Tignes Ski Hire Overview

Located in the world-renowned L’Espace Killy ski area and recognised as having some of the best snow conditions in the French Alps, there really is no argument against Tignes recognition as one of the top ski resorts across Europe. With more than half of Tignes pistes located above 2,100 metres, it is one of Europe’s most visited high altitude skiing destinations. The Grande Motte Glacier which is located with the ski peaks at 3,450 metres; which allows skiing all year round. Together with Val d’Isere, both resorts have up to 300 kilometres of snow sure pistes between them accessed by a network of up to 90 lifts across the area. Should the odd occasion arise where there is a lack of snow covering? The L’Espace Killy ski area has one of the worlds best snowmaking facilities to provide cover for 100% of all its pistes.

Tignes is a popular ski resort for all types of visitors including families, young student groups and snow sports enthusiasts altogether. It has pistes to suit and cater to all skill abilities and every ski level from beginner to advanced, feel welcome at Tignes. Before hitting the slopes, it’s important to be aware of the ski equipment that best suits your level. Some ski equipment is manufactured to suit certain ski levels and will match the experience of the user. The equipment will range from basic and up to premium equipment. The quality of the equipment is the same all across the board, however, the main difference is down the diversification of the skis or snowboards to match the advanced skiers.

How much does it cost to hire ski equipment in Tignes?

We always make sure that all our prices are competitive and offer the best possible value for money. The price for hiring all ski equipment is clearly shown on the Ski Extras page once you have selected the Ski Hire option. The prices of the ski equipment vary based on the level of the equipment hired and the length of stay at the resort. Some of the adult equipment are categorised based on the level of the equipment and the ski ability level of the skier. This is because skis and snowboards, in particular, are manufactured differently with some being made to be more advanced to deal with challenging terrains and being able to handle turns and twists of the skier. As such, skis and snowboards have been categorised into three different groups, namely: Evolution, Performance and Excellence, with each group representing the different ability levels, beginner, intermediate and advanced. The cost to hire each of the products goes a little further based on the category chosen. The remaining categories are a ski pack (which include ski’s, boots, ski poles), ski and poles only, boots only and helmets. Each of these is set at a standard price.

How to book ski & snowboard equipment in Tignes?

If you were unable to secure your ski equipment via Erna Low, as part of your holiday booking, you may be unable to hire your ski equipment through us on arrival at Tignes. You can certainly browse through some of the local ski shops at the resort to see what ski hire Tignes le lachire has to offer. We would, however, strongly recommend that you hire your ski equipment from us as part of your overall booking. This will go a long way to save you time and money when you visit. If you do prefer to go through the hassle, you can wait until you arrive at the resort and then look around for what ski hire Tignes Val Claret has to offer.

Can I book my ski equipment online, before my arrival at Tignes?

Sure. You can secure your ski equipment online before you arrive at Tignes. It is a very easy and straightforward process that can be completed whilst you make your overall ski holiday booking with us. When you get to the Ski Extras page, just after the Ski Transfer page, you can view and add all the ski equipment you wish to hire to your basket. Proceed with the order after that. It is really that simple.

Can I hire ski equipment for young children in Tignes?

All ski shops in Tignes have ski equipment for children available for hire. The age range of ski equipment available for hire at the shops should be from 3 to 17 years of age. Whilst you can walk into any ski shop at Tignes and arrange ski equipment hire for your children, we would always strongly recommend that you secure your children ski equipment from us as part of the overall booking process. You are able to save time, money and a lot of hassle by securing the hire directly with us online so that all you have to do on arrival, is pick up your ski equipment and the kids are all set to go.

Where do I pick up my ski equipment in Tignes?

Your pre-booked ski equipment will be ready for collection and should be picked up at the named ski shop on the voucher that is provided to you after your holiday has been booked. The voucher contains a QR code which when scanned at the ski shop till has all the details of the equipment that was hired. If there are multiple outlets of the named ski shop on the voucher, you can visit any of the shops in Tignes and redeem the voucher and collect your ski equipment. It is a very easy process. Should you have any further enquiries, do not hesitate to contact us directly.