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  1. K

    Have to attend additional presentation as Wyndham Discovery member

    Hi everyone, I purchased a discovery VIP membership last year for Wyndham (400k points, 2 years) to use at Clearwater beach location. Checked in yesterday (first year using points) and was told we have to attend a sales presentation during this trip (60 mins, but you know how that goes). When I...
  2. tahoeJoe

    Latest Presentation Gift at Marbrisa

    Going to Marbrisa over the July 4th holiday weekend and I suspect they will try to get me to take the tour/owner update. Any idea what the current presentation gift is for HGVC owners? I MIGHT consider for two ticket to Seaworld or Legoland. Any ideas?
  3. ski_sierra

    how to get preview offers

    New member here. I just did a 3 night stay in a studio for $399 at Marriott Mountainside Park City UT. I attended the presentation, said no to their offer and they gave me another offer for $895 for 4 nights in a 2 BR. I bought it. I don't mind the ~2 hours in the presentation. I would like...
  4. 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...
  5. C

    Vacation Counselor Meeting while on Vacation

    Just received an email from our concierge at a resort we'll be staying at next week. She invited us to meet with a vacation counselor during our stay. We are already owners and this is our first stay since purchasing and she's offered us gifts to sit through their 60 minute presentation. What...