FAQ for RCI Points – How Does the RCI Points System Work?

Before purchasing a points-based timeshare, it is important to know exactly what you will be getting for your money. The following list of frequently asked questions regarding RCI points will touch on many of the basics of the points exchange, and feel free to leave a comment if you have any additional questions.

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  1. What are the estimated points requirements for different types of stays/accomodations/etc.?

Where Can RCI Timeshare Points Be Used?

Instead of purchasing a fixed or floating week timeshare, RCI offers you the ability to become an R.C.I. points member. As an RCI points program participant you become a member of the RCI travel vacation club, which gives you access to the RCI network's 3,700 points-affiliated resorts world wide. The points system offers a lot more flexibility than the older fixed-week model for timesharing, and is rapidly becoming a more popular option for those interested in purchasing timeshare. The points system is pretty simple to understand and use, once the basic concepts are broken down. Usually the first question with... Read the rest of this entry »

Getting Value Out of Your (Possibly Unwanted) Timeshare

There are many people out there that have succumb to the high pressure sales tactics and fuzzy math used by timeshare salespeople. If you are too late to take advantage of the timeshare rescission period (a period after a timeshare sale is complete during which the purchaser has the ability to "return" the timeshare usually lasting 10 days - read Timeshare Rescission, Can I Return My Timeshare?), and are really interested in making your timeshare an asset, here are a few important things to keep in mind.
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