If you are a CAA or AAA (Canadian/American Automobile Association)
member, Whistler hotel discounts are available to you at almost half of
the hotels in Whistler.
And lest you think you can only achieve these savings at the lower
end hotels, the Fairmont Chateau, one of Whistler resorts top hotels,
offers its guests who are AAA/CAA members 20% off their best available
rate. And getting the discount is easy. Simply go directly to their
website, choose AAA/CAA under "Rate Type", and voilà, a savings of 20%.
(Which can add up pretty quickly at the Chateau.)
View of the Fairmont Chateau
Whistler from the Wizard Chair lift line
on a snowy day in March. Over 7 feet of snow fell the week I took this picture. The Fairmont offers
one of the biggest Whistler hotel discounts to AAA/CAA members
Personally I've been a CAA member since 1993 (one year longer than
I've been a Whistler Blackcomb Edge Card member) and I use my card for
savings on hotels and rental cars all the time (and not just in
Whistler). I find those savings
alone make the membership worth it. Heck, just the savings you would
realize by taking advantage of the AAA discount when you book a couple
of nights in the Chateau Whistler would pay for
your annual membership and then some!
All in all, there are eleven Whistler hotels that offer discounts to AAA/CAA members. The amount of the discount varies from place to place but is typically in the 10% range. So in no particular order, here they are...
The view out over one of
the pools at the Fairmont with Blackcomb Mountain in the foreground and
Whistler Mountain in behind. The white arrow is pointing to the Wizard Chairlift at the base of Blackcomb.
During the summer our boys love to stay here. Probably because the hotel is just a few steps from the Summer Adventure Zone.
|Our son Callum on the slingshot at the
Blackcomb Adventure Zone
|Tennis anyone? Thomas and Dad playing
tennis at the Chateau
|Mom and Dad hiking in the
Whistler Mountain alpine
|Relaxing in one of the hot
tubs in the pool area
But it's also one of the few hotels in Whistler resort that offers
tennis courts, and, if you jump on the Wizard Chairlift (only a few steps away) you will be up
hiking on Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains in no time.
The Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa
Our boys relaxing in
front of the fireplace in the lobby of
the Whistler Hilton Hotel
The Westin Resort & Spa Whistler
|Our son Callum entering the Westin pool
||Swimming in the outdoor pool at the Westin
Holiday Inn Whistler
The Holiday Inn, Whistler Village
People on the snowy village stroll at dusk.
Pedestrians stroll in
Whistler Village on a sunny March day
with the Crystal Lodge in the background. AAA/CAA
Whistler hotel discounts at this property are 10%
Delta Whistler Village Suites
Thomas stands in front
of the bridge to Whistler
Village North with the Delta in behind
Summit Lodge And Spa
Blackcomb Mountain as
seen from the entrance
to the Summit Lodge Whistler in Village North
Whistler Village Inn and Suites
Our son Callum in front
of the Powder Lodge
building of the Whistler Village Inn and Suites
Enjoying the outdoor pool at the
Blackcomb Suite in July. The black arrow
is pointing to the Wizard Chairlift.
Tantalus LodgeThe Tantalus is a 3 star hotel, located on the edge of Whistler Village. They offer one of the biggest Whistler hotel discounts (15%) to members.