[R50R, Big White] and [R364R, Silver Star] offer packages that bundle up air travel, lodging, and lift tickets. Those flying in to the resorts have the option to ski free on their arrival day.

The round trip flights in the packages are via WestJet, which flies into Kelowna-the access for both resorts. Flights to Kelowna originate in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, and Toronto.

The Big White air travel inclusive package wraps together five nights of lodging with four days of skiing. Rates, which are available through April 10, start at $520 per person. The pricing for the packages is based on two adults and two children 12 years old or younger in a one bedroom deluxe plus condo with a private hot tub. Travel must happen Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Saturdays. Those making reservations need to use the code "GG" at the time of booking.

Silver Star's air inclusive packages combine three nights of lodging with three days of lift tickets. Rates, which are valid until April 4, start at $367 per person for lodging in a one-bedroom suite with an alcove. Refer to code "0A" (Zero A) when making reservations.

Those who fly WestJet can ski free on arrival days at Big White or Silver Star. Use your boarding pass and photo ID at the main ticket office to pick up a few runs in the afternoon.

More information: Big White, 800-663-2772; Silver Star, 800-663-4431