Stratton Mountain Resort in the Green Mountains of Vermont is offering the best rates of the season on lodging for 2009-10 for guests who make reservations by Oct. 30.

The resort is offering discounts of 10 percent on holidays, 20 percent off peak weekends, and 30 percent off midweek stays.

Stratton also offers price protection, no-penalty cancellations up to 14 days before arrival (penalties apply after that), and preferred pricing on lift tickets and rentals.

Stratton also offers guests last year's prices on lift tickets and rentals when booked at the time of reservation.

Caveats: Lodging discounts are available in select properties. Some specific units may only by reserved by telephone. All rates are subject to tax and service charge. Some restrictions may apply. All rates are based on availability.

Stratton is four-season, upscale, and beautiful. The Stratton Country Club golf course ranks among the most beautiful mountain courses in America. and in winter becomes a cross-country skier's paradise. The Stratton village, its eclectic mix of shops and restaurants, has a European flavor to it. Lodging is scattered all over the resort with hundreds of condominiums, lodge rooms, Tyrolean-style hotels, and private homes.

More information. Or call 800-787-2886.