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    Cancelled upgrade

    I’m wondering if anybody else has any experience with something like this but we bought a Westgate timeshare one year ago, went back to the same place and put in for an upgrade however…. Upon discovering the room infested with bedbugs we decided to cancel it. We were told that when you upgrade...
  2. J

    Owner Update: How we upgraded and got HGV Max

    Hi All! We are "newer" HGVC owners and just attended our owners update... and we bit! By newer I mean we purchased our first EOY HGVC deed in 2019, and then upgraded to an EY BHC deed six months later. I will share the details of our owners update which was primarily focused on HGV Max...
  3. P

    Vidanta Timeshare upgrade

    Hello, We are new to timeshares and we just got a one bedroom with Mayan Palace through Vidanta. So far, we have enjoyed the service and we are thinking about upgrading to the suite or even perhaps the Grand Mayan, since we have 2 kiddos and one bedroom for all 4 will start to feel crowded. Any...
  4. D

    Need advice on current offer to upgrade to Westin Flex and to "retro" a resale

    Hi all, I know there are some real pros here on Vistana ownerships. I'm at Westin Kierland and the vacation club sales team made us an offer and also gave us a day to think about it. Due to COVID, it sounds better than other offers I've heard in the past, but I am still cautious. We currently...
  5. TAG

    Dikhololo upgrade offer

    We received an offer from Dikhololo to exchange our weeks *at no cost to us, no change in maintenance fees* for a refurbished unit. I'm not sure of their objective. Getting something for nothing usually turns out bad. Thoughts?
  6. M

    UPGRADE TO RCI GLOBAL POINT SYSTEM, WORTH IT?

    Last year, we purchased timeshare week at massanutten resort, and affiliate of RCI. This year, they offered us an upgrade to RCI global point system. It will cost us about $5,500 and an increase and maintenance fees of about $150 a year. Advantages are access ability to more resorts, flexibility...
  7. Moparman42

    Upgrading with SPG or cash at WKORV

    I am heading to WKORV next month on an explorer program, and was trying to find anywhere that shows how much it would cost (in cash or SPG) points to upgrade to a one bedroom. I am not inept at searches, yet can find nothing. Anybody have any insight? Also, I am trying to find a, SPG point...
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