Frequently Asked Questions

Buddy/SWAF Online Redemption

Details for the 2018/19 Buddy/SWAF redemption
What’s new for the 18/19 season?
Buddy/Ski With A Friend (SWAF) Tickets are coming online! You will be able to manage your Buddy/SWAF Tickets on the Account Information page of epicpass.com. From this page you will be able to track how many Buddy/SWAF Tickets you have, purchase tickets yourself or electronically send to a friend or family member so they can purchase online directly.  The pass holder will need to be present to pick up the ticket at the resort. 

How do I redeem my Buddy/SWAF Tickets?

Starting in the 18/19 season, you will be able to purchase Buddy/SWAF Tickets online directly from epicpass.com. You will be able to purchase tickets yourself or send a referral link to a friend or family member for them to purchase online directly. The pass holder will pick up the Buddy/SWAF Ticket from the EpicDay Express Line at the ticket window at the resort designated at the time of purchase. As in prior seasons, you will also still be able to purchase Buddy/SWAF Tickets directly from the ticket window.

How do I access my Buddy/SWAF Tickets?
You can access your Buddy/SWAF Tickets from the Account Information page on epicpass.com. You may also contact a season pass expert at 970-754-0005 with any questions.

How do I share them with friends or family?
Sharing is easier than ever! New for the 18/19 season, you will be able to send a friend or family member a link for them to purchase one of your Buddy/SWAF Tickets online. The pass holder will need to pick up the Buddy/SWAF Ticket from the EpicDay Express Line at the ticket window at resort designated at the time of purchase.

Does the pass holder need to be there when Buddy/SWAF Tickets are redeemed?
Yes! When you or a friend/family member purchase a Buddy/SWAF Ticket online, the pass holder must pick up the ticket at the window from the resort designated at the time of purchase.

How do I know how many Buddy/SWAF tickets I have?

Checking out the details of your Buddy/SWAF Tickets has never been easier! Simply log into your account on epicpass.com and you will find all of the details of your 18/19 Buddy/SWAF Tickets on the Account Information page.

Do I still need to go to the ticket window to redeem my Buddy/SWAF Tickets?
Yes. You or a friend/family member may purchase a Buddy/SWAF Ticket online, but the pass holder must be present to pick the ticket up at the ticket window from the resort designated at the time of purchase.

Can I buy more than one Buddy/SWAF Ticket online at a time?

No. You may purchase one Buddy/SWAF Ticket online at a time. Multiple tickets can be purchased through multiple transactions. You can purchase more than one Buddy/SWAF Ticket at a time at the ticket window of participating resorts.

Can I go direct-to-lift if I buy a Buddy/SWAF Ticket?
No. You or a friend/family member may purchase a Buddy/SWAF Ticket online, but the pass holder will pick the ticket up at the ticket window from the resort designated at the time of purchase.

Can I use my Buddy/SWAF Tickets at partner resorts?
No. You may only use Buddy/SWAF Tickets at the following resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler Blackcomb, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Stowe, Wilmot, Afton Alps and Mt. Brighton. 


Have questions about Buddy/SWAF Tickets for this season? View details of the 17/18 Buddy/SWAF Ticket program here.