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    Selling Spinnaker Waterside...can owner booking be transferred with the deed?

    My parents are too old to visit their Hilton Head Waterside 3 bdrm unit so I'm working to sell it. I have a prospective buyer who says they'll buy it if I can book June 29/24 - July 6/24. If I'm successful at booking this week as the owner (360 days in advance), can this booking be transferred...
  2. Nowaker

    Could any Hilton Grand Vacations timeshare owner look up availability on some dates for me?

    I'm considering acquiring a HGV timeshare worth 5000 points. Looking at the official booking rates, as well as other terms, it appears a timeshare would make sense for me. However, the points aren't worth anything if I can't utilize them the way I want, and my requirements aren't any high (Las...
  3. prajora

    Best way to book HGVC, RCI, Hilton

    Are there some good ways to book your vacations as HGVC member. Here are some observations : 1. Mobile app for HGVC offers limited view only. You need to use HGVC website to see much more info. So big diff in mobil App and website. Correct? 2.Mobile App does not allow RCI bookings. HGVC...
  4. R

    HGVC Hawaii resort/cruise questions

    Hello, I am brand new to HGVC, but I have been doing a lot of homework. We are looking to go to Hawaii in 2022 and taking my wife's family as a 50th wedding anniversary gift to her parents...total of 8 or 9 people most likely. We have 10,000 bonus points to utilize. Trying to figure out...
  5. theslice

    Sunrise Booking

    Hello everyone, New to TUG, as I started to do my homework after a sales presentation that I said no to, (Couldn't get them to understand that if it was such an important deal that required legal paperwork but I could only review it on premise then there was no way it could be a good deal for...
  6. G

    Exploria Resorts booking procedures

    I'm thinking of buying a few weeks at one of the Exploria resorts (Gatlinburg Town Square). Could anyone explain the reservation procedures for booking a float week at your home resort? Or at another Exploria managed resort? Thank you in advance.