• The TUGBBS forums are completely free and open to the public and exist as the absolute best place for owners to get help and advice about their timeshares for more than 27 years!

    Join tens of thousands of other owners just like you here to get any and all Timeshare questions answered!
  • TUG started 28 years ago in October 1993 as a group of regular Timeshare owners just like you!

    Check out our happy birthday post here: Happy Birthday TUG!
  • TUG is asking for recent reviews of older resorts, earn a free year membership!

    Read more here
  • TUG has now saved timeshare owners more than $17,000,000 dollars just by finding us in time to rescind a new Timeshare purchase! A truly incredible milestone!

    Read more here: TUG saves owners more than $17 Million dollars
  • Follow the TUG Member Banner as it travels the world on vacation with Timeshare owners! Also sign up to get the banner sent to you so you can submit a photo of your vacation with the banner to share with TUG! Banner Thread
  • Sign up to get the TUG Newsletter for free! Join tens of thousands of other owners who get this every week! Latest resort reviews and the most important topics discussed by owners during the week!
  • 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!

    Read more Here
  • A few of the most common links here on the forums for newbies and guests!

?? RE Celebrity resort moving to Points

caribbean

TUG Lifetime Member
Joined
Jun 6, 2005
Messages
1,116
Reaction score
1
Points
348
Location
Goochland, VA
Madge-

Happy New Year !!

Another poster asked a question on the Points page which I thought was an interesting question for which others may want to hear the answer.

The sales staff at a Celebrity resort, previously only affiliated with II, is stating that they will be moving to RCI as a Points resort and withdrawing from II. The sales staff apparently is trying to force owners to convert to Points at an extremely high fee ( double what I paid for any of my TS ) stating that they will only be able to deposit into RCI Points.

I know of some newly built resorts that are sold only as points. Most were weeks first and then converted to points resulting in both weeks and points owners. But what if an existing resort joined RCI Points. Would an existing owner that decided to not join points, be allowed to deposit their week into "weeks"? Has this happened before anywhere else? Just curious.

Thanks,
 

Madge

TUG Member
Joined
Apr 23, 2005
Messages
1,803
Reaction score
0
Points
36
Location
Carmel, IN
Patty,

In most cases where a Weeks resort offers conversion to RCI Points, existing owners may continue to use the Weeks program. In this case, those owners may need to exchange with I.I. However, I do not know the specifics about Celebrity yet -- it is a brand new affiliation. I'll see if I can get that information.
 
Top