Explore thru vacation clubs or time-sharing clubs a lifetime
of affordable and flexible dreams vacations is the in-thing for young
travellers and families.
Joining a vacation club like Berjaya Vacation club, http://www.berjayavacation.com.my/mfeatures.php , and means exploring a growing trend of affordable travel amidst boom of budget airline travel expansion.
Do you prefer travelling to some of the world’s most memorable destinations such
as the turquoise waters of the Hawaiian Maui Island, the famed golf links of Scotland,
the snowy slopes of the Rocky Mountains? Do you like your family to stay in luxurious
villas with the amenities of high classy condominiums?
Whether you love the ease and comfort of returning to the same resort every year, or
prefer the adventure of never visiting the same spot twice, vacation clubs or time-sharing clubs offer you this option.
Besides Berjaya vacation club, the following are known to be active in Malaysia
a) Sunway Hotels http://www.sunway.com.my/vacationclub/
b) Swiss Garden International http://www.sgivacationclub.com/v3member/default.php
d) Palace of Golden Horses http://www.palacevacationclub.com/
e) Country Heights http://hgvc.my/
What’s the benefit of joining a vacation club? Owning such a
membership entitles one to hotel rooms, suites etc say 7 nites, and enjoying unprecedented and growing number of vacation spots without having to actually own the resort units. It’s a cheaper way of time-share owning of dream vacation resorts
without a big capital outlay, maintenance and care.
Also you get to enjoy car rentals, or rooms at much lower rates and places you can
only dream of when your home vacation club is affiliated with International clubs such as Resort Club International ttp://www.rci.com/RCI/prelogin/memberBenefits.do
or Interval Club http://www.intervalworld.com/web/my/home.
Sometimes specials are made and these offers are a dream cheaper and a steal
for quick 3-days to 4-days or even full 7-days vacations!
However vacation clubs are also known to sweet-talk and many complaints are levelled such as
1) Promised 7 days stay but reverted to point system and it actually mean 2 days weekend stay
2) Home resorts being delisted and hence reduced vacation places
3) Administration fees that are exorbitant
4) Ever increasing yearly maintenance fee
5) Need to book early
6) Lack of members participation in annual general meeting i.e. lack of quorum
7) No breakfast
Hence, be aware of such sweet-talking sales representative and being prepared and
asking the right questions ensure your holidays plans are sound and affordable.
Happy holidays and Great New 2012!