Pocono Mountains – Shawnee Timeshare Review

Shawnee is located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania along the Delaware River, 90 minutes from New York City, and 2 hours from Philadelphia. The closest airport is located 40 miles away in Allentown, PA, making a car an absolute must. Shawnee timeshare has been around for almost 30 years, and it is one of the largest deeded timeshare resorts in one location in the country. The layout of Shawnee is interesting, there are numerous timeshare clusters such as River Village I, River Village II, and Shawnee Depuy, scattered around the area around the river, ski resort, and golf course.... Read the rest of this entry »

Getting Value Out of Your (Possibly Unwanted) Timeshare

There are many people out there that have succumb to the high pressure sales tactics and fuzzy math used by timeshare salespeople. If you are too late to take advantage of the timeshare rescission period (a period after a timeshare sale is complete during which the purchaser has the ability to "return" the timeshare usually lasting 10 days - read Timeshare Rescission, Can I Return My Timeshare?), and are really interested in making your timeshare an asset, here are a few important things to keep in mind.
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Grandview Las Vegas Resort Review

The Grandview at Las Vegas is not an exclusive owners' only resort, and they offer very reasonable rates for single and multi-night stays to all travelers via sites such as Travelocity. The only difference between these two types of traveler is the type of timeshare presentation they will be invited to attend during their stay. The current owners will be encouraged to attend a presentation regarding upgrades, while non-owners will be tempted with Las Vegas show tickets and extra spending cash to attend an informational session about Grandview ownership. To all non-owners, please read my previous posts 7 Tips... Read the rest of this entry »