Glossary of Timeshare Acronyms

Timeshares can be confusing, especially if you are just becoming involved for the first time. To build upon our glossary of timesharing terms, we've complied another list of frequently used acronyms when talking about timeshare. We hope this will help you navigate the world of timesharing more easily!

timeshare acronyms

 

  • ARDA (The American Resort Development Association) - The main trade association in the United States for the timeshare industry.
  • ARP (Advance Registration... Read the rest of this entry »

Wyndham Points Credit Pool

If you are a Wyndham owner who doesn't want to waste accumulated points, you may benefit from using the points credit pool. By putting your points into the credit pool, you are essentially banking them for later use – you can pull them from the pool as you need them over the subsequent 3 years. There are some specific regulations of the pool, however, so read on to find out how to use it and maximize your points.

The credit pool is a feature you might consider taking advantage of if you know in advance you won't be traveling during the... Read the rest of this entry »

What to Look for in a Timeshare Contract

If you've attended a timeshare presentation and have decided to make a purchase, it is wise to take your time to read and understand all of the timeshare contract documents you will be signing. In fact, you have the right to do so. This contract-signing scenario will likely be taking place after several hours of sitting through a sales pitch – when you're tired and vulnerable – but remember how much money is at stake here. Don't rush through the process and make a hasty decision just to get it over with. Take your time, read the documents, and... Read the rest of this entry »