Wyndham National Harbor Review – User Experience

The following post was submitted by a reader and highlights his experience as a Wyndham timeshare points owner, and the difficulty he has had trying to exchange.

National Harbor TimesharesBought into Wyndham National Harbor for 343,000 points. VIP status. What does that mean? In my book, nothing.

They’ll tell you go for the Gold. Platinum. Wyndham has made changes since they took over Fairfield. The timeshares cost more, prices increase every year and maintenance fees MAY increase. When you go to make reservations GOOD LUCK. Many locations are booked up FOREVER. Disney, Atlantic city, N.J. and others (Las Vegas?) are not.

One example of this – We visited Ocean Blvd Tower 3 where I was once deeded; tough to find a full week in the summer.
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Westgate Timeshare – Experience of a Former Owner

The following post was submitted by a couple detailing their experience as Westgate timeshare owners, and why they decided to stop paying their Westgate timeshare.

In 2005, we purchased a Timeshare from Westgate Resort in good faith. We were a young married couple with two toddlers. We were told that we would never regret the purchase and that we had a “lifetime of amazing vacations” ahead of us. The only thing that has remained constant and true is the fact that WE HAVE REGRETTED EVERY MINUTE OF OUR PURCHASE.

Between 2007 and 2010, we paid two different companies over $2,000 who each claimed that they guarantee to sell our timeshare. Neither ever did. In 2010, we contacted Westgate and notified them that we would NO LONGER be cheated out of our hard earned money and would NOT continue to pay them. They did not care that we had paid thousands of dollars to them already (100% on time) or that we had spent over $2000 to companies to sell our timeshare. The only thing they cared about was getting their money. They even acknowledged that purchasing a timeshare may not have been the most “honest” purchase but that we were never “forced” to do so.
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