Category Archives: For Owners

Hurricane Irma Damage Updates for Timeshare Owners

Posted by | No Comments » | Share

hurricane irma damage

Last week, Hurricane Irma brought devastating winds, rain, and storm surges to many popular travel destinations throughout Florida and the Caribbean. With the storm currently dissipating over the continental United States, many of the Western Hemisphere’s most frequented travel locales are dealing with the destruction left in the storm’s wake. Hurricane Irma damage extends from the Leeward Islands all the way to the Florida Panhandle, leaving many timeshare owners concerned about their home resorts and any impending alterations that may come with next year’s maintenance fees.

We’ve compiled a list of popular resorts and locations that have sustained significant damage for your convenience. For concise and accurate answers about any reservations you have made at your timeshare, reach out to your resort’s customer service department. This is a developing story, and we’ll update this post as the storm clears and more information about closures and damages is obtained.

Read More »

DVC Point Charts for 2018

Posted by | No Comments » | Share

For Disney Vacation Club members, DVC points are the cornerstone of any timeshare ownership. Point values determine where and when you can travel within the club, and can change each year. With DVC releasing so many announcements following this month’s D23 Expo, timeshare owners have turned their attention to the DVC point charts to see if any changes have occurred.

Many of Disney’s announcements had to do with theme park upgrades and the addition of new services. Disney World’s Star Wars-themed park will debut in 2019, with plans for a similarly themed hotel to open on the grounds as well. Other new additions include the Copper Creek Villas & Cabins, which have already opened their doors on the Wilderness Lodge property in Florida. While DVC members have plenty to be excited about, 2018 will hold more of the same in terms of DVC points.

Read More »

5 Lesser-Known Timeshare Exchange Companies You Have to Check Out

Posted by | No Comments » | Share

Typically when having a discussion about timeshare exchange, the conversation revolves around RCI and Interval International. Offering thousands of resorts in dozens of countries all over the world, the two exchange companies are goliaths in their industry.

While both RCI and II offer an expansive catalog of options, there are a number of independent exchange companies that have established their own niche within the industry. Explore these ‘alternative’ exchange options and you just might find one that’s more suitable for your ownership preferences.

Read More »

Report: Immersive Wellness Resorts Rising in Popularity

Posted by | No Comments » | Share

wellness resorts

Everyone looks for something different when they vacation, but usually, the cause for vacationing is the same—people want to get away. Depending on what type of traveler you are, that could mean a few different things. For some, the ideal vacation is one that never stops—a pulse-pounding week of casinos and nightclubs in Vegas, or nonstop hiking excursions into the wild in Costa Rica. But, for others, vacation truly means a time to relax and unwind.

New studies indicate that wellness resorts are in high demand. Features such as health spas and related treatments have always been a focal point for many travelers, but recently, more vacationers have been seeking out immersive wellness experiences—ranging from coordinated yoga classes in unusual settings to psychotherapy and mental wellness services. Many resorts have picked up on this trend, leaving amazing options for timeshare owners who may be seeking the same kind of vacation.

Read More »

Set Sail with a Cruise Timeshare

Posted by | No Comments » | Share

luxury cruise ship

Traditional timeshare ownership is a unique and luxurious vacation experience. But you timeshare property can take you beyond your home resort. We’re not talking about internal and external exchange, we’re talking about taking to the waters with an unforgettable cruise timeshare vacation.

Cruise ship timeshares allow you to experience multiple destinations in one trip. Certain vacation clubs offer cruise vacations as a membership perk or a way to use your points. External exchange companies like RCI and Interval International also provide opportunities for members to indulge in a cruise timeshare vacation.

Read More »