs Extreme, France

Les Deux Alpes, France

30th March 2014 7 nights from Glasgow

16th March 2014 7 nights from Glasgow

13th April 2014 7 nights from Edinburgh

An authentic family resort at the foot of the Portes du Soleil domain.

At an altitude of 2000 m (6 560 ft), a festive and sporting Resort dedicated to families with teenage children.

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OTHER RESORTS, DATES AND DEPARTURE AIRPORTS AVAILABLE www.skikings.co.uk | Call 0845 850 2280

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FREE SKI LESSONS

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Skiing in Bulgaria is simply the ideal choice for an action packed and fun filled, value for money ski holiday with slopes to suit all abilities and prices to suit all budgets.

LOW DEPOSIT OF ONLY £70PP

FREE

LIFT PASSES

Plus • Half Price Ski Packs • Kids Ski Free • Special Early Booking Discounts - Save upto £147 per couple • 50% OFF Ski/Board Carriage • FREE Night Skiing • 20kg’s Luggage Allowance Open to non-club members only. Each lesson lasts one hour and is delivered over a six week programme

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FREE

CHILD PLACES


EXCLUSIVE OFFER

SAVE £20 PER ADULT ON ALL GLASGOW DEPARTURES TO HOTEL STRAZHITE IN BANSKO ON ALL BOOKINGS MADE BEFORE 30TH SEPTEMBER 2013 4* Hotel Strazhite Hotel Strazhite in Bansko, which was recently refurbished in 2012, combines the beauty of traditional Bulgarian architecture with the comfort and convenience of a modern hotel. Situated just 300 metres from the Bansko gondola lift, hotel Strazhite is conveniently located for the enthusiastic skier who cannot get on the slopes soon enough. Bansko town centre with all its attractions, traditional restaurants and pubs is only a few minutes walk away from the hotel. With its excellent location, comfortable and spacious rooms, great selection of leisure facilites, including a pleasant free shaped swimming pool and modern bowling alley, hotel Strazhite is sure to enhance your winter holiday.

7 Nights from Glasgow Half Board December 2013

January 2014

based on 2 sharing

based on 2 sharing

February 2014

March 2014

based on 2 sharing

based on 2 sharing

£564PP

£496PP

£467PP £423PP

All prices include £20 discount

BANSKO

PAMPOROVO

BOROVETS

4* MPM Hotel Sport Bansko

5* Hotel Orlovetz

4* Iglika Palace Hotel

9th February 2014 7 Nights from Glasgow Half Board

19th January 2014 7 Nights from Glasgow Half Board

2nd March 2014 7 Nights from Glasgow Half Board

£1755

based on family of 3

£628PP £1362 based on 2 sharing

based on family of 3

£504PP £1006 based on 2 sharing

based on family of 3

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£463PP based on 2 sharing

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CANADA

SKI DEALS

I N CL U F LI G D E S H TS , TR ACCOANSFER S, MM & LIF ODATIO N T PA SS

Created by skiers for skiers

Banff/Lake Louise, Alberta 7 Night Specials Package Includes: • • • •

Flying from London (other regional airports available) 7 nights accommodation Transfers Tri-Area Lift Pass (Sunshine, Norquay & Lake Louise)

SAVING

15%

3* Banff International Hotel

4* Rimrock Resort Hotel

7nts from

7nts from

Banff, Canada Premium Room | Room Only

£1309

PP

based on 2 sharing

10nts from

£1589

PP

based on 2 sharing

Banff, Canada Standard Room | Room Only

10nts from

£1649 £1969 PP

based on 2 sharing

PP

based on 2 sharing

Special Early Booking Price Price includes 15% off. Reservation must be made prior to 31st Dec 2013 Prices are per person and include lowest-priced return flights from London. Other regional departures available, supplements may apply.

10 Winter 2013/14

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Whistler, British Columbia 7 Night Specials Package Includes: • • • •

Flying from London (other regional airports available) 7 nights accommodation Transfers Dual Mountain Lift Pass (Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains)

SAVING

20%

3* Listel Whistler Hotel

4* Delta Whistler Village Suites

7nts from

7nts from

Whistler, Canada Deluxe Room | Room Only

£1439

PP

based on 2 sharing

Whistler, Canada 1 Bedroom Suite | Room Only

10nts from

£1759

PP

based on 2 sharing

£1619

PP

based on 2 sharing

10nts from

£2199

PP

based on 2 sharing

Special Early Booking Price Price includes 20% off. Reservation must be made prior to 15th Nov 2013 Holidays available excluding flights. Prices and offers may change or withdrawn at any time. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

www.skikings.co.uk | Call 0845 850 2280

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EXCLUSIVE*

£50PP OFF

WHEN YOU BOOK BETWEEN 18 SEPTEMBER - 2 OCTOBER 2013 *Offer excludes dates 21 & 28 December 2013 and 15 February 2014.

FOR 1 2 SKI/BOARD

FOR 1 2 SKI/BOARD

HIRE AVAILABLE

HIRE AVAILABLE

Chalet Hotel St. Christoph

Chalet Hotel de Verbier

7 nights / 4.5* / Catered

7 nights / 4* / Catered

Chalet Hotel St Christoph’s location is simply unbeatable. The Maiensee T-bar starts just outside the ski-room door, or take the 2-minute walk to the St Christophbahn covered quad chairlift, which takes you straight up into the heart of the St Anton side of the mighty Arlberg ski area.

Conveniently located on the ‘Place Centrale’, Chalet Hotel de Verbier provides a superb base from which to explore Verbier’s spectacular ski area. A choice of bars, cafés and restaurants are also conveniently close at hand for a well-earned drink after a day on the slopes.

Dec From £445 Feb From £740 Apr From £645

Dec From £439 Feb From £809 Apr From £709

St. Christoph, Austria

Verbier, Switzerland

Jan From £695 Mar From £745

Jan From £699 Mar From £699

FOR 1 2 SKI/BOARD

FOR 1 2 SKI/BOARD

HIRE AVAILABLE

HIRE AVAILABLE

Chalet Hotel Parc Victoria

Chalet Hotel Sapinière

7 nights / 4* / Catered

7 nights / 3.5* / Catered

This elegant hotel is located in the centre of Cortina and holds the most sought after address. With superb facilities such as the attractive and spacious bar/lounge with its roaring fireplace the hotel provides a cosy and pleasant ambience.

Arguably the best located hotel in Chamonix. The Savoy nursery slopes are literally just over the road from the hotel, from where the Savoy téléski lift whisks you up to the Brévent gondola, to access one of the best intermediate areas in the resort.

Dec From £541 Feb From £791

Dec From £445 Feb From £600 Apr From £505

Cortina. Italy

Jan From £661 Mar From £731

Chamonix, France

Jan From £520 Mar From £525

*Prices are per person and include lowest-priced return flights from London Gatwick, transfers and 7 nights’ catered accommodation based on 2-sharing and maximum occupancy of the standard room. Prices and offers may be changed or withdrawn at any time. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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SkiKings Winter 2013/14 Brochure