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I would suggest doing more research before spending money.
There is a TUG thread from 2015 - you can access it by typing Global Travel Network
I believe it is a membership travel club that allows you to access off season excess inventory from Timeshare resorts. There are likely other ways to access this inventory that won’t cost you an upfront membership.
I think I also recall a TUG member mentioning that Global Travel Network was how he first visited Vidanta Riviera Maya in Mexico.
1) -If you want a exchangeable points system buy a resale TS that is in RCI points - Grandview Las Vegas is one to research on TUG.This would also get you access to RCI last calls.Another option is a resale Wyndham or Worldmark points based ownership. that has lots of locations and no internal exchange fee .There is a lot of information in the Wyndham TUG forum.
2)- Your kids may not want it - I wouldn’t recommend buying anything ( including TS) for this reason.
3) -TUG has two TS rental forums - Last Minute / 45 days or less and Marketplace.
4)-I was recently looking at the smaller exchange company - Trading Places International to see what they had.
They have a rental section that had weeks with rental costs of $300- 800, where anyone can rent by getting a membership that I believe was no cost. The resorts listed were mid level names I recognized and the weeks were semi off season and the time frame was the next 90 days.
We’re you contacted by mail or phone? If by phone, and if you are on the DNC list, then their unauthorized call tells you everything you need to know about them.
These vacation clubs are very slick in their presentation when it comes to extracting thousands of dollars. In reality, what they have to offer is bottom of the barrel resorts. Just Google some of the reviews. Also don’t be fooled by their A+ BBB rating as they recently became BBB accredited (which I believe gives them an “A” until they fail to respond to complaints). Instead, just read through the complaints to give you an idea of their practices.