Ski Hire in Meribel

Ski hire Meribel - Sport Boutique

There are approximately 12 different ski hire shops in Meribel ranging from budget options through to big, well-stocked shops such as Ski Boutique 1 (see below and the image opposite). There are also ski hire equipment delivery options in Meribel whereby your chosen ski or snowboard kit is delivered (and picked up at the end of the week) directly to your chalet or hotel. A delivery/pick up service will be a more expensive option but might be a more practical option for some.

Easy online ski hire booking for Meribel

If you are staying in a catered chalet the staff may drive you to and from your chosen ski hire shop at the beginning and end of your holiday so that you can pick up and drop off your equipment. If there is no driver service available there is always the resort free bus service which will get you around Meribel easily enough.

Arranging ski hire in Meribel - the various options

1. White Storm

White Storm offer an equipment delivery/pick up and mobile service (within the hour response time). Established in 1998 they have a strong presence in the Three Valleys area and in the centre of Meribel (next to the Taverne bar/restaurant) they have their flagship store which clients can visit instead of using the delivery service if they prefer. Quote our promo code: ALPINEANSWERS for a 20%-45% on-line discount. Check out a short video on the White Storm mobile ski delivery service.

2. Slide Candy

Slide Candy also offer an equipment delivery/pick up service. Their aim is to provide superior quality of gear with exceptional service at a competitive and honest price. Book on-line for a 30% discount. Quote our promo code: Alpine Answers for best prices.

3. Freeride

Freeride in Meribel offer a similar equipment delivery/pick up service. Established in 2001 they have a strong presence in the Tarentaise Valley and are linked for their product offering with the Precision Ski hire shops in the area.


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.

Why we recommend SKISET + Our prices compared with other ski holiday companies

The online booking process is very easy with no need for 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 with pdf voucher which you print and take to any SKISET shop in resort.

For each 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 to match your ability, preferred ski terrain (piste, park or off-piste) and the prevailing snow conditions.

Your ski hire voucher can be used at the following SKISET store(s). See map below:

  • Sport Boutique 1: Situated in the resort centre this is the flagship rental store for ski hire in Meribel.
  • Espacegliss 2: Situated close to the main lift hub at Chaudanne.
  • Sport Boutique 2: Situated at the uppermost part of Meribel on the Route de Plateau.

Extended ski hire for 7 or more days

If you wish to hire for 7 or more days please visit the SKISET website. Their online booking system will accept bookings of 7 days or more. Use this link to benefit from special rates for Alpine Answers clients: Hire periods of 7 or more days.

SKISET 'Premium' category of rental equipment

The top category of rental equipment available through holiday companies such as ourselves 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 in the larger resorts for those that have to have the best no matter the extra cost.

Skiset Ski and Snowboard Prices in Meribel

Adult prices

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 £64 £80 £97 £113
Skis, Poles & Boots £85 £107 £129 £150
Snowboard N/A £80 £97 N/A
Snowboard & Boots N/A £107 £129 N/A

Child prices

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 £41 £41 £55
Skis, Poles & Boots £55 £55 £73
Snowboard N/A N/A £55
Snowboard & Boots N/A N/A £73

Location of Skiset stores

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  • Drag lift 9649c8f20eb92153651608a16dced21b25b21acd3ad6ca90cea261c90ea44648 Drag lift
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