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using staroptions for direct exchange

djp

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I undertand that using your staroptions at a svn resort that is not your home resort and renting the unit is against the rules. But is there any rule against using options and booking a resort that is not your home resort and doing a direct exchange? For instance I would have interest in a direct exchange with someone who owns dvc or a marriott in a location with no svn, and I imagine I would have more success getting that direct exchange for a 2br at wkorv or harborside (if I were able to get the reservation) than I would at my home resort-SMV. Is this ok to do, anyone out there done it?
 

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There is a recent thread about owners who have used Staroptions for an exchange, and they rented the week, with Starwood's blessing. So I can't imagine that they would care if you did a direct exchange with an "option week."
 
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