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Après Skiing Christmas Style

December 17, 2012

LONDON, December 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

– Apres ski options remain major attractions for winter holidaymakers

– Ski holidays expected to prove popular for Christmas 2012

– Neilson offer range of group ski holidays for festive travellers

A time of year which we all look forward to, the onset of Christmas requires a lot of
forethought and planning. However for those people dreaming of a white Christmas, the news
that heavy snowfall has already turned much of Europe into a winter wonderland, will be
festive music to the ears.

So whilst spending the season at home is often considered the traditional option,
taking group ski holidays [http://www.neilson.co.uk/ski/group-holidays ] and other winter
breaks has become more popular over recent years – with apres ski facilities remaining a
major attraction. Whether it is New Year fireworks displays against a mountainous backdrop
or cosy sleigh-rides with a loved one – a Christmas ski-holiday is a must for any family
to experience – at least once!

Why ski this Christmas?

For those wondering whether or not to take a skiing holiday
[http://www.neilson.co.uk/ski ] this Christmas, experts at Neilson, a leading provider of
activity holidays, offer plenty of reasons to say ‘yes’. From their extensive selection of
affordably priced holidays through to their detailed knowledge of what’s on offer at
leading resorts, they’re sure to know exactly how you can make the most of your festive

Escape the crowds

With presents to buy and meals to prepare, we can all be forgiven for wanting an
escape from the Christmas preparations now and again. With plenty of group ski deals
[http://www.neilson.co.uk/ski/group-holidays ] on offer, affording a trip is certainly
within the realms of possibility and you can avoid all the constant washing up and
shopping that comes with it in a fabulous chalet. You’re also likely to find far fewer
crowds on Europe’s best ski slopes than you are on your local high street over the festive

Escaping the crowds for Christmas and taking part in something you enjoy is a great
way to reward yourself for another year of hard work – making these holidays the ideal end
of year treat.

Celebrate in style

Of course, just because you’re going on a skiing holiday doesn’t mean you have to
spend all your time on the slopes. With plenty of luxury ski holidays
[http://www.neilson.co.uk/ski/chalets ] to choose from, your winter getaway can be just as
much about relaxing in the hot-tub as it is about sport.

Nowadays, a number of popular resorts are just as famous for their apres ski
activities as they are for their on-slope action; demonstrating just how much you could
stand to gain from these holidays. Resorts which are commonly praised for their fantastic
bars and party atmospheres include Ischgl and St Anton in Austria as well as the Italian

Here you’ll find a great selection of clubs and bars catering to all musical tastes
and preferences. With fine dining and varied cuisine also on the menu, your Christmas
dinner doesn’t have to be ruined either – giving you all the benefits of a fantastic meal
without the hassle of washing up afterwards.

Already a hundred resorts have opened across the Alps, so there has never been a
better time to bad that bargain. Visit the Neilson website to find out how you can enjoy
all this Christmas and New Year luxury while saving up to GBP200 per person when you book
your ski or board holiday over this festive season*

*Terms and conditions apply

SOURCE Neilson Holidays

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