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Forum: Exchanging July 8, 2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By TravelSFO
SFX will take your week 52 at Star Island as long...

SFX will take your week 52 at Star Island as long as it has a full kitchen.

www.sfx-resorts.com
Forum: TUG Lounge March 28, 2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,757
Posted By TravelSFO
Don't kid yourself that the credentials on a BBS...

Don't kid yourself that the credentials on a BBS site are any less valuable. With access to your TUG credentials, the hacker has access to an email address and perhaps more, a mailing address,...
Forum: TUG Lounge March 28, 2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,757
Posted By TravelSFO
If you don't recycle your username and password...

If you don't recycle your username and password there is probably very little to be concerned about. The only thing someone might find is your email address, perhaps a city and state if you added...
Forum: About TUG BBS March 28, 2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,359
Posted By TravelSFO
There are different levels of secure. I'm not...

There are different levels of secure. I'm not suggesting you secure the entire site. I'm just asking for basic security for the user's credentials not being sent in the clear. That means just...
Forum: TUG Lounge March 28, 2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,757
Posted By TravelSFO
Exclamation Unsecure TUG login

Do you value your TUG login credentials? If not, don't worry about what I'm going to say.

If you do, be aware that TUBbbs, unfortunately, does not provide https login. This means that your TUG...
Forum: About TUG BBS March 28, 2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,359
Posted By TravelSFO
I hope that you make this clear to all TUG members.

Not everyone cares (or know that they should care) about whether they are sending their credentials over non-HTTPS. TUG members are probably at greater risk because they often used an unsecured...
Forum: About TUG BBS March 28, 2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,359
Posted By TravelSFO
Exclamation BBS Security (HTTPS)

Would it be possible the BBS admin to implement https for the login page? Many TUGgers will be logging in from unsecured networks and, as it stands, are sending their credentials in the clear.
Forum: Exchanging August 8, 2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By TravelSFO
Yup, unless things have changed you should be...

Yup, unless things have changed you should be able to cancel the guest certificate fee online for a refund. Perhaps a case of uninformed VC?
Forum: Caribbean June 7, 2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By TravelSFO
Going to Jamaica in July

Have never been and will be staying at an AI (Iberostar Rose Hall Suites) in Montego Bay.

Any suggestions on what to do? We don't expect to be leaving the resort often except for very special...
Forum: Exchanging June 7, 2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,487
Posted By TravelSFO
Hi all, I don't think that even Mark@ SFX knows...

Hi all, I don't think that even Mark@ SFX knows when fees were increased which is why I'm trying to broaden my question. It would appear that no one was informed of this fee increase.

I also am...
Forum: Exchanging June 6, 2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,487
Posted By TravelSFO
SFX raises exchange fees - did anyone get a notice?

Mark@SFX just confirmed that exchange fees have gone up:

Gold Members: The exchange fee is $189 domestic or international.
Platinum Membership: $159 domestic or international.

This must have...
Forum: Exchanging June 5, 2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By TravelSFO
I tried this code today and got a notice that it...

I tried this code today and got a notice that it is invalid or expired.
Forum: Exchanging June 5, 2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,605
Posted By TravelSFO
Thanks. It seems it would be worth it you...

Thanks.

It seems it would be worth it you intend to use the short stays and $25 off getaways. We have way too many weeks as it is - no need to suddenly double that while reducing the inventory we...
Forum: Exchanging June 5, 2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,605
Posted By TravelSFO
Interval Gold vs. Basic?

We are thinking about joining II and was wondering if anyone can point out the benefits of Gold vs. Basic membership. All the discussions here seem to revolve around Basic membership (@ $89/year) so...
Forum: Exchanging May 23, 2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By TravelSFO
browser incompatibility

Various features seem to fail in RCI weeks when logged in use FF as the client.

I just tried logging in using IE and search works.

This is failure to test site compatibility properly. RCI, I...
Forum: Exchanging May 23, 2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By TravelSFO
RCI website issues

I get the weeks login but after logging in am unable to search. The 'processing request' box pops up and just spins without end.

I'm guessing they made some change to the website and its...
Forum: US - Hawaii November 24, 2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By TravelSFO
$268/week for compact car -- includes the parking fee..

All, thank you so much for your input. In the end, we have decided that we would like the convenience of having access to a car for the entire week and the price is not bad after getting a Hotwire...
Forum: US - Hawaii November 5, 2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By TravelSFO
Thank you all for the suggestions. I don't...

Thank you all for the suggestions. I don't remember exactly how much it is but parking is probably still $22 per day .. it just seems like a lot to pay for the convenience of having a car. We don't...
Forum: US - Hawaii November 5, 2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By TravelSFO
Going to HHV in Dec .. getting to Costco without a car?

Hi, we're hating the fact that parking is $30/day and would like to do this trip without a car. Has anyone made the trek from HHV to Costco without a car? If so, how did you do it?

How much is a...
Forum: TUG Lounge November 14, 2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By TravelSFO
First off, you'd have to tell us which client she...

First off, you'd have to tell us which client she is using -- AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), MSN, or 3rd party chat/IRC client like Trillian?

I don't believe AIM has logging, but most likely if she...
Forum: TUG Lounge November 14, 2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,617
Posted By TravelSFO
Looks like it is not just me... however, I am...

Looks like it is not just me... however, I am seeing (from my brief search) that it is not considered rude by some.

DH is from the East Coast -- maybe it is an East Coast thing? I'm all...
Forum: TUG Lounge November 14, 2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,617
Posted By TravelSFO
Whistling - is it rude?

Does anyone else here think that it is rude to whistle to get someone's attention?

DH has done it to me a few times (e.g. at the grocery store) and I promptly told him I am not a dog and do not...
Forum: Exchanging November 11, 2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,486
Posted By TravelSFO
Have you tried contacting Trading Places to see...

Have you tried contacting Trading Places to see whether they will take you week? If they won't immediately take it (since it is so close to the check in date), they can offer it up and see if anyone...
Forum: US - Hawaii November 2, 2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,554
Posted By TravelSFO
How about Roy's? They have a prix fix menu that...

How about Roy's? They have a prix fix menu that could keep you within budget and while we haven't taken kids to the Roy's on Maui, we have had kids at the location in San Francisco and they are VERY...
Forum: US - Western October 31, 2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By TravelSFO
That huge empty lot at 17th and Rhode Island --...

That huge empty lot at 17th and Rhode Island -- yes, the entire block! -- is Whole Foods and its parking garage on the 1st and 2nd floors. Condos up above.
Forum: US - Western October 31, 2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By TravelSFO
Fern, 17th runs parallel to Mariposa. Do...

Fern,

17th runs parallel to Mariposa. Do you mean the barn at 17th and Bryant?

Btw, there is a Whole Foods here now. Safeway at the Potrero Center has an entire organic section to keep...
Forum: US - Western October 31, 2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By TravelSFO
Composition is also a factor. The homes in (on)...

Composition is also a factor. The homes in (on) Potrero (Hill), where we are, are built on rock. We felt some motion but it was very, very minimal. Let's just say I could not see anything move...
Forum: US - Western October 30, 2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By TravelSFO
The 8:05pm quake measured 5.6 on the Richter...

The 8:05pm quake measured 5.6 on the Richter scale and was centered in Alum Rock (San Jose). We felt it slightly in San Francisco.

http://pasadena.wr.usgs.gov/shake/ca/archives.html
Forum: Mexico October 25, 2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By TravelSFO
Smile FYI - passport processing was speedy .. 2 weeks!

Just as an update, we applied for our son's passport in mid-September (immediately after we received his official birth certificate.) We received the passport via FedEx LESS THAN 2 WEEKS LATER!
...
Forum: Exchanging October 25, 2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By TravelSFO
Cabo San Lucas?

Yes, we've gotten into the Hacienda del Mar (Sheraton Resort) in Cabo.

But, all of our other Mexico exchanges through SFX have been to a Mayan resort.
Forum: US - Western October 22, 2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,646
Posted By TravelSFO
Exclamation We have four families (family members) with homes...

We have four families (family members) with homes in the area. So far, none of the homes have been affected but all have been evacuated. One family says the fire is within a half mile of their...
Forum: Mexico October 4, 2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By TravelSFO
At the Grand Mayan Riviera Maya, we split our 2...

At the Grand Mayan Riviera Maya, we split our 2 bedroom unit up with another couple. At our request, the front desk was able to split and separately key the units (Hotel Unit and 1 bedroom unit each...
Forum: Exchanging October 1, 2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By TravelSFO
Exclamation RCI lied ... ??

When I called RCI, I was told that I must have canceled the exchange since RCI never cancels an exchange without consulting with the Exchanger.

I am now communicating with Sheri Carte via...
Forum: Exchanging August 29, 2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By TravelSFO
Looks like it has happened to others -- I found...

Looks like it has happened to others -- I found this thread in the Mexico forums which highlights the same problem experienced by another member:
...
Forum: Exchanging August 29, 2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By TravelSFO
Angry RCI - cancelled exchange to Grand Mayan Cabo without notice!

I had a week confirmed at the Grand Mayan for 2008. I went into my account about a month ago and found that I had an ongoing search for Mexico and figured I had forgotten to confirm the week and it...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) July 28, 2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,191
Posted By TravelSFO
The OP did ask a question about "Banking a week...

The OP did ask a question about "Banking a week expiring soon". But, yes, until the purchase is complete, there is no banking when the OP does not even own it yet.

It is possible that a...
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) July 28, 2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,191
Posted By TravelSFO
Why not rent the week out on Ebay? Or, post the...

Why not rent the week out on Ebay? Or, post the rental here on TUG in the Last minute rents section.
Forum: Ask RCI (Read/Search Only) July 28, 2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 38,697
Posted By TravelSFO
Would it make sense to change the forum name?

How about "Ask ABOUT RCI?"

Or, archive "Ask RCI" and create a new forum for questions concerning RCI.
Forum: Mexico July 24, 2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By TravelSFO
We had no problem bringing a large cooler on...

We had no problem bringing a large cooler on wheels to the POOL at the Grand Mayan Riviera Maya. Then again, our group consisted of 3 couples and 3 toddlers all under the age of 2 -- and it was a...
Forum: Mexico July 19, 2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By TravelSFO
Question Pam, we can still use a birth certificate in...

Pam, we can still use a birth certificate in place of a Passport of travel to/from Mexico?
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