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Happy Fourth of July! I hope you are all enjoying this holiday whether it is in the backyard grilling, watching one of the impressive fireworks displays across the country, sleeping in (Lord knows the parents aren’t doing that!), or traveling the world. We are taking it easy at home swimming, grilling, and gearing up for a fun family trip.
Here is some quick info on today’s Daily Getaway:
Five consecutive-night stay at one of 67 Diamond Resorts International® properties in a one-bedroom accommodation $600 – $540 with 10% Amex discount.
- Dates of Travel: Certificate expires July 4, 2014 (one year from date of issue).
- View of full list of participating locations here, but some samples include The Point at Poipu (Hawaii), Ka’anapali Beach Club (Hawaii), Royal Palm Beach Resort (St. Maarten), The Historic Crags Lodge (Colorado), Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort, and The Kenmore Club (Scotland).
- Diamond Resorts reserves the right to select alternative accommodations, such as hotel, motel or condominium.
- Certificate may be subject to high season, holiday and other blackout periods depending on destination.
- Within 10 business days of purchase, a certificate will be mailed via U.S. Mail to the shipping address you provide at purchase. This certificate will include instructions on how to redeem your vacation.
- This certificate is non-transferable.
- Credit card deposit will be required for incidentals.
- Reservations are subject to availability.
- 200 available, max purchase of 1.
I’ve never personally dealt with Diamond International, but there is no doubt the price for a one-bedroom unit it places like Maui or Kauai for $108 a night is interesting. Sure it won’t be as posh as a place like the Grand Hyatt Kauai, but it looks totally decent and also looks like it is a better set-up for a family than most of the rooms in hotels like the Grand Hyatt. You should be aware these are typically timeshare units and you may be offered time share sales pitches while you are there.
I don’t know how difficult it will be to get reservations the week you want, so that is really the potentially deal killer for me. I know I’m itching to return to Hawaii with my family, and while the reviews for the two Hawaii properties don’t look amazing, they still look pretty solid on the whole. Of course there are 65 properties outside of Hawaii you can redeem at as well.
I’d love to hear from anyone with personal experience with this deal or at some of these properties.
These packages go on sale Thursday at 1PM Eastern on the Daily Getaways website.