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Transfer To Tignes (Midweek as individual) - Advice required

 Poster: A snowHead
Poster: A snowHead
Good evening all,

I'm a new member. I've been reading the forum for the past several months with great interest. In my first post I'm seeking some help, but hope that I'll be able to contribute to the Snowheads community from here on in.

A group of us are traveling to Tignes for our annual ski holiday week commencing 24th of January. A friend is hoping to join us Monday to Friday although at present we're struggling to find a suitable transfer from Geneva. Her potential flights times are as follows:

Inbound Flight: Arrives Monday 26th Jan at 20:30
Outbound Flight: Leaves Friday 30th Jan at 14:10

Could anyone recommend any possible options? Public transport does not appear to be available any day other than Saturday, and I'm assuming that there will not be a train running that late on a Monday evening? We are prepared to pay up to say £150 if necessary?

Thanks in advance for any replies.
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 Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
The return is easy - Altibus will get you there by 1040, outbound is much trickier - even if there are trains you are going to end up in Bourg when it has closed (probably even for taxis). The Altibus on the Tuesday doesn't leave until 1230 so you would lose a day's skiing.

So options - trawl the private transfer operators to see if you can bolt on to one, run a lot of vans to and from the resorts around Bourg. There is a website where you can post as well (diatransfers I think)
Failing that see how far you can get by train (eg Chambery/Albertville) and book a hotel overnight and get the first train to Bourg, and then a bus or a cab up the hill
Other than that its a private transfer (€600 return) or a hire car.
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 Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Hi Chocksaway,

Firstly thanks very much for taking the time to write a detailed reply. Based on the limited options I've convinced my friend to catch an earlier flight to arrive in Geneva at 9:30 Monday, then catch the 12:15 altibus to resort, and the 06:40 return on Friday as recommended. Can't imagine she'll enjoy the outward flight after arriving home from Praque late the night before, but at least there'll be minimal messing around and no lost skiing.

Thanks again,
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