For The Best Ski Trip At Any Price, Use A Ski Travel Expert
If you could get a better version of the same vacation without spending more, you’d be silly not to.
Yet when it comes to skiing, thousands of American travelers do just that. Unlike cruises or safaris or complex itineraries, many never consider using a travel agent or specialist when planning a ski trip. That’s a big mistake, especially if you are headed someplace like Europe or Japan – skiing’s hottest destination – but it also applies if you are doing your annual trip to a place you think you “know,” like Vail or Aspen.
“In general you save 8-10% over what you would pay doing it yourself,” said Rick Reichsfeld, co-owner of Alpine Adventures. And just to be clear, Rick isn’t in the bargain vacation business – his company is the official ski travel supplier for the Virtuoso network of the nation’s best luxury travel agents. He saves money for people who don’t need to save money, but many also choose him because he can also do the seemingly impossible – like booking a dozen rooms at the swank Montage in Deer Valley for Matt Damon at the worst possible time, during the height of the Sundance Film Festival…
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