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Have you used this information to deed-back your DRI Timeshare?

  • Yes, DRI took back my DRI TimeShare (or DRI said they will take back my TS)

    Votes: 139 89.1%
  • No, DRI said they would not take back my TimeShare

    Votes: 17 10.9%

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As long as you have an active reservation- 2021 - they will do nothing with transitions.
Irrelevant -- it doesn't matter about a 2021 reservation. I'm excluded from Transitions because I bought on eBay.
 

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Irrelevant -- it doesn't matter about a 2021 reservation. I'm excluded from Transitions because I bought on eBay.
Correct! If you bought from a third party and not from the developer, which would be Diamond or from the company that Diamond purchased, you cannot participate in the Transitions program.
 

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Irrelevant -- it doesn't matter about a 2021 reservation. I'm excluded from Transitions because I bought on eBay.
Well, I don't mean to reply to you specifically here, but am just reporting in.

Today, I logged into Diamond and see that my membership has finally ended.

I applied for Transitions on July 5. Our '20 week's exchange vacation had been cancelled due to COVID, but Interval had provided a compensation certificate that I essentially used to rebook. Initially, I didn't think we were eligible, with a mid-Sept week outstanding, but the thought occurred to me in July that maybe we were. Anyway, I applied, and a month later received the approval letter and the paperwork. I wrote the deed agent
to see how long we had to send in the paperwork, and was told 60 days. So, we took our trip in Sept. in Sedona and stopped at a notary upon checking out and sent the forms along with the check back to deed agent. They got sent to Diamond by mid-Oct.,and it has taken this long for them finally to finalize things.

We had a low TDi week that didn't really make sense for us in the long run. I did manage to get some decent trades out of it, but we're
glad to be out, all things considered. I appreciate all those involved with this thread for the help in showing the way.
 
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I guess they changed their feedback program because about 6 or 7 years ago they took our Polo Towers week back and we had purchased it off eBay.

Irrelevant -- it doesn't matter about a 2021 reservation. I'm excluded from Transitions because I bought on eBay.
 

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I guess they changed their feedback program because about 6 or 7 years ago they took our Polo Towers week back and we had purchased it off eBay.
Not really sure how they would know where one bought a week except that it was bought on resale.
 

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I doubt they do. I was just surprised by the comment that chapjim made about not being eligible for the transitions program because he bought on eBay.
Not really sure how they would know where one bought a week except that it was bought on resale.
 

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I doubt they do. I was just surprised by the comment that chapjim made about not being eligible for the transitions program because he bought on eBay.
That's exactly right. eBay isn't the point, only that I didn't buy from DRI.
 

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That is interesting - they definitely changed their system then because we didn’t buy our resale week from DRI and we deeded it back to them. But, as I said, it was quite a few years ago.

That's exactly right. eBay isn't the point, only that I didn't buy from DRI.
 

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id certainly still suggest continuing to apply for transitions even with resale purchases...

eventually they have to come around as they are just pushing every resale buyer into default or a timeshare exit scam as those ownerships are impossible to sell or even give away in many cases.
 

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id certainly still suggest continuing to apply for transitions even with resale purchases...

eventually they have to come around as they are just pushing every resale buyer into default or a timeshare exit scam as those ownerships are impossible to sell or even give away in many cases.
Well, DRI is very clear now about an owner having to have to bought directly from them to be eligible for their Transitions program. Its not “loosey goosey”.
It’s spelled out pretty clearly on the owners website.
 

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no other way to pressure them into changing the policy...especially if the only other alternative is to default or fall victim to an upfront fee scammer.
 

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no other way to pressure them into changing the policy...especially if the only other alternative is to default or fall victim to an upfront fee scammer.
There will come a day...
 

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the industry has always been a bit slow to adapt to change such as this. but if you look back just a few years ago, NONE of these deedback programs existed.

covid certainly did not help things, and many resorts and developers are going to have huge losses for 2020....as well as continuing on thru 2021.
 
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