December ski holidays 2022

December ski deals 2022

Book your December ski holiday today and experience the most wonderful time of the year on the slopes. Whether you’re looking to celebrate Christmas on the slopes or ring in the New Year on skis, it's the perfect time to escape the crowds, enjoy empty pistes and make some magical memories in the snow!

Christmas New Year Ski Holidays

Why book with us?

We’ve been organising ski holidays for over 85 years, so we know what skiers are looking for. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you to plan your holiday - from lift passes to accommodation and everything in between.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or expert skier, we have a large selection of ski holidays to suit your needs. You can relax knowing that our flight-inclusive holidays fly out of 14 local airports around the UK, and return airport transfers are included in the price of your exciting ski package holiday.

Christmas 2022 Holidays 

Choose a December ski holiday and experience the magic of Christmas. With snow-covered slopes, roaring log fires and gorgeous views, December ski holidays bring you everything you need for a magical time on and off the slopes.


 New Year 2022 Holidays 

Enjoy New Year's Eve on the slopes and welcome 2023 with a fresh set of skis. There's not much to compare to the buzz of skiing on New Year's Day and celebrating New Year's Eve in the mountains – it's a one-of-a-kind experience.


All December 2022 Holidays 

Make your December holiday plans now. With no crowds and snow-heavy slopes, a December ski holiday is the ideal time to hit the powder. You can enjoy the winter wonderland of snow, glistening sunshine, and fresh mountain air.


Our December ski holiday destinations

Take advantage of pre-Christmas deals and empty slopes while avoiding the crowds of peak season with an early season ski trip. We have some great deals on selected European ski resorts available throughout December, including early December departures depending on your destination.


Top ski resorts in France for December 2022

Les Arcs December ski holidays

Our recommended resorts in France for a December ski holiday:

  • Courchevel is the place to be on Christmas Eve, when the Saulire piste hosts a torchlit descent. Father Christmas visits too. 
  • Tignes rings in the new year with a big countdown with drinks and a fireworks display at midnight.
  • Les Arcs hosts a Christmas market, visits from Santa Claus, and a children's torchlit descent. The resort also hosts a New Year's Eve celebration with a DJ, torchlit descent, and fireworks display.

Christmas holidays depart on 24th December >>

New Year holidays depart on 31st December >>


Top ski resorts in Austria for December 2022

Our recommended resorts in Austria for a December ski holiday:

  • Obergurgl is a family-friendly ski resort and hosts a magical Christmas market with local foods, music and ice sculptures designed by local artists.
  • St Anton is a great resort to visit in December, with a kids Christmas trail, crafting workshops, brass bands and a magical Christmas market. It’s also known for its legendary apres-ski scene - perfect for a New Years celebration.
  • Seefeld is the place to go for an authentic Tirolean Christmas. The town lights up with festive Christmas markets, including carol singing and mulled wine. 

Christmas holidays depart on 24th December >>

New Year holidays depart on 31st December >>



Top ski resorts in Switzerland for December 2022

Our recommended resorts in Switzerland for a December ski holiday:

  • Zermatt has an excellent snow record and in December, you’ll be greeted by a warm and festive atmosphere, with the village lighting up with decorations and organised events for the whole family to enjoy.
  • Grindelwald resort is jam-packed full of fun winter activities, including tobogganing and winter walking. You’ll experience magical scenery on top of Eiger mountain which overlooks the beautiful village.
  • Wengen in December is simply magical. Experience a fairy tale winter in this picturesque resort overlooking Lauterbrunnen valley. Enjoy skiing, walking or simply take in the wonderful winter atmosphere at one of the many mountain restaurants.

Christmas holidays depart on 24th December >>

New Year holidays depart on 31st December >>


Top ski resorts in Andorra for December 2022

Our recommended resorts in Andorra for a December ski holiday:

  • Soldeu resort welcomes in the New Year with a torch descent with the local ski and snowboard instructors. Then come midnight, the sky lights up with a spectacular fireworks display.
  • Pas de la Casa is a great place to ski for families. The resort  welcomes Father Christmas as he makes his way from the Granvalira Platform on a sleigh to the Pas community hall, greeting children on Christmas Eve.
  • Arinsal is another great place for families to ski in December. Santa makes an appearance in his grotto and at Arinal gondola station. On New Years Eve, everyone gathers in the resort centre for a magical countdown and celebration.

Christmas holidays depart on 19th December >>

New Year holidays depart on 26st December >>



Top ski resorts in Italy for December 2022

Our recommended resorts in Italy for a December ski holiday:

  • Selva has a lovely Christmas market with enchanting wooden shops lining the street. You’ll get to enjoy tasty treats, handmade souvenirs and a mini gondola which stretches the length of the market
  • Cervinia’s Christmas market is not to be missed, with local products and handicrafts on sale. The resort celebrates New Year with a  torch light procession and firework display, with the town square bustling with live music.
  • Courmayeur is a family-friendly resort and celebrates the magical festive season with a meet and greet with Santa Claus and the Marche’ Vert Noel Christmas market. The New Year is welcomed in with a night time torch procession and fire work display.


Top ski resorts in Canada for December 2022

Our recommended resorts in Canada for a December ski holiday:

  • Whistler offers the perfect Christmas and New Year experience with twinkling lights, a snow-covered village, festive events, and plenty of activities to entertain the entire family. Winter is the most magical time of the year to visit this resort, with sparkling decorations lighting up the trees throughout the village.
  • Banff kicks of the Christmas season with six weeks of magical festivities. Drop by the Christmas market, and walk through the Cascade if Time Garden where you’ll witness a live Christmas story told by the animals of Banff National Park.
  • Lake Louise has a range of enchanting Christmas and New Year activities on offer. Create unforgettable memories with an extraordinary winter ski trip in the breath-taking Canadian Rockies.


Please note that departure dates vary by resort for Italy:

The resorts of  Arraba, Corvara and Colfosco, Cortina, Plan de Corones, Livigno, Ortisei, San Cassiano, Selva, Canazei (Val di Fassa) depart on 24th December 2022 for Christmas and 31st December 2022 for New Year.

The resorts of Cervinia, Champoluc, Gressoney, Sauze d’Oulx, Sestriere depart on 19th December 2022 for Christmas and 26th December 2022 for New Year.


Lapland holidays in December

If you’re looking for a magical experience this December, then our Lapland holidays to Levi, Ylläs and Saariselkä are not to be missed. This winter, you could be lying in a thermal Glass Igloo as you watch the Northern Lights dance across a star-studded night sky. Our resorts are based well North of the Arctic Circle, with plenty of opportunities for fun activities and excursions. 

7 Night Lapland holidays

For the ultimate winter experience, choose our 7-night holidays in Lapland. Experience the remote and untamed snowy wilderness of Levi, Ylläs or Saariselkä. With countless magical activities on offer, you can tailor your stay to your needs.


Lapland holidays 2022

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Christmas & New Year Holidays

Enjoy a Christmas like no other, with an unforgettable trip to Lapland. Experience a once-in-a-lifetime husky or reindeer safari and say hello to Santa, with your very own private meeting.


Christmas holidays depart on 18th December for 8 nights >>

New year holidays depart on 26th December for 6 nights >> 

3&4 Night Santa Breaks

Experience reindeer safaris, husky rides, snowmobile rides, and a chance to meet Santa Claus for memories to last a lifetime. Holidays depart on both Wednesday and Sundays between 17 November - 14 December. 


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Discover our favourite hotels and chalets for a December ski holiday


Hotel Du Golf 3.5*- Les Arcs

Hotel du Golf

With panoramic views over the Mont Blanc Massif and Europe's highest mountain, the Hotel du Golf boasts a fantastic location in Arc 1800, at the foot of the pistes and nursery slopes.

Hotel Park 3* - Saas Fee  

A charming award-winning family-run hotel only a short walk from the Alpin Express lift. Hotel Park is a great value with comfortable rooms, good food, and a friendly atmosphere. 

Chalet Fauner A 4* - St. Anton 

Chalet Fauner is in a peaceful setting, overlooking the wooded slopes of Rendl, Chalet Fauner is just a five minute walk from the main Galzig ski lift, where the après kicks off at Basecamp.

Hotel Harfenwirt 3.5* - Neiderau

Hotel Harfenwirt

With a great location opposite the Tennladen lift and nursery slopes, the hotel is easily accessible to Markbachjoch gondola, après ski, and nightlife.

Hotel De Champoluc 3* - Champoluc 

Just by the bottom of the home-run piste, on the skier's side of the village centre, the Hotel de Champoluc is conveniently ski-in ski-out. 

Le Chalet Alpina 3* - Tignes

This hotel is an ideal choice for keen skiers looking for quick and easy access to the renowned Tignes-Val d'Isère ski area. Just 150m from the Grande Motte funicular, this hotel features an indoor pool and sauna. 


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