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Dikhololo 1-bdrm now called studio

EJC

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Worldmark, Vacation Internationale, Villa del Palmar, Dikhololo
Finally, after several calls to both VMS and Dikhololo, I received a reservation email that I am supposed to send to RCI. According to VMS, they aren't set up yet to deposit with RCI directly--at least that's what VMS said. I own a 1-bdrm red flexi week, and it has always deposited with RCI as a 1-bdrm unit. This email VMS just sent me is for a STUDIO sleep-4 unit. It has a double bed on the main floor, and two twins upstairs in an open loft. I just checked RCI's site, and the Dikhololo units listed are studio (sleep 4 privately) and then a 2-bdrm and a 3-bdrm. One-bedroom isn't even listed on RCI now--just the studio sleep 4 privately.

The problem,as I see it, is if these 1-bdrm units are now classified as studios, won't that drastically lower the trading value?

I feel cheated because I bought a 1-bdrm unit, not a studio.
 

EJC

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Worldmark, Vacation Internationale, Villa del Palmar, Dikhololo
Finally, after several calls to both VMS and Dikhololo, I received a reservation email that I am supposed to send to RCI. According to VMS, they aren't set up yet to deposit with RCI directly--at least that's what VMS said. I own a 1-bdrm red flexi week, and it has always deposited with RCI as a 1-bdrm unit. This email VMS just sent me is for a STUDIO sleep-4 unit. It has a double bed on the main floor, and two twins upstairs in an open loft. I just checked RCI's site, and the Dikhololo units listed are studio (sleep 4 privately) and then a 2-bdrm and a 3-bdrm. One-bedroom isn't even listed on RCI now--just the studio sleep 4 privately.

The problem,as I see it, is if these 1-bdrm units are now classified as studios, won't that drastically lower the trading value?

I feel cheated because I bought a 1-bdrm unit, not a studio.
 

EJC

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Eastern Washington
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Worldmark, Vacation Internationale, Villa del Palmar, Dikhololo
Just called Dikhololo regarding the 1-bdrm units now being called studios. They said the new management company made that classification because the units have an open loft. She said the units are the same as they've always been. I guess I'll just have to see what point value RCI assigns to what used to be called the 1-bdrm unit.
 

silentg

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Glad I gave mine back!
 
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