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  1. C

    6700 DRI Points Expiring

    HELP!!. I have 6700 unused Diamond points that will expire at the end of the year. I cant travel any more this year. Any ideas how to use them or push them into 2020?
  2. S

    Did I just taken to the cleaners?

    We just spent a few days at Ocean Walk in Daytona. We went to the owner meeting (1st mistake). We where informed of the new point levels that would be coming out and we were sold on buying more points to be grandfathered in at what would be considered silver now but after the changes would...
  3. J

    Need help on Board of Directors decision to restrict RCI availability

    I need help on how to respond to Board of Directors decision to eliminate June/July 2020 availability on RCI. Key Points I have owned my timeshare at Inverness at South Padre since August 2003 I purchased my timeshare from Wroman LLC who had a sales office at the resort. At the time of...
  4. C

    Ex-Husband Put Starwood Timeshare Fees Into Arrears

    Hello! I apologize if this becomes very lengthy, but I am in quite the pickle and I am hoping someone here can help me begin to grasp the lay of the land and what my options are here. Sooooo......years ago, when I was dating my now ex-husband, he decided on a whim to purchase a timeshare from...
  5. tclardy

    New to Tug and Need Advice

    Good morning, everyone. I have been a timeshare owner since 2004 and recently widowed. My portfolio is busting at the seams and I would like to utilize my ownership as rentals to help pay maintenance fees. I own weeks, points and everything in between lol with Marriott, Starwood and Westgate...
  6. G

    We messed up

    We bought "points" at that horrible presentation from holiday Inn Orando Resorts last year. We are well past our 10 cancelation days, we just kind of forgot we did this in the first place. How do we get rid of it? We tried contacting them but they gave us information on selling through them...
  7. V

    Leading Vacations Club--Need Opinions

    I'd like to know what you all think. I got sucked into a 1.5 hr presentation, that included breakfast, so I thought how bad can it be--I'll just eat slowly and just ask for my freebie at the end. Everyone was so nice and chatty, and then the price dropped dramatically, we shook some guys hand...
  8. A

    Where to refinance

    Hep! Where do you all go to refinance your Wyndham purchase? Ive owned mine for 6 months and with a %16.99 interest rate, Its crazy! I Want to refinance and get a normal mortgage for it but everywhere I call doesn't do timeshares. In case it makes a difference, I have the points ownership...
  9. C

    Cancel Mexico Private Residence Club Contract!

    Hi Everybody. Excuse me if this has been posted before. There are so many threads and I'm in a little bit of a panic as I leave to go home Monday ( today is Saturday) and I need to cancel my private residence contract at Nuevo Vallarta. I previously owned at the same location but at Cascades...