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Interested in knowing anything about Lifetime family Vacations, good or bad. Have friends who went on trip to Dominican Republic and came back after purchasing a membership in LFV. $16,000 and no MFS for a 42 year membership. Includes exchanges into RCI and II. Any info would be appreciated as I am finding nothing on the web.
 

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Vacation Clubs are not well-regarded, because there is no underlying deed - all you have is a membership. I would be especially nervous about a club in another country, where you don't have the protection of US law. If they go bankrupt - your friends will have nothing, and the seller will have $16,000. If they are still in the rescission period - they should rescind.
 

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Unfortunately, the COMPANY "lifetime" could prove to be very short...

Interested in knowing anything about Lifetime family Vacations, good or bad. Have friends who went on trip to Dominican Republic and came back after purchasing a membership in LFV. $16,000 and no MFS for a 42 year membership. Includes exchanges into RCI and II. Any info would be appreciated as I am finding nothing on the web.

I have never heard of this particular vacation club myself, but $16k is certainly a whole lot of money for a "membership" (in which, as Denise has observed already, the "member" actually owns absolutely nothing). Moreover, the "42 year membership" could well end up being 42 weeks or months instead if the underlying entity and / or principals go belly up or simply close up shop and disappear. If that happens (which I see as being likely) then where or with whom could you ever hope to take issue, in Central America? :shrug: :eek: :shrug:
 
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The seller is promising 42 vacations at a total cost of $16,000 which comes out to $381/vacation week. It is not logical or rational to believe the seller can meet that promise. The program therefore does not meet the "sniff" test.

When (not if) they go bankrupt or otherwise become defunct, there will be no remedy.
 

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Correction on title

I posted earlier and later found the name to be Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club. Buyer reported this includes unlimited weeks @$199.00 per week or stay(he wasn't sure which), I'm guessing week. Four couples went together @ $4000 each. It's a 1 bdrm junior suite(kingsize bed,small kitchen).
 

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Different club name and numbers, same answer...

I posted earlier and later found the name to be Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club. Buyer reported this includes unlimited weeks @$199.00 per week or stay(he wasn't sure which), I'm guessing week. Four couples went together @ $4000 each. It's a 1 bdrm junior suite(kingsize bed,small kitchen).

None of this revision of the original info changes my reply or observations in any way, but YMMV. :shrug:
 
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