The Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card recently launched BoldFamilyTravel.Chase.com, an interactive, online resource allowing families to plan future travel together. The launch followed the Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card Survey of parents and grandparents that revealed most parents believe children are important resources for planning family vacations and that one-third of parents don’t currently involve their children in planning but would like to.
Ski bunnies, powder lovers and their families have new in-state transportation options this year to get to some of Colorado’s most-loved winter destinations. Non-stop flights from a variety of airlines depart Denver International Airport (DEN) to Aspen Pitkin County Airport (ASE), Durango La Plata County Airport (DRO), Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT), Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ), Steamboat/Hayden Regional Airport (HDN) and Telluride Regional Airport (TEX).
There’s no question skiing puts a dent in your wallet, but this season Colorado Ski Country USA resorts provide affordable fun for families looking to hit the slopes, including kids-ski-free programs with complimentary or discounted lift access.
Nearly every ski resort in Italy has an area for beginners, but a number go the extra mile. Some resorts offer magic carpet lifts, dedicated beginner terrain, children’s centers that combine ski lessons with child care, or long gentle cruisers the whole family can enjoy. Some have special ski runs for children complete with cartoon characters and kid-friendly challenges to improve their technique. Lodging is easy to find, with family-sized rooms and suites at luxury hotels or modest inns and ski lodges.