Premier By Original Resorts/RCI

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Everyone seems hell-bent on seeing the math. I keep an Excel spreadsheet of ALL purchase with my Timeshare Resort and RCI. I know EXACTLY what I paid, What I’ve spent, what I’ve saved since my purchase November 2006 while at Desire Resort and Spa in Cabo.

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We purchased in 2006 and paid one year of maintenance fees. Due to a contract dispute I was able to negotiate out the yearly maintenance fees with my home resort Christmas 2008. Since this time I only have RCI yearly fees. So my... Read the rest of this entry »

Westgate Experience

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I've had experenced with timeshares my whole life. My parents had two and we used them every year. This made me a bit nogastilc when I was in Orlando on my honeymoon this past February and ended up getting a timeshare even though I really couldn't afford the $200 they were asking up front.

What happens if I stop paying for timeshares

I paid the first months mortgage and have since stopped. I am in the process of requesting a Deed In Lieu of Foreclosure.

I was going to use... Read the rest of this entry »

Westgate Orlando – High Pressure Sales

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My friend and I took a short weekend trip to see disney and made reservations at a Westgate Resort. Come time at check in and we were herded thru a process to sign us up for a timeshare sales appt. Without our even realizing it, we went next morning to the free breakfast and supposedly a 90 minute presentation. I felt like i was held hostage as they had collected a $20 deposit and also told us we would get free tickets to a show we wanted to go to after the 90 minutes, which turned into four and... Read the rest of this entry »