First family ski holiday? Here’s what you need to know
2/5 Learn to ski (a little) before you go
From Tignes to Telluride, there isn’t a resort anywhere without a ski-school but learning a few skills before you go on holiday is a plan – if there’s time. What indoor ski centre you pick is pretty much down to where you live in the UK. But if you have the choice between real snow and mats remember: snow is faster but more forgiving when you fall and mats are better for slowly mastering the basic movements.
Check out our list of places to learn to ski before you go