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    30-something timeshare owner - MAJOR regrets

    Hi, TUG! Recent follower, first-time poster. I've really admired the wonderful community and advice I see here, especially the "we don't blast" policy - which I'm going to lead with, because I feel very much like an idiot, and I'm hoping I won't be treated as such (i.e., please be gentle with...
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    My HGV club regrets, not what the presentation was about.

    I got into the HGV club, just received my bonus points, and am having my third wave of regrets. Paid $17k for 5.6k points biennially, 12k points as a bonus, and $1.5k yearly in fees. I have a few questions for you guys: 1. Please estimate how bad was this deal. 0-10, where 0 is total trash, and...
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    Just Purchased Westin Timeshare - Is it worth it?

    Hello, my husband and I purchased a Westin timeshare today. We purchased the points option with our home resort being the new Westin Desert Willow in Palm Desert, CA. What are the downsides to timeshare ownership? Does anyone regret their purchase? Of course, it all sounds great when you're in...