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Vidanta Resorts in Mexico Increasing Daily Resort Fees for RCI Exchanges

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A member of the Timeshare Users Group forums posted an update on the daily resort fee for Vidanta which is charged (per person/per day) to consumers who book into the timeshare through the RCI exchange system. 

Vidanta Resorts include the following timeshare brands in Mexico:
Grand Luxxe
Grand Bliss
Grand Mayan
Mayan Palace
Sea Garden Resorts
Bliss Resorts

Resort applies a US$30 Resort Fee per adult, per night, and a US$15 Resort Fee per children per night (2 to 12 years old). Fee includes: One-way transportation Airport to Hotel, transportation throughout the Resort, local phone calls, basic Internet for 1 device, Gym Access, Press summary, a Welcome drink, Daily Housekeeping service, cover to the "Santuario" and 25% resort credits.
A Guest Certificate is required for multiple and consecutive reservations starting from the second confirmation, with different names for each reservation. Reservations are checked by ID and name. Reservations with the same name will be cancelle…

Hilton Resorts now charging daily resort fees after January 17!

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For reservations booked after January 17, 2018- Hilton Resorts has added a daily resort charge which will be paid at "check in".  This fee ranges from $25/day to $37/day and is in addition to any parking fees and occupancy tax that is already assessed.

This fee is not being applied to reservations made through Hilton Grand Vacations Club points, but does impact Hilton's own rentals, as well as reservations made through the popular timeshare exchange system RCI.   (Please be aware that RCI reservations may also be charged a housekeeping fee that ranges from $40 to $120 per stay. This fee normally applies to a reservation that is booked for less than seven nights).

According to Hilton, the daily resort fee provides the "guest benefits" of wi-fi usage, local and toll-free phone calls, dvd and playstation usage, possible discounts on services, and two free water bottles per day.

If you have a current reservation at a Hilton resort that was booked through RCI- please…