24/01/2008 | by Onboard
The British Snowboard and Freeski Championships, returns to Laax, Switzerland, from the 29th March – 5th April for Europe’s ultimate winter festival – The BRITS. To help make it even more affordable and easier to get from your sofa to the slopes, The BRITS have teamed up with Laax and Transfer Intelligence to offer some amazing package deals and transfers out to the event.
• Packages start from as little as £179pp, which includes 7 nights Accommodation, 6 days lift pass, event bag and most importantly the festival wrist band, which will get you free access to all of The BRITS club venues along with a bevy of discounts in a number of Laax’s fine drinking and eating establishments and event bag (DVD, T-shirt, event programme)
• Transfers from Zurich (Switzerland) to resort are approx £50 return. (1½ hour transfer)
• Transfers from Friedrichshafen (Germany) to resort are approx £60 return. (1½ hour transfer)
• A great range of well priced flights are available from a number of major airlines including:
- BA, Swiss International Airlines, KLM and Easy Jet all fly into Zurich Airport
- Ryan Air flies into Friedrichshafen Airport
A staple in the winter snowsports calendar, The BRITS is a true celebration of everything that is great about UK snowboarding and freeskiing – uniting kids, pros and Olympians to compete in the SNO!zone Halfpipe, Trespass Skiercross / Snowboardcross, Quiksilver Big Air and Animal Slopestyle disciplines. The BRITS 2008, a prestigious 3-star TTR event, is also set to attract more great British talent than ever before – including Jenny Jones, Dan Wakeham, Dom Harrington, Mike Wakefield and Paddy Graham and promises to deliver a display of the most progressive snowboarding and freeskiing talent the UK has to offer.
Combining six days of World-class snowboard and freeski action and a heavy après policy, throwing down world renowned live bands and talented tunesmiths all day, everyday, The BRITS 2008 is guaranteed to be an amazing winter week and one that simply cannot be missed.
To ensure you don’t miss out on being a part of this legendary event, which is back to celebrate its 18th birthday in style and set to be the biggest and best yet, check out The BRITS website to book now and get the best deals – www.brits08.com.
The BRITS website also has a new helpful addition – a completely free 14 day weather forecast for Laax, provided by Netweather, ensuring you can keep an anticipated eye on those clouds starting to gather full of lovely snow just in time for your week away in Laax!
The BRITS 2008 would not be possible without its highly supportive sponsors: Animal, Quiksilver, Trespass, SNO!zone, Salomon, Ride, K2 and Faction Ski’s. Official retail partners TSA and Ellis Brigham. Media partners Whitelines, Dark Summer, Extreme.com, Snowboardclub.co.uk and Skiclub.co.uk and Official Destination Partners, Laax.