How to Blow £5,000 in 24 hours at 8,000ft

One day in Vail, Colorado

17:25 13th December 2013 by Heather Irvine @heather_irv


Rumour has it that Vail is the most expensive resort in the world. In 2011, Trip Advisor published the results of a study that proved just that. It took the average cost of accommodation, daily ski rental, lift pass and threw in the cost of a burger, fries and a beer for good measure. The cost of one day in Vail? A staggering $745.56.

But scratch a little below the surface and you will find it is very easy to far surpass this daily budget if you put your mind to it. Alas, we began to dream of winning the lotto and heated debate between our team members on how you would spend a day in the world’s most expensive resort if money was no object ensued.

What a way to while away a couple of hours. And we have to say we are pretty happy with the result. If any multi-millionaires fancy sponsoring the MPORA dream we would be more than willing. We’re pretty good like that! In the meantime check out how we would spend £5,000 in a day in Vail.


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