IMPORTANT NOTICE These terms and conditions
contain clauses appearing in similar font / text style to this clause and which
the risk or liability of RCI® or another
- constitute an
assumption of risk or liability by you or your
- impose an obligation
on you or your guests to indemnify RCI® or any other person for any
- be an acknowledgement
of a fact by you or your guests
These clauses are important and your
attention is specifically drawn to their contents.
1.1 These terms and conditions of RCI® membership set out the
legally binding agreement between Vacation Exchanges International
(Proprietary) Limited, trading as RCI® (Africa) ("RCI®") and each
person who applies and is accepted for membership of RCI® ("Members"
or "you/your"). RCI® (Africa) is a South African company owned by
Wyndham Destination Network, a division of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, a
public company resident in the United States of America and listed on the New
York Stock Exchange (WYN:NSE). RCI® (Africa) is the licensed operator of
various Wyndham brands for the Republic of South Africa and all of sub-Saharan
Africa, including, Cape Verde, Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte,
Reunion, Sao Tome & Principe, Seychelles and Zanzibar.
1.2 This agreement is a separate and distinct agreement from
your timeshare weeks/points purchase agreement with the developer, seller or
reseller of timeshare interests at a RCI® affiliated timeshare resort or points
1.3 RCI® does not accept responsibility for any
representations made by a third party with regard to the RCI® vacation exchange
system, or any aspect of RCI® membership, products or services.
1.4 The RCI® vacation exchange system, membership, products and
services are designed to give variety and flexibility to your timeshare
weeks/points ownership, and are separate products and services from your
timeshare weeks/points club ownership products and services.
1.5 These terms and conditions are applicable to you, your
companions, your guests ("Guests") and everyone travelling with your
Guests, who utilize the benefits of any and/or all programmes, products and
services offered by RCI® to its Members. You undertake to ensure that all of
your Guests who are eighteen years or older are aware of, and familiar with,
these terms and conditions and that they agree to adhere to them and that you
bear the risk of any failure on your or their part, in this respect.
products and services that may be offered through RCI® by third parties may be
subject to separate terms and conditions.
1.7 It is in our
interest and yours that you and your Guests should understand these terms and
conditions. We have tried to write them in plain and understandable language.
If there is anything in these terms and conditions that you or your Guests do
not understand, please bring it to our attention and we will endeavour to
clarify these for you or your Guests.
1.8 These terms
and conditions will apply to all standard RCI® vacation exchange and rental
holiday programmes, products and services. These terms and conditions will also
apply in amplification of any terms and conditions that may appear on any
specific advertised offer and to the extent that there is a conflict between
the two, these terms and conditions will always take precedent.