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stjohn's exchange.... how easy

tinkerbell2

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We are planning to go to St John in June ( week of 20 or 27th ). How easy will it using staroptions ... even if it is the slow season, is it realistic to think we'll get a 3BR villa

Thanks
 

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We are planning to go to St John in June ( week of 20 or 27th ). How easy will it using staroptions ... even if it is the slow season, is it realistic to think we'll get a 3BR villa

Thanks

Unfortunatley it is not realistic. I would be open to all villa types that will satisfy your group.
 

mariawolf

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I would say slim to none particularly if you are only open to that one week--St John and Harborside are the two toughest trades and the best way to succeed is to be extremely flexible.
 

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Unlikely

The true "slow season" in St John is late September through October. Anytime school is out is a "busy season" in St John. Now that the new Bay Vista buildings are open, and possibly not sold out, you might have a chance with an internal StarOptions exchange. We've been owners there for 10 years in the 3 bedroom pool villas and only the first year or two were we able to even successfully shift our week within in our season. We've never been able to switch to a lower/summer week.

We are going Thanksgiving week this year, but only after being on the waiting list for 10 months and taking a Bay Vista unit rather than our owned/preferred Virgin Grand unit. We did have them note in the reservation that we own VG and would prefer one of those villas; our only hope is someone who's renting arrives and gets an unrefurbished unit and wants a "newer" unit.

Lori
 

LisaRex

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3 bdrm is highly unlikely.

I nabbed a 2 bdrm platinum plus exchange (Jan 30-Feb 6, 2009) by calling at exactly 9 months out at 9am Eastern time. Note that I got a Fri/Fri exchange.

Don't count out Friday and Sunday check-ins as I'm sure Saturday is the most popular.

Good luck!
 

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Just so you know, it's St. John - no "s"
 

Fletcher921

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Yeah - St. John's is in Canada - quite a different dress code that far north!!
 
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