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Author: hockeymomof3 Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 410  
Subject: Re: renting points Date: 7/18/2010 8:39 AM
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BUT I honestly tried very hard to rent what I wanted when I wanted it and was pretty much laughed off the boards. I did NOT expect that reaction.

Who laughed at you. Certainly not I; I truly tried to explain things to you and give you help before you started saying things about the program that are not true. And other things that, while possible, have never come to pass in my experience.



The RENTAL boards. Those with points for rent. Get it? Two boards, one of them run by disney. Those people agreed I was nuts to try to get what I sought at this late date (June). YOU never once mentioned that it could not be done - quite the opposite.

And if you were able to secure a 2 bedroom unit in October, this is the first I've heard of it. You indicated you could get accommodations - I saw nothing about those being the kind I wanted. If it WERE possible to get them, the guy with what seems like unlimited points to rent ($14 per) would surely have contacted me.

I went into the renting process with a quasi-open mind. I was shocked by what transpired. I was horrified by some of the threads I found on the rental boards. And saddened by the tales of those who bought points, paid annual fees and still could not get the dates they needed without filling the gaps with hard-earned cash.

HAD I been able to connect with a renter - I would have had to consider the cancellation policy. Lots of those tales on the boards as well. Those who booked and cannot cancel at this point begging for someone to rent their points for dates, accommodations already set for months - those points for all practical purposes; gone.

just. sad.

Teri
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