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Snow Season in France or Italy

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1. Posted by j3nn1f3r14 (Budding Member 60 posts) 7y

Hi, I am currently doing a season in whistler this winter and would really like to do a season in europe next year.

However i only speak english (yes i know - rubbish!!) but im wondering is it a bit unrealistic to think i can find a job and accomodation in these areas if i dont speak the language??

Has anyone done in a season in an place that they could recommend?


[ Edit: Edited on 31-Jan-2009, at 11:33 by j3nn1f3r14 ]

2. Posted by Cyberia (Travel Guru 1818 posts) 7y

Most European winter jobs are filled up the year before, repeats from people who have worked there before. A good knowledge of the local language is normally essential. That is in normal times. The current recession looks like being on next winter too which means your chance of getting a job is about zero. However, you might try applying now for next winter.

3. Posted by ozziemoo (Budding Member 2 posts) 7y

my boyfriend's brother and sister have both worked in the french alpes and neither could speak french. val thorens is supposedly good to work at and you don't need more than a couple of months to apply as far as i'm concerned.