Celebrate Winter and Act Now to Get These Epic Deals from Vail Resorts

21 December 2012
BROOMFIELD, Colo.–Dec 21, 2012–With the 2012-2013 ski and snowboard season in full swing, Vail Resorts is sharing tips on how to save on a winter vacation at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood. This season’s “Best for Less” offers are designed to provide skiers and riders the best value onseason passes,lift tickets, vacation photos, rental equipment, dining, lodging and more on their ski vacation.
The Lowest Price Guarantee on Lift Tickets Through Advance Purchase
Guests can save significantly on one-day and multi-day lift tickets when they purchase lift tickets in advance of their trip. Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood offer the “lowest price guarantee” on lift tickets when purchased seven days in advance online at www.snow.com/lifttickets  or through Vail Resorts Central Reservations. This guarantees the price will be the lowest available for that day – and significantly lower over the holiday period– compared to the window rate. The more guests ski during their vacation, the greater the savings– which can be up to 25 percent off of the window rate.
Vail Resorts Offers Unlimited Professional EpicMix Photos for a One-Time Price of $30 for the Entire Season
Last year Vail Resorts revolutionized the vacation photo experience with the launch of EpicMix Photo and skiers and snowboarders at the Company’s world-class resorts shared more than two million photos with family and friends through their social networks. This year, Vail Resorts is making it even easier for guests to keep those professional-quality photos forever by offering unlimited high-resolution downloadable images all season long for a one-time rate of $30.
EpicMix Photo allows Vail Resorts guests to get their photos taken by professional EpicMix photographers and combine them with vertical feet and digital pins earned through the EpicMix platform and share them socially on Facebook and Twitter. EpicMix professional photographers are strategically placed on-mountain at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly and Northstar to capture the best, most memorable images of a mountain vacation experience.
Kids Ski Free at Keystone. Every Day. All Season Long. No Blackouts.
Keystone Resort is taking kid-friendly programming to new heights; throughout the entire 2012-2013 winter season, children 12 and under will ski/snowboard for free at Keystone. As simple as childhood itself, Keystone’s Kids Ski Free program removes the red tape and fine print, has no blackout dates and is available on all weekends and holidays, a rarity in the ski industry. To qualify, families must stay two or more nights in one of Keystone’s numerous accommodation options, which span from luxury hotel rooms to cozy ski-in/ski-out condominiums. Families big and small are able to take advantage of the offer, as there are no restrictions on the number of children per adult. www.keystoneresort.com/kidsskifree 
Rent Equipment Online and Save up to 20 Percent
Reserve your ski and snowboard rentals online and save up to 20 percent on  the 2012-2013 walk-in rates. Guests can rent everything they  need at their convenience – online – and it'll be waiting for them in the rental shop at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly and Northstar. Rentskis.com also offers delivery service to to guests’ hotel or condo for free, meaning no additional up charge on the price of the rental. Guests can also drop off their rentals at another location for no additional charge, and in most cases overnight storage is free. Visit www.rentskis.com for more information.
Resort Dining Deals and Insider Tips
Après ski specials on drinks and appetizers at base locations, as well as daily lunch specials at some location are great ways to save. For example, Heavenly offers half-off drinks and food specials from 3:30-5:30 p.m. daily at Unbuckle at Tamarack Lodge. Additionally, Vail Resorts also offers 15 percent off food and soft drink beverages for season pass holders and for anyone who dines after 2 p.m. in our quick service on-mountain restaurants. .
PEAKS Rewards Membership: Get More Out of Your Vacation
PEAKS Rewards is a free membership program for guests at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood. With PEAKS guests  earn points for many of their purchases while on vacation and  are rewarded with free lift tickets, ski school lessons, and more. For more information visit www.snow.com.


About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado, and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com


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