Consumer Reports Looks at Timeshare
“Is a Timeshare Vacation a Good Value?”
-- Peter Roth, ARDA Vice President, Marketing, Communications & Industry Relations
The March 2016 issue of Consumer Reports delves into whether timeshare vacations are a good value. They examine the costs of vacationing at the Disney World Polynesian Village Resort in Orlando, Florida from two perspectives: renting and owning. They find that after a certain number of years, owning a timeshare pays off.
Read the full Consumer Reports article.
In a sister article, “The Timeshare Comes of Age,” Consumer Reports reviews the changes our industry has seen through the years, including becoming more consumer-friendly and transparent. Looking at the demographic shift to younger families, the article quotes Howard Nusbaum and makes the case for what to consider when buying.
As you know, Consumer Reports serves consumers through unbiased product testing and ratings, research, journalism, public education, and advocacy. This kind of unbiased assessment of timeshare is a testament to the product our industry already knows and loves for better vacationing.