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Travel Insurance Now Available on Bookings With RedWeek Payments

RedWeek teamed up with CSA/Generali Global Assistance to offer travel insurance on rental bookings completed through the RedWeek Payments system.  We are especially excited to announce this partnership because it helps supplement our own cancellation policy – protecting travelers who have to cancel last minute, which we can’t otherwise accommodate.  The CSA/Generali policy includes a…

Canada Rolls out the Welcome Mat for US Timeshare Owners

Canadian tourism officials and timeshare HOAs are aggressively reaching out to US timeshare owners as the travel economy continues to grow worldwide. RedWeek just attended the Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA) annual conference to get a first-hand view of vacation ownership in the Great Lakes Blue Mountain region north of Toronto. Here’s our report. Go…

Hurricane Michael Affecting Timeshare Resorts Along the Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael slammed the Florida Panhandle earlier today as a Category 4 storm, and several timeshare resorts have been evacuated. At this time, we know the following resorts have been evacuated: Destin Club Destin Resort Destin Holiday Beach Resort Wyndham Vacation Resorts at Majestic Sun Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village Bay Club of Sandestin Wyndham…

Most Popular Christmas Picks

Ready to spend Christmas somewhere awesome this year?  RedWeek members are booking these weeks like crazy, but luckily there are still lots of weeks available!  Here are the most-booked Christmas destinations on RedWeek: Hawaii By far the top location for Christmas-travel on RedWeek is Hawaii!  Members’ favorites are: Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club on Oahu…

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Weeks Available!

Time’s running out to book a timeshare for your Thanksgiving vacation! We’ve made it a little easier with a guide to some of the resorts that still have space. No matter where you want to be grateful this year–on a sun-soaked beach, from the powdery slopes, on a lush golf course, or out of the…

Welcome to Summer, While a Soggy Florida Braces for Hurricanes

RedWeek just returned from a long road trip where we attended industry conferences in sunny Las Vegas and supposedly sunny Orlando, but as soon as we got to Orlando, we got the word: Rained Out. Not really, but the Sunshine State turned into the Soggy State during our visit, just in time for the start…

Industry Tries to Debunk 6 Myths about Timeshare Owners

Timeshare owners are a mixed bag: younger, older, wealthy and educated Younger.  Smarter.  Wealthier — and tougher to fool.  That’s the new look timeshare owner for 2018, according to surveys commissioned by the timeshare industry’s trade and lobbying group. In a recent column posted in Developments Magazine, Howard Nusbaum, president of the American Resort Development…