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Email from RCI advising of Last Call price increase

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Madge: Sorry to bother you, but I rec'd an email supposedly from RCI advising that Last Call prices were going to increase from $129 to $199 effective 6/30/07 and that I should book a Last Call vacation prior to then to lock in the lower price. When I checked the RCI website, there is nothing mentioned about this increase, so I was wondering if this in fact was a message from RCI. Unfortunately, I deleted the email by mistake. If the message was from RCI, and the increase is as stated, how can RCI justify such a huge increase? Thank you for your attention to this inquiry.
 

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We received the same e-mail showing an increase from $129 to $199 for a last call studio. I guess they will rip us off on the one and two bedrooms as well.
 

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Also received the same e-mail, fortunately the price increase is no problem since there has been no availability in all of Western US and Canada for a very long time now. (Well actually 1 or 2 studios in Reno, but even they are gone now)
When there is nothing to book, price is irrelevant.:mad:
 

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kjsgrammy,

This is an RCI communication; Last Call pricing is changing. I'll see what more I can find out about what's behind the changes.
 

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"what's behind the changes"

More money for RCI - fewer last calls for YOU!!!

Its amazing - just 18 months ago last calls were 99$ (studio) and you had tons of choices and availability - all year round. It really doesnt make any difference due to unavailability, except you're traveling to Cancun, Dominican Rebup or Canary Isles. They could charge 1000$, Last Call is quickly going the way of the Dinosaur.
 
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Last call was the only reason to keep my RCI membership. It expires next June. I guess that will be the end of our relationship.

Sue
 

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So you mean you're not taking advantage of the Limited Time offer that RCI is giving their members to renew for the next three years and get like 5% off??

You're:hysterical: really going to loose out Sue.

I think next we'll see RCI putting on one of those infomercials that you see at 3 am :zzz: in the morning advertising places in Florida and Mexico for only 599$ a week.:crash:
 

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Seems to me that if the "Last Calls" end up with fewer and fewer rentals, RCI will feel justified to dump more over with the rental affiliates. Maybe there was a motive behind the price increase beyond the obvious "because they can" reasoning.
 

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Unfortunate x 2

Everyone is talking about the email advising of the Last Call price increase. You have one up on me - I received ZERO email from RCI announcing the increase. Only because I paid attention when I logged on right after the 1st did I realize they jacked the price up.

Everyone tells me about the class action suit against RCI - I guess they need to fund the reserve.

This was real shabby - from both the standpoint of no advise notice AND the mere fact they are increasing the fees again.
 

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Lots of people now have junk mail filtering. I discovered that my filter now sees mail from RCI as junk, and I haven't tried to convince it otherwise as of yet. Maybe that is happening to you, too.
 

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Lots of people now have junk mail filtering. I discovered that my filter now sees mail from RCI as junk, and I haven't tried to convince it otherwise as of yet. Maybe that is happening to you, too.
I'd like to think you're right, but I comb my SPAM mailbox before I delete it, so I know what gets dumped and there wasn't anything from RCI.
 

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last call have increased and taxes are also added

We received the same e-mail showing an increase from $129 to $199 for a last call studio. I guess they will rip us off on the one and two bedrooms as well.
Yes last calls have gone up about $30. and now they are charging taxes. Double rip off. I pay my maintenance fees and taxes to my resort annually and if I exchange with RCI why does RCI charge taxes on top of what I already paid ONLY ON THE LAST CALLS.
 
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