With a bold move into a lodging segment that has traditionally belonged to the managed rental, condo and timeshare market, Airbnb is offering a $100 discount to winter sports enthusiasts who book their stay in an Airbnb accommodation with a new ski promotion.
What’s the Big Deal?
First time Airbnb users must book a stay with a minimum value of $500 (excluding taxes and fees) to be eligible for the $100 discount coupon, and this promotion is valid only if booked between September 29, 2016 and October 29,2016 for travel between December 1,2016 and April 1, 2017.The company is claiming to have more than 14,000 listings with fireplaces — and nearly 11,000 with hot tubs — in the most popular ski towns in the USA and Canada, so you have plenty to choose from.
Bookings must be within one of these top regions they cover for winter mountain sports, listed alphabetically.
- Aspen and Vail
- Catskills and Hudson Valley
- Jackson Hole
- Mammoth Lakes
- Park City
- Sun Valley
Fun Facts for Data (Powder) Hounds
Airbnb collects so much data from its landlords and users that the company is able to share statistics that ski trivia lovers will enjoy. Did you know?
Park City, Breckenridge, South Lake Tahoe, and Steamboat Springs have the greatest number of available rental homes.
Park City has the largest number of home rentals sleeping 10 or more. Breckenridge, South Lake Tahoe, and Steamboat Springs are close behind for big ski groups.
Lake Tahoe features 4,500 listings in 14 towns, and 75% of the Airbnb rentals in both North and South Lake Tahoe are cabins.
Park City, South Lake Tahoe, Breckenridge, and Big Bear Lake have the largest inventory of homes with five or more bedrooms.
Mammoth Lakes, Keystone, Steamboat Springs, and Telluride have the most condominiums in closest proximity to the lifts.
Park City (84%), Breckenridge (85%), Steamboat Springs (85%), and Winter Park (84%) have the highest number of Airbnb listings with fireplaces.
Park City, Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, and South Lake Tahoe have the greatest number of listings with hot tubs.
Trending now among Airbnb shopers are the towns of Telluride, Colorado and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Next Step? Plan your Ski Vacation
With so many options in slopeside and nearby lodging, and a potential 20% savings by booking right now, it’s time to start thinking snow.
This story was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question, and stay up to date with current events to ensure a safe and successful trip.