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Top Tips for Booking a Ski Holiday to the USA & Canada

Skiing powder in Game Creek Bowl

Deciding whether to book a North American skiing holiday this winter or next? Here are some tips on when and where to book for both the USA and Canada.

When deciding on a skiing holiday to North America, this usually means a special trip or a longer trip, compared to somewhere closer to home, where even weekend skiing is possible. Here are some tips to consider when thinking about booking a skiing holiday to the USA or Canada:

New flight options to Canada from the UK with Air Transat


There is good news for British skiers and snowboarders heading to North America next winter. 

Air Transat has recently confirmed that they will be adding a second flight each week during the winter season from London Gatwick to Vancouver. 

Air Transat

 

Where should I stay for a ski holiday in Fernie?

Fernie lodging

With a legendary amount of snow every winter (8-12m depending on your sources), great scenery and some serious steep terrain, the reputation of Fernie has gone sky-high in recent years.  

The Coda team know all of our resorts intimately and can advise on whatever your particular requirements are.  Here’s our round-up of the best options.

Why do so many people choose Fernie?

Snowcat Skiing In Canada and the USA: Five of the Best

 

Coda Travel are specialists in arranging ski holidays to North America.  We are often asked which are the best resorts for Snowcat Skiing (also known as Cat Skiing!).

Here’s our list of the best five resorts for Cat Skiing in Canada and the USA:

Guide to Heli-skiing British Columbia

 Whistler Heli Skiing British Columbia

 

British Columbia in Canada offer some of the best backcountry skiing and boarding in the world, with endless open bowls leading to well spaced tree runs in deep and light snow. Many heliski operators offer multiday trips however with prices averaging around $900 a day, cat skiing (using snow cats to transport uphill) at a third of the price can be a more attractive proposition.

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