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Forum: Marriott Resort System July 27, 2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Sullco2
Try renting a Custom House suite through Marriott --Expensive!

Indeed, the daily rate for non-owners is very high--even if you were an original retail buyer at full price, you are now ahead of the "rent vs own" calculation. I suspect the value of CH will...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing May 24, 2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Sullco2
Steve--thanks but no golf this trip

Sad to report but I have decided not to bring my clubs to HHI. I have a shoulder injury that has really interfered with my otherwise spectacular swing.

Or, at least, that's my swing assessment.
...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing May 22, 2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,809
Posted By Sullco2
Sarasota area

Hello

We own a condo on Longboat Key, the barrier island between Bradenton and Sarasota. We rent it out throughout the year and rely on on-site management to handle everything. The key from your...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing April 21, 2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Sullco2
HHI driving ranges and golf practice facilities?

I'm finally getting to Hilton Head Island in late May. I'm now a golfer and like to practice. Where are the best practice facilities on the island? We'll be staying at a condo on Folly Field Rd....
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing March 19, 2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By Sullco2
No comparison

You know Stowe, so the Mountainside Resort is on the mountain road between the village and the ski mountain. Not a horrible location.

However the resort is a collection of pre-fab, uninspired...
Forum: Rentals Wanted December 15, 2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Sullco2
Forum: Marriott Resort System November 5, 2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,180
Posted By Sullco2
NJ has outdoor heated pools--they're great.

Well over a decade ago I belonged to the health club at the mountainside resort in Sussex County that has gone through a few ownerships so I don't know what it's called now. Maybe Mountain Creek.
...
Forum: Rentals Offered November 3, 2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By Sullco2
Need it for part of the time

PM me with a nightly rate please I'm there four nights starting 11/8

thaniks
Forum: Rentals Wanted August 20, 2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By Sullco2
Lake Tahoe 1 BR Sept 10 to 14

Yes, I realize there aren't many smaller units and it's not a full week, but this is what I need.

Can you help? Thanks.
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing July 3, 2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,782
Posted By Sullco2
For a real New York experience go to Fairway--one...

For a real New York experience go to Fairway--one of the finest markets in the city. Just up Broadway at 74th Street. Worth the busfare.
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing May 13, 2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,150
Posted By Sullco2
Alligators galore

Myakka State Park, just a bit south. Alligators and a great boat tour on the wild lake.

There is an interesting downtown Old Florida neighborhood in Sarasota. Owens Fish Camp restaurant is in...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing April 5, 2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,824
Posted By Sullco2
November in Southwest Florida means good rental availability

Hello. I sent you a private message suggesting that timeshare ownership seemed illogical given the time you want to be in Florida--be it Southwest Florida or elsewhere.

It is a great time to...
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 23, 2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By Sullco2
I'm having trouble understanding your question,...

I'm having trouble understanding your question, given that you say your son is graduating from BU. I guess you're suggesting you won't need it anymore there rather than something concerning being...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems December 12, 2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By Sullco2
Hyatt Beach House sale to existing owners

I have just learned of a special offer of Hyatt Key West Beach house weeks to existing (or "ready to buy today") owners of Hyatt. They need to clear out some inventory at the Beach House and are...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems October 22, 2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By Sullco2
There actually is more to it than eagles from...

There actually is more to it than eagles from what I have researched. Their original partner was WCI communities, a big developer that crashed and burned in the downturn.

From there it's anyone's...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems October 22, 2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By Sullco2
Hyatt Coconut Plantation expansion

With the takeover of the Hyatt Residence Club is there any new info re: the completion/continuation of the Coconut Plantation property in Bonita Springs? There have been years of stories about "the...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing October 7, 2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By Sullco2
The Finger Lakes Region of New York

This is a terrible place. Please do not go there. There's no reason for anyone else other than myself and my friends to spend time there.

Wink, wink, wink!

Stay away--it's my treasured spot....
Forum: Marriott Resort System September 16, 2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,478
Posted By Sullco2
Too many people approaching this like Forbes...

Too many people approaching this like Forbes Magazine analysts. Just leave a decent tip for good service and be thankful you're at a point where you're not cleaning strangers toilets to feed your...
Forum: Marriott Resort System September 13, 2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Sullco2
Thanks to you all. Lesson learned--certainly the...

Thanks to you all. Lesson learned--certainly the hard way.

I'll be watching them like the proverbial hawk.

10,000 points is in the category of nominal courtesy gesture, that's for sure. Given...
Forum: Marriott Resort System September 11, 2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Sullco2
I was (formerly) so confident in Owner Services...

I was (formerly) so confident in Owner Services that I never even thought about looking for it after I hung up the phone. Plus we were on our way out of the country that afternoon , etc. etc.

But...
Forum: Marriott Resort System September 11, 2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Sullco2
Thumbs down MVCI owner services fail

As an owner of Custom House I get to make short stay reservations. I made several this year and when something came up and I had to cancel a two day August stay. I called them, had the...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing May 15, 2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By Sullco2
Newport, RI

While you won't find an RCI exchange there at this date, you can fly to Providence or Boston and be close enough.

There is a beach just a short walk from the center of town (First Beach). You...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems May 13, 2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,856
Posted By Sullco2
This will be my last post on the topic. ...

This will be my last post on the topic.

Buying timeshare makes sense when it's a place you want badly to come back to, the price is right (in my case, $500 on resale for a week that sold for...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems May 12, 2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,856
Posted By Sullco2
Aha, I am not remotely unhappy with buying a...

Aha, I am not remotely unhappy with buying a prime time Boston week for $500. For all the right reasons--ability to break up the week in particular. But the Boston hotel prices make it work despite...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems May 12, 2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,856
Posted By Sullco2
All right--based on its value proposition to...

All right--based on its value proposition to consumers, which is the only measure by which I am evaluating the timeshare industry, it should be in its death throes.

If most of you are waving the...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems May 10, 2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,856
Posted By Sullco2
I'm surprised no one has commented that Hyatt is...

I'm surprised no one has commented that Hyatt is simply
running away from an industry that is in its death throes. I've been in and around the ts biz for 3 decades and have watched it strangle...
Forum: Marriott Resort System April 29, 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Sullco2
We went there on a Getaway in November. We were...

We went there on a Getaway in November. We were contacted prior to arrival about suite preference but I am not sure if that works for exchanges. In any case we asked to be on a higher floor near...
Forum: Rentals Offered April 13, 2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By Sullco2
Talking Longboat Key, FL 2/2 townhouse 4/19 to 5/15 in weekly increments

We are Tuggers who also own a large 2/2 townhouse with garage at a tennis community on Longboat Key near Sarasota. On site management makes check-in and occupancy as convenient as at many timeshares....
Forum: Rentals Wanted April 13, 2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By Sullco2
Got one for you!

Check private messages!
Forum: Marriott Resort System February 9, 2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,315
Posted By Sullco2
Details?

This info may be somewhere, but for the sake of efficiency, what Season do you want to get rid of?

Is is paid for? Are there maintenance fees outstanding?

I believe there could be a taker on...
Forum: Marriott Resort System January 24, 2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,286
Posted By Sullco2
a story

[You suspected correctly - this is not helpful.]
Forum: Marriott Resort System December 6, 2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By Sullco2
I got one for even less--Platinum Week. I...

I got one for even less--Platinum Week.

I bought it for the "break up the week" feature. Even with this year's wild card extra $300 hit, it's a very good deal. Boston is a cultural...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing November 21, 2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Sullco2
Going to NYC--here's some advice

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LmPBPWHJu4
Forum: Marriott Resort System November 12, 2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Sullco2
The master was at least a Queen maybe a King. ...

The master was at least a Queen maybe a King. The Jacuzzi was round and big enough for 3 siblings ages 4 to 8 to fit in easily.

The second big bedroom had a Queen and a fold out couch, but the 4...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing November 11, 2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By Sullco2
Be careful

Amazing but true--the Dominican courts have recently ruled that Bahia Principe Levantando is built on land that is not available for building and the hotel company will have to give up the hotel.
...
Forum: Marriott Resort System November 11, 2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Sullco2
Just left Imperial Palm in Orlando

We got home yesterday from Orlando where we hosted family in the Imperial Palm 3 bedroom on a ridiculously cheap II Getaway.

Everything about the visit was great--the unit looked great and the...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing August 23, 2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,382
Posted By Sullco2
Fractional project...or not!

This project was being marketed as a fractional. It appears that they have given up on that.

However if you were touring this project as a potential whole ownership buyer, I suspect they would...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing August 12, 2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,851
Posted By Sullco2
The reason not to drive in the DR

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2013/08/12/world/americas/ap-cb-dominican-republic-traffic-deaths.html?hp
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing August 5, 2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,345
Posted By Sullco2
NYC firefighters

I lived in NYC for many years and a friend recounts how he was using his small outdoor grill on his apartment balcony one evening when firefighters burst through his door with hoses, extinguished the...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing August 3, 2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By Sullco2
Tipping

Look at your restaurant "cuentas" and most will include an onerous 26% combined VAT and service charge. Ten % is for servers and all other restaurant employees; 16% goes to government. Decide if your...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing July 30, 2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,851
Posted By Sullco2
Please see my comment on the other current DR...

Please see my comment on the other current DR thread re:cabarete on the North Coast. I am not a fan of the AI resorts because the cost seems outrageous. I would suggest renting a house and using the...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing July 28, 2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Sullco2
Watermark in Cabarete?

Are you referring to this location? If so, the property is ocean front on a very exciting, active beach filled with wind- and kitesurfers. Cabarete is a sporty, international town with young...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing June 26, 2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Sullco2
The Eagles at Sugarbush, VT water problems

This is a long established small property in the spectacular Green Mountains. The units are large, private homes in Waitsfield, VT. Big and private. However the local papers are reporting that the...
Forum: Marriott Resort System April 7, 2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Sullco2
Thanks--more fine point Q's

I intend to use the Custom House for one weekend and then probably two short stays. I am interested in Boston, not the rest of the system because I feel the best value is there given the enormous MF...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing April 4, 2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By Sullco2
Margaritaville demographic????

Forgive me, but I don't understand the logic of WVO teaming up with Buffett to sell timeshare. Parrotheads are old, aren't they?

If I am a serious Parrothead, I already have some liver issues...
Forum: Marriott Resort System April 4, 2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Sullco2
Custom House Calendar?

Does anyone have--or know how to access--the calendar that spells out Platinum and Gold week designations?

Thanks.
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 29, 2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By Sullco2
Making short stay reservations in MVCI

Okay, so it looks like I am getting the Custom House Platinum for a silly low price. Great.

I know that I can break up the week and that I can only get one weekend and that the weekend must be 2...
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 19, 2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Sullco2
Once again, TUG board folks know way more than...

Once again, TUG board folks know way more than the average bear.

Thanks again.
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 19, 2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Sullco2
Thank you

Actually I asked this question because I recently sent a laughably low offer to someone selling what I believe is a desirable MVCI property.

He insisted I make the offer and, upon reflection, I...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing March 19, 2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By Sullco2
From Lawrence Welk to Jimmy Buffett

with Wayne Newton in between.

I think that covers the music icons in the timeshare business--although perhaps Dolly Parton did it too.

But I think it's interesting that Welk continues in...
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 19, 2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Sullco2
straw buyer to force Mariott buyback

What's to stop someone who just wants out of their MVCI week(s) to ask a friend to phony up an offer that is very low? The seller submits it to MVCI and MVCI has to buy it back because it's so low....
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 12, 2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,249
Posted By Sullco2
It sounds to me that a secondary buyer of CH...

It sounds to me that a secondary buyer of CH would still have the ability to "break up" the week. So the primary benefit that one loses by not buying resale through Marriott is the Points...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting January 7, 2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,152
Posted By Sullco2
On the off chance that this isn't a goof.....

there are very few timeshare deals that can be sold these days without completely selling your soul. The industry soiled its own nest years ago.

Find a new location with year round appeal, very...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing January 6, 2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,113
Posted By Sullco2
Counter-intuitive suggestion

Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Your sons will love the sporty, beach town with lovely athletic women from around the world.

Book at Velero Beach Resort and you will get a condo for the family at...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing January 5, 2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,650
Posted By Sullco2
Villa Roma

Here's a sleeper for you--Villa Roma near Callicoon, NY has enjoyed a totally rebuilt main resort due to a fire several years ago.

While the timeshare units are not particularly modern, the angle...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing December 14, 2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,767
Posted By Sullco2
Best vacation ever

The wide open Sir Francis Drake Channel allows even intermediate sailors "room for error."

The Moorings has a very good reputation.

A family member is down there right now on a bareboat...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing December 12, 2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 986
Posted By Sullco2
Sunset Resorts--Cabarete, DR

This small resort on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic had a short run as a timeshare a decade or more ago. It targeted Canadians with a version of timeshare that seemed just right for...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems December 12, 2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By Sullco2
Here you go...

http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/travel/a-ritz-ups-the-ante-in-puerto-rico.html?hpw
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems December 12, 2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By Sullco2
Ritz Carlton next door to Hyatt timeshare

http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/travel/a-ritz-ups-the-ante-in-puerto-rico.html?hpw

There goes the neighborhood!

This article details the opening of the new Ritz Carlton property that...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems October 29, 2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,930
Posted By Sullco2
The death of fractional ownership?

Recently Dick Ragatz announced that his annual conference for fractional ownership professionals (March 2013) has been cancelled due to lack of sponsorship.

This seems to signal the end of the...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing August 22, 2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By Sullco2
It's well known by now that the downhill ski...

It's well known by now that the downhill ski mountain here, not owned by Orange Lake, is closed. What a disaster. I can't tell you anything about xc skiing--sorry.

I can tell you that summer in...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing June 6, 2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By Sullco2
not sold out

There are empty foundations with superior mountain views that they always kept referring to as "about to be built with enormous price increases". This was a tactic to make you believe current...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing June 5, 2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By Sullco2
No more "updates"

They recently shut down their marketing and sales, so there will be no updates for the foreseeable future.

They will not put a restaurant in there--it's unlikely there will be any changes to...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems May 22, 2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 976
Posted By Sullco2
Vacation Village in Berkshres halts sales

Has anyone else learned that the Berkley Group of Fort Lauderdale has halted marketing and sales at Vacation Village in the Berkshires?

This well-established property across from Jiminy Peak in...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems May 3, 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By Sullco2
Beach House is the right choice

Windward Pointe has a large sand area--but technically it's a volleyball court. The grassy grounds there are pretty and have some raccoons in residence plus the usual big lizards.

However, the...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing May 2, 2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,360
Posted By Sullco2
Anyone who doesn't believe that NY cops and...

Anyone who doesn't believe that NY cops and firemen are the biggest pension scammers on the planet it asleep at the wheel.

Look up "heart presumption" sometime--this law (yes, it's the law)...
Forum: Canada Timesharing May 2, 2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,293
Posted By Sullco2
White Point region

If you can get an exchange into WP this summer, I would be surprised, but not totally. The timeshare homes were not affected by the fire, as I trust you know. The region has restaurants and...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing April 24, 2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,360
Posted By Sullco2
Sounds like a macho NYC cop to me

If this retired (at 42!) cop had used his fellow police professionals to follow up on his suspicions instead of personally intervening, perhaps he would have had a better result.

While I...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting April 13, 2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,981
Posted By Sullco2
Snakes in the woods

The timeshare world is imploding and the sales execs are running for cover to the camping world. Wild Acres in Maine, previously cited by a poster above, is owned by MorganRV Resorts. This company...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems February 20, 2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,338
Posted By Sullco2
Sunset Resorts, Canmore suggestion

Contact them directly and see if they will confirm your II exchange into the new building they built across the street.

Don't know if they're doing that, but it would be worth it.

It's a...
Forum: Marriott Resort System February 16, 2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,789
Posted By Sullco2
Sue

No, that's not a verb. It's the name of the Tugger providing the most reasonable post on this topic I have seen in a long time.

I believe that Marriott is among the most reasonable sales...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems February 15, 2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,353
Posted By Sullco2
Hyatt still the fairest system

Athena.

Hang in there. I have followed this industry for over thirty years and I believe that the Hyatt system is the best there is.

They have managed to combine both certainty for those who...
Forum: Canada Timesharing February 1, 2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,291
Posted By Sullco2
Sunset Resorts--Canmore

This is an II affiliate, but only the original building. They have built a new, large condo building next door, but I don't know whether they are affiliated.

Their reputation for many years is as...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing February 1, 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,706
Posted By Sullco2
I think you all know this, but there's a new...

I think you all know this, but there's a new owner at Friar Tuck Inn. She has no responsibility for the timeshare division, but if the Inn comes back to life, she will probably understand the value...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems February 1, 2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,985
Posted By Sullco2
Is Hyatt Residence Club just biding time?

Kal,

Do you think that Hyatt is just waiting for some economic threshold before they budget for more aggressive marketing? From your comment, it appears that things are in suspended animation.
...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing January 6, 2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,237
Posted By Sullco2
Hope Lake Lodge and region

I have been there when the Lodge was under construction. It is truly remote, but the Finger Lakes region is one of America's best kept secrets. I know that's a cliche, but the combination of...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems January 5, 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,744
Posted By Sullco2
Whole ownership will prevail at Siesta Key

I don't think the fractional units will continue to sell. The whole ownership units will sell and I believe that the investors don't want to prolong the sales program. Unless the inventory has been...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing November 28, 2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,027
Posted By Sullco2
One more point about Doris Duke

Okay, more than one.

She funded the restoration and repainting of the working folks' homes in the Point neighborhood of Newport. Just across from Goat Island where the Hyatt Regency is. This is...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 28, 2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,154
Posted By Sullco2
I believe that fractional sales people and their...

I believe that fractional sales people and their supervisors are simply too knee-jerk stupid about the " 'timeshare' as a curse word" equation.

"timeshare" as a word comes from the early days of...
Forum: Marriott Resort System November 24, 2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By Sullco2
But isn't the property nice?

Let's not forget to comment on the property itself. We were there in February and loved it.
Forum: Canada Timesharing November 14, 2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,661
Posted By Sullco2
Ironwood--was one of the youth hockey teams...

Ironwood--was one of the youth hockey teams called the Pyromaniacs? Is that what gave you the clue or was it just an awkwardly phrased sentence?

On the more important note, this is a terrible...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing November 11, 2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By Sullco2
Take a Wyndham timeshare tour

They're low pressure here--unlike their other locations. Of course you shouldn't buy anything, but this is one of the great family resorts in the US. Really.
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing November 11, 2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,733
Posted By Sullco2
Timeshare is limited in Upper Delaware Valley

If you liked the area, just go back for short stays. Try driving Route 97 from Port Jervis all along the Delaware River. There is a scenic section just outside of PJ called The Hawks'...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems October 26, 2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,231
Posted By Sullco2
MF's get lost in the shuffle

All the inside industry info about these deals is that when they "take timeshares in trade" the interests are all put into shell companies. These companies soon go bankrupt and default on the...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems October 24, 2011, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Sullco2
(5) Hyatt High Sierra Lodge. Pursuant to the...

(5) Hyatt High Sierra Lodge. Pursuant to the High Sierra Declaration, the condominium and timeshare plan for Hyatt High Sierra Lodge terminate when the underlying ground lease (the “High Sierra...
Forum: New to Timesharing? Look Here! October 23, 2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By Sullco2
Uh, The point was that even a Bronze week at that...

Uh, The point was that even a Bronze week at that ridiculous price is a total steal.
I can't believe Hyatt would not buy that back. Clearly an oversight.
Forum: New to Timesharing? Look Here! October 22, 2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By Sullco2
With all due respect, what does it matter what...

With all due respect, what does it matter what season it was? If it was Beach House, they're all 2/2's. The mf is $950 a year, the lowest point total is 1300 Hyatt Points which will get you...
Forum: New to Timesharing? Look Here! October 21, 2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By Sullco2
There was a recent Hyatt Windward Pointe sale on...

There was a recent Hyatt Windward Pointe sale on Ebay for under $1500. Or at least that's what Ebay represented. That should never pass ROFR.
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems September 14, 2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By Sullco2
And that's why Hyatt still seems to me the best...

And that's why Hyatt still seems to me the best of all timeshare systems. Very little room for bogus nonsense (RCI in its entirety comes to mind), and fairness prevails.
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing September 8, 2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By Sullco2
All inclusive packages can indeed ruin the...

All inclusive packages can indeed ruin the bargain. However, if you go and your family member has a sense of adventure, don't go to Punta Cana. It could be any beautiful beach in the world and you...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing September 7, 2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By Sullco2
BeachPlace Towers for teenagers I sent...

BeachPlace Towers for teenagers

I sent friends there who have two teenage boys--they went on Marriott Points and loved it. Right on the beach, in the middle of hot Ft. Lauderdale action.
...
Forum: Exchanging September 7, 2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,312
Posted By Sullco2
I suppose that the argument in favor of all this...

I suppose that the argument in favor of all this is that RCI has created ways to get more use out of what you own. Their dramatic increase in service and the technology they had to pay for to...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing September 6, 2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,641
Posted By Sullco2
Berkshires is full of cultural attractions and...

Berkshires is full of cultural attractions and great natural views, features. Vacation Village Berkshires has decent condos--ask for Buildings 25 and above for newer units. Amenity base there is...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems September 2, 2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,600
Posted By Sullco2
My interest in Windward Pointe, Theo

I stayed there as a renter during a major holiday week over a year ago. Loved the unit, loved the ocean view, and didn't mind the "commute" to Old Town.

Great place for walking along beach and...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems August 29, 2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,395
Posted By Sullco2
Kal--upgrade strategy for HVC owners

Anyone can offer an idea, but if a "formerly" HVC owner had xxx points and wanted a fair chance to get into HRC properties by buying more points, what should he/she do? Buy a week immediately...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems August 26, 2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,600
Posted By Sullco2
Hyatt Windward Pointe pricing

Who has info on the latest/current pricing for Hyatt Windward Pointe in Key West?

thanks
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems August 1, 2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,375
Posted By Sullco2
NYC Hyatt Residence Club launch?

I heard a rumor today that Hyatt is going to open their NYC "resort". I know it has been flying the Andaz brand for a while, so it's there and ready for occupancy.

Has anyone heard this rumor?
Forum: Bargain Deals July 29, 2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By Sullco2
Points?

Is this Points ownership?
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting July 29, 2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,340
Posted By Sullco2
Since I first learned of ts--over 30 years...

Since I first learned of ts--over 30 years ago--this is precisely what I thought would be a better system.

Sell ONLY the weeks with true inherent value--by doing that today with educated buyers...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing July 27, 2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,332
Posted By Sullco2
Time will tell--I admit I am surprised.

With many far more attractive sites around, I cannot imagine how these people will salvage anything from this pile of crap that will justify this purchase. It's stunning. I am a big fan of rural...
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