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Since 1998

Our Story

Oxford Ski Company is a specialist luxury travel agency, with over 20 years of experience designing and delivering the best ski experiences in the finest properties.

Founded in 1998 by Rupert Longsdon and joined by Mark Gibbins in 2000 as Managing Director, the team at Oxford Ski Company has continued to grow in size and expertise to ensure we continue to offer unparalleled service, built on the genuine experience and expertise of our specialist team.

We spent years pioneering and running several of the Alps' first luxury catered chalets and have since devoted the last decade to acting purely as an expert agent, representing the finest properties across Europe and beyond, establishing ourselves as an unrivalled authority on the best skiing holidays available.

 Rupert Longsdon & Mark Gibbins

With over 20 years of experience in the industry behind them, Rupert and Mark have become trusted pillars of knowledge with both clients and those working in the luxury ski travel industry. Often called upon by national press for his perspectives and views on current affairs, Rupert is always on the pulse of the market and continues to innovate and challenge conventions, ensuring the business and the team remain at the forefront of luxury travel.

From all of us here at Oxford Ski Company, we look forward to hearing from you and helping you find the perfect escape to mountains...

Speak to a member of our expert team today on +44 1993 899 420

 


 

Luxury Ski Holidays at Every Turn

The first property in our exclusive collection was the Domaine de la Baronne, the winter residence of a baroness and is still one of our favourites amongst a carefully inspected portfolio of 90 fantastic hotels and more than 450 privately owned and operator-run chalets spanning France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, the United States and Canada.

Luxury Ski Expertise

Our expertise is based on years of meticulous and extensive research and we believe our specialist experience is quite simply unmatchable. The Oxford Ski Company are a close-knit team who live and breathe skiing - we are passionate about what we do and make regular visits to every property and resort we feature, putting the greatest emphasis on first-class personal service and offering up-to-date, unbiased advice.  We constantly strive to keep ahead of the game in order to meet the demands of our discerning clients and have all worked in ski resorts across the world for at least a season or more. Why not take a moment to Meet the Team?

In 2011, we founded The Luxury Chalet Collection - our pick of the top 20 most luxurious properties available to rent in the world for the latest season. It provides testament to our years of experience in luxury skiing. Each new winter sees the launch of more and more amazing new properties, all competing to push the boundaries of magnificence and re-write the definition of 'luxury'. Through this collection we present to you the definitive selection of those truly special places that stand apart from the rest.

2011 also saw the launch of our summery sister - Oxford Private Travel. Planning another holiday after you return from the slopes? Alongside our ski specialists, we also have our dedicated Oxford Private Travel team who can help arrange all your other holidays throughout the year. They’re all really experienced travel planners and work with trusted partners around the world to design a wide variety of holidays, offering the same personal, professional service that we offer at The Oxford Ski Company. Oxford Private Travel can help you to plan anything from a private villa in Greece, to an African safari, a luxurious beach break in the Maldives, or a cultural exploration of India…all tailored create your perfect trip.

To speak to one of our Oxford Private Travel team, please call us on 01993 899 430 or email inspire@oxfordprivatetravel.com.

SIMPLY LOOK NO FURTHER - we are passionate about what we do and how we do it.

What makes us different?

Experience

We have been designing and delivering luxury ski holidays for 22 years. Our experience in the industry is unparalleled. You can trust us to create the perfect trip for you and your family.

Expertise

Our team live and breathe skiing and are passionate about the destinations we sell. We work with only the best chalet and hotel providers. All are regularly inspected to ensure our exacting standards are met.

Service

Each Oxford Ski Company booking includes our complimentary pre-arrival concierge service. Your specialist will help arrange the all-important finer details that are part of planning the perfect ski holiday.

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