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RCI Exchange Availability


TUG Member
Jul 5, 2005
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Does RCI take prime exchanges and put them into their rental pool before exchangers have access to them?


TUG Review Crew: Veteran
TUG Member
Jul 4, 2005
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Raleigh NC
Resorts Owned
Joined TUG '96, Wyndham Grand Palms AKA, Presidential Villas at Plantation Resort, 3 bed lockout.
*I THINK* the settlement agreement said they could only do this IF they were deposited within 60 days of check in

ride,, can you explain that. i thought it was the unit was available online for exchange for up to 60 day after deposit date of unit.. ??

i never fully understood that part of the settlement (yeah right) with rci.

i found this at Timeshare Today

Priority for exchanges:
For a period of two years commencing
no later than August 31,
2010, each week deposited more than
one year in advance of the starting date
of the week shall, for a period of 31
days from date of deposit, be available
exclusively for exchange and not for
any other purpose including rental.
In addition, during the two year
period, all weeks, whenever deposited,
will be used to satisfy active exchange
requests pending at the time of deposit,
subject to Trading Power criteria

so it seem the unit are only online for only 30 days from date of deposit.. guess we need to find out when, i am guessing most use jan as date of MF have to be paid, at the high demand resorts..

I think the key word in that statement is " each week deposited more than
one year in advance of the starting date" so if the week is deposited only 11 month out all bet are off.. We got hosed on this deal for the most part it seems.. in reading over the material on TStoday.com it appears the judge was in RCI back pocket for the most part..

wonder what happens after aug 2012 when the settlement if over..??:mad:


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TUG Member
Jun 9, 2005
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Seattle area
Resorts Owned
Telemark, Townhouses at St Augustine Beach and Tennis Club, Stoneridge Resort (ID)
about a year ago, TUGGER Judy deposited her prime unit in the Outer Banks and saw the resort name come up in the rental pool. She called and found it was her exact unit. When I read that, my faith in RCI dwindled.