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hawaii

  1. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 127... Which Hawaiian Island to Choose?

    After spending six months in Hawaii on Five Different Islands over the last year, I thought I would share my thoughts on how you could choose which Hawaiian island would be best for you. I tried to keep my biases out of the choices as best I could. The truth is that there is really no horrible...
  2. S

    Looking for one week Mar. 10, 11 or 12

    Looking for a one week vacation rental in Florida, México, or other tropical destination that sleeps 4-5. Thank you.
  3. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 94... UHaul is My Hawaii Rental “Car”

    Have you looked at Rental Prices in Hawaii Lately? $125/day or $800+/week. That Gave me sticker shock. Well, a crisis can bring out creativity. So I looked at UHaul and was surprised how much I could save so I jumped on it. It is not right for everyone. But I really just wanted to go...
  4. Clifbell

    One Bedroom WorldMark Kihei Review in Kihei Maui Hawaii

    About 15 miles from the Main Airport in Maui sits the WorldMark Kihei. Kihei is a small beach town on the western shore. I stayed in a one bedroom with a nice deck located in Building 4 which has a partial view of the ocean from the deck. The unit also comes with a Murphy bed that does not...
  5. Clifbell

    Two Bedroom WorldMark Kihei Review in Kihei Maui Hawaii

    About 15 miles from the Main Airport in Maui sits the WorldMark Kihei. Kihei is a small beach town on the western shore. I stayed in a two bedroom with a nice deck located in Building 1 which has a wonderful view of the ocean from the master bedroom and the deck. The unit also comes with a...
  6. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 87... Hawaii Sept to Nov 22 Plans

    In a few days I am off to Hawaii (Maui and the Big Island) for just a little over two months. I recently (Episode 85 and 86) posted about living in Hawaii for a month and being Frugal. Well, I am Just about to do exactly what I described. I will be staying in Kihei and Kana'apali for 3 weeks...
  7. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 86... A monthly Hawaii Budget for 4 persons

    Many People have dreamed of spending an extended vacation in Hawaii... Well, I have put together a monthly budget (actually four weeks) that shows what it takes to stay in Hawaii for a month. I have done this several times and it really works. In my last post, I discussed a four week trip for...
  8. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 85... A Monthly Hawaii Budget for 2 persons

    Many People have dreamed of spending an extended vacation in Hawaii... Well, I have put together a monthly budget (actually four weeks) that shows what it takes to stay in Hawaii for a month. I have done this several times and it really works. For those of you who think you can't afford this...
  9. L

    Strategies wanted! Trading into hawaii

    Hi all, I know there are many posts about this and my keyword search is not helping at the moment so pls refer me to another thread if you know of one.... I am in the process of buying a platinum Marriott shadow ridge week (hoping it passes ROFR!) and wondered what my best strategy will be to...
  10. R

    Hawaiian Princess Makaha Sept 23-30

    Sept 23- 30 Hawaiian Princess Makaha 1bed 1 bath. I have stayed here many times it is an awesome resort sitting right on top of a beautiful beach. 800.00
  11. Clifbell

    Review Worldmark Kapaa Shore One Bedroom in Kapaa Kauai Hawaii

    Staying at the Worldmark Kapaa shore is like visiting "old Hawaii". There is no air conditioning and the complex is not large. But if you want to fall asleep with the sound of the ocean and the feel of the trade winds. Or if you want to fall out of bed and walk 100 feet to sit in a lounge...
  12. K

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  13. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 63… Are Ocean View Prices worth it?

    Everyone loves an ocean view room... Right? But if you are staying in a timeshare are you aware of how much the Ocean view rooms cost compared to the standard rooms of the same size? I will explore Hilton Grand vacations and Marriott Vacation Club and their costs for upgrades. I focused on...
  14. clicker44

    WANTED: 7-nights -- Anything tropical sometime between June 20th - July 3rd

    Wanted: Mexico, Hawaii, Aruba, Caribbean, Bahamas, etc....anywhere warm with a nice resort and nice pool. Looking for 7 nights. My dates are flexible starting June 20th and I need to be home by July 3. Any size unit is OK. Let me know what you have!
  15. Clifbell

    Review Worldmark Kapaa Shore Two Bedroom in Kapaa Kauai Hawaii

    Staying at the Worldmark Kapaa shore is like visiting "old Hawaii". There is no air conditioning and the complex is not large. But if you want to fall asleep with the sound of the ocean and the feel of the trade winds. Or if you want to fall out of bed and walk 100 feet to sit in a lounge...
  16. K

    Free to a Good Owner - Maui EOY Floating

    Kahana Beach Every other year (even years) floating week Maintenance fees 2020: $406.38 Taxes 2020: $61.05 I haven't looked up the 2022 fees and taxes, but I will update with that. We are current. Due to health issues, we can't really use this anymore. We would like to pass it on to someone...
  17. RNCollins

    Southwest to expand California and Hawaii service

    Southwest to expand California and Hawaii service https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Airline-News/Southwest-to-expand-California-and-Hawaii-service Kite surfers at Kailua Beach, Oahu, Hawaii Photo: Marvin Minder / www.shutterstock.com
  18. V

    600.00 -Hawaii - Imperial Hawaii Resort Club-January 05, 2022 - Wednesday January 12, 2022

    Unable to use this week 600.00 for the week of Wednesday January 05, 2022 - Wednesday January 12, 2022 Rental Accommodation Imperial Hawaii Resort Club 205 Lewers Street Honolulu, HI 968151939 Check in 4:00 PM Check out 11:00 AM Wednesday January 05, 2022 - Wednesday January...
  19. JAbbott

    Free conversion from fixed weeks to points?

    Received an email from Wyndham. They are offering us a free deal to upgrade our weeks deeds , Wyndham Kona Hawaiian resort, 2 weeks every other year, to Wyndham points. Offer stands until Dec 15th. We bought there because we like to go there. Truthfully, have only been once, but are booked in...
  20. D

    Please help me with pricing to sell Hilton Hawaii Kohala?

    Hello, I am new here. The last kid is about to leave for college and my husband and I won't travel to resorts anymore. Could people give me an idea of a realistic selling price for Kohala - Hawaii by Hilton Grand Vacations? It is a Platinum with 7000. 2Br 2Bth 12600 points saved for next year...
  21. O

    Club Wyndham Royal Garden Waikiki Studio October 18-25

    Our son can't travel (stupid COVID!) so this Studio is available 18th - 25th for $500
  22. P

    Back from Waikoloa

    I recently visited the Marriott Waikoloa. I had a 2 bedroom suite. The suite was excellent with 3 balcony's & 3 TV's which helped a lot to satisfy all interests. The room had partial ocean view. I've been here before and the place hasn't changed a lot since my last visit. Everyone wore a mask...
  23. B

    Point Chart - HGV Ocean Tower, Waikoloa Hawaii

    Sharing what I believe to be a complete points chart for Ocean Tower within Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii (The Big Island). As of August 2021, this property remains under active conversion from the original hotel rooms to HGV's timeshares, so there may eventually be additions...
  24. TJALB

    Any new info regarding DRI sale to Hilton?

    Just wondering if anyone has any new information regarding the sale of DRI to Hilton? A friend of mine is at The Point at Poipu this week. I own in the Hawaii collection but she owns deeded weeks in Sedona Arizona. She called me today to say that she attended a “owners update” in other words...
  25. x3 skier

    YouTube Pilot uses a timeshare promo as part of a flying vacation

    Just Plane Silly is a YouTube poster who creates funny shorts about flying. I know him personally and most of his stuff is humorous and some isn’t. I have no qualms about telling him which is which. His latest video is about flying around Oahu in a rented plane. Some really nice aerial shots...
  26. prajora

    HGVC or RCI resorts in Hawaii

    Dear HGVC owners, Could you advise on good HGVC resorts or RCI deposited points, for stay in Hawaii. Important consideration is bookable in next 4months. So offer good chance to get booking. - Looking for 1bedroom, Kitchen- 1week stay. - Not looking to eat out a lot. - Is rental car...
  27. R

    Looking for week in Hawaii/Honolulu around March 27th - April 4th

    Hi! I'm interested in going to Hawaii around March 27th - April 4th, preferably Honolulu Looking for at least a 1 BDR. Prefer higher end beach resorts such as Marriot/Hilton.
  28. RNCollins

    United adding an Orange County-Hawaii route

    United adding an Orange County-Hawaii [Honolulu] route https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Airline-News/United-adding-an-Orange-County-Hawaii-route
  29. K

    Maui Hawaii Covid 19 Test & Travel Tips

    Just returned from Maui and had multiple family members flying in so multiple tests in different geographic locations. Here are my Lessons Learned/Take Away’s : Walgreens- their drive through worked well although you need to watch the online calendar as they only open test appointments 3-4 days...
  30. RNCollins

    Hawaii reaches out to 'mindful travelers'

    Hawaii reaches out to ‘mindful travelers’ https://www.travelweekly.com/Hawaii-Travel/Hawaii-reaches-out-to-mindful-travelers
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