Kids Fly, Ride, Ski and Stay for Free this Winter

23 November 2008


·        Kids fly free on American Airlines flights into Vail/Eagle Airport
·        Kids receive free shuttle transportation from Vail/Eagle Airport to Vail or Beaver Creek on Colorado Mountain Express
·        Kids ski and stay free with a paid adult at Vail and Beaver Creek
·        Any guest can ski free on the day of arrival with the Fly In Ski Free program


BEAVER CREEK, Colo. – Fall 2008 – American Airlines and Vail Resorts have partnered once again this season to offer the ever-popular Kids Fly, Ski and Stay Free program valid with flights into the Vail/Eagle County Regional Airport. Guests to Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts can fly non-stop to Vail/Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) Dec. 2 – 12, 2008 and Jan. 4 – Feb. 13, 2009, taking advantage of free air travel for children ages 2 through 12 years; one child may travel free per paid adult (18+). Upon arrival, 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. in conjunction with a lodging package from Beaver Creek or American Airlines Vacations. The air piece cannot be purchased alone without lodging.
This year, the entire family can get in on the deal with two specials unique to Vail Resorts; Fly In Ski Free at Vail, and Ski Free Stay Free – the value-oriented “buy three get one free” lodging and lift ticket offer.
Guests flying into the Vail/Eagle County Regional Airport on a commercial flight between Nov. 21, 2008 and Apr. 19, 2009 can 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 ticket window to redeem their free lift ticket valid the day of arrival only.
Guests save even more on lodging and lift tickets with the Ski Free Stay Free offer. From Nov. 26- Dec. 20, 2008 , buy three nights of lodging and three days of skiing and get a fourth night and ski day free starting at $417 per person based on quad occupancy in a two-bedroom condominium at Falcon Point.  Visit or call (800) 404-3535 for reservations.
Airline tickets for the Kids Fly Free promotion on American Airlines may be purchased from now until Feb. 13, 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 Tuesday 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, visit, or call 866-668-8245 to book.



About Beaver Creek
Beaver Creek is a mountain laid upside down with gentle beginner terrain at the top for a true ski-down-the-mountain experience. Guests can experience village-to-village skiing from Beaver Creek to Bachelor Gulch to Arrowhead. It’s a mountain with long, perfectly pitched intermediate runs, carefully groomed or left to gather powder stashes. It’s a mountain dotted with endless groves of aspens for serious tree skiing and riding. It’s a mountain known for one of the toughest World Cup downhill courses in the world. It’s a mountain tucked away behind the main mountain with steep, thigh-burning bump runs. It’s a mountain surrounded by a charming village of Swiss-style interlocking buildings, luxurious accommodations, fine-dining establishments, myriad art galleries and high-end boutiques, and a world-class performing arts theater and ice rink, all wrapped up in superb service. Visit
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