Where can I ski right now?
We get that planning a holiday at the moment sounds tricky, but if you are ready to ski there are many places that are open to vaccinated travellers currently.
Andorra – Pas de la Casa
Andorra is accessible through Spain with no additional restrictions, which you can check here. If you’re fully vaccinated and travelling from the UK, you can enter Spain without needing to test or quarantine regardless of your reason for travel, you just need to fill in a health control form.
Nestled in the Pyrenees between France and Spain, Pas de la Casa is a less expensive resort than many French destinations and is known for consistently good snow and quiet slopes, but lively nightlife. Pas de la Casa is ideal for intermediate skiers and snowboarders,
The resort can be reached via Barcelona Airport, with a transfer time of 2.5 hours approximately.
Bulgaria – Borovets
Bulgarian ski resort Borovets is a compact, inexpensive ski resort with great English speaking ski schools. Its small size of around 58km of slopes and close proximity to Sofia airport makes it ideal for a weekend ski break. Although small, Borovets is home to three world cup runs and is known for its lively apres ski. Check out the latest Bulgaria travel advice here.
Norway – Hemsedal
Host to the highest lift-served pistes in Norway and Scandinavia, Hemsedal ski resort is set in a heavily wooded area with an easily accessible off-piste, appealing to hikers and adventurous types. Skiing is free for under 7’s and the resort has the largest children’s ski area in Norway. Lastly, apres ski is lively and varies from sophisticated piano bars to live music venues.
Hemsedal is reachable via Oslo Airport, and Norway is open to double-vaccinated travellers that must have an antigen test on arrival, read up to date guidelines here.
Canada – Lake Louise
Lake Louise was voted the best ski resort in Canada in 2017 and has maintained that reputation. Adored by skiers and hikers, Lake Louise has beautiful mountain scenery as well as over 11 square miles of ski terrain across four mountain faces. Consistently snow-sure and home to roaming wildlife such as elks, bighorn sheep and moose, Lake Louise is a magical location for skiing and exploring. The UK travel advice for Canada is here.
USA – Breckenridge
Breckenridge is a Colorado town at the base of the Rocky Mountains. While it is known for its historic mining town there is also a growing art scene and the bars, restaurants and shops are colourfully painted. Ski-in ski-out lodging is easily available and the ski terrain is varied. Breckenridge is a particular favourite for advanced skiers and there is a good proportion of challenging slopes for those wanting to push themselves. The latest travel advice is here.
If you’re ready to ski but worried about changing travel restrictions, get travel insurance that covers you for every eventuality, Moneysupermarket has a list of providers that they trust.
When you are ready to book your airport transfers, don’t delay and book with Ski Lifts now to secure these at the best price. If you need to change or cancel we are here to help and offer a covid guarantee to financially protect all our customers who are booking their holidays throughout this period.