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Big/Little Cottonwood for less than 40$ a day

post #1 of 26
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Hope this helps some folks.  Less than $40 a day for Big/Little Cottonwood 3 day pass.  If the link doesn't work then just log onto Expedia or Travelocity and search for "things to do" in Salt Lake City and punch in your dates for Ski Utah Superpass.  The 3 day is the only one that offers any savings versus just going to Ski & see or Lifthaus.

 

 

Edited to add that even though the link shows 3 out of 14 days it's actually 3 out of 4 days so take that into account.

 

http://www.travelocity.com/things-to-do/ski-city-super-pass.a241667.activity-details?srp=true&location=Salt%20Lake%20City%20(and%20vicinity),%20Utah,%20United%20States%20of%20America&startDate=02/18/2015&endDate=02/21/2015


Edited by jgiddyup - 2/15/15 at 7:16pm
post #2 of 26

It looks like the 3 day pass ($118.50) costs less than a 2 day pass ($161.40.) (Also, a better deal than a 1 day at $80.70 or a 4 day at $304) 

I hope that they would honor the price and product currently on the site.. 

post #3 of 26

Thanks for that.  I bought the 3 day pass for my end of March trip.  Here is hoping there is snow left then.

post #4 of 26

Thanks for the heads up, jgiddyup! Just purchased 3 for our group.

post #5 of 26

How do you redeem your "lift pass" for this deal?

post #6 of 26
Looks like a great deal on the 3day pass.
If they actually send you the card you are good to go.
But Travelocity unlikely to use snail mail. From the ski utah site if you have a paper voucher, you trade it in for a scannable card your first day at the participating resort Ticket window. Then you are direct to lift after that

If you need bus ride before you get the card show your printout to the driver.
post #7 of 26

Just ordered one for my trip at the end of February.  Thanks for the heads up!

post #8 of 26

Something doesn't seem right. 

 

The three day is cheaper than the two day. 

 

The 10 day is cheaper than the 5 day.

post #9 of 26
Travelocity has been giving out lots of promos recently esp. For hotels. Its probabaly travelocity money being kicked in at random pricepoints like 100 off 300 on hotels, so its not superpass giving a discount or eating the loss. It's like the .com boom where companies sell stuff for less then they paid for it.
Thats why you get weird inflection points when the discount kicks in and you buy more and end up paying less versus logical cuts across the board.
I wouldnt doubt the deal.
post #10 of 26

Thanks for the steer. I am sitting in SLC at the moment nursing 'man flu' and waiting for the Presidents day crowds to go before I get back up on the mountains.

 

This is a real good deal if it is real, However there is something odd about the web site. I would like to hear back from someone who used it and had the voucher honored.

post #11 of 26

Just bought a pair for end of March as well.

 

The website is Travelocity, not a subcontracted type of thing, so I don't think it is a concern.

 

And Thanks jgiddyup!

post #12 of 26
Thread Starter 

I'll be turning my voucher in for the pass tomorrow and will let everyone know how it goes.  Since it's on expedia and travelocity and you receive a regular Itinerary number just like anything else you do with them I'm not concerned.  I think Raytseng is right or somebody screwed up the website and they'll pull it down after enough people buy it but either way we got a good deal.

post #13 of 26

Obviously, the website contains a mistake.

 

I have read about this situation before in regard to $1.00 airline fares and such.

 

Legally, they don't have to honor a mistake, but sometimes do.

 

Lots of luck!

post #14 of 26

I don't think it's an "obvious" mistake.

 

Travelocity just got bought by expedia.   When mergers happen like this, it shakes up the market and things are not just status quo or a "mistake" .  They may have some promo metric or other metric they need to meet to make wall street happy before the deal completes or as a new marketting push after being bought even if it's a book loss.

 

They've been offering deals out the wazoo.  Last week I booked a room in SLC in union park  Travelocity sent me that they were running 100 off $350 booking coupon as well $300 off $700.  That's a ridiculous 30% off or 40% off on what you'd think would be an efficient hotel market.  I had to actually look harder to find a more expensive room to qualify for the promotion.

They weren't offering these huge discounts as  % off coupons, it was all minimum spend coupons.

 

But also, this is completely low risk from a huge company, not like meet a guy from craigslist and pay in cash,  or your ticket is fake and there are no seats for you to the superbowl or the plane and you are left stranded.  

If it doesn't work out, you just pick up another ticket and dispute later.

 

Of course if you are shy about things like this, no worries, just don't buy it..  

post #15 of 26
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Originally Posted by raytseng View Post
 

I don't think it's an "obvious" mistake.

 

If it doesn't work out, you just pick up another ticket and dispute later.

 

Of course if you are shy about things like this, no worries, just don't buy it..  

Yep, that is why you pay with a credit card.  If there is an issue, you get your $$ back.  But looking at the voucher you get at check out, I am 100% sure it is a legit offer that will be honored.

post #16 of 26
Thread Starter 
Two vouchers redeemed at Alta today with no issues.
post #17 of 26
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Originally Posted by jgiddyup View Post
 


Sweet!

 

1 q though:  Did it validate for 3 out of 14 or 3 out of 4?  The main Ski City Super Pass site makes me think it will still be for the full 14 days.  Even if you do buy through another party you still should be getting the same product that they offer. I did not see an option on the main site (again, not Travelocity but the Utah one) for anything like 3 of 4 days...

 

Anyway, thanks for the heads up and thanks again for the confirmation that it works!  Gonna have to double rep you!

post #18 of 26

If I recall correctly, there was a similar great deal offered by Expedia or Travelocity for the Gathering several years ago in SLC.  I'd say this is legit.

post #19 of 26
Thread Starter 

Voucher redeemed at Alta yesterday but not used (had last day of Mountain Collective to use).  Straight onto the lift at Brighton today without issue.  Super easy and probably the best deal in western ski country at the momentThumbs Up

post #20 of 26

JG-Thanks for the tip. We're heading out next Friday and bought the vouchers. Kind of confusing though-it says valid from 3/1-3/4 but I'm assuming that when it's valid for activation and you get the 14 days to use it after that. If not, we'll just do the three resorts within the time period-hey, it's till a great deal!

post #21 of 26
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Originally Posted by John V. View Post

JG-Thanks for the tip. We're heading out next Friday and bought the vouchers. Kind of confusing though-it says valid from 3/1-3/4 but I'm assuming that when it's valid for activation and you get the 14 days to use it after that. If not, we'll just do the three resorts within the time period-hey, it's till a great deal!

I purchased 3 this week and it is 14 days once activated. Perfectly legit. Thanks again JG!
post #22 of 26
Thread Starter 

Your welcome all and I used it at Brighton days 1&3 and Alta day 2.  Straight to the lift no issues and took about 4 minutes to redeem the voucher at Alta:cool

post #23 of 26

Redeemed our today at Solitude-no problems other than a slight delay getting the cards. We enjoyed a nice day there with some fresh snow and sunshine! Looks like snow for Tuesday and Wednesday!

post #24 of 26

sent the link to a friend but looks like the deal is gone!

post #25 of 26
I just clicked on jg's link in the OP, and there still is a page describing discounts. However, the super-duper three day deal is gone. I guess they finally figured out that they had messed up. Too bad, I had some friends who could have used that deal next week. At this point in time, stopping at the Lift House Ski Shop at the bottom of BCC is a better deal.
post #26 of 26

Powerful algorithms do make sense. Travelocity being a big company had no choice but to unload certain number of overbought tickets due to low/slow snow year. 

Telling sign for quarterly earnings of ski companies severely affected by subpar snow year. MTN seems well hedged, God helps the others...

That was not "mistake", it is a telling sign.

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