The best thing about booking with us is that we are unbiased. We don’t have exclusive contracts with selected resorts, operators or providers in Western Europe, but rather have them all to make sure you get exactly the holiday you are dreaming of. No compromises, no sad faces - as we offer the widest collection of alternatives for skiing in Western Europe.
Western Europe is the cradle of winter sports. But skiing in Western Europe isn’t just a sport; it’s a way of life. In the continent where skiing originated and the alpine lifestyle took root, you’ll find more ski and snowboard trip options than anywhere in the world. Freeride, freestyle and ski-touring originated in the highest mountain range in Europe, the Alps. Stretching from Austria through Italy and Switzerland to France, the Alps receive regular snowfalls, providing some of the best skiing and snowboarding terrain available. If you’re looking for the ultimate ski trip, Western Europe is where you’ll find it.
Our Head of Sales travel is a true board rider. From starting out skating as a kid back home in the UK, to snowboarding in the European Alps and Canada, to chasing waves all across the globe, Mister Jenner has done it all. Now spending his time flipping between the mountains and the ocean, Martin is your go-to guy for Snow Travel and Maldives Surf Trips.
The snow has captured our hearts for years. Most of our staff have spent extensive time living, traveling and hunting snow across the globe and we know the best operators and destinations to suit your budget and skill level. With us, it’s always personal. We cater to your needs and come up with the best alternatives that suit you.
We offer best price guarantee - always and forever! We figured out all the cost traps, so you don’t have to. There are many. But through our extensive network and long-lasting relationships, we know how to avoid them and save you hard-earned cash on unnecessary costs.
We offer safe, fast and reliable payment and booking options. But what makes LUEX stand out is that you are talking to real people! Our dedicated sales agent not only walks you through the process step-by-step but will assist you with everything you need along the way. Jetting off to your dream destination has never been easier!
At LUEX, you get to talk to real people with real input! All of our sales agents are experienced skiers and riders, and understand what it’s like to book your first (or second or third) snow trip. No scripted messages, no robot typing – just real-time assistance and a human touch.
"Everything went super smoothly. You can notice that JB has tons of experience in Heliski. Skiing and views were incredible. Food was amazing. Mood and location were extraordinary. Not a single point I would change."
"We always wanted to go to Norway. Combining it with freeriding sounded like a greeat idea, so we decided to do it. We absolutely don't regret that. We had the best time. skiing and touring was amazing."
"It was an experience of a lifetime. Heliskiing is the best that can happen to you, especially in such an awesome environment - HIGH mountains and DEEP powder. I enjoyed every second of the trip. Would be definitely worth doing it again"
"With short half an hour hikes we were able to access great freeriding areas with knee deep untracked snow. Getting a guide was definitely a good choice. We wouldn’t have explored half of what we skied only by ourselves."
Different snow conditions in each european country
Though much of the landscape of Western Europe is dominated by the Alps stretching from the Mediterranean coast of France through Switzerland, Italy, and Austria, you’ll still find distinctive terrain features throughout the many countries and resorts. In France, you’ll witness dramatic landscape, extreme heights and of course some of the world’s best wine. In Switzerland, you can ski or snowboard at some of the world’s state-of-the-art resorts. For a chance to ride where skiing was born, head to Austria where the traditional skiing experience reigns strong. Your experience might be different in each Western European ski destination, but your level of stoke on the mountain will be consistent.
A snow trip to Western Europe is about more than just riding
Europe is where skiing was born, but a ski trip in Western Europe isn’t just about the slopes. In many parts, the quality of après festivities and nightlife are almost as important as the skiing. A day on the mountain will have you descend towering peaks and gawk at the landscape from a cable car, before aperitifs and sundowners with a famous European apres ski session ties a ribbon around your day. In Western Europe, there’s no rest until you hit the pillow. Here, you’ll be playing both on and off the mountain.
Western Europe has got a bunch of snow trips for every traveller
Our largest selection of trips is in Western Europe. With more than 50 trips on offer, there’s something perfect for every traveller. Trips to Western Europe can focus on heli, freeride, freestyle and ski safaris, for the backcountry bandits. We have several ski touring trips on offer, perfect for those skiers who want to visit multiple resorts. And for a unique journey to the snow, a boat trip is an easy choice for those wanting big white slopes by day and beautiful blue sea by night. Home to some of the biggest mountains in the world, but also some of the oldest and most traditional ski resorts, Western Europe is on most ski bum and powder hound’s list of favorite places to ski and ride.