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Free Travel From Timeshare Presentations

Screen Shot 2013-05-16 at 12.10.17 AMThere are tons of ways to get free hotel nights. It’s incredible. And while most of us only focus on turning credit card rewards into amazing vacations, there are other ways folks! I mean ways outside of our circle, besides the big promotions and hotel Best Rate Guarantees. One way, outside of the normal ways to get free nights, would be Timeshare Presentations.

Lately people have shared stories with me about getting all kinds of free things including food or room and board. First let me explain a little bit about what a timeshare presentation is and how getting free stuff works.

Timeshare (noun)

“The arrangement whereby several joint owners have the right to use a property as a vacation home under a time-sharing scheme.”

Years ago I met a guy who really works the system to get timeshare rentals, which I’ll share more about in a later post. But I never really pursued it until recently.

Basically, hotels and hotel chains really want to sell you a longterm/lifetime commitment to their hotel. This is so profitable for them that they will actually pay you to sit through their sales pitches (that should be warning enough that it’s a bad sign for you). In fact, there are companies and individuals that make a living providing “leads” to the hotel. Meaning, that someone can get paid just by telling you about or taking you to the timeshare sales pitch. So you and the person who made the connection (a website or person off the street) get paid for sitting through this “90 minute” presentation.

 

So what do I get?

It can be a wide range of things. Show tickets, food vouchers, hotel nights, hotel discounts or even cash, all for just listening to the presentation.

How do I find these things?

That is a good question. Sometimes it’s pretty simple and sometimes it’s luck.

I heard that people at the concierge desk at a resort will sometimes invite you to a presentation. But I’m not sure how high percentage that is. So we’ll stick with strategies people can consistently score free things, food and travel with.

On the street

If you’re in touristy areas like Las Vegas, Orlando, Myrtle Beach, Cancun, etc… These people will snatch you off the street. They might have a booth or a place set up on the main drag to grab “targetted” people. Again, these people are mostly commissioned and are more worried about getting people to the presentation and the hotel is more worried about doing the targeting.

You may be able to google “timeshare promotions” or “timeshare presentations” “in [Las Vegas]” or wherever you’re planning on going and see where these people lurk. Perhaps there will be a forum thread of people sharing their experiences and where they got scooped up.

Online

There are a number of ways to find presentations online. This is also the best source that I’m aware of for securing your presentation ahead of time. These deals are usually discounts on the hotel giving the presentation. You can find all inclusive resorts for $50 a night for two adults. It’s not free but it’s still a good deal. I’ve never done an all inclusive (after all if you’re spending $100 a day in food in mexico, you are getting ripped off!), but food, drinks and lodging, all resort-quality for $50 a night is a great deal. At the cost of a “90 minute presentation.”

Erik in the comments has a great but simple tip: It’s not too hard to get a an offer, simply go to one of the major timeshare company web sites (Hilton Grand Vacations, Diamond International, Marriott Vacation Club, Starwood Vacation Network, etc.) and fill out their contact form. They may call you – if they do, ask about promo offers because you prefer to “try before you buy”.

The digital middle man

It’s the same middle man concept except online. There are companies that have a template to sell these presentations. Here is a great example.

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First of all this is not a one day sale. The sale does not end in “12 hours, 21 minutes, 21 seconds”, it’s just a bunch of sales tactics. Everyday it will be the same deal for this hotel on this site.

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At the bottom of the website you’ll find the terms and conditions, I guess it doesn’t hurt to read them but you have to call anyways and they’ll let you know if you qualify or not.

In this case the participants must be between the income levels of $30,000 – $60,000. And this example says that there is a daily $20 resort fee. Making the real price $70 a night. Still not bad… but I hate hidden fees! I wonder if you can call and bargain the rate down to $30 a day then, making the realistic price $50.

But there are other options but let me give some examples of this template style timeshare presentation seller.

I found these by googling the phone number on the above 5 star Cancun page:

Similarly I found these on google as well:

[side rant]: Vacation People is my favorite. Not because of the deals but because it’s such a good attempt at pretending to be a real hotel site. They have a fake calendar set up to show unlimited availability. It’s to prove that your timeshare can be used whenever. They even have a preloader .gif to the calendar (that I copied and put below) that makes it look like the calendar is actually checking availability. When it’s just a calendar that shows green for every date ever. No searching is involved. Screen Shot 2013-05-15 at 3.04.33 PM[/side rant]

Online Classifieds and Auctions

Ebay and Craigslist are also good ways to find presentations. In touristy resort areas like Cancun you can try searching Ebay with the following format: [Location] and words like “presentation”, “90 minutes”, “all inclusive”, or “resort”. You can also check different Ebay categories like “travel packages” and use broader words in your search.

If you see a great deal and are interested in related locations try viewing that seller’s profile and their other items for sale. Even on the Ebay results the person selling often pretends to be personal, when really they are just selling leads, chances are they’ll have multiple options.

Make sure you know whether the price is nightly or for the entire stay.

The phone

This happened to me when I was in Queenstown, New Zealand. I was at the Crowne Plaza and liked the Hilton better so wanted to switch back, so I called the Hilton (because PC doesn’t give free internet to Plats). Deals online were awesome! Like $60 a night but over the phone the rate was much higher so I backed out and said I’d book online instead (at a nearby coffee shop). But before I hung up I was given the pitch, “would you like ‘X’ amount of miles for learning more about Hilton vacations?” Sure.

 

Who they target

In general they look for married couples above the age of 35. I’ve seen a few pages that suggest that the “wife” needs to be present. Maybe they feel it’s easier to take advantage of the kinder gender. And the real reason they target people 35 or above is it’s their best guess as to who is financially secure. I guess they assume that the majority of the time you can assume someone in their 20s is not financially secure.

They also might ask your income as they are looking for people who are financially secure. One inside source said they targeted people with incomes above $50,000 a year. With my experience calling Hilton it was very apparent that they were targeting people who make more than $80,000 a year. On the phone they quick asked me some preliminary questions to figure out if I qualified. The “questions” were… “how much money do you make a year”. There were four choices and the first option was “under $80,000 a year”. Either they wanted to a tactful way to figure out if I made under $80,000 and gave four options as an illusion, or they would do further sales pitch targeting based on your income. Either way, I was given the boot and a slight points compensation after revealing my income was indeed in the first category.

Warning and things to remember

First of all, if you are buying online, make sure you read what it is you’re buying. It’s good to know when you can use it and also good to know of any restrictions.

Do not buy a timeshare! They will use every sales tactic to make it seem like a good idea and that you should buy now, but it’s not a good idea and you don’t need to buy now. Whether you’re looking at a timeshare site or listening to a presentation remember this: it is not a one day sale, it will be the same price tomorrow.

I’ve heard horor stories as to how long the “90 minutes” lasts when the prize is given after the presentation. At least if you book online you already have your room and aren’t expecting any more goodies. But still the presenters do often give hard sells. I’ve heard two strategies going in: First, just say you’re not going to buy upfront and that you’re not interested in the pitch but only in the prize. Maybe even say that you would never buy without thinking about it for a week and that you don’t believe the scarcity sales pitch (that it won’t be here tomorrow). Others have said that acting interested makes the sales pitch softer as the presenter thinks the sale is in the bag. I kind of prefer the first, more honest approach as the presenters are commission pay and should have the option to not waste their breath. Win win.

Christian (a regular reader and friend I got to meet recently) was telling me about his hilarious experience in the timeshare sales pitch. When it came time to close the deal they got serious and asked him how much he spent on travel a year. Their next question was how often- when he told them about all the international destinations he and his family of four had gone to on the price he mentioned, they thought he was being goofy. So they started to ask him how he does it and by the end of it they were taking notes! “I’m going to email you later!” They told him as he walked out.

I want people to feel free to comment any tips or experiences they have had in getting great deals from sitting through timeshare sales pitches. If you have anything to add that could help other people interested in the subject, including links and places to check out, add them below.

My honest recommendation

This is not the best way to get free or cheap travel. Generally the rates are only discounted and the pitch can be intense. I’m currently spending two weeks at a 5 star luxury hotel and it’s completely free. As I always say, miles and points can be acquired cheaper and used better. One great credit card signup bonus could earn enough for a free week at a hotel (or better yet an international flight). Seriously, if I have a good credit score and can get good signup bonuses, why in the world would I suffer through a timeshare presentation? If I have credit cards that earn points and I can find sneaky ways to rack up spends on gift cards I can turn into cash, why would I do a timeshare? In short, I will give it a try, but I will never see this being as beneficial as collecting miles and points, and learning how to use them. But if it works for you, maybe I can learn from it.

Update: I do not have contacts to any hotel, resort or organization that does timeshares. I just used Dr. Google and put together a post on it. I specialize in using rewards points from the best credit cards and promotions, and using them to book dream trips. If you would like to find a presentation, I’m afraid I can’t help anymore than the post above and the comments below.

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198 Comments

  1. We’ve done a few of these presentations, they can be great values especially if you are a family. You just need to have the willpower to forcefully say no and mean it, no matter what they say. Keep track of the time and if your agreed time has lapsed, you can safely walk out because you have fulfilled your obligation under the promotional terms. It’s not too hard to get a an offer, simply go to one of the major timeshare company web sites (Hilton Grand Vacations, Diamond International, Marriott Vacation Club, Starwood Vacation Network, etc.) and fill out their contact form. They may call you – if they do, ask about promo offers because you prefer to “try before you buy”. Understand that it is rarely ever a good deal to buy a timeshare from the developer. If you are interested in the concept, do your research at sites like http://www.tugbbs.com and buy your timeshare on the resale market. Your wallet will thank you.

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    • I entered a contest at Pizza Hut last summer and was called about a tour at a resort in Virginia. It was great! The presentation was short, sweet and to the point, and I didn’t purchase a thing! Though we had to travel a bit to get to the site, We actually left with a $225 general gift card, $50 to Pizza Hut AND 2 other similar vacations at various US locations! I’d highly recommend these timeshare deals to anyone looking for an inexpensive way to travel. Thanks for the article presenting a few more. :-)

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      • If you want to do a 90 to 120 minutes of your time and save then i can help. I only have resohrts in mexico the top spots mind you.

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        • Interested in a mexico trip

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  2. I’ve done several of these. Back in the day, the “prizes” were very good. The best one I ever did gave me $100 in actual restaurant gift cards (Olive Garden and TGI Fridays I believe) just for showing up. And then, after the presentation, we got a voucher for a free Carnival (yeah, Carnival) cruise to Mexico. From LA. We lived in ATL at the time and I worked for Delta, so we could fly out there to catch the cruise for free.

    Nowadays though, it seems the “prizes” are tied up in lots of strings and it’s almost impossible to actually use them.

    My “bad” experience (which really wasn’t horrible) was last summer. I bought a deal on Groupon for $30. It gave me a 2 night hotel stay in Gatlinburg and a $100 dining voucher (worthless restaurants.com) for sitting through a presentation. (of course the 90 minutes is usually more like 3 hours) Anyway..when I made the booking I had to pay a $50 deposit that I was told I would get back after I mailed in the stamped voucher from the timeshare place. I did. But no $50 refund. I called them in Oct and they said they were working on processing all the refunds. I called again in Jan and the number was disconnected and no sign of the company online anymore. OUt of business. Buyer beware.

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    • Inalso bought a groupon for a place in playa, but every time i have tried to book, there is no supposed availability. Money wsted. And no one would refund my money!

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      • You can contact Groupon and get your money back. I refuse to say “money wasted”. I work hard for my money. I am sure you do too.

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  3. How lame do you have to be to sit thru a sales pitch for 90 minutes, let alone consider doing it? I’d rather sleep in the gutter than whore myself for the sake of saving a few bucks.

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    • While your in the gutter ill be in a hotel saving a few hundred dollars a night. You are definitely the cool one though. Keep rocket there Bon Jovial. Lol

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    • Wife and I went to Playa del Carmen a couple years back. We found a guy selling excursion vouchers who hooked us up with the timeshare circuit. We always did morning presentations (9:00AM or so) which forced us to get up and make the most of our day. For each resort we went to we got $150 US dollars and about $50 in pesos. We made $1400 on our trip. And all we had to do was go to a 90 minute presentation 7 of our 10 days… a few secondary benefits include: getting treated to the BEST food the resorts have to offer (they aren’t going to take you to the regular buffet if they are trying to sell you their timeshares… you get some pretty upscale treatment) and you get to check out surrounding resorts for your next stay. You also get free transportation to and from the resorts. But you probably know best, cool guy… so go ahead and take your vacation, sleep until noon each day, head down to the crappy breakfast buffet, eat your fill of pancakes and whipped cream, drink a few margaritas, get a sunburn, have your photo taken with any number of exploited or endangered animals, head back to the crappy lunch buffet for a .99 cent mystery meat burger or three, have a few more margaritas at the swim-up bar, finish your night with a crappy dinner buffet consisting of 38 types of processed mystery meat dishes followed by a final few margaritas, head back to your room, vomit in the sink, lather, rinse, repeat… then go back home fatter, redder and poorer. Sounds like a great plan.

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      • Jake, I want to do exactly what you did. Who did you speak with and where? I’m impressed!

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  4. I was able to get a Wyndham Resorts stay down to $99 for a 3 day, 2 nights with a $150 Amex gift card and a $25 Avis voucher. I’m willing to sit through the presentation. Experiencing New Orleans Mardi Gras in French Quarter for free is worth it to me.

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    • WHAT WEBSITE WAS THE WYNDHAM RESORT STAY LOCATED AT?

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  5. Last winter we gave the IMS website a try and booked at an all-inclusive in Cancun. Our deal was ridiculously cheap. It came out to about $300 for the 2 of us for 4 nights. The hotel was fine, food okay, beach pretty. I am not a fan of all-inclusive and it will be a long while before we do it again. But considering we flew down to Cancun with miles, and that I live in Western NY and it was the dead of winter, I was happy to get away for a cheap vacation. The time share presentation wasn’t too bad. They got a little nasty the last 5 minutes when they sent in the head honcho to use a last resort technique (bullying) on us. But we escaped just fine.

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  6. @ Erik – Thanks I added that tip in the post.

    @ Laura – Yea, I try to stay away from unknown brand incentives that are tied up or require deposits and things. But a Carnival Cruise is killer!

    @ Paul – I don’t imagine I would mind listening to someone for 90 minutes all that much but I do know other people feel it would be awful. But a Carnival Cruise can be over 1 grand! So unless you make $660+ an hour, it seems totally worth it.

    @ Temo – That’s a great deal, how did you find and get it?

    @ Jasmine – Yea, that’s unbeatable. Although, I’m not sure I value all-inclusives too much as they are normally well over $100 more a night. Why people pay for that in Mexico where food and drinks are super cheap, I don’t know.

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  7. Best solution I ever heard for the pitch (and I have not researched this heavily) was simply to say ‘I’ll take it’ !! Most if not all of these timeshares have a backout policy that allows for a full refund within 3-7 days of making the decision. Once you sign up, get out of there, have a good time and cancel when you get home. They cannot apply the same pressure over the phone…..

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    • Unfortunately, it seems the resorts are catching on to this strategy. They are putting a clause in the contracts now that says the contract is not cancellable by the member/owner. There may be a way around it, but probably only with legal help. Also, I’ve read some other accounts where they employ other strategies to keep you from canceling, including avoiding phone calls and making threats regarding foreclosures, reporting to credit bureaus, filing suits, etc. So, I’m not sure this strategy works so well these days. They’ve figured that one out.

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    • Yes. I recently bought a Kirby due to the “overly aggressive sales tactics” just to get the man out of my house. I cancelled the next day and there was no grief.

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    • That is exactly what I did and it worked. I only stayed for 30 minutes of the presentation and canceled the day I got home

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  8. Me and my wife did one of these things through http://www.lasvegastimesharepromotions.com. It was alright, but it lasting longer than the “90 minutes” that we were told. However, if you want to get hooked up with some free gifts just for showing up it seemed worth it to us. We had a good time, they hooked us up with a show and dinner just for coming. Hard to complain…

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  9. There is a lot of bad stigma when it comes to timeshare presentations. After years in the Resort business I’ve decided to give back to the future travelers to Las Vegas. After working out different venues with several Geo Holiday Resorts and Shows as well as Dining. Im now extending a 3 day 2 night VegaStay complimentary at one of our Resorts. Once you have arrived into Vegas and checked into your Resort courtesy of VegaStay, you will be required to take a 120 minutes timeshare tour of Geo Holiday at the Jockey Club. I know other companies say 90 minutes but ours if 120 minutes. If you decide you are purchasing a timeshare then yes it will take longer. Now we do offer a $99 refundable deposit and you will get this back in cash after your tour or in the form of payment you first paid with. There is no voucher that you have to mail back or anything like that. If you would like to learn more please feel free to visit our website or give me a call. Thank you Drew for letting me tell my short story on your site. Happy Travels!!

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    • Tell me more….

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  10. Looking for a timeshare in New Hampshire, Maine or Cape Cod for August 23-26 or August 28-31

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  11. I would like to receive offers for time share presentations in California.

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      • do you still have offers available? I am looking to book a trip to cancun?

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        • I have Omni Hotel on the beach in Cancun. Everyone seems to love it.

          5 nights 6 days $399
          Call me if you prefer:

          +521 987 1051103
          Lin.

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          • Do you have a email Lin? I’m interested in the Cancun trip ..

          • Do you have any deals for cancun in November for couples

          • Is it for one room or? We have 2 little ones and 2 teens….Would we all fit in one roon for that price?

          • i am interested in that Omni Hotel deal. Family of 6 (2 adults, 4 kids)

        • I have Villa Del Plamar so people please check it out for a family of four its only 499 for the total family.Two adults two children under 13 years of age. And no at that price we dont do airfare.

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  12. I want to celebrate my 62nd birthday and retirement in 2014, late February or early March in the Carribean. How can I visit a presentation to connect me with this vacation spot?
    Thank you!

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  13. I’m trying to go to las vegas for my birthday and would like to get in on a trip

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  14. Me an my wife will b traveling to Las Vegas november 1, 2013 we would like to learn about your timeshare promotion

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    • Google Las Vegas timeshare promotions. I did and they have quite a bit.

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  15. Hook me up with web sights for Florida and/or Vegas.

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  16. thanks for your info on time shares

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  17. Would like to see what timeshare is about

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  18. I work in the front end of timeshares i book all inclusive vacations plus mini vacays across the us that has tours attached reasonably priced anyone interested contact me jbellingham86@gmail.com

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  19. Would like to go with my kids to cancun mexico in January something reasonable or possible Florida!! Does any of the timeshare include the fligh? Cause sometime that could be quiet expensive for us 5. What is the hotel/hilton, marriot etc….

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  20. I actually work in the industry and sell the packages to visit a beautiful time share resort in Orlando or Las Vegas. 4 or 5 days for free. You pay the taxes and resort fees ( $25 to $40 per night) and go to a 2 hour presentation. The presentation is a piece of cake, since the resort is owned by a very respected hotel brand and they don’t want to lose the hotel business. Best deal going right now. My family has all taken advantage of this deal and want to do it again. I have no problems with the product at all. Feel free to email me for details.

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    • Please email me about the Orlando timeshare!

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    • I am interested in Las Vegas, Florida, and bahamas or something similiar… even alaska or maine!!

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    • would like info on the orlando timeshare presentation looking for a 5 nt stay

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    • please email me timeshare deals… im very interested

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        • Yes , thanks I just got engaged and want me and my fiancé to go on a inexpensive trip for ourselves

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        • Want a Free Vacation to Massanutten & $100

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          • yes please send information

        • Hi Erica is the free vacation @ Massanutten Resort in VA, still valid,in need of a vacation ,thanks

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    • HEY,
      PLEASE SEND ME THE WEBSITE OR PHONE # i WOULD LIKE TO GO TO ORLANDO.

      THANKS

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    • Could you please send me the information on the time share presentation in Las Vegas and Orlando. Thanks

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      • Sure need your email address, Vegas, Orlando, New Orleans available now 4/3 nights complete package includes $200 free food, $100 Visa Card, Hilton stay and much more…

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        • Would like Las Vegas promo info please.

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          • Would like the vegas promo with airfare

        • Hi, I’m planning a trip to New Orleans in a few months and am very interested. Could you contact me at mnqwise@yahoo.com

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        • Orlando please and/or anywhere carribean, THANK YOU and Happy New Year!

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        • Please send info on Orlando one, including how far from DisneyWorld and if a shuttle is available.

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        • Can ou please send me vacation packages for Vegas Aug 7-11 2014?

          Thanks

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        • Please send me an email

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        • Looking for orlando, Myrtle beach, or las vegas trips. Please reply.

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        • Please send timeshare presentation information for Orlando and other southern cities for my Wife and I. Thank you much

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        • Looking for orlando/universal studios hotel deals

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        • Need vegas info on the strip

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        • Top3Travel Destinations: please send info for Vegas. Thanks, Jeff

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        • Could you send me info on the timeshare for Vegas?

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        • Could you please send me the information on the time share presentation on any destination.

          Thanks

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        • can you please send me the information on the time share presentation in Orlando please it would be greatly appreciated

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        • hi! can you email me las vegas packages pls.

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          • I need the presentation for Vegas can you please send it to me thank you

        • I’m wanting to look into seeing what’s up with the Florida timeshare thing can u send me imfo 716 640 2491

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        • Would love info

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          • This will get you on your way.

        • Interested…

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        • I am interested in the promotion for new Orleans. If you have anything for Tennessee or florida that would be great also. my email is ggribbins21@gmail.com. Thanks

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    • Please email me more information…are there any availability for Christmas…

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      • Yes!

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        • Hi Top3Travel Destinations, can you send me an email or can I send you an email to see what you have for New Orleans or San Francisco? Thanks!

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        • Hi Top3Travel Destinations,

          I am interested in something in the San Francisco area. Any info you have would be greatly appreciated.
          thanks

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    • Could you give me the information? I am interested.
      Thanks

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    • Joe Johnson Pls send me all info you may have about
      these discounted time sh tour vacays in orlando.

      Tks, M. Simmons

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    • would love to know more about the 4 days in vegas, im going there next month, thanks

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    • Hey wanna go to vegas next week .

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    • can you provide me with details on visiting time share promotions please?

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    • Hi
      I would like info on free report stays Thanks

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    • Please send me some into on trips….

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    • What is your email address? I am very interested on giving this a try. You can email me at juliocbetancourt@gmail
      Thank you .

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    • I would love to hear about this package. Please email me the details to visit Orlando.

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    • Im wanting to plan a family trip from may 14 to may 21 to vegas .we r very much interested in buying timeshare and figured what a better time to check it out but need to know where to start ….help. please

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    • Hi Joe, my wife and II want to celebrate our anniversary in Vegas in November. like many others , money is not falling from the trees, so we would definitely be interested in promotions and no problem in sitting through a presentation.

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    • I’m looking for a getaway with my family to Orlando, we want to visit the majic kindom …do you have any deals?

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    • I’m looking for a getaway with my family to Orlando, we want to visit the majic kindom …do you have any deals? Please email me

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    • Please send me timeshare information and free gifts, hotels.

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    • Can u please give us your email address

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    • Interested in vegas or Orlando deal you mentioned for late March first week of April

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    • Interested…..

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    • I would like more information on these deals. Pls

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  21. I’ll do you one better. There is an all-inclusive resort on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic that has $12-$30 sales several times throughout the year and you do not have to attend the presentation (even though they sure as hell hope you will. I paid $12 a night there last year (and they gave us a junior suite!) and coming again for $19 a night in 2 weeks.
    I have a write up about it: $29 a night All-Inclusive in DR

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    • interested in timeshare promotion. free stay

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    • Would like the website for the DR deal.

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  22. Do not believe everything you hear during the timeshare presentation: Timeshare presentations are known for being extremely high-pressure and for using misleading sales tactics. You will be told that a timeshare is a good investment, that you can travel all over the world with it, that you can sell it easily, that you can rent your weeks in case you cannot use them. Those statements are not true. Ask as many questions as possible and be sure that all the verbal promises are written in the contract.

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  23. I would be interested in a timeshare presentation during Thanksgiving/Christmas. you can send me the details at
    gurajala.vijay at gmail

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  24. There are good timeshares out there, as well as there are people who feel happy about their timeshare purchases, especially those who enjoy to vacation at the same place and are not spontaneous travelers. Unfortunately, due to the big number of timeshare scams being committed against many vacationers, the industry has gained a terrible reputation.

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  25. Looking for a time share in Curaceo

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  26. Timeshare fraud has been around since the timeshare idea was created, but they increase during poor economy. When times are difficult, timeshare owners are stuck with properties they can´t travel to or even afford. Desperate to recoup some money to pay for bills, they can easily become victims to scams artists pretending to be their timeshare salvation who will take upfront fees -as much as five number figures in some cases- but fail to fulfill their promise.

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  27. Top3Travel Destinations Can you please email me some information to jennigalvis06@hotmail.com Thank you

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  28. Hi guys. If you live in Southern California (la, OC and San Diego) I have travel vouchers for hawaii, vegas and a few other locations. We also offer cruises and restaurant vouchers, all you have to do is attend the 90-120 min presentation and you will receive your gift. There is no obligation to buy, you only need to show up on time and listen to the presentation. For more info, please email me at Skyhighvip@gmail.com

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  29. I am intersted in a timeshare tour for Shenandoah Crossing in Gordonsville VA. Does anyone ahve any information on that?

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  30. Top3Travel Destinations and others, I am considering taking our family of 5 on a 4-day vacation with a Timeshare promo at the beginning of April. Would prefer a location Mexico, Carribean or Florida on the beach. All-Inclusive is an added bonus.

    If any promotions are available, please email me.

    Thanks!
    – Andrew

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  31. If you take a look on eBay, you will certainly find a cheap timeshare for sale. Some time shares are sold for even less than a dollar. Unfortunately, the majority of timeshare presentations, if not all, are high-pressure and misleading, and they use all type of deceptive sales tactics to get a sale done. However, a cheap timeshare for sale is not a good deal. Even when the timeshare is paid in full, there are still lots of financial responsibilities that are attached to them

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  32. I’d like to attend a presentation at a timeshare in Hawaii. I’m not too picky about which Island, but Kona or Maui would be ideal. My husband and hope to go to Hawaii this May or June. Any promo presentations out there? We’d consider Cape Cod as well, since it is closer to home…I am interested in timeshares that may be exchanged with other people’s properties internationally. Thanks. Hannah

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    • I also am looking to go to Hawaii and would like to try a timeshare resort before buying, any suggestions?

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  33. looking for a presentation in fl preferably Jacksonville or somewhere close please and thank you

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  34. I am interested in packages for Vegas in August 2014.

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  35. I went with my husband to Villa del Palmar presentation and we paid 399 for 5 days vacation. We didn’t mind the 3hours presentation since we were there without kids. The lady was nasty but we knew we won’t buy any timeshare.
    I would def go again

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  36. I have some very nice packages available for Mexico Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Puerto Vallarta.
    In addition I have Punta Cana DR, Florida Orlando ( actually Kissimmee ) and Daytona, Bahamas, (Freeport on the beach).

    I also have fabulous deals in Bali Indonesia, I lived there for 6 months, and I have Phuket and Koh Samui in Thailand. I lived in Phuket for 6 years so I know it well.

    Ill be happy to help anyone who would like to take advantage of them.

    Please be aware that the presentations are generally getting softer and more sincere as the hotels with good reputations realize that people i.e. you and I , are perfectly willing to listen to their story and evaluate their holiday programs in return for a discounted or free room for a few days. Its good business for everyone.
    Cheers from Cozumel, Mexico.

    Lin Ronald
    My phone is +521 987 105 1103 and email is remaxbocas@gmail.com
    skype is lin.ronald

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    • I’m interested Mexico, Bahamas and Florida

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      • Also when your in Cancun or Playa Del Carmen stop by my office on 5th ave for your tours.

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    • Hello Lin, do you still have deals for any of those resorts? family of 6 (2 adults, 3kids and an infant)

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  37. I have access to about 30+ timeshare vacation promotions. We are all about the terms and conditions. If you have questions about timeshare promotions give us a call at (855)804-8381 or visit our sit at http://www.IWantToTravelTo.com Thanks!

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  38. Are you still interested in a package? I’ve got some to Orlando, Vegas, Myrtle Beach and the Smoky Mountains! 4 days 3 nights and more nights can be added on. You can stay at the hotel or the resorts. Travels 4-9 guests. These are with a very reputable hotel branch so the tour is 120 minutes and they don’t want to lose your business staying there in the future.

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    • Please send me information on the packages listed. I’m ready to go on vacation.
      Thank you

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    • I am interested in the timeshares. Can you please give me more information please.
      thanks
      Vannesa

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    • Hi,
      Please send me information on the packages.

      Thanks

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    • I am interested in the Orlando timeshare. Can you please email me some info. Looking for sep 2014. Thanks

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    • If you still have timeshares for the smoky mountains, I would love them! chimerican22@gmail.com

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    • Im interested can email me info on Orlando

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    • Please send me info for Gatlinburg trip. Thanks!

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  39. Personally, I think that timeshares are really scary. I get really nervous, because I know that they really try to sell things to you until you give in, but fortunately I have never fallen for it. I was recently introduced by a friend to a page that does exactly what this article is about. It’s for the Grand Palladium resort chain in the rivieramaya and I went with my husband for a week. We only had to pay 1000 dollars and we had a great time. Although, the presentations aren’t the best it was worth the savings. It was a Palladium discovery promotion thing the web page that we used if anyone wants to go down there.

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  40. Anyone living near or going to Vegas, or Salt Lake City call me to get details on presentations and great gifts for attending including free Vegas Stays.

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      • Hi there,
        I’m going to be traveling this week and or next week to Las Vegas. Can u please contact me with more information. But I also would love to get more information on all other places I can travel with my family and I don’t mind sitting in a presentation as long as it is well worth my while in time.

        Email Laquanaw@yahoo.com

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    • Hi Jon,

      I will be traveling to Vegas later this year. Please email me info at Katrina.scotts@gmail.com

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    • Hi Jon, I will be going to Park City in 3 weeks, could you give me the details on presentations in Salt Lake City or Park City? Thanks, you can email me to vannesathricik@gmail.com

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  41. I just came back from the Massresort.com timeshare promotion. The place is beautiful. We did a $75 deposit for 3 days 2 nights. After the ” 1 hour” tour (ended up being about 3 hours) we went back to the little cafe thingy and was given some figures about the prices of timeshares. The first price we were given was $19,000 then my boyfriend and myself said no. Then, some lady came in and said she can “CRUNCH” the numbers for us. Came back and said $10,000. We declined that also, and she was VERY SHORT with us after that. Finally, we said out thank you and good-byes and we hauled off to another room where some other guy asked if $4000 was a better price….. (How does the price go from $19,000-$4,000?) After, all of that was done, we were given a $200 Visa Pre-Paid debit card and a coupon booklet that included an entire weeks stay for free along with free activities.

    Overall, I enjoyed it all.

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    • How can I get this package deal

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  42. I’ve noticed that the majority of the rentals state income of $50,000. Is there a way to get around that?

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  43. I would like to go to a presentation in Vegas and stay for free while we do the presentation!!

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  44. I would really like to take my wife to Las Vegas for our anniversary

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  45. Never buy a timeshare in Mexico (or any other foreign country). I’ve heard more than my share of horror stories. Not to mention, you are bound by the laws of that country which can end up very badly for you if things go south!

    Having been in the timeshare industry (not anymore), but still in the travel industry, I can tell you that there are much better alternatives like travel clubs that offer the same kind of resorts and even more properties for a fraction of what you would pay for a timeshare.

    You’ve just got to do your research – and be a savvy traveler.

    Corrisa
    http://globalresortsmembershipnetwork.com/

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    • Corrisa, I have purchased a vacation plan in Mexico that I would like to sell. Any suggestions?

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  46. Looking for a time share presentation in Disneyland! Within a month!! Thank you!!

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  47. anybody know of a timeshare deal for new orleans?

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  48. Interested in a free trip to Hawaii, Napa Valley, or San Francisco?
    Maybe Disneyland tickets?
    Message me and I can set this up.. (need to sit through 90minute tour)
    Must live in southern california to attend tour..
    email me for more details!
    rrradial at gmail.com

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    • I am interested, please email me and let me know how can I get a timeshare in SF? Thanks!

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    • my email is vannesathricik at gmail dot com

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    • I’m interested in all the above plus whatever else you might have to offer can you please email me Laquanaw@yahoo.com

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  49. We signed up to go to a timeshare presentation and on the thing we signed it says “this is intended for people with income over $40,000.”

    If I don’t make over $40,000 am I not qualified for the trip?
    Do I have to provide proof?

    Also, they ask that we bring our id and a major credit card as proof of identity. Why do they need a card?

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  50. Hello there, I am looking for a way to take my hubby and daughter on our very first family vacation in 19 years. My husband is a recent retired disabled veteran of the Army of 20 years and at 43 my husband is 9 months into his first time of sobriety from alcohol in 30 years. We never had a honeymoon or were ever able to take a vacation because of his addiction and when he was sober it was 2 deployments in a war zone overseas fighting for his life. I want to surprise him on his 1 year of his new life. We are on a very tight budget due to daughters graduation and loss of active duty pay down to retired and most places do not give retired military perks anymore. I would love to take them to Florida but willing to go anywhere that is CHEAP! Willing to do timeshares or other promotional deals since retired now. =} #785-375-3837 and email is riggsfamily4@yahoo.com

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  51. BEWARE!!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS LINK IS A VIRUS

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  52. i want to travel to myrtle beach on july13-july17.my phone # is 321-746-9320

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  53. Awesome information provided on the site. I would like to know if you had any more specifically for Aruba? Thanks! thomas(underscore)huger(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  54. I am an owner at Massanutten Resort. I’m part of a program that takes referrals from me and gives the complimentary stays. It’s 3 days and 2 nights at Massanutten resort. You have to make a 100$ deposit and you get that back after the tour, and they also give you an extra 100$ for coming, if you are interested call 5404346277 and just give them my name.

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    • what is your name or member number please? i am interested in checking out your va resort.

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  55. I’m interested in learning more about timeshares in some locations such as : Gatlinburg, Nashville, and Chicago. Please email me at : Mandy.j.Jones.81@gmail.com

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  56. I would like more information on the timeshare locatons.

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  57. Not a lot of locations to choose from, but gives you all what you want.

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  58. I’m interested in more information for several locations including Texas. Thanks!

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  59. I am looking for a timeshare presentation in orlando. Can anybody give me some info please

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  60. Hi! I’m looking for a timeshare promotion for New Orleans for Mardi Gras 2015.

    Thanks!!

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  61. would like to buy timeshare are there any free trip with the promotion and presentation of the timeshare to buy

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    • I have a wonderful vacation plan that I would like to sell. Please email me if you would like to discuss. Thank you.

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  62. Interested in timeshare presentations in Los Angeles, Anahiem, San Diego, San Dimas and Newport Beach email me at vacationsLA@outlook.com. Great gifts.

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    • I am interested please email me the details

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  63. Please send me info on a Las Vagas I am trying to look at timeshares for a vacation to Vagas in Nov. Thank you

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    • Email me, we do have gifts for Las Vegas travel.

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  64. I actually own a company that schedules timeshare presentations. I’ve attended many myself and if it’s not for you, you need to be able to say no. However, sometimes they really do make sense for some people. Either way, it is true that you can save hundreds of dollars just for attending! I say, if you want to save some real money, spend 90 – 120 minutes listening to what they have to tell you! If anyone is interested in giving it a try, I manage multiple locations nationwide including Orlando, Myrtle Beach, Branson, etc. For example, I can get you 3 nights in a luxury resort as well as 2 tickets to Disney for only $189!!! Try to beat that on your own! Shoot me an e-mail at misty.rogers@legacytravel.us if you would like some info!

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  65. I would like timeshare presentation info at any Disney and Vegas location! Looking to book soon! Thanks!

    michaelfg76@gmail.com

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  66. i want info

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  67. Hello, I work for a company that does 90 minute presentations for a great vacation offer. The vacation we offer is for Hilton Head SC for 4days/3nights(if you do not like Hilton Head we have two different locations to choose from; Ormond Beach FL and Branson MO) , 3day/2night to any location of your choosing in the US, $100 in dining dough which means we give you $100 to eat for your entire stay at any restaurant on the island, $50 visa card, and if meet requirements additional bonuses. All those gifting are yours for just the flat rate of $169!! That’s not per person or night and includes taxes and fees. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to give me a call on my office phone (855)705-6494 Mon, Wed, Fri 4pm-9pm. Tue and Thur 12pm-9pm and sat 10am-3pm..Ask for Ayanna

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  68. More information thanks

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  69. I would to get more information on this asap.

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  70. The best offers we have vacationed on have been by signing up for hotel rewards acct, you then are in the database and they send you special invitations for vacation offers. We just got home from staying at the amazing Hyatt Kanaapali Maui resort, large 2 bedroom with full kitchen , living room and lanai for $800….so its not free but when I called to book directly they quoted $1380 per night and it was amazing so not free but worth the 6k+ savings anyday! Personally Im not too interested in the Vegas, Orlanda, Cancun typical timeshare spots but going to Hawaii and the more exclusive properties are work a 90 minute presentation

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  71. I would like to know of any time share vacations that may be for the Daytona Beach and Orlando area. We tried to do a nice vacation a few years back and had to leave after being only l8 hours down there. Amanda a little girl who was going with us ended up having an attack where she stopped breathing and was rushed to the hospital. We were down in Florida and had to rush back up just to have her mad because she was allowed to leave the hospital and could have been in Florida that evening. So we would like to try and take her now since she is a little older.
    And the reason for time share is that if we see we like it and can afford it, it would be a place to be able to plan to go to each year, and it should in the long run be a little cheaper.

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  72. I enjoy timeshares. Can anyone email me on trips and free stuff. I am willing to do presentations renecia_williams@yahoo.com

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  73. Hello, I am very new to this… Could someone please talk to me directly about how to get these. We have out 10 yr anni coming up. I would live to stay in Jamaica and get these sick rates for an all-inclusive. Could some one recommend what to do… Thank you

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  74. I am interested in visiting timeshares. Please send me information on vacations you have to offer. Thank you. hansi@windstream.net

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  75. I am interested in the time share promo. Please send me some info. ggribbins21@gmail.com

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  76. i am looking for timeshare presentations in the Virginia area that offer free night stays.

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  77. I’d like more information.

    Thank you.

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