Vacation Village in the Berkshires Exchange Experience

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vacation-village-berkshiresWhen we bought they talked us into buying in March, which was red and cheaper then the month we wanted (which was August - also red). We paid close to 20,000 dollars. The salesman promised us that every year we will be able to exchange for August the month we actually wanted.

It was ok for a couple of years. Now they downgraded the weeks timeshare and no longer can give us a week in August, which the salesman knew was the only month we could go.

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Ways to Exchange Timeshare


1. Direct Exchange

The most basic, and cost-effective, way of exchanging timeshare is owner to owner. This requires finding another timeshare owner willing to exchange their week for yours.  Once an agreement has been made between both parties, you would each notify the resort and obtain a guest pass for the party staying in the timeshare during your scheduled week.  The best ways to find parties interested in direct timeshare exchanges is by using websites like Craigslist, Timex and Timeshare Forums, or using your own personal social networks.

2. Exchange Through the Resort

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