Open House Vacation Promotions & Events
OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS CAN BE FOUND BELOW:
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. This is too good to be true...is this a scam? (Most popular question)
A. Simply... no, this is not a scam. Logically an offer that appears to
be a scam would not have restrictions
and generally would not provide a valid business contact number.
We also never ask for any security information
such as social security numbers or credit card numbers.
(This entire site is encrypted therefore any information
provided by our guests is secure...please note the padlock on
the left upper corner of your browser.)
All secure sites should have the letter 'S' after the http.
If you do not see that letter on any website you visit, especially if you
are entering any personal information then the site you are using is
NOT secure and you are
open to identity theft, scammers and financial risks.
Q. How can a company afford to give away such high ticketed
or gift cards?
A. We are in the travel industry so we can pass on our
savings to our guests
hence using our advertising dollars into
purchasing lots or blocks of these attending gifts at a
huge discount which again, goes to our guests.
The profit margin (retail vs wholesale) in the travel industry is
therefore we have the ability to 'give' these
vacations to our guests for attending our events.
Q. I am attending a promotion and the gifting for my time is a PC Touch Pad
or even a Visa Gift Card, is this an item that I will actually receive at the
A. Yes, all guests will receive the PC Touch Pad/Netbook or
Visa Card before they leave the
showroom. This is not a voucher or mail in
form but the actual electronic device/Visa Card.
One per couple.
Q. If I am participating in a promotion that gives me a paid vacation will I
be expected to pay for anything including the taxes on the
vacation I choose?
A. No, You will not be required to pay anything when you arrive
at the welcome
center or showroom.
The taxes on the vacations are not due until you get home
and are ready to
make your vacation plans with the travel company.
Taxes are not required on
instant gifting; electronic devices, gift cards.
Q. Am I required to purchase anything at all to receive
one of the vacation packages
or electronic devices?
A. No, you are not required to purchase anything.
These vacation gifts/ electronics
are our way of thanking you for taking the time out of
your schedule to come and
Q. Are there any 'black out' dates?
(Dates the vacations cannot be used)
A. Yes, you cannot use the vacation packages on any major holiday
(Christmas, New Years, July 4th, Labor Day, etc...)
Q. How long do I have to use my vacation?
A. One year from the date you tour the welcome center/showroom.
date stamped before you leave.
Q. When will the promotion end?
A. The promotions do not have a specific time frame.
They generally run from 4 to 6
weeks, but do vary.
Q. Do I have to bring my spouse or life partner?
A. If you are married or cohabiting, you must bring your spouse
or life partner.
Q. I already participated in this promotion, can I attend again?
A. Guests are only allowed to participate in a promotion one time
months, please check terms and conditions at
the bottom of each location page.
Q. What if I am married but my spouse will not come, can I say I am single?
A. No, if we find out a married guest does not bring their spouse they will be
disqualified and not be gifted.
Q. Can I bring my children or other friends to the showroom/welcome center?
A. Some promotions allow children and one guest for
a single person and some do
not. Please ask the vacation specialist if the promotion in your area
children to the showroom/welcome center.
Q. Can I refer my family or friends to participate in this promotion?
A. Yes, as long as they qualify they may attend any promotion, however
they cannot arrive the same day
and time as your scheduled appointment. This is considered a
quinella and all but one couple will be disqualified.
Q. Do I have to choose which vacation I want immediately?
A. Depends on the site, some will require your choice of
vacation options so we can have them
ready for you when you arrive, other site certificates
give you the choice of vacations to
choose from...you can decide which one you would like when you get home
are ready to make your
Q. Why are the hotels or resorts not listed for the vacations
that include accommodations?
A. All the hotels/resorts used for the vacation packages change
depending on the time of
year the guest chooses to travel, however
all are 'national chain' hotels/resorts.
These promotions are operated by hosting
and resorts as
an advertisement. Resorts and Vacation
clubs use advertising funds to
buy these vacation packages in volume at
a discounted rate. Advertising funds are generally
used for costly
television, magazine and/or direct postal mail
have found that these paid vacation packages have
proven to be an effective tool in showing
guests our appreciation
for their time
and referrals in the world of timeshare, travel clubs