When you deposit your week of timeshare ownership with RCI, it is assigned a trading power, known as Deposit Trading Power (DTP).
This value is designed to help ensure you get an Exchange Holiday that is comparable to the week you have deposited.
How your Deposit Trading Power is assignedCLASSIFICATION, DEMAND, SUPPLY & UTILISATION:
Classification: Whether your deposit is a resort, boat or vehicle.
Demand: The more members that want the week you deposit, the higher its trading power.
Supply: The number of deposits like yours that have already been made.
Utilisation: The number of deposits like yours confirmed by other members.
UNIT TYPE & SIZE: The type and size of your unit will affect its trading power.
SEASON: Depending on location, certain times of year are worth more than others
TIMING OF DEPOSIT: Deposit 2 years to 9 months before the start date of your week to get 100% of the available Deposit Trading Power when you exchange.
RESORT RATINGS: Scorecards that RCI members fill out determine the rating of a resort.