We’ve yet to make it past Halloween, or even you-know-what just before New Year’s Eve, but many people are already thinking of sloping off on some ski holidays.

Now’s definitely the time to start making tracks towards the season’s snows, with pre- and post- Christmas ski holidays beginning to get snapped up like hot cakes.

Whether you’re looking to hop over to nearby France or delve deeper into the heart of Europe, Crystal Ski have a wide range of destinations and budgets that will suit any would-be skiier’s budget and interests.

And best of all, there are even savings of €100 available on some selected accomodations, giving you no excuse to hit the snow – but not literally, we hope! (See the contact details at the end.)

The following present a number of choices to suit a Christmas or New Year getaway..

Christmas:

• Depart December 21, stay in the four-star Hotel Tyroll, Soll, Austria on a half-board basis for seven nights, from €1,035PP.

• Depart December 21, stay in the three-star Hotel Neige Et Ciel, Les Menuires, France on a half-board basis for seven nights from €745PP.

• Depart December 21, stay in the three-star Hotel La Flaine, Flaine, France on a half-board basis for seven nights from €4,136 (for two adults and two children under 11 years).

• Depart December 22, stay in the two-star Manzano Apartments, Pas De La Casa, Andorra on a self-catering basis for seven nights from €365PP(four sharing).

New Year:

• Depart December 29, stay in the three-star Hotel Paradiso, Passo Tonale, Italy on a half-board basis for seven nights from €3,490 (for two adults and one child under 11 years).

• Depart December 29, stay in the two-star Cesa Rotic, Val Di Fassa, Italy on a B&B basis for seven nights from €899PP.

• Depart January 4, stay in the three-star, Hotel Modlinger, Soll, Austria on a B&B basis for seven nights from €749PP.

• Depart January 19, stay in the three-star Hotel Xalet Besoli, Arinsal, Andorra, on a half-board basis for seven nights from €535PP.

•Depart January 25, stay in the three-star Garni Edelweis, Mayrhofen, Austria on a B&B basis for seven nights from €665PP.

• Depart January 26, stay in the three-star Olimpiades, Pas De La Casa, Andorra on a self-catering basis for seven nights from €519PP.

All deals include flights from Dublin, 20kg luggage and transfer.

For full details on these and other offers, and for the full range of T&Cs, see www.crystalski.ie or telephone 01 653 3501.