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Sing, Laugh, Indulge and Ski with Jet2.com

30th November 2011

With flights from £21.99, head to a comedy, music or snowboard festival for après-ski fun


Leading leisure airline Jet2.com is gearing up for the winter ski season as the first talk of snowfall for the year gets the UK in the mood for some action on the slopes.

Ski Festival

Ideal for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities, Jet2.com offers direct flights to Chambery, Geneva and Salzburg. With more than just snow on offer at Europe’s leading winter sports resorts, those interested in après ski have plenty to look forward to with music and comedy festivals as well as plenty of fine food and drink on offer to satisfy all appetites.

Ian Doubtfire, Managing Director of Jet2.com, said: “Those keen to maximise the fun as well as looking for new reasons to choose where and when to go on their annual ski blast will find our list of upcoming events a useful way to decide. Whether it’s an action packed snow adventure or a more relaxing winter escape, there’s something for everyone on the slopes this season.

“It is really easy to get to the piste with our great value flights which are perfectly timed to ensure thrill seekers heading for the snow, or just the après ski, can be part of the action as soon as they arrive. Our generous 22kg baggage allowance also means there’s plenty of room for bulky ski kit!”

Sing on the Slopes

The BRITS, Laxx Switzerland 18-25 March 2012

  • This week long winter festival brings together an eclectic mix of music from hip hop to country, with serious after hours partying and stylish daytime snowboarding competitions to make every minute of the trip action-packed and fun fuelled.

Fly withJet2.com to Geneva from Leeds Bradford, Glasgow, Belfast and Manchester from just £21.99 one way including taxes.

Snow Bombing music festival, Mayrhofen 9-14 April 2012

  • With Snoop Dog headlining and top UK acts including Example and The Vaccines, the week-long festival is dubbed by many as ‘The Greatest Show on Snow’. Its white-hot parties and world class DJ’s are also sure to offer an exhilarating snow break for those who are particularly drawn to the slopes for the après-ski.

Fly with Jet2.com to Salzburg from Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, and Manchester from just £41.99 one way including taxes.

Laugh on the Slopes

Altitude Comedy Festival, Mayrhofen, 26-31 March 2012

  • Now in its fifth year, this famous comedy festival will keep the entertainment coming after a fun day on the slopes. The top UK comedians will be performing hilarious stand-up including Jimmy Carr, Frankie Boyle and ‘Pub Landlord’ Al Murray.

Fly with Jet2.com to Salzburg from Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, and Manchester from just £41.99 one way including taxes.

Be Wowed on the Slopes

International Pyrotechnic Festival, Courchevel, 4 February – 9 March

  • The annual competition sees fireworks experts from across the globe stage pyrotechnic shows on various sites across Courchevel. Now in its tenth year, the festival attracts 8,000 spectators and in 2012 will see winners from the last four years compete for the top spot.

Fly with Jet2.com to Chambery from Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, Newcastle and Manchester from just £31.99 one way including taxes.

Après-Ski Pampering in Courchevel

  • For a day or two away from the slopes or a more indulgent winter break, the exclusive resort of Courchevel 1850 offers an array of options to wile away the hours. Courchevel 1850 adds a hefty dusting of glamour with its prestigious ‘6 star’ hotel and seven Michelin starred restaurants. Designer boutiques from Chanel to Louis Vuitton and Valentino provide ample opportunity for serious retail therapy and the numerous spa facilities on hand offer the perfect tonic to a hard day on the slopes.

Fly with Jet2.com to Chambery from Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, Newcastle and Manchester from just £31.99 one way including taxes.

Be inspired by the experts!

TTR World Snowboard Tour, Davos, 2-7 January 2012

  • Showcasing the talents of the world’s best snowboarders, the TTR World Snowboard tour makes its stop in Davos to give some real inspiration on the slopes! An adrenaline fuelled week will see snowboard dare devils such as current tour Number 1 Roop Tonteri take to the skies in the Half Pipe competition and show super flying speed in the Slopestyle race.

Fly withJet2.com to Geneva from Leeds Bradford, Glasgow, Belfast and Manchester from just £21.99 one way including taxes.

Chambery is the gateway to the best winter holiday resorts in France including Tignes, Val d'Isere and Meribel. Geneva is the perfect location for access to some of the top resorts in the Swiss and French Alps including Morzine, Avoriaz, Chamonix, Verbier and the Italian resort of Courmayeur, at the base of the breathtaking Mont Blanc. Salzburg is ideal for the snow-capped peaks of Austria, with 130 resorts within a three-hour drive or using the convenient rail network.

Visit www.Jet2.com/ski for help researching the perfect piste and off piste adventure for 2012. Information includes detailed resort information such as slope difficulty, downloadable piste maps and drive times from the airport, as well as weather reports and live ‘snow cams’. The site also allows users to search by type of resort in a ‘Best For...’ section, to help holidaymakers find the right location for them.

November 30, 2011 at 10:14