Glossary

Acting as your very own CLUB WYNDHAM Plus® dictionary, this glossary is your one-stop shop for all terms and definitions ― explaining things like UDI (Undivided Interest Ownership) and ARP (Advanced Reservation Priority).

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  • Advance Reservation Priority (ARP)
    A feature of the CLUB WYNDHAM® Plus program that gives Members priority to request and confirm reservations at their “home” resort(s) in advance of the Standard Reservation window.
  • Adventures
    An option for CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Members to use their Points for one-time group trips to exciting vacation destinations, with set itineraries, traveling with a CLUB WYNDHAM Plus program host.
  • Affiliate Locations
    Resorts at which accommodations are made available when individual timeshare owners assign the use rights of their non-Wyndham Vacation Resorts ownership interest to CLUB WYNDHAM Plus program.
  • Associate Locations
    Additional non-Wyndham Vacation Resorts developed or managed resorts where occupancy may be available to CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Members for a limited period of time, seasons and accommodations.
  • Assigned Use Right

    The automatic right of a Member, as set forth in their deed or purchase contract, to occupy a specific unit, a specific Unit Type, or a Presidential Reserve Suite(s).

B
  • Biennial Ownership
    Ownership interest in a unit or group of units that includes the allocation of Points with usage in alternate years, either every even year or every odd year. The use rights of the ownership interest are assigned to the FairShare Vacation Plan Trust in exchange for CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Points.
  • Bonus Points
    Developer Points that are offered to some Members when purchasing a new ownership through Wyndham Vacation Resorts. Bonus Points have up to a 24-month usage period in the CLUB WYNDHAM® Plus program.
  • Borrowing Points
    During the Express Reservation Timeframe, if a Member needs additional Points in the Use Year they are planning to travel to complete a reservation, they have the option to borrow only from the next available Use Year following the check-in date of the reservation.
C
  • Charitable Gift

    A feature that allows CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Members to gift unused Points to participating charities to be used for resort stays.

  • Club

    A single-site or multi-site timeshare plan developed or offered by or through Wyndham Vacation Resorts or an affiliate, in which Club members do not own a deeded interest in the Club’s resort properties, and their use rights within the Club are denominated in Points.

  • CLUB WYNDHAM® Access Vacation Ownership Plan

    CLUB WYNDHAM® Access is a timeshare plan in which certain inventory at multiple resorts is deeded fee simple, without financial encumbrances to First American Trust, a Federal Savings Bank, as trustee for the PTVO Owners Association, Inc. ("Association"), the property owners association for CLUB WYNDHAM Access owners. The Association is the beneficiary of the trust.

  • CLUB WYNDHAM® Plus Assessment

    The fee members pay to CLUB WYNDHAM Plus for the operation of the program (“Program Fee”) as well as to cover the expenses related to the use rights assigned to the FairShare Vacation Plan Trust, including the maintenance fees assessed by the Home Owners’ Association of the “home” resort (“HOA Fee”).

  • CLUB WYNDHAM Plus® Points

    The symbolic unit of measure allocated to a Member in connection with the use rights in a Member’s ownership interest, which has been assigned to the FairShare Vacation Plan Trust. Points have no intrinsic value separate and apart from the ownership interest. Points are used to establish value for seasons, unit size and resort locations.

  • CLUB WYNDHAM® Presidential Reserve ("Presidential Reserve")

    A level of membership within CLUB WYNDHAM Plus for Members who have purchased and continue to own within one contract (i) an undivided ownership interest in a Presidential Reserve Suite(s) at an individual resort; or (ii) Presidential Reserve Points in a Club that owns an undivided ownership interest in, or an Assigned Use Right to occupy, a Presidential Reserve Suite(s); or (iii) an undivided ownership interest at a Presidential Reserve Resort with an Assigned Use Right to occupy a Presidential Reserve Suite(s). A minimum allocation of at least (a) 1 million CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Points in a Presidential Reserve Suite(s) or in an undivided ownership interest at a Presidential Reserve Resort with an Assigned Use Right to occupy a Presidential Reserve Suite(s); or (b) 1 million Presidential Reserve Points in a Club that owns an undivided ownership interest in, or an Assigned Use Right to occupy, a Presidential Reserve Suite(s) is required to be held at all times for membership in CLUB WYNDHAM Presidential Reserve. Only Points purchased directly from Wyndham Vacation Resorts, its affiliates or as otherwise established by Wyndham Vacation Resorts, or a Presidential Reserve Ownership Interest acquired from an Immediate Relative are eligible to be counted toward full CLUB WYNDHAM Presidential Reserve benefits.

  • CLUB WYNDHAM® Select

    A designation within CLUB WYNDHAM Plus identifying Members who own a Converted Fixed Interval Week, a Float/Flex Interval or a UDI interest in a single “select” resort which is their “home” resort.

  • CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Resort Collection

    The resorts and hotels that are available directly through CLUB WYNDHAM Plus using CLUB WYNDHAM Plus points. The CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Resort Collection does not include resorts or hotels that may be available using external programs including Plus Partners®, Worldwide External Exchanges, Adventures, etc.

E
  • Express Reservations
    Reservations made 3 months or less prior to the check-in date.
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  • FairShare Vacation Owners Association
    The non-profit corporation made up of all Members of the FairShare Vacation Plan.
  • FairShare Vacation Plan Trust
    The Trust to which the Member’s assign their use rights for ownership interests. Also referred to as the FairShare Vacation Plan, Vacation Plan, Vacation Program and/ or CLUB WYNDHAM® Plus.
  • Fixed Interval Week
    Ownership interest in a specific unit at a resort that includes the right to use accommodations during a specific 7-day period each year. The use rights of the ownership interest are assigned to the FairShare Vacation Plan Trust in exchange for CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Points.
  • Fixed/Float Week Conversion
    The assignment of a Fixed or Float interval week to the FairShare Vacation Plan Trust.
  • Float/Flex Interval Week
    Ownership interest in a specific unit at a resort that includes the right to use accommodations during a specific 7-day period each year. The use rights of the ownership interest are assigned to the FairShare Vacation Plan Trust in exchange for CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Points.
G
  • Guest Confirmation
    A confirmation that is issued when a CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Member allows a guest to occupy their reserved unit accommodations. Guest Confirmations are required for each unit the owner(s) of record is not occupying.
H
  • "Home" Resort-CLUB WYNDHAM® Access Owners
    Those resorts which are part of the CLUB WYNDHAM Access Vacation Ownership Plan to the extent of the interests owned by CLUB WYNDHAM Access in each resort.
  • “Home” Resort – CLUB WYNDHAM® Presidential Reserve Members
    Those designated Presidential Reserve Suites® at the resort in which the Presidential Reserve Member has an ownership interest.
  • "Home" Resort - CLUB WYNDHAM® Select Members
    The resort where the Member’s ownership interest is located, other than those accommodations at the resort designated as a Presidential Reserve Suite or those interests at the resort that are part of the CLUB WYNDHAM Access Vacation Ownership Plan.
  • Housekeeping Credits
    Credits provided to each Member based on the number of Points owned, to exchange for the housekeeping of the resorts. Housekeeping Credits required for each stay are based on unit size and length of stay.
L
  • The Legacy Collection
    A designation for the earliest resorts in CLUB WYNDHAM Plus, which share certain similarities such as more rural scenic locations, an abundance of outdoor activities on site, and campus-like settings that require a car to enjoy the area.
  • Lockoff Unit
    A unit that can be divided into two separate sides and can be used as a larger single or as two smaller and separate units.
M
  • Maintenance Fee/Home Owners’ Association Fee
    The annual fee and/or assessment paid to the timeshare Home Owners’ Association for the operational costs of Member’s ownership interests who have assigned their use rights to the FairShare Vacation Plan Trust.
  • Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham
    Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham is a specific interest multi-site timeshare plan where resort properties are deeded to, and held in, a trust for the benefit of Margaritaville Vacation Owners Association (“MVOA”), the owners association for Margaritaville Vacation Club. Owners become members of MVOA with a perpetual right to use Margaritaville Vacation Club resort properties. Margaritaville Vacation Club is affiliated with the CLUB WYNDHAM® Plus program and offers Margaritaville Vacation Club Owners access to the benefits associated with membership in CLUB WYNDHAM Plus.
  • Member
    Someone who becomes a CLUB WYNDHAM Plus participant as a result of the use rights of their Ownership Interest being assigned to the CLUB WYNDHAM Plus program.
N
  • Nightly Unit Limit
    During the Standard and Express Reservation Timeframes, no more than 10 units may be confirmed per resort per night. For locations with less than 50 units, no more than 20% of the total units in the Club may be reserved.
  • Non-Wyndham Vacation Resorts Managed Association/Units
    A Home Owners’ Association/Unit that is not managed by Wyndham Vacation Management, Inc. or an affiliate.
  • Normalized Calendar
    All time sensitive transactions are based on a 30-day month, regardless of the actual amount of days in a particular month.
O
  • Ownership Interest
    An interest in (i) a fixed or floating timeshare interval, (ii) an undivided timeshare interest, (iii) an estate for years, (iv) a leasehold/membership or “right to use” interest or (v) other interests which may be accepted into the Vacation Plan.
P
  • Personal Interval Choice (PIC) Express
    Is a program feature that provides eligible CLUB WYNDHAM Plus members the opportunity to enroll non-Wyndham Qualified Week(s) toward their CLUB WYNDHAM Plus VIP status for 5 years.
  • Personal Interval Choice (PIC) Plus
    A program feature that allows CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Members to enroll qualified non-Wyndham Qualified Week timeshare weeks affiliated with RCI in exchange for CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Points.
  • PIC Plus Points
    Points that are allocated to a Member’s account when the Member requests an exchange of their non-CLUB WYNDHAM Plus week for CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Points when participating in the PIC Plus program.
  • Plan Manager
    The administrative manager of the FairShare Vacation Plan Trust (Wyndham Vacation Resorts).
  • Point Saver
    Reduced point cost for units with an obstructed view.
  • Points Deposit Feature
    A feature that allows Members to place all or a portion of their current Use Year Points into a future Use Year for use at CLUB WYNDHAM Plus resort locations during the Standard and Express reservation windows.
  • Pool Credits
    Credits that are allocated to an account when a Member places points into the Points Credit Pool. Pool Credits may only be used for CLUB WYNDHAM Plus reservations during the Standard and Express reservation periods.
  • Presidential Reserve Points
    The symbolic unit of measure allocated to a Member in connection with their purchase of an Ownership Interest in a Club that owns an Ownership Interest in a Presidential Reserve Suite(s) or has an Assigned Use Right to occupy a Presidential Reserve Suite(s). Presidential Reserve Points are only issued to Members having an Ownership Interest in a Club. Members with a deeded Ownership Interest in a Presidential Reserve Suite(s) or an Assigned Use Right to occupy a Presidential Reserve Suite(s) are issued CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Points.
  • Presidential Reserve Resort
    A CLUB WYNDHAM Plus resort that includes Presidential Reserve Suites.
  • Presidential Reserve Suite®
    A designated Presidential unit that is part of the CLUB WYNDHAM® Presidential Reserve program.
  • Property Owners’ Association (POA)/Home Owners’ Association (HOA)
    The “home” resort condominium, townhouse or timeshare association in which a Member belongs.
R
  • Reciprocal Advance Reservation Priority
    A benefit for owners with an assigned RARP certificate allowing them the the ability to request a reservation outside their “home” resort at another eligible CLUB WYNDHAM® Plus resort up to 1 (one) month before it becomes available during the Standard Reservation timeline. Eligible Reciprocal resorts include non-CLUB WYNDHAM Presidential Reserve Suites at resort locations.
  • Reservation Timeline
    The timeframe in which a particular reservation type can be made within the CLUB WYNDHAM Plus program.
S
  • Season
    The time division into which the use days at each resort location or association are divided by demand into Prime, High, Value and Quiet seasons.
  • Standard Reservations
    Reservations that may be confirmed from 10 to 3 months in advance of the desired check-in date.
U
  • Undivided Interest Ownership (UDI)
    Ownership interest in a unit or group of units at a “home” resort that includes the right to use accommodations. The use rights of the ownership interest are assigned to the FairShare Vacation Plan Trust in exchange for CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Points.
  • Unit Type
    The size, configuration, sleeping capacity, style and other features of unit accommodations.
  • Use Rights
    The rights a Member has to use, occupy and possess a unit accommodation, which are assigned to the FairShare Vacation Plan Trust in exchange for CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Points.
  • Use Year
    The 12-month period during which a Member may travel on vacation using their Point allocation.
  • Use Year End Date
    The last day of the Use Year assigned by the Plan Manager. The unused Points and Housekeeping Credits allocated to a Member expire each year.
  • Use Year Start Date
    The first date that a Member may travel during the 12-month Use Year.
V
  • VIP Reciprocal Priority Reservation
    A benefit that is afforded to Gold and Platinum VIP Members allowing them the the ability to request a reservation outside their “home” resort at another eligible CLUB WYNDHAM® Plus resort up to 1 (one) month before it becomes available during the Standard Reservation timeline. Eligible Reciprocal resorts include non-CLUB WYNDHAM Presidential Reserve Suites at resort locations.
W
  • WYNDHAM Club Pass®
    An internal exchange program operated by WYNDHAM Club Pass LLC and available to CLUB WYNDHAM® Plus members which provides access to additional resorts using eligible CLUB WYNDHAM Plus Points.