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Any way to purchase extra trading power with RCI?

wtguthrie

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Hello-
I tried to search on this topic but didn't have any luck so hopefully I haven't missed this somewhere.
Is there any way to purchase extra trading power with RCI? I would like to add a few extra TPU to my account. It would be nice if RCI would let me "upcharge" my TPU. If that isn't possible is there a way to purchase an extra week from someone to deposit into my RCI account (not another timeshare just one week)?
Thanks for helping out this newbie!
 

ronparise

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from the RCO Disclosure

17. Transfer of Deposited Vacation Time, Combined
Deposits or Deposit Credits.
Subject to RCI’s approval, a Member may transfer a
Deposit to another Member, if the transferring Member
a) submits to RCI a completed Membership Transfer
Application, by mail or facsimile; b) pays the applicable
fee, listed on RCI’s website at www.rci.com, for each
such transfer; and c) the transferring Member represents
to RCI that the Member is not transferring the Deposit in
return for compensation or commercial use.


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MichaelColey

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RCI doesn't currently sell extra TPU, but I wouldn't be surprised to see them start doing that once they recognize the opportunity.
 

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I think they will follow the airlines practices in selling ff miles by selling extra points and points lite. During the period before the rollout, I had a contact at a resort tell me that this was something an RCI rep had mentioned was coming but probably some point after the rollout. I posted about it at the time I heard it and that my opinion was they would likely do it. RCI only looks at short term money coming into them, and not at how things like this and other ''enhancements'' are prostituting the exchange system and in the long run will hurt both timesharing and themselves.
 

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RCI doesn't currently sell extra TPU, but I wouldn't be surprised to see them start doing that once they recognize the opportunity.

Here's a novel idea for RCI - start selling TPUs & stop renting deposited timeshare inventory. HHHhmmm....
 
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