Timeshare Question

Discussion in 'Orlando Hotels and Attractions' started by tankgirl427, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. tankgirl427

    tankgirl427 DIS Veteran

    Jul 9, 2010
    I have a friend with a RCI timeshare, we are looking to trade it in for a place by Disney. We set up an ongoing search back in January. Do you think there is any chance we could get a DVC for October? We need a place that can sleep 5 people. Thanks!
  2. Upatnoon

    Upatnoon DIS Veteran

    Oct 4, 2005
    I would look over on tugbbs.com for help on this. I read in the wyndham thread where DVC units have been spotted for trading various point amounts.
  3. swilshire

    swilshire DIS Veteran

    Jan 26, 2004
    I think most of the DVC weeks have already gone into RCI through December, so that may mean your friend doesn't have the necessary trade power. Most (if not all) of the 2br units are gone by now.

    If they are in RCI weeks, do you know how many TPU their week is worth? It will take at least 25 to grab a DVC week.

    There are many, many nice RCI resorts in the immediate area if they can't get DVC. Don't wait too long to expand your search to include some of them. The Food & Wine Festival makes October busy, particularly the Columbus Day week.

  4. tjmj9801

    tjmj9801 DIS Veteran

    Dec 21, 2010
    In my experience, as soon as a DVC is posted in RCI, it's spoken for. Especially if it's trade in weeks, not extra weeks. Within an hour or two, 4 availabilities were spoken for the same day that I found ours. Your friend can do an ongoing search. It's under "My Account" in the RCI page. Good luck!

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