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Marriott Aruba Ocean Club charging renter occupancy tax

chuck3810

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I helped a work colleague who does not own a timeshare find a week to rent at Marriott Ocean Club in Aruba. He arrived Sunday and when he checked in, he was told that he had to pay occupancy tax. I have rented from owners at the Aruba Ocean Club and Surf Club many times and have never had to pay taxes. does anyone know anything about this?
 

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The occupancy tax typically is a city or county tax. Every Marriott timeshare I have stayed at has charged this tax. My stays have been as an owner and an exchanger. However, I have rented my week and know my renters also pay this tax. I believe this tax is charged on every unit for every stay. It's the same as a hotel tax.
 
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