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Portes du Soleil pass The   full   Portes   du   Soleil   pass   offers   amazing   value   with   a   6   day   pass   costing   €260   for   adults,    €195   euros   for children   aged   5-15   (under-5s   go   free)   and   €234   euros   for   teenagers   aged   16-19/seniors   65+   in   2017-18.   It   gives   you access   to   all   13   resorts   (although   we   think   you'd   struggle   to   ski   them   all   in   a   week!),   providing   you   with   plenty   of variety   and   the   chance   to   escape   the   crowds,   even   at   peak   times.   We   would   recommend   this   pass   to   the   majority   of our guests, especially those of intermediate level and above. Portes du Soleil pass price-list 2017-18 (adult/child 5-15/youth 16-19 and seniors over 65) 1 day   - €52 / €39/ €47 2 days - €99 / €74 / €89 3 days - €141 / €106 €127 4 days - €182 / €137 / €164 5 days - €220 / €165/ €198 6 days - €260 / €195 / €234 7 days - €293 / €220 / €264 Avoriaz pass For   those   who   are   joining   us   for   a   shorter   break   and   who   are   less   advanced   skiers   or   wish   to   take   it   easy,   there   is also   the   option   of   the   Avoriaz   pass   which   can   be   bought   for   a   maximum   for   2   days   at   a   time   (€43   for   1   day   and   €80 for 2 days for adults). All   lift   passes   are   electronic   and   hands-free,   ensuring   that   even   our   youngest   guests   can   access   all   lifts   with   ease. Please note that you will be required to pay an additional chare of €2.50pp for the hands-free pass. For   a   hassle-free   holiday,   we   can   book   Portes   du   Soleil   and   Avoriaz   passes   in   advance   for   you   to   save   your   queuing on   your   first   morning   -   simply   select   them   on   your   booking   form   and   pay   either   beforehand   or   upon   your   arrival in resort.
To   make   your   holiday   as   hassle-free   as   possible,   we   recommend   using   Doorstep   Skis   who   offer   great   skis   and   a fantastic   service!   They   will   deliver   to   the   chalet   when   you   arrive   and   offer   our   clients   20-40%   discount   -   a   link   to book your skis through them will be sent when your booking has been confirmed.
There   are   a   large   number   of   excellent   French   and   English   owned   companies   in   the   area   offering   tuition   for   both skiers   and   boarders.   It   is   not   possible   to   outline   all   the   many   options   here   (particularly   all   the   targeted   workshops available)   so   please   check   out   the   websites   listed   below   or   contact   us   to   discuss   your   specific   requirements.   Please note   that   all   lessons   should   be   booked   with   a   meeting   point   of   Avoriaz   rather   than   Morzine   as   our   nearest   lift   takes you up to this resort. Here is a brief guide to some of the companies that offer lessons in locations easily accessible from our chalets: Group lessons Ski   and   snowboard   -    Ecole   de   Ski   Francais   (ESF)   Avoriaz   offer   group   ski   lessons   for   €149   (mornings   -   usually   09.15- 11.15)   and   €159   (afternoons   usually   14.00-16.45).   Half-day   snowboard   lessons   cost   €178.   Please   be   aware   that   group sizes with ESF would usually be around 10 people per instructor and lesson times will vary across the season! Ski   and   snowboard   -    Ecole   de   Gliss   (French   owned   and   run)   offer   small   group   (4-8   people)   ski   and   snowboard   lessons for €180 (mornings - usually 09.00-11.30). Ski   and   snowboard   -   Avoriaz   Alpine   Ski   School   (British   owned   and   run)   offer   small   group   ski   lessons   in   English   (max 5   people)   of   10   hours   over   4   days   (Mon-Thurs   09.15-11.45   )   for   €290   (please   note:   lessons   times   vary   during   peak weeks). S ki   only   -   Freedom   2   Ski   (British   owned   and   run)   can   provide   12   hours   of   group   tuition   over   3   days   (max   group   size 7 adults) for £240. Snowboard only - Mint Snowboard offer 8 hours of group tuition over 4 days for €195 (max group size of 6). Private lessons ESF Avoriaz offer 2 hour private ski/board lessons for 1-2 people for €91-101 (varies across the season). Ecole   de   Glisse   offer   2   hour   private   ski/board   lessons   from   €89   (€99   in   peak   season)   at   the   following   times:   09.00- 11.00, 11.00-13.00, 13.30-15.30, 15.30-17.30. Lemon Orange Ski - offer 2 hour private ski lessons for 1-2 people for €160. Avoriaz Alpine Ski School - offer 2 hour private ski/board lessons for 1 person €160 (plus €15 per extra person). Freedom 2 Ski - offer 2 hour private ski lessons for £130 (plus £15 per extra person). Mint   Snowboard   -   offer   2   hour   private   snowboarding   lessons   for   €150   (plus   €30   per   extra   person)   or   €210   for   1-3 people during peak season.
There   are   many   different   options   regarding   ski   lessons   for   kids   and   the   right   choice   for   you   depends   upon   the   age   of your   children,   their   previous   experience,   whether   you   wish   them   to   undertake   group   or   individual   lessons   and   the type   of   holiday   you   wish   to   have.   Please   contact   us   so   we   can   find   the   best   solution   for   you,   however   here   is   a   brief guide to some of the choices available: ESF   Avoriaz   offer   children’s   group   ski   lessons   for   €139   (mornings)   and   €155   (afternoons).   Children’s   half-day snowboard   lessons   cost   €178.   Please   be   aware   that   group   sizes   with   ESF   would   usually   be   around   10   people   per instructor and lesson times will vary across the season. Ecole de Glisse offer small group (4-8 children) ski and snowboard lessons for €180 (mornings - usually 09.00-11.30). Avoriaz   Alpine   Ski   School   (British   owned   and   run)   offer   small   group   ski   lessons   in   English   for   children   over   6   years old   (max   8   children   per   group)   of   12.5   hours   over   5   days   -   Mon-Fri   09.15-11.45   (or   14.15-16.45   for   older   more advanced skiers) - for €295. For children under 6 years old, Avoriaz Alpine recommend 2 hour private lessons priced at €160 for 1 person. Freedom   2   Ski   (British   owned   and   run)   offer   15   hours   of   group   tuition   (max   group   size   7   children)   for   £295   for children aged 5-18 years old. Mint   Snowboard   -   offer   a   8   hours   of   group   lessons   over   4   days   for   €195   for   children   over   7   during   peak   holiday times.
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