Vermont Frequently asked questions…
Q: How much is the weekend?
A: Cost for the weekend is $565.00 per couple for the two night package (Friday/Saturday), couples may add on Thursday night for an additional $190.00.
Q: What does the weekend include?
A: Each package includes 2 nights hotel (May 17 & 18), Friday evening dinner, Saturday evening dinner, Saturday & Sunday morning breakfast buffets, inclusion in all weekend activities and playrooms. Couples who arrive Thursday evening May 16 will receive an additional night lodging, Chef’s Plated Supper (Thursday), breakfast buffet (Friday), and admission to all Thursday lifestyle events and playrooms. Fees include taxes and dining room staff gratuities.
Q: What is not included in the fee?
A: Alcohol ordered at the hotel lounge (except designated product provided by drink coupons) as well as lounge staff gratuities is not included, additionally the fee does not include Friday or Saturday afternoon lunch or additional charges by event sponsored vendors (i.e. adult toys). Incidentals at the hotel (long distance calls, etc) are not included.
Q: Do you have single night packages available?
A: Not at this time, however single night packages may be made available within 1-2 weeks of the event based on room availability. Check back at that time.
Q: Do we have to stay at the hotel?
A: Yes. This is a package and only couples staying at the hotel will be admitted.
Q: Will there be any ‘non-swingers’ at the hotel?
A: No. This is a complete hotel takeover and all guests will be registered guests with New England Flingz.
Q: How many couples will be attending?
A: We won’t know for sure until a few weeks before the event; however the hotel has 62 rooms available to us. This event has sold out in the past, however.
Q: How old are the couples?
A: We can’t answer that, obviously, however in the past ages have been anywhere from mid 20s to early 60s. This event is open to all couples in the lifestyle, however both members of the couple must be 21 years old or older on or before May 16, 2013 (New England Flingz and the hotel reserve the right to confirm ages of each attendee).
Q: What do the couples look like?
A: Just as in age, couples have a range of looks. What we tell people is to look around in real life – the people you work with, shop with, and hang out with could all be swingers! Very few are ‘Ken & Barbie’ Perfect 10s, most are just very average people with awesome relationships.
Q: Are singles allowed?
A: Sorry, no, this event is for couples only.
Q: Can we meet the couples ahead of time?
A: We have set up a private Yahoo group and will send each couple that books an invitation to join the group. This will give everyone a great opportunity to get to know each other before our weekend. Also, some couples that have met in the Yahoo group have set up informal Meet & Greets prior to the weekend.
Q: Is this clothing optional?
A: Clothing is required in the dining room and main lobby; you may be nude in the pool, hot tubs, and play rooms.
Q: What is the name of the hotel?
A: For the sake of privacy for all involved, we will provide the name of the hotel upon receipt of your reservation and non-refundable deposit.
Q: What amenities does the hotel have?
A: The hotel has every modern convenience, including wireless internet, a heated indoor pool, hot tubs, a sauna, a gorgeous lobby with a large stone fireplace, a restaurant and a fully stocked cash bar.
Q: Is there housekeeping at the hotel?
A: Housekeeping is not available during our event weekend, however tables of fresh linens are provided daily.
Q: Can we come up a night early or stay a day late?
A: Guests wishing to arrive a day early (Wednesday, May 15) or stay a day late (Sunday, May 19) may be book directly through the hotel, however the hotel is open to the public and there are NO LIFESTYLE EVENTS at those times. Guests staying during Fall Fling (May 16-19) must book directly through New England Flingz.
Q: Can we request a specific room?
A: Room requests, including King Bed rooms as well as handicap rooms will be granted on a first come/first serve basis and are not guaranteed. Please note: There are a very limited number of king beds, so book early!
Q: Is smoking allowed?
A: Per Vermont state law, all areas of the hotel are smoke free, including guest rooms. Smoking is allowed outside the hotel only. Guests smoking in their rooms will be assessed a $100.00 cleaning fee by the hotel – NO EXCEPTION.
Q: Are you ok with recreational drugs?
A: No. Our event is perfectly legal, and the addition of illegal drugs changes that. Additionally, people using drugs may make poor decisions that they would otherwise not make which are not appropriate in this environment. WE HAVE A ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY AND VIOLATORS WILL BE REMOVED WITHOUT REFUND. THIS INCLUDES MARIJUANNA
Q: Is alcohol allowed?
A: Our hotel has a fully stocked cash bar, and both members of the couple must be 21 years old or older on or before May 16, 2013 (New England Flingz and the hotel reserve the right to confirm ages of each attendee). Per Vermont state liquor laws, alcohol not served by the hotel is not allowed in the restaurant or lounge area and will be strictly enforced.
Q: Are cameras allowed?
A: No. New England Flingz has a strict ‘no camera’ policy in all public areas of the hotel.
Q: Is Safe Sex required?
A: We strongly recommend that all couples participate in safe sex, we do provide condoms and lube in every play area and of course you are more than welcome to bring whatever brands you like. Additionally, it is always safe to assume that any other couple you meet practices safe sex and wants you to do the same.
Q: What is there to do in the Stowe area when we are not playing?
A: There’s tons of great shopping, museums, restaurants, day spas, a winery, the Ben & Jerry’s Factory, and the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory.
Q: Is there any pressure?
A: No, not at all. This weekend is perfect for experienced lifestyles couples as well as those considering trying it out. It’s a great opportunity to meet all kinds of couples in a pressure free, relaxed atmosphere.
Q: We have never done this before but would like to try. Is this a good event for us?
A: Yes, perfect! We are a no pressure, fun social event that many new couples have attended and found to be a perfect environment for their first time. Additionally, our popular ROOKIE TRAINING CAMP on Friday evening is a great session for new and inexperienced couples to learn the ‘rules’ of swinging before getting started. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ROOKIE INFO. (Insert Link HERE to Rookie Training Camp please)
Q: How do we book?
A: You can securely book through this web site. Credit cards are accepted through Pay Pal, however you do not need a PayPal Account. Guests wishing to pay via check or money order may contact New England Flingz for additional details.
Q: How long has this been going on?
A: This weekend is in its 12th year and has been run by a lifestyles group in New Jersey until 2006 when we took over the group due to health issues with the organizer who recently passed away. Our goal is to continue to host the premiere lifestyles event for loving couples across New England and the rest of the northeast.
Q: Who are you?A: We are a loving couple from Manchester, New Hampshire who is experienced in the lifestyle. We have been hosting house parties and lifestyle trips for over seven years now.