Ski Hire in Les Deux Alpes
There are many different ski hire shops in Les Deux Alpes ranging from good value options with the likes of Ski Republic, Skimium, Sport 2000, Precision Ski and Intersport, through to smaller independent stores such as Ski Extreme.
It is unlikely if you are staying in a catered chalet that your staff will drive you to and from the ski hire store (it's just not that kind of resort) but there is always the resort free bus service which will get you around Les Deux Alpes easily enough. Failing that the main resort is strung out along the valley floor which means walking around the resort is relatively easy with no major inclines to tackle.
Ski or snowboard rental in Les Deux Alpes
For the best prices (up to 45% discount from the walk-in price) and a wide range of equipment please use our online ski hire booking service. For this we have teamed up with SKISET who have the largest network of ski hire outlets across the Alps. Select your accommodation from the drop down list (see map below) to show where you are staying in relation to their stores.
The online booking process is as easy as pie. There is no need to enter your shoe size, weight or height. Simply choose your 1st ski day (usually the day after you arrive in resort), the number of days you wish to hire for and what category of equipment you wish to book. On booking you will receive an email receipt for your booking with an attached voucher. Please print this voucher and present at any SKISET store in your resort.
For each quality category there are many different makes and models of skis and snowboards to choose from. The shop staff in resort will help you select the best equipment from the category you booked to match your ability, preferred ski terrain (piste, park or off-piste) and the prevailing ski/snowboarding conditions.
Your ski hire voucher can be used at the following SKISET stores (see map below):
- Hibernatus: Situated at the Venosc end of the resort - 116 Avenue de La Muzelle.
- Skiset Slide Planet: Situated in the centre of Les Deux Alpes opposite the tourist office.
- Brun Sports: Also in the centre, next to the tourist office and the Jandri Express lift station.
- Sport Village 1: Located near the Hotel Mercure and the Place des Ecrins
Extended ski hire for 7 or more daysIf you wish to hire for 7 or more days (perhaps you are self-driving or taking the overnight Eurostar service) then please visit the SKISET website. Their online booking system will accept bookings of 7 days or more. If you are booking in a French resort the price for 7 days hire is the same as 6 days so you can enjoy 7 days hire for the price of 6. Use this link to benefit from special rates for Alpine Answers clients: Hire periods of 7 or more days.
SKISET 'Premium' category of rental equipmentThe top category of rental equipment available through any holiday company is the 'Excellence' category (which we price below). However, if you book directly through the SKISET website there is a more expensive 'Premium' category available for those that have to have the best no matter the extra cost. Brands featured in this category include: Lacroix, Black Crows, Kastle, Exonde and Blizzard.
Skiset Ski and Snowboard Prices in Les Deux Alpes
|Equipment||Economy For those who are skiing on a budget and want the cheapest kit.||Evolution Suitable for slower green and blue run skiers with 1 – 5 weeks experience.||Performance For strong, fast intermediate skiers with 5+ weeks experience. Equipment max 2 yrs (or 80 rental days) old.||Excellence For skiers who want the newest skis who enjoy high performance skiing/snowboarding. Equipment max 1 yr (or 45 rental days) old.|
|Skis & Poles||£57||£71||£86||£100|
|Skis, Poles & Boots||£75||£94||£114||£133|
|Snowboard & Boots||N/A||£94||£114||N/A|
|Equipment||Mini Kid For young beginner children who are 4 or 5 years old.||Kid For children 6 – 12 years old.||Rider Junior For experienced younger children (beyond ESF Level 3). Also for 12 and 13 year olds in France & Austria (regardless of ability).|
|Skis & Poles||£37||£37||£49|
|Skis, Poles & Boots||£49||£49||£65|
|Snowboard & Boots||N/A||N/A||£65|
Location of Skiset stores
- Cable Car
- Chair lift
- Drag lift