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Just returned from Williamsburg (Kingsgate), the parking pass personnel tried to sign me up for an owner's review. Same stuff, there's so much new things happening in Wyndham. One interesting thing she did mention that almost made me sign up just to hear the details. She stated that RCI was going away, Wyndham owners would no longer have to deposit their end of the year points to RCI because Wyndham had a new program where you keep your expiring points within the system with no added fees. Curious if anyone else had heard of this. Sounded fishy but the way it was explained it was really convincing but I just didn't want to be bothered with all the other lies I'm sure the sales staff had in store.
 

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In addition to the RCI bit, they were also offering 15000 reward points or a 7 day trip. Not that familiar with the rewards program, so my question is what good is there to having 15,000 reward points? What can they be used for? I like the $100 AMEX card, I know what to do with that.
 

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In addition to the RCI bit, they were also offering 15000 reward points or a 7 day trip. Not that familiar with the rewards program, so my question is what good is there to having 15,000 reward points? What can they be used for? I like the $100 AMEX card, I know what to do with that.
15,000 Rewards points is good for one night in a Wyndham Rewards hotel. That is one night in anything from a Knight's Inn to a Wyndham Grand, so you would plan for the best value on that one.

Here's the page that shows what Reward Points get. https://www.wyndhamrewards.com/trec/consumer/redeem.action?variant=

The only points Saving program I know is the Credit Pool and, unless higher VIP, you have to deposit before the use year begins.
 
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15,000 Rewards points is good for one night in a Wyndham Rewards hotel. That is one night in anything from a Knight's Inn to a Wyndham Grand, so you would plan for the best value on that one.

Here's the page that shows what Reward Points get. https://www.wyndhamrewards.com/trec/consumer/redeem.action?variant=

The only points Saving program I know is the Credit Pool and, unless higher VIP, you have to deposit before the use year begins.

And credit pooling, while inexpensive, is not without additional cost.
 

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Just returned from Williamsburg (Kingsgate), the parking pass personnel tried to sign me up for an owner's review. Same stuff, there's so much new things happening in Wyndham. One interesting thing she did mention that almost made me sign up just to hear the details. She stated that RCI was going away, Wyndham owners would no longer have to deposit their end of the year points to RCI because Wyndham had a new program where you keep your expiring points within the system with no added fees. Curious if anyone else had heard of this. Sounded fishy but the way it was explained it was really convincing but I just didn't want to be bothered with all the other lies I'm sure the sales staff had in store.

Let's hear more about "RCI is going away" what the salesperson said!!!!
 

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RCI not going away!

Hi! I just attended a group owners update. This meeting they said you don't need to be VIP. You need RCI.

They said oh, yes, you should like RCI. You can use 1/2 the Wyndham points and book a hard to get reservation with Wyndham and pay the exchange fees. Saving you 1/2 the points, and you can do it at 10 months.
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Cely
 

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Just came from one of those long sales presentations. I was told that if you are dealing with RCI, then you have to keep depositing into RCI. Also told that Wyndham has purchased RCI. They would not tell me how that would be advantages to me. I have a select membership with three different properties. Tried to get me to pay $90,000.00 to get into ACCESS giving them my deed to Myrtle Beach & receive more points. Wouldn't discuss the other two because I purchased privately.
 

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They have been saying that for what has it been 10 years or even more. Wyndhams parent company (Cedant) bought RCI sometime around 2005. No recent changes to either. That is just a line sales at wyndham have been using for years to try to get non wyndham rci members to buy wyndham or wyndham members to buy more wyndham points.
 
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