Contattaci

Contattaci

+44 20 3764 9215 info@insijets.com

Luxury Ski

The best ski locations of winter 2019

December is almost here, with some well deserved time for holidays and – why not? – a mountainside break with people you care about the most.

The offer in terms of resorts and entertainment is wider and wider every year. For ski lovers, of course, is the snow that counts… but as a mainstream winter activity for the whole family, a winter seasonal trip involves also other topics, such as free time, food and leisure. The location is therefore an important choice, especially when expectations are high. It’s good to match everybody’s preferences, and get the best from this amazing but limited time.

We selected 6 best “luxury ski” resorts, which are also convenient for private jet customers. Let’s have a look at the distinctive traits of each of them.

megeve
MegéveCulture, history and good food

Megéve
This village in the Haute-Savoie, France, is one of the best choices for this winter holidays. Different from the most trendy ski locations and good to avoid the crowds, here you will find peaceful pistes, great dining options with many Michelin starred restaurants, and a lively cultural offer. From a stunning view of Mont Blanc while skiing to a quiet walk in the medieval town center, you will have a real chance to spend quality time here.
In this season’s calendar:
BMW Megève Winter Golf Cup 2020
from 30 January to 2 February 2020
megeve.com

saintmoritz
Saint MoritzFor glamour winter holidays

Saint Moritz
Host of two Winter Olympics and five Alpine World Ski Championships, but also famous for its social scene, the Swiss town of Saint Moritz is Europe’s first winter resort. Good for sport lovers, but with the benefit of an amazing après-ski life, très chic: there are many ways to entertain yourself here, even if you don’t ski.
In this season’s calendar:
St. Mortiz Polo World Cup
from 24 to 26 January
stmoritz.com

gstaad
GstaadWinter resort for VIPs

Gstaad
Glitz and glamorous, the Swiss village of Gstaad had been the choice of many VIPs, such as George Clooney, Valentino, Madonna, Paris Hilton and Margaret Thatcher. As first, it is a sport paradise in winter as well as in summer. Other than this, everything is exclusive here: boutiques, restaurants, entertainment… the highest quality is guaranteed. Gstaad is also famous for international boarding schools.
In this season’s calendar:
End of the Year Concert
8 and 29 December 2019
gstaad.ch

courchevel
CourchevelThe place for “serious skiers”

Courchevel
Part of Les 3 Vallées region in France, Courchevel is the world’s largest alpine ski area: 600 kilometers of interconnected ski runs accessed by over 160 lifts and 10 summits over 2,500 meters. The yearly average of four meters of natural snow are perfectly maintained and the off-piste skiing is exceptional. Among the black runs, one is considered among the most difficult in the world. High quality also for the après-ski scene, with seven Michelin-starred restaurants in the surrounding villages.
In this season’s calendar:
Women’s Alpine Ski World Cup 2019
17 December 2019
courchevel.com

verbier
VerbierOff-piste and contemporary art

Verbier
A wide backcountry terrain and challenging off-piste skiing make this Swiss resort one of the best in the world for very trained skiers. Verbier is part of the Four Valleys ski area alongside with Thyon, Veysonnaz, and Nendaz: more than 410 kilometers of ski runs and 93 lifts all included in a single lift pass, mostly suitable for intermediate-high and high levels. Here environment meets contemporary art, thanks to the 3-D Sculpture Park, a real museum without walls.
In this season’s calendar:
New Year’s Eve Spectacular at Le Mouton Noir
31 December 2019
verbier.ch

lech
LechHigh-end lodging, yet discreet

Lech
Many royalty, celebrities and Olympic ski champions choose Austria as their winter residence, especially the remote and exclusive village of Lech. Plus of this location are quiet and a wide range of terrains, making it suitable also for families. Thanks to a good offer both in high-end and budget-friendly accommodation, Lech is still a good option for many types of travellers. Best run is “The White Ring” in Lech Zürs as well as a spectacular new ski run, called the “Run of Fame”.
In this season’s calendar:
Arlberg Weinberg – from 3 to 7 December 2019
The White Ring – The Speed Race – 16 January 2020
lechzuers.com

Book few days in advance to grab the best deal and most cost-effective solution for your trip. Do not wait too long, as the most adequate aircraft for this short runway mountains ski resorts are not that many, you know!

Fill up the form, one of our account manager will be right back to you with few private jet options.

Book now!

Recent Posts

FLY IN EUROPE AND UK*

Passport
  • EU Pet Passport is released only for dogs, cats and ferrets.
  • Animals having a valid EU Pet Passport can travel freely around EU member states.
Microchip
  • Pets need to be microchipped by an authorized veterinarian.
  • A readable tattoo done on or before July 3rd, 2011 will be accepted as well.
Vaccinations
  • Your pet must be vaccinated against rabies.
  • Vaccinations must be administered by an authorized veterinarian at least 21 days before the date of your flight and not more than three months.**
  • Your pet must get regular booster vaccinations.
Tapeworm treatment
  • It is compulsory for dogs travelling to United Kingdom, Ireland, Finland or Malta.
  • The treatment can be given by an authorized veterinarian within a period of not more than 120 hours and not less than 24 hours before the scheduled arrival.
*Rules for traveling to EU countries from the UK might change, due to Brexit agreements; please contact us for more info.
**Keep in mind that a pet needs to be at least 12 weeks old before you can make a vaccination against rabies.

FLY FROM NON-MEMBER COUNTRIES TO EUROPE***

Passport
  • EU Pet Passport is released only for dogs, cats and ferrets.
  • Animals having a valid EU Pet Passport can travel freely around EU member states.
Microchip
  • Pets need to be microchipped by an authorized veterinarian.
  • A readable tattoo done on or before July 3rd, 2011 will be accepted as well.
Vaccinations
  • Your pet must be vaccinated against rabies.
  • Vaccinations must be administered by an authorized veterinarian at least 21 days before the date of your flight and not more than three months.**
  • Your pet must get regular booster vaccinations.
Tapeworm treatment
  • It is compulsory for dogs travelling to United Kingdom, Ireland, Finland or Malta.
  • The treatment can be given by an authorized veterinarian within a period of not more than 120 hours and not less than 24 hours before the scheduled arrival.
Blood sample
  • You will need the pet’s blood sample taken at least 30 days after the rabies vaccination.****
  • The sample must be sent by your veterinarian to an EU-approved blood testing laboratory and register a rabies antibody level of at least 0.5 IU/ml.
  • Your pet can travel to the EU three months after the date of a successful blood test.
Health certificate
  • You must get your pet's health certificate by an authorized veterinarian no more than 10 days before you travel to the EU.
  • Your pet’s health certificate will be valid for 10 days after the date of issue to entry into the EU and 4 months of onward travel within the EU.
*Rules for traveling to EU countries from the UK might change, due to Brexit agreements; please contact us for more info.
**Keep in mind that a pet needs to be at least 12 weeks old before you can make a vaccination against rabies.
***Flying to Switzerland? Please remember that the list of airports you can fly to with your pet depends on your departure country.
****If your pet’s rabies vaccinations are kept up-to-date with boosters, before the expiry of the previous vaccination, you will not be required an additional blood test next time you fly to the EU.

FLY TO THE UNITED STATES*

Microchip
  • Microchip is not required, but it is highly recommended (15 digit ISO 11784 compliant).

Health certificate
  • It is not required to enter into the USA.
  • This may differ for some state laws: so you'd better have a health certificate issued in English by a licensed veterinarian.
Vaccinations
  • Dogs coming from Rabies High Risk Countries must be vaccinated against rabies.
  • Dogs that have never been vaccinated against rabies, must be vaccinated at least 30 days prior to arrival.
  • Adult dogs older than 15 months that have previously received a rabies vaccination (given no earlier than at three months age) and that has expired, may be imported immediately after a booster vaccination without need to wait for 30 days.
Tapeworm treatment
  • Dogs traveling from countries where screwworm exist will need a certificate signed by an authorized veterinarian in the departure country; it has to be executed within five days prior to traveling to the USA.
Muzzle and cage
  • Depending on the specific port of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection may require certain breeds of dogs to be muzzled or locked in a protective carrier cage.
*Each state and U.S. territory has its own rules, which may differ from federal regulations. For example, Hawaii and Guam require quarantine.

FLY TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Microchip
  • You need to microchip your pet with a 15 digit ISO 11784 compliant microchip and register your contact details prior to your travels.
Vaccinations
  • You need a vaccination certificate, clearly displaying your pet’s rabies vaccination (including the vaccine’s manufacturer, batch number and expiration).
  • The rabies vaccination must be administered between 21 days and 12 months prior to arrival in the UAE - both primary vaccinations and boosters.
Other treatments
  • Cats and dogs need to be treated against internal and external parasites within 10 days of transportation.
  • Dogs must also be vaccinated against Distemper, Canine Hepatitis, Leptospirosis and Parvovirus.
  • Cats must also be vaccinated against Feline Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and Panleukopnia.
Documents
  • Since 21 days after your pet's last rabies vaccination, you have to apply for an Import Permit from the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment.
  • The application can be completed either in person or online, before your pet’s arrival in the UAE.
  • The Import Permit is valid 30 days from the date of issue, and the ministry will charge a fee per permit; no more than two pets can be listed on one permit.

FLY TO RUSSIA

Microchip
  • Cats, dogs and ferrets traveling to the Russian Federation must be microchipped with an ISO 11784/11785 compliant device.
  • The microchip number must be written on your pet’s documentation.
Vaccinations
  • Cats and dogs must be vaccinated against rabies, no sooner than 21 days and no later than 12 months prior the arrival in Russia.
  • A licensed veterinarian must fill out a Veterinary Certificate for Russia within five days from the travel, indicating that the animal is clinically healthy and vaccinated against rabies.
Other treatments
  • Dogs should be vaccinated against Distemper, Hepatitis, Viral Enteritis, Parvovirus, Adenovirus and Leptospiros.
  • Cats should also be vaccinated against Panleukemia and undergo tests for Dermatophytosis with samples processed at an approved laboratory.