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  1. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 104... Tips to Maximize the Marriott Merger

    As 2023 approaches and the Merger of Vistana and Marriott gets closer to being fully functional, I felt it would be a great idea to provide an update on how to maximize your points in 2023. Since I am an owner with both Marriott and Vistana, I wanted to cover plans for 2023. For those of you...
  2. C

    Owner Update + Westin Flex Purchase = Confused!

    We just did our owner update at WDW and ended up purchasing Westin Flex, but we're thinking we're going to rescind after reading a lot of the latest TUG posts. We have one developer unit and 4 resold mandatory units. They said the developer unit would get us DP with MVC, but only around 2,000...
  3. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 41… What happened to the Vistana / Marriott Merger?

    Originally announced in May of 2018, The Marriott Vacation Club purchase of Vistana promised a vision of a high end and extensive network of quality timeshares. As an owner of both Vistana and Marriott Vacation Club, I was excited about the proposed merger. I even went so far as to upgrade my...
  4. simpsontruckdriver

    Spirit and Frontier looking to merge

    But, the administration may not approve the merger. TS
  5. N

    Took a tour (Vistana Flex) and...

    So I took a tour and succumbed to sales pressure (and apparently some lies) and made a purchase (which I will probably rescind)... BUT... I wanted the paperwork to take with me... ABOUT ME: TUG member since 2008, after I met Mr. Rogers at Vistana... (Thanks!!) I own 6 (resale) weeks at...
  6. M

    Marriott Rewards and SPG Program Changes Announced 4/16/18 [Threads merged.]

    [Moderator Note - Related thread in the Vistana forum: SPG Marriott Unification] [Note changes announced 4/16/18; see Post #62 and after.] Saw on Flyertalk. The Marriott and SPG program will be combined in August, and there will be five status tiers: Silver status at 10 nights Gold status at...
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