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THE ULTIMATE SKI FAMILY HOLIDAY GUIDE

TOP TIPS FOR FAMILY SKI HOLIDAYS

JUNE 6TH, 2024
WORDS BY: COURTNEY NORRIS
IMAGES: HOUSE OF BIMBI & OTHER

TRAVEL GUIDE

THE ULTIMATE SKI FAMILY HOLIDAY GUIDE

TOP TIPS FOR FAMILY SKI HOLIDAYS

JUNE 6TH, 2024
WORDS BY: COURTNEY NORRIS
IMAGES: HOUSE OF BIMBI & OTHER

The ultimate packing list, what to do before your arrive, what activities to do off the slopes and other helpful tips for a fun filled family holiday.

Your ski family vacation is booked, you have secured the lift tickets, found your hotel or accommodation and arranged transportation and plane tickets. The most daunting part of this exercise is packing for the family. Our team of experienced skiing families have compiled their top tips of where to go, what you need to be organised, the ultimate packing list and what to do off the slopes.

1/ GET ORGANISED

DUFFLE BAGS

Assign one large, durable duffle per family member to use while traveling.

DAYPACKS

One ski daypack per adult to use while on the slopes – easy access to snacks, water and sunscreen.

SKI BAGS

Use ski bags with wheels to transport your skis and poles. If renting on the slopes – make sure to book a session in when you arrive or prior to leaving.

PACKING CUBES

Packing cubes are a lifesaver! We recommend using different colours per family member to find things more easily.

TOILETRY BAGS

Don’t forget a suitable toiletry bag for each family member

2/ WHAT TO PACK

SKI CLOTHING

Insulated snow jacket
insulated snow pants
Baby snow suit
Gloves or mittins
Neck gaiter & ski socks

Non-Ski Clothing

Beanie
Thermal underwear
Thermal tops & bottoms
Loungewear
Dinner outfits
Swimsuit
Sleepwear, socks
Slippers
Boots & shoes

LIFESAVERS

Hand or toe warmers
  SPF lipbalm
SPF sunscreen
Camera/ gopro
Ski passes
Toiletries
Snacks for the ski hill

3/ SKI LOCATIONS

Northern Hemisphere

Madonna Di Campiglio, Italy

Courchevel, France

Whistler, Canada

Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Niseko, Japan

Southern Hemisphere

QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND

PERISHER, AUSTRALIA

LAS LENAS, ARGENTINA

4/ Activities Off The Slopes

HOT TUB & SPA

Hot tub & spa. Rest those sore muscles most resorts have these facilities for the whole family

KIDS CLUB & INDOOR PLAYGROUNDS

Kids clubs and indoor playgrounds. Many resorts are geared up for families – check out this kinderhotel in europe

BOARDGAMES & CARDS

Boardgames & cards. Pack travel size and get the family together.

EXPLORE THE SKI VILLAGE

Explore the ski village. Think hot chocolates for the kids and shopping for the parents

ALPINE ACTIVITIES

Alpine activities. Tobogganing, disc golf and snow mobiles

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