Family-friendly ski holidays in catered ski chalets with in-chalet childcare

Mountain Fun for all the family

Happy Children = Happy Parents!

Caring Professional Childcare

Welcome to Ski Famille, the family ski holiday specialist that proves skiing with children can be an enjoyable experience for everyone, with no need to compromise on the quality of your resort or accommodation.

A combination of high quality childcare and carefully chosen catered family ski chalets in superb locations means guests have a fantastic family ski holiday with children whatever their age.

Recognised as the best family ski company

We currently hold the prestigious “Best Family Tour Operator” award as judged by industry experts Family Traveller Awards (having been the runner-up in 2016). We were also recognised as “Best Family Ski Company” of 2018 by Angels & Urchins Family Travel awards, as well as winning gold for “Best Family Holiday Company” by MadeForMums Awards 2018. 2014 saw us shortlisted for the World Snow Awards and we won “Best Tour Operator Innovation” as judged by ATOUT France (French Tourist Office) and ABTOF. We were delighted to be ‘Highly Commended’ for the 2012 and 2013 Junior Magazine design awards in the “Best Family Tour Operator” category.

Ed and Alex were amazing and the kids loved spending time with them. They were fun, energetic, organised, flexible and extremely capable. They totally made the holiday for us all.

Todd Family, Chalet Katie 2

Meet the Famille


With extensive experience in the ski and travel industries, from seasonnaire to MD, Chris has been leading the Ski Famille team for 15 years delivering on the company’s promise to provide “family skiing at its best”.  With two young children of his own, Chris knows the special ingredients that make a family holiday a truly magical experience.

Chris Thompson
Managing Director


Sheila and her family are extremely sporty, with skiing at the top of the list!  Having previously worked for Salomon, and taken many ski holidays with her daughter and husband, Sheila manages the Sales team at Ski Famille and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role.

Sheila Standen
Sales Manager


Anne joined Ski Famille in 2014, bringing 7 years of experience working for another ski tour operator.  Anne’s 4 sons are all accomplished skiers/snowboarders and can frequently be found on the slopes waiting for her to catch up!

Anne Delahunty
Sales Services Manager


Angela has worked for Ski Famille for 7 years.  An avid skier with her family, Angela knows just how important it is to get it right when booking holidays for our clients.  She is always a friendly voice at the end of the phone!

Angela Harrison
Senior Sales Coordinator

From the young age of 4, Jack has been skiing every year, particularly in the 3 Valleys. Jack completed a ski season in 2016-17 in Les Arcs and gained invaluable experience in guest relations and a greater understanding of how to deliver a personal experience to every individual. With Jack’s extensive knowledge he is able to provide a detailed insight into planning your perfect family skiing holiday with Ski Famille.

Jack Hopkins
Reservation Assistant


Kirsty is a veteran of the French Alps.  An experienced Nanny and expert skier and snowboarder, she is primarily responsible for staff recruitment and childcare, ensuring that our smaller clients are in safe hands at all times in resort, and have the best time ever in the snow.

Kirsty McDougall
Head of Operations

Having joined Ski Famille in June 2017, Elise is one of our newest members of the team.  After finishing her degree studying French and History, she worked in many roles within the travel industry in the French Alps; including roles in Sales, as a Resort Manager and then progressing to Area Operations Manager.  Elise has regularly skied with her family since she was 6 and loves providing excellent family skiing holidays to others coming to the Alps.

Elise Butterworth
Overseas Manager

With a passion for sports, the outdoors, travel and an in-depth knowledge of marketing, Ben is the perfect fit for Ski Famille. Ben is one of the newest and youngest members of the team but brings extensive knowledge and passion for all things Ski Famille stands for.

Ben Perryman
Marketing Executive

One of the newest members of the Ski Famille team, Helen has worked her entire career within the travel industry, including 8 years spent with another ski tour operator and a number of years working on Super Yachts.  Her background and love of travel makes her an ideal candidate to help Ski Famille clients choose the perfect ski chalet holiday.

Helen Read
Operations and Guest Services Coordinator


A qualified Chartered Accountant, Michelle has enjoyed returning to the workplace after a career break to raise her family, and Ski Famille is the best place to be – to practice her (improving) French skills and impart her knowledge of what makes a fantastic holiday when travelling with young children.

Michelle Bristow
Financial Controller

Now in her sixth ski season and her second as the Les Gets Resort Manager, Zohi has done it all.  She loves being able to offer families the perfect skiing holiday, and loves the variety her role with Ski Famille brings.  As well as managing her team, Zohi also loves working with children and always finds the time to play with them at some point in the day.

Zohi Balassini
Les Gets Resort Manager

With over 5 years of experience as a teacher, Tom now combines his passion working with children with skiing.  Guiding children and helping them learn to ski is what makes him love his job.

Tom Fisher
Les Gets Childcare Manager


Monty is a fun and friendly character who loves to ski with his friends.  Monty joins us every season to ensure children of all ages enjoy the mountain environment and have lots of fun packed activities throughout their stay.  Monty loves cosying up by the fire in Chalet Marjorie with a hot chocolate!


Most of our UK office team ski with children of their own; we all want to help you get the most from your family ski holiday in the Alps. Our website aims to give you as much information about family skiing as possible, but there’s no substitute to chatting about your needs. So if you have any queries as you plan your family ski trip please do get in touch.

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