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  1. J

    VA benefits

    If no hearing service connection you are still entitled to VA Medical, it just goes by your income. It can be free or at a cost, Its a 1010EZ simple form. Most Vets have hearing loss due to gunfire, being in Engine rooms on ships just to name two, but it is so so common, just about every...
  2. J

    VA benefits

    If anyone is in the state of Massachusetts, there is someone in every municipality, mandated by the state Department of Veterans Services to assist with VA and Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services claims. I work in that office days a week. In my case 3 towns share a person, but every...
  3. J

    VA benefits

    You absolutely should. They contract folks or you may be able to submit you own Hearing evaluation. Submit an intent to file right away. You have a year to file your claim for service connection, and if the VA awards you anything they go back to the date of the intent to pay you. The VA...
  4. J

    VA benefits

    You can Fill out a 1010EZ to apply for medical benefits. Depending on your financials, they put you in Tiers and there may be a cost. If you husband has any degree of hearing loss, apply for a service connected disability. He he should submit an intent to file. That starts the clock on...
  5. J

    How have you best been able to get extra nights?

    I need 3 extra nights in Aruba in June. Whats the best way to go about that? Anyone had good success? I'm staying at Marriott but would move, no problem. One time i did priceline, but it was expensive, if I remember correctly.
  6. J

    Have you or anyone close to you ever gone to rehab for alcohol addiction?

    Prayers for you all. It's a terrible disease.
  7. J

    Has anyone scored Altantis with 2 Year OGS

    Well, This is an optimistic bunch. I'm just kidding. Thank You all. I'm keeping the faith, but being realistic too. Plan B they call it!
  8. J

    Municipal water or Well water?

    I vote for the Well. No water bills or water shortages. Also, our water is so so good. Just my opinion.
  9. J

    Cheap II trader

    I have a Sheraton Broadway Plantation Gold Plus, Myrtle Beach and it trades like a charm. I'm the opposite, I have always had II but I just started this year trying out RCI with a different timeshare that I obtained on TUG for Free! So far so good. Lots of Fees having both. I'll eventually...
  10. J

    Has anyone scored Altantis with 2 Year OGS

    I have an OGS for next Summer. It will be 2 years that the OGS has been in. Do I even have a shot do you think? Its my daughter's graduation from High School that is her top choice. I did like 8 weeks, any week.
  11. J

    ARUBA 1 BEDROOM OR STUDIO OCT 26 CHECK IN

    ALMOST ANY RESORT
  12. J

    Hurricane Dorian - Does anyone have ACs they aren't using?

    I HAVE A COUPLE. I'VE NEVER USED ONE. ANYONE IS WELCOME TO IT
  13. J

    Near Biddeford, ME 1 night August 23rd

    So, my daughter missed her SAT sign up and now we have to go to Maine to take it. Looking for anywhere close to Ogunquit, Kennebunk, Biddeford etc. Just need one night Friday August 23rd. If anyone can help please let me know. Thank You, Jo-Ann
  14. J

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  15. J

    A personal prayer request...

    Prayers coming your way
  16. J

    Has anyone stayed at Frenchman's Cove recently?

    Thank you that was helpful.
  17. J

    Has anyone stayed at Frenchman's Cove recently?

    So the only pool access you had was just at the Cove pool. I love the pool at the Hotel, on the cliff. It is so beautiful. I'm planning to go back in June 2020. I sure hope it is completed. Thanks everyone for the replies
  18. J

    Has anyone stayed at Frenchman's Cove recently?

    I'm wondering where they are with getting everything back after the hurricane, both at hotel and timeshare.
  19. J

    84 Main in Kennebunk Maine 2BR 6/23-6/27 4 nights $420

    I will be there June 30 to July 7th. I would love to send the kids home and stay 2 extra nights. Any chance You would have a 1 bedroom Sunday July 7th and Monday July 8th?
  20. J

    Anyone own DVC aswell as Marriott?

    I own Disney. I have stayed in Old Key west, Disney's Vero Beach, Saratoga Springs and the Tree Houses, Boardwalk Villas, Bay Lake Tower. I have stayed at Marriott Dessert Springs, Marriott Grand Vista, Marriott Oceana Palms, Frenshman's Cove, Atlantis. I think they are both great and they...
  21. J

    Hyatt Siesta Key Beach, What to take?

    Does this resort exchange in RCI or Interval?
  22. J

    Today household debate - glasses/cups upright or upside down

    UP! I find glasses stored down are smelly.
  23. J

    DESTIN, FORT WALTON BEACH AREA NEED ASSISTANCE

    A LARGE GROUP OF MY FAMILY WILL BE ATTENDING THE NAVY EOD MEMORIAL AT ELIGN AIR FORCE BASE IN FLA. I'M LOOKING FOR SUGGESTIONS OF TIMESHARES IN THAT AREA TO STAY. I HAVE NEVER BEEN TO THAT AREA OF FLA. ITS THE FIRST WEEKEND IN MAY IM NOT SURE IF THAT IS A BUSY TIME FOR THAT AREA OF FLORIDA...
  24. J

    New Hampshire or Vermont

    New Hampshire or Vermont ski area between Dec 25 and January 1st any days. Min 2 nights
  25. J

    Best RCI Trades

    Thank you. i’d like to try Barbados. i’ve never been.
  26. J

    Best RCI Trades

    i️ have never traded for NE ski since we have family and friends with access to Loon. i’d like to try Vermont. My favorite beach vacations are Marriott Surf Club in Aruba and Frenchman’s Cove in St. Thomas
  27. J

    Best RCI Trades

    Ive only ever traded in Interval, mostly Marriott,however my newest timeshare will trade in RCI. We live in the Boston area. We have a large family. I’m wondering what your best Beach or Ski vacation trade has been through RCI. What are the high quality resorts you have traded into using RCI?
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