* FOR A LIST OF HOTELS PARTICIPATING IN Seattle's Super Saver package, write the Seattle-King County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 520 Pike, Suite 1300, Seattle, WA 98101, or call (206) 461-5840. From January through March, participating hotels discount their rates 50 percent or more. They also give you discount coupons for cultural events, tourist attractions, shopping and restaurants. To be eligible you must stay overnight at one of the participating hotels and make your reservations directly through the hotel or by calling (800) 535-7071. This toll-free number will begin service Dec. 26.

THE ALASKAPASS ALLOWS you to travel on nine Alaska and British Columbia carriers: Alaska Marine Highway ferries, Alaska Railroad, Alaskon Express Motorcoaches, Island Coach Lines, Greyhound Lines of Canada, BC Rail, BC Ferries, Norline Coaches (Yukon) and White Pass & Yukon Railroad in Skagway. The cost of the pass varies according to the number of days you travel: 8 days, $499; 15 days, $629; 22 days, $749; 30 days, $879; 12 days of travel within 21 days, $649; 21 days of travel within 45 days, $929. There are special rates for children. The toll-free phone number is (800) 248-7598. You make your own reservations using your travel pass number as payment. All travel passes include schedules of participating carriers, suggested travel itineraries and a lodging directory listing motels, B&Bs and hostels in Alaska, British Columbia and the Yukon. You may purchase the itinerary book and lodging directory in advance for $5, refundable if you buy a pass.

TEACHER SWAP INC. is not a means to exchange a teacher you don't like for one you do. It is, rather, a way active and retired teachers can swap houses for a week or two, saving thousands of vacation dollars. The program began in 1987 with slim pickings. Now Teach Swap has over 1,700 listings about one-third of which come from outside the United States. The organization's 1993 North American Directory had 531 listings. Its March 1993directory listed 415 homes (220 from 35 states in the United States; 38 in six Canadian provinces; and 157 overseas). Foreign listings included homes in France, Germany, Spain, Italy and England. It costs $42 to list your home in the 1994 directory and to receive a copy. For an application call (516) 244-2845, or write Teacher Swap Inc., P.O. Box 454, Oakdale, NY 11769-0454. The organization does not negotiate home exchanges or act as a real estate broker. Also, it takes no responsibility for the success of an exchange and it won't be held liable for damages to your home resulting from an exchange.

* FOR A FREE COPY OF THE WINTER EDITION OF THE Washington State Field Guide, call (800) 544-1800 ext. 101. The 32-page illustrated booklet lists driving tours, points of interest, museums and a calendar of events for Dec.-Feb. It highlights places to watch wildlife and includes a section on Santa and Christmas tree trains.

* SEATTLE OPERA'S 1994-95 season will feature productions of "Madame Butterfly," "Rigoletto," "Lohengrin," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cunning Little Vixen." Subscriptions to a three-opera PONCHO Series range from $84 to $287. Subscriptions for the five-opera series range from $119 to $904. For ticket information call (206) 389-7699, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Seattle time.

* FOR A FREE 1993-94 JACKSON HOLE winter travel planner, call (800) 782-0011.

HOLIDAY HOTEL DISCOUNTS IN SAN FRANCISCO. The Hotel Mark Twain and the Aston Pickwick Hotel will offer reduced room rates as well as a welcome packet of shopping discount coupons to hotel guests through Jan. 31. The discounted rates, single or double occupancy, are $59 with parking and $69 without, plus tax. The welcome packet includes discount coupons for Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square, 660 Centre, and Exhibit Galleries at Yerba Buena Gardens Center for the Arts. Hotel Mark Twain is at 345 Taylor St., Union Square. Call (800) 288-9246 for reservations. Aston Pickwick Hotel is at 85 Fifth St. For reservations call (800) 227-3282.

* THE PRICES OF EURAIL PASSES will increase in 1994. If you're planning on traveling by train in Europe during the first six months of next year, you can save a few dollars by buying your Eurail Pass before Jan. 1, 1994. For example, the 21-day Eurail Pass will cost you $50 more if you buy it after Jan. 1. The price of the 5 Days-of-Travel in 2 Months Eurail FlexiPass also will increase $50. On average, prices of all Eurail Passes will increase about 10 percent in 1994, according to Forsyth Travel Library. Eurail passes are valid for six months from the day they are purchased. For a free leaflet summarizing price changes in rail passes in Great Britain and Europe, send a self-addressed, #10 size businesse envelope with 29 cents postage to "Rail Pass Summary," Forsyth Travel Library, Inc., P.O. Box 2975, Shawnee Mission, KS 66201.

* FOR A FREE BROCHURE about winter activities in southwest Colorado, call (800) 933-4340. The color leaflet lists activities, events and opportunities to enjoy winter. For example, hot springs are located in the towns of Pagosa Hot Springs and Ouray and north of Durango (Trimble Hot Springs). The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will make its winter run during most of December. Many of southwest Colorado's mountain communities offer ice skating, sledding and sleigh rides.