Christmas Skiing

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  1. Jonny5

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    Well after plenty more research we are starting to seriously consider Austria as a viable option.
    After loads of research Montgenevre looks to be the only French resort where our Son will benefit from a free lift pass at the age of 5 that has an Aire close to the slopes.

    In Austria many resorts allow children up to 8 to benefit from a free lift pass. However I cant find any aires in any Austrian resorts. It seems to be that there are some campsites in Austrian Ski resorts but you can expect to pay 30€+ pernight which seems like a lot..... Until you offset the toll road saving you make by going to Austria of 100€ each way and add to that the cost of the Aire for 13 nights of around 120€ and suddenly you have a pretty healthy budget of 320€ for the campsite.
    Admittedly it will probably work out a bit more than 320€ for the week but you will be guaranteed a serviced pitch in most cases and some seem to have saunas etc.

    It would be a great help if anyone could reccommend Austrian campsites to us to look into.
     
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    Well we have made a decision and bought season passes for montgenevre. Needless to say we are super excited and already batch cooking food to take with us and meticulosly planning for our christmas adventure
     
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    Mini Funster meet on the slopes then!
     
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    Straight after Christmas, in time for New Year.
     
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    Will see you there then.
     
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    Enjoy your trip Jonny.

    One of our favourite destinations is Les Saisies. We always stayed on the Free Aire, however, the old campsite just round the corner would be where I'd head now for 19€ per night including electric and water / waste disposal > Les Saisies Grand Tetras Camping Car <

    Easy ski off and back to the van.

    Maybe one for nest time!
     
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    Got the skis and boards waxed and edged on sunday ready for our trip. Im pretty sure the wife thinks I must be going crazy as I have become completely obsessed with planning this trip.
     
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    Nothing like early prep. We have still to get an actual van to go in!:Eeek: we should have a van but it is in the dreaded 'Dealer Prison' waiting for parts.
     

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