Rates and Procedures

Members are welcome at the SSC lodge in Waitsfield, VT (“the lodge”) at anytime there is availability based on current occupancy. Non-Members (immediate family and friends) are welcome at the lodge only when a Member is present.

  • The length of each lodge stay is one to seven consecutive nights per visit.  Additional nights beyond seven consecutive nights must be requested and approved by the Tour Manager.  Drive-ups on Bus Trip Weekends are prohibited unless specific permission is granted by the Bus Trip and/or Tour Manager.
  • Lodge stay bookings must be booked prior to dates of stay, are on a first-come, first-served basis, and subject to approval by the Tour Manager.  Booking conflicts will be resolved by the Executive Committee.
  • All Reservations must be paid in full at the time of booking and are non-refundable except for medical reasons, including exposure to COVID-19. Members may change reservation dates ONCE from the original booked dates before a reservation is cancelled without refund. All date changes must be approved by the Tour Manager in advance of the stay.
  • It is the responsibility of each person staying at the lodge to be aware, understand, and follow all current requirements of The State of Vermont’s COVID-19 Travel Guidance in effect throughout the dates of their stay at the lodge. Please familiarize yourself with The State of Vermont’s COVID-19 Travel Guidance, which is subject to change, BEFORE booking at stay at the lodge.

  • Vermont COVID-19 Travel Guidance and Vermont Certificate of Compliance The Vermont Certificate of Compliance MUST be signed upon arrival to the lodge by ALL visitors during each separate visit to the lodge. Blank copies may be located on the bar in the lodge. You are requested to also bring your own blank copy for completion once you arrive at the lodge.

  • Please remember to bring your own blanket/quilt/sleeping bag, sheets/linens, towels, pillows, and pillowcases. 

  • Contact the tourmanager@swissskiclub.org if you need assistance.

Have a question not answered here? Email us at info@swissskiclub.org              

2021 Summer Rates

  Members Friend Notes

Rate per Night

$25/night $35/night No meals or transportation*

2021-2022 Winter Rates

*Effective November 1, 2021 - Memorial Day May 30, 2022

*Subject to change based on costs incurred by SSC

  Members Friend Notes

Non-Bus Trip Rate per Night

$30/night $45/night No meals or transportation*

Please log in to your member account at Swissskiclub.org to book your stay and complete payment on Farehabor.

Bus Trips -  2 day Weekend

Early Registration and Payment in

Full (2 weeks or less prior to trip)






ncludes round trip bus transportation from NY or NJ to VT and driver tip

2 breakfasts

Apres snacks on Saturday 

One four-course home cooked dinner (wine included) 

Sandwiches, wine, and snacks for bus trips on Friday and Sunday to and from VT

Bus Trips  - 3 day Weekend

Early Registration and Payment in

Full (2 weeks or less prior to trip)






Includes round trip bus transportation from NY or NJ to VT and driver tip

3 breakfasts

Apres snacks on Saturday & Sunday

Two four-course home cooked dinners (wine included) 

Sandwiches, wine, and snacks for bus trips on Friday and Sunday to and from VT

Non-Bus Trip Dates

Children Age 5 or younger

free Must be approved by reservationist and/or the Tour Manager

Children Age 6 through 20

50% of applicable rate 50% of applicable rate
 Lift Tickets (if available)

Sugarbush Lift Tickets

tbd tbd  
Mad River Glen Lift Tickets tbd tbd Inquire with our Tour Manager at tourmanager@swissskiclub.org


  • Non-member spouse pays friends’ rates.
  • Children (under 21 yrs of age) must be accompanied by a Current SSC Member or Parent.
Other Rate Note
Soda/Sparkling Water/Juice $1
Beer, Wine, Bar Drinks $3
Dinner guests (yes, you can come by just for dinner!) $15.00 Includes Wine
Carpool Rate


*suggested tbd by vehicle owner

Per passenger, one way,
(to be paid to the driver)

If you don't have a car, let our reservationist know. We will try to pair you with a driver or others looking for rides who are willing to rent a car. The club does not guarantee rides to the lodge on Non-Bus Trip dates.


For Bus Trips - Early registration deadline or 14 days prior to the trip (whichever is earlier) is the cancellation deadline. No refunds will be offered after the cancellation deadline. There will be no refund for no-shows. All valid and approved cancellations will incur a $50 processing fee.  Full Payment must be made at the time of registration.

Bus Trip Weekends

The registration fee for a Bus Trip with the Swiss Ski Club includes:

  • Transportation to/from Vermont as well as a sandwich dinner, wine, and snacks on the bus  
  • Transportation between the lodge and mountain each day
  • Dinners and breakfasts at the lodge 
  • Wine with dinner at the lodge
  • Apres snacks at the lodge 
  • Lodging - each room in the Lodge sleeps Four people (one person in a top bunk) though occupancy depends on the number of registrations

If available, lift tickets may be purchased through the club at discounted rates for Sugarbush (SB) and Mad River Glen (MRG). Inquire about availability at the time of your trip.  Rental equipment can be arranged directly with the mountain or local ski shops as needed.  Any member will gladly show you to the rental locations at each mountain. 

What's the "fine print" in your reservation policies?

  • Reservations left on answering machines or by email are not valid until the reservationist confirms.    
  • Attendees have several options to settle the invoice for their stay at the Lodge and incidentals, such as lift tickets and vouchers, and beverages provided by the Club (honor system): (preferred option) Zelle (run by the Chase Bank), upload the app to your mobile device, Make payments to: treasurer@swissskiclub.org  Online (no PayPal account required).  By cash or check on the last day of the weekend. When paying, be sure to include a memo with the payment (i.e: Bus Trip 4, Bus Trip 3 incidentals, Whitewater rafting tickets, etc.)   
  • Pets are not permitted at the lodge and smoking is not allowed indoors. Smokers may use the porch to indulge. Pets will have to stay home for the weekend.

I'm driving, how do I find the lodge?
Your reservationist will provide directions or your passenger will know the way.

Please park in our parking area. The driveway is for loading/unloading only and must be kept clear.

What are the rules for children?

Attendees should be 21 years of age.  Children/Young adults under 21 years of age must be accompanied by a current member and/or parent.  Members with children are welcomed to bring children of any age. Non-members with children must be introduced by a member and member must be present during their stay.  Non-member's children must be older than 5 years old or should be otherwise approved by the reservationist and/or the Tour Manager.  Bus Trips are limited to 21 years and older only.  Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis, contact the Tour Manager and/or Bus trip Manager.

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