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Travel Plans-where is everyone going

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I plan in advance and some of these trades were made over a year ago and some are weeks we own.

Jan/Feb 2016 3 weeks in Aruba at owned weeks La Cabana and Renaissance.
March 2016 NOLA first trip to NOLA. B&B two nights then 7 nights exchange
April 2016 2 weeks Weston Florida VV at Weston annual family trip.
September 2016 1 week(includes labor day W/E AC exchange Flagship resort
November 2016 9 days South Beach Miami exchange (includes Thanksgiving W/E) HGVS South Beach plus 2 extra nights hotel
December 2016 Nueva Vallarta Grand Luxxe 1 week exchange plus will add 2 nights hotel in PV for 9 nights total.
August 2017 - Killington Resort VT 1 week exchange never been to Vermont.

Almost forgot Just got back from great trip at Windjammer Landing St. Lucia. Two weeks at owned resort.

That's it for know so where is everyone else going???:banana::whoopie::)
 
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Nice work, Larry! Looks like you're enjoying a lot of time away.

We're going to the DC/Virginia/NC Outer Banks area for two weeks later this Spring. Part of it is at Wyndham Old Town Alexandria again (such a great location!) and the rest will be staying with friends and in motels. Gives us more flexibility to stay a day or two at a time as we go along.

Then in early Fall we're heading back to Hawaii for another two weeks - one week on Oahu in a military-owned Waikiki hotel next door to the Hilton Hawaiian Village, and the second week at our owned Kauai oceanfront timeshare.

Should make for a nice travel year for us. :clap:

We're making plans for a cruise to Alaska for Summer 2017.

Dave
 

jackio

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Very nice, Larry and Dave!
We have an April week at HGVC Seaworld in Orlando and hope to go to Wyndham Nashville in October. We have a week at the Manhattan Club in July. That's all for now.
 

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I think we'll go to Las Vegas a few times this year, although I am not sure of the dates yet. ;)

Fern
 

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No exchanges for us. Going to Smuggs week 23-using our assigned floater. Hoping to tack on a 2 day stay in Quebec City either before or after Smuggs depending on whether or not hubby can get off work.

Then week 30 and 31 at Smuggs and Pollard Brook and possibly somewhere for the XMAS weekend, but hubby's employer is messing things up by not giving the employees Monday, the 26th off!
 

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Unfortunately, my next trip is for work. All the way to Houston for a day and a
Half. After that I'll really start my countdown to Kauai. 40 days to go right now.
We'll be oceanfront at the Pono Kai. After that it won't be long and we'll head to
Florida for my daughters wedding. Was originally going to be in the Bahamas but
They thought more people may come if it was just in Florida where they live.
We have an exchange for Palm Beach Resort for that. It should be a fun week.
Their keeping everything small and low key.

After that, probably Vegas with my son. He owns at the Jockey Club. We have to
Set a date for that. We may do one more exchange to northern Wisconsin in the
Fall, Probably Telemark.

Busy year, should be fun!
 

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We'll be occupying our Waiohai the 1st and 2nd weeks of Feb 16 (traded MGR studio for 2nd week).
I just got my Marbella 2br trade (MGR) for Oct 16.
Windjammer or St Johns (MSJ,WSJ)
Costa Rica (Breezes?)
Italy (???)
Phuket
Austrailia
are all on deck!

Great review for WNJ!
 

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Just back from Chile. Off to a couple TS exchange weeks on the Mexican Riviera shortly. In May, cruise lap of the UK , w/Paris, Scotland & Ireland. Summer, TS week in Yellowstone. Summer & Fall are pretty perfect hereabouts, so we'll enjoy local stuff. Fishing, baseball, outdoor Shakespeare Theater, our downtown urban loft. Some new breweries/pubs to check out. We'll do a long weekend in Victoria BC with the Seattle family. I'm sure some opportunities for Fall/Winter 16/17 will present themselves. Thinking probably Maui in about a year, but nothing is carved in stone.

Jim
 

Deb from NC

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Heading to Grande Lodge at Peak 7 in Breckenridge (trade) on Feb 6. Can't wait...we have been there once before and love it! Then on to our home resort Old Town Alexandria in April. Wyndham Durango and Pagosa Springs in the fall, then to our beloved Port O Call on Hilton Head in November. We also have a few days at Seawatch Myrtle Beach in July. Looking forward to all :whoopie:
 

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I plan in advance and some of these trades were made over a year ago and some are weeks we own.

Jan/Feb 2016 3 weeks in Aruba at owned weeks La Cabana and Renaissance.
March 2016 NOLA first trip to NOLA. B&B two nights then 7 nights exchange
April 2016 2 weeks Weston Florida VV at Weston annual family trip.
September 2016 1 week(includes labor day W/E AC exchange Flagship resort
November 2016 9 days South Beach Miami exchange (includes Thanksgiving W/E) HGVS South Beach plus 2 extra nights hotel
December 2016 Nueva Vallarta Grand Luxxe 1 week exchange plus will add 2 nights hotel in PV for 9 nights total.
August 2017 - Killington Resort VT 1 week exchange never been to Vermont.

Almost forgot Just got back from great trip at Windjammer Landing St. Lucia. Two weeks at owned resort.

That's it for know so where is everyone else going???:banana::whoopie::)
Started off year at Lehigh Acres, next, March Sea Mist Cape Cod, April Worldmark Kingston Reef Orlando, June Hawaii via Seattle, July Port Charlotte Fl., August Lake Winnepisawkee, NH, October Calini Beach Resort, Siesta Key, Fl.

Timeshares are great!:whoopie:
 

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Mission work in Tanzania, Africa in July... Timeshare trade at Oahu and Kauai in November..... Dave
 

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Luanne

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Most of our travel this year is non timeshare travel.

We just got back from Vancouver, settled younger dd into an apartment as she's starting a Master's program at UBC.

End of this month cruise to the Caribbean leaving out of Houston. Will drive down and see some parts of Texas we haven't visited in the past.

March to Kansas City, MO for a clay show dh wants to attend. We'll also spend a few days with my sister and mom and celebrate Mom's 95th birthday. They live in Ozark, MO, which is between Springfield and Branson.

April is two weeks on the Big Island in the Kohala Suites. This is the only timeshare trip.

May might go back to Vancouver.

September/October - Boston and NYC

We will also try to fit a trip to Denver in there someplace.

Retirement is WONDERFUL! :whoopie:
 

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Luanne, it sounds like you are busier in retirement than when you were working!!
 

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Luanne, it sounds like you are busier in retirement than when you were working!!

Definitely, and loving every minute. :D
 

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No winter timeshare stays for us this year as we are in Belize for the winter (Jan.1 > Mar.31). We have a few points expiring at the end of May so we'll probably book a week within a days drive from home (NE USA) for sometime in late April or early May.

Our home resort week is spacebanked and we aren't sure if we'll make a trip to Florida with oldest DS & family for a couple of weeks or just what we'll do.

So many choices!

~Diane
 

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What a group!

Last year we were away about 25 weeks total, timeshares, road trips and tours.

This year,

Cape Canaveral timeshare week March, riverboat cruise Amsterdam and Belgium April, June timeshare trip to Lake Tahoe and then drive to Seattle, Myrtle Beach a week with the kids non timeshare, paying retail! in July.
September, a timeshare week in Greece.
 

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We only have one week booked, for this summer. We are taking the grandkids to Cranberry Resort, just north of Toronto, our home town. 2015 was a big travel year for us:
January to April- at our mobile home in Sebring, Florida
June- Holland with friends
August- Cranberry Resort with the grandkids
September- Las Vegas at The Grandview
October- Vietnam to see our son, DIL and grandbaby
November- 3 weeks at our mobile home in Florida

We are back in Florida for 3 months, after going home for a month over Chrismas.

We are really hoping that our kids in Vietnam will come home during the summer, otherwise we will have to go to Vietnam in the fall.

Life is great!

Dori
 

Timeshare Von

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TSVon's Travel Plans for 2016

Waikiki (work/conference) followed by a few days on Kauai later this month
New Orleans (vacation) in April
Las Vegas (work/conference) in June
Alaska (vacation) in July
Salt Lake City (work/conference) followed by a few days in Yellowstone NP
Washington, Idaho & British Columbia (vacation) Sept/Oct
 

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Love reading these!

I love reading about where folks are headed!

Feb 2016: Cold Spring Resort, Ashland, NH
April 2016: Jackson Gore Inn, Ludlow, VT
June 2016: Cold Spring Resort, Ashland, NH
August 2016: Silverleaf's Timber Creek, Desoto, MO
August 2016: Bethel Inn Resort, Bethel, ME
December 2016: Cold Spring Resort, Ashland, NH

Six weeks away...perfect!!! :)
 

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In February we head to New Zealand for 2 weeks, then Hobart Tasmania for a week, and then a week in Sydney. In April we spend a week in Windsor, CA for Patti's B'day. In May we spend 3 weeks in San Jose del Cabo. In August/September 3 weeks on Kaua'i. We finish our travels with our annual trip in Seaside for a week in November.
 

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Winter - timeshares
Belleair Beach Club, Belleair Beach ,Fl
Voyager Beach Club, Treasure Island, Fl
Marriotts Royal Palms, Orlando, Florida

Spring -timeshare
Jade Tree Cove, Myrtle Beach, SC

Summer -Jersey Shore

Fall -timeshares
Jade Tree cove, Myrtle Beach, SC
Marriotts Ocean Pointe, Palm Beach, FL
Hilton Miami beach, Fl

Winter - timeshares
Sunrise Bay Resort and Club, Marco Island, Fl
Matecumbe Resort, Islamorada , Fl

And if I'm lucky enough to get a spring week on Marco Island , Captiva or Sanibel I'm going.

Love timeshares, if you know how to work them, they work!
 

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Nov 2016 - 3 and considering 4 weeks in Kihei, Maui (airfare to come home on Thanksgiving Saturday is very expensive so might just have to stay another week :) ) Timeshare stay using RCI Points.
First time celebrating US Thanksgiving in the Islands

Hopefully our Canadian dollar will improve by then.
 
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WinniWoman

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I love reading about where folks are headed!

Feb 2016: Cold Spring Resort, Ashland, NH
April 2016: Jackson Gore Inn, Ludlow, VT
June 2016: Cold Spring Resort, Ashland, NH
August 2016: Silverleaf's Timber Creek, Desoto, MO
August 2016: Bethel Inn Resort, Bethel, ME
December 2016: Cold Spring Resort, Ashland, NH

Six weeks away...perfect!!! :)

How did you get into Jackson Gore? I have been trying to find a rental or an exchange into there for quite awhile and never came across anything.

Also, have you been to the Bethel Inn before? What is it like?
 

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How did you get into Jackson Gore? I have been trying to find a rental or an exchange into there for quite awhile and never came across anything.

Also, have you been to the Bethel Inn before? What is it like?

We're going to Jackson Gore for April break week. Last year, they were still skiing at Okemo during that week. We'll see what this winter brings! We don't care, really...just like to get away, and we've only been to Smuggs as far as VT goes. We exchanged in the very second I deposited...right at the 2 years out mark. We have a 2BR sleeps 10...one of the kids found the unit we're confirmed into on the Okemo Realty site, and it looks fabulous. :)

Yes, we've been to the Bethel Inn several times with Mom and Dad when they come to Maine to visit in spring or fall. And we did a long weekend there Memorial Day last year. It is decidedly not fancy, but we like the location. It's only an hour to Storyland or Santa's Village, there's fishing around for my husband, and it has a very large living room/dining room that the kids enjoy for board games/etc. We're really looking forward to trying it in "in season" this year!
 
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