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Why can't I make reservation?

mtu75075

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Question for the knowledge bank: I tried to make my reservation online for home resort booking. West 57th and Seaworld. Availability comes up with green bar, but when I try to reserve, it does not allow me to book using my points. Is there something I just don't understand? Thanks in advance.
 

Talent312

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I think that you'll need to be a bit more specific...
-- When is your proposed stay? Are you within the home-resort reservation window?
-- What points are you using? Your 2012 point-allotment, or banked or borrowed points?

There's also the option of calling HGVC to get an answer from the horse's mouth.
 

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fwiw, I discovered recently that you cannot borrow points to make a home resort period reservation.

(I had to change a 9 month out non-home resort reservation by cutting back the number of days to get some points back, then book my 12 month home resort reservation, then change my non-home reservation adding back the cut days by borrowing.)
 

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I figured it out

Called HGVC to find out. Apparently, on West 57th, I can only reserve during "Home Resort" time frame (9 months out). If I want to reserve in the "Home Week" time frame (12 months out), my home week (original purchase week) must be the Home Week time frame. In other words, if I want to reserve West 57th for next December, my registered week of purchase must be in the winter weeks. I guess I misunderstood my reservation rights.

As for Seaworld, there is no Home Resort time frame. I can reserve all the way through the "Club" time frame, but still limited in reserving for Home Week time frame unless my purchase was registered for the winter weeks.
 

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When running into stumbling blocks like this, it always pays to re-read the "rules" (HC/NY has its own section). I've done so at least six times now.
 
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Adrienne

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MTU, I don't think the registered week of purchase has anything to do with it.

I THINK what they mean is that that if you want to reserve the type/size unit on your deed, for one week... that you need to do that 9-12 months in advance. It doesn't matter which month.
 
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