Fodor's describes Switzerland as "a skiing, snowboarding, and hiking paradise", adding that in this area (Valais), "you've got the best of the country packed into 2,000 square miles". For £689 per person, this ski-inclusive deal to one of the country's most popular ski resorts leaves you needing very little spending money -- and saves you £500 on the usual price.
In full, the deal includes:
Depart from London Gatwick on 4, 11 January, 2014. Depart on 18 January for an extra £10 per person. Alternatively, depart on 22 March for an extra £110; or 15 March for an extra £170.
Half board includes a hot and cold buffet breakfast and a 3-course meal on each evening, with a choice of main course.
This deal includes free use of ski lockers at the lift (worth £30 per couple) and free equipment delivery (worth £20). Child's prices start from £499.
Hotel Olympic is in the centre of Crans-Montana, a 2-minute walk from the nearest gondola to the ski area. The hotel was fully renovated in a modern alpine style in 2011. It has a restaurant, a bar and a free regular shuttle service taking guests around the area. All guest rooms have a cable TV and free Wi-Fi access.
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