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Are the last minute availability for resort different for different classes of ownerships?

Fiona1

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I was in a tour in Clearwater today (not actually staying there, but on one of their marketing offer). I own 84,000pts that I got from resale (CWS). It is not much, but because of the way I travel (single, crazy work schedule), I always have to look for availability no more than 2 months before traveling and I am never able to find anything that works. So I was talking to this guy at the Wyndham office today who was super nice, and not pushy, however I am not sure if what he told me is true…. He said my points are resale and they were in a “starter” package, and the previous owner never “finished” it. It was supposed to be 189,000pts and I can get all the pts if I pay it off with ~$12,000, then I can have more availability in the resort. Is that a thing, or just a creative way to sell me points? If that is a thing, is that a good price? ($12,000 for 105,000pts)
Thank you so much! I feel like I still don’t know how to use my points after 5 years of owning them…
 

Fiona1

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Hehe, thanks. Part of me was hoping that there is a way (although expensive) to stop losing my points cuz I can’t use it….
 

Ty1on

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I always wonder if these guys snicker over after-work drinks while recalling all this BS they come up with...
 
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MaryBella7

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This year is definitely a tougher one for getting a booking. There are a lot of extra points being used. Next year may also be rough, but I hope it starts to even out. Where are you looking to book? Some areas are definitely more likely to be full than others. Also, you have to cancel by 15 days out to not lose points, so sometimes close to that 15 day mark, things will show up. For late-ish bookings like you need, you will have to be persistent, pick a few locations, and look regularly - several times daily.
 

Fiona1

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Florida, but not Orlando… I will keep looking , maybe also for a job that I can take more flexible vacations;b
 

cbyrne1174

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100% resale!!
I just snagged a 1 bedroom PR at Clearwater for 12/27-12/29 with 100% resale points lol.
 

Fiona1

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Hehe, I am jealous. That resort looks absolutely beautiful
 
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