As family skiing becomes more popular, condos at ski resorts are increasingly in high demand, becoming harder to find and book as ski season gets closer. So, if winter family travel plans include a vacation or even a weekend getaway at a ski resort, now is the time to nail down that condo.
The first to go are those right on the slopes, called ski-in/ski-out rooms. These are especially popular with families because everyone doesn’t need to go to the mountain at the same time. If someone wants to sleep late or young kids need a nap break, “home” is a few strides away. There’s no need to lug everyone’s equipment from the car each day, and you don’t need to stand in line for lunch when there’s a refrigerator and microwave in your condo.
These slope-side condos aren’t the only ones going fast. Suites at nearby hotels and resorts are also in high demand, especially at those with shuttles to the slopes. Most of these are also equipped with kitchens or kitchenettes where you can prepare your family’s breakfast and dinner.
The easiest to find as the season grows closer — or even after skiing begins — are those a little way from the mountain. Even though you’ll need to travel to the slopes each day, having a suite with plenty of room and kitchen facilities is a convenience you’ll appreciate.
The other advantage of booking a condo well ahead of ski season is you’ll have more choice of price ranges and are more likely to score one in your preferred price range. As choices get smaller, prices get higher. So if you haven’t begun your search for your family’s ski home-away-from-home, now is the time.
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Well, your dreams could come true on your next family trip. With March 29 National Mermaid Day, these two resorts offer experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
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Known for its clear, vibrantly blue-green waters and varied and historic ports of call, the Adriatic is the new Mediterranean for cruise enthusiasts and family travelers. An Adriatic cruise is especially suited to multigen family trips, since it appeals to all ages with its beautiful beaches, water sports, rich marine life, historic cities, ancient archaeological sites, colorful cultures and varied cuisines. There is truly something for every traveler.
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Parents, it’s time to ditch family travel and embark on a romantic vacation at Solmar Hotels and Resorts in Los Cabos. Renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches and unparalleled hospitality, Los Cabos sets the stage for couples looking for a romantic escape away from the kids. At Solmar Hotels and Resorts, guests are invited to take advantage of the romantic accommodations, spa experiences, gastronomic delights and more.