Top 5 Ways to Show Breckenridge Businesses Love in the Time of COVID-19

Friday, May 1, 2020

It’s estimated that as much as two-thirds of Summit County is currently out of work due to COVID-19 related closures. This leaves the most vulnerable residents in our community at greatest risk of having to relocate and beloved shops and restaurants being forced to make difficult decisions about their future.

Breckenridge’s service and hospitality industries need your support. Luckily, there are ways you can help give our local businesses a little extra boost right now, all from a safe distance.

1. Order delivery or takeout

Many of our favorite restaurants are still operating daily with new delivery or to-go options just to keep their employees working and maintain some normalcy for residents. Pro Tip: have you taken advantage of some of these quaran-deals?! Some shops are even offering pay-it-forward options where you can send their products to those working on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19.

2.Tip extra

If you can afford to do so right now, show some extra love on the tip line. Some restaurants are even using those tips specifically to support their furloughed employees during this period.

3. Shop retailers online

You can support your favorite shops and come out of quarantine looking chic by purchasing online from your favorite brick-and-mortars. Pro Tip: The closures have brought online shopping to a new level–check out the social media pages of your favorite retailers, you may be surprised by some of their new offerings and deals.

4. Buy gift cards now to use later

Know you’ll be hitting your favorite spots for days on end as soon as this is all over? Jump over to their website and quaran-treat yourself to a giftcard to use when they reopen. They’ll be grateful to have the revenue from loyal customers during this uncertain time.

5. Leave positive online reviews

Posting good reviews and participating on social media can have a major impact for a small business’s online presence. Go to Google, Facebook, or Trip Advisor and write some kind words to help boost your favorite activity vendors, retailers, bars, and restaurants.

Our Town Vision

Increase in visitors traveling to experience our charming and welcoming mountain town.
Increase in organization retreats and conferences held in Breckenridge art and historic districts.
Increase in businesses using renewable resources to offset eco-footprint.

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