What to Expect at a Timeshare Presentation

[ad#readmore]Going in we are not really sure what to expect at a timeshare presentation. With a little knowledge and a lot of truth-telling, we EASILY survived a timeshare presentation! Granted, we spent a sleepless night beforehand worrying about the upcoming event and imagining our 10 year old becoming unglued. We strategized, planned and IT WORKED.

TIP #1

Do not lie.

Don’t lie about your income, don’t lie about your profession, traveling habits or anything else. You don’t need to. There is no obligation to buy. As such, you can be honest. It relieves stress not to lie. You also... Read the rest of this entry »

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.

fishing

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 »