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April 04, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 146

Taking a winter ski vacation in a great resort with amazing views of the mountains can seem too expensive for a lot of families. But what many people don't know is that there are many ski vacation deals out there; you simply have to spend a little bit of time researching in order to find a great deal that fits your family's lifestyle and budget. There are several tips that families can use to save money on a ski trip.

1. Book in early fall. Most people are busy getting the kids in school, football season, going to all kinds of fall activities and work instead of thinking about skiing and snowboarding but in late September and early October there are some great ski trip discounts that become available. By booking before the official ski season begins, families can secure their spot at a great resort and begin planning the trip of a lifetime. The best time to book a ski vacation is between the beginning of October and the end of November.

2. Stay during the week. Many locals typically hit the slopes on the weekends, making a Friday through Sunday stay quite pricey at the best ski resorts. By staying during the week, a family can take advantage of great weeknight prices while also enjoying the slopes all to themselves. Many people don't think about organizing a Monday through Thursday vacation, but this can save families a bundle when planning a winter ski vacation.

3. Check out local tourism agencies. Most large ski resort areas have tourism bureaus and agencies associated with them. These organizations aim to promote the area, resorts and local attractions, so those planning a ski vacation will often find great ski trip discounts through these agencies. This is also a great way to get a feel for the area and know where a lot of the best shops, restaurants and tourist attractions are before you even set foot out of the house.

Ski vacation deals are not as hard to come by as it may seem. All it takes is a little research and a little knowledge and the next thing you know you'll be enjoying a wonderful ski vacation with your family. It's a great way to enjoy the winter months, and to spend time with family. Whether you're skiing down the slopes or enjoying the snow or you're snuggling at night in a cozy lodge in front of the fireplace and a mug of hot chocolate, everyone will have a great time when you get to take that ski vacation and it doesn't have to cost a fortune.

Finding great Vail vacation packages is something Deanna Leevy has always done to save money on ski trips. is a great online resource for finding Vail hotel deals.

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