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  1. R

    How to Relinquish Holiday Inn Timeshares without huge fees

    We are looking for advice on relinquishing two timeshares to Holiday Inn without paying excessive fees. We combined the timeshare points to make one last trip in Oct 2023. But with health issues after the last trip, it is clear that our health will not allow us to use them next year or into the...
  2. S

    Does anyone else believe Holiday Inn Club Vacations is ripping off its Timeshare Owners?

    Hello All, I have been a happy Timeshare owner since 2003. I bought into South Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC a 1 bedroom unit based on RCI points. At the time the resort was owned by Burrows & Chapin. The maintenance fees started were $450 the first year and the benefits were great: free...
  3. J

    Successful Removal of foreclosure from credit before the 7 year?

    Hi All, I made a huge mistake in 2015 in purchasing a timeshare from Silver Leaf resorts. I was single, no kids, and had a large amount of disposable income. My situation changed about a year later as I went back to school full time to get my bachelors degree. I defaulted on my payments and...
  4. U

    Is 6.5k for 30000 points and about $420 year fees a reasonable value for the money?

    We spent about 6.5k (5.7 plus closing) total for Fox river, IL Holiday inn resort (Orange Lake Resort (IHG) with an annual fee of $420 for maintenance and IHG membership costs. This includes RCI access and about 30000 points per year that can be used on RCI and on IHG resorts. The only thing I...
  5. Tank

    Holiday Inn Vacation Club Orange Lake Nice revue

    Nice review on Orange Lake in Kissemee. This is a Holiday Inn Vacation Club resort. Gives a nice insight of the resort of what it has to offer https://www.canadiantraveller.com/A-Kissimmee-Resort-that-Promises-a-Real-Vacation-for-Parents-Too Dave
  6. simpsontruckdriver

    Holiday Inn Hotels getting rid of shampoo

    IHG (parent company of Holiday Inn) is eliminating shampoos and soaps from hotels. Some are thinking they may have dispensers instead. That would both cut down on costs and would eliminate plastic waste. TS
  7. MoneyBear

    HICV Question - What should I do?

    I have 5 properties with HICV that I've listed below. I'm considering sitting through another Sales Weasel pitch in order to trade the "equity" (HA!) in one of my properties for a piece of their "property trust". My original purchase was the Piney Shores deed and I bought it for the bonus time...
  8. G

    Take my timeshare [Holiday Inn Orando resort ]

    Holiday inn Orando resort 100,000 yearly points, we already have 200,000 saved up for use. I'll pay transfer fees just take it.
  9. 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...
  10. M

    Help! Selling holiday inn

    Has anyone actually successfully sold a Holiday inn vacation club timeshare? We were talked into purchasing a different time share through Palmera Vacations and they are supposed to have our holiday inn one sold. However now we are finding all this bad stuff about Palmera online. Is there any...
  11. J

    Just bought a Holiday Inn vacation timeshare

    Hi There, I just bought a timeshare along with my wife this last Saturday, but after finding this site, we are thinking about rescinding. We bought 100k points for 20k at the resort at Scottsdale resort and bought this while visiting the Cape Canaveral Resort in Florida. After reading some...
  12. C

    Orange Lake timeshare - need to get out (Newbie here)

    Please help me in finding direction to get out of my Orange Lake timeshare - for which I still owe nearly 20-thousand dollars. As many others, I made the purchase foolishly, thinking I could accelerate payments, then lounge on the beach worry-free. However, as bad luck would have it, I lost my...
  13. S

    New to Time Shares

    Hello All! I am brand new to the forum so let me introduce myself and see if you may be able to help us out! I'm Stephen, I'm from Jersey and literally live down the street from Marriott Seaview Resort. I am a husband and proud daddy to two beautiful little girls ages 10 and 7 and one great...
  14. D

    Is this a good purchase. HICV timeshare

    Hello I'm new here and just found this site after during a research on time share. Well let me start by saying 2 years (2016) ago we attended a tour presentation at one of HICV resorts in canyon lake for a timeshare. Although at the time we did not buy a timeshare we did cave in to one of...
  15. cassvilleokie

    2 Week 29 units at Orange Lake West Village $700 week ea

    Have 2- 2 Bedroom At Orange Lake West 1 Ck in Saturday July 21 -- Ck out July 28th $700 1 Ck in Sunday July 22 -- Ck out July 29th $700 Please respond here for more info, Orange Lake West Orlando Florida, great location for families to stay while hitting the Parks at Disney World, MGM...
  16. S

    How do I get out of a timeshare deal after the rescind period

    I purchased a Holiday Inn Timeshare on 16 days ago. I was told during the sales pitch, that the 61,000 points that I purchased would give me at least 7 days and possibly more of vacation. I was also told that I could use the points to stay at IHG properties. I specifically asked if the points...
  17. J

    HICV Orange Lake property - I survived without buying

    First post for me, but after 4.5 hours of torture, I can say I survived a presentation without buying. The salesman was a nice guy, but when I mentioned resale market things took an ugly turn. He got very defensive and argumentative.. at that point he just started talking mainly to my wife...
  18. A

    Holiday Inn Club Vacations - we want out

    We got loan for a timeshare through Holiday Inn Club Vacations. We did this less than 2 months ago and see no use for it now, unlike what we expected. Mainly because we were told that going to adult only resorts would be easier, however we have found that that isn't true. We want out of our...