Ski Trips

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Using Miles to Fly to Colorado for a One Night Ski Trip

I get crazy ideas every once in a while. Or rather, my idea of something that is within the bounds of normal-ish may seem crazy to someone else. This isn’t solely because of miles and points, but it is often related since they can make the otherwise impossible possible. A little over a month ago, I was chatting online with a friend who lives in Canada and a somewhat crazy idea was born. Our families have traveled together before, but…

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Comparing Ski Season Passes for the 2018 – 2019 Season

If you want to ski multiple days or multiple mountains, the best way to keep your per-day lift ticket costs as low as possible is to strategize where you want to ski in a year and purchase the best corresponding ski pass. To help with that goal, let’s compare ski season passes for the 2018 – 2019 season by looking at what is included with the Epic, Mountain Collective, and IKON Pass families…

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Cheap Family Eats and Worth-It Splurges in Vail

Vail sounds like a very expensive town, and if you judge based on the walk-up lift ticket rate or the price of some of the higher end lodging, it is. However, it doesn’t have to be that expensive when it comes town to eat. Here’s a look at some family-friendly cheap eats in Vail, as well as some very worth-it splurges for a nicer meal out on the town…

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Use Hilton Points at Ski Friendly Hotels Around the World

Family ski trips are the perfect time to use miles and points to make otherwise high travel expenses somewhat manageable. Since Hilton has properties basically everywhere, you can often use your Hilton points to stay right next to some amazing ski destinations. I haven’t always given Hilton the same amount of coverage as some of the other programs, but with the new Hilton cards such as the Hilton Honors American Express Business Card and Hilton Honors Ascend Card from American Express available with…

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