Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Timeshare Resales: RCI Points - FAQ's, RCI Points Partners, Fees

"Article contributed by long-time TUG member Larry Hayden, President and founder of Timeshare Resales Worldwide in Carlsbad, CA"

Excerpt below.

"What is new in the world of timeshare? RCI Points!

But it is not really new since RCI Points has been around for several years now, but to many timeshare owners it is little understood, if understood at all.

I am a timeshare broker with a signed agreement with an RCI Points resort to sell RCI Points and I own RCI Points myself.

While I don't believe that the RCI Points product is the cure all or answer all for every single timeshare owner's needs, it is the primary product being offered at new RCI resorts today, so it is certainly something every timeshare owner should at least know something about to see if it is of interest. I offer this article to help you understand RCI Points.

RCI Points offers participants the flexibility of using points for shorter mini-vacations, as well as travel-related RCI Points Partners products, including airfare, cruises, car rental, hotels, and theme park and golf activities.

RCI has assigned a points value for every size unit and every time frame for every one of it's over 3,700 resorts worldwide, and RCI Points members receive a hard copy directory of all the resorts and points values. The points values are also online at RCI.COM

An RCI Points owner owns a certain number of points attached to a particular 'home resort' and the annual allotment of points can be spent like dollars at other RCI Points resorts or non-points resorts worldwide.

RCI Points is by far the largest timeshare points system."

Read the entire article" RCI Points - FAQ's, RCI Points Partners, Fees.

Larry Hayden

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