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  1. A

    Had a client approach me with with opportunity to buy TS

    I work in finance and had a client approach me about buying his TS in Tropic Shores resort in Daytona Beach. He is in bad health an unable to travel, which is the reason he is selling From what I understand it’s a 1Bed/1BA unit that has “flex week” where I’d get to go for one week, at pretty...
  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. B

    Help me out of Wyndham hooks

    Got bamboozled in Tennessee in October 5th , by the folks at a Wyndham timeshare. Got home on the 7th contacted the sales guy said I needed an address to send cancellation letter he gave me an address . We hand wrote a letter telling them we wanted out (we were given a 10 day period ) sent the...
  4. B

    Wyndham kingsgate question

    I purchased a resale Wyndham kingsgate timeshare fixed week that was converted to points. They are finalizing the paperwork and I just received the documents from the title company. The contract says it will terminate in 2030 unless extended in the manner provided by the project and timeshare...
  5. G

    Bought a timeshare and have company possibly scamming

    Hello all, New here, but I will get to the point. I purchased points via a spot in Mexico for 9k around 4 years ago. I posted to sell it 2 years ago on couple sites, but nothing came of it. Fast forward to last week. Got a call from all services travel saying they want to make me an offer and...
  6. R

    Bought Wyndham CWA retail, still within rescission window, urgent questions!

    My husband and I purchased a Wyndham CWA contract over the weekend, thinking that buying retail offered benefits for long term ownership versus buying resell points. We purchased 126,000 points with 2 year VIP status, received 2 RCI weeks and 174,000 one-time bonus points. We have spent hours in...
  7. Rachman

    Rescinded! Now just a couple of questions...

    Thank you TUG family for talking me into rescinding. Sent the letter this morning. Just a couple of questions on the right timeshare on eBay/classified's. 1) As I am not sure how far RCI points go since we are not RCI members yet - due to our work schedule, we're looking to do 3 two-evening...
  8. Rachman

    Rookie - First Purchase, How did I do?

    Hello TUG Family, 2 Questions: 1) I just purchased a 2-bedroom Triennial Deeded Week 5 (Floating) at Vacation Village at Parkway (VVP) for $9500 (1 yr payoff plan - no interest) upfront. Maintenance is $969 (every three years). The VVP sales manager told me I would receive an RCI Certificate...
  9. M

    Rescinding holiday inn club vacations

    Hi guys! We have a total of 3 timeshares through holiday inn that we want to cancel, so last year we were told we could merge all of them and get one, with that being said could we upgrade then rescind the contract? Or would it convert back to the 3 that we had before? Or should we...
  10. A

    MVC Points, Should we buy?

    My husband and I were just in Fort Lauderdale at BeachPlace Towers for vacation and went to the sales pitch for the vacation points. It wasn't our first sales presentation and we have been contemplating it for some time now. We ended up signing a contract for 1000 points. They gave us 1000...
  11. C

    Just Bought at Massanutten, Should I Rescind? (April 2019)

    My boyfriend and I found that we are very bad at saying no when we went to a timeshare presentation. We ended up buying a week at Massanutten Resort in VA for $9,900 with $372 maintenance fees plus one RCI bonus week, two gold cards, and the usual flat rate exchanges to other resorts around the...
  12. J

    Purchased & 1 Day left to Rescind at Grandview Las Vegas - please HELP and comment

    Found this site and realized I might have made a mistake. Please leave a comment and what your thoughts are on this deal and if I should Rescind or if I should keep it. Grandview at Las Vegas Total price $16,000 USD Usage: Annual Fixed annual week 4: They said I could change this anytime...
  13. D

    Within Recission period on Worldmark purchase

    Need help, Just want to verify everything gets done right I stupidly signed a contract yesterday (TX) so I have 5ish days left to cancel. When I signed I opted for the tempting 0 down option, not realizing my 10 year average on travel is about the exact same as the purchase price for my...
  14. F

    HELP! Just bought more Wyndham points...

    My Mom has owned a timeshare for more around 20 years. She started in Fairfield and was grandfathered into Wyndham. We just spent 6 hours today with a representative discussing how to reduce her maintenance fees and get her out of a fixed week in Fairfield Bay Arkansas. She has 670,000 total...
  15. Moparman42

    Looking for suggestions: Vistana/Maui vs Marriott/Aruba

    I am currently an owner of the Westin Nanea in Maui. I am getting close to purchasing my second timeshare and wondered what this board would have to say about where. I am considering picking up a 2BR at WKORV in Maui, as we do so love the island. However, I have been peeking at Aruba...
  16. R

    Due to Injury=Need to give /sell Krystal International Vacation Club puerto vallarta studio

    Hi, After 4 back operations -90% rods in my back--Need to give /sell Krystal International Vacation Club puerto vallarta studio have 20 years left. I have no clue how to do this--The resort wants $1300.00+ to deed it back. Prefer someone to do what is needed. Please share with me what to...
  17. B

    So I want out. And don’t care about my credit.

    Before I get into the nitty gritty of it, I have read a lot of threads pertaining to this subject. I also have looked into the laws of the state in which my timeshare is in. I have a deeded Westgate timeshare in Florida. I want out. I know I won’t get my money back. I’m a Canadian citizen...
  18. B

    Selling timeshare help and advise please

    I really need some help trying to sell my timeshare and wondering if anyone could assist me. I have this timeshare for more than 18 years and is the Windham Pahio in Kawaii. I owe a week every other year and my maintenance payment is a little over $800 ( also every other year). I have...
  19. JJohnsonx21s

    Trying to help my Mom with selling a Williamsburg Plantation Timeshare...

    Looking to help my Mom sell her Williamsburg Plantation Timeshare. It is week 16, usually around mid to end of April. The unit numbers are 295A and 295B side A has a full kitchen and side B has a limited kitchen. The maintenance fee is about $409. We were told that it was worth anywhere from...
  20. D

    HELP please - how to transfer a TS?

    I have to admit it was very stupid of me to get into a TS contract without fully understanding what I was getting myself into. The offer sounded good and salesperson was an aged lady from the same city I was from - long story short, I had my guard down and didn't carefully assess if I need and...
  21. N

    What should I buy?

    I know I want to buy a timeshare. Resale. I am 46. Retired related to health. My husband has a good job and is older. We have 6 grandkids all age 3 and under. I am able to travel with them and their parents, mom's etc as well as my husband. My husband is a hilton diamond member because of work...
  22. C

    Rescission complete and mailed certified - signature required?

    Hi All, Yesterday my fiancé and I got pressured into buying an Atlantic City, NJ Flagship Fantaseas Resort time share. They started us at $20,000 promising it had a 94% exchange rate. I told them I had never researched the company, didn't know much about time shares, and wasn't comfortable...
  23. T

    Wyndham Reservations Screwed Up!

    We have 2 reservations for 2 separate units checking in at Myrtle Beach made last year. Both were made for 7 nights. We received a confirmation call this week and one had been changed to 3 nights! We have called every number and talked to numerous people after holding for HOURS and we have...
  24. N

    Rescinded Westgate Timeshare need help

    I rescinded my Westgate timeshare a couple days after I got it, about 3weeks ago. I received a phone call that I have to pay the closing cost of 2,000 but haven't received a refund of my down payment.. Has anyone else went through this? What should I do?
  25. F

    Fool me twice, shame on me

    So I'm twice a sucker, shame on me. TL;DR at bottom, otherwise enjoy the story and I'll happily answer any questions! I purchased a Woodstone weeks unit pre-construction about a year ago for just over $13k with a $355-ish maintenance fee. As many of you probably did, I went in uninformed, and...
  26. Makai Guy

    Bulletin Board Help

    Links to additional support not part of TUGBBS: Timeshare Advice - TUG FAQ - TUG Privacy Policy - About TUG - Contact TUG Management Common TUG Bulletin Board support issues and links to their solutions: Registration issues Registration email not received Registration email received but...
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