Vail Resorts may be considered posh for their outstanding facilities and services, but the company, with six world-class resorts, offers many ways to save on a winter vacation. This season’s ‘Best for Less’ offers feature deals and offers designed to provide skiers and riders the best value on lift tickets, rental equipment, ski lessons, dining, lodging and more for their ski vacation.
Lift Tickets and Season Passes
Vail Resorts also offers an array of season pass products that provide skiers and riders with the best value in the ski industry. At, $619 the Epic Pass provides unlimited, unrestricted access to six world-class resorts including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly – as well as at Arapahoe Basin and the new Epic 7-Pack is a seven-day, unrestricted ticket that skiers and snowboarders can use at any one of Vail Resorts’ five mountain resorts and Arapahoe Basin anytime during the season for a price of $469—which works out to be $67 per day. The Epic 7-pack differs from a seven-day lift ticket because it can be used any time during the season, from beginning to end. The Summit Pass provides unlimited lift access to the top Summit County resorts – Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin – without date restrictions at $419 for adults. For more information, visit www.epicpass.com.
Lowest Price Guarantee on Lift Tickets
It’s simple! When you purchase your lift tickets to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone or Heavenly in advance through one of the Vail Resorts Official Ticket Outlets (this website or by calling a Vail Resorts reservation center) you are guaranteed the best price on our lift tickets. Visit www.snow.com for more information.
Ski Free Stay Free
Pay for three nights lodging and two days of skiing and receive one extra night and day of skiing free! That’s a savings of almost 30%. Prices start as low as $315 per person!
Valid: November 18, 2010 – April 25, 2011 visit www.snow.com for more information.
Holidays On Us
Vail Resorts is giving travelers a free night of lodging on the season’s most popular holidays – Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day and Easter Sunday – in the Company’s managed ski resort condos and townhomes or the nine elegant RockResort properties in Vail, Aspen, Keystone, Beaver Creek, Santa Fe, St. Lucia and Jackson Hole. Book by October 31, 2010 and the package is restricted and the guest must stay five consecutive nights to receive the holiday night free. www.HolidaysOnUs.com
The Adventure Sessions: If Ski School had Recess this would be it! For $129 guests can explore the mountain and maximize their enjoyment on the slopes with an expert guide from the Ski & Ride Schools at all five resorts. Unlike more formal ski and ride school lessons, the new Adventure Sessions are more loosely structured, focusing on whatever the group chooses such as bumps, bowls, cruisers or powder, while still providing tips on how to improve their skiing and riding. The program is geared towards intermediate and expert level skiers and riders who are looking for more adventure, a locals’ view of the mountain and less of an instruction and class setting of a standard ski school class.
Ultimate 4: Apremium group lesson program for children ages 3–12 years with only 4 children per instructor. Your kids will be able to explore the mountain all day long while fine tuning their skills in a small-group setting, starting at $210*.
On Mountain Dining
Lunch for Less
“Lunch for Less” is a value meal that is offered across all five resorts for $9.95 and includes an entrée, side dish and a beverage. The Lunch for Less meal may vary from day to day and from resort to resort and include a wrap and soup one day or a pasta and salad the next. It’s the perfect way to refuel on the slopes and experience a variety of menu offerings over a multi-day visit.
Mountain Meal Card
Vail Resorts guests can take advantage of a convenient, pre-paid Mountain Meal Card which offers added value with an extra 10 or 20-percent dollar value based upon the amount purchased. For the first $100 purchased, guests will receive a 10 percent additional value. For values of $200 and up, 20 percent of the total will be automatically loaded on to the card. The Mountain Meal Card must be pre-purchased in advance prior to arrival at the resort.
Rent Equipment Online & Save up to 20% Off
Reserve your ski and snowboard rentals online and save up to 20% off our 2010-2011 walk-in rates. Rent everything you need at your convenience – online – and it’ll be waiting for you the rental shop at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly Resorts. Visit www.rentskis.com for more information
Three for Free Activities at Keystone
At Keystone choose Three Activities for Free when you stay at Keystone. Select three free activities during your stay. Activity choices include: Free night ski on day of arrival, scenic sleigh ride, NASTAR racing, ice rink admission, Nordic trail admission and more. Visit www.keystoneresort.com
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