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VIP Checkin Vistana Resort

CeeWoo

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We have one of the refurbed 2BR units in Fountains and are arriving in less than 2 weeks. I got a call last night from someone in owners services saying that as owners, we are now signed up for VIP checkin. We've never gotten that call before and have stayed there several times (we've owned for 17 years). Is this something new, quicker and worth while or is it a means of attempting to get us to commit to another sales pitch?

Our day will start at about 2AM in order to drive to Seattle and get there in time for flight checkin. We won't be getting to MCO until about 6pm, then pick up the rental car and probably not to the resort till close to 7:30. So we would probably not want to screw around much with delays at checkin. Would rather get to the room quick, go out for dinner and pick up groceries. And then probably relax for a while :D

Now I have to pay attention to Gustav ;)
 
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STEVIE

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Hi,
We did the VIP checkin last year. It was our first year of owners in the Cascades section. The checkin process was quick, but it is definitly a sales pitch. They get you to sign up for an owners update, but be prepared for an entire sales presentation. After about 3 hours, we spent another ten thousand dollars, go figure. I will never do an " owners update" again.
Sue
 

CeeWoo

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Thank you susgar.

If it speed up checkin' I'll stick with it (when we were there a couple years ago checkin took forever). It's surprising how much better I've become at "NO" over the years when someone tries to sign me up & sell me something LOL
 
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