• The TUGBBS forums are completely free and open to the public and exist as the absolute best place for owners to get help and advice about their timeshares for more than 29 years!

    Join Tens of Thousands of other Owners just like you here to get any and all Timeshare questions answered!
  • TUG started 29 years ago in October 1993 as a group of regular Timeshare owners just like you!

    Check out our happy birthday post here: Happy Birthday TUG!
  • TUG has a YouTube Channel to produce weekly short informative videos on popular Timeshare topics!

    Come check it out for a chance to win a Free TUG membership (or renewal) just for helping out!

    Read more here
  • TUG has now saved timeshare owners more than $21,000,000 dollars just by finding us in time to rescind a new Timeshare purchase! A truly incredible milestone!

    Read more here: TUG saves owners more than $21 Million dollars
  • Follow the TUG Member Banner as it travels the world on vacation with Timeshare owners! Also sign up to get the banner sent to you so you can submit a photo of your vacation with the banner to share with TUG! Banner Thread
  • Sign up to get the TUG Newsletter for free! 60,000+ subscribers! Latest resort reviews and the most important topics discussed by owners during the week!
  • Our official "end my sales presentation early" T-shirts are available again! Also come with the option for a free membership extension with purchase to offset the cost!

    Read more Here
  • A few of the most common links here on the forums for newbies and guests!

Island Park Village MF increase


TUG Member
Jun 9, 2005
Reaction score
Ottawa, Canada
Hi all,

I owned a IPV floating Blue week for 2-3 years now and use it primarily as a trader in II.

The m/F has increased from $301 when I started to $334 last year. Imagine my surprised to receive a statement asking for another $77 since the M/F for 2009 is higher than the amount $334 I prepaid (based on 2008 M/F) back a few months ago in order to deposit into II.

I called the Owner line at Trading places and was told it was not a special assessment but an increase in M/F. This is a 23% increase rather than the 3-7% increase I had seen.

Does anyone know the story behind it?