Les Menuires Ski Hire
Les Menuires Ski Equipment Hire Overview
Les Menuires is part of the Three Valleys ski area and is located just below Val Thorens. One of the best and most sought after ski areas in France, the Three Valleys offers some of the best ski holiday experiences anywhere in Europe. More importantly though, it has access to one of the largest ski areas in the world with up to 600 kilometres of pistes which range between altitudes of 1,300 to 3,230 metres. With a ski terrain that large and expansive, you can find just about any ski terrain and difficulty to suit your ability level.
Skis and snowboards are not all manufactured in the exact same manner. With the varying ski terrain on the mountain slopes, there are products that are manufactured to handle the different surfaces as well as match the skier’s prowess and ability; this will be elaborated in more detail below. When hiring your ski equipment at Les Menuires, it is always advisable to make sure you are hiring the equipment to suit your ski ability level and the terrain that you will most likely spend the most time on. Les Menuires has a large beginner area with a lot of nursery slopes close to the village with the more challenging terrain higher up on the slopes. If you are visiting with your family or as part of a large travelling group, plan out the different routes and slopes where you all plan on skiing and ensure everyone’s skis and snowboards are hired in accordance.
Information about prices, processes and how to pick up your purchase is detailed further below. For any additional information, do not hesitate to reach out.
How much does it cost to hire ski equipment in Les Menuires?
Our ski hire prices are competitively set to ensure that our customers receive the best possible offers for the best quality products. Our ski hire partners at Les Menuires are some of the industries most renowned retailers, offering the very best value for money. You can view the Les Menuires ski hire prices on the ski extras page, which comes up immediately after the ski transfers page on the website during the booking process. All the prices are displayed next to the equipment categories on the page. Our ski equipment partners categorise the equipment and the prices based on the performance and ability level of the products. In retail, ski equipment is generally categorised into 3 groups varying of performance levels; Evolution, Performance and Excellence. This is because ski equipment ( ski’s, poles and snowboards in particular) are manufactured to handle different ski terrain and suit the ability of the skier. For example, products labelled as Excellence are better suited to advanced level skiers and are manufactured to handle challenging terrain including hard ice and difficult turns, while Evolution labelled products are better suited to beginners who are more accustomed to the nursery slopes and easy greens and blues. As such, the prices of the products are determined by the level of products. For any additional information, quotes and specific costs, do not hesitate to contact us.
How to book ski & snowboard equipment in Les Menuires?
Les Menuires has a number of ski equipment rental shops at the resort. Upon arrival, you can hire your equipment from any of the shops, however, if you are making your ski holiday booking with Erna Low, we would recommend that you secure your ski equipment hire from us and include them in your customised holiday booking. It is the easiest and most convenient way to book your equipment for your holiday at Les Menuires. The booking process is elaborated in more detail below.
Can I book my ski equipment online, before my arrival at Les Menuires?
Yes, you can certainly book your ski equipment online prior to your arrival at Les Menuires. Although there are shops at the resort where you can walk in and hire your equipment, there is no extra cost of booking your equipment online with us. It is quicker, easier and saves precious time. Hiring your equipment online also puts you ahead of the queue especially during peak times when the resort is full. During your holiday booking, simply select the equipment you need at the ski extras page, add them to the cart and proceed with the booking. Your equipment will be added to the holiday package and from that point, will be secured, prepared and waiting for your arrival and pick up. No hassle, no stress, no queueing in the shops. Just turn up and collect your order. Simple.
Can I hire ski equipment for young children in Les Menuires?
Yes. Children’s ski equipment is available for hire at Les Menuires. You can hire equipment for children as young as 3 years old from most ski hire shops. You can also hire them directly from us as part of the ski booking process. The children’s ski categories are located just below the adult’s ski equipment on the same page under as part of the ski extras. The process is the same and there is no extra charge. Simply add the products to the cart and continue with the process. The age ranges of the products are also displayed to allow you to select the right equipment for your children. Feel free to contact us for more information on children’s equipment.
Where do I pick up my ski equipment in Les Menuires?
Once your holiday booking is complete, you will receive a voucher for the ski equipment. The voucher will contain a QR code with the details of your hired equipment. The voucher will also have the name of our ski equipment partner at Les Menuires. Upon arrival, all you need to do is visit the ski shop and present your voucher at the till. The QR will be scanned and your ski equipment will be handed over to you. The ski equipment retailer may have more than one branch at Les Menuires, but that’s ok, you can visit any branch and retrieve your equipment.