Hit the Slopes

Planning a ski vacation to Colorado? Take advantage of one of the many great deals on airfare, lift tickets, equipment rental and lodging. The following is just a sample of the special offers available. Go to colorado.com for a complete list of travel packages, vacation values, travel itineraries and more.

Kids Fly Free to Vail and Beaver Creek on American Airlines–For each paid adult fare (18 and above) American is offering one free child’s ticket for ages 2-12, now through February 13, 2009. For details, visit snow.com, or call 800-404-3535.

Don’t Pay to Check Your Skis/Board … Rent Instead–Monarch Mountain (skimonarch.com) and Winter Park Resort (skiwinterpark.com) have increased their rental offerings, giving you the selection of the newest gear. Copper Mountain (skiandboardrentals.com) has a new Web-based rental program that allows for pick-up in locations throughout Colorado’s Summit and Eagle counties.

“Holidays on Us”–Vail’s nine RockResorts are each offering a new lodging deal. Get a free night of lodging on the six most popular holidays of the winter season–Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day and Easter Sunday–when you purchase four consecutive holidays nights of lodging. holidaysonus.com

Breckendridge Ski Free, Stay Free Winter Vacation Package–Book four nights of lodging at participating properties and three days of adult lift tickets and receive an additional night of lodging and an additional day of adult skiing free. gobreck.com

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