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So I did it again, It was too good to pass on

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So I did it again, not my intention. It just happened. It was just too good to pass on.

I am in the process of reducing my timeshare portfolio, yes I started, because we don’t travel as much as we use to, we don’t trade as much as we did because we have acquired and know where we like to go.

So what did I do? I just went into contract on another timeshare. Why? Because the price was great and it will allow me to have 3 weeks straight in Old Key West instead of 2.

Small Downside my first 2 weeks are at the same resort, same unit, this one is at a different resort.

This was a hard decision. Initially we weren’t going to get it. Our thoughts were lets find homes for what we won’t use and when we are done we will look for the same week again.

We ended up going to lunch at a place next door to the timeshare, actually our best meal this time and then went over. We have visited before, so we knew the resort but we couldn’t get past the resort was so nice. I never saw a great price at this resort and with the higher price and higher maintenance fees I never purchased there.

Now the price was great plus the unit is a lockoff so the maintenance fee is ok as I can rent the studio or trade it in II.

Oh where did I buy, not my beloved Banyan but at Coconut Beach Resort. In Old Key West too but feels so different. It is on the water in a quiet section of Old Key West but still close enough to all.

Now if I ever get real lucky the same unit at Coconut Beach Resort will become available the week after at a great price. Did I really say that. Yep I did!
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Nice! Let me know when you own it. I'm looking for a Spring 2021 rental in Key West. For real. ;)

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Nice find, I know the feeling . We keep saying we are done but our actions prove otherwise.

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Congratulation, sound liked a good decision for you. Enjoy
 

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Use it in good health!!
 

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I stayed at the Coconut Beach Resort a number of years ago and liked it and its location. As it will be your week three in Key West, it should be perfect as it is away from the Duval Street hustle and bustle which will allow you to wind down before going homw...

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I am trying to downsize my portfolio too, but we went to the beach (Treasure Island, Fl) and I loved the area.
Got an exchange for December ( first week) to Treasure Island Beach Club, different resort but same beach we stayed over NYE. DH doesn’t love the beach but goes because I like it. I’m thinking of going every year but not going to buy another timeshare unless, like you, I find something to good to pass up. Congratulations!
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Congratulations. I understand. Little gems keep appearing so my portfolio keeps growing instead of dwindling.
 

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Congrats, I’m so very happy for you. Owning in Key West is truly the better way to go. So awesome that you get to spend 3 consecutive weeks in KW.
 

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Many Congrats to you!! LOL! I understand what happened. I now own 5 weeks in another country, just COULD NOT pass up the opportunity on # 5!! ENJOY your 3 weeks of heaven!!
 

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OMG! I don't believe it! Well- Congrats! I am sure this was right for you- you went with your gut! Enjoy!
 

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three weeks in Key West - nice
I'd be happy with one week. (during winter)

heck, I'll settle for one week during winter in Homestead
 
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Good for you guys! Three weeks in Key West sounds like a dream. Are these winter weeks?
 

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Congrats, the Keys are awesome, especially new years and January/February. Enjoy.
 

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Good for you guys! Three weeks in Key West sounds like a dream. Are these winter weeks?
We have two in the winter, weeks 3 and 4 which we just left and these three will be from week 45-47. Now looking for a week 2 or 5.
 

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Well Done
I understand they are working on a vaccine for the timeshare buying disease but it is proving more difficult than they expected.:clap::)
Your in my club
 

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We have two in the winter, weeks 3 and 4 which we just left and these three will be from week 45-47. Now looking for a week 2 or 5.

Wait- How many weeks do you have? You have weeks 3 and 4 in the Keys. What week is this new Keys week you got? And of which are these weeks 45-47 that you speak of and where?
 

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Well Done
I understand they are working on a vaccine for the timeshare buying disease but it is proving more difficult than they expected.:clap::)

Your in my club

Yes
The disease is highly communicable and can be transmitted by internet contact
(Based upon my wife's reactions not nearly as much risk of transmittal by personal contact)
 
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Wait- How many weeks do you have? You have weeks 3 and 4 in the Keys. What week is this new Keys week you got? And of which are these weeks 45-47 that you speak of and where?
I have way too many weeks. I am already working on lowering my ownership.

All these weeks, 3,4 and 45-47 are in key west, 47 was the new one.

It seems as we get older we like staying in one location longer instead of going to a different resort/area each week.
 
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