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 »

Alternative Timeshare Sales Options


If as a timeshare owner you are finding it difficult to sell your timeshare through traditional methods there are other options to consider. The following sales alternatives will not work with every resort or timeshare type, but for the desperate timeshare owner trying to get out they are worth considering and researching further.

Timeshare owners can attempt to give the timeshare back. This is most usually done by filling out a "Quit Claim Deed" which can be obtained from your resort company or a lawyer. In this situation you will be giving up all of your rights... Read the rest of this entry »