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"Did we miss the airplane? Certainly not!"
Just a brief note, Daniel, to say thanks for the help and assistance you gave me in planning our fantastic trip to La Plagne that we’ve just come... Read more
"Quicker and more fun than driving, WAY cheaper than flying"
Here’s what we did for half-term skiing in France for a family of four – kids 7 and 10. Faced with a choice of sitting in the car for... Read more
"Staying in a catered chalet was the best part of the trip"
We had an amazing week’s skiing in Tignes.There were 20 of us in a chalet. The food was really good, and the staff so friendly that they... Read more
"Swiss trains are great and skier friendly"
We travelled from Lancaster (NW England) to Engelberg in Switzerland. We have made this trip three times now over the past three years and have... Read more
"By train it was a more fun, sociable and lower carbon than flying"
I am writing this from my window seat of the SNCF 10.39 train from Cluses to Paris, the first leg of the return journey to London after a week of... Read more
"Copious snow, blue skies, non-existent lift queues (AT HALF TERM!!)"
Our holiday was phenomenal thank you - a big group triumph! The amazing snow conditions, the weather, the chalet - and I’m totally sold on... Read more
"We ended up sitting in First Class - so that was a good result!"
For our holiday to Les Deux Alps, we travelled by Eurostar to Paris and then TGV to Grenoble. The best deal I could find was on the Trainline... Read more
"Skiing through the village was like skiing through a film set"
I can't thank you enough for the most blissful of journeying. I can't quite believe we were able to take trains all the way to Les Arcs. We went... Read more
"A family-friendly resort with everything in easy walking distance"
Well, we've just got back from a fantastic week in Montgenevre! We were travelling by train to the Alps for the first time and I'll admit I... Read more
"A much more pleasurable experience than the plane, and more relaxed"
We first went to the Alps by direct Eurostar in 2008, when we had one daughter who was one year old. The resort we favour is La Rosiere (... Read more
"I'd have given all my Euros just to lie flat on the train floor!"
"The resort was an excellent choice, everyone was super friendly"
“The raucous buffet cart was entertaining as we drew close to the Alps”
“The daytime journey passed quickly as the countryside whizzed past”
“It’s so much more seamless, and the train pops you right into the Alps”
“We took a Eurostar to Paris and then a TGV to a station called Landry”
We took a Eurostar to Paris and then a TGV to a station called Landry, near the resort of Peisey-Vallandry. It’s great how you can get... Read more