bmi regional kick starts snow season with flights to winter sport gateways across Europe
Created: 8th Nov 2013
Ski and snowboard in Italy and Germany Over 300 resorts within reach of Bristol Airport One way fares from £79
As the Ski Club of Great Britain reports* that 95 per cent of people that skied last season intend to ski in 2013-2014, award-winning** bmi regional (www.bmiregional.com), is kick starting the snow sports season with great value flights to European gateway airports near 300 snow resorts from £79 per person one way.
bmi regional fares include in-flight menu and full bar service in addition to 20kg checked baggage, ideal travelling with warm – and bulky – winter clothing. For those flying with their own skis or snowboard, the airline charges £30 per flight per item (up to 20kg in weight).
Jet off to the ski gateway of Munich - just two hours from the Alps - from Bristol with bmi regional from £79 per person one way.
Renowned as one of the best ski villages in Europe, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and its smaller neighbour, Mittenwald, are just 120km from Munich airport and boast a vibrant Bavarian ambience.
Skiers and snowboarders alike love Oberstdorf for its high mountains and commanding views and the resort is easily reached by train or road from Munich.
For the Italian Alps and Dolomites, fly from Bristol to Milan with bmi regional from £79 per person one way.
For guaranteed snow from December until April, head to Dolomiti Superski, an area that boasts 1,200km of slopes ideal for both skiers and snowboarders.
At the heart of the Dolomites is Alta Badia, a ski resort within easy reach of Milan whilst Val Gardena offers a diversity of pistes across 175km of ski runs, and is ideal for beginners.
*Ski Club of Great Britain Consumer Research 2013 (21,000 respondents).
**bmi regional won Silver Airline of the Year at the annual European Regions Airlines Association (ERA) awards in Salzburg, Austria in October 2013.