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  1. Space Coast Laurie

    Interval International Questions

    I used to belong to II some years back and am thinking about joining again. I currently have an RCI membership that expires next year. I know that the exchange companies have changed their policies and procedures over the years and I have some questions regarding how II works these days. I've...
  2. gnorth16

    10 Years in Timeshares, TUG and How Life Changes...

    Wow!!! Time Flies... If anyone took advantage of TUG (bullboards, sightings, owner exchanges, rental board, (rentor and rentee) - IT WAS ME!!! This site could be the greatest collection of like minded people I have seen. The knowledge, tips, connections and friends is truly amazing!!! THANK...
  3. cindyc

    SDO Week 52 deposited with II - What to shoot for?

    Good morning, Tugworld. I own at SDO 2BR LO GoldPlus week and was assigned week 52 for my 2020 II deposit! I bought SDO for trading after reading the forums here for months, so I am feeling pretty lucky about getting week 52 to trade. I haven't decided yet with to use it as two 1 BR units or...
  4. Egret1986

    RCI? DAE? Got this email today.

    We were sorry to see you go, but we'd like to introduce you to the newest addition to RCI's family of brands and an alternative vacation exchange option... Apparently, DAE is part of RCI now. "We were sorry to see you go.." I haven't left yet! Membership expires next year, but I'm currently...
  5. connect1

    When you book a resort from an exchange company do you view the resorts website?

    Curious, mostly because I do this for a living, and so many of the resort websites are outdated ... When you are searching resorts in RCI, Interval, other exchange companies, or here on TUG, do you visit the resort website or do you base your decision on the photos posted on the exchange company...
  6. WalnutBaron

    Do HRC Exchanges Get Priority In II?

    First, I fully subscribe to the TUG mantra: "How can you tell when a retail timeshare salesperson is lying? When his/her lips are moving." That said, I was in a Hyatt owner's update a couple of months ago and the topic turned to exchanges. The sales weasel said that because HRC is now owned by...