Timeshare Users Group Forums
TUG Links external to TUG BBS:    TUG Home| TUG Resort Databases| Marketplace | TUG Help | Advice | Join TUG  

Timeshare Users Group Bulletin Board
Go Back   Timeshare Users Group Forums > Search Forums
Log into the TUG BBS:

GLOBAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
TUG Turns 20 Years Old! Read More

Free Timeshare Exchanges on TUG! View current exchanges!

Free TUG Newsletter! Sign up today!

TUG Banner Travels the World! Follow the Banner!

Showing results 1 to 40 of 51
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: wilmark
Forum: Exchanging January 1, 2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,566
Posted By wilmark
Why points are not available before 10 months

At 12-13 months only owners of a particular week at a particular can access the inventory and there should be no RCI fee to reserve.

At 11-12 months only owners in points at a particular resort...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting December 31, 2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By wilmark
Thanks! I appreciate the time.

Thanks! I appreciate the time.
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting December 31, 2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By wilmark
Thanks. I was fiddling with the options with home...

Thanks. I was fiddling with the options with home resort and home resort and home group - where in my case they are all the same as there is only one resort in my group - but it does show inventory...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting December 31, 2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By wilmark
Thanks - i guess i havent really considered...

Thanks - i guess i havent really considered reserving my own ts - the only thing is that it has to be done for so far in the future.
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting December 31, 2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By wilmark
Advice on Cheap TS (Mtce esp)

I am thinking of buying a cheap TS to maintain my RCI points membership - one with the lowest possible cost/ and maintenance - just enough to maintain an RCI membership. What sparked my attention was...
Forum: Exchanging December 31, 2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,941
Posted By wilmark
If i were to regularly go back to my points home...

If i were to regularly go back to my points home resort - why would i want to keep paying the 124$ annual fees. Dont you think that paying mtce fees of 3400$ per month for your FLL 2br to be high -...
Forum: Exchanging December 30, 2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,941
Posted By wilmark
A Nice Problem

I have a similar problem - Unless you have an unlimited time to actually book and travel to resorts, I think RCI points are now worthless. Since RCI made that 1/3 per annual allocation - its...
Forum: Exchanging December 30, 2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,489
Posted By wilmark
There are several posts in the Classifieds that...

There are several posts in the Classifieds that are selling points for eg:

http://tug2.com/TimeshareMarketplace/ViewPost.aspx?ResortGUID=&ListingGUID=37a63019-6e5a-4c52-a307-19101edeadfa

I have...
Forum: Exchanging December 30, 2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By wilmark
Points are useless

I have a similar issue - but i went online and bought some universal studio tickets with the points. I almost bought the activities card. I live in the West Indies - but I have a Miami address with...
Forum: Exchanging December 10, 2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By wilmark
Thanks for the replies. DOtty - the disney...

Thanks for the replies. DOtty - the disney tickets were attractive because if i recall - if you bought 10 x 7 day tickets it still only attracted one transaction fee. Today it is a per ticket fee!
...
Forum: Exchanging December 10, 2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By wilmark
Points Partner Program

This year RCI changed its points partner program where typically you can only use 33% or 25000 points for any transaction. I find this is reason to leave RCI. I only own one timeshare that brings...
Forum: Point System Discussions December 10, 2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By wilmark
RCI Phone offer

RCI Phoned me today with an offer and I was wondering what any else was contacted or had any comments.

for 2995 (family of 4):

Open Cruise with any of the major line (7 days min) for entire...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting April 17, 2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,913
Posted By wilmark
Most compreshensive Listings

Ebay has got to have some of the most comprehensive listings, although with issues. What other sites would you say have the highest no of listings - just sheer numbers?
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting April 15, 2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,655
Posted By wilmark
Thanks

Thanks for the last two links - i will check it out - its what i was looking for. I agree - its not consistent when searching listings like those on ebay. To timeOS2 - the TS i was referring to has...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting April 15, 2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,655
Posted By wilmark
Table

I agree with all the comments - thanks. However when purchasing a new time share as far as the costs go its probably the most important factor as its something that you have to pay its predictable...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting April 15, 2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,655
Posted By wilmark
Resort Maintenace Fee Table

Has anyone come across a comprehensive listing (or spreadsheet) of resorts and what their maintenance fees are (even if its dated) for different room categories? I wish i could search large listings...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) July 30, 2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 37,281
Posted By wilmark
Are you for real?

They disconnect without any communication or warning? And you graciously thank them? Does RCI live somewhere in an unknown cave? Something does not add up here.

Personally i think there are too...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) July 5, 2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,167
Posted By wilmark
to falmouth3

So you mean you're not taking advantage of the Limited Time offer that RCI is giving their members to renew for the next three years and get like 5% off??

You're:hysterical: really going to loose...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) July 5, 2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,167
Posted By wilmark
"what's behind the changes"

More money for RCI - fewer last calls for YOU!!!

Its amazing - just 18 months ago last calls were 99$ (studio) and you had tons of choices and availability - all year round. It really doesnt make...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) June 21, 2007, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,408
Posted By wilmark
Talking The New RCI

Incase you havent heard:

RCI is going Farther Than Ever
Better Ways to Plan
Bolder Savings
Broader Ways to use your points
Bigger Selection More to come


THIS IS AN EXAMPLE
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) June 17, 2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,013
Posted By wilmark
PDF versions of DOCS

Madge

Ever since i joined RCI getting the annual resort dir and the magazine has been a problem - when i Called them and told them about it - i would get multiple copies and then the next year i...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) June 7, 2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,035
Posted By wilmark
The New RCI

Maybe you guys don't seem to realize it, but in the past year, RCI has been eroding all of the good things that members enjoy (or the reason why we maintain our RCI memberships)

Last Call - being...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) June 4, 2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,433
Posted By wilmark
To nordicdiva

Have you been checking the caribbean ? Have you seen any Barbados, Jamacia, Aruba, Caymans, Tobago, Antigua in the past three weeks? Or about 6 months ago?
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) June 3, 2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,433
Posted By wilmark
RCI Last Call

Madge

A few months ago i posted several complaints about the quality and available of LAST CALL options available especially for the Caribbean - as it had deteriorated over the previous year. The...
Forum: Exchanging April 4, 2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By wilmark
to ndonovan

What do you call this:

"Madge, did you have a word with the good people in your office ? Or is it because we hit April? Did they fix the website? Anyway i think its a good start"

YOU may not...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) April 2, 2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By wilmark
Standard Reservation - Points - inside 45 days

Madge,

thru the "Standard Reservation" option in a points membership, does the 8000/9000 points rule apply for the 45 day window (instant exchange). I have noticed that when you look at available...
Forum: Exchanging April 2, 2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By wilmark
Improved Availablility

I think Madge has be talking to her folks - I've noticed since last week that all the Caribbean places that come up in 45 days show between 8000-9000 points exchange - there were problems with that...
Forum: Exchanging April 2, 2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By wilmark
Thumbs up Tug Rules!!

Last night i checked the RCI Last call (points) and for the first time in almost a year - i saw that the Caribbean was available. When i checked I am seeing over 30 places available for April and...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) March 30, 2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By wilmark
Deposited Week?

What do you mean by "search using your deposited week" i have a points membership and i am searching under the weeks option. I dont find anywhere near as many options here as i do in extra vacations....
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) March 30, 2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By wilmark
Extra Vacations >> Last Call or Instant Exchange

Madge:

Thanks for responding to all my previous posts. I have this question. If i see a place i like in Extra Vacations (weeks at 300 to 600$) - could i call a rep and get it as an exchange...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) March 28, 2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By wilmark
Website Overhaull

I find that i get too many errors with the RCI Points website too many 500 server errors. I could never get a confirmation printout - I use firefox and when i dont get thru i use IE and this still...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) March 28, 2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,551
Posted By wilmark
Calling a Guide

I tried this a few weeks ago when the time was less than 45 days, the guide said that the two resorts i was inquiring about did not qualify for instant exchange.
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) March 26, 2007, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By wilmark
Could you withdraw your timeshare from RCI and Remain a member

Madge

Could a current RCI points member withdraw his week from RCI and continue to be a member. This question stems from a tread i saw in this forum where one is allowed to retain membership in...
Forum: Exchanging March 26, 2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,372
Posted By wilmark
Post Class Action Suit against RCI Weeks

During the past week i have been voicing my experiences as an RCI points member and not being able to book last call/instant exchanges and the general lack of choices with RCI Caribbean, thru this...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) March 26, 2007, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By wilmark
Caribbean Inventory

I totally agree with the OP. This problem with Caribbean Inventory started about a year ago. You used to be able to get great deals in last call and instant exchanges. Barbados, Aruba, St Marteen,...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) March 26, 2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,551
Posted By wilmark
45 Day Restrictions

I have noticed this in the past 6 months or so. If you do a search in the Caribbean - using weeks for whats available over the next two months you will see quite a few will not exchange for the...
Forum: Exchanging March 23, 2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 142,758
Posted By wilmark
West Winds II Bahamas

Great Area, but the place was a bit run down with a run down townhouse feel to it.

But i have to agree with many of the posters - most time share experiences are great because of the community,...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) March 23, 2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By wilmark
Have you noticed that Last Call inventory has...

Have you noticed that Last Call inventory has really deteriorated in the past year. While a ton of website all with some link to Cendant are selling vacation weeks. Clause 23 appear to give RCI the...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) March 23, 2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By wilmark
Question RCI's Right to Dispose of Intervals at will

I would like to discuss this clause -23 from the "RCI Points Disclosure Guide"

It says:

23. RIGHTS OF NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR. The
Network Administrator may waive or modify the
application of...
Forum: Exchanging March 23, 2007, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By wilmark
Question Whats the most Inexpensive way to get in II?

Ive been a member of RCI Points now for 4 years. I own a top Points resort in the RCI points system - 86,500 points for my 1 BR 1 week interval. I can hardly find anything worthwhile to do with my...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 51

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:24 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.8.7
BBS Software Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Editorial Content Copyright ©1993 - 2014, Timeshare Users Group
Customized for TUG by Makai Guy.