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Forum: Hilton / HGVC December 2, 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,258
Posted By DaveC
The flash in the site is still not working with...

The flash in the site is still not working with Safari. I used Firefox and was able to retrieve some inventory but could not change my reservation to Park City. I tried to extend it by 2 days and...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 7, 2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,773
Posted By DaveC
Kevin posted that he got his through RCI with...

Kevin posted that he got his through RCI with HGVC points same as me.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 7, 2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,773
Posted By DaveC
I stayed at the Crane. It's very nice. The ac did...

I stayed at the Crane. It's very nice. The ac did not work in my unit but it was breezy enough that I didn't need it. The resort is away from everything. I should have gotten a car. There is a small...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC March 25, 2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By DaveC
I made an ongoing search but not it is not...

I made an ongoing search but not it is not working anymore. I need to cancel it but I can't access it at all. Is there any way to access the old site?
Forum: Hilton / HGVC February 9, 2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By DaveC
Checking their web site, it states "sleeps 2"....

Checking their web site, it states "sleeps 2". Maybe it doesn't have the sleeper sofa anymore. The 1 bedroom does say sleeps 4....
Forum: Hilton / HGVC February 9, 2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By DaveC
It's been a couple of years but there was a...

It's been a couple of years but there was a sleeper sofa. It would require moving some furniture to open that up in the small room though. I didn't seem to have enough drawers/closet space for my...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems February 3, 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By DaveC
I went back and unchecked every day except...

I went back and unchecked every day except saturday. I would have thought the date would already take care of that. So far, so good. No bad matches....but haven't got what I want just yet. thanks
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems February 2, 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By DaveC
RCI Ongoing Search - wrong date

I have an ongoing search in RCI for a week starting Aug 30. I have the check in range so the start and end are the same. But, I keep getting matches for weeks starting Aug 29 which is a Friday. I...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC January 6, 2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By DaveC
Yes, that's correct. It was $299 and was...

Yes, that's correct. It was $299 and was increased a couple of years ago.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC December 9, 2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,262
Posted By DaveC
The beach is not walkable from Bay Club. Don't...

The beach is not walkable from Bay Club. Don't bother with that little beach. Like everybody said, Hapuna Beach is the one you want. And, it can get windy there. One day I went there on a sunny day...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC November 9, 2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By DaveC
using club points

Is there any other way to use club points that is actually worth it? All of the options I have seen give extremely bad returns on club points. I have extra points and was wondering how best to use...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC October 27, 2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By DaveC
Last time I was there, I went snowmobiling (Good...

Last time I was there, I went snowmobiling (Good Times) and they had dogsledding too. 14 and under ride as passengers only with snowmobiles. Min age for dogsledding is 3 years according to web site -...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 25, 2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By DaveC
Sunrise 4 bed - premier vs plus

I was wondering if the premier is worth the points over the plus for the 4 bedroom suite at sunrise lodge. It seems like a lot of points for a top floor with a view, unless there is more i am...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 5, 2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,252
Posted By DaveC
Sometimes that happens to me too. Room types...

Sometimes that happens to me too. Room types disappear occasionally. Log back in a short while later and it will probably appear again.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 3, 2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,252
Posted By DaveC
Apparently, my problem was Safari. I can't log in...

Apparently, my problem was Safari. I can't log in anymore with that browser. Firefox works. Strange that this is happening after using Safari for so long. If they don't want to support it, display a...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 2, 2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,252
Posted By DaveC
Is it me? Or is the site getting worse? I have...

Is it me? Or is the site getting worse? I have more trouble logging in than ever before. They really need to fix this.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC July 11, 2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By DaveC
I used http://www.carrentalhawaii.com when I...

I used http://www.carrentalhawaii.com when I stayed at Waikoloa. Another one already mentioned is http://discounthawaiicarrental.com. On the big island, you really need a car rental. Parking is free...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC July 7, 2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,258
Posted By DaveC
I remember always seeing a gecko when I left my...

I remember always seeing a gecko when I left my room. Maybe that's why I didn't see anything else.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC July 6, 2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,258
Posted By DaveC
I didn't see any cockroaches at Kingsland or Bay...

I didn't see any cockroaches at Kingsland or Bay Club or heard of any in those resorts. Is this only a problem in HHV?
Forum: Hilton / HGVC June 2, 2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,611
Posted By DaveC
Carlsbadguy, I was thinking they did that. All of...

Carlsbadguy, I was thinking they did that. All of the sudden everything was gone and nothing at all was coming up. I'll concentrate on the Valdoro then.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC May 29, 2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,611
Posted By DaveC
At least we know there is inventory and it does...

At least we know there is inventory and it does get posted. Islander7, did you book using Revolution?
Forum: Hilton / HGVC May 25, 2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,611
Posted By DaveC
Sunrise Lodge online inventory

I saw some inventory a little while ago in Revolution. But now, there is absolutely nothing. Also, it's not listed at all in the Classic search. Is Sunrise Lodge inventory being put online? Or is...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC April 29, 2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,585
Posted By DaveC
Anyone have a recommendation for a couple...

Anyone have a recommendation for a couple category 7 stays before my points are worthless?
Forum: Hilton / HGVC April 28, 2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,585
Posted By DaveC
Wow!!! That is horrible. The Hilton in ocean city...

Wow!!! That is horrible. The Hilton in ocean city changed from category 7 to category 9 . So, 4 nights went from 145K to 260K points. What a ripoff! I can understand them making some changes but this...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC April 19, 2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By DaveC
Actually, Kona is a region on the big island....

Actually, Kona is a region on the big island. Kailua-kona is the town. Originally it was Kailua then kona was added to the name because the post office had a problem - there is another kailua on a...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC April 15, 2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By DaveC
It's free to borrow points so rescue them all.

It's free to borrow points so rescue them all.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC April 1, 2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,725
Posted By DaveC
It seems like all you need to decide is which...

It seems like all you need to decide is which resort in Orlando. You stated better season -> platinum, kids -> 2 bedroom, Orlando, once a year vacation. Will it be definitely only once a year? If you...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC March 31, 2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By DaveC
I sent an email asking what the commission would...

I sent an email asking what the commission would be.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC March 31, 2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By DaveC
What is the best way to sell silver weeks?

I have 2 silver 2 bedroom weeks [deleted]. They are worth 3500 points each. With the current market, these weeks are worth very little. Earlier this year I talked to Samuel who works with Seth Nock...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC March 25, 2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By DaveC
One small thing to remember is that when booking...

One small thing to remember is that when booking 5 days instead of a full week is that you don't get the midweek cleaning service. You can pay extra for it but it is not cheap. I forget how much but...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC March 19, 2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,190
Posted By DaveC
The others are correct. I am booked for November...

The others are correct. I am booked for November of this year to that resort. It is just north of Playa Del Carmen. There are several Grand Mayan resorts available via RCI.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC February 18, 2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By DaveC
option 1: Use RCI to schedule another trip next...

option 1: Use RCI to schedule another trip next year using the rest of 2013 and some of 2014.

option 2: Borrow some points for a weekend HGVC trip like Miami Beach.

option 3: Let the points...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC February 4, 2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By DaveC
I rented a Specialized Roubaix road bike when I...

I rented a Specialized Roubaix road bike when I was there for a few days. They had all kinds of bikes there. You will definitely see a few people on bikes. Also, I stayed at kings land and the bay...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC January 20, 2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,040
Posted By DaveC
Regardless of the "cycle" of replacement....

Regardless of the "cycle" of replacement. Housekeeping should report these things and they should be fixed. In addition, I'm sure there are periodic inspections of the units where these issues should...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC December 12, 2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By DaveC
If I have a small amount of extra points late in...

If I have a small amount of extra points late in the year, I use them for an RCI exchange. The fee to rescue points is not worth it and RCI lets you use the points over a longer period of time.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 19, 2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,486
Posted By DaveC
Hilton Honors lists it opening soon

http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/utah/hilton-grand-vacations-club-at-sunrise-lodge-SLCSEGV/index.html
Forum: Hilton / HGVC August 15, 2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By DaveC
We need a little more info. How many people? How...

We need a little more info. How many people? How many points are available? Any temperature preferences (warm or cold)? I find that the more expensive rooms are usually more available. For example,...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC July 25, 2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,322
Posted By DaveC
My last stay at Hilton Garden Inn, I got a room...

My last stay at Hilton Garden Inn, I got a room with a view on a quieter floor. My coworkers were put on the floor with the fitness room which was a little noisy at times. Also, I only expected 1...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC July 25, 2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,322
Posted By DaveC
Looks interesting. I have the regular amex card....

Looks interesting. I have the regular amex card. I would not be able to get to diamond but I got gold from the amex card. I don't know if I'll make it to gold again though. The weekend night, no...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC June 17, 2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,150
Posted By DaveC
I stayed in a 1 bedroom last year. From the...

I stayed in a 1 bedroom last year. From the pictures, it looks like they moved the dining room table out of the kitchen area and used a smaller table. In the first phase design, the dining table is...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC June 5, 2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By DaveC
Yes, a 7k platinum is better for your budget. ...

Yes, a 7k platinum is better for your budget.
Less maintenance fees is better unless you need a particular resort,
week, and/or number of bedrooms.
I got mine 1.5 years ago for $8300 but prices...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC June 5, 2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By DaveC
Here is another 10k points from ebay - it's 2...

Here is another 10k points from ebay - it's 2 weeks for a 2 bedroom.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/10-000-POINTS-HGVC-THE-LAS-VEGAS-STRIP-NEVADA-TIMESHARE-/230778093031

If you want to spend that...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC April 19, 2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By DaveC
I did a quick check at what a non-owner would pay...

I did a quick check at what a non-owner would pay by renting a studio. Parc soleil weekend non-holiday during platinum season is $133.88 a night. However, the AAA discount gets a non-owner down to...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC March 29, 2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,800
Posted By DaveC
The first time I went to Breck I rented a car...

The first time I went to Breck I rented a car because the SUV's were too expensive. After the first day, the car stayed in the garage. The next time I went to Breck I used CME. It was more convenient...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC March 26, 2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,969
Posted By DaveC
I have been there twice during ski season and had...

I have been there twice during ski season and had no trouble. As long as you are flexible and keep checking, you will be fine. Availability does seem to pop up as you get closer. But, I've been able...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC February 17, 2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By DaveC
I own at an affiliate, club regency marco island...

I own at an affiliate, club regency marco island in Florida. I don't believe that any have a limit. Club regency has increased significantly in the past few years. The owners vote on the board...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC December 24, 2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,508
Posted By DaveC
I may have missed this in the thread. But, if...

I may have missed this in the thread. But, if there was a need for such a device, why not an Amazon Kindle or something else that is cheaper? The kindle would be 2/5 of the price and do everything...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC December 22, 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By DaveC
I've always had a good experience with HGVC...

I've always had a good experience with HGVC reservation people on the few times I need to call. I use the online system most of the time but I appreciate the helpful people when I need to do certain...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC December 14, 2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,582
Posted By DaveC
I was just at Kingsland last month and they have...

I was just at Kingsland last month and they have a long way to go. They said that would open the rest of the road after the 2nd phase was complete.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC December 11, 2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,697
Posted By DaveC
I can't find it online. The link never worked for...

I can't find it online. The link never worked for me. I got mine in the mail. HGVC only links to the current guide at their website.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC December 7, 2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,697
Posted By DaveC
It seems all Club Intrawest properties have been...

It seems all Club Intrawest properties have been increased dramatically. Mexico, Palm Desert, and Canada. They even added a new level above platinum. Now, a holiday week will cost more than 2x as...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC November 13, 2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By DaveC
thanks. after it was done, it stayed off. I just...

thanks. after it was done, it stayed off. I just thought it was odd to turn on by itself especially when it was empty. Since, I was already surfing the tug forum earlier, I thought i would ask. I...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC November 12, 2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By DaveC
Kingsland tub air jets

I am at the Kingsland resort right now. I used the tub and now the air jets come on automatically after maybe 20 min and keep turning on. I am pressing the on/off button. Is there a timer feature...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC October 18, 2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,458
Posted By DaveC
Marco fees are up

The Club Regency of Marco Island, FL has increased fees again this year.
It goes up $40 to $50 every year.

2 bedroom pool view silver season:
2009 $781.82
2011 $867 estimate
2012 $915.74
...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 27, 2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,322
Posted By DaveC
You must "rescue" your points for this year into...

You must "rescue" your points for this year into next year - same fee. You will probably have to do this anyway because it shouldn't cost 5000 points for 4 nights "Deposit" is done ahead of time....
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 14, 2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By DaveC
I didn't think the current setup was that bad....

I didn't think the current setup was that bad. The survey just asks which bed you prefer. I never used the murphy bed in the old setup.

good-
bathroom was nice.
kitchen was full size with...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 4, 2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,406
Posted By DaveC
I think that I got 6x points with my regular...

I think that I got 6x points with my regular hilton amex....I'll have to double-check.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 4, 2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,406
Posted By DaveC
I think that I got 6x points with my regular...

I think that I got 6x points with my regular hilton amex....I'll have to double-check.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC September 3, 2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,496
Posted By DaveC
Is this going to be a hotel?

Is this going to be a hotel?
Forum: Hilton / HGVC August 30, 2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By DaveC
I am a member of HGVC which let's me use RCI...

I am a member of HGVC which let's me use RCI through HGVC's account. I see HGVC point values for weeks when logged into RCI. Would I need to have a "regular" RCI account? I have week 42 c103 and week...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC August 30, 2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By DaveC
Trading with SW florida property

I own at the club regency on marco island, FL. RCI lists my fixed 2 bedroom weeks as red season (4800 pts) but HGVC has them as silver (3500 pts). When trading using RCI, can I take advantage of my...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC August 18, 2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,194
Posted By DaveC
Can you deposit rescued points into RCI?

Can you deposit rescued points into RCI?
Forum: US - Hawaii Timesharing August 5, 2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 982
Posted By DaveC
Tour discounts

I found some discount tour companies on the web and was wondering if anyone had any experience with booking through a 3rd party. bigislanddiscount.com, oahudiscount.com, saveontourshawaii.com,...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC March 26, 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By DaveC
rental using HGVC

Club Regency of Marco shows on their website that HGVC can rent out your units for a 35% commission. Does anybody know more about this?

http://clubregency.hgvc.com/pages/Villa_Rentals.html
There...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC March 15, 2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 759
Posted By DaveC
Fiesta Americana Grand

The beginning of the member guide mentions the Fiesta Americana Grand but none of the Grand hotels are listed with the others. Can we get reservations with the Fiesta Americana Grand with our club...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC January 15, 2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,834
Posted By DaveC
ok thanks. That's helps a lot. Seems like I would...

ok thanks. That's helps a lot. Seems like I would be better off getting a 1 bedroom if I want a better room.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC January 14, 2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,834
Posted By DaveC
Parc Soleil Studio Plus ?

What is the difference between a studio and a studio plus at Parc Soleil. The description is very vague. I'm assume the studio penthouse has the best view so the studio plus must have something else....
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