flaine-gettingthere

Student Ski & Snowboard Deals

If you're a student, aged 18-25 and would rather spend your trip to the Alps on the mountain riding powder than on an enforced week long drinking session, where you do more apres ski than actual ski, then we've got the perfect package for you. 

The student ski or snowboard packages cost £​461 and include:

  • 7 nights multishare accommodation
  • 6.5 days full board (eat as much as you like)
  • 6.5 days lift pass
  • 12 hours instruction
  • All equipment needed for the activity 

Sounds good? Click here to view availability now!

 

Instruction 

The UCPA package includes 12 hours of ski or snowboard coaching. Whether you are an absolute beginner or a freeride hero the UCPA has a level suitable for you. The more experienced riders can take advantage of the instructor's local knowledge and go in search of the best conditions most epic lines. 

Accommodation

The UCPA winter accommodation is no-frills, like very nice hostels. Rest assured all the accommodation is very clean, warm, with plenty of hot water and even boot heaters so you can avoid cold soggy boots in the morning. Depending on the resort you will most likely be sharing with 3 or 4 others. If you bookl with friends UCPA will try and room you together. Solo travellers will always be roomed in sigle sex rooms.

Meals 

As with all UCPA packages breakfast, lunch and dinner is included. Meals are buffet style so there are loads of options and as much as you can eat! Meals are served in large dining halls so dinner time is always a very sociable time.

Lift Pass and Kit 

Everything at the UCPA is on site, including the ski and snowboard equipment room. When you check in your will receive a ticket so you can collect your equipment and lift pass. The equipment room is usually located in the basement of the centre and operated by really friendly and qualified staff. Every year 50% of the kit is replaced so it's always relatively new and well maintained.  It really couldn't get more convenient! 

Great Value

The UCPA were set up originally to get young people into the outdoors and make the top resorts and quality coaching more accessible to the not so wealthy. Whether you are travelling with mates or travelling alone we are sure you will have a brilliant trip.

If you don't have a clue what to do or where to go? Try our

Resort Guide

Resort Guide Chamonix Argentiere Flaine Val Thorens La Plagne Les Arcs Tignes Val D'isere Deux Alpes Serre Chevalier

UCPA AGE POLICY

UCPA was originally set up to provide affordable adventure holiday packages for people aged 18 to ​45.

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

Read more >>

Testimonials

  • Action Outdoors set up a personal group page and as a group leader, I did’t have to worry about taking everyone’s payments. Each group member is responsible to pay their own way through the group page directly to Action Outdoors. Win!
    Asim A
  • The food is great and there is tons of it from breakfast, lunch, snack time (after your day on the slopes) and dinner in the evening. My favourite meal this year was on the Thursday evening when it was...
    Peter E
  • Alongside the excellent equipment, lessons, food and accommodation, the thing that brings me back year on year is the atmosphere, as made by the people who go to UCPA.
    Elliot B
  • One click and you’ve booked everything. No searching around for lessons, ski-hire etc. And the best thing is you can keep adding people to your group.
    Anna R
  • Describing the UCPA is difficult. Not because there is a lack of adjectives to adequately convey the amount of fun you’ll have while you are there, the friendliness of the instructors, the quality of the food...
    Mark D
  • The UCPA has its own bar which is slightly cheaper than anywhere else in the resort. It has a pool table, comfy seats and a good atmosphere. 
    Ron H
  • There isn’t a part of UCPA that I don’t enjoy, it’s some of the best holidays I’ve had and going to have.
    Peter E
  • The food provided was up to a very good standard for all meals with a soup starter available every dinner followed by two or three hot meal choices, a salad bar and a variety of tasty deserts and fruit.
    Richard J