Owner Tips category | Winning the Timeshare Game - Part 4

Owner tips

  • Timeshare issues - The Blue Week Blues

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    One problematic issue in timeshares today is what I call the "Blue Week Blues". If you're an owner at a seasonal resort, or contemplating buying at one, then this could affect you. It all came about when well-intentioned but short-sighted people... Read article...
  • Timeshare deals - Bahamas and Portugal

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    Here are a couple of money-saving vacation deals, hot off the press. If you're into tropical islands and boats, there's a yacht club resort in the Bahamas you can get for an amazing price. If European culture is more your style, check out this cool place in Portugal...
  • Comparison shopping RCI and Interval International

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    As multi-timeshare owners, we're members of both RCI and Interval International (the 2 largest exchange companies). The downside of this is that we end up paying 2 membership fees. The upside is that we get to view both systems. This is where it gets interesting...
  • Why pay for 7 nights if you only need 2?

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    If you're planning a weekend getaway, why would you want to pay for a whole week? Intuitively, this doesn't make much sense, and for hotel stays it would be a huge waste of money. With timeshare vacations, though, this can be a useful strategy...
  • Timeshare deals this week - New York and Vail

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    We're always scanning the internet for great timeshare travel deals, and this week came up with a couple of top-notch destination specials for you. Whether your tastes run to big city excitement or stunning mountain scenery, there are amazing deals out right now.
  • All-inclusive fees can multiply your costs

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    If you're a timeshare owner who belongs to RCI, you've probably looked through the Extra Vacations. There are some real bargains! One thing to watch out for, however, is the all-inclusive resorts. The fabulous deal you see could turn out to be dramatically different...
  • February Special: Double exchanges with DAE

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    For the month of February, Dial An Exchange has a special offer running. If you deposit your week during February and meet certain conditions, then you get two exchanges. Your single deposited week gets you 2 exchange weeks! There are some restrictions...
  • 5 Ski Weeks - I'm Psyched!

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    We've got 5 weeks of ski trips booked at incredible prices this winter, thanks to working the rules of the timeshare game. We're already watching the weather station and ski reports daily, hoping for heaps of the white stuff to fall. Soon, I'll get to try out my new ski gear...