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Backdoor to discounted platinum II membership?

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I had tried for over a year to get a 50% discount to extend my platinum membership that will expire this summer, without success. This is for the account I pay for because for the Vistana II account I get offers all the time. Today I called to enroll a new contract and I was told I could get gold at 50% discount or $32 for a year. When I looked online, it was also posted in my account, it was not just offered by the rep. I took it since the enrollment was free this way (instead of $39 I think)

This evening I noticed I had an offer in my account, 50% off platinum for 2 years. I completed the process, I got the $32 I paid this morning back so I only paid a difference of $107. Hopefully this route will work for others as well.


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I don't have this offer on my account. No big deal because I don't renew until 2023. But I did notice, in little print, that my platinum membership is set up on auto-renew. I don't remember authorizing that but I will be removing that from my account tomorrow!
 

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did you go to the "show gold prices"?

I still have it in my account
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I actually just repeated the steps described above and got 2 more platinum years at 50% discount so no I am good for 4 years. I feel that at 50% off, the benefits are marginal but the full price of $139 is too high. Our main benefit is reduced unit size upgrade fee and 1-2 getaways per year. I wish they had a cheaper platinum "light" without the airport lounge membership. We get it through credit cards not to mention the Interval one has a per entry cost that makes a visit very expensive for a family of 4.
 

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I called and asked if they had any deals and all they offered was 1 year of platinum at the regular price with a $50 dining card (whatever that is) thrown in. I passed. My platinum expires in June and I won't renew without a discount because I only have Vistana points in Interval so there are zero exchange benefits for me. Getaways only.
 

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I don't have that button. But that probably makes sense because I already have a platinum membership.
I had platinum as well until the summer. Sorry about that, I was trying to help
 

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I called and asked if they had any deals and all they offered was 1 year of platinum at the regular price with a $50 dining card (whatever that is) thrown in. I passed. My platinum expires in June and I won't renew without a discount because I only have Vistana points in Interval so there are zero exchange benefits for me. Getaways only.
The $50 dining card is probably from Restaurant.com. You probably have to spend $100 to use it.
 

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Time for me to renew my Platinum upgrade. My resort provides the membership but I must pay for upgrade to Platinum. I’m only finding the higher pricing in my account renew membership area. Any suggestions or codes to use to get lower price? Thank You
 
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