February 1, 2023 | 2 Minutes

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Your Abound FAQ Answered Here

There’s nothing quite like being a Marriott Vacation Club Member and knowing you have memorable holidays to look forward to each year. Now, with Abound by Marriott Vacations, membership is even more exciting.

The Abound exchange program is all about more. More places to visit and more resorts to see. It’s also about choice. Through Abound, discover new ways to get the most out of your membership.

Did you know there are great resources to learn about Abound on the Marriott Vacation Club website? You can find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Abound.

If you need a place to start, this introductory video provides an overview of Abound and its benefits. You’ll learn how you can use your Points* to explore the 90+ resorts and city properties in Abound.** Take advantage of your expanded holiday options and stay at resorts in new destinations. It’s one of the biggest benefits you’ll find with Abound.

Holidays are better together, and no one showcases that better than Sheraton® Vacation Club. With resorts in bucket-list destinations like Hawai‘i, Colorado, Florida, and Arizona, your next family holiday may just be the best one yet. Learn more about the 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments available by watching this helpful video.

Your holiday is a time to recharge your body and rejuvenate your mind and soul. At Westin® Vacation Club, revitalize in desirable places like Mexico, Hawai‘i, California, Arizona, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Experience the energy of a WestinWORKOUT® fitness class or the relaxation of a Westin Heavenly® Bed. Watch this video to learn even more.

Other questions Members are asking about Abound:

Is my Member benefit level the same?

It’s important to know your Member benefit level as it determines booking windows, certain deadlines, discounts, Marriott Bonvoy® Elite status, and more. See what your benefits are on your Member website.

How and when can I reserve holidays at resorts in the Vistana Signature Network®?

With Points, you can make direct reservations at Vistana Signature Network properties, including Sheraton Vacation Club and Westin Vacation Club resorts, based on availability. Resorts in the Vistana Signature Network may be able to be reserved as early as 12 months prior to arrival.

What about banking and borrowing Points?

Points give you more flexibility and choice. As before, through Abound, you can bank this year’s Points for your next Use Year or borrow from a future year to confirm a holiday today. And, beginning with your 2023 Use Year, Members at the Chairman’s Club benefit level can bank Points into a future Use Year until two months prior to the end of their current Use Year.

What are some other ways I can use my Points?
o Book cruises, guided tours, and culinary tours.
o Expand your holiday options with specialty hotels and luxury residences.
o Use for airline miles, car rentals, Resort Credit, and more.
o Exchange them, if eligible, for Marriott Bonvoy® points.
o Deposit them with Interval International® and explore thousands of villa resorts.

Visit your Member site for more information.