Ski Hostels: Budget Ski & Snowboard Packages

Great value all inclusive ski and snowboard holidays in hostel style accommodation. Top resorts, very low prices.

We are the British partners of UCPA, a French not for profit organisation offering incredibly low priced all inclusive ski and snowboard holidays in hostel style accommodation.  The UCPA has been operating for more than 50 years and plays an integral part in ‘how the French go skiing’. At Action Outdoors we give English speaking nationalities the opportunity to travel with the UCPA and take advantage of the cheap ski and snowboard deals.  

The all inclusive ski and snowboard holiday packages include accommodation, meals, lift pass, equipment hire and the option of instruction or guiding. With prices starting from just £500 for a week all inclusive, it’s almost impossible to find a cheaper deal.

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Hostel Accommodation 

The accommodation is described as hostel style, although in reality the majority of the UCPA centres are far nicer than your standard hostel and are more akin to basic hotels or modern activity centres. The hostels do vary between resorts, some have been newly renovated are very modern and comfortable and some are slightly older. All UCPA hostels are very clean, very warm and have a friendly and sociable atmosphere. They all have a bar and a kit room with boot warmers where you can store your gear overnight.

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Instruction & Guiding 

The UCPA have their own qualified instructors and specialist mountain guides which allows them to offer a huge range of instructed and guided courses. All UCPA holidays are based around a course, therefore you should select the correct course for you, at your preferred resort, on your preferred date. If you don’t want take advantage of any instruction or guiding you should pick one of the non instructed holidays. There is little price difference between the packages with or without instruction so we do recommend taking advantage of their expertise. Levels range from absolute beginner to specialist expert off piste courses, so there is a group suitable for everyone.

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UCPA Resorts 

The UCPA have ski hostels in a number of top resorts across the French Alps. You can view all resorts and read more information on each of the destinations including the ski areas, the amenities, the accommodation and travel here. If you don’t know where to start try our resort advisor. In takes into consideration your needs and preferences and offers you suggested resorts which best meet your needs.

View all UCPA resorts

Make a Booking Online 

Once you have decided on the date, resort and course you can book your holiday online. If you book more than 8 weeks in advance of travel you can secure your holiday with a £100 non refundable deposit. The remaining balance is then due 45 days before travel. If you are travelling with friends you can all book together yet select different courses and pay separately making it a very convenient option for large groups as well as solo travellers. 

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UCPA was originally set up to provide affordable adventure holiday packages for people aged 18 to ‚Äč45.

Today the UCPA has a wide variety of excellent value ski & snowboard packages for people of all ages.