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Pros and Cons?

Discussion in 'Wyndham Vacation Resorts' started by JanB, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. JanB

    JanB TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    I purchased 94,500 annual Wyndham points at Dolphin's Cove to use and to trade. Now I'm looking for more. I'm looking at both Grand Desert, Las Vegas or Old Town Alexandria, to use and to trade. My goal is to have approx. 250,000 annual points.

    My questions:
    1. After reading much information, I have deciphered that I can combine my account, but need to watch that my annual renewal dates coincide with each other, eg 1/1-12/31 annually. True?

    2. Would it be better to watch for a single large package of ~154,000 points or would 2 smaller packages of 77,000 points be OK?

    3. If I purchase an EOY, will these points be added to my account on an EOY basis?

    4. Should I just watch for annual points and forget about EOYs?

    5. What are the major pros and cons of owning at more than one resort and combining points?

    6. Are maintenance fees collected per resort or per point structure as in Worldmark?

    Jan
     
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2007
  2. Jya-Ning

    Jya-Ning TUG Member

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    It is per resort

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  3. timeos2

    timeos2 Tug Review Crew: Rookie TUG Lifetime Member

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    No one answer

    I see no need to have the same start dates on the contracts - in fact having two different can work out to be an advantage.

    Smaller packages cost more to close & can cost more to maintain. Advise finding one annual that meets your need.

    Owning at more than one resort spread the ARP but only applies to points at that resort. Fees may also be different (better is relative).

    Just be sure to buy resale. Everything else is gravy.
     
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    You can only ARP up to points you own at each resort, so with several small packages you will not be able to ARP an entire week at prime time at any one resort.

    Stan
     
  5. JanB

    JanB TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    OK. Thank you everyone. You have answered my questions very well. TUGgers are really great.

    I'm going to look for one package large enough to book what I want at a resort I would like to go to, resale of course! Only paying 1 closing cost and membership transfer fee is a very good point.

    So, because of your excellent advice, I will search for an EY or EOY and not worry about the anniversary month.
     

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