Timesharing is a form of holiday accommodation ownership. It appeared in 1960s in
When people buy timeshare they choose not only countries and resorts, but also seasons and weeks. Each year has 52 weeks, and you can buy any. Of course, the price of each week is different. There are three seasons of the year for timeshare sellers. They are red, white and blue for Resort Condominiums International (RCI) and red, yellow and green for Interval International (II).
Red seasons have the highest demand and, as a result, the highest price. The blue (green) ones are the cheapest, the lowest demand enjoyed. As for white (yellow) seasons, they have middle levels of demand and price policy. But do not forget that seasons are not the same for different resorts. Red season for ski resorts is usually winter, whereas
Still, some people think it is not that catching to go to the same place every year till the rest of your life. So, a lot of companies exist to offer exchange services for timeshare owners. The largest and most popular are RCI and II. If you are a member of these clubs you may change your timeshare week to any of the same level at any resort of the system, the season but will be the same.
There exist three main types of Timeshare Programs. They are Deeded Timeshare (also called Fee Simple), Leasehold and Right-to-Use. Deeded Timeshare is very popular all around the world ? true property ownership with deed recorded in the county where the property exists. This type of property has the same rights of ownership accorded to it as other deeded real estate.
Deeded Timeshare functions like home. The owner runs the property forever, unlike a leased timeshare. With this type of property, the owner can will the property to those he wants to. If you own accommodation on this basis it is really your property. You may use it any way you like ? sell, rent, bequeath or present to somebody. It is like your house or car ? you own it forever. When buying Deeded Timeshare, you are to pay the initial purchase price and then periodic maintenance fee.
This type of timesharing is very popular and comfortable, but it is forbidden in some countries, such as the
Still, both Deeded Timeshare and Right-to-Use are very good ideas for those, who don't like to spend vacations at home and do not have enough money to live in expensive hotels every year during the rest time. Timesharing gives you a beautiful chance to look at the world of wonderful vacations in all its variety and luxury.