Disney Trip 2009


We had a wonderful summer vacation at the Disney Saratoga Springs Resort. Not only was the resort one of the best that we ever exchanged for but our two daughters age 19 and 14 realized how wonderful our RCI affiliated timeshare really is. They talked about how when they are married they want to vacation together and use our timeshare as a way to build onto their great vacation memories. It was so nice to hear that not only do they look forward to our vacations together but also that they see the worth of our timeshare and how they want the same experience for their families in the future.

- Ronald R. from Park Ridge, NJ
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Christmas in Orlando


I chose to take my daughter and one of her friends to my resort in Orlando, Florida during her Christmas break. I was a little apprehensive as it was our first time being away from home during the holidays. My apprehension turned to excitement as soon as we drove in to the resort!! One of my and my daughter's favorite things about Christmas is the joy we get out of decorating for the occasion and the resort was so festive...we even had a tree in our room.

Universal Studios and Walt Disney World were so close we decided to visit both!! All of the people at the resort were so nice and accomodating.

On Christmas day we decided to go to the beach. We found a lot of really neat shells and right before we left there was a rainbow!! Thanks to RCI and life's simple pleasures we had a very memorable vacation!!

- Stacy C. from Elizabeth, IN
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Summerbay Resort - Florida


The Christmas celebration at Disney World

The Christmas celebration at Disney World.

- Sharel W. from Castlegar, British Columbia
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Florida 2004


We took our large number of Points and scheduled three units in Daytona Beach, FL for our family over New Year's week. It was a blast. We had a nice unit on the beach and a wonderful swimming pool that we really enjoyed. We visited Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center and Walt Disney World. Both were within about an hour's drive. Nice resort and warm temperatures. It was great.

- Brian H. from Salt Lake City, UT
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Disney 2009


I have a family of six. My husband myself and four daughters. My daughters are ages 5, 7, 10 and 13. It was their first trip to Disney. We chose to stay at an RCI resort near disney instead of staying on Disney property, due to the fact that we were able to get more for our money. The resort we stayed in was incredible. We has 1200 square feet of space for the week. The kids loved it. The swimming pools at the resort were a big hit with the kids. This was our first experience with RCI and it was a great one at that. Everyone was very pleasent and helpful. This made a great trip even better.

- Kimberly P. from Loganton, PA
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Canyons, Hiking, Beautiful Scenery and More… All on an Arizona Vacation!


Susie M. - RCI Subscribing Member Vacation ExperiencesThree years ago, my family planned a winter vacation to sunny Sedona, Arizona. We bought our Red Rock Pass and picked up a trail map from the local Chamber of Commerce, then we hiked, and hiked, and hiked, each trail offering more adventure and more scenery than the last. We all enjoyed the area immensely, hiking, shopping, dining, and enjoying the fabulous resort pool and hot tub to our hearts’ content.

Making the most of our timeshare travel, we’ve visited Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., even Disney during our winter vacations, but this is the area we like to return to the most. We’re not alone in our adoration of Arizona! At my job with RCI, I am fortunate to hear vacation stories from our RCI subscribing members. Here’s what other timeshare owners had to say* about their Sedona resort vacations:

Linda, Wilmington, NC: We absolutely loved our trip to Arizona. We stayed in Sedona for the week. It is impossible to describe or photograph how beautiful it was. It was also our base for the Grand Canyon, Painted Desert, Petrified Forest and Page Canyon. What a wonderful week. We will return to this destination.

Alan, Ankeny, IA: Wanting to take a great winter vacation, my wife and I invited a couple to go with us to Sedona, Arizona. It was February and we found the weather to be great jacket weather. It was warm enough to golf and reasonably priced golf courses were found. Our condo exchange was the most beautiful we ever had and had a small lock-out unit attached which was wonderful for two couples. The scenery was beautiful and we really enjoyed the vacation.

Elaine, Milford, CT: Sedona, Arizona, is a dream destination. We have used our timeshare there several times, and never cease to marvel at the natural rock formations and of course the people. Best adventure is the side trip to Grand Canyon close by — don’t miss it!

Robert, Galt, CA: Our trip to Sedona, Arizona, was one of the funniest and most relaxing vacations we have taken in the 20+ years we have been members of RCI. Stayed at Sedona Summit, a great place. Each day we explored the area seeing some of the most beautiful scenery, Indian ruins, red rocks, beautiful homes, interesting rock formations, and talking to the locals about the area. The entire trip was one of awe. Fortunately, we had fantastic weather. We had the time of our lives.

* Although we've corrected some spelling and technical errors, these vacation stories from RCI members are otherwise unchanged. They are not meant to inform you about resorts, destinations or about RCI® products and services. Some stories mention unusual exceptions made or circumstances that may not be typical for most vacationers. RCI always recommends that you do your own research when making travel plans.

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The Orlando Area: A Great Vacation Destination for Any Age!


Susie M - RCI Subscribing Member Vacation ExperiencesMy friend’s children were 6 and 4 the first time they traveled with RCI to the Walt Disney World theme park for a Disney vacation. She remembers thinking that they were the perfect ages to appreciate this trip. She told me though that once she got there she realized that kids of any age, and even adults, can enjoy the diversity of the four parks, and the other attractions throughout the Orlando area.

Her children rode the Buzz Lightyear and Dumbo rides, ate lunch with Chip and Dale, and SO much more. As an adult, she was able to appreciate the ethnic offerings at Epcot or the bigger rides. So guess where her kids want to go for our next vacation, at ages 14 and 12? You got it: Orlando and another Disney vacation.

In my role at RCI, I get to hear a lot of feedback from our subscribing members. Seems like the Orlando area is the destination of choice for a lot of RCI members with children and grandchildren of any age. Read what some of them had to say about their Orlando and Disney vacations*:

Judi, Philippi, WV: We took our entire family—17—to Disney World for a week and stayed at an RCI location. We had a wonderful time and it wouldn't have been possible if it hadn't been for RCI. We had our three children and their families—granddaughters 11, 8, and 7, twins 5, two 4, twin boys 18 months. They all still talk about what a wonderful time they had.

David, Onalaska, WI: We took our daughter and family to Orlando when our grandson was 8. While we were watching the laser show at the World Showcase at Epcot, my grandson was sitting on his uncle’s shoulders. As the show was coming to an end, he made the comment that this was “The Best Day of My Life.” That comment made our whole trip worth it.

Steven, Sumter, SC: We searched to find a resort that was convenient to most of the theme parks and had resort amenities to please adults, as well as grandchildren from 18 months to 16 years old. We found all we were looking for and more at Summer Bay Resort. The children loved the activity center's activities, as well as the onsite water park. We all loved karaoke and our well appointed condo. We are all looking forward to staying there again.

* Although we've corrected some spelling and technical errors, these vacation stories from RCI members are otherwise unchanged. They are not meant to inform you about resorts, destinations or about RCI® products and services. Some stories mention unusual exceptions made or circumstances that may not be typical for most vacationers. RCI always recommends that you do your own research when making travel plans.

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