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Florida’s Newest Timeshare Bill Stirs Up Controversy

A new bill has made its way through Florida Congress that spells quite a few changes for timeshare owners. Known both as House Bill 453 and Senate Bill 932, the controversial legislation makes a great deal of technical changes to the Florida Vacation Plan and Timesharing Act. The bill’s passing has ruffled some feathers among… View Article

Welcome to the New RedWeek!

Have you had a chance to explore the new RedWeek yet? With a sleek new look and improved functionality, the RedWeek redesign is packed with changes that we’re sure will make posting and searching for timeshares easier than ever. One of the biggest changes is one you’re bound to notice if you’re browsing RedWeek on… View Article

How to Speak Cajun

(A tip of the hat to my niece who calls up and says, “…Hi Annie (Auntie) Helen, how ya be darlin’?”) If you are “fixin to” go to yo (your) timeshare in “Looziana”, (Louisiana) you need to understand the local dialect in order to communicate yo (your) needs clearly. Here’s a quick guide… In Hotels… View Article

April Resort Spotlight – Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows

After months upon month of heated rumors and speculation, Disney Vacation Club’s newest resort – Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows – opened its doors to guests on April 1st! DVC resorts consistently rank highly among vacationers, and the Polynesian Villas and Bungalows appears to be no exception! With an immersive ambiance, premiere Orlando location and… View Article

Is it Time to Sell Your Timeshare?

Timeshares are a fantastic, reliable investment for many vacationers. But sometimes – after the initial honeymoon period has ended – owners might decide they no longer wish to keep their timeshare, or that it’s not as useful as it once was. So many owners remain locked into a timeshare that they’re no longer getting their… View Article

March Resort Spotlight – Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club

Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club is undoubtedly one of RedWeek’s most popular and active resorts. Boasting over 700 active rental postings, this Palm Beach-based resort proves to be a perennial favorite among both Marriott owners and renters looking for accommodations in Aruba. And with that many postings, there’s no doubt that you’ll have no trouble finding… View Article

Maximize Your Chances to Rent Your Week!

You have a desirable week up for rent and an attractive price, and yet you’re still having a hard time moving that week you have up for rent – sound familiar? If you’re just not seeing those inquiries roll in, we have a few tips and tricks that will help you maximize the chances of… View Article

Pets Need a Vacation Too!

As any pet-owner can attest, their critters are more than just furry companions – they’re part of the family! Vacationing with your pet can be an enriching experience for owner and pet alike, but it can be intimidating. Before setting off with Fido or Fluffy in tow, review these tips to ensure that your pet… View Article

Attorney General Launches Outreach to Manhattan Club Owners

A new chapter — among many — has opened in the New York Attorney General’s investigation of possible fraud and securities violations at The Manhattan Club. This week, lawyers for New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched a direct outreach campaign to club owners who previously filed complaints about the Manhattan Club’s sales-and-reservations practices. The… View Article

Is All-Inclusive Right for Your Vacation?

All-inclusive. Just the word conjures up thoughts of delicious meals, tasty desserts and as many martinis as you can drink. But before you sign up for the plan offered by your resort, understand what is really included. Many resorts today offer all-inclusive plans that include the entire property.  All of the amenities, entertainment, tours, activities, plus… View Article