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Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing November 25, 2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By JamminJoe
I am a weeks owner, just paid my 2016 maintenance...

I am a weeks owner, just paid my 2016 maintenance fees, called Grandview and banked my week, there was never any mention of this "fairy tail." Clearly no limit to the misleading information the sales...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing May 20, 2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By JamminJoe
I plan to see Santana at The House of Blues,...

I plan to see Santana at The House of Blues, there are several September dates.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing December 17, 2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By JamminJoe
I paid $349.50 for my 1-bedroom at Grandview.

I paid $349.50 for my 1-bedroom at Grandview.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing July 23, 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By JamminJoe
I found this site helpful...

I found this site helpful http://www.vegas.com/shows/ you can put in the dates you will be there and then choose the type of show your interested in and it seems pretty good for the major shows....
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting July 2, 2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By JamminJoe
I own a week 11 (every year use) at Grandview, I...

I own a week 11 (every year use) at Grandview, I get 17 TPU per year.
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing June 4, 2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By JamminJoe
Thumbs up Thanks for the replies!!

Thanks for the replies!!
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing May 28, 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By JamminJoe
Lodges at Cresthaven, what to request?

I am heading to Lake George's Lodges at Cresthaven on 6/8/14 for a week, is there a type of unit or location I should request. I see some units are 1-floor and others 2-floors and was wondering about...
Forum: Exchanging November 30, 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,724
Posted By JamminJoe
Thumbs up Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Exchanging October 12, 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,724
Posted By JamminJoe
RCI Points & Disney's Vero Beach?

Hello, I own a Points unit in the Kissimee/Disney area and am aware of the restrictions, does this include Disney's Vero Beach also or just within a certain radius of Downtown Disney? Thank you!!
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing March 21, 2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By JamminJoe
I did a helicopter tour. landed in the Grand...

I did a helicopter tour. landed in the Grand Canyon, had lunch and horseback riding then took the copter back. Left from the airport, all for around $250/pp
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing March 3, 2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By JamminJoe
I enjoyed it very much, had great weather and was...

I enjoyed it very much, had great weather and was able to walk around, it was beautiful!
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting February 10, 2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,000
Posted By JamminJoe
I also received this "Warning" from Grandview at...

I also received this "Warning" from Grandview at Las Vegas.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing December 16, 2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By JamminJoe
The point account can be transferred to you. The...

The point account can be transferred to you. The points allocated to you are for a particular week, therefore if you want to go to your resort it is for that particular week. You have 1-month to...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting August 24, 2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By JamminJoe
I would sell it with the Points Membership, in my...

I would sell it with the Points Membership, in my opionion it adds value and the new owner can have the option to opt out should he/she wish to.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing August 17, 2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By JamminJoe
I have learned to under pack when I go to Vegas,...

I have learned to under pack when I go to Vegas, they have some great outlet malls and I have always managed to find some great deals.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing August 16, 2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By JamminJoe
I was out there for the 4th a few years back, I...

I was out there for the 4th a few years back, I watched the fireworks from the Stratosphere Tower. I am not so sure it is worth the price to pay to change your dates but for free I would certainly...
Forum: Exchanging July 22, 2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By JamminJoe
Been there done that. I also own at Vacation...

Been there done that. I also own at Vacation Village at Parkway and did book DVC and as mentioned RCI cancelled the exchange. This was shortly after DVC returned to RCI so they utilized my Grandview...
Forum: Exchanging June 21, 2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,316
Posted By JamminJoe
I also own a 2-bedroom lock-off which I converted...

I also own a 2-bedroom lock-off which I converted to RCI Points. As Judy mentioned, each year I can reserve Side "A" or "B" and the balance of the side I do not use goes into my Points account. Side...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing June 9, 2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By JamminJoe
I stayed at OKW last Fall, great location and...

I stayed at OKW last Fall, great location and unit size, I say grab it.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing June 8, 2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By JamminJoe
I believe with Priceline you can opt for rental...

I believe with Priceline you can opt for rental car agencies that are not at the airport. I have had the best luck with Priceline, I have never paid over $16.00 per day for a full size rental...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC April 15, 2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By JamminJoe
I was able to use my RCI Points for a reservation...

I was able to use my RCI Points for a reservation which I made last June for 4/23-4/30/10, this is my second reservation I have made using my RCI Points at this resort.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC February 22, 2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By JamminJoe
I was there 2-years ago and don't think the...

I was there 2-years ago and don't think the buildings make any difference, they are both within 2-steps of each other. I also took a taxi from Miami Intl. Airport for around $50, no car needed. The...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing February 8, 2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,424
Posted By JamminJoe
Groceries

If you head North toward The Strip (about 1-mile) down on your right there is a Discount Grocery store, you can't miss it, I do my shopping there, its close and priced right. I can't recall the name...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing February 2, 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,643
Posted By JamminJoe
I downloaded an App on my Iphone which listed...

I downloaded an App on my Iphone which listed which park had the extra magic hours and if it was before the park opened or after closing. Out of the 7-days I took advantage of this a few times,...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing January 28, 2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,424
Posted By JamminJoe
The newest buildings are always preferable, if...

The newest buildings are always preferable, if they have top floor they will give it to you, O have not ever heard anybody above me walking but do hear the people next door. You can try to request...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing January 27, 2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,424
Posted By JamminJoe
Grandview at Las Vegas owner

Hello, I own a 1-bedroom at Grandview and have stayed there 4-5 times already. FYI, I bought resale about 3-years ago for approx $1600.00, I am sure there are better deals out there now. For me, the...
Forum: Exchanging January 22, 2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By JamminJoe
Thumbs up I own a unit in Orlando and Vegas, no problem...

I own a unit in Orlando and Vegas, no problem trading my Vegas unit after my Orlando unit was denied.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing May 6, 2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By JamminJoe
I have been to both Love and Ka, both awesome. I...

I have been to both Love and Ka, both awesome. I am a Beatles fan and was much more into that, but you cannot lose with either.
Forum: Disney Vacation Club - DVC April 3, 2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By JamminJoe
RCI actually listed the exchange under my weeks...

RCI actually listed the exchange under my weeks account (Grandview, Las Vegas) but rather than me having to pay the maintenance fee and lose the week they offered to charge my Ponts account (Vacation...
Forum: Disney Vacation Club - DVC March 31, 2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By JamminJoe
Smile Thank you RCI

Was able to get my unit at Old Key West although my original reservation was at Boardwalk Villas. RCI was very responsive and were able to book it under my weeks account but charged off 35,000 Points...
Forum: Disney Vacation Club - DVC March 30, 2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By JamminJoe
Thanks, I took the Old Key West as it had the...

Thanks, I took the Old Key West as it had the exact dates I was looking for so it worked perfect. Thanks for the speedy replies, all is goo again. RCI is doing a great job trying to accomodate me,...
Forum: Disney Vacation Club - DVC March 30, 2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By JamminJoe
Thumbs up RCI is going to work with me on my Vegas trade,...

RCI is going to work with me on my Vegas trade, they offered either Old Key West or Animal Kingdom, any feedback between these choices would be appreciated. I will review the TUG reviews in the...
Forum: Disney Vacation Club - DVC March 30, 2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By JamminJoe
Thumbs down Owners in Orlando & Kissimmee Beware

RCI Points cancelled my reservation without notifying me, I looked at my confirmed reservation and it was gone and the points returned to my account. Apparently DVC does not allow owners in these...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing March 25, 2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,415
Posted By JamminJoe
I did a 1-day trip from Vegas. I took a...

I did a 1-day trip from Vegas. I took a helicopter into the canyon, landed and did some horseback riding. It was about $260.00 for the day.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing March 25, 2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By JamminJoe
Also, try EBAY - I purchase show tickets from...

Also, try EBAY - I purchase show tickets from there at significant discount.
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting March 24, 2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By JamminJoe
I own week 52, I did get my RCI Points for week...

I own week 52, I did get my RCI Points for week 53 but had to pay a regular maintenance fee, no taxes.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing March 23, 2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By JamminJoe
I just returned from Vegas. I reserved my rental...

I just returned from Vegas. I reserved my rental through Priceline and named my own price ($14.00/day) for a full size car, Hertz accepted the offer.
Forum: Exchanging March 6, 2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,948
Posted By JamminJoe
I was able to get a week at DVC Boardwalk Villas...

I was able to get a week at DVC Boardwalk Villas (11/28-12/5/09) with my Points account, there was a pretty good amound of availability at a few different DVC resorts on the Points side, not sure...
Forum: Vacation Travel Information February 26, 2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,834
Posted By JamminJoe
I have a rental for Las Vegas (3/13-3/20) I did...

I have a rental for Las Vegas (3/13-3/20) I did through Priceline, Hertz picked it up at $14.00/Day for a full size car, I have always got the best deals through them.
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting February 26, 2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 42,360
Posted By JamminJoe
I own 2-Vacation Village timeshares, I did...

I own 2-Vacation Village timeshares, I did convert VV@Parkway for 92,500 annual RCI Points, it cost me $2995.00, I did receive 2-bonus weeks (never used) and 12-months no interest which was helpful....
Forum: Exchanging February 23, 2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,250
Posted By JamminJoe
Disney's Boardwalk Villas (#DV03), I made my...

Disney's Boardwalk Villas (#DV03), I made my reservation with RCI Points.
Forum: Exchanging February 4, 2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,878
Posted By JamminJoe
DVC Boardwalk Villas

I did a search for November yesterday and was able to pull of several available units for DVC. I booked the Boardwalk Villas - 1-bedroom for 42,500 points for 11/28-12/5/09.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing February 3, 2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,249
Posted By JamminJoe
I have found most activities geared towards kids...

I have found most activities geared towards kids but there are some gaming lessons as well.
Forum: New to Timesharing? Look Here! February 3, 2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By JamminJoe
Unless you own a lock-off unit as is my case. I...

Unless you own a lock-off unit as is my case. I can use a 1-bedroom and have the lock-off side deposited for points.
Forum: Vacation Travel Information January 15, 2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,014
Posted By JamminJoe
I booked my car (full size) for 7-days at...

I booked my car (full size) for 7-days at Priceline.com, I offered $14.00/day and Hertz grabbed it. Las Vegas has very high fees and taxes at the airport pick-up/drop off but I still only paid...
Forum: Exchanging December 18, 2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By JamminJoe
Well that seems to make sense - sort of :cool: ,...

Well that seems to make sense - sort of :cool: , I do own at 2-Vacation Village Resorts. Glad to hear I am not alone as this has been going on for a few weeks. Thanks for the updates. I will keep...
Forum: Exchanging December 17, 2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By JamminJoe
Thanks Fern but I still cannot get in. I get to...

Thanks Fern but I still cannot get in. I get to the Welcome screen after logging in but it only displays a portion of it. Anyone else haveing problems??? Any solutions before I have to make the...
Forum: Exchanging December 17, 2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By JamminJoe
RCI Points Website Problem?

I have been trying to access the Points section, I can get in but cannot access much. I have been having this problem for days, is anyone else experiencing issues??
:confused:
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing December 8, 2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By JamminJoe
I recently was in Miami. I reserved my full-size...

I recently was in Miami. I reserved my full-size car through Priceline.com with an offer of $15.00/day which was accepted. I have always used Priceline for rental cars, never paid more than...
Forum: Exchanging December 8, 2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By JamminJoe
I struggled with this when I decided to convert,...

I struggled with this when I decided to convert, I paid $2,995.00. I went ahead after running the numbers to purchase another unit + yearly fees/taxes. I wanted to keep the week I own due to the...
Forum: New to Timesharing? Look Here! December 8, 2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By JamminJoe
I also own week 52 at Vacation Village at...

I also own week 52 at Vacation Village at Parkway, I have the option to pay the maintenance fee without taxes and can receive an additional 92,500 RCI Points when week 53 falls on a Saturday -...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting December 3, 2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By JamminJoe
Read the reviews in TUG, I am an owner there and...

Read the reviews in TUG, I am an owner there and most of the people staying there are very satisified, do not read too much into one person's experience at this resort, the majority are clearly happy...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing November 28, 2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By JamminJoe
I have stayed at this property, it is a very nice...

I have stayed at this property, it is a very nice resort and yes you can walk to the Strip, its behind the MGM. Cannot help with your other questions.
Forum: Exchanging November 14, 2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By JamminJoe
I paid to convert one of my units about 3-4 years...

I paid to convert one of my units about 3-4 years ago and the price at that time was $2995.00 I did not want to sell my unit or purchase another. The conversion price now is $5995.00 at my resort...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing November 10, 2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By JamminJoe
I just returned from Miami. I reserved my car...

I just returned from Miami. I reserved my car through Priceline, I offered a price of $15.00/Day for a full sized car and it was accepted by Alamo on my first try.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC October 31, 2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,423
Posted By JamminJoe
Hi, I was impressed mostly with the staff and...

Hi, I was impressed mostly with the staff and location. The rooms are ok but was not there much so it really didn't matter. I guess my expectations for Hilton were higher, I have only stayed at...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing October 8, 2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By JamminJoe
Hi Nancy, you are correct he new buildings...

Hi Nancy, you are correct he new buildings correspond with the higher number buildings. The "older buildings" do have laundry facilities on each floor, I never had a problem accessing them. Have a...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing October 7, 2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By JamminJoe
The NCAA Basketball Tournament is in March (March...

The NCAA Basketball Tournament is in March (March Madness). I would suggest as a good off-strip resort Grandview at Las Vegas, I am partial as I own there and will be there 3/13-3/20/2009. I enjoy...
Forum: Hilton / HGVC October 7, 2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,423
Posted By JamminJoe
Will do Kurt, thanks for the info.

Will do Kurt, thanks for the info.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC October 6, 2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,423
Posted By JamminJoe
HGVC South Beach

Will be checking in (1-bedroom) on 10/18/08, any preference in terms of building/room location that I may make a request for? Anyone know if the renovations have been completed? Thanks!
Forum: Vacation Travel Information October 3, 2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,832
Posted By JamminJoe
I always use Priceline (name your own price). I...

I always use Priceline (name your own price). I start well before my trip so if my offer is declined I can try again 3-days later. I have never paid more than $17.00 per day + fees/taxes for a full...
Forum: Exchanging October 1, 2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By JamminJoe
I was wondering if they set-up the E-Alert which...

I was wondering if they set-up the E-Alert which is an ongoing alert system that notifies you when a resort is available in the area and time your interested in. I have utilized it and received...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing August 18, 2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By JamminJoe
WiFi

I was there January 2008, had pretty good luck with my connection (no charge), it was down occassionally but for me it was up more than down. Great resort, enjoyed it very much.
Forum: Exchanging August 7, 2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,386
Posted By JamminJoe
Cool I really don't have many issues with RCI probably...

I really don't have many issues with RCI probably because I am not so picky about where I am staying but it must be Gold Crown which is what I own. I do plan as far ahead as I can, availability in...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting August 7, 2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By JamminJoe
Great, thanks for the heads-up.

Great, thanks for the heads-up.
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting August 7, 2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By JamminJoe
Blue-Bay Advisors

Received a call today from a person named Brad, he left a message indicating he works for Blue Bay Advisors who sell time shares, no up-front fee and they receive 6% from the sale only. Anyone had...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting August 5, 2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,392
Posted By JamminJoe
Hi, I Purchased from him 2-years ago, all went...

Hi, I Purchased from him 2-years ago, all went without a hitch. I have read some who have had issues with him so I consider myself lucky. All funds were held in escrow until the completion of the...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing July 20, 2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,243
Posted By JamminJoe
Thumbs up I went to Love last January, paid $165 for front...

I went to Love last January, paid $165 for front row and left with zero regret. I wouldn't hesitate again although when I did get in it was clear there are no bad seats as mentioned.
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting July 9, 2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,191
Posted By JamminJoe
Well, I have found that most of the information...

Well, I have found that most of the information here to be right on target and we all sometime make mistakes but I have not seen anything to get to get "testy" about, I think we all are trying to...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting July 9, 2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,191
Posted By JamminJoe
Elaine, you are correct. Do nothing and your...

Elaine, you are correct. Do nothing and your Points account will automatically renew. RCI will send something informing you the 3-year period is going to expire and in the letter will clarify that if...
Forum: Exchanging July 2, 2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By JamminJoe
I also would advise to convert if you think it...

I also would advise to convert if you think it works for you, the price is ok compared to what some of us payed. I converted 3-years ago and payed $2,995.00 although I know it is high I am glad I did...
Forum: Exchanging June 30, 2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By JamminJoe
The better Week you own the higher Point value is...

The better Week you own the higher Point value is attached. My Week which I converted to Points is still fixed if I want to use it that week or I exchange it for an allotted number of Points. Given I...
Forum: Exchanging June 26, 2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By JamminJoe
Still one fee for your Points account and Weeks...

Still one fee for your Points account and Weeks account. Before the last increase with RCI I purchased 5-years of my Points/Weeks account. That is why I don't understand some of the discussions here...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing June 25, 2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By JamminJoe
The insurance through the rental company is not...

The insurance through the rental company is not necessary, check your auto policy and see if it includes rental car insurance or your credit card company - many also have that benefit added.
Forum: Exchanging June 22, 2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,125
Posted By JamminJoe
I personally would keep it in Points. Not only do...

I personally would keep it in Points. Not only do you have access to the Points account benefits but you have full access to Weeks as well (your points account includes a weeks account). I see little...
Forum: Exchanging June 18, 2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By JamminJoe
I prefer the internet reservations also but have...

I prefer the internet reservations also but have found more available in terms of specific dates and resorts when I speak with a guide :confused:
I was reserving HGVC at South Beach and the week I...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing June 18, 2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,317
Posted By JamminJoe
I stay at Grandview every year and cannot imagine...

I stay at Grandview every year and cannot imagine not having a car. There is so much to do outside the Strip and for me the car is a must for flexability. I use Priceline to name my own price and do...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing June 13, 2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By JamminJoe
I was there for the first 4th of July following...

I was there for the first 4th of July following 9/11 so perhaps that is why there were several fireworks display's - the only time I was there on the 4th. I was warned to not go anywhere without a...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing June 13, 2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By JamminJoe
Marty, if you can stomach a sales presentation at...

Marty, if you can stomach a sales presentation at Vacation Village at Parkway which is next door to Arabian Nights you get free dinner tickets for Arabian Nights and possibly some extra goodies....
Forum: Hilton / HGVC June 12, 2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By JamminJoe
Not a Hilton owner but have reserved 8 days for...

Not a Hilton owner but have reserved 8 days for HGVC at South Beach so I know there is one there. Last I heard they were doing some renovations/updates but have not heard much about it or read many...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing June 11, 2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By JamminJoe
I was there a few years back. Yes, very hot but...

I was there a few years back. Yes, very hot but lots of fun. I watched the numerous firework shows from the Stratosphere. Enjoy!!
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting June 5, 2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,808
Posted By JamminJoe
I agree with the feedback and would add your...

I agree with the feedback and would add your counter offer was more than fair.
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing June 3, 2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By JamminJoe
I went to Key West from Mizner Place (Weston, FL)...

I went to Key West from Mizner Place (Weston, FL) they had a bus trip that left in the morning and returned late at night. We left after watching the sunset. My guess is most reorts have have trips...
Forum: Exchanging June 3, 2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,716
Posted By JamminJoe
I have yet to use my points under the new system....

I have yet to use my points under the new system. My understanding is that if your flight costs $375.00 you would be charged 30,000 points + $75 + $49or 35,000 points + $25 + $49 or I think 10,000...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing June 3, 2008, 06:56 AM
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Posted By JamminJoe
I have booked a trip October 18-26 at HGVC South...

I have booked a trip October 18-26 at HGVC South Beach, you may want to research that resort seems to have all the requirements your looking for although Daytona is a long ride.
Forum: Exchanging May 5, 2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,191
Posted By JamminJoe
I have used the partner program for airline,...

I have used the partner program for airline, rental car and Disney tickets. I do not think it is worth the points/cash when I crunch the numbers. I have decided to use my points for reservations -...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems May 5, 2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,977
Posted By JamminJoe
You have to go to the specific resort & week to...

You have to go to the specific resort & week to find out the actual point value through RCI. I own week 52 which nets 92,500 annual RCI Points for my 2-bedroom at Vacation Village at Parkway.
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting April 17, 2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By JamminJoe
I also received this email regarding my 2-posts...

I also received this email regarding my 2-posts in the TUG Classified section. I figured it was garbage and sent to the spam folder.
Forum: Exchanging April 4, 2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By JamminJoe
I tried it through RCI last year after reading...

I tried it through RCI last year after reading somewhere you could do that and I was told no way, I would have to exchange back into it. I specifically asked what if the week was not taken and was...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems April 4, 2008, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,977
Posted By JamminJoe
I have also used the points for Airfare, Rental...

I have also used the points for Airfare, Rental Car & Disney Hopper Pass which helps offset those expenses but I am not so sure that is the best use of Points, I think you lose some value when...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems April 3, 2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,977
Posted By JamminJoe
I did NOT pay $5995.00 thankfully, but I did...

I did NOT pay $5995.00 thankfully, but I did still overspend at $2995.00 to convert to points. I converted about 2 or 3 years ago. The pros and cons of Points vs. Weeks have been discussed and there...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems March 31, 2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,977
Posted By JamminJoe
Judy, I have never used the bonus weeks but have...

Judy, I have never used the bonus weeks but have read here they can be useful but you must book 45-days or less like the last call. Every year I lose them but have not missed them either,...
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems March 28, 2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,977
Posted By JamminJoe
Judy, my guess is - it is the RCI Bounus Week(s)....

Judy, my guess is - it is the RCI Bounus Week(s). I receive 2-bonus weeks per year after I converted my unit to points, when I was in weeks I received 1-week per year.
Forum: All Other Timeshare Systems March 20, 2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,977
Posted By JamminJoe
Well, it is a very nice resort for starters. I...

Well, it is a very nice resort for starters. I converted several years ago to points and it seems you get a good value for the points. I receive 92,500 annual RCI Points for $650.00/year which is for...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting March 19, 2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,347
Posted By JamminJoe
I really like Grandview, I picked up an every...

I really like Grandview, I picked up an every year week 11, 1-bedroom for $1,000 on ebay, so yes you can do much better.
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing February 28, 2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By JamminJoe
I bought most of my San Diego attraction tickets...

I bought most of my San Diego attraction tickets including Sea World on Ebay - some great deals. Have fun!!
Forum: New to Timesharing? Look Here! February 20, 2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By JamminJoe
I own week 52 and for me every 6-years I have the...

I own week 52 and for me every 6-years I have the option to purchase week 53 at regular maintenance fee (no taxes). It is on the RCI Calendar and based on Saturday Check-in for me which falls in...
Forum: Exchanging February 20, 2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By JamminJoe
I actuallty called last month to start an ongoing...

I actuallty called last month to start an ongoing search for HGVC@South Beach in October, nothing was showing up online - when I called I was able to get 8-nights. The RCI Guide said they just got...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing February 19, 2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,125
Posted By JamminJoe
Hi Triniman, I responded to your PM's hope it was...

Hi Triniman, I responded to your PM's hope it was helpful. I own at both Vacation Village Resorts your looking at. My Grandview is a "Weeks" unit and my Vacation Village at Parkway is a "Points"...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing February 15, 2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By JamminJoe
My points directory has my Vacation Village...

My points directory has my Vacation Village Resorts and affiliates on the jacket. There is a savings of $25.00 if you exchange within the network. The savings automatically comes up with the online...
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