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Can I be sure of the size of my exchange unit?

Piper

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When I look for potential exchanges for my one-bedroom for a week this fall, I see many possibilities that include efficiencies, one-bedrooms and two-bedroom. If I check off the two-bedroom for the exchange, am I guaranteed to actually get that size unit even though I'm only trading in a one-bedroom? Any help is appreciated!
 

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When I look for potential exchanges for my one-bedroom for a week this fall, I see many possibilities that include efficiencies, one-bedrooms and two-bedroom. If I check off the two-bedroom for the exchange, am I guaranteed to actually get that size unit even though I'm only trading in a one-bedroom? Any help is appreciated!

WITH RCI - If a 2 bedroom shows as a possible exchange, and that is the unit you choose - that is what your confirmation will say. Since that is what is confirmed then that is what you will get. I have exchanged my 2 bedroom for a 4 bedroom.
 

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My studio exchanged into 4 br, 3 br, etc... in II.
I think once you are confirmed, you will get that unit.
 

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If you can see it, you can book it.

I always keep my paper confirmation, Just In Case, but never a problem.

If you do run into a problem, get RCI involved - I always have their phone number handy at check-in also, but, have never needed it.
 

sfwilshire

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As Geekette suggests, it's a good idea to bring your confirmation. When we checked into a resort in June, they initially gave us a 1br. I pointed out that the confirmation said 2br and they changed it.

I've never been denied the size I reserved.

Sheila
 

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I regularly exchange my 1bdrm for a 2bdrm. It's through HGVC via RCI but still I've been doing it for years.

Once when we arrived in Kauai that said they the ran out of 2 bdrm units but they would give us 2 1bdrm units. The clerk secretly told me they do this all the time because all the 2 bdrm units were ocean-front. I would have complained but we were in the middle of vacationing with family and moving on to separate units was a welcomed break. :rolleyes:
 

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A few years ago, we were travelling with our teenaged daughter, her boyfriend, our son and his best friend. We were confirmed into a 2-bedroom unit 8/6. When we arrived , the unit was only 6/6- one king bed, a double in the 2nd bedroom and a pullout couch. This wouldn't work, as we couldn't put 3 boys in a double bed or on the pullout, so there was nowhere for our daughter to sleep. When I explained the situation to the front desk, they gave us an extra 2-bedroom unit! It was great!

Dori
 
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