SMUGGLERS’ NOTCH, Vermont — Smugglers’ Notch Resort in northern Vermont, recently recognized for its family programs for the 11th year by SKI Magazine readers, offers a value-laden package for skiers and snowboarders who visit during Winter 2009 – 2010. The Club Smugglers’ Advantage Package includes lodging, lift tickets, instruction for all ages and abilities, and off-slope entertainment and programs for children and adults, plus additional money-saving deals.
The Club Smugglers’ Advantage Package offers spacious condominium lodging in a fully-equipped mountainside home; daily lift tickets; daily ski and snowboard all-day camp for children ages 3-5; daily group ski or snowboard lessons for children ages 6-17; daily learn-to-ski or learn-to-snowboard group lessons for adult beginners; one free ski or snowboard group lesson for adults in levels 3-9 with additional lessons at 50 percent off; a Winter Walking program; unlimited use of 34 km of cross-country trails and 24 km of snowshoe trails; unlimited use of the FunZone Family Entertainment Center, the indoor pool and hot tubs and teen centers; and off slope activities such as snow tubing and nightly family and adult entertainment. Guests will also receive free lift tickets valid through December 19, 2010 to use at their convenience on a future return visit.
Smugglers’ three mountains encompass 1000 acres of terrain, with 78 trails that include learning areas for beginners and novice, intermediate and expert terrain. The expert Full Nelson trail on Sterling Mountain was tripled in length for the 2009-2010 winter season.
Other new initiatives include the use of Flaik GPS technology in children’s ski and snowboard all-day camp programs as well as the adult Mountain Experience camp, and Burton Learn to Ride youth and adult programs that offer specialized equipment for beginning snowboarders.
At Smugglers’, value pricing and a guarantee offer reassurance to dollar-conscious vacationers. Super Saver value pricing starts at $109 per adult and $99 per youth ages 3-17 during selected weeks throughout the season. Smugglers’ guarantees that each guest will have fun, learn to ski or snowboard or will improve technique, no matter what his or her current level of ability – novice to expert – or the Resort will refund the entire lesson portion of that person’s vacation package.
Additional specials associated with the Club Smugglers’ Advantage Package:
During December 11-23, 2009 and January 3-30, 2010, the Club Smugglers’ Advantage Package includes a 50 percent discount on childcare at Smugglers’ million-dollar slopeside children’s center, TREASURES. (Regular rate $85 per day per child.)
For the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, guests who stay five nights or more on the Club Smugglers’ Advantage Package arriving on January 15, 16, or 17 will receive SuperSaver rates ($109/adult and $99/youth).
To celebrate Super Bowl Sunday, arrivals between January 31 and February 7, 2010 will get the 7th night free when a 6-night package is booked. This includes a free big game football party on February 7, with a halftime snack buffet and viewing the Super Bowl on a 22 x 14-foot big screen.
Winter package information and online booking can be found at http://www.smuggs.com. The reservations and information phone number is 1-800-451-8752 (US and Canada).