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Discussion in 'Exchanging Timeshares' started by lgreenspan, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. alwysonvac

    alwysonvac Sighting Expert TUG Lifetime Member

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    Thanks for Sharing :)
    Wow, I hope my summer request comes through. :banana:
     
  2. wed100105

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    Holy cow!!! Thats an awesome trade!
     
  3. kadija

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    I have a question, as I am new to exchanging. Since you requested a one bedroom in your search but got a two bedroom, did it cost the amount of points that a one bedroom would be or for a two bedroom?
     
  4. lily28

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    It costs more point for a 2 bedroom than a 1 bedroom
     
  5. missyrcrews

    missyrcrews TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    Smuggs in summer!

    I just exchanged my 2 BR sleeps 6 "mud week" (late October) at Cold Spring for a 2 BR sleeps 8 unit at Smugglers' Notch in August 2017. YAY! We've only been there in the off season (April break and Columbus Day weekend) so we can't wait to see what there is to do in the area in the summertime. WAHOO! I think it's an older unit, but we don't really care, as we won't spend much time there anyway. (It's 2 BR 8/4, rather than 8/6.) So excited!:banana:
     
  6. TUGBrian

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    forgot to add my own here =)

    Marriott Harbour Club Hilton Head (legacy week) got me a Frenchmans Cove trade thru II for my honeymoon last month!
     
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  7. mpumilia

    mpumilia TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    That is wonderful! OMG! The summer is awesome up there. So many activities! What building is it? As you said- not that it matters as you will be out most of the time!

    We'll be up for a few days for XMAS (rental) and I can't wait! 1st time for XMAS!
     
  8. missyrcrews

    missyrcrews TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    Mary Ann...I don't know which building yet. I haven't gotten the 2nd confirmation from RCI that always has the condo assignment. Those typically come in 48 hours or so. The units in Sycamores/Tamaracks/Balsams/Oaks etc are generally 2 BR sleeps 8, private for 6, so I'm thinking the private for 4 means one bath, or an alcove arrangement for some of the beds. It won't really bother us one way or another. We're not picky. So long as it's clean, and everyone has a place to sleep, we're all set. We're most excited about getting to some activities that are closed when we're there. Shelburne Farms is one big one that comes to mind. Anyhow, SCORE another one for timesharing!
     
  9. icydog

    icydog TUG Review Crew: Expert TUG Member

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    HEY BRIAN,
    That's a great exchange but more importantly CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!
     
  10. famy27

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    I just got a match for a one-bedroom at Manhattan Club for Easter (March 25-April 1st). I only placed the OGS request about a month ago, so I was very shocked that this matched.

    At 126,000 Wyndham points, this is a great deal.

    Unfortunately, we had moved our dates around and booked airfare returning on the 3rd, so I will have to release this. It's still a great match, even if I can't use it :(
     
  11. frank808

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    Snagged a thankgiving week for marriott Ko'Olina last month. only problem was that it was snagged 2 weeks from checkin date.
     
  12. jackio

    jackio Tug Review Crew: Rookie TUG Member

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    SFX - traded a 1BR HIVC Desert Club week 52 Las Vegas for a Manhattan Club Studio July 1-8. None of those RCI daily fees, and I can't wait to see the Macy's fireworks show up close and personal!
     
  13. John Cummings

    John Cummings TUG Lifetime Member

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    Congratulations, That is a good one. We love NYC in the summer.
     
  14. klpca

    klpca TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    Wow. Great trade! How long did you have to wait to get your trade?
     
  15. DaveHenry

    DaveHenry Tug Review Crew: Rookie TUG Member

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    Key West Galleon Resort for late September

    I got a late September 2BR at the Galleon Resort in Key West.
    Not as desirable as February, but I'm sure that we'll have a great time!
     
  16. missyrcrews

    missyrcrews TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    Smuggs!

    For my parents, I just exchanged an April week at Lakewood in Missouri (really low-demand week) for a 3 BR sleeps 10 unit at Smuggs for Columbus Day! They love it there, so glad that I was able to snag it!
     
  17. strick

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    Hawaii!

    Two weeks ago traded my 2015 Sheraton Vistana Resort 2BR for December 2016 at Marriott's Ko Olina 1BR to celebrate our 25th anniversary (and added 3 nights at Aulani). Can't wait!
     
  18. mpumilia

    mpumilia TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    Awesome one!
     
  19. jackio

    jackio Tug Review Crew: Rookie TUG Member

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    It took about 6 months to match.
     
  20. Karenann

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    Grand Solmar

    I was pretty happy to grab a week at Grand Solmar, Cabo San Lucas, in April for an AC which I wasn't even sure I would use. We were at Grand Solmar last year and absolutely loved it. Great food, fabulous service, a walk to marina, and the pools are among the best we've seen. A points exchange came up for Grand Solmar earlier this year for April for 3,000 DCP which we declined. Now we are going on an AC in the same month and still have our points.
     
  21. missyrcrews

    missyrcrews TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    It is. Columbus Day week there is becoming a tradition for them. Dad will turn 85 while they are in New England, so this is most likely their last hurrah. Glad they'll have a nice spot to stay!
     
  22. SkyBlueWaters

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    Wow! That is a great trade.
     
  23. BennyBoy00

    BennyBoy00 TUG Member

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    Just scored a 2 bedroom Week 53 (2017/2018) at the Grand Mayan NV using points. I know that's a long ways off, but we're excited.
     
  24. mpumilia

    mpumilia TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    That is wonderful. Hope your dad has a great birthday! God Bless him! Columbus Day week is awesome up there.
     
  25. AwayWeGo

    AwayWeGo TUG Review Crew: Expert TUG Member

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    [triennial - points]
    Currently Have 4 Exchanges Lined Up (3 Via Points + 1 Via Extra Vacation Getaway).

    Heading to Vacation Village At Parkway next month (Kissimmee FL) -- 1BR "A" unit which we snagged via RCI special sale on Extra Vacation Getaways.

    Going for our 1st time to Myrtle Beach SC in October for a week at Carolina Grande, via straight RCI Points exchange.

    We reserved back-to-back Kissimmee FL timeshare weeks for January 2017, both via straight RCI Points exchanges -- checking in Jan. 7 at Wyndham Cypress Palms & Jan. 14 at Magic Tree Resort (2BR units at both resorts).

    Is this a great country or what ?

    -- Alan Cole, McLean (Fairfax County), Virginia, USA. ​
     

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