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[HOW TO] Hire Skis Without Breaking the Bank with Snowrental

We all know that travelling can be stressful and when it comes to holidays, it can pay to be organised. This is most evident with ski holidays, where there’s a certain checklist that you have to make sure you’re on top of. Accommodation, travel, lift passes, ski hire or ski carriage. It’s a good idea to be on top of this before you get to resort. Not only will this save you a certain amount of stress, it can also save you a lot of money.

Ski hire in particular can vary a lot in price, dependent on which company you hire with and whether you pre-book. Skiing isn’t the cheapest of holidays and no-one wants to be spending more than they need to on ski hire, so we’ve teamed up with ski hire company Snowrental to give our readers a discount of up to 65% off your ski hire.

Snowrental are ski rental specialists, who offer the best quality-price ratio in over 400 ski resorts. They stock the latest equipment selected by mountain professionals, with a pool of skis and snowboards that is renewed every year. However, even with this top quality equipment, Snowrental offer incredibly advantageous rates in selected stations, giving you fantastic value for money when it comes to hiring your ski equipment. This season, they are also offering an exclusive discount for InTheSnow readers – simply use the code ITS18 to make use of this additional saving.

We’ve put together our favourite areas of Snowrental’s operation below, where you can combine their great discounts with even greater skiing.

Les 2 Alpes

An absolute paradise for lovers of snow sliding sports, with an exceptional snowpark, buzzing international atmosphere and a skiable glacier (at 3,600m) meaning great skiing guaranteed. to shop rental from €12.30/day*

Les 2 Alpes Snow Report and Forecast 27 December 2017

Arc 2000

Les Arcs’ Arc 2000 is a freeride hotspot, with a great amount of varied terrain accessible to all skiing levels. More than 108 pistes and a range of off piste options mean that skiers of all abilities will enjoy this fantastic area. from €13.50/day*


Located in one of the Alps’ largest ski areas, Tignes is considered by many to be the best ski resort in the world. With 300 kms of ski runs suitable for all levels there is a lot of opportunity for skiers and snowboarders to explore the mountain. Tignes is also connected to the chic resort of Val d’Isere, which is a great place to visit. from €12.50/day*

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A Tyrolean town that dates from the 10th century, Ischgl combines the luxury of a classic resort with an abundance of youthful energy. With 238 kms of ski slopes and that famous Austrian après once you’ve skied to your heart’s content, you can’t go wrong in Ischgl. from €29.25/day*

Isola 2000

A lesser known resort located at 2000m of altitude and on the border with Italy, Isola 2000 offers fantastic snow under Mediterranean sun. 120 slopes provide more than enough entertainment throughout the day, from €16.20/day*

*The price might vary depending on selected dates and destinations