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  1. L

    Please help cancelling vindanta

    We are a young family of 4 and got suckered into the sales presentation. We Unfortunately signed a contract for a property and gave them a deposit through our credit card. We want out of it now. This just happened today. I do not have any document in the files they gave me explaining how to...
  2. T

    How Would You Go About Buying Vida?

    I am interested in buying a week a year at The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya. This is a Vidanta location. My wife and I went on our honeymoon there and love it. We sat through the timeshare meeting and did not buy. I wanted to come here for advice before I did. Is it worth it? What price is a...
  3. D

    Just purchased a Vidanta “Travel Club” membership and wanna know how bad my deal is?

    So yesterday I got the long presentation like everyone else in this forum seems to have gotten. They sold me 1bd room Imperial Jungle Aqua 2ba 1wk, 2 paramount weeks, 2 vida weeks, 1 bonus week, free membership to sfx, free membership to club freedom for a year then reup every year for $495, and...
  4. rboesl

    RCI Sale on Vidanta

    Just received an email from RCI. They are having a sale on beach resort reservations with reduced exchange and Extra Vacation prices. They've really emphasized Vidanta as a destination:
  5. S

    Vidanta Imperial Jungle Aqua

    Hello we just became new timeshare owners of Vidanta . We been using Vidanta for years by purchasing weeks from timeshare owners and finally decided to pull a plug get our own. Our timeshare contract includes new tower its not even been build yet its called Imperial Jungle Aqua from what i...
  6. P

    What does everyone use to rent their weeks?

    Hello, We were wondering about renting out some of our Vidanta weeks, we have more than we need and was wondering what everyone uses and how successful? So far, I have seen redweek.com, whicj seems legit but its not free. Thanks
  7. P

    Random Phone call asking to buy my Timeshare Vidanta

    Hello, I received a phone call from a company asking about my current Vidanta contract and if I was interested in selling it. I asked why a company would buy my timeshare and they said as part of a write off and that they got some money. I received an email offer which seems very generous and...
  8. S

    Urgent Help Needed! Getting out of Vidanta Contract (after 5-day window options)

    Please help, I'm still hoping that there is some way to get myself out of this financial mess. I recently visited Vidanta Riviera Maya for the first time with my mother for her birthday in August. We had previously gone to the Puerto Vallarta location through her membership with RCI and she...
  9. C

    Purchased a timeshare with Grupo Mayan in 2007 and am using it for the first time

    A little backstory, me and my wife purchased a time share with GM( now Vidanta Vacations) in PP in 2007 and we came to a property in Cancun this week. We have not been able to use it regularly due to the fact that life has sort of gotten in the way, and we started a family, etc. In preparation...
  10. C

    Vidanta Platinum

    Can someone please explain to me what is meant when an owner says they are a "Platinum owner" with Vidanta? I have asked multiple times on the Vidanta Facebook blogs but get totally ignored. Just curious what extra privileges they supposedly have and why it is such a secret. If there are...
  11. 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...
  12. O

    COVID test @ NV Vidanta info needed

    I’m traveling to Nuevo Vallarta at the end of March , and staying at the Mayan palace.I called the resort and they told me the antigen COVID test is $30 usd and the pcr is $130 usd. They stated that it’s the guest cost and that they are not going to discount even though we have 2 separate room...
  13. travs2

    VIDANTA AMBASSADOR PROGRAM AND OTHER QUESTIONS (2017)[merged]

    I have a few questions I would like to ask my fellow TUGGERS concerning some of VIDANTA's so called " incentives". My sister is in Nuevo Vallarta right now. She is in her late seventies and tends to believe everything the sales people tell her. Yesterday she told me that the lady she was...
  14. S

    Help leaving Vidanta.

    The wife and I bought into Vidanta a few years back. Liked the place and how well we were taken care off. We both weren't keen on the sales pitch, we seems to be a common theme here. Due to Covid, we can't afford the payments anymore. I have read a lot about walking away on the maintenance...
  15. T

    Vidanta purchase SCAM from my presentation. Potential Buyers Beware

    We went to Nuevo Vallarta at the SPA suites in tower 4 last week 10/10 - 17/2020. Beautiful place hands down. We took the bait to go to the presentation. In a nutshell the offer was buy our timeshare points from Holiday inn club for $212,000. We were guaranteed $5500 a year for entire 100 year...
  16. G

    Vidanta Trade Cost

    My last visit to Cabo we made a last minute trade to the GM. It was only a studio but we were fine as there were only the two of us. The one thing that chapped my hide was that we were charged a $750 fee when we arrived as a resort or room charge. Part would be waived if we attended their tour...
  17. P

    Vidanta - Has anyone received money

    From Vidanta for their unused weeks under the auspices of the company buying them for marketing purposes? We’re being told that weeks supposedly unused by December 31st will result in a check sent to the owner around March 31st? Thanks for the real life confirmation all!
  18. E

    Vidanta RCI Restriction Changes

    Vidanta has changed the restrictions on exchanges into Grand Luxxe through RCI Platinum Priority Access again. The restrictions no longer keep out Vidanta owners (except for GL Spa NV, which hasn't been changed, but might be in progress), but instead limit the number of multiple/consecutive...
  19. J

    Value of a week at Vidanta

    Was wondering what the value of a week, say, at Grand Mayan in NV or RM might be outside of the TS system? My parents had a place in Hilton Head Island and I saw a site asking $4300 for a week at the same villa. My parents were up to $1000US a year in MFs (Marriott) so it tended to put some...
  20. B

    FIRST COMPANY WHO ACTUALLY HELPS ME GET RID OF MY TIMESHARE

    About 4 months ago I attended a presentation at Vidanta in Riviera Maya and I want to post my experience. At first, It seemed like any other b.s. company that promised us to help us get rid of our timeshare. Honestly, after reading many posts here and on redweek I've been very hesitant about...
  21. B

    Buyer’s Remorse - Vidanta

    I wish I would’ve found this site sooner...great information! So I just got back from my GL vacation and decided to go to the sales presentation to hear what is developing. I already own a 4 br GL Residence in PR and was not interested in anything else, but the sales pitch was all about getting...
  22. S

    Need Help, I have 3 days left to resend.

    My wife and I got cornered by Vida Vacations (Vidanta) while on a cruise, when we were in port in Cozumel. I'm sure you all can guess what happened. We singed a contract and have 3 business days left to resend. I have contacted my credit card company. Our big problem is that there is no address...
  23. rboesl

    A new Vidanta perk?

    There's been threads here in the past about Vidanta starting a cruise line. Well, I received a mailing yesterday about Vidanta Cruises. They've finished refurbishing an old cruise ship from the hull in. The resulting ship has been named the Vidanta Elegant. According to the letter, and color...
  24. jimkeyl56

    Anyone hear of Sunrise Financial LLC offering to rent out your Vidanta weeks?

    Sunrise approached me and offered around $7,000 for 2 weeks that I have for my Vidanta Resort in Mexico and wondered if anyone dealt with them before and if they are legitimate. thanks Jim
  25. M

    Has anyone traded in a unit to Vidanta through TRM?

    In January 2019 I agreed to upgrade my studio unit at Grand Mayan to a one bedroom suite and used my Sheraton Bouganvilias as a trade in for $14,900 in credit. I also agreed to pay about $12,000 in cash. (Yes in retrospect, I probably overpaid.) I was told there would be a fee of $1,836 to...
  26. C

    Grand Luxxe membership levels & costs (merged)

    I have read on one or more of these threads about GL membership levels: silver, gold, & platinum. Can someone explain those to me? What are the differences & how do you acheive a "level"?
  27. D

    Did I do the right thing with my Vidanta TS?

    Hi All. Just joined TUG today We bought a Vidanta membership (Mayan) back about 20 years ago. Used it sparingly. Mainly because we couldn't find the time to travel, or life took us to other places. Now we are at an age that we can start to travel more regularly. Of course, over the years, the...
  28. H

    Help with vidanta and private reserve travel club (merged)

    So i purchased private reserve travel collection membership through vidanta for 4500 on the 7th of October. They would not let me see the website so they said i could call them and do a sample booking. I asked very specific questions about using the websites including dates and resort names. I...
  29. E

    Vidanta Resort Fees Changed Again - Lowered

    Looks like Vidanta has figured out that the high resort fees with a 25% credit are a barrier to people (sales prospects) exchanging in. They've actually lowered the fees in RCI and The Registry Collection and eliminated the 25% credit, though it's still a 14-day prepayment. The new fees are...
  30. gnorth16

    Resort Fee Warning: Grand Bliss Nuevo Vallarta

    As Per RCI: Mandatory resort fees per week: Hotel unit 420.00 U.S. dollars. 1B unit 630.00 U.S. dollars. 2B unit 1050.00 U.S. dollars. Stayed there twice and it wasnt that bad! NEVER GOING THERE AGAIN!!!
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