-- Upscale Telluride resort adds 20 percent off lodging to make for best ski country deal --
TELLURIDE, Colorado (Jan.
25, 2013) â Skiers and snowboarders in Phoenix and the Bay Area who act fast can take advantage of one of the best travel deals in ski country, with two-for-one airline tickets straight to Telluride, and substantial savings on lodging at the Mountain Lodge.
Travelers can purchase two-for-one airline tickets on Allegiant Air, non-stop to Telluride Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) from either Phoenix-Mesa airport (IWA) or Oakland International Airport (OAK). Airfares from Phoenix to Telluride start at $46.99 one-way ($93.98 round-trip). Fares from Oakland to Telluride start at $49.99 one-way ($99.98 round-trip).
The two-for-one offer is good through April 3, but travelers must book tickets by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31. Travelers must book reservations by calling Telluride Central Reservations at 888-605-2578 and mentioning the 2 for 1 Allegiant promotion with lodging at the Mountain Lodge. The Telluride Montrose Regional Air Organization, Telluride Ski Resort and Crested Butte Mountain Resort partnered with Allegiant Air on the winter airfare special.
Every third night free.
In addition to substantial air deals, through April 8, Mountain Lodge at Telluride is offering substantial savings on lodging when purchased with the Allegiant Promotion. The Mountain Lodge, Telluride's premier slope side condominium property is offering âevery third night freeâ when purchased with the Allegiant 2 for 1 air package. Stay 7 nights and two nights are free.
âThe two-for-one airline tickets, combined with the excellent lodging special, makes for an almost-unheard-of opportunity for an affordable Telluride ski trip,â says Neil Hastings, director of marketing for Mountain Lodge at Telluride. âThis is the best deal in ski country, hands-down.â
Telluride's world-famous slopes offer 1,700 acres, 92 trails, a vertical drop of 3,530 feet, runs of up to 4.6 miles in length, 17 lifts (including 2 high-speed gondolas) and complimentary tours of the ski mountain on skis or snowboards. Average annual snowfall stands at 309 inches. The resort's ski school offers lessons for the most novice to the most advanced skier or snowboarder. Telluride Ski Resort's NASTAR course ranks participants nationally and provides an opportunity to win gold, silver, and bronze.
Telluride Flight Schedule
For most up-to-date information, availability and fares, visit www.allegiantair.com.
Depart Oakland 8 a.m., arrive Montrose 11 a.m.
Depart Montrose 11:40 a.m., arrive Oakland 12:50 p.m.
Depart Phoenix-Mesa 8 a.m., arrive Montrose 9:20 a.m.
Depart Montrose 1 p.m., arrive Phoenix-Mesa 1:25 p.m.
Depart Oakland 7 a.m., arrive Montrose 10 a.m.
Depart Montrose 3:15 p.m., arrive Oakland 4:25 p.m.
Depart Phoenix-Mesa 1:10 p.m., arrive Montrose 2:30 p.m.
Depart Montrose 10:45 a.m., arrive Phoenix- Mesa 11:10 a.m
Mountain Lodge at Telluride (www.mountainlodgetelluride.com, 970-369-6017)
Mountain Lodge at Telluride is an exclusive, upscale resort. At 9,500 feet in the San Juan Mountains, the ski-in/ski-out slope side resort offers luxury suites, one-, two- and three-bedroom condominium units, and private cabins with up to six bedrooms. All units feature private balconies or patios, jetted tubs, and luxurious robes., and are equipped with fireplaces, and gourmet kitchens with granite countertops.
Property amenities include concierge services, full 24-hour front desk service, daily housekeeping, grocery shopping service, fitness center, massage room, steam room, fitness room, outdoor heated pool and hot tubs, and complimentary wireless Internet service in all units and the main lodge. The View Restaurant and Bar offers a 50-foot vaulted ceiling and massive stone fireplace; serving breakfast daily, aprĂšs-ski specials and dinner. The View is named for the spectacular views of the surrounding 14,000 ft. peaks.
The resort has been listed as one of the top 50 ski hotels in North America in Conde Nast Traveler's annual âBest Places to Ski & Stay in North Americaâ readers' poll.
Contacts: Neil Hastings, Mountain Lodge at Telluride, 970-369-5000, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gaylene Ore, Ore Communications, 970-812-8733, email@example.com