Some of us may still be clinging to the last morsels of summer, but fans of winter holidays will already be planning their on-piste adventures and delighting in visions of snow-capped mountains and après ski tipples.
Mark Warner is offering early birds the chance to make significant savings on ski holidays by booking before October 15 2012.
The offer gives a discount of £75 off per adult and £50 off per child for all hotels in the French resorts of Val d’Isere, Tignes, Les Deux Alpes, La Plagne, Courchevel 1850 and Meribel.
If France isn’t really your thing, the same savings can also be made at Courmayeur in Italy and St Anton in Austria. Here are a few examples of the Mark Warner ski packages available.
Tignes – Hauts de Toviere
Departing London Gatwick on December 9 2012 with Monarch Airlines, holidaymakers can enjoy a seven-night half-board stay, including wine with dinner, at the popular French resort of Tignes.
The price of £393pp (a saving of £125pp) also includes afternoon tea, resort transfers, ski hosting and evening childcare.
Courmayeur – Chalet Hotel Cristallo
Departing from London Gatwick on January 13 2013 a seven-night, half-board stay in Courmayeur, Italy, will set you back £525 per person.
This prices, which includes a £125 saving per person, covers afternoon tea, resort transfers, ski hosting and evening childcare.
St Anton – Chalet Hotel Schweizerhof
Depart London Gatwick on January 6 or 13 with British Airways for a seven-night half-board stay, including wine with dinner at the family friendly resort of St Anton, Austria.
This package costs £589pp (saving £125pp) and also includes afternoon tea, resort transfers, ski hosting and evening childcare.
The above prices are based on bookings before October 15 2012 and include early booking discount and full payment discount.
The offer excludes the following departure dates: December 16, 23 and 30 2012; February 10 and 17; March 24 and 31; and April 7.