Difficulty Exchanging Timeshare

[ad#readmore]Well, I've had RCI for 7 years. Don't ask why. I couldn't give you an answer. I have only been able to trade twice. Both times the trades were more business related than pleasure and financially, it made sense.

I have NEVER been able to trade to a property when I want or where I want. I've tried everything. Everything that I've been told ( by sales people ) are outright lies.

Unless you want to pay big bucks for prime locations and prime weeks, don't believe any of the sales pitches from those trying to sell you a time... Read the rest of this entry »

Sedpma Pines Timeshare – Difficult Time Exchanging

Read one owner's experience with buying a Sedpma Pines Timeshare:

[ad#readmore]When I bought my time share at Sedpma Pines, RCI assured me that availability was not a problem because only members of the program can access the timeshares. I have since learned that availability is a serious problem, RCI engages in the practice of skimming a large percentage of the timeshares from the system, including many prime timeshares, and renting them to the general public at a profit to RCI, or selling them to vendors who then rent them to the general public.

As a result, no matter how... 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 »