RCI Experience: Harassing Phone Calls

We recently received the following submission from one of our users:

"My wife and I have a club membership at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico. When we first signed up for our membership we were also given access to RCI plus a single vacation week with them for a deep discount price, which we used in the first year of our membership.

RCI phone callsSince then we began to have unwanted problems with RCI such as badgering telephone calls, sometimes every few hours. Our Mexican resort changed its vacation... Read the rest of this entry »

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

Some resorts offer an exchange... Read the rest of this entry »

What Are Timeshare Exchange Companies?

Phan Rang BeachMany timeshare owners and potential buyers are given misinformation regarding what exactly a timeshare exchange company does for its members, and the benefits of taking part in a traditional exchange program. For example, did you know that as a timeshare owner you have the right to go with any exchange company that deals with your resort? Did you know that there are many small exchange companies out there offering no enrollment dues or exchange fees? I have spoken with many timeshare owners that believed because they signed up for... Read the rest of this entry »