WebTV: Family skiing on a budget

Tuesday, 14 December 2010 12:00 AM

In our live webTV show, editor of Ski and Snowboard Magazine, Chris Gill, and Sarah Munro from Post Office Travel provide the low-down on the best value ski resorts.

Show date: Friday 17th December
Show time: 11:00

The snow is falling and ski season has officially started. Whether you are a seasoned skier or have never strapped on a pair of skis in your life, taking the family skiing makes for an active and enjoyable holiday.

There is nothing better than slipping over perfect white snow, past beautiful mountains and enjoying a roaring fire and hot chocolate at the end of an exhilarating day.

You can also get unrivalled views from the ski lift and learn new techniques with like-minded people. And even if you are a seasoned skier you can always try your hand at snowboarding.

But before you don your salopettes and rush for the airport there are a few things you need to be aware of. You need to make sure you have suitable travel insurance (just in case) and consider the cost of hiring equipment and extras such as lift passes and tuition.

The Post Office has released its annual Family Ski Resort Report to help you make sure your winter break doesn't blow the Christmas budget. The report suggests a range of resorts for you and your family to consider across a range of budgets.

In our live webTV show Chris Gill, Editor of Ski and Snowboard Magazine and author of the Where to Ski and Snowboard guide, and Sarah Munro from Post Office Travel Services, share their top tips for skiing on a budget. They're here to reveal the best resorts for families this year and help you make sure you don't get caught out with unexpected holiday costs this Christmas!

Chris Gill and Sarah Munro join us live online at on Friday December 17th 2010 at 11:00 to discuss family ski holidays.

Click here to submit questions before the show.

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