Why do owners reach out to strangers on social media about a personal family decision that involves their hard-earned money?

Simple, they don’t understand what they are own and how adding additional points or time will enhance their ownership experience and overall value. It’s not the owner’s fault; the resort doesn’t provide and follow-up during the year to ensure the owner is engaged and understands how to get the maximum value from their investment and… Continue reading Why do owners reach out to strangers on social media about a personal family decision that involves their hard-earned money?

Do you own Hilton Grand Vacation Club, HGV Max?

Starting August 1, 2022, you can covert any or all of your NEXT YEAR’S points to Hilton Honors at a 1:16 conversion ratio. This conversion option is one of the lowest values regarding owning an HGV Max membership. To stay at the Elara in Las Vegas in a Studio Plus unit using Hilton Honors requires… Continue reading Do you own Hilton Grand Vacation Club, HGV Max?

Do you want to fly business or first class?

VOA has you covered; any member of VOA making a business or first class reservation anywhere in the world with any airline directly through VOA will receive a $50.00 discount on every ticket booked! Timeshare and vacation club members, start maximizing your ownership benefits and take advantage of VOA’s exclusive service, Vacation Ownership Portfolio Management.… Continue reading Do you want to fly business or first class?

Are you a Centum+ member with Hilton Grand Vacations?

Did you know you have access to year-round storage lockers at your home resort for your specialty items such as winter gear, skis, surfboards, and wine collections! Don’t miss out on any service or amenities benefits with your ownership; add VOA to your ownership and experience the enhanced value and ownership experience! Vacation Ownership Advisor… Continue reading Are you a Centum+ member with Hilton Grand Vacations?

Why did I start VOA?

For one simple reason, to better help timeshare and vacation club owners understand, use, and get the most value possible when using their ownership; while providing a five-star customer experience. June 12, 2022, marked the first anniversary of VOA providing Vacation Ownership Portfolio Management for the members of V4U. On this day, VOA followed up… Continue reading Why did I start VOA?

What is the value of Marriott Bonvoy platinum status?

Part 4 of 4 Today we will talk about the Holy Grail of benefits of any hotel rewards program. This bonus is the most overlooked and undervalued benefit when obtaining Marriott Platinum status. When a Bonvoy member achieves Platinum status, each member is offered benefits to choose from: *Five elite night credits *Five Suite Night… Continue reading What is the value of Marriott Bonvoy platinum status?

What is the value of Marriott Platinum Bonvoy Status?

Part 3 of 4 Lounge Access is one of the most hidden gems in the Marriott Rewards program. The key to unlocking this benefit is knowing the hotels that offer lounge access and taking it to the next level. Now let’s get a plane and travel to Abu Dhabi! The Ritz Calton in Abu Dhabi… Continue reading What is the value of Marriott Platinum Bonvoy Status?

What is the value of Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Status?

Part 2 In this part, we will discuss the 4 pm checkout. The 4 pm checkout is a game-changer when you are traveling; there is nothing worse than having to wake up early, finish packing, eat breakfast and then hope the front desk may extend your room for an extra hour so you don’t feel… Continue reading What is the value of Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Status?

How valuable is Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Status?

Part 1 of 4 The value depends on your knowledge of using the Marriott Bonvoy system, the hotels you choose while traveling, and your destinations. Marriott Bonvoy’s Platinum status is arguably the best and most valuable hotel rewards status to carry. When members post comments that they don’t see the value or say it’s worthless,… Continue reading How valuable is Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Status?

Why do small travel clubs tend to struggle?

Here are two of the top reasons why small travel clubs struggle. 1. Lack of credibility – The internet has changed everything. If you are not up to date with the current changes, social media sites, and the importance of Google rankings, it might be better to stick with your day job than open your… Continue reading Why do small travel clubs tend to struggle?