• The TUGBBS forums are completely free and open to the public and exist as the absolute best place for owners to get help and advice about their timeshares for more than 30 years!

    Join Tens of Thousands of other Owners just like you here to get any and all Timeshare questions answered 24 hours a day!
  • TUG started 30 years ago in October 1993 as a group of regular Timeshare owners just like you!

    Read about our 30th anniversary: Happy 30th Birthday TUG!
  • TUG has a YouTube Channel to produce weekly short informative videos on popular Timeshare topics!

    Free memberships for every 50 subscribers!

    Visit TUG on Youtube!
  • TUG has now saved timeshare owners more than $21,000,000 dollars just by finding us in time to rescind a new Timeshare purchase! A truly incredible milestone!

    Read more here: TUG saves owners more than $21 Million dollars
  • Sign up to get the TUG Newsletter for free!

    60,000+ subscribing owners! A weekly recap of the best Timeshare resort reviews and the most popular topics discussed by owners!
  • Our official "end my sales presentation early" T-shirts are available again! Also come with the option for a free membership extension with purchase to offset the cost!

    All T-shirt options here!
  • A few of the most common links here on the forums for newbies and guests!

palm springs

  1. Clifbell

    Palm Canyon Studio Jr Villa Hilton Vacation Club in Palm Springs Ca.

    Today I am reviewing one of the three Hilton Vacation Club resorts in the Palm springs area. Palm Springs is about two hours east of Los Angeles. The Studio is really nice. The best thing about this resort is the pool... There are two pools with the kid pool has a water slide... Tempting...
  2. Clifbell

    One Bedroom Palm Canyon Hilton Vacation Club in Palm Springs Ca.

    Today I am reviewing one of the three Hilton Vacation Club resorts in the Palm springs area. Palm Springs is about two hours east of Los Angeles. The one bedroom is really nice. The best thing about this resort is the pool... There are two pools with the kid pool have a water slide...
  3. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 143... California Dreaming... HGVMax Changes Everything

    Most people use their timeshares to take a single or a few week long trips to one destination... Usually they fly and stay for a continuous vacation. But timeshare companies now make it possible for you to do road trips. In this example with HGVMax, I show you how you can travel within...
  4. Clifbell

    Two Bedroom Westin Mission Hills Review in Palm Desert Ca

    About two hours east of Los Angeles sits the beautiful Westin Mission Hills Villas. It is next to the Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa. You can get a day pass to go to the hotel. Check with the front desk for Pricing. There are two pool Areas at the Westin Mission Hills Villas. The main...
  5. Clifbell

    Review Two Bedroom at Marriott's Shadow Ridge II - The Enclaves In Palm Desert Ca

    The Marriott Shadow Ridge is a very high end timeshare located about two hours east of Los Angeles. It is a few miles to the west of Palm Springs. There are two resorts in one (Shadow Ridge I and Shadow Ridge II) which means there are lots of pools to choose from. For those looking to save...
  6. B

    Looking for week of April 2/3/4 with ocean (FL) or golf course (Palm Springs area) view

    If you have something in FL April 2/3/4 with balcony and ocean view, or in Palm Spring area with golf course view look forward to hearing what you have. Minimum 1 bedroom, ideally 2 bedroom. Thanks!
  7. RNCollins

    Take a Virtual Tour of Greater Palm Springs

    Take a Virtual Tour of Greater Palm Springs https://www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com/blog/post/virtual-tour-of-greater-palm-springs/ By Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau / www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com / April 16, 2020 “Explore new heights and embark on great adventures, all...
  8. RNCollins

    Palm Springs TPU question

    Hi, I’d like to trade into a resort in the Palm Springs area, California. I have 44 TPU’s with RCI. Ideally I would like to stay around late March - late April. I’m looking for a TS/resort that has a good pool. Is 44 TPU’s enough to get a two bedroom in the Palm Springs Area that time of year...
  9. 1sue01

    Marriott Desert Springs Villas II

    I have the “4TH OF JULY WEEK” available from June 29 to July 6th. It is a 2bed/2bath Unit. Willing to split for Sat/sun w/Mon check out. Have someone who will do mon-sat
  10. K

    Getaways Price Double???

    Hi there I was looking to get a getaway in palm springs in september at one of the mariott resorts. It was around $550 for a 2bdm full kitchen about 3 weeks ago. i just looked again and they've jumped up to $1048!!!!!!! how is this possible? will they come back down? never happened to me before. TIA
  11. G

    Palm Desert - Desert Breezes Studio Week March 23 - March 30 Sleeps 4

    I have the Studio booked which I will not be using. Walk across the street to the Indian Wells Tennis Gardens. Unit sleeps up to 4. 1 King and sofa. 2 Pools on Site. Nice Gym. Weather is predicted to be sunny and low 80's that week. $795 Call or Text Mike at 760-422-4450
  12. chipman

    Palm Springs Or the Desert Late March Early April

    [Edited to Comply with posting rules: I am trying to find a couple weeks in Palm Springs Or the Desert Late March Early April PM me please or post here thanks.]
  13. controller1

    Anyone at Westin Mission Hills?

    We have reservations beginning Feb 28 at Westin Mission Hills. We just received notice the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is closed indefinitely due to storms this past week that washed out the road. We had tickets for the tramway and a reservation at Peaks Restaurant. Is anyone aware of other...
  14. TrojanRickus

    Palm Springs - 3/14 & 3/15

    I am going to CUE 2018 in Palm Springs and looking for a place for 2 nights (Wednesday and Thursday) 3/14-3/15. Thank you. PM me if you have anything available. Thank you.
  15. C

    Free: Westin Desert Willow: 2 Bedroom Lockoff, Even Year Float Gold Season

    Westin Desert Willow - Gold Season 2 Bedroom Lockoff Villa Every Even Year, Floating Week Maintenance Fee: 2018 fees have been paid: $844.92 Usage: First usage for new owner is 2018 II: Has the Starwood to Starwood priority in II Points: This deed does not have Starpoints or Staroptions...
  16. RNCollins

    In Palm Springs, to Pool Hop Is to Time Travel

    The rainbow-hued Saguaro in Palm Springs is a former Holiday Inn. Credit: Beth Coller for The New York Times In Palm Springs, to Pool Hop Is to Time Travel By Bonnie Tsui/ The New York Times / December 27, 2017 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/27/travel/palm-springs-pools-modernism.html...
  17. vichimmel

    Free Desert Breezes - Palm Desert 2BD, 2Bath, Two Red Weeks.

    Inherited timeshare we can not use, hoping someone else will make good use of it. Two-bedroom/two-bath, 1250 sq-ft, sleeps 6, king bed master, 2-twin beds in guest room, queen sleeper sofa Full kitchen: refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, and dishwasher, shred laundry room with neighbor unit...
  18. P

    Palm Springs WESTIN Desert Willow Villas 1BR Prem 3/12-3/19/2017

    March 12 to March 19, 2017 (Sunday to Sunday). Dates can not be changed or reduced, but the renter can check in late or check-out early without penalty. $700 for the whole week in the larger 1 Bedroom PREMIUM Villa that sleeps 4 (or 5 w/ optional rollaway subject to availability). No other...
  19. T

    Palm Springs - 2 Nights between 1/26-1/29

    Need 2 consecutive nights in studio or 1BR