Where to find the best deals for Breckenridge Lift Tickets & FAQ's
Buy your lift tickets online and get the lowest price guarantee! Purchase tickets 7 days or more in advance for the biggest savings. Purchase tickets up to midnight the night before you ski and still save money off the regular ticket window price.
The cutoff date for the season pass is tentatively set for December 2, 2018. If you miss the cutoff date for a season pass and plan to ski just a few days, buy a 3-day-pack, 4-day-pack, or even up to 14-pack for cost savings off the daily rate.
Vail Resorts offers tiered pricing that varies according to dates and conditions. On an early- or late-season day when not all lifts and/or runs are open, prices can be 30% or more lower than during the holidays or regular season; however, these must be purchased online in advance to get such big savings.
Buddy Passes/Ski With a Friend
If you’ve got a buddy who has a season pass, see if he/she can set you up with a buddy pass or ski with a friend ticket. These are both discounted daily lift tickets. The discount varies according to time of season. Call the lift ticket office directly for pricing and know that your buddy has to be with you to purchase a buddy or friend pass.
Alternative, Less Costly Tickets: Half-day and late-day tickets are for sale at significantly lower prices
Half-day lift tickets are available for same day purchase only. Prices and start times vary per resort. Please visit any of the resort lift ticket offices for the most current information. Half-day lift tickets cannot be used in the morning.
Half-day and late-day tickets are for sale at significantly lower prices, again in tiers depending on the time of season. For example, at Breckenridge a half-day ticket goes on sale at 12:00 pm for $129 versus $137 during the holiday. This is a $32 savings off of a full-day ticket. A late-day pass goes on sale at 2:00 pm for $81. These prices drop even further late season in April.
With half-day or late-day tickets, you won’t be getting first tracks, but often you will find that you’ll miss the lunch crowd at noon, or have the slopes to yourself near closing time when those who started early have tired out and called it quits for the day. If you go half day or late when the snow is falling all day, you’ll still find fresh tracks and soft snow. Half-day and late-day tickets are only available for purchase at the ticket window on day of use. You can call the ticket office for the Vail Resort of your choice directly for daily pricing information.
TIP: Mornings can be a busy time at the windows, so if you arrive the day prior, try to pick up your ticket(s) in the afternoon. The ticket windows are typically open until 4pm, but vary by location, so check before you go.
The Breckenridge lift ticket office number is (970) 496-5455 or (970) 754-0012.
For more information on daily ticket prices call Vail Resorts at (970) 754-0011, 8am to 8pm MT, Mon – Fri or 8am to 6pm MT, Sat – Sun
Other Discount Options:
Active military personnel can purchase a full-day lift ticket for a deep discount on regular season dates.
Keystone/Arapahoe Basin Pass: The best deal for unlimited skiing and riding in Colorado. Only $369 for unlimited skiing at both resorts. Prices go up on Oct 7, 2018. Another little known secret: Pass holders of the Keystone/A-Basin pass can buy daily lift tickets at Breckenridge for up to 50% off the face price.
If you would like to participate in night skiing at Keystone and you have already skied at Breckenridge that day, you may use your Breckenridge ticket as a coupon to purchase a night skiing ticket for Keystone for $10.
King Soopers & Liftopia
For Copper Mountain and Loveland, King Soopers in the Front Range area sells lift tickets for Copper Mountain and Loveland inside the store.
You can also check out Liftopia for discount tickets to Arapahoe Basin, Copper Mountain, and Loveland. Note that Arapahoe Basin is a Vail Resort Partner, but not owned by Vail Resorts so their tickets can be purchased on Liftopia, however, since Vail Resorts guarantees the best prices, tickets for Arapahoe Basin are actually less expensive at www.arapahoebasin.com than on Liftopia ($7 less on average).
Kids Ski Free: The 2018-2019 Kids Colorado Pack offer will expire Oct 7, 2018. If you missed out, make a note to get in on the deal next year. Kids K-5 can ski FREE with the Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack for 4 days at each of these Vail Resorts: Breckenridge, Vail, Keystone, and Beaver Creek. This great program also includes one free first-timer ski or ride lesson with equipment rental.
The Most Affordable Option in Summit County is: Frisco Adventure Park. Ski all day for $30.
A best-kept secret for beginners and/or first-time skiers is the ski hill at Frisco Adventure Park. No crowds, no intimidation, and no big cash out of pocket. Ski all day for $30. Kids 4 and under ski free.
Frequently asked Questions:
- What is an Epic Day card?
An RFID EpicDay card is the card where your lift ticket gets electronically uploaded to. Hang onto it for future trips because you can add new lift tickets to existing cards!
- How can I add more days to my EpicDay card?
Add more days to your EpicDay card at checkout. Select "Have a Card". Choose your card from the dropdown menu or enter your card number manually. Your lift ticket(s) is now automatically loaded onto your existing EpicDay card.
- How will I receive my EpicDay card?
We gladly ship your EpicDay card to your door when you purchase online, 7 days in advance (14 days for international). If purchasing within 7 days of your trip (14 days for international guests), simply pick your card up at EpicDay Express window upon arrival.
- Should I keep my EpicDay card?
Absolutely! Skip the lines and head straight to the slopes on future trips by adding new Lift Tickets to your existing EpicDay card. When purchasing, simply select "Have a Card" online, choose the existing card #, and assign your new lift ticket.
- Other Resorts: If you exchange your Breckenridge lift ticket for a Keystone lift ticket you will receive a refund of the Breckenridge lift ticket tax and an additional $5 on adult tickets and $3 on child tickets. If you exchange your Breckenridge lift ticket for a lift ticket to Vail or Beaver Creek your refund of the Breckenridge lift ticket tax will be reduced by $5 for adult tickets and $3 for child tickets.
- Refundable? All lift tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Any Lift ticket adjustments needed may be made in-resort and will be based on the window rate ticket on the day of the adjustment.