Why Ski Flight Free?

Why Ski Flight Free?

Climate change represents an existential threat to human life on the planet. The evidence for this has been widely published, but you don’t have to take my word for it. This is what Britain’s most trusted man has to say on the subject: An existential threat to the ski industry...
How Resorts Can Make A Difference

How Resorts Can Make A Difference

Not every resort will be able to deliver a Ski Flight Free message to the UK. If you’re in the Dolomites or eastern Austria, let alone Bulgaria or Scandinavia, it’s not a realistic option. But for most other resorts, there’s plenty to gain by offering more flight free options. Complement...
How Ski Companies Can Make A Difference

How Ski Companies Can Make A Difference

If you are a ski company offering holidays in the Alps, you don’t have to stop offering flights, but you can still make a difference. Ask yourself… How can you help your customers reduce their emissions? What can you do to help customers avoid ‘flight shame’? Reduce emissions and win...
How Individuals Can Make A Difference

How Individuals Can Make A Difference

You don’t have to stop taking ski holidays, but if you decide to take one less flight this winter then you will have made a difference. Will flying less make a difference? There are a lot of ways of calculating CO2 per person. Most estimates suggest the CO2 per capita...
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New Sleeper Train to Austria

New Sleeper Train to Austria

Excellent news has reached us from Visit Tirol’s press agency about a new sleeper train to Austria. Skiers can slash their carbon footprint and get extra days on the slopes with a new route to the Austrian Tirol. Eurostar + Alpen Express Travelling from London St Pancras, you start with by taking the Eurostar to...
100% renewable energy for Les Sybelles

100% renewable energy for Les Sybelles

French ski resort Les Sybelles have confirmed that they will be using only 100% renewable electricity this season for operating its lifts and snow-making facilities. The certified renewable electricity will come from local hydroelectric generation, as well as solar and wind power sources. The power is provided as part of an agreement with EDF. The...
Why not stopover in Paris?

Why not stopover in Paris?

Although many skiers will want to get to the Alps as quickly as possible, you can of course add a cultural element to your travel by train by stopping in Paris on the way. The concept (courtesy of Snowcarbon) is simple: 1. Take a Eurostar to Paris 2. Stay overnight in Paris 3. Take a...
AliKats Flight Free Eco-Package for Skiers

AliKats Flight Free Eco-Package for Skiers

Morzine chalet company AliKats Mountain Holidays have recently announced several initiatives to reduce emissions and improve sustainability. Holidaymakers taking their Eco-Package can save 10% on the total cost of their catered chalet. AliKats has six catered chalets to choose from, including the luxurious Chalet Debussy and Chalet Bizet, plus The View, which was built exclusively for the...
Why I started Ski Flight Free

Why I started Ski Flight Free

Ski Flight Free was started by me, Iain Martin. I am a digital marketing consultant in the ski industry and the Ski Flight Free project is completely separate from my work and is not endorsed in any way by my clients. It’s just a personal response. Because recently a schoolgirl forced me to question what...