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Snap Travel and Yearly RCI membership Fee

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Hi Madge,

The following is from Snap Travels Web Site.

http://www.snaptravel.com/about.asp

Who is SnapTravel.com?

SnapTravel.com is an affiliate of Resort Condominiums International (RCI) and Cendant Corporation, offering vacation rental accommodations perfect for a couple, a family, or a group of friends. Our property selection ranges from condominiums to single-family homes. SnapTravel.com provides the personal touch with customer service representatives available to help you plan and book vacations toll-free at 1-800-338-7799, via participating travel agents .SnapTravel.com also offers the convenience of full searching and booking capability via the Web at snaptravel.com.


The following is from RCI's Web Site.

Weeks Assistance
1-800-338-7777


http://www.rci.com/RCI/CDA/Home/GEP/gepForward.jsp?A=US&B=en&button1=Submit


You have stated that Snap Travel is an Outside Vendor. The telephone number is the same for both RCI and Snap Travel. I think it is fair to assume that when a Snap Travel customer calls this number, they speak to a RCI VC. So my question is this.

Does any of our yearly membership fee go to pay the VCs that service Snap Travel's Customers?

Walt
 

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Walt,

I'm checking to see what more I can find out about this, and I'll follow up.
 

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Was this question answered?

If so, waht was the answer?
 

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Madge,
Did you ever follow up on this question?
 

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Madge.
Another request for follow-up on this question.
 

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you've got to quit bumping this - Madge answers oldest first.
 

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regatta333,

geekette is correct -- each time a thread is bumped "up" it actually goes to the end of the line. Sorry for the delay.

My contact changed for this particular issue so I've resubmitted my question and am waiting for a response myself. I should have an answer shortly.
 

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Walt,

My understanding is that snaptravel.com is similar to RCI's Holiday Network program, and it is self-sustaining.

However, I will add that your subscription fees entitle you to certain benefits, including EV magazine, exchange privileges, and Extra Vacations/Last Call. As long as these are being provided as agreed, I am not in a position here to provide more details about RCI's revenue. Information for public consumption, including the company's annual report, is available at cendant.com.
 
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