|08-04-2008, 04:27 AM||#1|
Earning My Ears
Join Date: Jul 2008
Renting Points from Main Board
Is it okay to rent using main rent board if I follow all advice re renting like getting references from DVC member, receiving confirmation letter prior to paying any deposit monies etc.
Has anyone else rented from main rent board?
|08-10-2008, 02:06 PM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Essex UK
Yes! Twice with no problems whatsoever!
I paid using my Paypal account which is a safe way to pay. Checking the number of posts a seller has gives some authentication but they can be easily "bumped up" by sending "happy birthday's" etc to other members, or they could have a low score like me as i am an avid reader of posts but don't have time to write!!!
DISNEYHOLIC MUM WITH DH,DD & DS
1980 Fort Wilderness campsite
1998 Dixie Landings
2001 OKW, DCL & BWV
2003 DCL, BWV
2004 HRH, BWV
2006 HRH, BWV
|08-10-2008, 03:06 PM||#3|
Oddly concerned about an elephant living in his pyjamas
The TF would like to see Kevin’s rendition of 'Great balls of fire'
Join Date: Mar 2000
I guess there are no guarantees Claire, but at least with the DIS boards you can check number of posts, how long they have been on the DIS etc.
As with life, you would have to be incredibly to get scammed.
|08-11-2008, 08:43 AM||#4|
Join Date: May 2007
I'm in the UK, but have rented points OUT on the main board without worries. Paypal is a good method for international payments.
|09-06-2008, 04:35 PM||#6|
I may ask for Springs
This year we are doing a adventure day
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Oxford, UK
I have rented point twice off the main board and had no problem.
I rented off 2 really nice people, who emailed a lot of advice about the resort and suggested what request to put in (near elevator etc ) to work best for me.
I paid via paypal and they sent me a copy of the booking conformation.
All in all, it was a really nice experince.
|09-06-2008, 08:14 PM||#7|
I can definitely see this being the Brits cruise
How chuffed would I be to have a mouse in the house
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Hampshire UK
I also have rented twice from the main boards with no problems I have used Paypal to pay and I have also signed a contract with the vendor which although I know isn't watertight gave me some assurance that everything was ok. I agree with the other posters you can check if a poster has posted before if they have rented before etc.
Hope you have a good experience
Lynn and Keith
WDW Xmas 2002
Disney Magic Western and WDW Xmas 2003
DL and West Coast Magic Aug 2005
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