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October 11, 2011 (Girdwood, Alaska) – In preparation for the upcoming winter ski season, Alyeska Resort is excited to announce a variety of new products and promotions to help skiers and riders find additional savings this winter. Hotel packages at Alyeska Resort are designed with Alaskans in mind – offering value, diverse amenities and a chance to enjoy the luxury of the resort property and natural beauty of Glacier Valley.
The Hotel Alyeska is currently offering an Early Bird Savings on lodging. Guests who make their reservation before October 31, 2011 can save 25% off lodging for stays this winter season. The valid stay timeframe is from November 23, 2011 through April 29, 2012, blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Alyeska Resort Reservations can be reached by phone at 907-754-2111 or 800-880-3880, or online at Alyeska Resort.com.
The classic Ski & Stay Package is back at last year’s rates. The package starts from $179 for midweek stays to $199 for weekend stays per night based on double occupancy in a standard room. Guests can also enjoy savings on upgraded room types which offer greater mountain views or suites with additional living room space. The package includes one-night stay, lift ticket and $25 resort credit per package. Up to four adults can stay on one package per room for an additional fee of $25 per adult.
For non-skiers, the new Winter Wonderland Package offers a great savings on lodging and $50 resort credit which can be used throughout the resort for dining, shopping, spa services and more. This package also includes a special savings card which offers 15% discount at the shops in The Hotel Alyeska and services at The Spa at Alyeska. The package is available from $149 (midweek) to $169 (weekend) per night based on double occupancy. For a complete list of winter packages, please visit the website. Please note: all packages are subject to availability, taxes and fees.
The resort also offers a variety of methods to save on season passes and lift tickets this fall. Day lift ticket rates have not increased with an adult lift ticket available for $60 per day and $45 per day for students, military, and seniors (ages 60-69). For a complete list of day lift ticket rates, please visit AlyeskaResort.com.
Season Pass Sale and Discounts
Alyeska Resort season passes are on-sale through October 31, 2011. The prices offer up to 10% off regular rates with additional savings possible when guests take advantage of either discount: Perfect Family Discount (PFD) or Buddy Discount. The Perfect Family Discount offers savings up to 50% off for two dependent passes with the purchase of a regularly priced guardian pass. The Buddy Discount offers between $25 and $50 off each participating pass when purchased together on the same transaction. The discounts expire on December 31, 2011. To receive either discount, please purchase season passes either in person at the Tram Ticket Office located in The Hotel Alyeska or over the phone by calling 907-754-2275. Passes are also available online at AlyeskaResort.com.
Alyeska Resort is offering significant discounts on packs of two lift tickets at the Dimond and DeBarr Anchorage Costco Wholesale locations as well as Costco.com this winter. This season’s offering includes two lift tickets for one guest valid anytime during the 2011/12 ski season. The retail value for the two-pack is $95.99 which reflects up to a 20% savings off regular price. The tickets are non-transferable and valid seven days a week including night-skiing when available. The ticket packages will be available from late-October through March.
Alyeska Resort has partnered up with Groupon this fall for a mid-November lift ticket promotion. The Groupon offers two ways to save. Groupon members can choose between two for one midweek lift tickets valid Monday to Friday and two for one night-skiing tickets. The offer may have some blackout dates and other restrictions. Groupon is a daily online sales site with close to 50,000 members in Anchorage. Visit www.Groupon.com for more information.
Alyeska Resort supports our troops all winter with season-long military discounts on lift tickets and lodging when a valid military ID is presented. In addition, the resort is proud to bring back five “Military Mondays” scheduled for the first Monday of each month between December and April. The 2011/12 dates include: December 5, 2011; and January 2, February 6, March 5 and April 2, 2012. Guests with valid military ID receive a free lift ticket and 50% off rental equipment (regular skis and snowboards, excluding demo gear). The Sitzmark Bar & Grill and Glacier Express, located at the Upper Tram Terminal, will feature lunch specials. The Hotel Alyeska’s special rate starts from $109 per night for stays on either Sunday or Monday night during Military Mondays (excluding Sunday, January 1, 2011). To make reservations, please call 907-754-2111 or 800-880-3880, or book online using the special code: MILMOND.
Santas Ski Free
One of the resort’s most popular traditions, guests who dress from head-to-boot in Santa Clause attire will receive a free lift ticket for skiing on Friday, December 23, 2011. To receive the complimentary ticket, please visit any Alyeska Resort Ticket Office on Friday with costume.
For the holiday shopping season, Alyeska Resort has a new location for its gift booth. The resort has partnered with the Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall this upcoming holiday season with a kiosk-style booth scheduled to be open December 10th to 24th. This season, the booth will offer Alyeska Resort Gift Cards as well as select Alyeska souvenir gift items. The Alyeska Gift Card is the perfect one-size-fits-all present valid for purchases throughout the resort at restaurants, shops and spa, as well as on lodging and season passes. In addition the Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall booth, Alyeska Gift Cards are available online at AlyeskaResort.com or by calling 907-754-2108.