faq

Frequently Asked Questions

Booking your holiday - Summer

  • Can I book with you even if I am not from the UK?

  • Why are your holidays so cheap?

  • Can I book a twin room?

  • Can I book directly with UCPA?

  • Can I pay in instalments?

  • I’m already good at the activity chosen – why should I take any lessons?

  • I am under 18 or over 45 can I book with the UCPA?

  • How do I get to the resort?

  • Can I get a discount?

  • How do I book?

  • I haven't received my confirmation email

Formal Questions -Summer

  • What type of insurance should I have?

  • What insurance do you offer?

  • What is your cancellation policy?

  • How do I make an amendment to my holiday?

  • What happens if I need to make a complaint?

  • I have not received my £100 security deposit back?

General Questions- Summer

  • What should I expect from my holiday?

  • I’m travelling on my own – will I meet other solo travellers?

  • Do I need to bring a deposit?

  • What are the room sharing arrangements?

  • Is all equipment provided? What should I pack?

  • I’ve got my own equipment – should I bring it?

  • Will all my friends be in the same group?

  • What happens if I have an issue when in resort?

  • Do you do consecutive week discounts like in winter?

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Testimonials

  • 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
  • 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 instructors always push you to go that extra mile – I even managed to go down the mountain backwards last time! – but are totally cool when you’ve had enough and that vin chaud is calling your name. 
    Amelia S
  • It’s not just a ski trip, it’s a chance to experience another way of life. I can drink coffee by the bowlful, which feels SO right, practise my rusty French as much I like and eat great food.
    Matt J
  • The lessons have always been top quality, fun and tailored to your level due to the vast number of groups. All instructors speak French and English fluently and give individual tips. Skiing with people of your...
    Anna R
  • I really liked the fact that everything was included in the package, from equipment hire, to all the meals during day; from skiing lessons to evening entertainments!
    Tong Tong
  • The food is to die for too! A good breakfast with the option of a packed or hot lunch is only the start – crepes are often available on return from a hard days skiing followed by a gourmet dinner...
    Elliot B
  • If you do it you really won’t regret it. I’ve been on 20 ski trips, and this was the best by far.
    Oliver P