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    Points vs Weeks

    I owned a week, and was just upsold into upgrading to points (I still have my week but can use its points now). I paid a lot for the upgrade. Did I get scammed? Related and really important question, how many RCI points does an average week in a 2-bedroom unit cost?
  2. K

    Inherited Week & Points! What to do with them?

    Our parents transferred 2 weeks at Holiday Inn Club Vacations (HICV) Orange Lake along with 70,000 points to my wife and I. The weeks are fixed at Orange Lake but the points are with HICV. They are suggesting that we transfer the weeks and 70,000 points all to HICV points. Is this a wise thing...
  3. O

    Free - Holiday Inn Club Vacations - Trust Contract - 40k Points

    Giving away a trust contract with Holiday Inn Club Vacations. https://holidayinnclub.com/ 40,000 points annually. Points can be transferred to IHG Rewards or RCI. 2024 Fees were $464. Just paid, full points balance is available for this year. I will cover full cost of transfer through...
  4. andrewjjtimeshare

    Many Bluegreen accounts available

    I have a lot of Bluegreen points accounts available. Sellers are paying all closing costs. Feel free to let me know if any of these accounts interest you. File# 72455 - Club Lodges at Trillium - 12,000 Biennial Even August Renewal, Trust fund: E Sales Type: A, Maintenance fees $1,039.00 Due...
  5. S

    Strategic planning - Time sensitive

    Good day everyone, We own a timeshare (Weeks) at Summit Massanutten. Yesterday, we were presented with an option to buy another unit at Woodstone, just to buy into a points ownership. The purpose for the new purchase is that we can do a direct exchange for points with our existing Summit...
  6. R

    InnSeason Points Based Vacation Club *Free*

    Looking to sell my InnSeason Resorts Points Vacation Club. The points are deposited in RCI for 2023. 65,000 points per year, which if transferred this year will still have 65,000 available to book by 12/31/2023 and can be rolled over to 2024 (for a total of 130,000). Maintenance fee is $669.91...
  7. R

    Question(s) about RCI Last Call - .....and other stuff

    In the process of purchasing 2 units at Grandview, which will give me a boatload of annual RCI points. I've been digging around, and there are some things which are still confusing me. Please enlighten me if you can :p I've seen different info regarding Last Call. Based on what RCI has on their...
  8. R

    Rookie question about RCI points

    Hi all. Please excuse my ignorance, but I'm still pretty new to this stuff. Currently exploring resale ads on TUG, and I'm looking at a few which would include 90k+ points EOY. Am I missing something, or is that a really nice amount of points to work with? Upon first glance at the RCI exchange...
  9. R

    Question about resort points / availability

    In the process of purchasing HGVC in Las Vegas. Been poking around the web, and slightly confused. I've seen many places listing point requirement charts, which seem to list the same properties (45?), but on their website https://www.hiltongrandvacations.com/en/resorts-and-destinations there...
  10. L

    Relinquish point value chart for Marriott legacy weeks

    Hi all You guys do such a great job of compiling data. I was wondering if there is any data on how many points (Abound/Destion club) Marriott gives for each week an owner turns in. In other words, we have a platinum, 2 bedroom, lock off at Grand Vista. If we turn it in for the club points...
  11. G

    worth it to extend points?

    Wondering whether we should extend our points. We have 38,050 points, it would be $200 to extend, so if I'm doing the math correctly, it's cheaper to extend than to rent if we needed more. If we extend, do we have to use them by July 31st or book by July 31st? I think they have to be used? We...
  12. A

    Discovery Conversion - Recind?

    I’m a Wyndham Select owner (200,000 points + 300,000 bonus), so temporary Silver VIP. My wife also has a Discovery package. During a recent stay on my points, she was offered to convert to owner after which we would combine accounts for a total of 400k points and like 850k total bonus points...
  13. R

    Free InnSeason Resorts Points Vacation Club

    Looking to sell my InnSeason Resorts Points Vacation Club. The points are deposited in RCI for 2023. 65,000 points per year, which if transferred this year still has an additional 65,000 available to book by 12/31/2022 (total of 130,000). Maintenance fee is $669.91 Closing and transfer fee to...
  14. T

    Just Purchased in the Abound program @ Ko Olina

    Just spent a week a Ko Olina and sat through the new presentation into the abound trust point system. I was a originally a Platinum deeded week at the Grand Chateau who then converted to be able to us the MVC exchange company. We had previously canceled buying into the trust points system in...
  15. wballoni

    What to do with 500 points?

    I have an enrolled week that I have exchanged for year 2023 points. We are using these to visit Aruba Ocean Club in 2023. I now have 500 points left over. I know I can bank these into 2024, but I want to use the week at my home resort in 2024, so doing so is just putting off the inevitable...
  16. A

    RCI points program change and Legacy Resorts

    For the past 10 years that I’ve had my Orlando and Reno Legacy weeks in the RCI Points program, I have always been able to use the upcoming year points as long as my current year is paid in full. It always is. This is critical because the resorts worth going to in the RCI system are always...
  17. andrewjjtimeshare

    FREE WELK POINTS ACCOUNTS

    Multiple accounts available to choose from Points Amount, Renewal Month, Maintenance fee 120,000 Annual Points, January Renewal, $1.286.60 120,000 Annual Points, January Renewal, $1.197.00 90,000 Annual Points, January Renewal, $1,167.20 Seller paying all closing costs.
  18. andrewjjtimeshare

    [ 2021 ] 10,000 Preferred Access Points Villa Del Palmar Puerto Vallarta Mexico UVC

    Universal Vacation Club at Puerto Vallarta Preferred Access Club 2022 – Free Closing Annual Usage 4,400 VPA Optimal Points 5.600 CNC Optimal Points Total of 10,000 Points Limited Membership Certificate Expires 2067 $4,500.00 – Due Annually November 30th Seller is paying all closing costs...
  19. D

    Please help me with pricing to sell Hilton Hawaii Kohala?

    Hello, I am new here. The last kid is about to leave for college and my husband and I won't travel to resorts anymore. Could people give me an idea of a realistic selling price for Kohala - Hawaii by Hilton Grand Vacations? It is a Platinum with 7000. 2Br 2Bth 12600 points saved for next year...
  20. andrewjjtimeshare

    RCI Points Available

    RCI Points Vacation Village at Parkway Buyer’s First Year of Usage: 2022 - Free Closing Week Usage: Biennial Even Points Info: 74,000 Biennial Even RCI Points, December Renewal Week Info: Fixed Week# 39 Friday Check in, September 30th - October 7th, 2022 Fixed Unit# 17209 2 bed/bath, sleeps...
  21. J

    Bluegreen bonus time at multiple resorts

    We're considering buying Bluegreen points and are trying to plan the most efficient use of our money and points. We live about 2 hours from Big Cedar and are interested in both the Wilderness Club and the Cliffs at Long Creek. My question is about purchasing 2 deeds. If I bought a 4000 point...
  22. G

    Free Welk Platinum Ownership 120,000 Points Yearly

    Welk Platinum ownership of 120,000 points a year. We currently have 240,000 points accrued to be used upon transfer but 120,000 of those expire 12/21/2021. The maintenance fees are yearly due January 1stand have been paid for this year. 2021 fees were $1180 to give an idea for 2022. Just...
  23. D

    The Cliffs at Peace Canyon in Las Vegas (FREE)

    Week 23 Annual 43,000 RCI Points One Bedroom and One Bathroom Nice, quiet place off the strip and gets great reviews: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g45963-d530410-Reviews-The_Cliffs_at_Peace_Canyon-Las_Vegas_Nevada.html Just not getting use out of it any longer. Also, we have...
  24. N

    MVC DP owner looking at buying more points

    We are new-ish Marriott vacation club point owners, prior to the pandemic. I have been a immersing myself in all the forums and groups I can to try and overcome The steep learning curve. After transferring points to II and booking trips through Marriott it is clear that I need to purchase about...
  25. wballoni

    Need just a few more points...

    What is the typical way to handle the need for just a few more points to complete a reservation? As background, I am about to take possession of a single Grande Ocean Platinum week. I see that I can get 5025 points for this week. Let’s say I want to use points for a non-home resort, but I am...
  26. A

    Interval International exchange cancelled due to COVID, Resort Certificate given.

    Hi all, I am new to this group and I am guess this may have been answered before. I own a week through Vistana (67,100 points) I was scheduled to vacation in Hawaii in June 2020. I waited until the last minute to cancel hoping the resort would open, it didn't. I was not offered the...
  27. T

    Newbie. Wondering if I should rescind. Help appreciated!

    Hi, new member here! Currently staying at Vistana Villages in Orlando and was invited to a presentation yesterday. Long story short, purchased Sheraton Flex deeded ownership w/25,800 star options/points annually starting in 2022 and a bonus of 50K points this year. Unlimited getaway weeks and...
  28. Clifbell

    My Favorite Travel credit cards

    Leveraging the use of travel credit cards can greatly enhance your timeshare travel experiences. I have created a video that list the credit cards I carry and why I carry them. I have created the list of credit cards in the order of the value I believe I get from them. I also include the...
  29. M

    What do I do with my 55k points?

    I am new to forums so hopefully this is the correct place to ask this? My Sister and I inherited 55,000 Worldmark points, we are diamond club members and our anniversary is 2/28/21. This means we will have another 55,000 points in March. It took us a year to get the title transferred to our...
  30. B

    FREE Cliffs at Peace Canyon 61,500 points RCI points week

    We have had this since 2005 or so and have enjoyed it very much with our kids. Our vacation plans/travel are changing now and no longer need the timeshare. 61,500 points week at The Cliffs at Peace Canyon Week 32 Two bedroom Two Bathroom unit Use year dates 2020 and future years Points...
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