On the hoof: Santa and his reindeer in Lapland

Plus, fly to Fernie and an Alpine bargain

Italian new year

Ease yourself into the new year with a ski break. Mark Warner is offering a week at Chalet Hotel Cristallo, in the Italian resort of Courmayeur, departing 4 January, for £569pp, based on two sharing. Included are Monarch flights from Gatwick to Geneva, transfers, a twin room with daily breakfast and afternoon tea, plus six three-course dinners with wine (markwarner.co.uk).

Fy to Fernie

If you are looking for a late-season trip to Canada, Crystal Ski Holidays has a week in Fernie for £820pp, departing on 25 March. The deal, which is based on two sharing, includes room-only accommodation at the Griz Inn, Air Canada flights from Heathrow to Calgary, and transfers. Crystal is also giving a discount on lift passes for Fernie (crystalski.co.uk).

Alpine bargain

Wasteland Ski is offering cheap prices for skiers on a budget. For £185pp, you can get a week's self-catering accommodation at Le Sefcotel, in Tignes, in the French Alps. The price includes a six-day lift pass and is valid for departures on 3 January, 17 January or 24 January. Flights not included, but Wasteland can arrange transfers from Geneva or Grenoble from £76pp return (wastelandski.com).

Lap it up

Celebrate Christmas on the slopes in Finnish Lapland. Inghams is offering a week's stay in a festive, self-catering Log Cabin in Yllas for £499pp. Fly from Manchester to Kittila Airport with Jet2 on 21 December and enjoy cross-country and downhill skiing in Lapland's second largest ski resort (inghams.co.uk).