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Winter sports holiday insurance: Your questions answered

Winter sports are less of a hobby, and more of a glorious obsession. The satisfying sound of clicking into your skis, the way the piste feels when it’s soft and crunchy underfoot. When else can you enjoy a lunchtime beer overlooking the mountains, and wallow in a steaming hot tub at the end of the d... Read more

The cheapest times to book your winter getaway

Booking a winter break can be a fraught affair; yes, it's a bit cheaper than jetting off in the summer, but everyone else has had the same idea. How frustrating. However, there are ways to bag a break for a bargain... Flight comparison site Skyscanner has been doing some research, and they've worke... Read more

Skiing for beginners: What to expect from your first winter sports holiday

Skiing and snowboarding are two adrenaline-fuelled sports which can be tremendous fun for everyone. Thousands of tourists head to mountain holiday resorts in the likes of France, Switzerland and Canada every year to enjoy a winter sports holiday.Even for beginners, it can represent of one of the hig... Read more

Schumacher's accident having little effect on winter sports fans

Despite the widespread reporting of Michael Schumacher’s recent accident and subsequent head injury, winter sports enthusiasts are still playing roulette with their lives. We surveyed 3,500 of our customers, and found that over a third (34%) of people would not wear a helmet while on the slopes. How... Read more

A third of Brits don’t have the right cover for their winter sports holiday

Hands up if you’re looking forward to hitting the slopes this winter? We’re as excited as you are about getting to grips with the pistes and enjoying some much-needed time away, but there’s one thing we don’t forget to check - our travel insurance policy. A new study by ABTA, working in partnership... Read more

The ultimate winter sports guide to Transition festival

What do I need to know? Even though this is an event born from Snowbombing’s success, Transition has developed its own individual vibe. From humble beginnings it’s done well, as it’s known for drawing in crowds of up to 3,000 people, who just want to enjoy a beer, ski all day, and dance until dawn. ... Read more

Chemmy Alcott interviews park and pipe star Rowan Cheshire

We couldn’t comment on whether Rowan Cheshire is the ‘hottest girl in winter sports’ (although our brand ambassador certainly thinks so!), but we can say that park and pipe star Rowan Cheshire is definitely going places. Rowan’s been training in Switzerland during the summer, and she’s getting read... Read more

Skiers vs Snowboarders: Who’s the best?

When it comes to friendly holiday rivalry, we’re always ready to umm and ahh over our choices with the rest of you. Say, for instance, the pool vs beach debate. Or debating whether families should have a separate area on planes. Or - and here’s one that’ll cause some waves - skiers vs snowboarders. ... Read more

Ski and Snowboarding Shows: Horizon in Bulgaria

If there's one event you should attend, it's Horizon. When is it? March 12 - 17, 2016. Where? Bansko Ski Resort, Bulgaria. How much are tickets? This is another great one for winter sports fans who are trying to stick to a budget - you can book accommodation and a festival ticket from just £175. If ... Read more

15 things you don’t know about Chemmy Alcott

You’ll probably know her best for her star turn at the 2014 Winter Olympics (and for being our brand ambassador, obviously), but just how well do you know Chemmy Alcott? We’ve found out some rather interesting facts about our favourite four-time Winter Olympian... “I got married in 2014 [to alpine s... Read more

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