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Two new Interval A/Cs dropped in account.

Discussion in 'Exchanging Timeshares' started by youknowthenight, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. youknowthenight

    youknowthenight TUG Member

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    Not sure why, but two more A/Cs dropped into my interval account in the last few days. Haven't had any activity that would trigger it I don't think.
     
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  2. Theiggy

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    What do you own? I joined last year, own Marriott Surf Club and have never gotten an AC. I’ve also not exchanged. I did buy a Getaway tho.


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  3. kwelty

    kwelty TUG Member

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    I got two today too! My Harbor Ridge timeshare close to Bar Harbor ME is the source, I believe. I was told by staff that a high demand resort can negotiate for the AC's by being exclusive to II.


    My Certificates
    Certificate #000
    [​IMG]
    Eligible Travel Dates
    10 Jan 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
    Expires
    07 Jul 2019
    Unit Details
    3 BedroomsSleeps 8 Total, 8 PrivateFull Kitchen
    Status
    Unredeemed
    #000[/paste:font]
    [​IMG]
    Eligible Travel Dates
    10 Jan 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
    Expires
    07 Jul 2019
    Unit Details
    3 BedroomsSleeps 8 Total, 8 PrivateFull Kitchen
    Status
    Unredeemed
    #00029139351[/paste:font]
     
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  4. dmbrand

    dmbrand Tug Review Crew: Rookie TUG Member

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    Same here; two new ACs showed up this afternoon in our account. They are good thru July 7. There was a 2bd Marriott Grand Ocean available for this weekend, so I clicked thru to get a price....$229. Most availability for winter check in dates in low demand areas.
     
  5. WalnutBaron

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    Think of A/C's as a promotional device by II to encourage exchanges for low-demand weeks that might otherwise go unused. Remember that, if you use an A/C, you're going to cough up a nearly $300 exchange fee to II. Yes, that's a cheap price for a week's accommodations, but it's also better for both II and the resort if the unit is used than if it goes unused.
     
  6. echino

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    Got the same. The existing certificate had a $289 fee. The two new ones are $229 and $299. The $229 one can see significantly less inventory than the other two.
     
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  7. regatta333

    regatta333 TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    I got two as well. Too bad they weren't issued sooner as I could've used one for an upcoming week, but I've already
    booked something else.
     
  8. Sugarcubesea

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    I received one new AC, same dates as above... I guess they know there is no way I could use 2 AC's
     
  9. mdurette

    mdurette TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    Sweet. Got 2 new ones too. These freebies usually pull better last minute items. But I know have 5, might be time to share some of them with family/friends as I won’t go through them all myself.
     
  10. sun starved Gayle

    sun starved Gayle TUG Member

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    No new ones for me. :( I deposited a Thanksgiving week at Marriott Shadow Ridge Villages too, I would think that would qualify.
     
  11. Theiggy

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    Nothing in my stepfather’s Cypress Harbour account either and he exchanged his week. Maybe this one wasn’t for Marriott owners?


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  12. PcflEZFlng

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    A couple of them landed in my account also. Nothing of interest yet, but mainly because I like to go to the desert in low season (May-Sept). Hoping they get extended as June gets closer, and that some CA/AZ entries show up.
     
  13. missyrcrews

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    Mom and Dad got two in one of their accounts (Stormy Point in Branson) but not in the other (Lakewood at Lake of the Ozarks) and I don't have any in my brand new II account. I think Mom and Dad are getting ready to use one of the $289 ones for a week in late April for Branson. Great deal for a 3BR!
     
  14. DannyTS

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    i have been an interval member since mid-July. I just got one in the Vistana corporate account and one in the individual account
     
  15. tschwa2

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    I have 2 in each of my 3 accounts. The $289 one which I had for awhile (not sure how long) and now also the $299. yawn.
    Would have liked at least one of the $229 just to see what was available.
     
  16. missyrcrews

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    And done. They got a 2BR sleeps 8 at Surrey (which they like) for $289 April 28-May 5. They are so happy! And to think that we didn't even know what those certificates were until you folks told me. :)
     
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    These two new ones are not associated with deposits, they are just random ones that II drops in your account.
     
  18. mdurette

    mdurette TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    Now that you are a Lincoln fan....I have used these Freebie ACs to pull Pollard Brook many times. Sometimes we just use them for 3/4 night stays. Still extremely cost effective.
     
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    Two ACs showed up in my account this morning also. I own at Grand Crowne in Branson. I'm currently at Grande Ocean in Hilton Head for 4 weeks!
     
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    I now have a new one in my account today also. Same expiration date of 6/30/19.
     
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    Made me look.
    Wasn't expecting to see anything, so very surprised to find THREE certificates!
     
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    Quick search shows some interesting last minute availability -- Beachcomer Inn (one of my favorites) in Tahoe -- Riviera Shores in Capistrano Beach, CA. Both a bargain at less than $50 / night.
     
  23. Shankilicious

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    Two in mine also, Welk Owner, for $229. This is not the first time I've had seemingly random ACs show up in my II account. Another time I've gotten a couple for writing reviews on II though, I know that. And ya'll We'll prolly just use ours for a getaway in Branson since we're midwest with a toddler.... Driving more than 4-6 hours becomes a real pain so these ACs are great for us.
    I was gonna start a threat about this, glad I didn't duplicate, but I do have a new path of discussion: Why do some people bash the hell out of II/RCI's ACs and "bonus weeks"? I've used them successfully and because of these I will prolly take 3, 5-7 day vacations and only use at most, 1/2 of my owned points of a 2br in Branson.
     
  24. SmithOp

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    I call if the GOF effect, the older we get the easier it becomes to complain about every little thing. GOF - grumpy old fart.

    I got my 2 also, for a unit I no longer own that Interval would love me to deposit apparently. :)

    I just used one in December so I needed a resupply.


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    Hahaha GOF effect. I like it!
    In my, albeit limitted experience in the professional world (I'm 31), no matter how good things are, some people will always find something to whine about.....
    But these new ACs are pretty weak. The AC I got for renewing my membership with II has literally 5x as many options. Even in the same area (Branson).
     

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