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THE BENEFITS OF OWNING RESORT TIMESHARING: 1998

This study updates similar studies conducted in 1992 and 1995. The 1998 survey reflects the responses of 1,695 U.S. timeshare owners who own at least one interval of resort timesharing.

Consumer Satisfaction

The majority of respondents more than four out of five are satisfied with their resort-timeshare purchases, as demonstrated by the following statistics:

number of years owned
average number of weeks respondents own 
average number of resorts
at which respondents own 
Less than 5 years
1.4
1.1
5 to 7 years
1.8
1.4
8 to 12 years
1.9
1.4
13 years or more
2.1
1.5

Benefits to Consumers

Resort-timeshare owners secure substantial personal benefits from their purchases. For example:

Exchange Opportunity

Other Reasons to Buy

In addition to the ability to exchange, respondents cite other benefits as important in deciding to purchase resort timesharing.



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