You and your friends have decided to go on the ski holiday of a lifetime! The idea sounds amazing but the realisation of having to organise and book for a large group has suddenly kicked in. Where do you begin?
Don’t panic RocketSki are here to guide you all the way. We’ve put together a list of our top tips on how to book a group holiday – hassle-free!
1. Plan ahead
The further ahead you book, the more likely you’re able to get an early booking offer and drum up numbers to keep costs down. Remember the bigger the group, the better the deal we can offer you, including free places for Party Leaders!
2. Trust Us
RocketSki can help with all your administration, from taking payments to dishing out the boarding passes. Allow us to look after organisation and chasing details so you don’t have to stress.
3. Decide on dates
Set your holiday dates as early as you can. This way you’ll have a better idea of who can make it and what dates suit the majority best. Top tip: Create a WhatsApp group and add everybody who’s going on the trip to keep them updated.
4. Different needs and interests
Believe it or not, not everybody wants to spend the whole holiday skiing. Make sure to find out at the beginning what people are interested in doing, whether it be après, relaxing in a spa or heading out of the resort for the day. It’s also good to find out people’s dietary requirements and budgets for food and additional activities so you’re all on the same page.
5. Different abilities
Your group may be at different skiing/snowboarding abilities. Make sure to find out what slopes your group want to use, who wants lessons and whether you have to cost this in.
6. What size of resort
Once you’ve found out what people want to do it’s a good idea to start looking into the size of resort. If you have an extra-large group who want to take part in lots of après, Passo Tonale, Les Deux or Tignes are fantastic. For smaller groups and those wanting a quieter and more relaxed atmosphere try resorts such as Serre Chevalier in France or Folgarida in Italy.
7. Types of accommodation
Find out what everybody’s preferred type of accommodation is at the beginning, whether it be self-catering, hotel or chalet and then go with the majority.
8. Collecting payments
The most important part! Getting payments can be the most difficult aspect of a group ski trip. Make sure you let everyone know the date they have to pay by. At RocketSki, you can either get your group to give the money to you directly and you pay the full amount in one go, or each member from the group can ring up RocketSki to pay individually, saving you having to chase up on everyone.
Remember: Booking a group ski holiday doesn’t have to be difficult. For advice, information or to book your group ski holiday call our expert sales team on 01273 810 777 or email email@example.com. We are always happy to help!