Timeshare Articles



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Published by David Van Norman

The U.S. timeshare industry witnessed its eighth consecutive year of growth in 2017, according to the State of the Vacation Timeshare Industry: United States Study 2018 Edition, conducted by EY for the ARDA International Foundation (AIF). Sales volume increased by nearly four percent to…

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hgvc-rci-trading-point-values
Published by David Van Norman

As an HGVC owner, you may want to trade in your points from your home property or season to visit another location outside of the HGVC resort portfolio. Fortunately, HGVC Points Values for RCI exchanges are straight-forward and easy to…

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Published by David Van Norman

One of the greatest gifts of all is the gift of new horizons, novel experiences, and stories that last a lifetime. What better way, for an HGVC timeshare owner, to bestow these qualities upon their closest of family and friends…

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timeshare-seasons-explained
Published by David Van Norman

As the timeshare industry has evolved over the last few decades, timeshare seasons have found a stable home in a majority of the name-brand hotel chains, such as Disney, Hilton, Marriott, and Wyndham. In this article, we will break down…

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Published by David Van Norman

With over 45 resort locations across the US, Mexico, Portugal and Europe, Hilton affords owners access to some of the best locations that timeshare ownership can offer. Within that number of locations, there are some premier resorts which are the…

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Extending-The-Life-of-Your-HGVC-Points
Published by David Van Norman

When using your club points each year, it is easy to forget that there are useful benefits available to you in addition to simply spending them annually. By taking advantage of the other features your points can offer, you may…

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Published by David Van Norman

The stock share price for Marriott Vacation Club experienced a sharp rise on Thursday after the company’s fourth quarter and full-year earnings announcement came back with positive outlooks. By midday Thursday, Marriott Vacation Club ’s stock was up to $97.60,…

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Marriott Timeshare Exchange and Trading Power
Published by David Van Norman

When dealing with week-based Marriott Vacation Club ownerships, owners will be able to utilize Interval International to facilitate a trades for traveling to other resorts within the Marriott timeshare collection. In addition to trading for other Marriott resorts, members may also…

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timeshare Myths and misconceptions busted
Published by David Van Norman

Timeshares are too expensive, and offer a poor value to the owner. BUSTED! When the salesperson at the presentation you’re attending sells you a property that is marked up by 300% of the resale value, then finances the purchase at…

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Destination Club Membership Level Benefits
Published by David Van Norman

Marriott’s Destinations Club is an excellent timeshare program that offers the traveler unparalleled flexibility when reserving their annual vacation, and Marriott has come up with a range of membership levels based upon the number of points you choose to purchase.…

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