Kids Fly, Ride, Ski and Stay Free at Vail and Beaver Creek Offer Extended

09 February 2009
  • Kids fly, transport, stay and ski free on American Airlines flights into Vail/Eagle Airport now through March 31 with purchase of adult airfare purchased by Feb. 28, 2009

Beaver Creek, Colo. – February 3, 2009 – Families who plan to visit Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts this spring can take advantage of American Airlines’ Kids Fly Free offer now through March 31, 2009. Vail Resorts’ airline partner has agreed to extend its popular program through spring break offering free air travel for kids ages 2 through 12 years with one free paid adult (18+) fare into the Vail/ Eagle County Regional Airport now through March 31, 2009. American Airlines Kids Fly Free tickets must be booked by February 28, 2009 and are only valid in conjunction with lodging purchased through Vail and Beaver Creek Reservations or American Airlines Vacations. 

Upon arrival at the resorts, children under 12 also receive the following: free transportation via Colorado Mountain Express (CME) with a paying adult (18+); free skiing or riding at Vail and Beaver Creek with a paying adult (18+); and free lodging with a paying adult (18+) at select properties in Vail and Beaver Creek.

Airline tickets for the Kids Fly Free promotion on American Airlines may be purchased from now until Feb. 28, 2009, and the program is applicable to both non-stop flights and to connecting flights into Vail/Eagle. Travel to the resort must take place between Sunday and Wednesday; returning flights must occur between Monday and Friday. Guests may stay a minimum of 2 days and a maximum of 30 days.

For more information about the special Kids Fly Free program on American Airlines for flights into Vail/Eagle County Regional Airport, call Vail and Beaver Creek Reservations at 866-668-8245.
Guests flying into the Vail/Eagle County Regional Airport on many commercial flights through April 14, 2009 can also ski or ride free at Vail and Beaver Creek on their day of arrival. To participate, skiers and riders simply show their same-day boarding pass and Vail Valley lodging confirmation at any lift ticket window to redeem their free lift ticket valid the day of arrival only. Offer valid for certain flights based upon arrival times.

For more information about Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts and to check out special winter packages, visit and


Media Note: To download video of the Eagle County Regional Airport, visit Username: “snow”, password: “blizzard”.


About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading of mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties at the Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, the Heavenly Ski Resort 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 across the United States and the Caribbean. 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 and consumer website is


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