Common Questions about Vacation Rental Homes

Can I check in Early or check out Late?

Due to the high volume of use our rentals receive, our housekeeping staff and inspectors need ample time to prepare the home for the next guest.  All early check ins will be on a case by case basis and there is a $35 non-refundable fee.  If you are charged for an early check in but we cannot accommodate you, your fee will be refunded.


Can I bring my pet (dog) 

Sure!  We have multiple pet friendly properties!  There is a one-time non-refundable pet fee of $100 for up to 2 dogs, no aggressive breeds.  This fee is not for cleaning.  If your pet(s) shed excessively and extra cleaning or washing of linens is needed you will be charged for the extra service.



BRECKENRIDGE/SUMMIT COUNTY COMMON QUESTIONS

How far is my Tiger Run Chalet to the towns of Breckenridge and Frisco?

   Both towns are approximately 7 miles or about 10 minutes by car.

What is the elevation?
Breckenridge is about 9600 ft.  

What is Altitude Sickness?
If you aren't use to higher elevation, you will often feel winded or tired after walking or climbing stairs.  Signs of altitude sickness are commonly headache, nausea and/or insomnia.  Common ways to prevent this is to take it easy, don't over exert yourself the first day you arrive.  Stay hydrated and avoid or minimize your alcohol intake.

How do I get around town or is there public transportation in Breckenridge?
   The Summit Stage offers free public bus service throughout Summit County, providing service to ski areas, lodging, town centers, retail areas, medical      centers, and some residential areas.  Uber is also available.  There are multiple bus stops through out the county.  One is located on the main road CO-9 about a 5-minute walk from the Tiger Run Main Office, from the Primrose Property there is a stop right outside the door on 4 O'clock rd and from the Barton Road property there is a stop about a 10-minute walk, off airport road, across from the Breckenridge Distillery.

Do I need a 4 Wheel Drive Vehicle in Breckenridge?
  
This is a personal preference.  However, in our opinion the roads are kept up with and plowed typically an all wheel drive vehicle is sufficient.

Is there free parking for Skiing
  Yes!  Click Here for a list of lots for free parking; get there early because they fill up!

How far is it to various Ski Resorts?
  Keystone is about 20 minutes
  A-Basin is about 30 minutes
  Breckenridge Ski Resort is about 5-10 minutes to parking or by shuttle


Why is the hot water not working in my Tiger Run Chalet?
  Please see your check in instructions and the welcome binder in the chalet.  Some of the units have a "light switch to turn on hot water", typically this is located in the kitchen area or bathroom.  Please allow about 20-30 minutes for the water heater to heat up. If the problem still persists then, it’s possible your water line is frozen. Please call us or the Tiger Run maintenance to assist.

Is there Air Conditioning?
Currently none of our properties have A/C.  Breckenridge is about 9000 ft in elevation, so as it may be warm during the day (usually no more than 80 and rarely humid), when the sun goes down it cools off pretty quick, most homeowner just open the windows and allow the home to cool off.

Is there a private hot tub?
  No, there are no private hot tubs but there are 2 indoor hot tubs and a heated pool in the club house.  

I want to fish, do I need a fishing license?
Yes, a license is required and can be purchased in Frisco at Wal-Mart and many local sporting good stores in Breckenridge.

Is there good hiking and where should I go?
Absolutely, we highly recommend you download the free app "AllTrails", this will give you all the local hikes, with directions, ease of the hike, how long of hike, and an overall description.  There is also a great paved trail that runs along CO-9, along the River into the towns of Breckenridge and Frisco, it's great for walking, running and biking.


Colorado Springs

What are some of the main sites I should see?
There are many great sites, the most popular by far is Garden of the Gods and going to the top of Pikes Peak. A few other recommendations are,  Manitou Cliff Dwellings and Cave of the Winds, walking around in Manitou Springs, Old Colorado City, hike the Incline, the Royal Gorge in Canyon City, White Water Rafting


Is there good hiking and where should I go?
Absolutely, we highly recommend you download the free app "AllTrails", this will give you all the local hikes, with directions, ease of the hike, how long of hike, and an overall description.  Some of our favorite spots are Palmar Park, Ute Valley, and Cheyenne Mountain area.  The Santa Fe trail is also a highly used paved/gravel trail commonly used for walking, jogging and biking and stretches for miles.

How far is Colorado Springs from the Denver Airport?
Denver International Airport (DIA) is approximately 1 hour away depending on whether you arrive during rush hour traffic.

Does Colorado Springs have Ski Resorts?
No, we do not have skiing, typically we get very little snow.  The closest ski resorts are about 2 hours away and can be done in a day trip.  If you like we do manage properties in Breckenridge.

Does Colorado Springs get a lot of snow?
No, normally we do not get much snow and it rarely stays very long.  It's not uncommon for us to have 50 and 60 degree winter days.  That being said it could be 50 one day and the very next day snow 6 inches (welcome to the mountains)!  Most commonly when it does snow, due to the elevation and amount of sun we get, our roads are warm and the snow usually melts away within a couple hours.

Do I need an all wheel drive or 4 wheel drive vehicle?
This is a personal preference, but typically, we do not have a lot of snow. So the quick answer is no, front wheel drive is fine or all wheel drive would cover you for almost all situations.  

What is the elevation?
Colorado Springs is about 6000 ft.  

What is Altitude Sickness?
If you aren't use to higher elevation, you will often feel winded or tired after walking or climbing stairs.  Signs of altitude sickness are commonly headache, nausea and/or insomnia.  Common ways to prevent this is to take it easy, don't over exert yourself the first day you arrive.  Stay hydrated and avoid or minimize your alcohol intake.