• Coronavirus - How to choose a safe ski resort

    11 August 2020
    At this time of year, most of us who typically take a ski holiday will be reading through the various resort and operator web sites to plan their winter holiday.

    A holiday in the mountains could potentially be one of the safest places to go, however, Covid-19 presents another challenge and another series of questions. The purpose of this article is to discuss the key point and to suggest what might be the best resorts to go to.
  • Les Gets - Summer holidays with a member of Chalets1066 team

    19 July 2020
    Having worked for Chalets 1066 for almost 2 years, Morgane finally persuaded her parents and sisters to take a week’s summer holiday with her in Les Gets. This article was created to show what they did each day.
  • Hiking up Pointe de Ressachaux - Les Gets

    18 July 2020
    A good half day hike was spent, wonderful views over Morzine and also to Mont Blanc
  • Summer Holidays And Coronavirus - Les Gets - Ideal location

    22 May 2020
    Another blog written by Dave Lynch on why Les Gets is the ideal location for a summer holiday at this time with Coronavirus. At the time of publishing this, there is a 14 day quarantine period for those coming back to the UK, but we expect this will not be in place in time for July.
  • Les Gets - A day in the life in isolation in The Alps

    04 May 2020
    Dave's fascinating article on life in lockdown in the French Alps.
  • Why self-catered with services is better than catered holidays

    23 April 2020
    You have been going on fully catered ski holidays for years and want to save some money or you have been going on self-catered ski holidays and want a little more luxury without breaking the bank. This article explains how you can tailor your own holiday and have the fully catered ski holiday experience yet at a much lower cost.
  • Les Gets - End of the 19-20 ski season - Covid-19's impact

    16 April 2020
    The end to the 2019-20 ski season came as a shock to everyone. On 14th March we had some 240 clients arrive, all looking forward to a great holiday. On the Saturday evening President Macron announced the initial lockdown and then on the Monday evening at 8.30 he announced a hard lockdown and closure of the boarders. This article describes the challenges to our clients and what we did and then life in Les Gets under lockdown since then.
  • Everything you need to know about Childcare in Les Gets

    05 February 2020
    Les Gets is well known as one of the best family ski resorts in Europe, in this article we give you the reasons why the village is so great for the little ones!
  • Les Gets - Christmas 2019/2020 - Information & Updates

    19 December 2019
    Each and every year the Alpine village of Les Gets bursts with excitement as Father Christmas and his bunch of hardworking elves emerge from their workshop to greet the children.

    Learn more about all the new updates concerning Christmas in Les Gets this year.
  • Why choose Les Gets for the best ski schools ?

    21 October 2019
    This article explains the levels of qualification, under the British system, to qualify as a ski instructor. It then explains the minimum qualifications required in the main countries people go for ski holidays. It explains why France is the best country both to learn to ski and also to improve your skiing in and then why Les Gets is the best resort. To the end, it considers the different types of ski schools and advises how to chose a ski school.
  • Les Gets awarded the "Famille Plus" Certification again

    12 October 2019
    We all know that Les Gets is recognised as one of the best resorts in the world for a family ski resort. In France, there is a national certification called the ‘Famille Plus’ which requires ski resorts to meet 110 requirements and 6 commitments for family ski holidays. This is renewed year and of course Les Gets has been awarded this label again.
  • Les Perrières Area - A mini Les Gets in the village!

    03 October 2019
    There is a welcome addition to Les Gets ski resort. As the village expands, encompassing new chalets and apartments, a ‘mini’ Les Gets has emerged.