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Forum: TUG Lounge September 2, 2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By rudy
Stricklands Irvine California

If you are ever near Irvine California try Strickland's Custard - it is a franchise of a family owned custard stand that originated in Akron Ohio. It is homemade and people wait in long lines for...
Forum: Marriott Resort System October 22, 2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,713
Posted By rudy
Thanks!

Interesting... Resale weeks were tagged so that the sale reps knew what was purchased from Marriott vs the resale market.

It sounds like the trust points are not 'marked' in a similar manner.
Forum: Marriott Resort System October 22, 2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,713
Posted By rudy
Full usage rights with trust pt resale?

Thanks for pointing me to the sticky...

For those Tuggers that have purchased trust points on the re-sale market... has there been any restrictions / differences between a resale and a purchase...
Forum: Marriott Resort System October 22, 2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,713
Posted By rudy
Extra fees to enroll the points

Congratulations on your purchase!

Can you comment on the extra costs incurred beyond the $/pt to the seller.. such as fees to Marriott to enroll the points, etc

Were you enrolled in MVDC ...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting August 12, 2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,580
Posted By rudy
Thanks!

Thanks for all your help!
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting August 12, 2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,580
Posted By rudy
Dioxide or Joe ?

I received an offer from Ken today as well.. I too was concerned about a scam, but was relieved to read your posts and the success you have had dealing with Ken Carter.

How did you handle payment?...
Forum: Marriott Resort System July 21, 2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By rudy
gotta decide by Sept 30, 2013

To add to Dioxide's response.. you will have to cancel and elect points by the September deadline. Otherwise, it will be too late to elect DC points for 2014 and you will have to rent it or exchange...
Forum: US - Hawaii May 26, 2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By rudy
I don't believe there is any parasailing after...

I don't believe there is any parasailing after the whales arrive in Maui. We have only parasailed during the summer months. We did a wonderful ziplining trip at the Kapalua Adventures--we did the...
Forum: Marriott Resort System April 3, 2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By rudy
We never did figure out how to connect to the...

We never did figure out how to connect to the wifi at Koolina (we were there February, 2013) with our "older" Kindles, even with the help of the IT support at Koolina. It was very frustrating at...
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 4, 2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,737
Posted By rudy
GOOD POINT .. .. probably will only go to the big...

GOOD POINT .. .. probably will only go to the big island once since we love Ko-Olina Beach club on Oahu and Maui so much... not to mention getting to Hawaii from Northeast Ohio is a long trip...
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 4, 2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,737
Posted By rudy
WOW .. that was a fantastic upgrade. I had...

WOW .. that was a fantastic upgrade.

I had never heard of the LNF rate so I tried it but could not get any dates to pull it up.

With that sort of upgrade, I am confused as to what to book...
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 3, 2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,737
Posted By rudy
UK Fan: Thanks for sharing your...

UK Fan:

Thanks for sharing your experience....

Did the corner room give a view of the ocean & pool or gardens & mountain or ...?
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 3, 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,737
Posted By rudy
Waikola Marriott Room preference

My wife and I are planning to stay at the Waikoloa Marriott in 2014. There appears to be several room types ( in order of cost): garden view, pool view, larger corner room, ocean view, oceanfront,...
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 12, 2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,447
Posted By rudy
Correct ..but

Yes, this is correct Marriott deposits into one account. However, you realize you can buy multiple tickets using one airline miles account.

I always buy the travel package with the max miles...
Forum: Marriott Resort System January 1, 2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,884
Posted By rudy
Naia Has both

Naia building has both 2 bedroom lock-off and non-lockoffs. THere are very few lock-off units... like 1 per floor.

I have stayed in a lockoff 2 bedroom Ocean View Villa in the Naia building so...
Forum: Marriott Resort System January 1, 2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,850
Posted By rudy
?? Discount on points forever or limited??

This is a terrific strategy however I am concerned how long does it last?

Is this discount in writing and if so for how long?
Forum: Marriott Resort System December 6, 2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,814
Posted By rudy
No Bargains for most of US

I talked to the lawyer Rodney Grant handling the auction... He told me that you must attend in person and that the units will be sold in blocks.. ie. all Maui units in one block, all Ko-olina in...
Forum: Marriott Resort System December 2, 2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,814
Posted By rudy
what about EOY

Do you believe Marriott will buy back any of the every other year properties.... I thought I read somewhere that the every other year properties could not be added to the trust...If this is true I...
Forum: Marriott Resort System August 25, 2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,795
Posted By rudy
Thanks Susan

Thanks Susan!

Yes, I too cannot seem to get on the mailing list for the Marriott Insider and I am Premier Plus???
Forum: Marriott Resort System August 25, 2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,795
Posted By rudy
What 14-day discount?

Greg:

How did you find out about the 14 day discount for Premier Plus? I saw the ability to use points at the Ritz Carlton on the my-vacationclub .com website. But where did find out about the...
Forum: Marriott Resort System August 9, 2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 958
Posted By rudy
The hotel is close to Oceana Palms, but to my...

The hotel is close to Oceana Palms, but to my knowledge they do not share facilities.
Forum: Marriott Resort System August 9, 2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By rudy
barony gold for platinum

I was able to exchange my Barony gold for a Barony platinum week but I gave II all of July and half of August to match... this was before Destination points... so I bet it is much more difficult...
Forum: Marriott Resort System July 31, 2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By rudy
rofr paperwork received

Yes I too thought seller was holding out for a better offer. . . So I had them send me Marriott 's letter indicating they were exercising their ROFR. It looked legit to me.
Forum: Marriott Resort System July 31, 2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By rudy
Greg View was Oceanside. There is only...

Greg

View was Oceanside. There is only Oceanside and Oceanfront at Ocean Pointe.

I could understand them exercising ROFR if it wasn't for Oceana Palms about 1 mile north on the beach. ...
Forum: Marriott Resort System July 31, 2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By rudy
Any ohers?

I agree ROFR has always been random... however it has been very rare since the NEW POINTS Program adn usually being exercised at older high demand loacation and seasons such as Hilton Head summer...
Forum: Marriott Resort System July 31, 2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By rudy
Got what I considered a great deal at $7300 ...

Got what I considered a great deal at $7300 ...but still surprised ROFR was exercised
Forum: Marriott Resort System July 31, 2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By rudy
ROFR is back...for how long?

Marriott just exercised ROFR on an Ocean Pointe Platinum. :bawl: I was shocked since they have several units at Oceana Palms a mile north and they are building the second tower..all potential trust...
Forum: Marriott Resort System July 16, 2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By rudy
My sister is in HHI now and every year her family...

My sister is in HHI now and every year her family eats at MI TIERRA'S at least a half a dozen times during their two week vacation. They really enjoy Mexican! It is worth a try.
...
Forum: Marriott Resort System June 30, 2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By rudy
Dioxide... what policy

Dioxide:

I hate to ask because I probably should know... but what policy by Narriott tells us the answer is NO?
Forum: Marriott Resort System June 30, 2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By rudy
u can rent what you own ....

My take on it is you can rent what you legally own.

If you bought weeks Marriott allows you to rent the week.

If you own points then Marriott allows you to transfer (i.e. rent) them.

If you...
Forum: Marriott Resort System May 30, 2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By rudy
Thanks

THANKS... I tried to call today but they are closed...
Forum: Marriott Resort System May 30, 2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By rudy
HOW'D you do that?

How did you reserve July 7 2012 on May 30? Thats more than 13 months or did you reserve several weeks befor July 7th?

Still trying to sort out the DC points...
Forum: Marriott Resort System May 30, 2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By rudy
Moana BLDG Best for Mountain views

Wvacations:

If you do not own at Ko-olina and you are exchanging to a mountain view, I recommend requesting the Moana bldg. The mountain views all look out over the Ko-olina golf course and have...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting April 10, 2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By rudy
Just sent you an e-mail ... thanks

Just sent you an e-mail ... thanks .. we can just e-mail from here...:hi:
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting April 9, 2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By rudy
I sent you a PM

If still need them refer to my private message to you.
Forum: Marriott Resort System April 8, 2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By rudy
PAtience... you have a week

I too am a government employee .. however I am not essential :annoyed: . I cannot believe they (CONGRESS) will let this government shutdown last a week. I would have been more concerned (if I were...
Forum: Marriott Resort System April 3, 2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,839
Posted By rudy
Barony has no 'ocean view' rooms

FYI:

Barony only has garden view, ocean side, and ocean front 2 bedroom condos.

TOGA is for the garden view condos which are in the villas behind the Westin hotel.

VILA is the category for...
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 31, 2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By rudy
Very Tempting

If it is annual usage then a good deal. Lowest I have seen on ebay has been around $10K for Platinum Ocean Pointe. I'd buy it if I had the cash and more vacation time.

FYI: We own Ocean Pointe...
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 31, 2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By rudy
YEs to JW no to golf

Yes you can charge from the JW resort back to Ko-Olina. I do not believe you can charge your golf fees... though I have never tried..I know I could not charge Roy's restaurant (on-site at the golf...
Forum: Marriott Resort System March 6, 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,029
Posted By rudy
Be patient

I suspect Marriott is not only holding all of their inventory ( both owned and via Marriott Reward traders) but also grabbing every HHI summer beach vacation time for the points owners or...
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