How does Austria measure up against the competition for those on a budget?
14 May 2012
Austria is becoming an ever more popular choice among UK holidaymakers. It offers something for family members of all ages, and there are a host of interesting and exciting countries to visit where you can indulge your passion.
What better way to spend time with your family, enjoying healthy outdoors fun, experiencing beautiful scenery, improving your fitness and hopefully working on your skiing technique.
Europe boasts a host of beautiful ski resorts that offer cater for skiers of all levels of experience. If your family is experienced hands at the skiing game you will be looking for a challenging resort offering difficult runs to raise your adrenaline levels. If you are only just embarking on a love affair with skiing then you need to find a resort that offers the best in training schools and a range of easily tackled yet invigorating slopes. The truly hard-core will of course be looking for fresh powder and a healthy dose of off piste action. All of this is available in abundance in Austria's great skiing resorts. Austria has gained a reputation for varied and invigorating skiing, coupled with a world-class standard of service and hospitality to ensure that your holiday will provide truly memorable experiences. So, how does Austria measure up against the competition for those on a budget?
This resort is a great choice offering challenging terrain for those of poor experiences across the whole of the Ski Amade region. As the result is only an hour away from Salzburg it's relatively easy to visit from the UK even for a short trip. With budget accommodation readily available and cheap and hearty food for the taking a short break to sample the local powder is a very real possibility.
This is a budget resource for the young at heart boasting an impressive range of après ski nightlife and a variety of interesting runs. If the classic Austrian ski-ski scene appeals to you then it's a great choice and holidays can be snapped up for bargain prices for those willing to do a bit of research. Cheap ski packages abound on the Internet for the canny purchaser, and if you are a flexible traveller there are some truly great bargains to be snapped up.
By stepping off the beaten path and investigating some of the smaller Austrian resorts you can make big savings. Finkenberg is one such destination of boasting a variety of runs, from those suitable for beginners, to the hairiest of off piste action. In a similar style to other Austrian resorts, après ski forms a large part of the perfect getaway giving you the chance to take in some great skiing and meet and socialise with your fellow enthusiasts in the evening.
Hopefully this article has peaked your interest in Austria as a skiing destination. It certainly has plenty to offer and can compete with the best. If you choose your resort carefully and organise your own transport and accommodation a budget holiday is easily achieved.