If you have plans to visit Breckenridge, Colorado this winter, chances are that you'll need to choose a method for ground transportation between the Denver Airport and Breckenridge. A myriad of transfer choices exist including car rentals, limousines, private car services and shared ride shuttles. When choosing amongst these selections, visitors ought to consider their budget, if they mind sharing a ride with others, their level of comfort when it comes to driving on winter roads and their desired level of service.
Often times, visitors assume that renting a vehicle is the simplest mode of transportation from Denver to Breckenridge. Although a vehicle can be useful for running to the grocery store and checking out other nearby ski resorts, it is important to consider whether or not one has the necessary winter driving skills to tackle Breckenridge's high alpine driving conditions. As Interstate 70 travels from Denver to Breckenridge, it takes visitors up and over the Continental Divide at an elevation of 11,158 feet above sea level. At this altitude, roads are normally snow covered and icy from late fall through the spring. Roads in the town of Breckenridge can be equally hazardous as well.
Guests who choose to rent a car typically realize that they have little use for it following their arrival. The town of Breckenridge was designed to be a pedestrian destination, with the majority of its restaurants, watering holes, shops and lodging options located within an eight block area. Many travelers quickly realize that it takes less work to reach a destination by walking rather than by driving attempting to search out a parking place. Guest who would prefer not to walk will find that Breckenridge's FreeRide shuttle service offers complimentary transportation throughout the town. Those seeking to venture outside the city will appreciate Summit County's free transportation system, known as the Summit Stage.
Limousine and private car services provide a more luxurious and exclusive transportation option between Denver and Breckenridge. Unfortunately, these services are prohibitively expensive for the vast majority of travelers. One-way service can run as high as $800 or more during peak holiday periods, costing hundreds of dollars more than shared ride shuttles. These transportation options are best suited to those who prefer the exclusivity of having their own vehicle and driver at their disposal.
Shared ride Denver to Breckenridge shuttles offer the greatest combination of convenience, safety and economy for most visitors transportation needs. A door to door service, Breckenridge shuttles offer guests direct transportation from the Denver International Airport to their Breckenridge lodging property. Shuttles depart every hour throughout the day, ensuring guests aren't left waiting for transportation.
Transfers are provided in immaculately maintained ten passenger shuttle vans that are equipped with ski and snowboard racks to ensure space for travelers' luggage. Local shuttle drivers offer years of experience living and driving in the Colorado Rockies.
With multiple daily departures, Breckenridge shuttles allow travelers to kick back and relax while taking in the gorgeous Rock Mountain scenery. Without the worries of having to navigate icy roads, search for parking or pay excessive rates, you can simplify your Breckenridge vacation and save money while doing so.