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Manhattan Club Charge for Points Switch?


TUG Member
Jan 27, 2006
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I was just offered an opportunity from the Manhattan Club to switch from "weeks" to "points" for a fee of $3500? It's not an RCI charge but a Manhattan Club fee. Is this common, to charge for the switch.

There are obvious advantages to points which have been well discussed elsewhere, but are fee's common for such a switch?


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Apr 11, 2005
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Rochester, NY
Too common

It is very common for the resorts to charge for the conversion that is costing them $199. It's too bad because no one is going to complain if they were reasonable and made a few dollars for the resort but $3300 is, shall we say, a tad high. Unfortunately once they sign up as a points resort you have to pay their fee to convert your time. There is no more PFD option.