Why are Shared Vacation Owners Smiling These Holidays?

‘Tis the season to be jolly’ for shared vacation owners, who are smiling because their holidays are packed with the best vacation benefits. Luxury accommodation that offers home-like amenities to meet the individual needs of each family, spacious rooms and effective cost-saving options have brought on the cheer of the holiday season.

While other vacationers may be feeling the pinch of escalating costs and the trepidation of a once-off hefty bill at the end of their stay, shared vacation owners can smile because their accommodation is already paid for. With the expense spread over 52 weeks, the benefit of a pre-paid vacation means more available cash for fun holiday activities.


VOASA, the Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa, says that purchasing a shared ownership product is an opportunity to secure a future holiday lifestyle at today’s prices and for the period you need. A one-time purchase is made of a furnished resort accommodation at a fraction of the whole ownership cost. Thereafter, a levy is paid throughout the year to cover the costs of running the resort. The benefit is that these levies are not subject to any profit.

But, it’s not just the cost saving that’s bringing smiles.

VOASA’s premium portfolio of resorts are designed for space and comfort that perfectly creates a distinctive holiday experience when family and friends gather together in their home-away-from-home. No more eating pizza in cramped rooms and the frustration of sharing common amenities with other guests. Instead there’s a value-added benefit of bigger bedrooms and modern lounges where the magic of the festive season comes to life.

Aspiring master chefs can unleash their culinary skills in a fully equipped kitchen, which means the aromas of the festive season can still waft through the home. For families with young children, the cook-in option offers greater flexibility and cost saving when compared to the busy atmosphere of restaurants and pricy festive season menus.

VOASA believes that these are among the essential ingredients that make up a quality family vacation. This belief is supported by the owners who say that their relationships, health and happiness have improved because they are spending more time de-stressing and creating a legacy of memorable family vacations – and that’s the best reason why shared vacation owners are smiling this festive season.