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Information for guests from the UK

Welcome to Breck, UK Guests!

Welcome to Breck

We’re so excited that you’ve decided to join us over here in Breckenridge! With five huge peaks, 2,908 acres / 1,177 ha, four terrain parks, two half pipes, 1,061 acres / 429 ha of bowls, and an authentic mountain town with awe-inspiring views, there’s a reason why Breckenridge is one of the most popular ski destinations in the Western Hemisphere.

One of the most visited ski resorts in the world, Breck is a family friendly resort perched directly amidst one of the most historic former gold-mining towns in the Americas. The locals are world-renowned for their friendliness and quirky independent spirit, and visitors from all over the world continue to visit not only for the fantastic skiing and riding, but to experience that authentic Breck way of life. You’ll find plenty of information here to help plan your holiday.

Check out Breck's amazing vacation deals!

A Group of skiers at Breck

Lift Passes

The best deal in skiing is the EpicPass -- a ski pass that gets you unlimited access to Breckenridge as well as other amazing resorts around the world.  An EpicPass is currently priced at £712 - be sure to check exchange rates and get yours before the deadline. All the details you need can be found on the EpicPass page.  

>> Get your season pass

If you don't think you'll ski at least 5 days this season, getting your lift tickets ahead of time is the best call. You'll save over the walk-up price, avoid any queues when you get here, and secure your days on snow. 

>> Get your lift tickets

Book tickets now

Where to Stay

2 Bedroom DenCrystal Peak Lodge

Nestled at the base of Peak 7, Crystal Peak Lodge combines a rustic mountain setting with modern luxury to make for the ultimate Colorado ski vacation. Room rates vary between £123 and £461 a night depending on the size of apartment. Full service & self catered apartments available.

>> Book Crystal Peak now 


Mountain View Queen RoomDoubleTree by Hilton
Hilton is now in Breckenridge! The newly renovated DoubleTree sits at the base of Peak 9 (walking distance to Main St.) and offers spacious accomodations, a complimentary shuttle service, and easy access to everything Breck has to offer. Room rates vary between £92 and £311 a night depending on the size of apartment. Full service property.

>> Book a DoubleTree Hilton room now


Condo Dining RoomMountain Thunder Lodge

Mountain Thunder Lodge is one of the best places to stay in Breckenridge with a location directly across from the base of the gondola in town and a variety of rooms types to choose from. Room rates vary between £104 and £411 a night depending on the size of the apartment or townhome. Self catered property.

>> Book a place at Mountain Thunder Lodge now


One Ski HIll Place interiorOne Ski Hill Place

With a convenient location right at the base of Peak 8, this ski-in/ski-out Colorado resort is a skier's dream. Walk out the door to the Colorado and Rocky Mountain SuperChairs or hop on the gondola to town to make the most of our world-class shopping and dining. Room rates vary between £116 and £834 a night depending on the size of apartment or townhome. Full service property.

>>Book a room at One Ski Hill Place


King BedroomVillage Hotel

Easy access to 30 lifts and over 150 trails make the Village Hotel one of the top places to stay in Breckenridge. With a perfect combination of location, convenience, selection, and value, The Village Hotel might be the next great spot for your Colorado ski holiday. Room rates vary between £79 and £210 a night depending on the size of apartment or townhome and when you'd arrive. Full service & self catered apartments available. 

>> Book a room at the Village Hotel

1-Bedroom MasterVillage at Breck

A long-time favourite, the Village at Breckenridge apartments are perfect for families with access to ski school right out the door as well as on-site ski and board rentals from Breck Sports. The Village at Breckenridge has ski-in/ski-out access and is a half a block from Main Street. Room rates vary between £61 and £409 a night depending on the size of apartment or townhome and when you'd arrive. Full service & self catered apartments available.

>> Book a condo at the Village at Breck

Where to Stay

How to get here

Getting to Breckenridge 
FLIGHTS

British Airways offer direct flights from London Heathrow airport to Denver International Airport (the closest and most convenient airport to Breckenridge) multiple times a day. Expand your trip and stop over in New York or Boston to really experience the diversity of the States. 


TRANSPORTATION FROM DENVER 

Take a shuttle

Colorado Mountain Express provides Door-to-Door shuttle service from Denver International Airport (DIA) to any location in Keystone and Breckenridge Resorts.  

Book a shared shuttle with Colorado Mountain Express (CME) for a comfortable and convenient trip. Shuttles depart on the hour to meet your travel needs. Or book a Premier Private Car Service with CME. Premier's privately chauffeured luxury vehicles offer the ultimate in safety, comfort and convenience. Travel to Breck from DIA and Eagle Airports on your preferred schedule. 

Colorado Mountain Express provides Breck guests personalised travel services with privately chauffeured four-wheel drive vehicles and executive vans. Providing transportation and charter services throughout Colorado. 

>> Book a shuttle

Rent a Car

We offer rental cars from Hertz. Hertz offers a great selection of vehicles to accommodate a variety of group sizes and specially equipped vehicles for winter driving in Colorado. NOTE: Hertz requires the driver to be a minimum age of 25. To hire a car, most companies will require a driver's license and a second form of identification. If the driver's license is in another language, an International Driving permit may be required. 

>> Book a Rental Car

Local Businesses

Local Ex-Pats Favorite Haunts

Plenty of Ex-Pats have named Breckenridge their permanent home and have set up establishments that reflect the town's unique local character as well as a bit of their homeland's personality. Here are a few places in town to check out to feel a bit more at home: 

Burke and Rileys Breckenridge Burke & Riley's 
Mark Burke is from an Irish Boston family and own and operates Burke & Riley's - where there is always plenty going on. For a wee pint or just to say slainte! Stop in this pub located at the South end of Main Street near Empire Burger.


Fireside Inn  

Former Brit Alex Smith owns this quaint hostel located right in the middle of town. Many of those who have crossed the pond have stumbled in here to take a break from the slopes or the bars.


The Crown The Crown 
A British-style coffee house located in the Historic District in Breckenridge, offering Deli style fare, bakery items, coffee and tea. Sit by the fireplace and enjoy the cozy atmosphere. 


Salt Creek Restaurant
Salt Creek
 
Salt Creek is a BBQ style Restaurant and Saloon managed by a young man from Tipperary. Dine in their Mountain Lodge atmosphere featuring only the finest quality steaks available and true Texas-style Barbeque.

What to Expect

Your first time visiting Breckenridge should be an experience you will always remember. We’ve put together a list of hints and advice to help make your trip unforgettable.

Proper Clothing:

Dress for cooler temperatures but be prepared for sudden weather changes. It's colder at higher altitudes and layers of clothing are a good idea. It may feel colder or warmer depending on whether it's windy or cloudy on one hand, or sunny with still air on the other. It's best to dress in layers and wear breathable clothing, such as smart wool that keeps moisture away from the skin.

Ski apparel:

Appropriate dress can make or break your day on the slopes. It is worth investing in a pair of waterproof ski pants as jeans get wet and do not allow enough movement. It is best to dress in layers as temperatures can vary from day to day. A waterproof shell is your best bet for a jacket, with a fleece and under layers for additional warmth. Contrary to popular belief, the thinnest pair of cotton socks is essential in boot comfort, allowing for optimal circulation and boot fit. Additional comfort can be achieved by wearing highly breathable clothing specifically made for winter outdoor activities. Neck gators, hats and face masks are also highly recommended.

For more helpful information about visiting Breckenridge for the first time click here.

Sun:

Because of the thinner atmosphere and reflection from snow or water, you can sunburn much more easily than most people think. Ultraviolet light is more intense at higher altitudes. At 9600 feet, the sun is 40% stronger than at sea level. Apply sunscreen several times a day and always wear eye protection. Sunglasses or goggles with UV protection are a must. Lip balm/chapstick is also a necessity.

Acclimatisation:

When travelling to a higher altitude it is important to remember a few key things to help you acclimate.

Stay Properly Hydrated: Acclimatization is often accompanied by fluid loss, so you need to drink lots of fluids to remain properly hydrated (at least 3-4 litres per day). 
Avoid tobacco and alcohol and other depressant drugs during acclimation, which can also lead to dehydration. Light Activity during the day is better than sleeping because respiration decreases during sleep, exacerbating Altitude Sickness symptoms.

Symptoms include fatigue, decreased appetite, shortness of breath with minimal exertion, nausea, headache and sleep disturbances. These symptoms are often worse the second day at altitude (but resolve in four to five days). Rest is the key to treating mild forms of altitude sickness.

Stay warm from head-to-toe: It's important to keep warm whenever you are outside in cold and/or windy conditions. Fingers, ears and noses are especially susceptible to the cold. Keep skin covered and warm up frequently. Here in Breckenridge we enjoy over 300 "blue bird" days of sunshine on average per year.

Atmosphere:

Breckenridge prides itself in being a laid back, casual mountain town. No need to bring your high-heels or dress clothes. Jeans and a sweater/fleece are the norm around here.

Tipping when traveling:

Tipping at a restaurant: 
If you're really pleased with your service, most experts will tell you to tip 20 percent. If you think the service was bad but not terrible, put down 10 percent.

Suggested tipping rates:

  • Airport or train porter: $1-2 per bag
  • Airport wheelchair assistance: $3-5 upon arrival at the gate
  • Courtesy shuttle drivers: $1-2 per bag
  • Hotel bell staff: $1-2 per bag
  • Hotel concierge: $10-20 depending on request, at departure
  • Hotel doorman: no tip, unless they handle luggage or call a cab
  • Hotel maid: $2-3 per night
  • Parking valet: $3-5 at pickup

For more helpful information about tipping in the USA please click here.  

Time Difference:

Standard time zone

UTC/GMT -7 hours
Time zone abbreviation MST - Mountain Standard Time

Blogs

Check out some UK inspired blogs posts on the Breckenridge Blog!

first tracks


First Tracks Fridays offered to Breck Lodging Guests


Titled “First Tracks Fridays”, this program will allow guests staying at the official lodging properties of Breckenridge Ski Resort to access the mountain one hour before it opens to the... Read More


international pro skiers take on Breck
International pro skiers take on Breck's park and pipe


Breckenridge is home to a world-famous terrain park and halfpipe, having won awards and hosted the Dew Tour Mountain Championships for the past six years. So naturally, the best skiers and snowboarders from around the world come to Breckenridge... Read More


James Woods
James Woods' top 5 moments from the 2012-2013 season


This winter has been absolutely fantastic for me, I’m almost speechless! (Luckily not quite though or this blog would be rubbish!) From the very beginning of the pre-season leading up to this winter, things were extremely exciting. So I’m going to say my first top moment... Read More



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