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Val d'Isere Ski Lessons

Val d’Isère Ski School FAQs

Are lift passes included in the ski lessons at Val d’Isère?

No. The ski passes are not included in the ski lessons. Val d’Isere has two main ski passes that grant access to the Tignes-Val d’Isere ski area and the local Val d’Isere valley pass. Neither of Val d'Iseres ski passes are included in the ski lessons at the resort and must be purchased separately prior to arriving at the ski school. Some ski resorts have discounts on ski lifts which grant access to the beginner areas, however, so far, there are no discounts at Val d’Isere. Neighbouring ski resort Tignes has had beginner lifts at certain times over the years; feel free to inquire prior to your arrival. You can also purchase your Val d’Isere ski pass from us directly. For more information on purchasing your ski pass, check out our Val d’Isere ski pass page.

How can I book a ski lesson at Val d’Isère?

There are a number of ski schools and ski instructors at Val d’Isere with whom you can secure your ski lessons and these can be arranged in a number of ways. While some people wait until they arrive at the resort and approach the schools and book their ski lessons, you can simply book your ski lessons with us directly. It is perhaps the most simple way of booking your ski lessons. If you are booking your ski holiday with us, just simply add the ski lessons as part of your overall package and your space will be secured at our partner ski school at Val d’Isere. Whether you are booking your holiday with us online or speaking with a member of the team who is helping you with your ski holiday booking, simply request the ski lesson and it will be very easily included in your overall package.

What type of ski lessons should I book at Val d’Isère?

The ski schools at Val d’Isere deliver a wide selection of ski lessons which are divided according to the different ski ability levels. You can find ski lessons that stretch from beginner and new skier level up to confident intermediates who receive lessons for a more challenging skill set. The ski lessons are given either on a private, one-to-one coaching basis or a group format including up to 8 skiers. The private lessons do incur a higher fee however, the skier will benefit from personalised service and enjoy the undivided focus provided by the ski instructor. The advantage of this is that the student will most likely require fewer classes to be able to fully grasp the basics. The group learning format is usually cheaper and could also be more fun especially when there’s great chemistry within the group. The group format is favoured by parents as the kids might have a better time with their peers from whom they can gain support and confidence. Learning in groups is also great with adults, who can also use the opportunity not only to improve their skiing but to also make new friends. It is perfect for people who function easier as a group and gain encouragement and motivation from their peers.

Why should I book my Val d’Isère ski lessons with Erna Low?

With just over 90 years of experience in the ski holiday industry at Erna Low, we have been able to form strong and enduring relationships with some of the top ski schools and instructors across the Alps, including Val d’Isere. Our extensive knowledge and years spent in the industry have allowed us the privilege of identifying the best ski schools in the Alps and partnering with them to ensure that our customers are receiving lessons from the very best instructors available in Val d’Isere. An additional reason to book your ski school lessons with us is the sheer convenience of the process. It is a super easy, hassle-free process that takes less than 5 minutes. If requested, the lessons are simply included in your ski holiday package with a few clicks of a mouse.

Are the ski lessons in Val d’Isère in English?

Yes. All ski lessons are provided in English at Val d’Isere. The ski lessons are all administered in English to all our ski school partners across the Alps. We always ensure that all our partners have multilingual instructors who are fluent in English amongst other languages and are able to easily provide instructions in a clear and concise manner.

Is it possible to rent or hire ski equipment for children for their ski lessons at Val d’Isère?

Yes. It is possible to get ski equipment hired for children at Val d’Isere. Val d’Isere is a particularly popular ski resort with multiple ski rental shops where you can hire ski equipment for children from as young as 3 years old up to 18 years old. The good news is that you can also secure your children’s ski equipment rental from us directly as part of your holiday package. Just like the rest of the process, it is easy and completely hassle-free. It saves you the time, effort and potential inconvenience of going into the rental at Val d’Isere. You can find more information on our ch