As well as being a ski resort right up there at the top of the bill on the world stage, Val d’Isère is an ordinary village, where people live and work as well . . . .READ MORE . . . .
There are 4 banks in Val d’Isère, all of them on the main street. They all have automatic cash distributors and there is a fifth cash machine at the Post Office which is just off the nursery slopes at the bottom of the snow square . . . .READ MORE . . . .
The Post Office is in Val Village, just next to the snow square. In the winter season it’s open both morning and afternoon (closed from 1230 until 2) Monday to Friday, and then in the morning only on Saturdays . . . .READ MORE . . . .
There are three medical centres in Val d’Isère and all are open every day of the season, weekends and public holidays included. The local doctors are obviously able to treat coughs and colds and other illnesses, but spend most of their time dealing with injuries . . . .READ MORE . . . .
After a long period without one, Val d’Isère now does have a dentist again . . . .READ MORE . . . .
An injury that’s not too serious might put you “off games” for a day or so, but if you get onto it straight away and get some physio treatment it doesn’t need to ruin the rest of your holiday and you can hopefully be back out on the slopes pretty quickly . . . .READ MORE . . . .
Having your hair cut or your eyebrows done might not be your main priority during your ski holiday in Val d’Isère, but maybe you want to look good for a special event, or just pamper yourself a bit after a hard day on the mountain . . . .READ MORE . . . .
There is a taxi rank by the Gare Routière in the main street, opposite the cinema, and especially during the day there are usually a couple of taxis sitting there . . . .READ MORE . . . .
The cinema is currently moving location, so we will update you as soon as we get more information . . . .READ MORE . . . .
There are 2 supermarkets in the centre of Val d’Isère, Casino right by the roundabout and the bus stop (handy for carrying all that shopping home) and Spar just off the main street . . . .READ MORE . . . .