Timeshare Weeks Explained

timeshare weeks 2024

2024 is here! With a new year comes new vacations, and that means you’ll need to plan. While your destination and the value of the resort you choose are very important, there’s one other aspect of timeshares that’s just as important to consider: timeshare weeks. But what are timeshare weeks, and how do they work? Whether you’re an experienced timeshare owner looking for the scoop on the week’s calendar or someone new to the world of vacation ownership, you’ve come to the right place! Here’s everything you need to know about the timeshare calendar.

What Are Timeshare Weeks?

A timeshare is a vacation property that someone owns the right to use, generally for a week at a time. When someone purchases vacation ownership, they are essentially purchasing seven days at a resort. The timeshare week is a date determined by the calendar. Each week on the calendar is assigned a number. Then, buyers purchase an interval of time based on those weeks.

Some weeks are valued differently than others, and some cost more, some less. If you purchase a gorgeous ocean-front week in Virginia Beach during the month of June, it may cost more than that same view at the beginning of December. It all just depends on the market and developers. With vacation exchange, however, owners have more flexibility than ever before.

Fixed Week Timeshares

The most traditional form of vacation ownership, and where timeshare started, is a fixed week timeshare. Owners purchase a designated fixed week number at a specific site or resort, which they have full rights to use every year. One of the benefits of a fixed week is the lack of planning necessary. No need to make reservations, find a hotel, or coordinate a time to vacation. Your fixed week is always available and ready for you at the same time and place every year.

Floating Week Timeshares

Floating weeks were introduced later on to the vacation ownership world to give owners more flexibility. With floating weeks, owners purchase within a specific season of a resort, in which they can choose which week they would like to reserve. Floating weeks do provide more flexibility, but more advance planning is necessary to secure the week you would like to vacation during.

How to Get Even More Value Out of Your Vacation Ownership

We get it. Not everyone wants to use their fixed week timeshare to visit the same location on the same dates each year. Fortunately, there’s a way to get even more use out of your timeshare: vacation exchange. Vacation exchange allows you to exchange your calendar weeks to visit other resorts around the world. In fact, the two biggest vacation exchange programs, RCI and Interval International, each have thousands of resorts in their networks. As a result, these networks are a fantastic way to see the world, all for the price of a single timeshare. It’s important to note that if you want to become a member of RCI or Interval International, you’ll need to own a timeshare that’s affiliated with their network. Here are some of the top resorts affiliated with these programs.

RCI

RCI

Interval International

Interval International and the secondary market

How Does the Timeshare Calendar Work?

Our timeshare calendar tool was designed with vacation owners in mind. While you’re looking out for your date on this year’s weeks calendar, you can also calculate your timeshare weeks for years to come. Planning your getaway now can allow plenty of time to make the necessary arrangements with your pets, family, and other responsibilities. Not to mention, starting your planning early can make it easier to book the resort you want if you’re going to use vacation exchange.

The calendar is split into three sections: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Use these sections, along with each week’s column, to see the actual dates each week on the calendar falls. You’ll also want to keep in mind that every year has a different calendar, which means that the dates will change in 2025. Be sure to check in the next calendar year to verify the new dates when planning your next vacation.

2024 Timeshare Calendar

Week NumberFridaySaturdaySunday
1-4Jan 5, 12, 19, 26Jan 6, 13, 20,Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
5-9Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar 1Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 2Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 3
10-14Mar 8, 15, 22, 29, Apr 5Mar 9, 16, 23, 30, Apr 6Mar 10, 17, 24, 31, Apr 7
15-19Apr 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11Apr 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12
20-24May 17, 24, 31, Jun 7, Jun 14May 18, 25, Jun 1, 8, 15May 19, 26, Jun 3, 9, 16
25-29Jun 21, 28, Jul 5, 12, 19Jun 22, 29, Jul 6, 13, 20Jun 23, 30, Jul 7, 14, 21
30-34Jul 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23Jul 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24Jul 28, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25
35-39Aug 30, Sep 6, 13, 20, 27Aug 31, Sep 7, 14, 21, 28Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
40-44Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 3
45-49Nov 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec 6Nov 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec 7Nov 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8
50-53Dec 13, 20, 27Dec 14, 21, 28Dec 15, 22, 29

What if the Week System Isn’t For Me?

If you like the idea of timeshares but aren’t a fan of fixed or floating weeks, you’re in luck! There’s an alternative to weeks-based timeshares: timeshare points. With timeshare points, you won’t have to worry about staying at the same resort in the same week each year. Instead, you can use your points to stay at one of many resorts whenever you want. Your home resort will determine how many points you get for a year, and from there, you’ll have plenty of flexibility to plan your getaway. Many vacation clubs even allow you to bank your points for your next vacation.

With so many benefits, you might be wondering why people still buy timeshare weeks. One of the biggest reasons is convenience. Fixed-week owners don’t have to worry about planning ahead to stay at the resort they want. They can arrive at their resort during the specific week they paid for, check-in, and enjoy their vacation. While many points-based timeshares offer priority booking for their home resort, you’ll still want to book at your preferred property ahead of time, especially if it’s at a popular resort or during a busy season.

Buy a Timeshare

Ready to enjoy a lifetime of vacations? Then check out our marketplace! You’ll find timeshares that fit into plenty of different weeks on the timeshare calendar. You’ll also have plenty of options from many top resort developers like Hilton Grand Vacations, Marriott, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, and more! Not to mention, when you buy a timeshare resale, you’ll typically be able to save a lot of money compared to buying directly from the developer. Plus, you’ll still enjoy all the stellar amenities and spacious accommodations found at a timeshare resort. What’s not to love? If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call at 1-800-610-2734 or email us at info@timesharesonly.com. We’re always happy to help!

Rent a Timeshare

How to Rent  Timeshare weeks on the timeshare calendar beginning now

If you’re not ready to purchase a timeshare, you can rent a timeshare week on Timeshares Only. Renting is a great way to try it out before buying. With spacious living rooms, locking bedroom doors and in-suite kitchens, timeshares are more bang for your buck when it comes to renting. If you want to rent, you can also benefit from seeing the exact weeks on the calendar so you can see what rentals we have when you’re looking to travel. With our rentals in destinations like Aruba, Colorado and Orlando, you can travel more and spend less. The cool thing is that there is no limit to the number of timeshare weeks you rent, so you can use vacation ownership for most of your traveling needs.

Rent Out Your Timeshare

If you’re an owner looking to rent out your timeshare, we can help! If you won’t be using your timeshare next year, we can post it for rent. Renting out your timeshare is a great way to put some money back in your pocket or help to pay off your maintenance fees on years when you aren’t planning to visit it. Additionally, you can consider renting your week to friends or family in your social network, or gifting it to a loved one for a year if you won’t be using it.

Selling Your Vacation Ownership

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If, in recent years, you’ve been curious about selling your timeshare week, we understand. The things we enjoy doing can often change over time. Whether it’s because your lifestyle has changed or you’d rather travel with a different vacation club, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to sell your timeshare. Whatever the case may be, our experienced team at Timeshares Only can assist you in posting your timeshare week for sale. We have helped timeshare owners sell their vacation ownership for over 20 years, and as a member of ARDA, we follow a strict set of ethics that helps to keep everyone in the industry safe. This means that when you work with Timeshares Only, you can rest assured that you’ll be in good hands.

First, we recommend calling your developer to discover what options are available to you. Then, give us a call so we can make a tailored ad for your posting to sell it or help you post it for rent. Exiting your timeshare can feel overwhelming at times, but there are options available, and Timeshares Only is here to help.

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