Check back for my impressions of Marriott’s timeshares in France and Spain. Below is my itinerary so you will know where to find me as I travel through Europe.
This trip was planned using Marriott Rewards points and Marriott timeshare trades:
Total Marriott Rewards points used for air and hotels – 500,000
Total timeshare trades – 1
[b]Value of trip – $17,000[/b]
Sept 26, 2009
Fly Business Class from San Francisco to Paris on Air France using miles.
Sept. 27-Oct 2
Paris at Marriott’s Hotel Champs-Elysees hotel. Day-trip to Marriott’s Village d’lle-de-France
Fly to Barcelona and rent a car to begin our journey to Marbella. Stay one night at the Denia Marriott La Sella Resort & Spa in Denia, Spain.
Marriott’s Marbella Beach Club
Fly to Palma de Mallorca. Stay at Marriott’s Son Antem Resort & Spa. Visit Marriott’s Club Son Antem timeshare on the same property.
Barcelona. Celebrate my half-decade birthday! No Marriott hotel in the city. Staying at Le Meridien Barcelona.
Spend one night at Renaissance Barcelona Airport hotel. Early morning flight home.
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