One sweet deal from Hertz: Drive up. Fly down.
Hertz customers can save $50 on a weekly 4WD rental of a Ford Escape, Explorer, Expedition, Expedition EL or similar vehicle from Nov. 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009. Plus with extras like ski and snowboard racks, or NeverLost, the GPS in-car navigation satellite system, it's a breeze to get to the slopes. Hertz also provides great peace of mind with services like 24-Hour Emergency Roadside Assistance. Visit Hertz for details on this and other special offers.
Beginners and Kids Score at A-Basin:
Take your tyke to the ticket window at Arapahoe Basin and they ski for free. Receive one free child lift ticket (6-14) with every full-price adult lift ticket purchased. It's valid any day of the 2008-09 ski season. Kids over 14 can get beginner lift tickets for $15 at the Molly Hogan learning center. Offer available through Dec.12, 2008. Call (888) ARPAHOE to order.
Copper Mountain Jumps The Start:
With Loveland and A-Basin building steam for early season openings, Copper Mountain won't be far behind. Refusing to wait any longer than necessary, Copper plans to open one week ahead of its scheduled opening date - welcoming skiers and riders on Friday, Nov. 7. Guests ready to arc will get a 15 percent discount on lodging when they also purchase their lift ticket with rates from $99 per person/per night.
The following week (the original Opening Dates), Copper will host the annual Lift Off festivities.There will be demos, movie premiers, music, and Lift Off lodging packages through Nov. 14-16. Call (866) 534-7443 to plan your escape.