[R489R, Waterville Valley] and Zipcar, Inc., the world's largest car-sharing service, are again offering Boston skiers and snowboarders an easy, affordable way to hit the slopes this winter.  When skiers arrive at Waterville Valley in a Zipcar, everyone in the vehicle will receive a $15 discount off adult or college student lift tickets that day, as well as learn to ski or snowboard packages.  Zipsters also receive a deal on ski or snowboard rentals, offered at $28 for a full day, discounted from the regular price of $41.

Waterville Valley and Zipcar will hit college campuses in January 2010 with a lift ticket deal for full-time college students.  Students who carpool to Waterville Valley on a non-holiday weekday in a Zipcar may purchase lift tickets that day for $30 and receive free ski or snowboard rentals.  Proof of full-time status and college ID will be required.

"Zipcar is a convenient and smart way to get to the slopes with friends when the snow hits.  With Zipcar's innovative technology and Waterville Valley's convenient location, members can reserve a car online, pick it up and be on the slopes in roughly two hours," says Deb Moore, Director of Marketing.

Gas, insurance, and 180 miles are included in the price of a Zipcar reservation,

Zipcar is the world's leading car-sharing service with 325,000 members and 6,500 vehicles in urban areas and college campuses throughout 28 North American states and provinces as well as in London, England.  Zipcar offers more than 30 makes and models of self-service vehicles by the hour or day.

More information. www.Zipcar.com