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Forum: Marriott Resort System April 25, 2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By DavidW
Thanks. We're looking forward to it. Traded our...

Thanks. We're looking forward to it. Traded our Newport Coast.
Forum: Marriott Resort System April 25, 2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By DavidW
Headed to St. Thomas

At Frenchman's Cove next month for the first time.

Getting a car at the airport, good idea?
Or is there car rental at the Marriott?
Is parking a hassle everywhere?
Groceries nearby?
Other...
Forum: Starwood Vacation Ownership April 23, 2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By DavidW
We'll be there end of March. I know it's no...

We'll be there end of March.

I know it's no predictor of availability, but Princeville is not sold out yet, is it?
Forum: Starwood Vacation Ownership April 23, 2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By DavidW
Princeville at 8 mos. for Spring-break?

Anyone have experience or an idea if we will have trouble getting this? Planning now, don't know if I should get air awards now or wait till we secure the trade which won't be till July.
Forum: US - Hawaii May 2, 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By DavidW
Maui in Feb, when do you buy air?

Used miles this past year, will buy airfare for next. Traveling from Chicago, fares are high now. Experience of when to buy?
Forum: Starwood Vacation Ownership March 11, 2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By DavidW
WKORV painting trip

Stayed in a studio at the WKORV-N a couple of weeks ago during the Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational. Went to watch some great artists who come to Maui annually to paint, and had time to paint...
Forum: Travel Info October 7, 2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By DavidW
London in August?

We're considering London and the UK countryside for next August. It fits our family schedule best, but I've been advised it's the worst time to go because Europe is on holiday and everything is...
Forum: US - Western March 11, 2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,854
Posted By DavidW
Thanks for the info. We'll be at the Hyatt last...

Thanks for the info. We'll be at the Hyatt last of March too.
Forum: Starwood Vacation Ownership March 11, 2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,538
Posted By DavidW
DavidnRobin, yes, that was Anini beach. I only...

DavidnRobin,
yes, that was Anini beach. I only had a chance to paint along the North shore. I can't wait to go back and do more.
Forum: Starwood Vacation Ownership March 10, 2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,538
Posted By DavidW
I was there too.

Came home March 1. Loved the resort. Stayed in a studio, second floor at the ocean end of building 2. Slight OV through the trees. Not a great weather week, but I was there to paint. Would like to go...
Forum: Starwood Vacation Ownership March 10, 2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By DavidW
Harborside at 7 months?

Considering Harborside for next Spring break. Last time I tried, a few years ago, couldn't get it. Anyone else able to trade at 7 months?
Forum: Travel Info March 4, 2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By DavidW
Strategy for Orlando travel at Christmas?

We've booked Disney for the week of Christmas. Traveling from Chicago, I'm looking for a strategy to plan for the best air prices. I have FareCast set up to alert me when costs drop for flights to...
Forum: Starwood Vacation Ownership January 25, 2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By DavidW
I own at South and stayed at North last year. It...

I own at South and stayed at North last year. It was great.

I think only the studio units don't have the full oven.

As far as view, I was told the best go to whoever booked their res. sooner....
Forum: Exchanging September 26, 2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By DavidW
Direct Exchange contract/form

Is there a direct exchange basic contract or form on TUG or anywhere else someone is aware of?
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems April 2, 2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By DavidW
We took the Hyatt's boat to there "private"...

We took the Hyatt's boat to there "private" island beach. It was OK, a nice little ride across Estero Bay. We saw dolphins and an eagle swoop down and grab a fish. But I too want to be able to walk...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems April 1, 2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By DavidW
Just back from Coconut Plantation

We just did a preview at the Hyatt Coconut Plantation in Bonita Springs. Very nice. Wonderful pool and lazy river, our kids loved it. The pool area was never crowded with only 3 of the 14 proposed...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems March 16, 2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By DavidW
Hyatt Coconut Plantation

We're heading there next week for a preview. Kids will want to visit their beach, what's it like? Chairs, restrooms? I read a negative review--long time to get there, not clear water. Is it on Estero...
Forum: Marriott Resort System September 17, 2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By DavidW
I'm interested in knowing about Ko Olina too. ...

I'm interested in knowing about Ko Olina too.

Bill, your link is to Waiohai.

Dave
Forum: Marriott Resort System August 21, 2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By DavidW
We were just there last week. We like Duke's on...

We were just there last week. We like Duke's on Huntington Beach. We ate at Tommy Bahama's too. Wanted to try the Chart House in Dana Point for the sunset views, but didn't have a chance.
Forum: Marriott Resort System July 17, 2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By DavidW
Newport Coast questions

Haven't been back in a couple of years.
Do they run shuttles down to the beach and to Laguna Beach?
Did you have luck with a room request a few weeks ahead?
Is there Kid's club or activities?
...
Forum: About the Rest of TUG January 30, 2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By DavidW
Thanks! I knew it was here somewhere.

Thanks! I knew it was here somewhere.
Forum: About the Rest of TUG January 30, 2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By DavidW
Isn't there a "What to do..." advice section?

I'm traveling to S. California. Isn't there a place on TUG for advice on things to do when you're on vacation?
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting August 23, 2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By DavidW
Ebay classified ads

I just noticed Classifieds when I went to see what timeshares were up for auction. Is this new? How do you list them? Does it require being verified or anything? I did a little hunting around in the...
Forum: Travel Info August 11, 2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By DavidW
Any O'hare experiences today?

We're traveling tomorrow, wondering how security is today.
Forum: US - Western July 18, 2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By DavidW
Sheraton Mountain Vista

We will be at Mountain Vista in August for the first time. Room request suggestions? Activities? How far to town, restaurants?

Thanks
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems June 12, 2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By DavidW
Westin TS coming to Aruba

New publicity release:

Starwood Hotels & Resorts (ticker: HOT, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N)) News Release - 6/12/2006

Luxury Award-Winning Resort in the Caribbean to Become The Westin...
Forum: Marriott Resort System May 30, 2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By DavidW
Re: Newport Coast owners help please

I've owned at NCV for 3 years (bought resale) and have gotten the summer week I wanted every year by calling 12 mos. ahead.
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems May 23, 2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,579
Posted By DavidW
Re: Current pricing/incentives at WKORVN

Do you know what every-other-year pricing is?
Forum: US - Western May 4, 2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By DavidW
Re: New Sedona TS

That looks like it. I stood right at the edge of the creek there last week painting. There was no sign of civilization within sight. It's to bad they're not really going to "Preserve" it.
Forum: US - Western May 2, 2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By DavidW
Re: New Sedona TS

That doesn't sound like it. The property I saw is at the North end of uptown. I think it's Art Barn road. What's there now is an RV park.
Forum: US - Western April 30, 2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By DavidW
New Sedona TS

Just back from the Fairfield Sedona and while at the Sedona Art Center heard about a new resort being built next door by the creek. The current RV/trailer park residents are to vacate by May 31....
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems February 15, 2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By DavidW
WKORV Kid's club

Has anyone used the Kid's club at WKORV? Is it available every evening?

Thanks
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems February 15, 2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By DavidW
I was a little surprised that we were able to get...

I was a little surprised that we were able to get a one night stay in a 1-bedroom, before our week at the end of March with Staroptions at 90 days.
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting February 1, 2006, 02:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,768
Posted By DavidW
Westin St. John on ebay

I had been watching this auction. It seemed like it might have been a bargin, but ended up going for $18,600. A good price for a summer 2-bedroom?
...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems January 23, 2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,639
Posted By DavidW
Sheraton Mountain Vista

We will be heading to Mountain Vista this summer. Staying in a premium 1-bedroom. Anyone have room request suggestions, a resort map or advice on things to do, dining, etc.?

Thanks
Forum: Marriott Resort System August 11, 2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,624
Posted By DavidW
I started calling at 8 am (central time) while...

I started calling at 8 am (central time) while online at the same time. Trying to get check-in for Saturday, August 12 next year at MNCV. I got to a CS rep at 8:02 (before the response was returned...
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