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Preparing your trip to Courchevel: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Courchevel 1. Ski season opens in November and lasts until the end of April. At a peak season it’s better to book a hotel in advance. It’s worth noting that during this period rates at some hotels may be higher.
2. The resort is ideal for family holidays. There are three kindergartens for children from one and a half years old, as well as special children's play clubs and ski schools. Almost everywhere favorable discounts for younger tourists are available.
3. Restaurants and shopping centers accept credit cards, so it’s not necessary to take large amounts of cash. In small shops or modest budget cafes payment with credit card probably won’t succeed. It’s recommended to exchange money only at banks; anyway, some hotels host private exchange offices.
4. Going to fashionable restaurants, you should definitely choose the right outfit. Visitors in a sports clothing or skimpy outfits mayn’t pass into. At the entrance to some of the restaurants special plates with menu and prices are set, so there is always a possibility to get acquainted with the pricing of the place.
5. In most gastronomic places the total amount of the bill includes tip, it is usually no more than 10% of the total order. If the tip isn’t included in the bill, it may be added by visitor; 5 - 10% would be sufficient. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Valuables should be stored in a room safe. Despite the fact that the resort is very quiet and calm, one shouldn’t forget the basic rules of caution. In public places it is necessary to monitor personal belongings closely and not to leave them unattended.
7. There is a special room for ski and other sports equipment in every hotel. Carrying sports equipment in the room is prohibited. Before you hand over skis and other items for storage, be sure to mark them with a bright ribbon or card with the name of an owner. This will help not to mix up similar equipment.
8. The most popular night spots are located on the territory of big hotels. Many of them are free; exciting entertainment programs are held almost every evening.
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What to visit being in Courchevel - unique sights

Face Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
Today, Val d'Isere is one of the most chic and expensive ski resorts in France and is aimed at the general public. In addition to the professional slopes you can also find several green ski slopes for beginners. The resort even fits the recreation with the young children. Those who visit Val d'Isere in search of nerve kitzel should choose the best ski slopes in the upper part of the resort. These steep and zigzag-shaped descents are found as to test their own courage and professionalism. … Read further

La Grave Resort

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
The entertainment infrastructure of the resort is not so well developed. In La Grave, there are no nightclubs or restaurants open until the late night. The local conditions for the sports entertainment are simply excellent. La Grave will please the mountaineers and even the divers who can enjoy the ice diving on Lake Besson. The health resort is also interesting from a historical point of view. Some of its alleyways have retained the unchanging appearance for several years. … Read further

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Travelling to Courchevel - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Courchevel. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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