Tsaretta bar and restaurant

Useful Contacts

Our brilliant Ski Blanc videos show you around Meribel and our great range of chalets.

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Overnight Accommodation & Self Catering

Chalet Verger
Looking for an extra night on route and an extra 1 or 2 days skiing. Chalet Verger is a stunning house near Albertville, run by a British couple who are happy to take bookings for one night. Ski all day Saturday, stay the night and leave on Sunday or Arrive there on Friday and be up in the resort by 9 am to ski all day. Book early for Friday night. Tel: +33 (0)4 79 37 9060
Contact Robin & Lorna Ogg: rologg@orange.fr
www.chaletverger.com

La Croix Jean Claude
A quaint central 2 star hotel offering comfortable hotel accommodation in Meribel Les Allues. If you need an extra night at either the beginning or end of your stay, this is worth considering.
Contact Gerard, the Hotel Manager: reservation@croixjeanclaude.com

www.croixjeanclaude.com

Self Catering Apartment - Meribel centre
If you are seeking a self catering property, we can highly recommend a very well placed ski apartment in Meribel centre. This newly renovated, bright and airy 3 bedroom apartment offers you easy access to the slopes and the convenience of shops, bars and restaurants within minutes of your stay.
http://skiapartmentmeribel.co.uk

Airport Guides & Parking

Essential Travel
Essential Travel specialises in Travel Insurance, Airport Parking and Airport Hotels. Airport parking at all major UK airports. Save £££’s by pre-booking airport parking online.
http://parking.essentialtravel.co.uk/airports/Heathrow/Heathrow_airport_car_parks.htm

Heathrow Airport Guide
An impartial and informative resource to help you travel to, from and around Heathrow Airport.
www.heathrow-airport-guide.co.uk

Gatwick Airport Guide
An impartial and informative resource to help you travel to, from and around Gatwick Airport.
www.gatwick-airport-guide.co.uk

Manchester Airport Guide
An impartial and informative resource to help you travel to, from and around Manchester airport.
www.manchester-airport-guide.co.uk

Resort Information

Meribel Unplugged
The website for Meribel skiing holidays written by season workers with 20 years in Meribel
www.meribel-unplugged.co.uk

Merinet
The Independent Meribel website with lots of useful information on all aspects of Meribel. Helpful and easy to get around, maps, ski schools, webcambs, shops, and lots more.

http://www.merinet.com/

Ski-Physio.com
A renowned British Physiotherapy clinic offering treatments in the comfort of your chalet. You can also visit their clinic in Meribel centre. Relaxing or sport massages available. All carried out by qualified and registered Physiotherapists. Contact Tel 0033 (0) 668 570098 infomassagecompany@yahoo.com
www.ski-physio.com

Pamper off Piste
Massage and Beauty treatments in the comfort of your chalet. Professional and qualified British therapists are on hand to help you get the most from your holiday, whether your after relaxation or treatment for your muscles to maximise time on the mountain.
Destination Pamper

Destination Pamper

Transfer Companies

Alpine Ski Transfers
Les Allues based - reliable and personal airport transfer service from Paul Farmer. Deluxe, modern 8 passenger seated minibus. Available for Geneva-Lyone-Chambery-Grenoble airports
www.alpineskitransfers.com

Mountain Express
An established Three Valleys based company offering excellent rates. The majority of their vehicles are 4x4 VW Caravelle minibuses with leather seats, passenger controlled air con & privacy glass.
www.mountainexpress.co.uk

Snowlinx Airport Transfers
Comfortable, affordable airport transfers to Meribel. Snowlinx offers all Ski Blanc customers a 5% discount on transfers booked
www.snowlinx.com

Alpine Cab
Door to door transfers from Geneva to Meribel. A full time fleet of superb 5 - 22 seater alpine transfer vehicles.
www.alpinecab.com

A Ski Bus
Transfers to Meribel, Courcheval and the Three Valleys. Also offer private “away” days for those of you who want to try out skiing at another local resort.
www.askibus.co.uk

3 Valley Airport transfer Services
A fleet of minibuses available providing a professional service from Geneva-Lyon-Grenoble or Chambery Airport to Meribel.
www.3vt.co.uk

Bensbus.co.uk
Low Cost Ski Transfers from Geneva Airport to Meribel. Ben’s bus runs shared transfers every Saturday for only £65pp return. Places are limited so it is advised to book early. Ben’s Bus also run from Grenoble Airport to Moutiers every weekend for £75 pp return. From Moutiers you can catch a local bus or taxi up to Meribel.
www.bensbus.co.uk/Meribel_ski_transfers

Transfer Intelligence
Transfer Intelligence have a fleet of taxis and minibuses and provide shared and private airport transfers to and from Meribel. Transfers from Geneva,Lyon,Grenoble,Chambery.
www.transfer-intelligence.com

White Rides
Transfers are very well priced. 10% discount if you book before 31 December 2011.
www.whiterides.co.uk

The Cool bus
An experienced transfer company offering airport transfers to Meribel from all the major airports.
www.thecoolbus.co.uk

Ski Packs

Ski Higher
“Ski Higher” our local ski hire shop, is conveniently located in the village centre, just a couple of minutes walk from all of our chalets. British run, well stocked and with a choice of equipment you can choose from. The competitive pricing will suit all budgets. There is also a branch in Meribel centre and 3 shops in the Courchevel valley.
www.skihigher.com

Ski Schools

Magic in Motion Ski & Snowboard School
A firm favorite with Ski Blanc guests and comes highly recommended. They have a superb reputation for offering a personalised approach in small friendly groups for adults and children. Private tuition also avaialble. Magic Snowsports Academy cater for the British market and have excellent English speaking intructors. It is our first choice Ski & Snowboard school so please book early.
www.magicfr.com

Parallel Lines Ski & Snowboard School
All of the Parallel Lines Team are British instructors holding the highest British and European qualifications. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, skier or snowboarder, adult or child, they have group lessons and clinics to suit. They also offer off-piste courses and heliskiing. A very personal ski school which comes highly recommended by our guests.
www.parallel-lines.com

Cab 9 Snowboarding school
A small team of highly-qualified British snowboard instructors, providing second-to-none coaching for all snowboarders from beginner to park addict.
www.cab9snowboarding.com/cab9

New Generation
New Generation is a British based ski school in Meribel. They offer small group lessons for adults (min 2 - max 8). Children’s lessons are available during school holidays. Throughout the season they also offer 2 day technical clinics and private lessons. All lessons are in English. A very professional ski school with excellent feedback.
New Generation Ski & Snowboard school

Insurance

Essential Travel
Essential Travel specialises in Travel Insurance, Airport Parking and Airport Hotels. The Ski Travel Insurance offers customers more cover for the price and starts at only £17.99.

http://insurance.essentialtravel.co.uk/annual.asp

Childcare

Snow Angels
Snow Angel Nannies is a reliable and professional mobile childcare service in the French Alps
www.snowangelnannies.co.uk

Snowbugs Childcare
Snowbugs child care gives you absolute peace of mind, so you can enjoy your holiday in the snow, whilsts your little ones are looked after in the comfort of your accommodation
www.snowbugs.co.uk

Jelly & Ice Cream
Jelly and Ice Cream, experts in childcare, provide childcare in the form of private nannies and babysitting services day or evening, leaving you free to enjoy your skiing. Jelly and Ice Cream have the ability to provide care to virtually all age groups of children, as young as just six weeks up to pre-teens and older.
www.jellyandice-cream.com

t4 Nannies
The Telegraph says “British run t4 Nanny recommended - Flexible and Terrific” T4’s nannies are the loveliest in the Alps. We know because our families tell us so, and because we hand pick nannies who share our belief that undivided attention, fun and getting involved are the key ingredients.
www.t4nanny.com

MeriNannies
A quality nanny service in the Alps.
www.merinannies.com

Airport Hotels

Essential Travel
Essential Travel specialises in Travel Insurance, Airport Parking and Airport Hotels. Book an airport hotel with holiday parking for the duration of your trip.
http://airporthotels.essentialtravel.co.uk/

News

News
The latest news from Meribel and Les Allues

http://www.merinet.com/

Friends Holiday Homes

Domaine de Clement
Fantastic holidays for families, groups or couples at “Domaine de Clement” A beautiful collection of converted mill houses nestling in a private and peaceful wooded valley with its own trout stream and large swimming pool 6 gites available for rent, self catering or B&B 15 miles north of Carcassonne
www.gites500.com

Turkish Villa for Rent in Calis
We are happy to recommend these villa’s in Turkey as they are run by one of our clients. Cennet Villa is a superbly appointed three-bedroom, air-conditioned holiday villa in Calis Beach, near Fethiye, on the beautiful Turquoise Coast of South West Turkey. Cennet is set in a small, quiet and friendly complex with a large communal swimming pool and is only minutes from the sea. Cennet Villa is available for holiday rentals, 365 days of the year.
www.cennet-villa.com

Belsford Court Cottages
Heaven in Devon! An idyllic rural retreat for all the family, nestling in the rolling hills and valley of the South Hams, an area of outstanding natural beauty in one of the most beautiful areas of South Devon. Belsford Court provides six self contained holiday cottages within traditional Devon barns with indoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, games room, children’s play areas and 3.5acres of grounds with its own stream and meadow.
www.belsfordcourtcottages.co.uk

Webcams

Tougnette panoramic webcam
A new webcam at the top of the Tougnette on a wireless link to Meribel. This is Updated every 15 mins during daylight hours.

http://www.merinet.com/meribel/webcams.html

Bars & Restaurants

Tsaretta Bar and Restaurant

Freshly refurbished for this season, Tsaretta is a cosy little bar and restaurant, with friendly staff and a good village atmosphere. The bar offers a great menu, including pizzas which are also available to take away, and there is live music during the week. For something special there is an a la carte restaurant upstairs with a lovely setting. It is just a stone’s throw from all our Meribel ski chalets. Tsaretta also invites us for a welcome drink at the start of your stay and this is a great place to dine for your chalet night off.
Check out the website and menu... a' la carte and bar snacks.

www.tsaretta.com

Airlines, Trains & Overnight coach

Bmi Baby
Offer flights from Cardiff,Manchester and Teeside to GENEVA 2hours from Meribel
www.bmibaby.com

Easyjet
The well known budget airline offering lots of flights from the U.K to Geneva and Lyon airports. East Midlands, Liverpool, Luton and Gatwick to GENEVA. Stansted to LYON. Both airports are about 2 hours from Meribel.
www.easyjet.com

Eurostar
Eurostar operates a direct service from London or Ashford to Moutiers, 20 minutes from the resort, and this is one of the most popular and stress-free way of getting to the Alps. It also allows for 8 days skiing.
www.eurostar.com

Ski Meribel overnight sleeper coach
A very good value way of travelling direct to Meribel Les Allues. This Eco Friendly service allows for 8 days skiing, free carriage of skis and boots and also means you can avoid airport delays and lost luggage. Travel in comfort on the overnight sleeper coach with Ski Meribel
www.skimeribel.co.uk

Weather

Live weather from Meribel
See what the current weather is doing live from Meribel, updated every few seconds

http://www.merinet.com/meribel/weather.html

General

Beauty Works
Treat yourself to some pre-holiday pampering. Beautyworks offer a carefully selected range of treatments and complimentary products that offer you the very best in caring for your skin, mind and body. They also have a fantastic on-line shop - a chance to stock up on high quality suncream, massage oils for aching limbs & pampering products for your Meribel skiing holiday.
www.beautyworks.net

Ski Jobs
Ski Jobs - Then you want Snow Jobz A new careers site has been launched to provide all you winter bunnies the opportunity to work in resort throughout the globe. Come and join revolution - Ski Jobs then you want Snow Jobz
www.snowjobz.co.uk

Chalet Kitchen

'Chalet Kitchen offers high quality and affordable chalet catering, delivered to your door. If on your chalet night off you would prefer to dine in your chalet, then Chalet kitchen's food delivery service could be just what you're looking for.'
The Chalet Kitchen

What our customers say:

On behalf of everyone I would like thank all of you at Ski Blanc for a truly magnificent week in La Vielle Scierie - but in particular we would like to thank Mark and Sarah for a really exceptional week of fine dining - they made us all so welcome and could not have gone further in making our holiday such a roaring success with their friendly, accommodating attitude and exceptional food. Thank you so much - we have been spoilt out of all recognition!
R Burns 19 Feb 2013