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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!
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.
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.
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 .