What does Brexit mean for your ski holiday?
Many skiers and snowboarders that are travelling in 2019 and 2020 are worried about what Brexit means for their ski holiday. The political process is still on-going and no one knows what will the final result will be, however there are new reassurances about flights and visas. There is nothing to suggest that ski holidays won’t be able to continue as normal and ski holidays are still on sale for 2019 and 2020.
With Iglu Ski you are financially protected
If you book a package holiday with Iglu Ski, you will have full financial protection. Iglu is financially secure and is a member of both ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents #J0332) and ATOL scheme (Air Travel Organisers Licence #2987). This means that your packaged ski holiday booked through us is financially protected whatever the outcome of Brexit and its impact on the ski and the wider holiday industry.
Will flights still operate?
ABTA has confirmed that flights will still run between the UK and the EU whether the decision is a deal or no-deal.
"UK citizens can be reassured that regardless of the Brexit outcome planes will still fly between the UK and the EU: if a deal is agreed then we will be in a transition period, meaning everything will stay the same until the end of December 2020 and flights will continue as normal. Even if we are in a no-deal scenario, the European Commission has said that UK airlines will still be able to operate flights between the UK and the EU."
Will my passport still be valid?
The UK Government has stated that both adults and children will need to have at least 6 months left on their passport in order to travel to most countries in Europe. If you need to renew your passport you can do this online or by going to the Post Office. You can find more details about how to renew your passport here.
Will I still be able to go on my holiday after 31st October 2019?
There is nothing to suggest that holiday won’t be able to continue as normal. The European Commission has confirmed that flights to and from the UK will operate. If you have booked a package, your holiday will still be protected under the Package Travel Regulations.
Save by pre-booking your extras and paying in £s
Currency exchange rates will be one of the biggest concerns for many post the Brexit vote. One way to avoid unfavourable exchange rates is to book an all-inclusive holiday where extras like lift pass, lessons and drinks are included in the one price, or pre-book ski extras on you catered chalet, hotel or apartment packages.
|Club Med All Inclusive Holidays||Flights, transfers, accommodation, all food, all drinks, lift pass, ski or snowboard lessons, kids club (from 4 years old)|
|Ski Inclusive Hotel Offers||Flights, transfers, accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, lift pass, ski or snowboard hire, kids club (in selected properties)|
|Catered Chalet Holidays||Flights, transfers, accommodation, breakfast, afternoon tea , dinner on 5 or 6 nights (depending on property). Lift pass, ski or snowboard hire, childcare and tuition can be pre-booked.|
|Ski All In Holidays||Flights, transfers, accommodation, breakfast, afternoon tea , dinner on 5 nights, lift pass, ski or snowboard hire.|