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  1. RNCollins

    Swimming With the Sea Lions of Los Islotes

    Swimming With the Sea Lions of Los Islotes By Benjamin Lowy / Travel / The New York Times / www.nytimes.com / updated July 2, 2020 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/29/travel/sea-lions-los-islotes.html “Nestled off the coast of Baja California Sur, near La Paz, lies a string of islands in the...
  2. RNCollins

    Cancun Gets New Nonstop Flights From U.S. Cities

    Cancun Gets New Nonstop Flights From U.S. Cities https://www.caribjournal.com/2020/02/16/cancun-nonstop-flights-new-spirit/ By Caribbean Journal Staff / Caribbean Journal / caribjournal.com / Feb 16, 2020 “Spirit Airlines has continued its rapid Caribbean expansion with a major ramp-up of...
  3. N

    Pueblo Bonito scam??

    So i went to Cabo last year and went to one of PBSB time share presentation. and were fooled into the PB Preferred. We went and came back home and a few months later I still hadn’t received me username and password in the mail like promised. So I contacted my sales person and tried calling...
  4. mayamart

    Likelihood of getting RCI exchange on Big Island Jan/Feb 2020?

    Has anyone had luck in getting an exchange on the Big Island in Jan or Feb, on RCI? I put up a week at my home resort Hotel Xcaret Mexico, for a week at a resort on the Big Island (Ongoing Search). Am I out of my mind or do I have a chance?
  5. 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...
  6. RNCollins

    Southwest Airlines Resuming More Caribbean Flights

    Southwest Airlines Resuming More Caribbean Flights https://www.caribjournal.com/2019/11/10/southwest-airlines-caribbean-flights-more/ By Caribbean Journal staff/ Caribbean Journal / caribjournal.com / Nov 10, 2019 “Southwest is returning several seasonal routes to the Caribbean, the carrier...
  7. B


    About 4 months ago I attended a presentation at Vidanta in Riviera Maya and I want to post my experience. At first, It seemed like any other b.s. company that promised us to help us get rid of our timeshare. Honestly, after reading many posts here and on redweek I've been very hesitant about...
  8. S

    Villa del Palmar, PV Timeshare for FREE

    I have a 1 bedroom unit, sleeps 4 people, floating week, through UVCI. Timeshare is fully paid off and can be used through 2034. Yearly maintenance fees are currently $844 due every November. New owner to pay all transfer fees and maintenance fees (pro-rated if transferred after November)...
  9. E

    Looking to give my Villa del Palmar membership away?

    Hello, I've only had the membership for a year but I haven't had the opportunity to use it at all. My whole life has changed. As a result I am interested in transferring the membership. There are monthly payments and a yearly maintenance fee. They have amazing hotels!
  10. flexible

    10/26-11/2 Hotel Marina El Cid - near Cancun - studio - $700 for week

    Hotel Marina El Cid Puerto Morelos, Mexico Check in: Saturday, October 26 Check out: Saturday, November 2 Transportation from Cancun airport to resort included. Requires 48 hour advance reservation Studio unit Maximum occupancy: 4
  11. M

    Seeking Mexican Attorney For Help With Timeshare Fraud

    Hi there, I am looking for a referral for an attorney in Mexico to help with a fractional ownership case of fraud. It's fairly simple, I even have the blessing of Profeco who mediated the case for me free of charge. The company is willing to offer me $48k and have admitted their guilt. But I...
  12. RNCollins

    American Airlines returning to Acapulco

    American Airlines returning to Acapulco https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Airline-News/American-Airlines-returning-to-Acapulco By Robert Silk / Aviation / Travel Weekly / travelweekly.com / May 9, 2019 American Airlines will fly twice weekly from Dallas/Fort Worth to Acapulco this...
  13. 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...
  14. RNCollins

    Princess Cruises Begins New Season in Mexico

    Princess Cruises Begins New Season in Mexico https://www.caribjournal.com/2019/03/26/princess-cruises-begins-new-season-in-mexico/ By Dana Niland / Caribbean Journal / caribjournal.com / Mar 26, 2019 “Princess Cruises officially kicked off its new season of Mexican Riviera cruises this week...
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    Resorts with ocean view in Playa del Carmen

    We are thinking of going to Playa del Carmen area for our honeymoon in May. Are there any resorts that all rooms are ocean view? My must haves are balcony and ocean view. If not there where else could we go that would have ocean view/balcony?
  16. A

    Vida Lifestyle, SFX, ICE Upsell

    I am a recent owner to GL at Vidanta. I just got a call from Vida Lifestyle which is ICE which also owns SFX. They are selling me to upgrade to a "Ultra" package. The portion of the package that is intriguing is the expanded reservation window. That is I can deposit a week and then book...
  17. TravelTime

    Ritz Carlton Opening in Riviera Nayarit (Puerto Vallarta area)

    This is exciting! Not a timeshare but Marriott points can be earned and used here. There may also be opportunities to use Destination Points since Marriott Vacation Club often has special packages to use DPs at their hotels...
  18. R

    Westin Lagunamar Cancun 2Bdr/2Ba Dec 8-15 $500

    Last minute cancellation. 2 Bedroom Lockoff (1-Bdr King + Studio Queen). Sleeps 8 with 2 Queen sofa beds. Full kitchen and Lanai on each side. Typical rate is about $2500. Fantastic resort in Hotel Zone. Sorry for the duplicate post, but couldn’t edit the original to reduce the price.
  19. R

    Westin Lagunamar Cancun 2Bdr/2Ba Dec 8-15 $700

    Last minute cancellation. 2 Bedrooom Lockoff (1-Bdr King + Studio Queen). Sleeps 8. Full Kitchen and Lanai in each side. Typical rate is about $2500. Fantastic resort in the Hotel Zone.
  20. P

    Mexico, Cancun, Vacation Tulum Hotel December 21-28 (7 nights, sleeps 4)

    >> My apologies. I am a newbie and posted this in the wrong forum. I can't figure out a way to delete this thread. Moderator, please remove this thread. I'll post it in the marketplace. Thanks. We had to cancel our Christmas trip to Tulum Mexico. Expedia allows us to transfer our hotel...
  21. S

    Grand Solmar, Cabo San Lucas, sleeps 4, Sept 29 & 30

    $100/nt. Master 1 bedroom suite, with two bath. 2nd bed is a murphy bed queen sized. Luxury suite
  22. V

    Last, Last Minute Rental wanted - Mazatlan check in now through 7/10/18

    In Mexico now have to extend our trip in Mazatlan. Looking for a 1 bedroom but studio would be fine. Two adults traveling my wife has balance issues especially going down stairs so not to many stairs please. Not interested in All Inclusive. Thanks Mike
  23. TravelTime

    Good news about the development of Puerto Vallarta region

    Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit is one of my favorite regions in Mexico. I love how green and mountainous it is, especially as you go south down the coast. It reminds me a lot of Costa Rica. I am happy to hear the region is doing well and there is a lot of resort development going on...
  24. VanX

    RTU - determining value for resale purchases

    Hi, Just wondering what measures folks are using to help determine the value of a RTU timeshare contract for sale. Kicking off a survey.
  25. TravelTime

    Just a matter of time until I expected something like this would happen

    So sad. https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/part-time-us-residents-murdered-in-baja-california/?utm_source=Mexico+News+Daily&utm_campaign=98c54a732d-newsletter_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f1536a3787-98c54a732d-349557009
  26. amanven

    Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta questions

    The never ending winter of 2018 prompted me to do a bit of looking around on Interval to see what if anything could be picked up with my SVR 2BDRM. I am very well aware that the possibility of picking up anything during high season(Feb to April) in the Caribbean or Mexico was a long shot so I...
  27. RNCollins

    WestJet Adds Two Routes to Mexico

    WestJet Adds Two Routes to Mexico https://www.caribjournal.com/2018/03/20/westjet-adds-two-routes-mexico/ The Caribbean Journal / March 20, 2018 “Canadian carrier WestJet has launched its first-ever flights from Calgary and Vancouver to Mexico City. The new flights, which began last week...
  28. G

    Worldmark Coral Baja Cabo 3/7-3/14

    One BR 3/4 bath, max 4, sofa bed in LR plus BR, Phase 1, $700
  29. dr.debs

    Cabo bound February 2018

    My family, husband, and daughter (age 13) are heading to Cabo San Lucas for the first time at the end of Feb. 2018. I traded into the Villa Del Palmar on Medano beach using a late deposit in II. I would appreciate any recommendations for activities, restaurants etc. I can still get ePlus if the...
  30. RJones

    Christmas In Mexico

    Multiple units at Vidanta (Riviera Maya). Perfect last minute holiday getaway.