WATCH OUT PREMIER MEMBERS

Discussion in 'Temptation Resort Cancun' started by Jim and Kathy in Ohio, Jan 18, 2007.

  1. viking135

    viking135 Enthusiast Registered Member

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    I'm going as the guest of a Premier member so the timeshare issues are not my concern. I read one post that said the only difference between a regular guest and a Premier member is 4 upgraded dinners and canned Dos Equis. Is that the truth or an exaggeration? What can I expect? What will be different once I check in other than the different color of wrist band?
     
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    regular people can book as many a la cartes as they can. Two days in advance waiting in line. (get three couples and take turns)
    versus picking up the phone for premier
    upgrading to drops of love package gives you this advantage.and more

    Ive seen premier members have their personal waiter buy the pool ,,
    Regular , the pool service was great last dec/jan (just tip) .Thanks Suzanna.
    ps you don't get to use the yaught you get to hire the yaught

    to each his own if you want the better rooms and private beach area, which is always empty anyway, freaken waste,then go ahead we won't hold it against you.
    Lets party
     
  3. viking135

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    Thanks for the info. It will be my first trip there so I wont know the difference between Premier and regular until I go back as a regular. Just thought I'd ask since people in this thread seem to think Premier is full of empty promises.
     
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    They try to get you drunk and throw in a bunch of stuff that sounds good but they know you will never use. In fact they don't want you to use it because it costs them money. Like six weeks a year of which the most I ever use is 4. They say you can sell weeks but package deals online are cheaper. I wouldn't do it again the $40,000 I have in it isn't worth the few extra perks.
     
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    Wow $40,000 sounds like alot of money to me for what you got.
    Not sure how long ago you bought yours but we bought into ours last Sept. and the prices have gone down alot in the last year.We bought
    2 weeks a year and they gave us one bonus week plus 80,000 points
    a year for $10.000 . It works out well for us because we love to go to
    Desire and now Temptation for our vacations and use the points for another week to travel with the kids or use them for flights, car rentals.
    or cruises. Its definately not for everyone but it works well for us.
     
  6. TerryB

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    Fast Reservations is a joke, Im a member and it just took 2 weeks to get my reservations confirmed!!!!!!!!!
     
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    You guys are getting a much better deal, we spent 25k, which at the time was a good deal cause we had millions of points we could fly on for 98 bucks a flight no matter where we went, then RCI stoped that, and now we have millions of points we cant use in our life time, and premier did nothing to help off set our lost
     
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    Cant you guys use the points for other resorts? They gave us 80 thousand a year and can use them for alot of resorts including Temptation and Desire.I believe a week at Temptation is like 20 thousand in the low season.
     
  9. Ed and Rae

    Ed and Rae Enthusiast Registered Member

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    We use the points for RCI exchanges and we did get a better price this year as a member vs other online deals etc. I think you can only use 60,000 pts for airfare
     
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    Check out the new member only site...we as members can book cheaper deals at TTR on almost every site or travel agent than what Premier is now offering members.

    Once again we are being bent over the table and taking it in the a**

    My two cents on this...

    Scott
     
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    true scott

    but we cant get the pretty orange towels and the bag of chips like members get

    t and i are thinking about signing up next year as i love potato chips and orange is t's favorite color

    you know better scott :)

    seen way too many of our friends get tied down and worked

    ...........the day i spend one red cent of my hard earned money or one second of my valuable vacation time with those bafoons................will be the day i become the worlds first islamic tranny

    rob
     
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    Can't say I have ever heard of an Islamic tranny but the man jammies the guys wear are pretty damn close, lol. No offence to anyone with that comment btw (bought a set when I was in Afghanistan on my rotation there). Have to say though Rob, the rainbow toenail polish did look good on you ;) and yes you can comment on 'my" lingerie that I wore one night, lol.

    You know what they say Rob...hind sight is 20/20 and /or wish I knew then what I know now. Damn the chips are good though and the orange towles are extra soft (got a few kicking around somewhere...least they could do for our $15K, lol).

    Scott
     
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    glad you/janice can have a sense of humor about it :)

    bigger people than i am - dat fer damn sure

    there is an old saying

    "if it sounds to good to be true - it probably is"

    i think the thing that amazes me the most.......... are all the people that still get suckered into the lollapaloza of a "deal"............especially after seeing the way so many good decent people have been snapped up like a little lamb in the wood

    i guess they just continue to find new ways to sweeten up the deal and fix a sloppy lie here and there with bells and whistles potato chips and towels

    not sure even houdini could pull off this shit..........but one thing i know is for certain scott

    ..............they still write down (whatever the lie errrrr deal of the week is) on some cheap ass toilet tissue paper and then flush it right down the poop gobbler with all the rest of all their meaningless bullshit

    just saying

    rob

    "I'm a little lamb who's lost in a wood
    I know I could always be good
    To one who'll watch over me"

    from the song someone to watch over me lyrics by george gershwin
     
  14. JanScott

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    Gotta have a sense of humour about it other wise my ass would hurt way too much all the time, lol.

    It is a buyer beware thing with absolutely no legal recourse Mexican style...I call it the the 12" er in the butt. Good if you are into that but not so comfy if you aren't, lol.

    The toilette paper they write contract on is soooooooooooo thin that I still have shit under my finger nails...probably better used for people with septic systems rather than a "legally" binding contract, lol.

    Live, learn...plot revenge ;) Damn good thing we love TTR, the staff and the people we have met there; makes the ripping a bit easier to take. ON the bright side no more hemorrhoids; can't have em after a bending over like the "membership". Mind you it does require Depends before one's time, lol.

    As you would put it "Just saying"

    Hope to see you and T again soon :)
     
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    Youre right about the contract paper, its for sure toliet paper, I was just told that I would have to pay more to rent the yacth than what my contract says, wait till I get down there!! I will sure say something when they are having sales pitch time in the sales office
     
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    hear you guys

    my wife knows better than to let me anywhere near those jackwaggoneers. she goes out of her way to make sure that i do not come into contact with any of them.........lest i have one of my "rob" moments lol

    their foul distaste for any thing true or decent is beyond comprehension

    they are the scum of the earth

    :aktion052:

    rob

    "she swears there's nothing wrong
    I hear her playing that same old song
    She puts me off and puts me on
    "

    from the song bad day by fuel
     
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    hopefully in new orleans my friend :)

    rob/t
     
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    Rob
    your wife is a wise woman, but I must stay that if we had not joined, or been riiped off( howerer you waant to put it) I dont know if we would have returned, Our first trip was the worst we have ever had there, nobody was freindly, we just join so we could fly to other places, wasnt till our 2nd trip that we fell in love with the place!
    "she swears there's nothing wrong
    I hear her playing that same old song
     
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    Terry, when did you first join? I do not think we have have talked about that?
     
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    terry

    come to think of it.....

    our first trip (back in the old blue bay get away days of old) was nothing to write home about either and most of the people there were not that nice to us either - but we too returned - and so glad we did

    :)

    rob