With the ski season fast approaching, many travellers will be starting to plan their ski and snowboarding trips for the 2020-21 season.
Whilst there are still restrictions on many of Europe’s ski resorts, the snow must go on for keen skiers and when the conditions are right, skiing north of the border can be a truly magical experience.
As more travellers are turning to helicopter travel for the privacy, flexibility, hygiene, and personal space, Apollo Air Services can provide a safe and efficient way to get a ski fix in Scotland this winter, whilst the rest of Europe’s ski resorts are currently restricted.
The helicopters can comfortably take 4 people with ample space for for ski gear, boots, skis, helmets (and Jägermeister).
Below is a rundown of some of Scotland’s best winter ski resorts, all of which are easily accessible by helicopter and how to reach them with leading UK VIP helicopter charter company Apollo Air Services.
GLENCOE MOUNTAIN RESORT
Situated in the area of outstanding natural beauty on Rannoch Moor, Glencoe boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland.
Sledging in the winter is also available, and with a natural bowl at the mid mountain, the resort is perfect for all levelsof ability.Due to its unique and exhilarating terrain, skiing in Glencoe is still a firm favourite for skiers and snowboarders, and with the longest and steepest slope in Scotland, it’s no wonder why.
Offering outstanding views over the Spey Valley, Cairngorm Mountain is ideal for a family getaways and ski staycations.
Located in the heat of Cairngorm National Park, the ski area is home to over 30km of pisted runs, and boasts phenomenal panoramic views from over 3,500ft. With over 35 different runs, there is something for everyone escaping to the Scottish mountains this ski season.
GLENSHEE SKI RESORT
Glenshee takes its name from the Gaelic ‘Glen of the Fairies’ and offers one of the most amazing skiing experiences in Scotland.
Known as the largest resort in the UK, it covers an area of more than 2,000 across four mountains and three valleys, leaving plenty of room for the staycation-goers this winter.
Apollo can be flexible to collect passengers from any location suitable. Cost is dependent on the flying time however lead in rates from London to the ski resorts of Scotland start from £5500+vat.
Recently, Apollo Air Services became the first helicopter company in the UK to install ground-breaking air purification, proven to deactivate 99.4% of airborne virus including COVID-19, meaning passengers and crew en route to Scotland can feel safe in the knowledge that the purified air they breathe, and surfaces that they touch during the helicopter flight, are safe.