16 Year RCI Member Shares Their Experience

RCI Timeshare ExperiencesI have been an RCI member for around 16 years. My experiences have been mixed. Recently, I added another RCI unit and was given a 1 year membership. When RCI mixed up the paperwork, they created a new RCI account. I called and RCI then closed the new account and merged it with my new account. They then took away my 1 year. Three separate RCI reps over the course of a month told me they would straighten my account out and add the year to my existing membership.

Yesterday, the 4th rep told me that they were all wrong, my year was lost and that was RCI’s final answer. I have also had a bad experience in the past when I deposited a week in Aruba and was assured that I would “have absolutely no problem” getting a specific week and location that I wanted. Needless to say, that was a lie and I lost my week and ended up not getting the vacation that I wanted.
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Aldea Bonsai Ibiza Resort Review

Aldea Bonsai Ibiza ResortI have previously been very impressed with RCI accommodations. My partner has gold crown status, so imagine my dismay when we rolled up at Aldea Bonsai Ibiza to find less than great accomodations.

We were shown an apartmnt which had a balcony too small to accommodate patio furniture, dark (no sun) and overlooking a building site of clay rubble and stones!!! We finally got an apartment with an overgrown terrace, I trimmed bush the foilage was never removed.

Our facilities were as follows:
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Timeshare Presentations – Worth The Time?

Yet another story from a reader that was misinformed during a timeshare presentation and is now stuck with a devalued timeshare they are unable to use. When will this nonsense end?!

Value of TimesharesWe were misled during our presentation to purchase timeshare. He sold us both points and weeks making it sound like a more attractive deal. We have only been able to take one full week using RCI because of confusion of process and customer service giving false information. We have lost money by maintenance and paying to roll over points in order to use in the future.

We have owned for 5 years and have had fewer vacations due to cost of RCI purchases and the fees involved. So much for the line we could take 2-3 vacations per year. Greedy people!
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