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"Accelerating" Royal Holiday anniversary yearss


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Dec 2, 2010
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Just sharing in case any one else is in a similar situation. I am the owner of an old Royal Holiday Club-Cancun only 30-year RTU. I'm in the final 4 years and sent an email to the company asking if there was a way to buy myself out of the contract (I'm just tired of managing this timeshare).

While they didn't offer a buy-out, I was told I could "accelerate" my 2017 anniversary year (the final year) by paying a second maintenance fee in 2014. The 2017 week would then be available for use or banking with RCI.

Next year, when I get the bill for 2015 MFs, I can "accelerate" the 2016 anniversary year by making a double payment and then I'll be done with Royal Holiday! And I get to bank 2 weeks at once, so I have more total TPUs to spend elsewhere (yes, I know I have to pay to combine the TPUs). Yay! I wish I would have known this 12 years ago!