Congratulations, you are about to embark on your exciting adventure into the world of snowsports! Whether you wish to start skiing or snowboarding, Iglu Ski has put together all the information you need to get you started and on your way to your first holiday in the snow.
Not sure where to begin?
Iglu Ski’s team of ski experts are here to help and advise you on every aspect of your ski holiday, from choosing the best resort and accommodation for your group to adding on ski hire and lessons.
Browse our recommended ski resorts for beginners for ideas about the best chalets and resorts for first timers.
Planning your first ski or snowboard trip
For someone new to the ski-world, trying to book a ski holiday can look like a daunting task, but it doesn’t need to be! Our ski holidays include the flights from the UK, transfers from the destination airport to resort and accommodation as standard, and then everything else you need on top of the package holiday can be booked with us too including:
- Airport parking
- Airport hotels
- Travel insurance
- Private resort transfers (rather than the standard packaged transfers)
- Lift passes
- Ski, snowboard, boot and helmet hire
- Ski or snowboard lessons, both group and private
Our experienced expert ski staff can provide impartial and honest advice to help you book your first ski holiday. Find more in depth information in our planning your first ski trip guide.
Learning to ski or snowboard
Before your first trip to the mountains we would recommend going to a UK snow dome or dry slope for one or two lessons first so you can get confident with the basics and not feel too overwhelmed once in resort.
Getting a private instructor or group lesson booked before your holiday is always a great idea, particularly at peak times. During ski holidays it is not uncommon for ski and snowboard schools to be fully booked, so sorting this out beforehand can give you peace of mind. There is nothing worse than rushing around on the first morning of your ski holiday trying to book your lesson before 9am so you don’t miss out on your first day skiing.
One of the easiest ways we have found to find the best instructor for your needs and book easily online before your holiday is with Ongosa. Whatever resort you are going to and whatever your needs are – whether skiing, snowboarding, touring or guiding – they will find a selection of experienced and highly rated instructors for your to choose from. Find ski lessons with Ongosa here.