These fees do not apply to weeks. You will not see those disclaimers on any week exchanges that didn't already have some fees disclosed, I don't think.
I believe these housekeeping fees are new after the "site enhancements" I have been on rci weeks for 15 years and never have seen them on the weeks side (although I only search certain locations) I have certainly never been charged these fees on any of my exchanges. These new fees are listed under Urgent Information. I noticed them yesterday while trading into the Hilton in Orlando which I have done a dozen times without housekeeping fees listed.
I just checked Last Calls.
Yep. Housekeeping fee of $75 charged for Wyndham Cypress Palms there too.
This is outrageous. Owners pay for weekly housekeeping thru their MFs. Now the resort wants to 'double dip' by charging a housekeeping fee to full week exchangers too??
Is this only Wyndham resorts?
Answer: Vacation Village at Parkway lists a $20 housekeeping fee for a weekly stay for Last Calls too. Silver Lake lists the $30 daily fee for 1 bed units for Last Calls too.
What the heck is going on???
Something is very wrong. Look at the disclaimer for Star Island, which I am absolutely sure is not an all-inclusive resort???
•For important information regarding your All Inclusive Resort vacation and resort fees, visit RCI’s “All Inclusive” website AI.RCI.COM
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•Mandatory All Inclusive Program. Fees are per adult, per night plus 14% tax. Minimum occupancy of 2 adults in studio units & 4 adults in 2 bedroom units.
•2011 Fees: Jan2-Feb3 US$94; Feb04-May05 US$100; May06-Jul14 US$76; Jul15-Aug18 US$87; Aug19-Dec15 US$70; Dec16-Jan05 US$118. Children 6-12 yrs old Jan02-May05 & Jul01-Aug18 US$30; Dec16-Jan05 US$40;
•May06-Jun30 & Aug19-Dec15, two Children 6-12 yrs old for free. The program includes all meals, beverages, entertainment and non-motorized water sports.
•The All Inclusive Fees must be paid upon arrival at front desk (cash not accepted). Fees are subject to change without notice.