Murillo vs. RCI Settlement Conditions

As of December 2008, it seems a preliminary settlement has been agreed upon regarding the class action lawsuit - Murillo vs. RCI.  For background on this lawsuit please read the post RCI Class Action Lawsuit, Murillo vs. RCI.  Below you will find the terms and conditions of the settlement benefits in their latest form, which are subject to change.  I will keep this post updated regarding any changes or development in the settlement, and what exactly this could mean for RCI members.  Please scroll to... Read the rest of this entry »

Timeshare Tip – Rent Before You Own

So you've done your research regarding timeshares.  You know that you can save money buying on the resale market instead of purchasing directly from a developer.  You have spent hours perusing timesharing forums and websites.  You are well-versed on the difference between points vs. weeks, and your friends have even started emailing you regarding their timesharing questions.  But before you take the plunge into timeshare ownership there is one more step I encourage you to take - try before you buy.Unbeknownst to most people,... Read the rest of this entry »

Luxury RCI Timesharing – The Registry Collection

Fractional ownership and destination clubs through RCILuxurious travel is not always synonymous with timeshare. RCI is hoping to change that association with their newest exchange program, The Registry Collection. Catered to the "money is no object" crowd, The Registry Collection is the world's largest high-end timesharing option. This exclusive time share club provides its members access to a network including some of the world's most exclusive, luxury destinations. The Registry Collection is administered through RCI and offers various accommodation options to members including condos, hotels,... Read the rest of this entry »