Nothing really says winter vacation like a good trip to a ski resort. If you plan it right, it can be the total package: festive, relaxing, beautiful, and full of activities. But sometimes it can be on the expensive side and it's tough to know how to save money in an area so targeted at tourists. That's why American Express Travel Insiders, who not only have insight into the best hotels, dining and attractions but also the hard-to-find hidden gems of any destination, have shared their top trends and tips for ski vacations fit for those who revel in the sport and those that prefer a more low-key holiday.


Fog over Lake Tahoe makes for a world-famous view (Ridge Tahoe Resort Hotel)