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  1. Clifbell

    Worldmark Scottsdale One Bedroom Deluxe in Scottsdale Arizona

    Today I am reviewing one of the Worldmark Resorts in the Phoenix Arizona area. Scottsdale is about 45 minutes from downtown Phoenix. The one bedroom is really spacious. The pool area is a nice size for this smaller resort. There is also a game area with Corn hole and a sand pit for...
  2. Clifbell

    Why I like Worldmark / Club Wyndham... Timeshare Traveler Episode 185

    For many peoiple who don't own timeshares, learning about the good parts of the timeshare from a timeshare salesperson can be misleading. So I decided to create a video of the parts of Worldmark / Club Wyndham that I like. This comes from a person who has years of timeshare experience. and has...
  3. Clifbell

    Worldmark / Club Wyndham New Years Resolutions - Timeshare Traveler Episode 179

    It is that time of year again for the Timeshare Traveler to start thinking about next year... What to do with the new set of points and the refreshed set of perks. And what about the use of Vacasa in 2024? This leads to Worldmark being an interesting value. I continue to see opportunities...
  4. Clifbell

    One Bedroom unit 221 Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa California

    About 60 miles from the San Francisco Airport in the Napa Valley sits the Silverado Country Resort and Spa. Attached to the resort is a championship quality Golf Course. There is a nice pool to use as well as a shared laundry. You can use the fitness center, the golf course, and the spa for...
  5. Clifbell

    Are Timeshares A SCAM?... Timeshare Traveler Episode 177

    There are many reasons why people can feel like timeshares are a scam. I don't necessarily disagree with how people feel. In some cases people made a decision based on lies or they made a purchase that wasn't big enough to be useful, or they didn't ever learn how to use the timeshare. All of...
  6. Clifbell

    Worldmark Clearlake Three Bedroom Review in Clearlake California

    I enjoyed the Worldmark Clear Lake. It is an out of the way place that is a good place for me to unwind. There are local wineries and of course there is the lake. A lot of people rent a pontoon boat on the lake. I love walking out on the pier in the morning with my coffee and just stare out...
  7. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 176... My Favorite Timeshare Locations

    Eventually you will find your favorite timeshare locations where you always like to go... These are your go to locations. Granted after living in timeshares for almost two years. I probably have a few more favorites than many of you. But I thought I would talk about the process I went through...
  8. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 175... How to Choose Which Club Wyndham on Kauai

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 175... How to Choose Which Club Wyndham on Kauai I have now stayed at seven different Club Wyndham / Worldmark timeshares on Kauai... But which one should you stay at? Well to help you figure that out, I created this video with a comparison chart at the end of the...
  9. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 174... Is Timeshare Industry Consolidation Good?

    With the recent announcement by Hilton to purchase Bluegreen, the timeshare industry consolidation continues to grow. In the last five years we have seen Hilton buy two timeshare companies, Marriott by one and Club Wyndham buy a travel company. In this video, I will recap the recent purchases...
  10. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 171... Using Timeshares to Celebrate

    I've just finished my first celebration trip using timeshares as a way to celebrate. In the past I had used timeshares as both a way to have a good vacation, but also as an alternative way to live and travel at the same time. But this trip was one of celebration. I recently started a new...
  11. Clifbell

    Club Wyndham Shearwater Two Bedroom Review in Princeville Kauai Hawaii

    About an hour drive from the Lihue Airport in Princeville Hawaii on the Island of Kauai sits the Club Wyndham Shearwater resort. Today's review is of the Two bedroom unit on the third floor (Unit 311). The buildings are two and three stories tall and have lush tropical plants throughout...
  12. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 170... Who Likes Timeshares and Why

    I've been enjoying my current trip in Hawaii.. I have the chance to relax and meet other people. I've been hanging out at the pool and reading books and getting my "hot tub Time" in. As a result, I've had some interesting conversations with other timeshare owners. By and large, most of the...
  13. Clifbell

    Ke'Eo Kai one Bedroom by Club Wyndham in Princeville Kauai Hawaii

    About an hour drive from the Lihue Airport in Princeville Hawaii on the Island of Kauai sits the Club Wyndham Kw'Eo Kai resort. Today's review is of the one bedroom unit. The buildings are three stories tall and have lush tropical plants throughout. There are two pools, and plenty of grills...
  14. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 167... The value of Timeshare Marketing Packages

    You own a timeshare, so you will be doing owner updates... It is a fact of timeshare life. Since you are in this environment, then you might as well take advantage of the situation... I am about to embark on a three week vacation to Hawaii... Of those 21 days, 12 of them are on two makring...
  15. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 166... Timeshares make Hawaii Vacations Less Expensive

    One of the reasons that timeshares work really well for me is that I like Hawaii. And Hawaii seems to highlight the biggest disparity between hotel life and timeshare life in terms of cost. In this video, I want to highlight that from a timeshare perspective, staying in Hawaii is similar to...
  16. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 163... Timeshare Thursday thru Saturday

    Getaways Nothing is more refreshing than taking a short break either as an event or themed adventure. I recommend that you plan these trips around a weekend. I like shifting them to Thursday Thru Saturday instead of the traditional Friday and Saturday. The reason I like to shift to...
  17. G

    SOLD - Club Wyndham Access - 294,000 Annual

    Club Wyndham Access 294,000 Annual Points - March 31 use year Monthly Maintenance - $193.55 177,620 remaining for use by 3/31/24 Buyer to pay transfer fee and fee to title company
  18. Clifbell

    Two Bedroom Worldmark South Shore Review Near Lake Tahoe Ca

    Located about 2 miles from the Nevada / California border and South Lake Tahoe, Ca. is the Worldmark South Shore. The two bedroom unit was very spacious with a queen bed in the second bedroom and a King size bed in the primary bedroom. There was also the Murphy bed in the living room that...
  19. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 159... Timeshares Compared to Weekend Getaway Properties

    I've always wondered if I should consider buying a second home for weekend getaways... The thought of having a place in mountains or a getaway at the ocean has always felt like a nice idea... But then I realized I could use my timeshares to do the same... I use Worldmark in this example, but...
  20. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 158... Top 5 Lessons of a Nomad Living in Timeshares

    In this video, I wanted to discuss by top 5 lessons asa timeshare Nomad... These are my life lessons that have resulted in me being more focused on what matters to me... I have a more positive view of timeshares than some because my choice to buy timeshares and travel led to a new way of...
  21. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 156... Using Timeshares to Decide Where to Retire

    In this video, I wanted to discuss the use of timeshares to help you figure out where to have a retirement. Many people like to move when they retire and what better way to figure out where you would like to retire than by using your timeshares to determine where you would like to retire. The...
  22. Clifbell

    Two Bedroom Worldmark Clearlake Review in Clearlake California

    I enjoyed the Worldmark Clear Lake. It is an out of the way place that is a good place for me to unwind. There are local wineries and of course there is the lake. A lot of people rent a pontoon boat on the lake. I love walking out on the pier in the morning with my coffee and just stare out...
  23. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 154... Top 5 Ways to Use Your Timeshare Points

    In this video, I wanted to share my top uses for my timeshare points... In general, I rank the usage of my points based on the most value for each point I spend. A general rule is that if two companies are involved, then there are two sets of profits which means your points will be diluted...
  24. Clifbell

    One Bedroom Worldmark San Francisco Review

    If you want to be close to Chinatown or Union Square in San Francisco, then the Worldmark San Francisco is a great choice. I stayed in the one bedroom which was cozy, but had everything I needed (since I carry a electric Skillet). There was a gym and a shared laundry facility, which was nice...
  25. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 153... How Timeshares Changed my Vacationing

    Ever wonder how your vacation would change if you bought a timeshare. In this video, I will explain how my vacations have changed and my experience is similar to others. I used to take the cheapest vacation possible or even skip a vacation. But now I take quality vacations. For me the...
  26. Clifbell

    Studio Worldmark Clearlake Review in Clearlake California

    I enjoyed the Worldmark Clear Lake. It is an out of the way place that is a good place for me to unwind. There are local wineries and of course there is the lake. A lot of people rent a pontoon boat on the lake. I love walking out on the pier in the morning with my coffee and just stare out...
  27. Clifbell

    One Bedroom Worldmark Dolphin Cove Review in Anaheim Ca

    Located in Anaheim close to Disneyland sits the Worldmark Dolphin Cove. This resort is located along the corridor of hotel / condos near Disneyland. The unit had a full kitchen that was compact but sufficient, a larger bedroom with a king bed, and a nice outdoor patio. The resort has a nice...
  28. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 148... Using your Points to Travel around or Stay in one Place

    In this video, I discuss a couple alternatives for long term stays in Timeshares.... I've used them to travel around the country for twelve months. But more recently, I have been staying in one location while I work. It is similar to staying in a luxury hotel but with more space and lots of...
  29. Clifbell

    One Bedroom Club Wyndham Canterbury in San Francisco Ca Review

    If you want to have a great vacation in San Francisco, I highly recommend the Club Wyndham Canterbury. The one bedroom has a mini kitchen with dishes, etc.. so you can request a electric skillet and cook in the room. The resort is a short walk to Union Square for shopping and is close to...
  30. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 147... How to Be a Frugal Timeshare Traveler

    In this video, I show you how you can save money by stretching your points... And by using Interval International and RCI to book last minute deals (Getaways or Last Call). The end result of this strategy is that you don't need to own as many points or pay as much in Maintenance fees...
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