RCI Timeshare Trading Power


RCI does use a trading power rating scale for its resorts. RCI takes into account a number of factors when determining trading power including:

  • Number of requests for a particular location.
  • Ease of access to the resort location.
  • Resort's popularity amongst RCI owners and non-owners.
  • Amount of competition in the area.
  • Type of unit.

These four RCI criteria play a major role in determining what kind of trading power you will have if you decide to exchange your week. First we will look at 'number of requests' and its effect on timeshare trading power. You... Read the rest of this entry »

Fixed Weeks vs. Floating Weeks


Resorts offer fixed week and floating week timeshares and it is important to know the differences to decide which program best fits your needs.Lake Geneva

Owning a fixed week simply means that you have the right to occupy (or have available for trade or rent) the same week every year. Most timeshare companies offering fixed week ownership will also offer bonus weeks and discounted rates for additional travel. Some resorts that assign fixed weeks will allow you to trade your dedicated week for another.

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How to Rent Out Your Timeshare


If your timeshare falls during a time when you are unable or unwilling to travel, renting out your timeshare can prove to be a profitable alternative to banking the week or losing it all together. Renting out timeshare can usually only be done with the week(s) you own at your home resort, as most resort companies prohibit renting of bonus, exchange, last call, or other extra resort stays.
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Once you have determined whether or not you own a week that is... Read the rest of this entry »