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Free Hilton Bay Club Waikoloa

Discussion in 'Free Timeshare Giveaways and Bargain Deals' started by topdog, Aug 26, 2019.

  1. topdog

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    Even years, 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Can convert to 7,000 club points if you join the Club.
     
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    this is hot!!


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    I'll take it!
     
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    I'll take it, still available?
     
  5. topdog

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    I sent you a message.
     
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    Curious - what is the deeded view and maintenance fee?
     
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    Is the Penthouse 2bdrm 7k as well?
     
  8. Sandy VDH

    Sandy VDH TUG Review Crew: Elite TUG Member

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    Penthouse is the same points as other floors 7K. Only Villas are higher at 8.4K (corrected typo).
     
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    It is a B unit, not a penthouse. The units float and you can request any building you like, but you will not get the top floor. I believe the penthouse units are also 7,000 points. The 2 story villa are I think 8,200 points. Correct me anyone please if this is wrong.
     
  10. PamMo

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    The villas are 8,400 points.
     
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    Thanks PamMo
     
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    FYI LT Transfers estimates closing costs of $375 total plus whatever fee Hilton wants to activated club if you want it for points.
     
  13. PamMo

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    Some people prefer HGVC resorts with lower maintenance fees, but frankly, a free HGVC Hawaiian timeshare is a great way to try out Hilton timeshares with little risk.
     
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    Because it is free, it may turn out to be a better deal than buying in Vegas which would require 7k upfront ($1 a point). You should run the numbers to figure out your breakeven e.g.

    Back of the envelope: Assume the MF difference is $400/year (Bay Club vs. Vegas). It would take $7000 divided by $400 = 17.5 years before you would BE on the Vegas purchase. However, this is an EOY so that would be 35 years! That's a very long time!

    IMHO I would say this is the better deal if the $400 MF diff is correct.

    If the savings is $700/year it would be 10 years or 20 years EOY.

    Give it away (pay it forward) anytime before 20 years and you are ahead.
     
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    I just realized that I was comparing and ANNUAL Vegas to and EOY Bay Club which may not be a fair comparison. You should compare a 7000 EOY or 3500 annual Vegas purchase price and MF to this. The breakeven will be shorter than 20 years but still may be considerable depending on the purchase price.

    One more consideration. If HGVC changes the trading rules in the future, owning where you want to go is always a better bet.
     
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    If we didn’t already own a Villa, I would take. This is a great deal.
     
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    LT Transfers advises that the Club Activation fee is $609, if you want the points, not just the unit. You can pay this anytime after closing when you decide to join the club.
     
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    I have a buyer lined up, but will post if it falls through. In fact I had two of these, and both are tentatively taken.
     
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    Wow this would have been so ideal
     
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    Sorry I missed this one. If you're taking backup offers, put me on the list.
     
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    Just saw this post. If it is available, I am interested. Place me on the waitlist. Thank you.
     
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    I will be backup to the backup to the backup... Just in case

    thanks
     

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