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  1. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 101... HGVMax New Locations & available Booking as of Nov '22

    Now that HGVMax is live, there will be a lot of changes coming. The biggest of those changes is increased availability to resorts for HGVMax owners. I happen to be a HGVMax owner both on the Hilton side and the Diamond side of this Timeshare purchase. This means I get to see the changes from...
  2. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 68… A Timeshare Trip across America

    Everybody loves an adventure. So, off I go on a seven week trip in Timeshares to enjoy a family Reunion as well as a high school reunion. I will be traveling from California to Ohio and then back. But to make this trip more interesting, I will travel through Southern California, Arizona, New...
  3. A

    WANTED: Great Smoky Mountains, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, or Gatlinburg - Aug 16 - 20

    Wanted: -Location: Great Smoky Mountains, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, or Gatlinburg -Dates: Monday August 16 - August 19 or 20 Flexible on end date -1 Adult / Any size unit Thank you! End date is flexible as I will be going to Nashville for the Weekend if you can help with that too, Great...
  4. RNCollins

    Great Smoky Mountains park reopens after closing due to coronavirus

    Great Smoky Mountains park reopens after closing due to coronavirus https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/experience/america/national-parks/2020/05/12/coronavirus-great-smoky-mountains-reopened-tennessee/3114188001/ Associated Press / USA Today / May 12, 2020 GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — “Crews...
  5. H

    Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort Gatlinburg TN. June 2-9 $500

    Deluxe 1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeper sofa, & full kitchen. Indoor Water Park, miniature golf, playground, 2 outdoor pools. June 2 - June 9 (7nights) $500 706-888-8821
  6. H

    Westgate Smoky Mountain Reort Gatlinburg TN - 1BR Deluxe 6/2-6/9

    Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort June 2 - June 9 1BR/1B Deluxe Room $700 WK or best offer
  7. Violeta

    8/4-8/6 FL or TN getaway

    Hello, We have our vacation in Daytona Beach, FL and it feels like we need an extra night or two to extend our vacation. Maybe somebody could offer something for us in Florida or Tennessee or somewhere on the way back to Chicago so we could stop and enjoy some extra days away from home :)...
  8. C

    3/16ish chk in desired: coastal GA / N. FL / SC - open to other wknds /locns too

    seeking coastal GA SC or N. FL - St. Augustine or Amelia Island Savannah areas for a long weekend - 1 couple, no kids 0 retired parents 'might' join us if 2 bedroom is available. starting as early as this Thursday March 16 and ending as late as Monday checkout. Open to other weekends in the next...