How to Use Your RCI Points for Airfare
January 16th 2020 Posted by: SellMyTimeshareNow SMTN Category: For Owners

How to Use Your RCI Points for Airfare

If you’re currently a member of the world’s leading external exchange company, RCI, you know that there are many membership benefits you get to enjoy. The most well-known benefit among RCI members is the ability to exchange your timeshare for a vacation at thousands of top-rated RCI affiliated resorts across the globe.

Members of this external exchange company utilize RCI points to make reservations at their desired resorts. However, there are other things that RCI points can be used for that you may not be aware of. Did you know you can use your RCI points for airfare?

How to Use RCI Points for Flights

Timeshare owners have the benefit of having a vacation set in stone each and every year. The maintenance fees are paid and your suite is reserved, now you just need to book your flights. No matter how much planning and strategic timing goes into reserving your plane tickets, they can get expensive.

As an RCI member, you can save some money and “cash in on” your unused RCI points for airfare to your timeshare or any other place you’d like to travel!

RCI is partnered with 200 airlines, allowing members to exchange RCI points for flights. RCI members are able to use 33% of their annual allotted points or 25,000 points for booking airfare (whichever is greater), up to 250,000 points total.

Additionally, RCI points can be used to discount the overall flight cost to save money that way. The amounts are as follows:

  • 12,500 RCI points for a $120 discount
  • 20,000 RCI points for a $180 discount
  • 25,000 RCI points for a $235 discount
  • 35,000 RCI points for a $340 discount
  • 45,000 RCI points for a $440 discount
  • 55,000 RCI points for a $540 discount
  • 70,000 RCI points for a $660 discount

Need to know how to use your RCI points for airfare? The process is simple.

  1. Visit the official RCI website and log into your RCI Points account
  2. Click on “RCI Points Vacations,” located on the top navigation bar. This page will show you all of your RCI vacation exchange options.
  3. From there, click “RCI Points Partner Programs” to see all of your options for utilizing your RCI points.
  4. Once you’ve decided on the airline you want to use, book your flight by calling 1-877-968-7476 to speak with an RCI customer service representative who can confirm your membership, allow the point exchange for plane tickets, and secure your reservation.

For more tips on how to best use your RCI points, check out our RCI points user guide.

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