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Interested in purchasing at Sheraton Vistana Orlando Resort

Discussion in 'New to Timesharing? Look Here!' started by goofygal531, Aug 25, 2018.

  1. goofygal531

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    Hello,

    My family and I have been looking into purchasing a timeshare for years now. Our friends recently have purchased into Sheraton Vistana Orlando Resort and are very happy there. We like the resort and would like the most affordable way in but I’m not familiar with how it works. Our friends are older and just purchased thru the resort, we’d prefer a resale with options into other resorts. We also need flexible weeks. We’d prefer to purchase a 2bedroom for 2weeks.

    Is Sheraton Vistana fixed or flex week? Do they use points? They are with RCI, correct?

    Any guidance or direction would be appreciated.
     
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    If you are looking for SVR, you can probably buy a unit for $1 or even free if you're patient. The ongoing maintenance fees (>$1000 yearly) are the thing that bites, and many people are looking to get out from under them after they've already spent 10-15 years vacationing in Orlando.
     
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    While this is true, the most important issue is as vacationtime1 stated. To the OP, if you purchase the $1 timeshare, one day you will be in the same situation trying to rid your self of it for free or even having to pay someone to take it. The Bella and Key West sections are sold on the resale market WITH staroptions (meaning they have more value)!
     

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