Embark on your first trip of the season early, and save with Northstar-at-Tahoe's "Jumpstart the Season " package. Priced from $74.50 per person, per night, based on double occupancy, this deal includes lodging in a studio condominium, one adult all-day lift ticket per person, per day, and free access to the Swim and Racquet Club, and is valid from Nov. 19-Dec. 16 (excludes Nov. 26 & 27). For those that just want to escape the city for some R & R in the mountains, lodging only rates start as low as $49.50 per person, per night, based on double occupancy. Call: 800-GO-NORTH
Lake Tahoe, CA
This season, Travel Organizers, a ski tour operator, is offering a Lake Tahoe package. The cost is $659 per person, based on double occupancy, and includes seven nights' lodging at Harvey's Hotel, a five-day interchangeable lift ticket valid at several resorts, and a one-week car rental. This package is valid from Feb. 2-12. Call: 303-771-1178.
Squaw Valley, CA
Take advantage of Squaw Valley's first early season package and save. This deal includes two nights' ski in/ski out lodging, two days lift tickets, and a free ski lesson. Prices start at $83 per person, per night, based on double occupancy, or at $67 per night based on quad occupancy. This package is available through Dec. 16. Call: 800-545-4350
Mt. Hood, OR
Show up with a Safeway Club Card Saturday evenings and get a half-price ticket. With the card you can ski for $9 from 4-10pm. Call: 502-337-2222
Pay regular lodging rates Sunday through Thursday at any Kirkwood property and ski for free. A two-night minimum stay is required. This deal is available opening day through December 16, 1999. Call: 800-967-7500