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I can't remember from my numerous owner updates what the cost is for the SVN membership fee if you own multiple weeks in mandatory resorts. I just bought a resale week. I know it is full price for the first week; isn't there a cost reduction for subsequent weeks? I couldn't find anything in the stickies regarding breakdown of SVN membership fees. TIA for the info.:wave:
 

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~39 for week two and free after a certain number of weeks.

As the primary week fee went up this year I imagine week 2 fees also went up.
 

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It's approximately $140 for the first week, $40 for the second week, and "free" thereafter.

It varies a couple of percent depending on in which state(s) the TS's are located.
 

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I have three units and they say for membership fee: 45.00, 39.00 and 0.00?! :ponder:
 

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It's approximately $140 for the first week, $40 for the second week, and "free" thereafter.

It varies a couple of percent depending on in which state(s) the TS's are located.

This is what I pay.
 

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The SVN fees are stated in the footnotes on the budget statement that make up our MFs. The amounts are discussed in the MF thread. The SVN Fees are taxed for HI resorts.
 

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From the MF statements for my WKORV:

Club Dues include the SVN Membership Fee. The fee for single-week Owners is $145.83 ($140 SVN Fee + Hawaii tax). For multi-week Owners it is $192.71 ($185 SVN Fee + Hawaii tax). In addition, international (non-U.S.) Owners are charged $25 for the international Owner fee.

So, that's $140 for one unit or $185 for multiple units, plus Hawaii taxes if the unit is in Hawaii...

And Canada doesn't seem to be included in "non-U.S."
 
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Interesting... for owners of multiple weeks in Hawaii and on the mainland, it would be beneficial for their SVN memberships to be associated with non-Hawaii weeks to avoid the tax. My SVN fees are associated with the first 2 units I bought. I wonder if it is possible to associate the fees with different units after the fact.
 

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Interesting... for owners of multiple weeks in Hawaii and on the mainland, it would be beneficial for their SVN memberships to be associated with non-Hawaii weeks to avoid the tax. My SVN fees are associated with the first 2 units I bought. I wonder if it is possible to associate the fees with different units after the fact.

I told SVN what units I wanted my fees applied to. This was done after the fact when I realized I was being charged fees in more than two units. I don't own HI units, so I don't know if there is a way to avoid the tax by reallocating the fees to non HI units.
 

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I told SVN what units I wanted my fees applied to. This was done after the fact when I realized I was being charged fees in more than two units. I don't own HI units, so I don't know if there is a way to avoid the tax by reallocating the fees to non HI units.

I've tried to have mine reassociated twice, but both times it's ended up staying/going back to the first two purchased...

I've heard rumors about the ability to do this might be directly related to the amount of NaCl in your makeup.
 

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It is correct that the SVN fee is based on 1st two SVO VOIs purchased (if SVN fee is applicable). It cannot be changed - at least when I tried (but perhaps not salty enough...)

What is not being discussed is the the SVN fees (%-wise) continues to increase significantly w/o any approval, control or influence by those being charged this MANDATORY fee, and one cannot opt out (just not opt in for a SVN Voluntary VOI).
 

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It is correct that the SVN fee is based on 1st two SVO VOIs purchased (if SVN fee is applicable). It cannot be changed - at least when I tried (but perhaps not salty enough...)

There must be a way to do it -- I'm sure they would figure out how to reassign the fee if I sold my 1st VOI!

What is not being discussed is the the SVN fees (%-wise) continues to increase significantly w/o any approval, control or influence by those being charged this MANDATORY fee, and one cannot opt out (just not opt in for a SVN Voluntary VOI).

Yes, it is frustrating that it increases just about every year and there's no real insight into what it is for. I fixed the problem by making it a smaller % of my annual MF commitment (read: bought more VOIs)! :D
 

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Yes, it is frustrating that it increases just about every year and there's no real insight into what it is for.

Profit for SVO, of course.

Every company is loving the "extra fees for what is/used to be included or you can't figure out what it's for" concept (hotel resort fees, tons of different airline fees, additional banking fees in "unlimited" accounts, etc).

I fixed the problem by making it a smaller % of my annual MF commitment (read: bought more VOIs)! :D

It's round-off error.

My pet gripe right now, as the last of the MF bills arrive, is currency exchange fluctuations. In the last 5 years, our MFs (in USD) have gone up 14% (not too bad, ~3%/yr is "OK"), but bottom line for us is that they've gone up 48% :eek: (in CAD) over the same time period, which is just downright frightening at ~10%/yr...
 

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My pet gripe right now, as the last of the MF bills arrive, is currency exchange fluctuations. In the last 5 years, our MFs (in USD) have gone up 14% (not too bad, ~3%/yr is "OK"), but bottom line for us is that they've gone up 48% :eek: (in CAD) over the same time period, which is just downright frightening at ~10%/yr...

That is horrifying. Not to mention the cost of flying to all those destinations...
 

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My pet gripe right now, as the last of the MF bills arrive,


I haven't gotten either of my MF bills. I am not surprised with the WSJ since I just acquired it resale, but nothing from SVV. I keep checking MSC since so many have been discussing their MF bills. Mine just shows projected fees for next year, with $0.00 due, due date N/A. I have received nothing in the mail.
 

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I haven't gotten either of my MF bills. I am not surprised with the WSJ since I just acquired it resale, but nothing from SVV. I keep checking MSC since so many have been discussing their MF bills. Mine just shows projected fees for next year, with $0.00 due, due date N/A. I have received nothing in the mail.

I think they will be arriving soon. I got an email this week reminding me I did not sign up for paperless billing. And they were getting ready to mail them.
 
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