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Guest Certificate Question


TUG Review Crew
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Jun 17, 2010
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Huntington Beach, CA
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HGVC King's Land 2BR Premier 23.040K Points.
I know this is an old thread, but I thought this would be a good place for my question.

Got a studio for a friend at the HGVC Flamingo starting December 29th for 4 nites, over New Years. The DW and I will be staying at the HGVC Elara, down the street. The Flamingo reservation is in my name and I have not gotten a Guest Certificate.

If I go down to the Flamingo on the 29th, when our friend checks-in, will we be able to have the desk clerk change the name for the reserved room to our friends name and have the Flamingo scan her card for the incidentals, or will we need a GC to do this? We never had a problem doing this with Marriott, but this is the first time I'm trying this with HGVC.


Yes, you can check a guest in, no certificate required if you are there. There isn't a requirement that you stay at the same resort. They will put his name on it and use his credit card for incidentals.

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