With sunnier pistes, longer days, crowded terraces and lazing in deckchairs, often with fresh flurries of powder, skiing doesn’t get much better than during spring! The incredible 2011/2012 winter still has plenty to offer with more snow in the forecast for the Alps in the lead up to Easter.

Check out our pick of the best deals in some of the top spring skiing destinations in Europe below:

  • Val Thorens – the ultimate high altitude resort, the lifts stay open until 5th May 2012.  With an incredible 130cm of snow on the lower slopes and over 2 metres higher up, there’s plenty of life left in the 2011/2012 season:

Altineige Apartments – save 20%, from £91 per person

Week commencing Saturday 21st April, 7 nights self-catering from only £91 per person. (Prices are for accommodation only for, based on 4 adults sharing a 1 bedroom apartment for up to 5).

  • Val d’Isère – with terrain ranging from 1850-3450m, a current snow depth of 90-190cm and over 20cm in the forecast, Val d’Isère is the perfect choice for a last minute spring holiday:

Residence Alpina Lodge - prices from £226 per person

7 nights commencing Saturday 14th April, from £226 per person self-catering. (Prices are for accommodation only, based on 4 adults sharing a 1 bedroom apartment).

  • St Moritz – endless sunshine, beautiful scenery and an amazing journey to and from St Moritz, try the world famous Swiss resort with this amazing offer:
Nira Alpina Hotel – from £635 pp including lift pass 5 nights from £635 per person, including a FREE lift pass.     (Prices are for accommodation only. Offer is valid for arrivals from 16th March - 30th April 2012, based on 2 sharing a Corvatsch Room (B&B), with a 4 day Corvatsch lift pass.
  • Belle Plagne – sitting at 2050m altitude, Belle Plagne has had a superb winter so far with a snow depth of over 2 metres.  We have some great self-catering deals at the Montagnettes apartments:
Montagnettes Apartments – Save up to 30% Week commencing 14th April, stay from only £153 per person self catering. (Prices are for accommodation only, based on 6 adults sharing an Apartment 6).

  • Avoriaz – 15% off lift passes and a kids ski for free offer (for 6 days or more), and just a short hop from Geneva, Avoriaz is a great choice for a late season break:
Residence Douchka - Great prices for short breaks 3 nights from 13th April from £86.50 per person. (Prices are for accommodation only based on 4 adults sharing a Studio 4, self-catering).
  • Courchevel – traditional village charm combines with high altitude skiing, great scenery and a world class lift system.  A snow-depth of 174cm means plenty of great skiing is still there for the taking:
Hotel Le Portetta, Courchevel 1650 – Free Nights All stays until 14th April, from £499 per person Half Board for 4 nights. (Prices are for accommodation only, based on 2 sharing a Double Valley Room (HB) for 4 nights from 10th April. Offer is valid for arrivals until 14th April).

For details on these and other deals,  get in touch by calling our reservations team on 0131 243 8097, or fill in an online quotation form.