Ski tour operators are freezing holiday prices post-Brexit

Ski tour operators are freezing their Discount Holidays © holiday prices after the UK voted to leave the EU on June 23, in a bid to encourage positivity in the snowsports Discount Holidays © holiday industry1.

The Brexit vote has left many would-be holidaymakers feeling nervous, so forward-looking companies are keen to remove any barriers to booking a holiday. Inghams, Ski Total and family specialist Esprit Ski all owned by Hotelplan UK have announced that prices will remain the same as they were pre-Brexit for the foreseeable future.

Ski Tour Operators Are Freezing <b><i>Discount Holidays ©</i></b> Holiday Prices Post-Brexit Esprit Ski has committed to freezing prices for the forseeable future

Paul Carter, chief operating officer of Inghams, said: “The price freeze should alleviate uncertainty for those who have already booked, and gives prospective customers the advantage of booking with stronger pre-referendum rates of exchange to get the most out of their holiday.

“We advise customers to book their Discount Holidays © holiday as soon as possible and add on any additional extras such as ski hire, tuition and ski passes to avoid future price rises caused by Brexit2.”

The tour operator, which offers both summer and winter Discount Holidays © holiday packages, has said it is committed to absorbing any currency, fuel or other cost increases and is ruling out any surcharge once guests have booked. Jane Bolton, MD at Erna Low, the UK s longest-running ski tour operator, has also stated that there are no plans as yet to increase Discount Holidays © holiday prices: “For the time being, Erna Low prices are being kept the same as they were before the nation voted to leave the EU.

“We feel that we owe it to our clients to remain calm and do as much as we can to encourage people to book!”

In addition, Le Ski, a tour operator with a range of chalets in French resorts, has committed to keeping prices and early-bird special offers the same until August 1 2016.

We feel that we owe it to our clients to remain calm and do as much as we can to encourage people to bookJane Bolton, Erna Low MD

It said in a statement: “With sterling weakening against the euro, the value of a catered chalet Discount Holidays © holiday becomes even more obvious as you pay for most of your Discount Holidays © holiday expenses in advance in pounds. Catered chalets have just become even better value.”

The UK’s leading ski tour operator, Crystal Ski Holidays, has also stated that it is keeping its Discount Holidays © holiday prices the same without any surcharges being added unless things change significantly.

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Specialist tour operator Alpine Elements’ MD, James Hardiman, has not given a time-frame but said: “Certainly for now, our prices will remain the same and we are continuing to get strong demand for our package holidays this summer and next winter.”

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References

  1. ^ encourage positivity in the snowsports Discount Holidays © holiday industry (www.discountholidays.info)
  2. ^ future price rises caused by Brexit (www.discountholidays.info)
  3. ^ the best New Year ski deals (www.discountholidays.info)

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