The act of physically getting to the mountains can be the most difficult part of the whole holiday; from early starts and long days to herding children and luggage through crowded airports, it can often leave you wondering whether it is all worth it!

There are more ways than ever to get to the mountains. But whether you are looking to cut your carbon footprint by taking the train or just want to find out how much you can stuff in your luggage, the Ski Club’s Discover Snowsports travel section can help you at every turn.

Use the hand guides below for more information on airline luggage allowances, travelling with avalanche airbags, planning a holiday by train, and sustainable methods of travelling to the Alps.