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Has anyone depositted Cypress Harbour in RCI?

jdetar

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I'm mostly using RCI so I've been thinking about this for my '10 week. Has anyone ever depositted and traded Cypress Harbour in RCI? If so what week and how did it do? There's very little availability for Cypress Harbour to trade into on RCI so I imagine it may do well.. but who really knows, RCI is goofy.
 

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IMHO
RCI is so inferior to Interval.
I realize more timeshares in RCI than interval
but
interval

has
Marriotts
Hyatts
Hilton's
starwood
Westin's
etc

Disney (Big dissapoint no DVC after 12/31/2008)

Interval has none of these
 

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IMHO
RCI is so inferior to Interval.
I realize more timeshares in RCI than interval
but
interval

has
Marriotts
Hyatts
Hilton's
starwood
Westin's
etc

Disney (Big dissapoint no DVC after 12/31/2008)

Interval has none of these

I'm so confused at this post.. there are some Marriott's on RCI, Hilton is definitely on RCI as that's on my '09 agenda.. are you getting them backwards? And you're just naming some "big names". What about many other, good places?

I found a lot more (and quite some better) resorts through RCI in Manhattan, Las Vegas, Cabo, Punta Cana, Orlando (not even including DVC since you mentioned it), Hilton Head, and a variety of other places. They just are a little harder to recognize as they don't all carry a big name banner like Marriott or Hilton. But there are awesome resorts on RCI. Heck, I have a confirmed reservation at Paradisus Palma Real through RCI which is a top 5 star luxury all inclusive Punta Cana resort. It's insanely gorgeous actually. Agreed though I'm a big fan of Marriott, and Hilton resorts too. I'm headed to Hilton on the Las Vegas strip through RCI next year as well.
 

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i own at marriott cypress harbor and the #1 most important reason why i have NEVER exchanged it with RCI is they DON'T OFFER THE" REQUEST FIRST" feature that II has. that means.. i give them my week at cypress with NO GUARANTEE of getting any/decent exchange in return. WHY WOULD I DO THAT?? i have thought about JOINING RCI with my cypress harbor week ONLY for the opportunity of having access to the xtra vacations and last call features.
 

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It's called an Ongoing Search at RCI, it's the same thing as request first on II. So yes, they do have it.
 

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No, request first means that if II finds a specific exchange that you request, you will give them yiur week in exchange. If they do not. you retain your owned week for use.
 

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Yeah I know exactly what it is, and I'm telling you RCI has the same thing.. it's just called "Ongoing Search" in RCI. You retain your week and can do with is as you like and cancel or revise that search at any time.
 

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When did this Marriott's resort become affiliated with RCI?

Added information RCI resort number is 2619.
 
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Yeah I know exactly what it is, and I'm telling you RCI has the same thing.. it's just called "Ongoing Search" in RCI. You retain your week and can do with is as you like and cancel or revise that search at any time.

You are mistaken.

To do a search or request an 'ongoing search' with RCI - you MUST deposit the week with them.
Once you deposit with RCI - you can NOT get your week back or use it at your home resort - you MUST deposit first to do any searches So you can not "do with it as you like" as u have already given it to RCI.

With II, you can do a 'request first' where you do NOT deposit your week - they search for you and if they find the trade for you - your week is then deposited. If they don't find a match or you decide to cancel the search, you still have the use of your week to use at your home resort or rent or give to another company for exchange.

Also with II - you can search online to see what is available even without depositing your week.
With RCI - the week MUST be deposited to do anything, even look at availability.

They are different.
 

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When did this Marriott's resort become affiliated with RCI?

Added information RCI resort number is 2619.
Some "old" Marriotts are still dual affiliated - The "palms" in Orlando, Desert Springs I, a couple of the older HHI properties.
Marriott changed from RCI to II many years ago.
 

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You are mistaken.

To do a search or request an 'ongoing search' with RCI - you MUST deposit the week with them.
Once you deposit with RCI - you can NOT get your week back or use it at your home resort - you MUST deposit first to do any searches So you can not "do with it as you like" as u have already given it to RCI.

With II, you can do a 'request first' where you do NOT deposit your week - they search for you and if they find the trade for you - your week is then deposited. If they don't find a match or you decide to cancel the search, you still have the use of your week to use at your home resort or rent or give to another company for exchange.

Also with II - you can search online to see what is available even without depositing your week.
With RCI - the week MUST be deposited to do anything, even look at availability.

They are different.

Ahhh! Ok then. I saw RCI had a deposit option, then the exchange option with the search. So I see what you mean, it's deposited with them but you're still then needing to use that deposit at some point.

Personally I'll never go to Cypress Harbour on my owned week, it's solely for trading, then I go there on a getaway for half the price of the MF.
 

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The other obvious advantage that hasn't been mentioned yet(or I missed it) is the special marriott to marriott exchange rate with II and the 24 day marriott access.
 
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