Advice for the First Timer’s Trip Meribel

28th June 2017

When visiting a new holiday destination, it’s natural to want to find out as much information as possible, especially if it’s your first time. If you’re reading this, you are probably already considering a visit to the stunning surroundings of Meribel in the Three Valleys. Well luckily for you we know a thing or two about the secrets to Meribel and we can tell you everything you need to know. Read on to find the eight top tips for first timers in Meribel!

“But I don’t know how to ski!”

That’s fine! Not everyone is an Olympic skiing professional, but there are plenty of fantastic ski schools and skiing instructors to help you get to grips with the slopes. We have a list of great skiing coaches in the Three Valleys that teach thousands of people how to ski and snowboard every year. Whether you’ve done it before or this is your first time, Meribel is a great place to test your skills! Don’t be afraid to fall, remember practice makes perfect!

“What else is there to do besides skiing?”

If you’re not too keen on skiing, there are a whole host of other activities that you can get involved with in Meribel. From helicopter tours and hot-air balloons to husky sledging, ice skating, and paragliding, you’ll never run out of things to do! There really is something for everyone here in Meribel!

“Are there shops and restaurants nearby?”

No matter where you are in Meribel, there are many restaurants and cafes nearby to whet your appetite!  These range from fine dining restaurants to chilled out cafes. Whatever your taste buds are telling you, we’ve got it covered! When you stay in one of our luxury Meribel chalets then you’ll also be treated to meals from experienced chefs who know exactly what you need after a long day of activities. For shopaholics, do not worry, shopping stores range from general skiing equipment to luxury clothing. Take the time to shop ‘till you drop!

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“Is Meribel child friendly?”

Meribel is suitable for everyone and any age. There are childcare services available in Meribel and registered nurses to help you during your holiday, all you need to do is tell them how many children you have and specific requirements. Healthy and nutritious foods are also available in Meribel, as well as activity coaches to ensure that your kids have an unforgettable time when they visit.

“Do I need to hire a car?”

Hiring a car from the airport is beneficial but if you prefer to use other travel alternatives, that is fine also! We offer a private airport transfer before and after your stay, so just leave everything to us and you’ll be able to travel in comfort. There’s also a complimentary in-resort transportation service in Meribel and Courchevel, giving you the freedom to enjoy the entire area.

“What clothes do I need to wear?”

Of course, this all depends on the season that you visit Meribel. If you’re visiting Meribel during winter, make sure you bring pack warm clothes with youand some other essentials. If you’re coming during summer/spring season it is fine to wear lighter clothes, and comfortable items for walking in.Make sure you check the weather forecast just before you travel to double check what the weather is going to be like.

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“How do I book skiing/snowboarding lessons?”

You can book a skiing/snowboarding instructor online through email or phone. You can book a private lesson and learn to ski in your own time! Classes are open to anyone from any age including adults and children. Make sure you book before you travel!

“Which chalet should I choose?”

You can have a look at the availability of our luxury Meribel’s chalets and make up your own mind. We have something to cater for everyone and you’re guaranteed the highest quality service at all times.

There you go! Eight tips for first timers in Meribel. Now make sure you book your luxury trip and start counting down the days until you arrive in paradise.

Alpine Infusion


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