Members will be able to earn Travel Rewards to help pay maintenance fees or make Lifestyle Benefit purchases
Hollywood, FL (April 10, 2013) — RCI®, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), has announced enhanced benefits to RCI Platinum®, a premium-tier of RCI membership. Now, the program includes exceptional Lifestyle Benefits and will provide an additional avenue for members to pay maintenance fees or make purchases using Travel Rewards, helping affiliates offer more value during sales presentations.
“The value of vacation ownership is substantial and compelling, and RCI Platinum membership helps extend these benefits,” said Fiona Downing, senior vice president, Development and Operations, RCI. “For members, it means more benefits and additional cash back opportunities that can help support maintenance fee payments. For our affiliated resorts it’s a powerful story to be able to tell at the sales table.”
With the new benefits, members can earn up to 40 percent cash back in the form of Travel Rewards on select purchases from the RCI Platinum store. Members also now have more flexibility with their Travel Rewards, and will be able to use them to help pay maintenance fees or make Lifestyle Benefit purchases. The other enhanced membership benefits include discounts on dining, shopping, ski, golf, spa services and events, as well as $300 annually in Restaurant.com certificates that members can use at more than 18,000 restaurants.
The original, celebrated benefits of RCI Platinum will continue to be available to members, including priority access to specially acquired vacation inventory, unit upgrades, rebates on various RCI transactions, and “line-skipping” privileges for city attractions and access to select in-demand theater events.
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RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with over 4,000 affiliated resorts in approximately 100 countries. RCI pioneered the concept of vacation exchange in 1974, offering members increased flexibility and versatility with their vacation ownership experience. Today, through RCI® Weeks, the traditional week-for-week exchange system, and RCI Points®, the industry’s first global points-based exchange system, RCI provides flexible vacation options to its approximately 3.7 million RCI subscribing members each year. RCI is part of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals and the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). For additional information visit our media center, rciaffiliates.com or The RCI Blog. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.