Skiing or Snowboarding on a Budget? The World’s Best Ski Resort Values

Ski resort BarrieOf course we’re biased, but we think we’re the Barrie area’s best value when it comes to affordable ski resorts. But we digress…

If you’re looking to go abroad this year, you may be wondering where the best bang for your buck on the globe is.

Chris Gill and Dave Watts, editors of “Where to Ski and Snowboard” recently released a very helpful list of the most affordable places to go, roughly based on 6 days of food, beer, lifts, rentals, and lessons.

Their best values include:

France
Les Carroz (1120m)

Lift pass £190
Ski hire £100
Lesson £65
Food and drink £135
Total £490

France
Les Deux-Alpes (1650m)

Lift pass £190
Ski hire £105
Lesson £75
Food and drink £135
Total £505

France
Serre Chevalier (1200m-1500m)

Lift pass £190
Ski hire £100
Ski lesson £80
Food and drink £130
Total £500

Austria
Ellmau (800m)

Lift pass £190
Ski hire £65
Lesson £110
Food and drink £110
Total £475

Austria
Mayrhofen (630m)

Lift pass £190
Ski hire £85
Lesson £75
Food and drink £115
Total £465

Austria
Saalbach Hinterglemm (1000m)

Lift pass £200
Ski hire £110
Lesson £90
Food and drink £110
Total £510

Austria
Schladming (745m)

Lift pass £200
Ski hire £80
Lesson £100
Food and drink £115
Total £495

Italy
Cervinia (2050m)

Lift pass £180 (Cervinia only)
Ski hire £110
Lesson £85
Food and drink £120
Total £495

Switzerland
Livigno (1815m)

Lift pass £190
Ski hire £80
Lesson £85
Food and drink £115
Total £470

Switzerland
Monterosa Ski (1600m)

Lift pass £180
Ski hire £95
Lesson £65
Food and drink £100
Total £440

If you have any questions about the upcoming ski and snowboard season in the Barrie area, please contact us any time.

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