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While there may be no such thing as a free lunch, we guarantee that no-cost travel goodies do exist. Our sixth edition of this series rounds up some nifty freebies and near freebies, like hotel parking, museum visits, and even cruises. Check out these deals for the coming year, but book fast—free doesn't last forever.
Kids Ski Free
Between airfare, equipment rentals, lift tickets, and obligatory hot-chocolate breaks, skiing can get expensive, and taking the whole family can break the bank. Luckily, many resorts offer ski-free benefits for kids. Check out Park City's information page for reduced or free rates for children, including free access for kids six and under at Snowbird and Park City Mountain resorts. Colorado's Keystone offers free stay-and-ride benefits for kids 12 and under. And in ski resorts throughout Colorado, Vermont, Utah, and other snow-happy states, fifth graders can ski for free with special passports; find information about Colorado's passport program and Vermont's 5th Grade Passport, or Google your destination for more information.
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