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Hilton Timeshares Elite Status Defined

Hilton timeshare resales by Hilton Grand Vacation Club (HGVC) currently has three HGVC Elite Status levels each offering a variety of benefits such as: early check-in, late check-outs at Hilton Hotels, room upgrades, an advanced booking window, earlier access to open season and access to (in addition to the 58 resorts in the HGVC network) some Grand Mayan resorts in Mexico as well as Anantara Vacation Club resorts in southeast Asia and New Zealand and International Holiday Retreat properties which they also have access to.

Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Waikoloa Beach Resort

Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Waikoloa Beach Resort

HGVC Elite Status Levels:

Elite requires 14,000 points

Elite Plus requires 24,000 points

Premier requires 34,000 points

Extended advance reservation windows.

All Elite qualifying Club Members are eligible to reserve accommodations during an advanced booking window at participating resorts.  Except as noted in the list of currently participating resorts below, the advanced booking window begins one year in advance and generally ends 276 days (approximately 9 months) prior to check in.  Some advance reservations are limited to seven night stays and require check in on the resorts standard check-in day.

  • Hokulani Waikiki by Hilton Grand Vacations Club (Advance booking window ends 180 days prior to check-in)
  • Club Intrawest – Palm Desert
  • Club Intrawest – Sandestin
  • Club Intrawest – Vancouver
  • Club Intrawest – Whistler
  • Club Intrawest – Blue Mountain
  • Club Intrawest – Tremblant
  • Club Intrawest – Zihuatanejo

Reservation privileges beyond the Club membership of 58 resorts access.

Reservation privileges are extended to Hilton timeshare Elite qualifying Club Members at the following properties:

  • The Grand Mayan Acapulco
  • The Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta
  • The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya
  • ResorTime.com – a collection of more than 30 exclusive four- and five-star resorts

Grand Mayan reservation details:

  • Reservations may be made 365 days prior to the desired check-in date.
  • ClubPoints and/or Bonus Points may be used to book reservations at Grand Mayan resorts based on availability.
  • Members have a minimum seven (7) night stay requirement at Grand Mayan resorts.
  • A $199.00 transaction fee per reservation and the standard Club Cancellation policy is applicable.
  • Reservations may only be requested via telephone by calling an Elite Club Specialist (bookings are not available online)

In addition to the reservation privileges extended to Elite qualifying Club Members at the above resorts, Elite Plus members enjoy reservation privileges at the following International Holiday Retreats properties:

  • Gulliver’s Travel Associates (Asia)
  • Holiday Cottages Group(Europe)

International Holiday Retreats reservation details:

  • Reservations may be made 365 days prior to the desired check-in date.
  • Members can use Current Year, borrowed, or rescued ClubPoints and Bonus Points as well as RCI deposited Points to book reservations at International Holiday Retreats properties based on availability.
  • There is no minimum night stay requirement at Gulliver’s Travel Associates properties. Members have a minimum seven (7) night stay requirement at Holiday Cottages Group properties.
  • Standard transaction fees per reservation and Club Cancellation policies apply.
  • Reservations may only be requested via telephone by calling an Elite Club Specialist (bookings are not available online)

Elite Premier members may make reservations at all the above resorts as well as the additional properties listed below:

Anantara Vacation Club, Bophut, Koh Samui

Anantara Vacation Club at The Shores, Queenstown, New Zealand

Anantara Vacation Club, Bali

Anantara Vacation Club, Phuket Mai Khao

Anantara Vacation Club, Bangkok Sathorn

 

NOTE:  Privileges offered by or through third parties, may be subject to terms and restrictions of such third party providers.

 

Elite privileges are NOT available at the following resorts:

Fiesta Americana resorts, Grand Pacific resorts, South Florida resorts, International resorts or Anderson Ocean Club.

 

Benefits of Elite, Elite Plus and Elite Premier Status Levels:

Elite Status – 14,000 Points:

Recognition includes:

Annual Elite Kit, dedicated Club Member Services telephone number, potential for elevated Owner Referral Rewards, Elite Insider communications, sponsored guests receive Elite privileges in-residence, dedicated Elite website, designated check-in area and Elite room key at select Club properties in addition to HHonors Gold Elite membership.

Resort benefits:

Reduced on line reservation fee of $49, waived reservation fee for 7 night stays at HGVC properties, access to Kings’ Land Clubhouse when staying at Waikoloa Beach Resort of the Bay Club, Open Season discount of 10%, early access to select new Club properties and special pricing on additional vacation ownership purchases.

Offers:

Exclusive Elite travel opportunities, savings on HGVC travel partners services and discounts on HGVC merchandise at online store.

Elite Plus – 24,000 Points:

Recognition includes:

All the above benefits in addition to an in-room Welcome Gift at select properties.

Resort benefits include:

Reduced on line reservation fee of $49, waived reservation fee for 7 night stays at HGVC properties, access to Kings’ Land Clubhouse when staying at Waikoloa Beach Resort of the Bay Club, Open Season discount of 15%, early access to select new Club properties and special pricing on additional vacation ownership purchases.

In addition, Hilton timeshare Elite Plus members enjoy access to International Holiday Retreats, 50% off upgrade fee on additional vacation ownership purchases at select properties, convert any number of annual allotment of current year ClubPoints to HHonors Points and upgrades to next best available unit type, within the same suite size, may be arranged prior to arrival.

Offers:

Exclusive Elite travel opportunities, savings on HGVC travel partners services and discounts on HGVC merchandise at online store.

Elite Premier – 34,000 Points:

Recognition includes:

All the above benefits for Elite and Elite Plus levels in addition to HHonors Diamond Elite membership.

 Resort benefits include:

Complimentary on line transaction fees, waived reservation fee for 7 night stays at HGVC properties, access to Kings’ Land Clubhouse when staying at Waikoloa Beach Resort of the Bay Club, Open Season discount of 30%, early access to select new Club properties and special pricing on additional vacation ownership purchases.

In addition, Elite Plus members enjoy access to International Holiday Retreats, reservation privileges at select Anantara Vacation Club resorts, waived upgrade fee on additional vacation ownership purchases at select properties, convert any number of annual allotment of current year ClubPoints to HHonors Points and upgrades to next best available unit type, within the same suite size, may be arranged prior to arrival and at select properties, units may be specifically requested when making reservations by phone.

Offers:

In addition to exclusive Elite travel opportunities, savings on HGVC travel partners services and discounts on HGVC merchandise at online store, Elite Premier members enjoy membership in Les Concierges and complimentary one-way town car transfer from airport to select Club properties.

 

For additional information about timeshare resales, check out our video and blog resources:

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What to look for when buying timeshare resales:

Blog articles:

Timeshare Market Update 2014

What Hilton Grand Vacations Club benefits are available when you buy Hilton timeshare resales.

 

Buying Hilton timeshare resales on the secondary market is much less expensive than purchasing direct from the developer because of the fact that the developer incurs marketing costs that are passed on to the consumer. It is the developer who sets the price on the retail market. On the secondary market of Hilton timeshare resales, prices are determined by individuals and current market conditions.

A timeshare interval should be purchased for enjoyment. The purchase of Hilton timeshare resales ensures that you will be able to vacation and spend quality time with your family and friends each year. You might want to think of it as vacation insurance for all your future vacations!

Syed Sarmad, Principal Broker for Advantage Vacation

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