Frequently Asked Questions of Snow-Online

What is Snow-Online.com and how can I use it?

Snow-Online.com is the English version of the largest winter sport website in Germany and provides information about everything you need for your next snow experience – regardless of whether you need tips about a day trip, a weekend excursion or a longer vacation. More than 2,000 ski regions and cross-country skiing areas worldwide are represented on our website. We provide you with facts and figures about the current trail and lifts statuses, weather forecasts, snow reports, webcams and much more. A detailed description presents the ski resort and its highlights. In addition there are more than 60,000 accommodations to discover. Starting with cozy apartments all the way to numerous luxury hotels you will find what's right for you. Using the online contact form you can directly get in touch with the particular operator.

Our test reviews for more than 250 ski resorts offer a professional assessment and evaluation on the resort you're interested in. We test the resorts using ten different categories so you can get an idea of what the resort has to offer and if it is the right choice for you. And the best part: You have the possibility to create your own test review about the ski resort you have already visited. All you have to do is register and you're ready to go.

The magazine on Snow-Online.com awaits with exciting and fascinating reports from the world of winter sports. Our editorial team keeps you updated in all the different winter sport areas and reveals the locations our test team is currently exploring. In addition there are regular ratings of the world's best ski resorts.

How do I find what I'm looking for?

On Snow-Online.com you have a number of possibilities to find ski resorts, cross-country skiing trails and accommodations. For one you can just type the name of the ski resort/cross-country skiing area, the village/town or the desired accommodation into the search template. You will instantly receive a list with matching entries.

When you click on the button “Map” in the navigation menu you can directly navigate your way through the map to the region you were looking for. The differently colored symbols show you, how many ski and cross-country areas are already online regarding a certain region. A left mouse click will navigate you in any compass direction while the scroll wheel will zoom in and out of the map.

The third option would be to use the travel guide. Click onto the button marked “Travel Guide” in the navigation bar and you will be provided with an overview over all the countries and categories represented on Snow-Online.com. If you click on a country, you will be able to further navigate yourself into smaller regions by clicking on even smaller sections such as states and districts.

If you're undecided you can simply use our Ski Resort Finder and with a few clicks find the ski resort that's perfect for you. Just specify wishes and special needs regarding slopes, weather, price and distance. You will then be shown a list with matching resorts. The so-called “heat map” on the homepage shows moreover were to expect fresh snow, rain or sunshine.

How do I register for Snow-Online.com?

Only as a registered member are you equipped with the features to create test reviews and comment on ski resorts and other entries. The membership is completely free of charge and super easy to complete. Just follow the instructions at https://www.snow-online.com/signup, activate your account using the confirmation email and you're all set to go!

As soon as you're logged in, you can edit your profile, write test reviews, get in touch with other users or registered tourism associations, mountain railway companies and accommodations and so much more. Another great feature is that the account of Snow-Online.com is valid for our other portal TouriSpo.com.

How do I create test reviews on Snow-Online.com?

Apart from the official test reviews of the snow-online.com team the users of our website have the opportunity to evaluate the ski resorts themselves. As a registered user you can share your own experiences at a certain ski resort through publishing your thoughts and tips in a review. You just look for the ski resort you want to evaluate and click on “Reviews”. Now click on the button “Create new review” and you're good to go. You can give scores in the different categories (ten out of ten is the maximum) as well as add text and upload pictures. Our system will help make the editing process as easy as possible for you. Another great feature is that you are able to temporarily stop editing and continue at a later time.

What else can I do?

Snow-Online.com provides numerous opportunities for you to share your opinion and tips online as well as interact with other users. You cannot only create your own reviews but you can like other users' reviews and leave comments on the wall of ski resorts, cross-country areas and accommodations. In addition you can also rate entries (one to five stars) or add entries as your personal favorites.

How can I use Snow-Online.com as a tourism association, a mountain railway company or an accommodation?

Tourism associations and mountain railway companies can manage their entries about ski resorts and cross-country areas themselves. Once we assign an account, you can update description texts, add general data such as information about the upcoming season, lifts and gondolas, slopes as well as the ski pass prices. It doesn't stop there: you can upload images and trail maps, add new webcams and share upcoming events. In addition you will be able to manage the ski resort entries on Snow-Online.com and the leisure activities on TouriSpo.com from your association all through using the same account.

Accommodations also have the possibility to present themselves free of charge on our websites. Just register at https://www.snow-online.com/signup and create an entry regarding your accommodation by clicking on “New entry”. Add a description and your rates, upload images and manage your occupancy calendar. Using an online contact form users can directly contact you via our website.

Should your ski resort entry or accommodation entry not yet be connected to your account, please send us an email to info@tourispo.com.

How can I deactivate my account?

If you should need to deactivate your account just send us an email with the subject “deactivate account” to info@tourispo.com and we will take care of it for you!