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RCI rules re: Mayan and availability

stugy

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Well, If you want to go to PV next year and have not been to a Mayan property in 4 years, then anything you own will pull it, even a Grand Mayan 2 bedroom. And if indeed anything will pull it, how much trading power does it have? On the other hand, trying to get a trade into one of the other PV properties is getting tougher and that's because they don't have the 1 in 4 rule.
I've had a request in for 4 months for PV for Feb with my Peregrine Townhomes. It kept pulling one after another of the Mayan resorts which I had to release because we were there this past March. But it won't pull many of the other resorts or else they just don't show up. Now, I really don't care about the 1 in 4 rule. The Grand Mayan was ok, but not wonderful. It's difficult to get anywhere from there unless you pay a high taxi fare and you had to walk a long way to the beach. The pools were okay. I think it's better designed for younger families with kids. Unless you are an owner you don't get a great view and that plunge pool on the patio was pretty worthless.
Anyway, I guess I am just venting. I just want to go to PV and not have to use a super trader to get there, like my summer Barrier Island or Allen House. I doubt that PV owners would get either or those in a trade. Why does RCI have such rigid rules for trading into non Mayan properties??? :wall:
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Dean

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Well, If you want to go to PV next year and have not been to a Mayan property in 4 years, then anything you own will pull it, even a Grand Mayan 2 bedroom. And if indeed anything will pull it, how much trading power does it have? On the other hand, trying to get a trade into one of the other PV properties is getting tougher and that's because they don't have the 1 in 4 rule.
I've had a request in for 4 months for PV for Feb with my Peregrine Townhomes. It kept pulling one after another of the Mayan resorts which I had to release because we were there this past March. But it won't pull many of the other resorts or else they just don't show up. Now, I really don't care about the 1 in 4 rule. The Grand Mayan was ok, but not wonderful. It's difficult to get anywhere from there unless you pay a high taxi fare and you had to walk a long way to the beach. The pools were okay. I think it's better designed for younger families with kids. Unless you are an owner you don't get a great view and that plunge pool on the patio was pretty worthless.
Anyway, I guess I am just venting. I just want to go to PV and not have to use a super trader to get there, like my summer Barrier Island or Allen House. I doubt that PV owners would get either or those in a trade. Why does RCI have such rigid rules for trading into non Mayan properties??? :wall:
Pat
I don't think it's the 1 in 4 necessarily that makes the Mayan resorts more available. I suspect it's more the total availability and their method of doing business that is at fault. As for the 1 in 4, it's not really RCI but the resort itself. Certainly RCI makes the option available but the resort can decide if and how to implement it, it's usually the developer who is in control of this. My feeling is it has more to do with the availability of fresh meat than anything else.
 

Larry

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just to clarify it is no longer a 1-4 rule. It's 1-5 to any mayan resort.:wall: :crash: :shrug:
 
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