VAIL BC MERCHANT PASS APPLICATION

2018/2019 Vail Mountain Resource Guide

2018/2019 Epic &  Epic Local Merchant Pass Info:

Merchant Epic:
Price: $899 all season
Unlimited with restrictions at Vail, Beaver Creek, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Stowe and Whistler Blackcomb. There are no restrictions for Breckenridge, Keystone, Wilmot, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton, Arapahoe Basin, Okemo, Mount Sunapee, Crested Butte, and Stevens Pass. Includes 7 days at Telluride.

Merchant Epic Local:
Price: $669 all season
10 days with restrictions at Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler Blackcomb. Unlimited with restrictions at Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, and Stowe. There are no restrictions at Breckenridge, Keystone, Wilmot, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton, Arapahoe Basin, Okemo, Mount Sunapee, Crested Butte, and Stevens Pass

  • Restrictions: Nov 23-24, 2018, Dec 26-31, 2018, Jan 19, 2019, Feb 16-17, 2019.
  • Pass Benefits: click on Merchant Pass Benefits Sheet below
  • Transferable one time within the same business for $110
  • Contract employees are not allowed in the program
  • If employee leaves the business, Merchant Pass must be deactivated by calling 970-754-3080 or emailing vbcmerchantpass@vailresorts.com immediately 

The timeline for a refund on a Season Pass for a Merchant Passholder is:

  • 100% refunded if request for refund is Dec 31 or earlier
  • 50% refunded from Jan 1st thru March 15th
  • No refunds after March 15th

Any questions regarding the pass please call 970-754-3080 or email vbcmerchantpass@vailresorts.com

Merchant Packet Forms 

Form A

Form C

 Merchant Deal Flyer

Merchant Pass Purchase Process

STEP 1:

Become a member of a qualified association:

STEP 2:

Participate in qualifying programs:

Vail Valley Partnership

Call the VVP at 970-477-4027 to register.

VVP Merchant Pass Info

Vail Chamber & Business Association

Call the VCBA at 970-477-0075 to register.

VVP or VCBA will contact Vail Resorts Merchant Pass office via email when conditions for eligibility in program have been met. No Merchant Passes will be issued until we have received this confirmation.

VCBA Merchant Pass Info

STEP 3:

After the Association (VVP or VCBA) notifies the Vail Resorts Pass Team, please allow 24 hours prior to visiting the pass office to purchase your passes.

Eagle County Merchant Passes can be purchased from any Vail or Beaver Creek Ticket Office. There are two ways to purchase Merchant Passes:

  • Vouchers can be purchased in bulk and given to employees to exchange at any pass office with the documentation described in Step 4. We recommend merchants track the voucher # they give to each employee.
  • Passes can be paid for by company check or company credit card. The company’s name must be on the form of payment.  Checks should be made out to Vail Resorts.
  • All upgrades of Epic Local Merchant Passes must be handled through the Merchant Pass Coordinators or the Golden Peak Ticket Office.

In addition, Merchant Passes are eligible for a one-time $110 transfer within the same business. The $110 payment must be made with a company check or company credit card.

  • Vail Lionshead Pass Office opens Nov 2nd, 9AM-5PM daily until Vail Mountain Opens.
  • Beaver Creek Pass Office opens Nov 3rd, 9AM-4PM daily until Beaver Creek Mountain Opens.

STEP 4: 

Please read over Form A (download above).

Bring all required documentation to the pass office.

  • Company Check/Company Credit Card or Pre-paid Voucher
  • Pay Stub OR Form C…avoid using Form C to avoid the Merchant Audit
  • Personal ID with photo

ALL MERCHANT PASSES MUST BE PAID IN FULL AT THE TIME OF PURCHASE