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Vidanta - RCI - now 1 in 3 rule ( was 1 in 4) some changes in resort fee structure- Nov 24 2022

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Vidanta has reduced the RCI 1 in xx rule from 1 in 4 / to 1 in 3
There also seem to be some resort fee revisions.

It is very recent - I noticed it this morning. Nov 24 -2022

One addition- I can currently only see Mayan Palace and Sea Garden resort codes.
I am not sure if this is a filter based on my Mayan Palace level ownership ( I cannot book above MP using RCI / per the Vidanta RCI restrictions) or
that Vidanta is revising the RCI listings for their other brands.

Happy Thanksgiving.
 

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Is anyone getting the idea that maybe Vidanta was being ridiculous with the fees?
 

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I suppose this is somewhat welcome for those who wish to exchange into Vidanta properties. I've only done it a few times (via RCI) and each time I got what I felt were the substandard unit locations. Parking lot views, etc. and along with aggressive sales force, they are not a high choice for a Mexican vacation.
 

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Is anyone getting the idea that maybe Vidanta was being ridiculous with the fees?

Vidanta has always been very cognizant of their goals :
IMO - as follows

1 ) Keep their resorts filled with happy vacationers
2) Have sufficient availability for their owners ( RTU / float ) especially in peak snowbird season.
3) Supply Vida Sales with new prospects.
4) Keep improving their resorts using the dollars gained from sales

They have regularly adjusted exchange filters as a result.
 
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