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SUITCASE Partnership | SWISS

As temperatures begin to drop and summer memories fade, our thoughts are turning to ski season.

This year, we’re helping you to circumnavigate your annual ski trip WhatsApp group – which inevitably goes round in circles before you end up in the same resort yet again, no doubt with some unwanted plus ones in tow – by teaming up with SWISS to send one lucky reader and a friend to the glamorous resort of St Moritz.

The airline of Switzerland and first choice for skiers thanks to free ski and snowboard carriage, SWISS will fly you in style to Zurich, from where you’ll jump on a characteristically punctual train to St Moritz (thanks to Switzerland Tourism) – one of the chicest resorts in the Alps with slopes among the best in the world.

You’ll be calling five-star Suvretta House “home” for three nights. Secluded among parkland, this sumptuous alpine retreat opened in 1912 and is the definition of old-school luxury. Easy to spot thanks to its belle-epoque exterior completed by fairy-tale turrets, the chateau also boasts a private ski lift ready to transport you to nearly 130 miles of piste. This is the place to stay in glitzy Moritz.

Come morning, tuck into complimentary breakfast served by bevy of waistcoated waiters – 12 different types of muesli point to the scope of the offering here – then it’s off to sort your ski hire and pick up your passes, both kindly arranged by the hotel and included in your stay.

But that’s not all. Suvretta House will also be pampering you both with an ilā spa treatment – after a day tearing up the slopes, it’s got to be a signature massage.

Finally, dine at Suvretta’s Grand Restaurant on any night of your choosing. A jacket-and-tie affair, this is serious fine-dining – think sole meunière followed by crêpes suzette – in wood-panelled surrounds filled by a chic European crowd.

Thinking about it, it’s probably best to join that WhatsApp group after all, simply so you can troll your friends with images of your St Moritz soirée…

To be in with a chance of winning, simply follow SUITCASE Magazine, SWISS and Suvretta House on Instagram. Finally, comment on the post in our feed and tag a friend you’d like to bring with you.

If you can’t wait for the results of the competition, book your flights now with SWISS.

For ski bunnies in need of a nudge, SWISS are offering £25 off your London to Geneva fare (on fares in excess of £100). Simply enter the promo code below at point of payment.

Voucher Code: SWISSUKTSM19

Full terms and conditions here.

THE LOWDOWN

About SWISS

As The Airline of Switzerland, SWISS embodies its home country’s traditional values, and is committed to delivering the highest product and service quality. SWISS is part of the Lufthansa Group, and is also a member of Star Alliance, the world’s biggest airline network. SWISS is known as the Skiers Airline and offers free ski and snowboard carriage* in addition to the standard baggage allowance. Offering up to 170 weekly flights from UK and Ireland to Switzerland ideal for ski resorts of Verbier, Crans-Montana, Zermatt, Saas Fee, Davos, St Moritz and many other getaways in the Alps, with seasonal flights from London, Birmingham, Manchester to Geneva, Zurich and Sion.
SWISS lead-in CLASSIC fare from London Heathrow to Geneva starts from £78 one-way and includes FREE ski and snowboard equipment carriage.

*excludes LIGHT fares

About Suvretta House

Built over 100 years ago, Suvretta House is the pinnacle of sophistication, providing a tranquil and exclusive retreat set close by to the buzz of St. Moritz – a region that remains a draw for elite travellers thanks to the beauty of the Engadine Valley, the vast hiking trails, and its reputation as a glamorous Alpine getaway.

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