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My Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Timeshare Offer
I am the king of timeshare offers it seems. I have seen some really good ones from Maui to Disney and even Los Cabos. This latest one is for a AAA 4 diamond rated resort in Cancún. It is also the highest rated Westin in the world according to U.S. News. The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort sent me an offer that would give me 5 days in paradise for essentially the price of one night.
Details of the Offer
The offer for the Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort is as follows:
- 4 days/5 nights at the resort for $269
- $75 resort credit or 15,000 points (I would probably take the money at this point)
- Must attend a presentation for their vacation club.
If you are unsure of your travel dates you can pay $199 and then pay the remaining $70 when you go to book it.
Breaking Down the Numbers
I did some spot reservation checking and the rooms were at least $200+ per night when accounting for taxes. That puts the value of the 4 nights at a minimum of $800.
If you wanted to attack this from the points aspect it is 50,000 points a night. That would be a cost of 200,000 points for 4 nights. At a value of $0.0075 each you are looking at a cost of $1500 which is terrible value during the cheap season. But if you did use points you would get the fifth night free dropping the cost down to 40,000 points per night. That is still a cost of $1200 for 4 nights in points.
The resort credit or points are worth between $75-$112.50 depending on which one you take. I will use round numbers and call the overall value you get from the offer a minimum of $900 and potentially much more. When you subtract out the $269 fee you are coming away with at least $631 worth of value to sit through a timeshare presentation. That is not the crazy value we saw from Hyatt and Maui but Cancún is a lot easier to get to than Hawaii.
I don’t think this offer will fit into my travel schedule although I plan on talking with my wife about it. Cancún is a short 3 hour flight from me and this would be a very affordable vacation. The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort looks beautiful and I am sure I would enjoy staying there. If you have stayed there before let me know your thoughts in the comments.
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