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Trying to exchange Marriott Aruba Surf Club for something in Europe


TUG Member
Jun 14, 2005
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I checked TUG exchange listings. They are very meager for Europe. I have [a strong trading timeshare]. Where would you recommend I look/post to try to exchange for week 32 (August 16) in Europe? Thanks for your help.
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Dave M

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Jun 16, 2004
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Sun City Hilton Head, SC
Trying for a direct exchange with someone else is a shot in the dark.

By far, your best chance is to put in an ongoing exchange request with II. August is a tough time to get a Europe exchange, but it's still worth a try. Use "Request First" exchange method to retain your week until an acceptable exchange is confirmed. That leaves your other options open.

One of those other options, including using your week, is to try the Marriott direct exchange site at www.OwnerTrades.com . It's run by a TUGger.

In the future when seeking a difficult exchange, be sure to put your request into II at least a year in advance.