Colorado

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How Much Extra is a Nonstop Flight Worth?

Very soon I’m taking off on an annual(ish) trip with just my oldest daughter. We are going to ski, order room service, watch movies, swim, and spend time together the way we did before our lovely second daughter joined the family. Worry not for the littlest, she will be getting some good one on one time with Dad and my parents…AKA she will be spoiled to high heaven.   To book our flights to Colorado at the lowest saver award level,…

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Big Changes Coming to Annual Ski Passes

Skiing is expensive, almost prohibitively so for a middle-class family. Miles and points help tremendously in managing the overall cost, but lift ticket prices, especially for a whole family, can get out of control in a hurry. One way to rein in expenses a bit is to do the math on a season pass of some sort either with unlimited skiing or with a set number of days that you can use at various resorts. If you are going to…

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Use Hyatt Points at Keystone for Christmas and New Year’s 2017!

Did you get busy with life and forget to lock in a holiday 2017 family award trip only to realize now that most spots are already booked up or way too expensive for that super peak time period around Christmas and New Years? Well, if you like snow and mountains to go along with your stockings and cocoa, then you are in luck because Santa brought an early Christmas gift to all of us.   Remember that Hyatt Place in…

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Ski-Friendly Hyatt Place Keystone Opening Soon!

Last year I shared the great news that the Inn at Keystone had been sold and was rebranding as a Hyatt Place Keystone, then we learned that the hotel was going to be a Category 4 Hyatt property, which is great. Next, reservations for stays were accepted for trips beginning May 1, 2018, then that date became March 1, 2018, but now the news is even better. The Hyatt website is now officially accepting reservations for stays beginning January 11, 2018!   Hyatt…

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How to Save $60 or More at Aspen Snowmass This Year

I have already shared how you can ski or board at Snowmass for just $6.50 on one special day this year to celebrate their 50th anniversary, but there is now another deal available to save you money at all of the Aspen Snowmass Mountains.   On several of my Amex cards there is an offer to either get a $60 statement credit or 6,000 bonus Amex Membership Reward points when you spend $300 in one or more Aspen Snowmass transactions by January 12, 2018.…

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$6.50 Aspen Snowmass Lift Tickets Available Online

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a great opportunity to ski at Aspen Snowmass this winter for just $6.50 on December 15, 2017, to celebrate their 50th anniversary with lift ticket prices from 1967. At the time the terms seem to read that you had to have a one-night stay booked through Stay Aspen Snowmass to buy the $6.50 tickets. However, either the previous terms were just poorly worded or they changed their minds and eliminated the lodging requirement because…

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Hyatt Place Keystone Now Opening During 2018 Ski Season!

Last year I shared the great news that the Inn at Keystone had been sold and was rebranding as a Hyatt Place Keystone and a couple of months ago we learned that the hotel was going to be a Category 4 Hyatt property and was accepting reservations for stays beginning May 1, 2018. That was all very good news, but now the news for ski-loving families gets even better!   Hyatt Place Keystone Now Opening During 2018 Ski Season! The Hyatt Place…

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$6.50 Lift Tickets at Aspen Snowmass to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

I love fall, but apparently my travel dreams are shooting straight for winter and ski season as I have found myself hunting for ski deals right now far more than anything else travel related. Maybe my subconscious just wants as far away from hurricane season as we can get. Anyway, in addition to the still-available free kid’s ski passes to some top notch Colorado resorts that I wrote about yesterday, there is a phenomenal life ticket deal available for one…

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