Timeshare tips category | Winning the Timeshare Game - Part 5

Timeshare tips

  • 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...
  • 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...