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hilton grand vacations

  1. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 37 Tips on Using your Hilton Grand Vacations ownership from an Elite Owner

    In this video, I share my experience as an elite Hilton Grand Vacations owner. There are several reason this can be useful. For one, you can decide if you want to be an elite owner. Secondly, I share with you methods you can use to increase the amount of days you can spend at a timeshare or...
  2. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 36 Six Waikoloa Hawaii Timeshares

    In this video, I review six different timeshares in the Waikoloa area on the Big island of Hawaii. Waikoloa is located about 20 miles north of the Kailua Kona airport. I have stayed in all six of these timeshare (a tough job but someone has to do it)... The six are Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV)...
  3. Clifbell

    Review of the Elara One Bedroom Grand by Hilton Grand Vacations in Las Vegas Nevada

    Located along the Las Vegas "strip" you will find the Hilton Grand Vacations at the Elara. I had a room called the one bedroom Grand that is distinguished by having an 8' projection screen. Great place to watch a movie or a sporting event. I also took advantage of the whirlpool bath. I used the...
  4. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 33 How I earned 71 free hotel nights in one year

    In this video, I reviewed my overly obsessive approach to figure out how to earn 71 free hotel nights in a single year. My goal is offer you several ideas for how you can leverage what you are doing to earn free hotel nights by doing what you are doing anyway. I look forward to learning...
  5. Clifbell

    Review of the One Bedroom at Hilton Grand Vacations McAlpin Ocean Plaza in Miami Beach Florida

    Located about twenty minutes from Miami International Airport is the tourist area of Miami Beach. That is where you will find the McAlpin Ocean Plaza by Hilton Grand Vacations. There is plenty to do here. There is the beach to enjoy, the restaurants, Miami itself, and the walk path along Miami...
  6. Clifbell

    Review of Sales presentations in a pandemic

    I have managed to tour WorldMark, Vistana, Hilton, and Marriott in the last 2 months. This is for two reasons. First, my house is being upgraded and therefore I needed places to stay. And secondly, I needed to use my points. I was very curious how the timeshare presentations had changed from...
  7. jmacjem

    Hilton Grand Vacations / RCI Exchange - Resort not Available Because of PG&E Outage

    Hello, I'm asking for help/advice with the following situation: How do I (best) retain the points I used for a booking when the resort is CLOSED because of a PG&E (Pacific Gas & Electric) - initiated (power) outage without having to pay a fee? The resort I booked through Hilton Grand...
  8. RFW

    Plantation Beach Club at Indian River Plantation-Hutchinson Island FL-1BR sleeps 4-Jan 12-19

    Per II website, "Situated on the Atlantic beachfront of Hutchinson Island, Plantation Beach Club is located within the 200-acre (81 hectares) Indian River Plantation. Each unit has an oceanfront screened porch. On-site are a large heated pool, outdoor whirlpool, sauna, gas grills, and free Wi-Fi...
  9. D

    Trade in for a new purchase?

    New to TUG and has been helpful to all my concerns. We currently have 3 timeshares with HGV 2 - 2bed at Marbrisa 1 - 2bed at Kingsland Wondering has anyone ever traded their timeshares for a new one before? We went to Marbrisa and wasn’t happy with the resort so i’m Looking get rid of those...