You may have been to an all-inclusive seashore trip inside the Caribbean or Mexico. Or possibly one in all many upscale cruises on smaller luxurious ships the place the whole thing along with the French champagne is part of your cruise fare. But have you ever ever ever had an all-inclusive ski trip? The chance simply is not, till you are from Britain and do your snowboarding in France, Switzerland or Austria. The catered chalet is a uniquely British institution. Tour companies rent a chalet from the proprietor for quite a few seasons and ship out quite a few chalet women (counting on the size of the property); usually a well-spoken youthful girl aged 18-23 who has completed a Cordon Bleu or associated cookery course. Her job is to do the whole thing in her chalet to take care of you: make, serve and clear up three meals a day, clear the house, make the beds, give advice on the proper runs and ski retailers and so forth. Staying in a catered chalet is a very pleasing experience: no cooking, no cleaning, no drawback. When you come residence from the slopes your chalet girl can have a delicious cake prepared for you with tea and scorching chocolate (they identify it cocoa in England), and shortly will serve wine with a 3 or 4 course meal. Depending in your funds, you could possibly be consuming true connoisseur or one factor easier. By the easiest way, three meals a day means breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner you have gotten lunch up the mountain.
This thought is now starting to be launched to North America. So far it has served solely the British market, nevertheless some companies are literally starting to introduce it to North Americans. After all, it cant solely be the British preferring to not spend their holidays procuring, making beds and cleaning up. One of the innovators promoting this service to North Americans is Holiday Whistler, owned by a British couple. They provide 45 properties in Whistler, BC (repeatedly voted North Americas #1 ski resort), and British-style catering is obtainable as an selection in all their properties.