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Ski pass
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Ski pass

Ski Pass and Discounts

Val d’Isère’s ski pass costs less than in any comparable resort. Even in incomparable Cairngorm you’d pay almost the same! As well as the normal pass covering the whole Val d’Isère/Tignes area, there is a Val d’Isère-only pass, but it gives 50% less skiing for a saving of only 5%.

Children under 5 ski free, as do adults aged 75 and over. All the little lifts at the foot of the Solaise and La Daille slopes are free to everyone. This is ideal for beginners, especially small children who can go up and down these lifts with their ski school or their parents, staying at the warmer resort-level.

BEGINNER PASS

The new nursery slopes at the top of the Solaise mean beginners are no longer confined to the nursery slopes at resort-level (where the beginner lifts are free). Beginners will, however, need a ski pass to access these higher nursery slopes. Evolution 2, ESF and Oxygène ski schools offer a special lower-price ski pass for €142.50 (€128.50 early season until 20 December 2017) for children and adults who book a week of beginner lessons with them (morning, afternoon or all day). This pass gives access to the upper nursery slopes on Solaise as well as ALL of Val d’Isere’s lifts, even when you’re not skiing with your instructor. YSE cannot offer this special ski pass directly, but any beginner booking a week of lessons can buy it via the ski school (please check with the ski school when booking).

PUBLIC PRICES WINTER 2017-18

6-day ski pass
MAIN SEASON 23 December 2017 to 1 May 2018
Adult (aged 14–64 inclusive)
€285 (approx. £242)
Child (aged 5–13 inclusive)€228 (approx. £194)
Senior (aged 65–74 inclusive)€228 (approx. £194)
13-day ski pass
MAIN SEASON 23 December 2017 to 1 May 2018
Adult (aged 14–64 inclusive)
€533 (approx. £453)
Child (aged 5–13 inclusive)€422.50 (approx. £359)
Senior (aged 65–74 inclusive)€422.50 (approx. £359)
3-day ski pass (for holidays on 3-7 January 2018)
Adult (aged 14–64 inclusive)
€148.50 (approx. £126)
Child (aged 5–13 inclusive)€120 (approx. £102)
Senior (aged 65–74 inclusive)€120 (approx. £102)
Pedestrian pass
1 return trip€13 (€10.50 for child/senior)
1 day€18 (€14.50 for child/senior)
6 days€52 (€42 for child/senior)

BUYING SKI PASSES

Ski passes described below under EARLY DECEMBER DISCOUNTS and SKI PASS OFFER must be pre-paid in the UK.

All other one-week ski passes are purchased on the transfer coach between Grenoble and Val d’Isère and delivered to your chalet later the same evening. Ski passes can be purchased this way by Visa, Mastercard, Euros cash or Sterling cash.

If you aren’t travelling to Val d’Isère on our flight and coach, please speak to your chalet staff on arrival, so arrangements can be made for buying and delivering your ski passes.

Please note that we are not able to buy two-week passes on your behalf. You must buy these from one of the STVI offices located on the Snow Square near the nursery slopes, at the bottom of the Olympique telecabine, at the bottom of the Funival at La Daille and inside the cable car building at Le Fornet. If you are going for two weeks and one or both weeks have a SKI PASS OFFER (see below), please call us to discuss costings. On certain weeks, it may be cheaper to take the six-day SKI PASS OFFER and then a six or seven-day pass. We’ll work it out for you.

Pedestrian passes can also be bought from the STVI offices as above.

We are also not able to buy the special Beginner Pass (see above) which must be bought from the ski school you’ve booked your week’s lessons with.

DISCOUNTS

FAMILY DISCOUNT

Bought on the YSE transfer bus (as described above).

Available to families of four or more, for six-day passes. Everyone must be related (spouse, child, grandchild). Maximum two family members past their 22nd birthday, minimum two under it. Those aged 18-21 must show a student card. Children under 5 don’t count because their pass is free anyway. All family members purchasing the family pass must do so at the same time and for the same number of days.

The deal is that everyone pays the child (5-13 yrs) price, which is 20% cheaper than the adult (14-64 yrs) price. For a family of four with two children under 14 the saving isn’t huge – just the adults paying the children’s price. For a family of six with teenagers and students, it’s pretty good.

EARLY DECEMBER DISCOUNT

Pre-paid to YSE in the UK. We will add the cost to your Confirmation and Invoice unless you tell us you do not require a ski pass.

6 and 13 December 2017: for everyone, regardless of age, a six-day ski pass costs a flat rate of £147 which includes Carré Neige (see below).

20 December 2017: for everyone, regardless of age, a six-day ski pass costs a flat rate of £165 which includes Carré Neige (see below).

SKI PASS OFFER DISCOUNT

Pre-paid to YSE in the UK. We will add the cost to your Confirmation and Invoice unless you tell us you do not require a ski pass.

SKI PASS OFFER is for these dates only:

14 January 2018 (six-day ski pass for 15-20 January)
4 February 2018 (six-day ski pass for 5-10 February)
18 March 2018 (six-day ski pass for 19-24 March)

For everyone, regardless of age, a six-day ski pass for the above weeks costs a flat rate of £199 which includes Carré Neige (see below).

Ski passes will be delivered to your chalet on the first morning of your holiday before you go skiing.

All the special offers described above are available only to those who have purchased YSE holidays!

CARRÉ NEIGE

We recommend that you take the Carré Neige insurance on top of your own travel insurance. All of the pre-paid ski passes described above include Carré Neige, and it will be available for purchase with all other ski passes on the transfer coaches. It costs around €3 per day.

The reason is that the Val d’Isère mountain rescue service has had continuing problems extracting payment from British insurance companies and now treats all British people as uninsured if they cannot show the approved French Carte Neige or Carré Neige cover. If you are injured and require being carried off the mountain, you or your ski companions may have to pay an on-the-spot charge. Less than 1% of skiers get injured nowadays, but those who do are very glad if they have taken Carré Neige.