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Sticky - Please post your GREAT (current) exchanges here.

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

  1. chemteach

    chemteach TUG Member

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    MROP weeks for Lake Tahoe Vacation Resorts 2 Bedroom Xmas week and 2 bedroom july HGVC Marbrisa in Carlsbad
    Sheraton Broadway Plantation 1 BR last year for 1 BR Royal Islander Xmas week
     
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    How does this happen? Is there a particular month that I should look for HHIC or did you just deposit and then wait for them to contact you? Does is just depend on what you are depositing? I don't know how to use II, Im a new member there. Do I have to put an ongoing search and if so, is there a cost for that and can I do that online or do i have to call?
     
  3. lily28

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    Got a 3 bedroom penthouse unit at Hilton Hawaiian village lagoon tower at Honolulu 7/27/2019 to 8/3/19 using worldmark
     
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    Marriott Frenchman's Cove, Hyatt Sunset Harbor, Harborside at Atlantis, Marriott Aruba Surf Club, Marriott Grande Ocean, Westin Kierland Villas, Westin Lagunamar
    You really need to do an ongoing search online. You pay when you submit the search but they reimburse you if it doesn't come through. The more resorts and weeks you enter as acceptable, the more likely you will have success.
     
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    How in the world did you manage that?
     
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  6. taterhed

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    Worldmark x2
    Patience Grasshopper....
    [​IMG]
     
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  7. hurnik

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    Exchanged a 1 BR 2400 point Las Vegas Flamingo HGVC with SFX for a 3 BR Hacienda del Mar in Cabo.
    Since I'm diamond SFX, it was $149 for the exchange fee and $199 for the upgrade from 1 to 3 BR (if it had been a 2 BR unit, I would've gotten a free upgrade).
    Approx "cost" with Hilton MF and stuff brings it to about $900.
     
  8. lily28

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    I also keep getting match to a 3 bedroom at lagoon tower 6/27 using wyndham portal needing 300,000 Wyndham points. I keep releasing and keep getting match. If interested, can start an ongoing search
     
  9. JudyH

    JudyH TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    I am at the Valdoro Mountain Lodge in Breckenridge, Colorado. This is a HGVC resort exchange thru RCI. I forget how many TPUs. Maybe 25 per week. I have two consecutive weeks here. It is a 1 in 4 year exchange. I booked about 18 months ago for a two bedroom unit.

    This is the best place I have ever exchanged to. The unit is beautiful. The service is great. The staff is so friendly. There is a free shuttle to take you anywhere in town. Parking here is free. There is no daily surcharge.

    I will post a review when I return.
     
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    Traded: Westin Kierland Villas smaller 1BR through II
    Received: Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas North 1BR for 7/13/19
     
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  11. lily28

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    I use Sheraton desert oasis and get match to a 2 bedroom Westin nanea for 8/2-8/9/19. Would have prefer a sat checkin in 8/3 since we still be at Hilton Hawaii village till 8/3 but no other checkin dates available
     
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  12. WyldSmurf

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    Marriott Aruba Surf Club
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    I was able to get back to back weeks in Hawaii for 2019 with two Florida Panhandle weeks to celebrate my 10 year wedding Anniversary and Fourth of July
    Marriott Legends Edge (Platinum 2BR non lock off) week 24 for Marriott Ko Olina week 26 Friday check in
    Marriott Legends Edge (Gold 2BR non lock off) week 7 for Marriott Kauai Beach Club week 27 Friday check in

    The first week is not really that impressive but later getting second week with the lower value week made me very happy and not having overlap or gaps WOOT!
     

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