Saturday, April 7, 2012

Is there a Buy One Get One (BOGO) free Vail lift ticket deal?

The extremely short answer to this question is - NO.  Vail doesn't play that game.

Let's face it, if you ski or snowboard at Vail or Beaver Creek you have loads of spare cash.  Lodging is expensive and you'll have to pay $25 for that close-in parking.

If you are going to ski or snowboard at Vail or Beaver Creek and want to save money, you'll need to plan that trip in the summer when business is slow.  Expect to pay full price on everything if you wait until the week before to look for discount Vail lift tickets, lodging, airfare, etc.

Vail doesn't issue lift ticket coupons in gas stations, grocery stores, or Costco.  They issued them years ago in the coupon books but those are long gone.

Vail employees are issued a few 50% coupons but don't expect them to give them to you.  They have friends & family too.

So if you want to save money on Vail lift tickets, plan ahead and buy an Epic Pass.  That's what the marketing teams at ski resorts want you to do.  One can get Vail lift tickets cheaper than the walk up lift ticket window rate if you plan your ski vacation thoroughly.

Oh, and discount codes and promo codes don't exist for Epic Pass products.   The spring pricing rates are the best deal you're going to find.  Those rates disappear mid-April too.

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