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Val d’Arly Ski Holiday Competition – Enter now!

Ski Holiday Competition

You can tell when the Skiing season is about to get under way again when the ski holiday competitions start to appear. Here is the latest ‘free to enter’ competition for a skiing holiday for two to Val d’Arly, one of the French Alps hidden gems, brought to you from The Daily Telegraph.

Here is the latest ‘free to enter’ competition for a skiing holiday for two to Val d’Arly, one of the French Alps hidden gems, brought to you from The Daily Telegraph.

Val d'Arly Ski Holiday Competition
Val d’Arly Ski Holiday Competition

More Than 50 MoneySavingExpert Travel Tips

More Than 50 MoneySavingExpert Travel Tips

MoneySavingExpert.com is always a great place to find a multitude of ways to save money if you plane to travel. If you’re planning a holiday or trip abroad, there are more than 50 tips to save money and get the best value.

More details can be found on the full website page here.

  • Pocket a super-cheap overseas spending card
  • Free app turns phone into international sat-nav for 187 countries
  • Use the right cheap flight-finding site

  • The codeshare trick: where two airlines sell the same flight
  • Beat price hikes with Easyjet’s Flexifares
  • Many airlines let you take child car seats and buggies for free
  • Ethnic travel agents may be cheaper
  • Is your EHIC still valid? Around 5.3m are due to expire this year
  • Free app translates 52 languages offline – download it before you go
  • Grab the best plane seats
  • For 2+ trips abroad each year, get annual travel insurance from £9

  • Don’t pay airport prices for travel accessories – try pound shops
  • Uncover secret bargains on 5* hotels
  • Liquids are banned through airport security – not food
  • Don’t trust the hotel star system
  • Flight delayed in last six years? £100s in compensation possible
  • Use TravelMoneyMax for the best rates
  • Wear your luggage!
  • Always turn your sun cream bottles around
  • Package holidays can undercut DIY bookings and you getprotection if things go wrong
  • Get ATOL protection by booking flights + hotel or car hire
  • Free flights – if you play your cards right
  • Dress kids in bright colours to stop you losing ’em at the airport
  • Turn off mobile 3G/4G and data roaming to avoid shock charges
  • Before booking, check entry requirements and ensure your destination is safe
  • Ensure your passport’s valid and in good condition
  • Planning a trip to the Big Apple? Bag cheap flights, hotels, shopping, Broadway tickets and more…
  • Pay the right way for extra protection
  • Beat budget airline check-in fees
  • Always book car hire BEFORE you go

  • Driving abroad? Check if your UK licence is valid
  • Book a cheap package just for the flight
  • Check if you can save by splitting your ticket
  • Don’t assume a pricier sun lotion is safer – you can get it from as little as £1
  • Beware car hire firms’ pricey excess insurance
  • Always book cheap airport parking

  • Posh villas and apartments can cost £1,000 less than posh hotels
  • Avoid the ‘perfect trip’ trap
  • Get local travel info for free before you go
  • Bag ‘free prints’ promos for cheap holiday snaps
  • Tell your mobile provider you’re going abroad
  • Don’t get stung by luggage fees on the way back
  • Off to the US? Beware unofficial ESTA sites
  • Hidden loophole gets up to 60% off posh hotels
  • Max Avios points for flights ‘n’ more
  • Make your own travel-size toiletries
  • Asked to pay in pounds or euros? Say euros
  • Try hostels for cheap accommodation
  • Driving in Europe? Check insurance, breakdown and road rules
  • Don’t waste cash on energy while you’re away
  • Compare travel meds prices to get ’em for less
  • Check big excursion ticket prices before you go
  • Use a free app to keep track of your travel plans
  • Get a FREE printable wallet-size travel guide
  • Nab cheap France day returns for under £25
  • Consider car hire alternatives
  • Add your travel tips on the forum


Win a Unique Swiss Adventure

Win a Unique Swiss Adventure

Secret Escapes are offering the chance to win a Unique Swiss Adventure where you will travel through the Switzerland with an experienced host to give you a fantastic understanding of the whole of the country.

Swiss Scenery

This is what they have to say about their competition:


Win the chance to view Switzerland from an insider’s perspective. With this unique adventure, you could travel with a local Swiss host for an unrivalled insight into the country’s captivating culture and daily life.

This exclusive experience will offer a true taste of Switzerland – taking you beyond fine chocolate and ski slopes. Your Swiss host will guide you through the country with their own personalised itinerary. From verdant pines to craggy peaks, Alpine spas to idyllic towns, well-known traditions to age-old folklore; there isn’t a more authentic way to discover this stunning country. Click below to find out how to enter.

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