Read what our clients say about us

  • We all appreciate that we are inside one of those perfect moments, heightened by the expectation of another afternoon riding the perfect, untracked powder that our instructor...
    Matt J
  • There is always a range of ages, nationalities, mixtures of solo travellers, couples, groups etc. We have booked as a group of 6, a group of 36 (no joke) and even just me and my boyfriend – it works for all.
    Anna R
  • The food offers great variety, choice (several options each night), quantity (as much as you want) and quality is decent (7/10). Cheese and yoghurts coming out of your ears, packed lunch option, afternoon...
    Anna R
  • Lunch and dinner were epic. Buffet style with delicious and varied options each day and night. Not cheap foods either - Full roast chickens, ribs, roast beef, etc. Unreal!
    Ron H
  • The food is PHENOMENAL at UCPA – brilliant for those with eyes bigger than their belly. 
    Asim A
  • UCPA is a unique and brilliant experience, I would not describe it as a hotel but also not hostel it is somewhere in-between. Its a place where meeting people and making friends...
    Peter E
  • No matter how hard you try, when you book everything separately (especially with the Euro and price of food at the moment), you will never beat UCPA.
    Anna R

About UCPA and Action Outdoors All Inclusive Activity Holidays

Action Outdoors is the UK Partner of UCPA, a French not for profit organisation offering affordable all inclusive activity holidays to top French resorts.  Having discovered “how the French go skiing” Action Outdoors was formed to introduce the British to the UCPA concept; prestigious resorts, excellent instruction, comfortable accommodation, abundance of food, great quality equipment and a sociable and fun atmosphere at a fraction of the cost of comparative ski holidays.  With the average price just £640 for a week long all inclusive ski package, including lift pass and equipment hire, they are undoubtedly amongst the cheapest ski and snowboard holidays on the market. UCPA also offer summer activity holidays too ranging from mountain biking, mountaineering, sailing and surfing. Whether you are an absolute beginner or an expert searching for the best Europe has to offer, there is a course and resort perfect for you.

5 reasons to book your all inclusive ski or snowboard holiday with Action Outdoors

  1. All Inclusive Ski HolidaysAll our ski and snowboard holidays are all inclusive so the price we quote includes accommodation, lift pass, ski hire, 3 meals per day and instruction or guiding. Not only do you make huge savings but you know how much your entire holiday is going to cost from the start so there are no nasty surprises.

  2. Top Ski & Snowboard ResortsWe offer ski and snowboard holidays in the most prestigious and popular resorts in the French Alps – like Val d'Isere, Tinges, Val Thorens, La Plagne and Chamonix to mention only a few. So even if you don’t have the budget of a rock star, you don’t have to compromise.  With UCPA you can experience what the world’s best resorts have to offer and what makes them the playground for the pros.

  3. Ski & Snowboard CoursesWe offer ski and snowboard courses for all levels from absolute beginners to expert ski and snowboard mountaineers searching for wilderness and adrenaline. Confident skiers and boarders often don’t invest in guiding/instruction due to the cost however with a UCPA package it’s included. With a range of levels, flexibility and specialist courses available there is a course to suit everyone. 

  4. Ski and Snowboard Solo HolidaysThe UCPA centres are perfect for people travelling alone.  Multi share rooms, on site bars and entertainment, large dining rooms and group instruction means it’s really sociable and very easy to meet people.  If you’re nervous about travelling alone we have specially dedicated solo holidays.  With an Action Outdoors rep on site and a large group of people in the same boat it’s a breeze to meet a great crowd of people for the week.

  5. Like Minded TravellersUCPA ski and snowboard holidays are exclusively for people aged 18-39. Therefore you can be sure you’re going to be surrounded by young travellers, having fun, enjoying the mountains and making the most of their ski or snowboard holiday.  There will not be a child in sight!  We run exclusive weeks for families and over 40s so everyone can benefit from the great packages with like-minded travellers. 

Where To Go and What To Do - Our Winter Resort Finder

Action Outdoors offers all inclusive ski and snowboard holidays to 12 of Europe’s top resorts including Val Thorens, Europe’s highest resorts, Chamonix the mecca for backcountry, Val d’Isere the party capital of the Alps or beginner friendly La Plagne.  So whether you want easy green runs or epic off piste, quiet evenings or to party until dawn we have the perfect resort for you.  Our Resort adviser will help find you the perfect resort.  Once you have an idea of your preferred destinations it’s time to decide on your course.  Beginners have it easy, the full time ski or snowboard instruction option is the one for you.  Accompanied by an instructor morning and afternoon means you will build confidence and progress very quickly.  So when you have some free ski time you’ll be out there cruising with the rest.  More experienced skiers and snowboarders can select the intensity of instruction, from chilled out guided sessions exploring the resort to full time intensive instruction pushing your riding to a whole new level.  Advanced and Expert skiers and snowboarders can spend their week off piste, in the high mountain, ski touring, split boarding and getting air in the park.  There really is a course to suit everyone. 

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