Owner Tips category | Winning the Timeshare Game - Part 2

Owner tips

  • What is Flexchange, and how can it help you?

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    If you're in II, you've probably seen a promo like "Featured Flexchange Destinations." So what is Flexchange? The simple answer is an exchange within 59 days of check-in. While accurate, that doesn't tell the whole story. There's a lot more [...] Continue...
  • How to use the RCI Deposit Calculator, and why

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    If you deposit your timeshare with RCI, of course you want to get the best possible exchanges with it. Unfortunately, many timeshare owners get less trading power than they could, and don't realize what they're missing out on. The good news [...] Continue...
  • Do timeshare owners get ripped off on cruises?

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    Have you ever used your timeshare to book a cruise? This option is available to many timeshare owners, and it seems like a great way to get a different sort of vacation. But are you getting ripped off if you do this? A new lawsuit charges just that. Continue...
  • All About Interval International Points

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    RCI Points are popular and well known. In comparison, Interval International's point system has been flying under the radar, and most people know little about it. There are key differences between Interval and RCI timeshare points systems [...] Continue...
  • RCI vs. Interval - Filtering and transparency

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    A lot of the questions I get are about RCI vs. Interval International, so I'm doing a series of blog posts discussing some key differences. This starts with a fundamental difference in how the two companies filter your results when searching [...] Continue...
  • RCI Platinum - Still worth it in 2014?

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    Last year, I wrote a popular post on RCI Platinum Membership - Is It Worth It?, analyzing the costs and benefits. In 2014, there are some significant updates to the program, so it's time to revisit it. If you're wondering whether Platinum is worth the [...] Continue...
  • Planning Ski Season, Timeshare Style

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    We just checked in at Grand Lodge on Peak 7, a fabulous ski-in, ski-out timeshare in Breckenridge, Colorado. It's lovely! Even better, we've booked 5 more ski weeks, too. It's all thanks to timeshares. Here's how we scored an amazing [...] Continue reading...