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#112674 - 12/13/05 02:08 PM Beware Banyan Bay Timeshare Scan
Moon Offline
We were stopped in SP last night and happened to draw the "lucky" ticket of a free vacation at BB or any of its other resorts.

Before you sign up for this 90 minutes presentation that you have to attend to get your 7 day gift voucher, make sure you know all the additional fees before wasting your time! Once you've toured the facility you'll have to part w/$110 per person in order to receive the 7 day vacation voucher.

Buyer beware! As they say, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

Take this from one who wasn't fooled!

#112675 - 12/13/05 02:31 PM Re: Beware Banyan Bay Timeshare Scan
Otteralum Offline
I always just walk away from these things cause you never know what's legit and what isn't. However, BB seems reputable and $220 for 7-nights is a damn good deal -- no?
I will have a Belikin -- put it on klcman's tab.

#112676 - 12/13/05 04:14 PM Re: Beware Banyan Bay Timeshare Scan
Kristykins Offline
Sounds like you ran into Moses. I had to put my foot down with him, but he was friends of some friends of ours, so he didn't fight too hard when we refused.
"If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere"

#112677 - 12/13/05 07:31 PM Re: Beware Banyan Bay Timeshare Scan
kris48 Offline
At least at Banyon Bay, if you let them know you are not buying, just want to see resort, they will not push. Not so at Captain Morgan's, want to try tomake you feel like an idiot for not buying.

#112678 - 12/13/05 07:38 PM Re: Beware Banyan Bay Timeshare Scan
Kra-Z-K Offline
so you do not wanna pay $110 FOR 7 nights? they may have mad a mistake not telling you or you might not have listened cause they told my parents upfront.

#112679 - 12/13/05 07:48 PM Re: Beware Banyan Bay Timeshare Scan
Kra-Z-K Offline
btw, when will I meet you wink

#112680 - 12/13/05 08:55 PM Re: Beware Banyan Bay Timeshare Scan
Marty Offline
hmmmm. $110 for a weeks rent? damn good deal if you ask me. mine's higher.

hmmm. and isn't this on a nice beach in the Caribbean? not bad at all i say.

#112681 - 12/13/05 09:03 PM Re: Beware Banyan Bay Timeshare Scan
Sun&sand Offline
Hmmm...we "won" a week at Banyan Bay, and they didn't ask for any money up front. I guess they will when (if) we try to make reservations, but we aren't out anything except the hour presentation. I totally HATE timeshare speals....
Live so that when you arise in the A.M, Satan shudders & says..
'Oh sh t..she's awake!'

#112682 - 12/14/05 11:09 AM Re: Beware Banyan Bay Timeshare Scan
Moon Offline
Just sound too good to be true! A couple of hundred $$ isn't much for a week's holiday, but who knows what they're going to stick you with once they've got the $200 out of you. Most of those things are a bit dodgy anyway, so i think it's best we stayed away!

KE - well, I BROUGHT my heels but I don't think anyone's going to see me in them!! Love the puddles out there this morning!!!


#112683 - 12/14/05 01:11 PM Re: Beware Banyan Bay Timeshare Scan
Kra-Z-K Offline
looks like it has cleared up. Are you going to lady's night tonight or what are you up to.

By the way, how many are you here with?

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