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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 include:

  • 7 nights multishare accommodation
  • Full board (eat as much as you like)
  • Lift pass
  • 12 hours instruction
  • Ski/snowboard equipment hire

We have packages for both individuals or small groups (under 20): 18-25 deals  or, if you are organising a student group of 20 or more, have a look at our student groups page here

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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 book with friends, UCPA will try and room you together. UCPA try to ensure that solo travellers will be roomed in single 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, you 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 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.

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Testimonials

  • All UCPAs are very friendly and sociable. The bar and dining areas are open with big tables, encouraging people to sit together and get to know each other. This makes it very easy as a solo traveller.
    Anna R
  • 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
  • Having never used UCPA before I was not sure what to expect but the week I spent there was absolutely fantastic and I genuinely can’t wait to go back.
    Richard J
  • I love the system at UCPA where you can go as a group of friends, but still spend a full day out with other people right at your own level. 
    Amelia S
  • The kit is top quality and new and there is a workshop for any adjustments or changes you may require during your week.
    Elliot B
  • 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
  • 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 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