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Timeshare Traveler Episode 127... Which Hawaiian Island to Choose?


TUG Review Crew: Expert
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Feb 29, 2020
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Worldmark, Hilton, Westin, Marriott
After spending six months in Hawaii on Five Different Islands over the last year, I thought I would share my thoughts on how you could choose which Hawaiian island would be best for you. I tried to keep my biases out of the choices as best I could. The truth is that there is really no horrible choice... But maybe by reviewing this video you might decide which one is best for you.

I provide a summary of what I love about each island. I've stayed on Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and Hawaii. I also created a criteria to compare the islands and then ranked them from 1 (Best) to 5 (lowest). I've got a chart where I share my ranking and what goes into that. Lastly, I provide a list of how many timeshares by the three major brands (Marriott, Hilton, and Wyndham) that includes all of the recently purchased properties. Hope you Enjoy!!!

Timeshare Traveler Episode 127... Which Hawaiian Island to Choose?

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Aug 15, 2022
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Marbrisa (HGVC)
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Elara (by Hilton Club)
Great summary. My wife and I travel to Hawaii regularly, normally for 2 trips every year of 10-16 days each. That allows us to experience at least 2 different islands each time we visit. Agree entirely with your assessment that there is no horrible choice... we have had great experiences on all the islands. Your comparative chart and comments are most helpful for the occasional/first time visitors for setting expectations and selecting a destination that matches best with your interests. i.e. if you want to avoid crowds, don't go during the busiest season when large crowds go, if you want total immersion within tropical flora/fauna, stay at/visit the wet side of any of the islands. Your thoughts will help people to travel with more realistic expectations. Thanks for sharing.