RCIVIP Timeshare Help Resource https://rcivip.com Helping Inform and Educate Timeshare Consumers Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:50:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 Timeshare Resale Tips: What You Need to Know https://rcivip.com/timeshare-resale-tips-what-you-need-to-know/ https://rcivip.com/timeshare-resale-tips-what-you-need-to-know/#comments Sat, 22 Feb 2020 20:57:00 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2674 Are you considering dipping your toes into the timeshare resale market and want to know how to do it the right way? Perhaps you have a timeshare and want to sell it. Or you might be thinking about buying a timeshare resale for your next family vacation. Either way, you need to consider these helpful […]

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How To End A Timeshare Presentation – 2020 Edition https://rcivip.com/how-to-end-a-timeshare-presentation-2020-edition/ https://rcivip.com/how-to-end-a-timeshare-presentation-2020-edition/#comments Wed, 19 Feb 2020 23:53:00 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2665 Imagine you’re walking along the cushy carpet of a hotel on your vacation, thinking about enjoying a delicious dinner. But before you make the transition from hotel ballroom to revolving door, you accidentally make eye contact with a timeshare salesperson. He’s like a shark in the water, and his eyes light up as he shoves […]

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What Happens To My Timeshare After I Die? https://rcivip.com/what-happens-to-my-timeshare-after-i-die/ https://rcivip.com/what-happens-to-my-timeshare-after-i-die/#comments Tue, 18 Feb 2020 23:40:13 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2659 Personal Property Timeshares and Probate What happens to your timeshare after you die depends on which type of timeshare you have. Timeshares fall into two categories: Real Property Timeshare Interests and Personal Property Timeshares. Both types have their advantages and disadvantages.   Personal Property Timeshare, also called “Right to Use,” is when you purchase a membership […]

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Are Timeshare Resales Worth it? https://rcivip.com/are-timeshare-resales-worth-it/ https://rcivip.com/are-timeshare-resales-worth-it/#respond Tue, 07 Jan 2020 20:34:00 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2670 So you’re thinking about buying (or selling) a timeshare resale. Perhaps you’ve been daydreaming about annual vacations (guaranteed!) to exotic places that are already booked on the calendar, year after year. Maybe you’ve seen a glossy advertisement at a travel agent’s office (are travel agents still a thing?) and can practically taste that sweet Pina […]

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Westgate Cancelled my Presentation https://rcivip.com/westgate-cancelled-my-presentation/ https://rcivip.com/westgate-cancelled-my-presentation/#respond Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:40:09 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2623 I got kicked out before it started during the free food. I was drinking a White Claw, which does have alcohol. I was not drunk and only had the 1 and over half of it was still left. They said if they sold me any real estate while I was inebriated they would lose their […]

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Lando Resort – High-Interest Rate https://rcivip.com/lando-resort-high-interest-rate/ https://rcivip.com/lando-resort-high-interest-rate/#respond Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:36:00 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2624 My name is Camila, with my mom, we bought on 2015 the “plan” with Orlando resorts. Today, my husband saw my account info, and its impossible to believe that weve been paying 17.9% of interest, just 2000 dollars of the 12000 dollars are in the loan.. Im so,frustrated because i dont know what to do, […]

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Wyndham https://rcivip.com/wyndham/ https://rcivip.com/wyndham/#comments Mon, 30 Sep 2019 23:17:19 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2611 Please help! In 2016 my husband and I agreed to listen to a sales pitch from Wyndham resort in Panama City Beach. We said no over and over but they wore us down. We stayed there for at least 7 to 8 hours. They made promises and told us lots of lies. I paid 17,500.00 […]

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Club Wyndham https://rcivip.com/club-wyndham/ https://rcivip.com/club-wyndham/#respond Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:19:06 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2589 I don’t have enough time left on this earth to document all the bad experiences we have had with Club Wyndham. We have owned timeshares since 1992 and are pretty familiar with the process. We enjoyed our experiences with other resorts as well as Interval International for exchanges. Four years ago we joined Club Wyndham. […]

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Westgate https://rcivip.com/westgate/ https://rcivip.com/westgate/#comments Tue, 14 May 2019 22:13:31 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2475 Like everyone else, we (my husband and I) were fooled and lied to, forced in buying Westgate Timeshare. We have one child currently in college and another one going to college soon. We couldn’t afford to pay our monthly dues any longer and now We are afraid that when it’s time to apply for Parents […]

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Timeshare Buy Back Programs https://rcivip.com/timeshare-buy-back-programs/ https://rcivip.com/timeshare-buy-back-programs/#comments Sun, 07 Apr 2019 21:23:57 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2452 From Large Companies To Smaller Resorts, Find Out If A Buy Back Program Is For You Currently 9.2 million Americans own at least one timeshare and at exponential rates many of these owners are looking for viable ways to release their timeshare ownership without serious financial repercussions. Owning a vacation destination within a saturated market […]

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Travel Insurance for Timeshares https://rcivip.com/travel-insurance-for-timeshares/ https://rcivip.com/travel-insurance-for-timeshares/#respond Tue, 02 Apr 2019 00:01:33 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2439 Find Out If This Safeguard Measure Is A Must Have Life happens, and the full gamete of unexpected events could arise during the time frame of your planned vacation: From illness, hospitalization, to natural disasters, such as hurricanes, affecting your timeshare destination. Prime timeshare destinations in warm southern climates are ripe for pending hurricanes in […]

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Class Action Lawsuits Against Timeshare Companies https://rcivip.com/class-action-lawsuits-against-timeshare-companies/ https://rcivip.com/class-action-lawsuits-against-timeshare-companies/#comments Tue, 19 Mar 2019 03:34:12 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2422 Does The Deceived Consumer Ever Win? Synonymous with timeshare sales is consumer deception: The timeshare industry is changing rapidly with the advent of two recent public litigation proceedings that ended positively for consumers. Many timeshare companies are huge conglomerate multi-million dollar institutions that rely on false promises to get individuals to buy into vacation time […]

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Transfer Timeshare Deed to Family Member https://rcivip.com/transfer-timeshare-deed-to-family-member/ https://rcivip.com/transfer-timeshare-deed-to-family-member/#respond Mon, 11 Mar 2019 17:15:53 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2410 The timeshare resale market is saturated and it can be difficult to sell your property for a profit. You may decide that you would like to transfer ownership to a family member as a gift or for a nominal feel. Regardless of whether you gift your timeshare, or sell it to a family member, you […]

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How To End A Timeshare Presentation https://rcivip.com/how-to-end-a-timeshare-presentation/ https://rcivip.com/how-to-end-a-timeshare-presentation/#respond Thu, 07 Mar 2019 20:03:25 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2391 This article is designed to help arm you with the proper tools to successfully claim your ‘free gift’ and walk away if you do not wish to purchase a timeshare. Maybe you received an invitation via postcard, phone call, or social media to attend a presentation or ‘hear more about an opportunity’ with the promise […]

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Do Charities Accept Timeshare Donations? https://rcivip.com/do-charities-accept-timeshare-donations/ https://rcivip.com/do-charities-accept-timeshare-donations/#respond Fri, 01 Mar 2019 02:04:41 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2379 The Ultimate Win-Win Negotiation Feeling stuck with a timeshare is exhausting: The resale timeshare market is saturated and it can be difficult to unload for a profit. Donating your timeshare to a charitable organization is a feasible way to release your monthly maintenance fees to resorts and even get a tax deduction. If you decide […]

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Traveling With Your Pet To A Timeshare https://rcivip.com/traveling-with-your-pet-to-a-timeshare/ https://rcivip.com/traveling-with-your-pet-to-a-timeshare/#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:21:55 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2356 Enjoy vacationing with your furry friend to your timeshare… Only after you have read these crucial tips and have looked into any potentially restrictive rules and regulations about your specific destination. There are several important factors to consider and look into before traveling to a timeshare with a pet. Whether you have already bought into […]

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Vacation Village at Bonaventure https://rcivip.com/vacation-village-at-bonaventure/ https://rcivip.com/vacation-village-at-bonaventure/#comments Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:17:50 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2341 We received the following submission from one of our users regarding their experience with Vacation Village at Bonaventure: “Pretty much the same as everyone else on here. We bought ours with family in 1990’s & is now paid in full. My spouse is retired & I don’t work so we are living on a tight […]

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Lago Vista Buena Ventura https://rcivip.com/lago-vista-buena-ventura/ https://rcivip.com/lago-vista-buena-ventura/#respond Tue, 08 Jan 2019 13:59:33 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2340 We received the following submission from one of our users regarding their experience with Lago Vista Buena Ventura: “After years of difficult exchanges, this year the maintenance fees doubled, making continued participation not worthwhile. I guess it’s no surprise that my investment is now completely worthless. To add insult to injury, the management is unwilling […]

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The Colonies at Williamsburg VA – Pressured to Upgrade https://rcivip.com/owner-experience-colonies-va/ https://rcivip.com/owner-experience-colonies-va/#comments Sat, 13 Oct 2018 17:53:44 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2310 We received the following submission from one of our users regarding their experience with RCI: “We purchased at timeshare in 2006 had it paid for in full. In 2010 we both lost our jobs. We left the yearly fees go. And felt we lost the timeshare. In 2018 we receive a letter telling us that […]

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Timeshare Resale Scams – T.F.T.I. https://rcivip.com/timeshare-resale-scams-t-f-t-i/ https://rcivip.com/timeshare-resale-scams-t-f-t-i/#respond Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:23:22 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2296 Tales from the Inside We’ve talked about timeshares and the many reasons not to get involved with them. We’ve covered the sleazy tactics many salespeople use to reel you in during the presentation. We’ve even discussed the most common myths of the Timeshare industry. It’s no secret I am not a big fan of Timeshares […]

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4 Myths of Timeshare to Know Before You Buy – T.F.T.I https://rcivip.com/4-myths-of-timeshare/ https://rcivip.com/4-myths-of-timeshare/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:16:55 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2261 Tales from the Inside Timeshare organizations are still booming and total sales have increased for an eighth straight year, and the amount of unhappy consumers posting in forums has risen right along with it. If you are considering purchasing a timeshare for nearly any reason other than doing lots of research and believing it will […]

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5 Signs Your Timeshare Rep is Lying to You – TFTI https://rcivip.com/5-signs-your-timeshare-rep-is-lying-to-you-tfti/ https://rcivip.com/5-signs-your-timeshare-rep-is-lying-to-you-tfti/#comments Tue, 22 May 2018 01:29:02 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2239 Tales from the Inside In  my first blog, I spoke briefly about the fact that all Timeshare Reps were not bad people. I stand by that. However, I also have to acknowledge the fact that there is a large portion of representatives that are quite sleazy. The ones who will say anything to take your […]

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Tales From The Inside https://rcivip.com/tales-from-the-inside/ https://rcivip.com/tales-from-the-inside/#comments Sat, 28 Apr 2018 18:00:10 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2226 So, there’s something I just need to come right out with… There’s really no easy way to say it. I… used to be a Timeshare Salesman. It’s terrible, I know. Please leave your torches and pitchforks in the shed. I wasn’t your typical shady Timeshare Salesman. And since leaving the industry after nearly 3 years, […]

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy Timeshare? https://rcivip.com/now-good-time-buy-timeshare/ https://rcivip.com/now-good-time-buy-timeshare/#comments Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:44:32 +0000 http://rcivip.com/?p=2107 If you are considering buying a timeshare, you might be wondering if now is a good time to do so. There are several factors to take into account when making this decision. The timeshare development industry has been growing steadily since the 2008 recession, according to annual studies conducted by the American Resort Development Association, […]

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Vida Vacations Timeshare Experience https://rcivip.com/vida-vacations-timeshare-experience/ https://rcivip.com/vida-vacations-timeshare-experience/#respond Wed, 15 Mar 2017 04:46:38 +0000 https://rcivip.com/?p=2111 We received the following submission from one of our users about their experience purchasing a timeshare with Vida Vacations in Mexico: “We went to a timeshare presentation at the Riviera Maya in Nov. 2015. It was the worst thing we could of done. Sadly we were scammed. In the sales presentation we asked many questions, […]

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Timeshare and the Economy https://rcivip.com/timeshare-and-the-economy/ https://rcivip.com/timeshare-and-the-economy/#respond Thu, 09 Mar 2017 19:42:08 +0000 http://rcivip.com/?p=2098 There is no doubt that the timeshare industry has a significant impact on the economy at regional, state, and national levels. The American Resort Development Association (ARDA), the national trade association that represents the vacation ownership and resort development industries, offers a detailed look at the direct and indirect ways in which the timeshare industry […]

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Club Wyndham Desert Blue Access https://rcivip.com/club-wyndham-desert-blue-access/ https://rcivip.com/club-wyndham-desert-blue-access/#respond Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:14:07 +0000 http://rcivip.com/?p=2058 We received the following submission from one of our users about their experience with Club Wyndham: “WOW! What a smooth talking, very likeable guy at Desert Blue in Las Vegas! We already have TWO timeshares, totaling 308,000 points that we rarely used, and somehow, this man talked us into buying an ADDITIONAL 154,000 points by […]

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RCI Cancellation Policy Experience https://rcivip.com/rci-cancellation-policy-experience/ https://rcivip.com/rci-cancellation-policy-experience/#comments Sun, 08 Jan 2017 01:24:03 +0000 http://rcivip.com/?p=2036 We received the following submission from one of our users regarding their experience with RCI: “I am very disappointed with their program. I was really looking forward to a vacation I booked in March 2016 for December 2016 but had an emergency with my son and he was hospitalized. So of course we have to […]

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Rescinding With Credit Card and No Down Payment https://rcivip.com/rescinding-credit-card-no-payment/ https://rcivip.com/rescinding-credit-card-no-payment/#respond Thu, 22 Dec 2016 20:02:42 +0000 http://rcivip.com/?p=2024 One of our users left the following comment on our 10 Steps to Successfully Rescind Timeshare article: I signed with RCI and Legacy, its past the cooling off period, but I haven’t paid the down payment yet. Does that mean the contract is still valid? should I just cancel the card and not pay? would […]

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Wyndham Financing Company Experience https://rcivip.com/wyndham-financing-company-experience/ https://rcivip.com/wyndham-financing-company-experience/#comments Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:15:56 +0000 http://rcivip.com/?p=1987 One of our users commented on our What Happens If I Stop Paying My Timeshare? article about their experience with Wyndham: Hope this will help some ppl with Wyndham accounts, predominantly Australians. We were on our honeymoon & naive; we bought into trap. We paid about six months of repayments after that we stop cold turkey. […]

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