We recently interviewed Brian & Bill Rogers of Timeshare Users Group (TUG) on our show, The Traveling Eye. Bill, the father and founder of TUG told us that there’s no “in the middle” for Timeshare Owners. You either love it or hate it. Why because you either understand the business of Timeshare ownership or don’t. This is exactly why we did the show and looked to TUG for some expert advice.
I think we have all been to a presentation or two. For my husband it became a sport to find and receive the best prize when we were traveling. My issue was to get that prize you had to endure the sales presentation. You were promised a 90 minute presentation but it was never 90 minutes. I started to calculate the amount of time we spent getting to the appointment, the 90 minute presentation, the wave of managers who won’t take no for an answer and finally leaving and discovered it wasn’t worth the prize. I, of course had to convince my husband of this and finally insist. Anyway, I don’t want to go off on my own tangent.
Here’s are the things you wish you knew before you bought that Timeshare or even went to that presentation.
The biggest tip of the day was to RENT a timeshare. You don’t have to own one to rent one. Many Timeshare owners who can’t use their Timeshare will list their time for rent. You can find Timeshare Rentals on TUG’s website through their network of owners or go on EBay. The savings can be as much as 80%.
For more information go to www.tug2.net
Co-Host, The Traveling Eye