Written by Michele Richardson on June 5, 2015
At G2G Collection, we’re constantly speaking with people about their top vacation spots and answering their questions about how much it costs in different destinations. One of the hottest new destinations that we get asked about is Playa del Carmen, a beach community on the “Mexican Riviera” about 45 minutes south of Cancun. In this article, we’ll review pricing for different options in Punta Mita, as well as explain the difference between Punta Mita and Punta de Mita.
Punta Mita vs.
Written by Michele Richardson on June 3, 2015
For years, people have been asking us if our vacation club is like a timeshare. You may be wondering what is the difference between a timeshare and a vacation club? If so, you certainly aren’t alone, as there is much confusion even in the industry regarding these terms. In this article, we’ll dive into timeshares vs. vacation clubs, clearly define the difference between these two “second home alternatives” and compare the pros and cons of each.
What is a Timeshare?
Written by Michele Richardson on June 1, 2015
In the past few weeks, we have been asked many times about the risks of renting homes on websites like VRBO, Homeaway and Airbnb. While there are many virtues of companies like VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owner, or Homeaway, their parent company), renting homes on the internet can also present challenges. Here are the top 5 VRBO problems and how to avoid them:
1. The pictures don’t give you the “whole picture.” Imagine that you own a vacation home with a fabulous
Written by Michele Richardson on May 28, 2015
Our team speaks with thousands of people each year, only some of whom are familiar with destination clubs. Today we will walk you through how much a destination club costs and review the different types. With a wide range from $7,500 to $400,000 or more, you can begin to determine if membership is right for you, and if so, which one might be the best fit. Let’s get started…
The 3 Types of Destination Clubs (also referred to as Vacation Cubs)
To understand what a destination club
Written by Michele Richardson on April 29, 2015
Ask any nonprofit what their single biggest challenge is and the answer is always the same: fundraising. And the same fundraising concerns loom year in and year out. How do we attract large scale donors? How do we maintain donor interest? How do we keep those donors feeling good about their contribution? How do we earn and increase contributions—even during sluggish donation periods? Through a little bit of planning, and a little help from G2G, Boys and Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) was
Written by Michele Richardson on March 12, 2015
Traveling solo has its advantages as well as its pitfalls. A solo vacation ensures adventure, a chance to make new friends and the opportunity to intimately explore a destination free of other responsibilities. For many travelers, a membership to a vacation club makes financial sense but does that strategy work for the lone traveler? Consider these topics and find out.
Safety is always a concern of a solo traveler. Just like at home, there is safety in numbers and while most locales are safe,
Written by Michele Richardson on March 10, 2015
Maybe you don’t have the vacation time for a long week away from work but that doesn’t mean you can’t find some rest and relaxation away from home. A quick weekend getaway is the perfect way to recharge and reconnect. These four destinations offer great food, beautiful landscapes, and some much needed comfort for the perfect weekend getaway.
South Carolina Lowcountry
South Carolina is known for its hospitality and a trip to the Lowcountry promises great weather, home cooking, and a tranquil retreat from a fast-paced lifestyle. Escape to Palmetto Bluff where you
Written by Michele Richardson on March 5, 2015
You’ve done it all, the Vegas getaway, the beach bungalow, the ski chalet, and now you’re just retreading those same old locales. Before you book another trip with college friends or family, consider these 5 fun vacation ideas that offer offer something a little bit different for your next getaway.
Consider: 30A Florida
Whether you’ve been married twenty years or dating just one, a romantic getaway for two is an absolute must for relaxation and reconnecting. 30A, Florida is one of the most beautiful beaches in America and
Written by Michele Richardson on March 3, 2015
A vacation home is nice but it’s not always ideal. There are repairs to make, real estate to purchase, and the monotony of going to the same place year after year. Here are just eight of the reasons why you should join a vacation clubinstead of purchasing a vacation home.
Enjoy a Variety of Vacation Destinations
Regardless of how much you like a location, visiting the same place year after year can get boring. Membership to a vacation club allows members to have “a second home” without any
Written by Michele Richardson on February 26, 2015
Preserving vacation memories is just as important as creating them. Keeping them at the forefront of your mind is simple with these five ways to experience a meaningful vacation experience meaningful vacations.
Re-live the Excitement on a GoPro
On vacation, it can often feel like you are stepping out of the moment to capture it. You pause on an epic black diamond to grab a picture of the mountains or pull the kids from the ocean to take a family photo. GoPro removes that barrier by taking the journey