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Massanutten Trade Boost

Synergy

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As I understand it, you only get a TPU boost for each account, not per side. Unless you have access to each side in alternating years, but that's still only one boost per year.
 

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As I understand it, you only get a TPU boost for each account, not per side. Unless you have access to each side in alternating years, but that's still only one boost per year.
Correct. One trade boost per contract. I own an eoy Summit that is on internal exchange so I do get a boost every year for one side.
 

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Another advantage is if you use these TPUs to stay at Massanutten or another VV Property, you will only pay a $159 weekly exchange fee. That is cheaper than a week exchange fee on a points account and in many cases cheaper than an RCI points exchange fee for a few days plus a cleaning fee.

I am looking at renting out one of my Massanutten sides for my points property for more than 1/2 of my MFs, and have been vacationing a fair amount using boost program TPUs.


This is all new to me but if you get a TPU boost for each side of a lock-off and buy some TPU, this could equal one or two last-minute trips.
 
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They mention in the newsletter that you can take the free boost, purchase another boost, and then combine the two into a 1 or 2 year deposit. So assuming you get a 20 TPU "free boost" and then buy another 10 TPU "paid boost" then in total you'll get a 1 year deposit for 150+154 (RCI combination fee) = 304. Basically $10/TPU which I understand to be a pretty good rate. If your "free boost" is only 10 TPU it'll be $15/TPU which is probably not as worth it.
This is all new to me but if you get a TPU boost for each side of a lock-off and buy some TPU, this could equal one or two last-minute trips.
FYI - at least one TUG member uses these boosts to book Vidanta ( quality mexican resort properties)
that generally has TPU costs between 9 and 18 . Vidanta does have an additional resort fee structure .
but when you net out your total cost it will get you daily towel service & housekeeping at a quality resort
without having to search RCI last minute deals .

Just skip the sales presentation or be well prepared to say no .
 
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