Jet2 Ski Holidays
Introduction To Ski Holidays With Jet2
Although Jet2 offers direct flights to top ski destinations like the French and Swiss Alps, Jet2holidays does not sell ski holidays as a package. However, Jet2 ski holidays can be packaged up using Jet2 flights, and chalet or ski hotel accomodation with other tour operators like Inghams, Mark Warner and Sunweb in 2023 & 2024.
Popular Ski Destinations That Jet2 Flies To
Ski Destinations With Jet2
Although it doesn't have its own ski programme, Jet2 flies to 8 ski airports providing access to a number of different ski resorts in France, Andorra, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. You can even book for next winter.
If you're hoping to head to the French Alps, you can fly into Grenoble and Chambery in southern France, or also into Geneva which is the closest airport to ski resorts like Chamonix. Be sure to add on your airport transfers in advance to avoid disappointment. Great ski areas to check out are Three Valleys (Les Trois Vallees), Alpe d'Huez and Tignes / Val d'Isere.
For the Swiss Alps, Jet2 flies to Geneva from 8 airports including Manchester, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh and London Stansted. Although you can cross the border into France, from Geneva you can also head to popular destinations like Interlaken, Grindelwald and Andermatt.
If it's an ski holiday in Austria, you can land in either Innsbruck or Salzburg with Jet2, giving you access to the best of the Austria Alps ski areas like Saint Anton am Arlberg, Zillertal and Arlberg.
Andorra / Pyrenees
For a cheap ski holiday with Jet2, head to Andorra, arguably one of the cheapest ski areas in mainland Europe. Fly into Barcelona before taking the 2+ hour transfer to the slopes of Grandvalira and Pal Arinsal.
Ski Carriage & Luggage Allowance
Snowboard & Ski Carriage
The flight only option with Jet2 ski holidays destinations only includes hand luggage. If you're taking your skis, snowboard or other equipment, this will cost extra. When booking through another ski tour operator like Sunweb or Inghams, your check-in luggage may be free, so check to see what is included as part of your ski package as this can vary from company to company.
If you're booking ski flights with Jet2, you automatically get 10kg of hand luggage free of charge, which is great for a weekend ski break when you're hiring your ski equipment locally. If you're adding on luggage or equipment carriage, you can book up to 22kg of luggage allowance per piece.
Types Of Ski Break
The classic skiing holiday is the perfect way to escape with family and friends, enjoy the incredible scenery on offer, as well as plenty of apres ski activities, from tobogganing and ice skating to enjoying BBQs and plenty of nightlife.
Some people prefer just the one board (instead of two skis). There's certainly an added thrill to this, and if you've never tried it before, it's well worth a go. Snowboard holidays with Jet2 flights are also possible through the usual suspects.
Snow festivals are such a magical experience for snow sports fans. Popular ski festivals include Snowbombing in Mayrhofen, Snowboxx in Avoriaz and Zermatt Unplugged in Switzerland. And don't forget European Gay Ski Week (EGSW) in March each year, which is Europe's biggest LGBT+ winter sports and music festival.
Weekend Ski Breaks
While you'll get more for your money, the longer your ski trip, ski weekends are perfectly doable. Head out on a Thursday or Friday, enjoy a couple of days on the powder and head back on Sunday or Monday, taking just a day or two off work.
Why Book A Ski Holiday With Jet2 Flights
10kg Free Hand Luggage
All Jet2 fares to ski destinations include 10kg of hand luggage for free, then all you need to do is add on any extra check-in luggage you need.
With direct flights to the ski slopes from 10 UK airports, you've got a great choice in where you depart from and where you head off to on your ski holiday.
Package Jet2 Flights With Accommodation
Ski specialists like Iglu Ski, Sunweb and Inghams can package up ski accommodation like chalets and lodges with Jet2 flights.
22kg Ski Carriage
If you're taking your skis or snowboard with you, you can add this onto your flight cost for an extra charge with 22kg of ski carriage permitted.
Frequently Asked Questions
No, Jet2 don't sell ski holidays, however, you can book Jet2 flights to ski gateways like Geneva, Innsbruck and Grenoble and package them up with chalets and accommodation.
You can take your skis or snowboard on a Jet2 flight for an additional cost.
No, Crystal Ski only packages up flights with TUI, easyJet and British Airways.
Jet2 is currently flying to 8 ski destinations including Salzburg, Innsbruck, Grenoble, Chambery, Lyon, Geneva, Turin and Barcelona.
Yes, Jet2 flies to ski destinations from Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle.
Ski Holiday Companies
Because skiing with Jet2holidays isn't available, you can either buy your Jet2 flights and accommodation separately, or you can book a ski package through a specialist tour operator like Inghams, Iglu Ski or Sunweb, safe in the knowledge that your ski holiday is ATOL protected and in some cases ABTA protected too. Other things to think about is ski equipment hire (or boards for snowboarders), and airport transfers which can also hike up the price.
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