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Snow Conditions in Lapland

Snow Conditions in Lapland – 5th December

Following on from our previous statement on the 3rd December, we would like to reassure our guests that snow levels are good and activities are all running to plan. We are not expecting to make any further updates. We wish all our guests travelling a wonderful holiday in Lapland.


Snow Conditions in Lapland – 3rd December

Following on from our previous statement on the 1st December, we would like to reassure our guests that all Santa's Lapland activities are running as planned and we don't envisage any disruption to departures. Saariselka, due to its northern location, was thankfully minimally affected by the recent rainfall, there is good snow on the ground and the weather outlook is positive.


Snow Conditions in Lapland – 1st December

As you may be aware, a number of resorts in Lapland have seen rainfall over the last couple of days. In some extreme cases, this rainfall has washed away the snow which has accumulated over the last week.

We have spoken with our Saariselka operations team this morning to understand whether the resort has been similarly affected. We are pleased to advise that, as our most northerly resort, Saariselka has seen some rain but there currently remains a good level of snow coverage in resort.

With temperatures set to drop and more snowfall predicted over the coming days, we expect all of our Santa’s Lapland holidays to take place as scheduled. We are of course keeping a close eye on conditions, and should anything change we will be in contact with guests.


Snow Conditions in Lapland – 28th November

We are delighted to say that Saariselkä has had a good level of snowfall and the included activities in your holiday package are up and running in resort. If there are any pre-booked optional activities that are unable to run, these will be replaced with alternatives or will of course be refunded upon arrival. We, and our dedicated teams on the ground, remain committed to doing everything we can to ensure you have a magical experience, and we will of course provide further updates if necessary. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you, and your family to Lapland.


Snow Conditions in Lapland – 26th November

Over the weekend, Saariselkä received 13cm of fresh snow with a few more centimetres forecast this week. We will be sharing further updates as soon as we get them from our overseas team. 


Snow Conditions in Lapland – 23rd - 25th November

We’ve been in touch with our resort team in Saariselkä and we’re pleased to say there’s been snow overnight. There is more snow forecast over the weekend and the low temperatures will mean our teams can continue to use snow-making facilities to best prepare for your holiday. We will continue to monitor the conditions over the weekend and will share updates on Monday.


Snow Conditions in Lapland – 22nd November


Snow has fallen overnight in our resorts in northern Lapland, and the weather forecasts are showing increasingly low temperatures, which gives us confidence that conditions are improving. Our Guest Services team is in the process of contacting all guests travelling in November. Please be assured that we will continue to monitor the situation into December and will provide updates on any changes as they happen.


Snow Conditions in Lapland – 21st November

Finnish Lapland has been experiencing warm weather, unusual for this time of year, which has impacted snowfall across the region. Our resorts are based in northern Finland, where snow is forecast this week. Our overseas management team is working round-the-clock with our experienced local suppliers to put plans in place, including use of snow-making facilities, so we can provide our guests with a magical experience.

If you are travelling between 25th and 30th November, our Guest Services team will be in touch with you individually in the next couple of days to provide an update on conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and we will post further updates here as necessary.