A lot of people will tell you that your snow holiday money goes further when you venture away from the Alps. Those people obviously haven't seen this joint offer from Dragon Lodge, Tignes Spirit and Alliance Snowboarding. The Endeavour Snowboards board test week hits the finer side of the Espace Killy in December.

For the week of 3rd-10th December (and this is Tignes, remember, where early season is nae too shabby), here's what's on offer:

*Demo the full 2012 Endeavor board range

*Free on-snow coaching with Endeavor, Tignes Spirit & Dragon Lodge team riders

*Video feedback, backcountry safety and board tech clinics

*Additional coaching from Alliance Snowboarding

*1/2 board accommodation just £199

*Discounted lift passes

*Cheap travel option available

Come on - that's a steal, however you look at it! For more info and booking head to www.dragonlodge.com