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SFX Lifetime membership

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I was offered a lifetime membership with SFX for $1998. That includes 3 extra vacations and 50,000 loyalty rewards points. Does anyone know if this is a good deal? I've only used Interval International for exchanging.

I mainly go to the Continental US. I like Four Seasons, Marriotts, etc.

What do you guys think?
 

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What are "loyalty reward points"? I have never heard of those before. :confused:

Sounds like a lot of coin for a membership (especially since you can get a Gold membership for free). But I have no idea what the 3 free vacations and the reward points would be worth.

Kurt
 

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Their platinum used to be something like $89 per year, with less cost per year if you signed up for a longer period of time. I had a co-worker join SFX and he asked about the platinum membership. He came back with that number and I said "can't be right". So I called. I figure I'll be timesharing no more than 20 years more, maybe more like 15. At that rate, it's $100 a year, but all paid for right now. Way too expensive for my budget. After asking some more questions, they mentioned that there is a 10 year option that seemed more reasonable to me, but since I have a couple of years left on my membership, I didn't do anything about it. Seems that SFX has signed on with another company to provide "platinum benefits", few of which are useful to me.

Call back and ask for the 10 year plan and see if that is something you're interested in. You get fewer of the "benefits" but I think the limited plan is more similar to what SFX was offering before. Or just go with the free Gold membership.

Good luck.

Sue
 
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I was offered a lifetime membership with SFX for $1998. That includes 3 extra vacations and 50,000 loyalty rewards points. Does anyone know if this is a good deal? I've only used Interval International for exchanging.

I mainly go to the Continental US. I like Four Seasons, Marriotts, etc.

What do you guys think?

Makes me wonder why don't they try to maximize their revenue by charging $1999.95 for their superdeal ?

Once you are on the hook with their "lifetime" superdeal they would want you to deposit your Marriotts, not to ask for Marriotts .... And 3 extra vacations over your lifetime... Hmm.., I suppose there will always be weeks that nobody wants.... How long is a "lifetime" ?

I have a friend who was offered a "FREE" week for his 2009 deposit, without an exchage fee or an advance payment of $1998 Just makes one wonder if they have lined up some weeks in Somalia for their reward points... ?:whoopie:

K.
 

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Makes me wonder why don't they try to maximize their revenue by charging $1999.95 for their superdeal ?

Once you are on the hook with their "lifetime" superdeal they would want you to deposit your Marriotts, not to ask for Marriotts .... And 3 extra vacations over your lifetime... Hmm.., I suppose there will always be weeks that nobody wants.... How long is a "lifetime" ?

I have a friend who was offered a "FREE" week for his 2009 deposit, without an exchage fee or an advance payment of $1998 Just makes one wonder if they have lined up some weeks in Somalia for their reward points... ?:whoopie:

K.

:banana: Somalia! I know that's an area II/RCI don't have resorts. Sign me up!:hysterical:
 
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