Yes, it is still summer and baking hot, but if you're clever you might wanna start planning your winter holiday already. For example to take advantage of the sale on Eurostar tickets, that start from as little as £149 return! Make your booking at eurostar.com or call 08432 186 186.
Eurostar provides weekly direct services calling at Moûtiers, Aime-La-Plagne and Bourg St Maurice. Eurostar’s direct ski services offer easy access to a variety of top ski destinations in the French Alps such as Courchevel, La Plagne, Tignes, Meribel, Les Arcs. This allows skiers to choose a resort which exactly matches their needs. Eurostar stations are located a short bus ride from the resorts avoiding lengthy transfers to and from the airport. For added convenience, an extra item of luggage on top of the normal luggage allowance - such as a pair of skis or a snowboard - can be taken onboard at no extra cost and without the need to wait at airport baggage reclaim. Travelling by Eurostar to the French Alps is the obvious choice for skiers who are looking to minimise their carbon footprint. Research commissioned by Eurostar has shown that a Eurostar journey to Bourg St Maurice generates 14kg of CO2 per passenger. By comparison, a typical return flight from London to Geneva emits 147.8kg of CO2 per passenger.
Return fares start from £149 standard class. Travellers can indulge themselves on their way to and from the slopes by travelling Standard Premier, enjoying roomier accommodation and meals and drinks served at their seat from just £229 return.