10 Timeshare Destinations


Best Places to Own Timeshare

Staying at a timeshare takes out a lot of the hassle involved in traveling - you tend to have more space, most timeshare units come with a kitchen and laundry facilities, and they often include many other amenities such as pools, golf, and entertainment. While your specific timeshare needs may differ whether you are traveling with a large family or a couple, I have compiled a list of 10 vacation-worthy timeshare locations that all travelers should take into consideration when... Read the rest of this entry »

The History of Timesharing


The origin of timeshare can be traced back to 1960's Europe. The 1960's were a time of considerable growth and development for the tourism industry worldwide because of the emergency of commercial air travel and timeshare was created from this travel boom. Two different companies in France and Switzerland debuted the first vacation ownership packages.
SnowscapeCancun Resort

The French company, The Société des Grands Travaux de Marseille, began offering its timeshare product between 1964-1968. The resort offered by this company... Read the rest of this entry »

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 »