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This account does not have enough eligible benefits to complete the requested transaction.

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"This account does not have enough eligible benefits to complete the requested transaction."

Anybody figured out what this means? It's not points. I've got lots of available points.

It might be RARP. I'm trying to book a little outside of the ten month window and maybe I've exhausted my quantity of RARPs. Benefits Summary tracks RARP points (I have lots) but not RARP count.
 

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It could also be that the resort isn’t one available for RARP. IIRC, eligibility for RARP is indicated by an asterisk in the listing somewhere in the directory.
 

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It could also be that the resort isn’t one available for RARP. IIRC, eligibility for RARP is indicated by an asterisk in the listing somewhere in the directory.

Could be. But the way the notice reads is that there is an eligible benefit but I don't have any left, which could well be nothing but another example of Wyndham's imprecise drafting.
 

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Could be. But the way the notice reads is that there is an eligible benefit but I don't have any left, which could well be nothing but another example of Wyndham's imprecise drafting.
I’d call it glaringly bad drafting rather than imprecise.
 

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So frustrating. Wyndham has some real issues with IT.
 

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I looked again; on the desktop web-app, the RARP reservations left are tracked on the right hand side, rather than as part of the list of entitlements. On the mobile web app, it is at the bottom of the list of entitlements.

Jim, does it appear in either of those places for you?
 

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I looked again; on the desktop web-app, the RARP reservations left are tracked on the right hand side, rather than as part of the list of entitlements. On the mobile web app, it is at the bottom of the list of entitlements.

Jim, does it appear in either of those places for you?

Well, I'll be! There it is!

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I need to pay more attention to RARPs. In retrospect, I'm sure I used some where I didn't need to -- reservations made at 11 months that easily could have waited until ten months. Now I'm out for the rest of the year (but I'm pretty fully booked for the rest of the year, too!).
 

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IIRC, if you cancel an RARP reservation, you get the “benefit” added back to your account. So if you still have some of the reservations you made in RARP and there is availability in the same unit types for the same dates, you could cancel and rebook them to restore the benefit count for future use. While you’re fully booked for 2024, it might make a difference for 2025 bookings since they’re expended at booking like reservation transaction benefits (i.e., you use a 2024 RARP for a 2025 vacation if it’s booked in 2024; you can’t use a 2025 RARP because you can’t borrow them).
 

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IIRC, if you cancel an RARP reservation, you get the “benefit” added back to your account. So if you still have some of the reservations you made in RARP and there is availability in the same unit types for the same dates, you could cancel and rebook them to restore the benefit count for future use. While you’re fully booked for 2024, it might make a difference for 2025 bookings since they’re expended at booking like reservation transaction benefits (i.e., you use a 2024 RARP for a 2025 vacation if it’s booked in 2024; you can’t use a 2025 RARP because you can’t borrow them).

Good stuff! I recovered three RARPs. Two of them were at Lake Marion in South Carolina, a place where we often stop on the way down/up I-95, but a place where there is absolutely no reason to burn RARPs. The third was a two-week reservation at Governor's Green in February 2025. Also, no reason to burn a RARP that time of year.

I'm pretty well booked through May 2025 but the RARPs may be useful booking in the summer of 2025.

Thanks!
 

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Great to get confirmation that I'm adding value! Thanks!
 

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I just converted an ARP to a SRP and swapped them out to using my 1 Resale contract points. I set my calendar when it is time to switch them. I do this for reservation I know I am likely not going to cancel and there is also a high likelihood there will be no rebooking opportunities.
 

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I just converted an ARP to a SRP and swapped them out to using my 1 Resale contract points. I set my calendar when it is time to switch them. I do this for reservation I know I am likely not going to cancel and there is also a high likelihood there will be no rebooking opportunities.
I do much the same thing -- use resale points when I book the largest or only unit available (2BR at Royal Vista or Orlando International) or when an upgrade might be available but not a big priority. Best example is Lake Marion, which has only 2BR and 3BR units, but we're only there for two or three nights.
 
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