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  1. C

    HGVC Just paid $19.5k. If rescinded, do we lose all the “benefits”

    Hey all, Like so many on here, we attended the sales presentation for HGVC and bought. It was low pressure and financially it made sense to us. But everyone gets buyer remorse on much smaller purchases so it got me thinking and I started researching, hence landing here! I’m all for rescinding...
  2. H

    Should we buy?

    1) Is there a vacation destination you wish to visit most of the time or on a regular basis? if so where? Myrtle Beach 2) Do you want to visit your home resort at least half the time, or do you want to trade more than half the time? Visit at least half the time 3) What are your 5 top trade...
  3. SenorBlanco

    Current state of timesharing---opinions /poll

    Good morning! Spent a lot of time over the last few days going through the incredible information contained here trying to educate myself in the timesharing vernacular. Quite honestly, from what I'm gathering there appears to be a sense of uncertainty around a few items in the industry which...
  4. SenorBlanco

    HGVC vs MVC - Pros and cons

    Found the site, proceeded to put my first post in the wrong place (sorry, admin), love the site, joined the site! Considering options, spent a few hours looking and honestly haven’t found a good comparison between HGVC vs MVC. (Feel free to link if I just haven’t come across it). Initial...
  5. md8287

    HGVC 3,400 annual points - FREE

    This listing is for 3,400 points that can be used at the home resort at HGVC at South Beach in Miami during gold season or throughout the HGVC system. USAGE BEGINS IN 2020. Buyer will pay all closing costs which include: Closing Fees to Closing Company $200. HGVC Transfer Fee of $495...
  6. md8287

    Advice on selling 2 HGVC Timeshares together - 8,200 points

    I own two weeks at HGVC at South Beach Miami. Both are 1 bedroom and one is a gold week (3,400 points) and the other is platinum (4,800 points). Since I want to sell both weeks (ideally together) I am wondering if I sell to the same buyer if they can save on the transfer/activation fees? Has...
  7. S

    VIP package scheduled for Spring, should I purchase as LLC to avoid ROFR?

    Hello, Long time lurker, first time poster. A year ago Hilton brought us in for a HGVC presentation. We were interested, but I dont like to make large purchases without researching. Instead, we purchased an HGVC VIP package in Hawaii for this Spring. I stumbled upon TUG and found a wealth...
  8. H

    Fiesta Americana Open Season

    Has anyone booked open season through Fiesta Americana Vacation Club (FAVC)? They don't have any documentation in their 2019 Member Book. I know how to do it through Hilton HGVC, but I'm wondering how it's done through the FAVC. I'm an owner at FAVC Cabo and looking for the process through FAVC...
  9. H

    HGVC Timeshare - Anderson Ocean Club in Myrtle - Free to good owner - Comes with points!!

    Haven't taken to the timeshare experience and looking to transfer ownership. New owner to cover any transfer/title fees/closing costs. No current HOA or maintenance fees due. Currently have timeshare for: Hilton Grand Vacations Club Anderson Ocean Club - 2BR Season: Gold Even years - 5,000...
  10. L

    Sample Notice of ROFR?

    Would anyone please be so kind to share a sample notice of ROFR to the seller (e.g., Hilton, Marriott, etc.)? What should be included in the notice, besides the price of resale? Thanks so much.
  11. B

    2019 Current List of HGVC Authorized Resellers

    Hi didn't see this stickied anywhere but I hear the only way HGVC recognizes points towards elite status is buy purchasing direct or through authorized resellers. Is this still accurate? Sounds a bit off -topic to the thread title I know but it's actually driving what I'm about to ask ( in...
  12. mcsteve

    Advice getting into Hawaii

    I currently have a HGVC RCI account and when I look at the available properties in Hawaii for the spring of 2021 there is only one property that shows. I have a 2br Southwind by Spinnaker property on HHI that I have not associated with RCI or II (my HGVC RCI does not allow adding non HGVC...
  13. Anw015

    Can’t believe I fell for it ‍♀️‍♀️

    So I went on Monday on a tour and it’s not my first tour but someone they got me. The offered so many bonus points I thought it would be stupid to pass up but I instantly knew I was being dumb. With that being said I sent my rescind letter today. I asked they confirm it in writing and I also...
  14. J

    Australian who mortgaged Las Vegas Elara HGVC

    I travelled to a presentation in Las Vegas in February of this year and purchased a 10 year mortgage for a 2br grand timeshare unit during Gold season at HGVC Elara. During the presentation I was convinced by the salesperson as to the benefits of this investment. Purchase Price $39,990.00...
  15. C

    HGVC Flamingo purchase

    Someone told me to put thread into this category. I am new to TUG. I have been to a few timeshare presentations to Hilton, Holiday Inn and Wyndham. I was in contract with Hilton for $13k and rescinded my offer. I liked the Hilton program and decided to buy a resale timeshare. I am in contract...
  16. C

    HGVC Flamingo LV

    Hi everyone, I am new to TUG. I have been to a few timeshare presentations to Hilton and Wyndham. I was in contract with Hilton for $13k and rescinded my offer. I liked the Hilton program and decided to buy a resale timeshare. I am in contract with RedWeek for Flamingo 5,000 annual points...
  17. E

    1st Post: Interested in buying 2 Elara units

    Hi all, I'm interested in buying 2 Elara units: 1) 7000 or 7800 HGVC Points with the under $900 MFs to use to most likely trade and stay at other HGVC Resorts. 2) There is currently on ebay a 2bedroom platinum with $1246 MFs (Even Years). Use to split stay 3 days and the 4 days. Or if we...
  18. H

    What does this Addendum mean? HGVC

    Hi all, Quick question. I am entering into a resale contract for HGVC Tuscany Village EOY Odd and I received a copy of the deed with this addendum. The estoppel shows 7000 points EOY and looks how it's supposed to look. However, I wanted to check on this addendum and if this is what it's...
  19. C

    Hilton Grand Vacations Default and Resale Purchase

    We attended a HGVC presentation earlier this year and purchased 3500 points every other year for $11,000. After doing some research online we learned that we had made a huge mistake. Fast forward a few months and we are now closing on a better deal for twice the amount of points with a better...
  20. M

    HGVC New Purchase

    Ok everyone, I need to start out by saying that I am completely new to these types of vacation ownership/timeshare programs (which will likely become very evident soon!). My wife and I just purchased new from Orlando yesterday. We made the decision because to us the numbers seemed to make sense...
  21. G

    HGVC RESALE RESTRICTIONS / BENEFITS

    I'm looking into purchasing our first timeshare. We are interested in Vistana, Marriott, and HGVC. My question is: What are the restrictions when purchasing a resale timeshare? I know with Vistana, the "StarOptions" are not part of the Vistana Signature Network (VSN) after resale. So only the...
  22. T

    Advice on Keeping or Selling Old HGVC Las Vegas Flamingo TS

    Hello all, My mother and father purchased a 5000 point HGVC timeshare (January Home Week) from the developer for the Las Vegas Flamingo property around 1997. It's completely paid off by now but the maintenance fees are killing us. It's around $1250 per year + the finance and late fees since we...
  23. cindyc

    Change in Affiliate Status for Grand Pacific Palisades and Carlsbad Seapointe?

    I own HGVC and a deeded week in DRI - Sedona Summitt and noticed a change recently. When I logged into my HGVC the listings for Carlsbad Seapointe and Grand Pacific at Palisades are now tagged as "External Exchange Resort." Perhaps not coincidentally, both of those resorts now show up in DRI's...
  24. M

    New to the family HGVC - Need honest opinions

    Hello community, So my girlfriend and I went to a Hgvc presentation our first one ever. It was exactly what we thought it was going to be and had no plan on getting anything. Well from me becoming a Tug member you guessed right we fell hook line and sinker. So This is what we got 3500 points EOY...
  25. R

    Bad Buy....x3

    Hello TUG members, Gosh, I wish I had taken the time to find this place years ago! My wife and I went to Orlando, Florida as part of the 'package deal' that all of you are familiar with, surely, back in August 2017. Tuscany Gardens was beautiful, btw, SeaWorld just ok as a resort. Anyways, we...
  26. C

    Is my EOY Residences by Hilton Club offer worth?

    Hello Folks, Last Sunday I accepted an offer of 5100 EOY(every other year) points for Residences by Hilton Club, NY in $27220. I get 18K bonus points to be used in 2 years. I pay maintenance fee every other year . I think I overpaid. But this is a club in NYC. Can you please comment? How much...
  27. escanoe

    Barbados Online Booking & Availability

    Has anyone heard anything on when the Crane in Barbados will be available for online booking? For those of you that have called to check on availability and have enough points to spend, how hard is it to book?
  28. E

    I just bought a HGVC timeshare? Love to hear opinions on deal.

    So I just bought a 2 bed plus at myrtle Anderson. Silver season Odd years 4k points & 1100 Maintenance $13k Love to hear if I got a good, bad deal, or got fleeced. Thanks
  29. 4Sunsets

    Title insurance with purchase?

    Does anyone think it's worth an extra $600 for title insurance for purchasing a resale week?
  30. 4Sunsets

    Why do people list offerings already under contract?

    Am I missing something or is it a complete gimmick for a timeshare company to post a NEW timeshare listing that is already under contract? If so, why do they do it?
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