Club Med has launched value Short Stay ski breaks to ensure ski lovers can enjoy the slopes in some of Europe’s finest resorts and ski domains.

Club Med’s new Short Ski stays means skiers can escape to a choice of fabulous resorts in France, Italy and Switzerland for less than seven-days.

The special Short Stay packages offer four-day/four night or three day/three night flexible stays, leaving from Sunday to Thursday or from Thursday to Sunday, on selected dates: at the beginning of the season to enjoy the first flurries of snow, Christmas and New Year for an indulgent festive winter getaway, or in January and February for a detox break in the new year*.

With its all-inclusive offering including lift passes, ski and snowboard group lessons, an open bar for great après-ski entertainment, gourmet cuisine and children’s clubs for four to17 year olds, Club Med offers the most comprehensive ski product that is hassle-free, excellent value for money and suited to families and skiers of all ages and abilities.

Also new for this season, Club Med is offering guests the opportunity to choose their ski equipment when they book to ensure they make the most of their holiday during their stay.

Some of the Club Med Short Ski holidays on offer include family fun on the Italian slopes at Club Med Cervinia, Italy, located at 2,050 metres (6,725 ft), Club Med Cervinia is a 4 Trident luxurious mountain ski retreat in the heart of the Aosta Valley in the Italian Alps, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape and diverse gourmet options. With ski slopes for every type of skier, experienced and beginners, Club Med Cervinia is ideal for families.

Boasting an indoor swimming pool and leisure facilities, a dedicated children’s club from age 4 to 17 years inclusive and a special Teenage ski programme, there is plenty of opportunity for the parents to hit the slopes.

Four nights at Club Med Cervinia, departing 25 November 2012, is just £575* per adult and £527* per child including a special Short Stay saving of £82 per adult and £41 per child, flights, transfers, all meals, alcoholic beverages as well a ski pass and tuition.

Adult’s only holiday in the French Alps with fantastic après-ski at Club Med Val Thorens This adult only, high altitude resort is ideal for groups of friends looking for a lively getaway in the heart of The Three Valleys. The 3 Trident Resort is the highest ski Resort in Europe and the largest ski domain in the world. Adventurous ski enthusiasts can perfect their technique on 600km of ski runs before an evening of relaxing with friends.

Four nights at Club Med Val Thorens, departing December 16, is just £776* per adult including a special Short Stay saving of £65 per person, flights, transfers, all meals, alcoholic beverages as well a ski pass and tuition.

Club Med’s Short Ski Stay all-inclusive packages include: Ski pass valid the day after guests arrive until the day and time of their departure, a wide variety of group classes and sports activities and tuition (skiing lessons from age 4 in the family resorts with Children’s Clubs only; snowboarding lessons from age 8 during the school holidays and from age 12 outside the school holidays, in family resorts with Children’s Clubs; skiing and snowboarding lessons from age 12 at Arcs Extreme and Val D’ Isère, and from age 18 at Val Thorens during the whole season) for ski season 2012/2013 – possibility to choose equipment, including boots, poles and skis or snowboard, when booking, fine cuisine: all meals with wine, beer and soft drinks, open bar and snacks, children’s Clubs from four to 17 years inclusive.