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    Welks Resort audition to owner, want to cancel.

    we did the auditions portion, paid it off and last Sunday we became owners buying the smallest point package they had 90k points EOY. We kept saying no, and they kept coming back with a “better offer because we don’t want you to miss out on this opportunity”. I see that we are still in time to...
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    How easy is it to trade Welk San Diego? Trade 1 day at Welks for 1 bonus week through RCI?

    Hi! I recently purchased a Platinum points ownership at Welks San Diego (Escondido). I was told that I could trade 1 day at Welks San Diego for 1 bonus week through RCI, just by simply as making a phone call and booking the one night stay locally. Trade 1 day at Welks for 1 night at an RCI...