Skiers rejoice! Online sales for the winter 2020/21 Portes du Soleil and Morzine-Les Gets ski passes are now open. The lift pass company in Morzine has also confirmed that the opening dates for the Pleney this coming winter will be from 19th December 2020 to 11th April 2021 (snow conditions permitting).
We have got our hands on the latest ski pass rates for you. Our top tip – buy your ski passes before September 30th and you'll get a whopping -15% discount (reduced to -10% for passes valid during the school holidays). If you can't make up your mind before the end of September, worry not, you can still get -10% off until November 15th (or -5% for passes valid during the school holidays).
Otherwise, a one-day pass for Morzine-Les Gets will cost €40 when purchased online (€44 in resort), while you can get six days for €216 (€240 in resort). For the entire Portes du Soleil area, pay €55.50 per day (€59 in resort)) to €278 for six days (€295 in resort), with options for longer duration tickets and whole season passes available.
Presale season passes are currently available at a massive discount for the Portes du Soleil. With the public price set at €1028, an adult season package comes in at only €797 if purchased before August 30th 2020, a -20% discount! Plus, you'll get a free child's season pass for anyone aged under 12 with every adult's season pass purchase. Morzine-Les Gets season ski passes are also massively discounted until the end of November 2020.
Morzine and Les Gets are part of the Portes du Soleil linked ski area and a great choice for families, groups and intermediate skiers and snowboarders to enjoy. Linked to Avoriaz via the Super Morzine telecabine, this resort offers beginner skiers wide, tree-lined blue and red pistes. Carvers will love the great runs around Le Pleney, and powder enthusiasts will revel in the slopes above Nyon.
However, to fully appreciate the skiing in Morzine, it's best to understand it in the context of the bigger picture. The Portes du Soleil area is vast, with 426km of pistes spread across 13 different ski resorts in France and Switzerland. There are 286 pistes and 30 snowparks all accessed by around 200 ski lifts. In the whole ski area there are 34 green pistes, 119 blue pistes, 101 red pistes and 32 blacks (see the piste maps).