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Star Options or Star Points?

PHILIPC56

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When you buy a resale at Sheraton Vistana Villages, do Star Options or Star Points transfer with it? I have conflicting opinions from 2 sources. Please advise.
Thanks,
Philipc56
 

Ken555

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Which section are you buying? See the FAQ for this forum, which states:

8) What do Mandatory and Voluntary mean?
a. If a resort is Staroption "Mandatory," it means that when the week is sold to a new owner (resale) the Staroption value of the week transfers to the new owner, and the new owner has the right to exchange his timeshare in the Starwood Vacation Network. These resorts are Staroption Mandatory:

* Harborside at Atlantis
* Vistana Villages (except Amelia & St. Augustine)
* Westin St. John (except Bay Vista)
* Westin Ka'anapali & Westin Ka'anapali-North
* Westin Kierland Villas

b. If a resort is Staroption "Voluntary," it means that the Staroption value of the week DOES NOT transfer to the new owner when it is resold, and the new owner DOES NOT have the right to exchange his timeshare in the Starwood Vacation Network.​
And, StarPoints never are included with a resale purchase. You need to requalify the ownership to get StarPoints.
 

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Ken is right. StarPoints (their hotel program) NEVER come with a resale purchase. So no conflicting info is possible.
 

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welcome to tug! :hi: for more info. about how starwood works see the faq at the top of the board.
 

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How do we re-qualify the timeshare to get the Starpoints?
You have to buy a second timeshare at full price from the developer. See the Requalifying info. in the Owner Resources sticky at the top of the board for all the details.
 
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