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Timeshare tips

  • RCI $199 Deals and Platinum Advantage

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    RCI is having a special sale on extra vacations, with more than 800 resorts available for just $199 for a week. If you aren't tied to peak season travel, there are some cool deals here. Platinum members of RCI get a special advantage. Read more...
  • Urban timeshares - New York City

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    When people think of timeshares, they tend to think about destinations like Orlando, Hawaii, or Las Vegas. What's less well known is that you can find timeshares in major cities, too - even the big apple, New York City. You can stay in a Manhattan timeshare [...] Continue...
  • Timeshare deals - $199 Las Vegas or New Orleans

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    How about $199 for a week at a Las Vegas resort, or the French Quarter in New Orleans? This works out to about $28/night for a 7-night stay - what a deal! You can also find Santa Fe, Puerto Vallarta, and more at that same bargain price. Here's the scoop... Read article
  • 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...
  • Can a resort block your timeshare sale?

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    When you buy a timeshare, you usually know that you'll want to sell it sometime in the future. But what if you find a buyer for it, then the resort won't allow your sale? Can they keep you stuck with it forever, paying those maintenance fees indefinitely? Continue...
  • 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...
  • Florida bill could make it harder to sell your timeshare

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    A bill that's currently in the works in Florida could make it more difficult to sell a timeshare you own in that state. The bill, known as HB 7025 was originally about timeshare details like foreclosure procedures and reserve calculations. Then at the last minute...
  • Paying a drug addict to sell your timeshare?

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    There are different ways to get rid of your timeshare, but you probably weren't planning to hire a drug addict to do it. I'd bet you also don't want to pay a convicted felon to help. Racketeering and grand theft are hardly the kind of background you'd want to see...
  • 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...