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Wyndham Plus Partners

Discussion in 'Wyndham Vacation Resorts' started by Scurvy, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. Scurvy

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    Being an owner for almost a year now I think I am finally learning how to get the most bang for your buck.

    Today I got a 2nd quote from Plus Partners on using my wyndham points for airfare. The first one was back in August and was quite outrageous....

    This one is 231,733 points for 2 $284 tickets or $564..
    is it just me or is this an outrageous price?

    Does anyone have any experience with getting anything worthwhile out of Plus Partners?
     
  2. rickandcindy23

    rickandcindy23 TUG Review Crew: Expert TUG Member

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    I think it's outrageous, and I wouldn't do it. Plus Partners for airfare and Disney tickets seems to be very expensive.
     
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    Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose

    Our experience with using PlusPartners for anything other than the RCI points resorts has been hit and miss. It is worth comparing with what you'd pay in cash. Sometimes its a good deal, sometimes not.
     
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    Can you please give example of something had you looked at (or purchased) that was a good deal?
     
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    My question would be "How much in MF's are you paying for those 231k points? If it is more than $564 I'd say you're "paying" too much by using your Wyndham points. I think the general wisdom is that FSP points are a too expensive way of paying for anything other than your resort stay.
     
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    Only ever use your points for Plus Partners for booking RCI points resorts, and if you have NO OTHER CHOICE.

    For instance, I had an abundance of points that I couldn't use, and I used my points to book a cruise, and airline tickets for family member. They gave me the 80% of the cash cost for the trip. I gave them a discount, and made some $$ off of my points usage. Otherwise I would not use my points for Plus Partners.
     
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    I no longer remember the details but a few years ago we got a week in a Chicago hotel for less than we would have paid via Travelocity,Orbitz, AAA etc but more than we probably would have paid via a bid site. Also, in 2004 we got a good deal on airfare to Hawaii. Another time we used points that were about to expire for two nights at a Ramada for a few dollars more than we would have paid I'm cash. Unfortunately, because of the reservation fee, it has never been economical to use points for a single night at a motel, which is the way we had hoped to use them.
     
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