Ski holidays for beginners

If you're new to the slopes don't worry, we've got you covered

When you're heading to the slopes for the first time you're bound to be a little nervous. We've got you covered every step of the way. Below you will find information on ski holidays for beginners - what to expect, what to pack with you, and a few extras you can book to make sure you have a stress-free ski holiday.

With all flights + transfers ski holidays to France you will receive free rental bronze ski kit.

What essentials should I pack?


Ski holidays for beginners can be a shock. It's cold; very cold. Make sure you pack the items in the list below:

  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof ski or snowboard socks
  • Heavy sweaters
  • Neck warmer
  • Sunglasses and goggles
  • Thermals

What extras should i pack?


And a few extra recommendations from the experienced skiers at Sunweb:


  • Small rucksack - carry water, snacks and layers you'll take off throughout the day
  • Sun-cream with high SPF; you can get sunburnt at -10°c
  • Cash - ATMs can be difficult to locate
  • a warm hat
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