Why Luxury Second Homeowners Vacation with THIRDHOME

Join this reciprocal luxury travel club with my exclusive offer (a $5000 value)

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THIRDHOME is a reciprocal travel club for luxury second homeowners that I had the pleasure of learning about in detail over the course of several days in beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico.

Members of THIRDHOME can book stays at over 8000 properties around world that have an average value of $2.2 million. We toured several very different Los Cabos options and learned why this program is a unique way for members to enjoy some of the world’s most amazing accommodations without the expense of renting a villa or staying in a hotel.

If you have a second home, a door to extraordinary vacations is about to open.

Extraordinary could mean a luxury safari at Leobo Private Reserve, a private, guarded 20,000-acre estate in South Africa with what is regarded to be one of the most most stunning safari houses in all of Africa.

This is one of many spectacular options. And, if you decide to join THIRDHOME, I have an exclusive offer for you (a $5000 value).

How THIRDHOME Works

Through THIRDHOME, second homeowners make their properties available for other members’ use for weeks of time. When they do this, Key credits are deposited into their account. The number of Keys a member earns is determined by the value of their home and the time of year (peak season weeks earn double Keys, for example).

Members redeem Keys for available weeks in other member homes. There is also a nominal exchange fee per week of between $395 – $995, which is a great value for what you receive.

The bottom line is that the more weeks you make available for other members, the more you can travel. It’s that simple.

How does Provence sound? The 5-bedroom Luxury Mas Provencal in the historic village of Meridol, France has a summer kitchen, bocce ball, a kids’ play room, two swimming pools as well as unobstructed views on the Durance river valley and Petit Luberon ridge.

What Makes THIRDHOME Different

THIRDHOME strives to make sure that second homeowners get out of the club what they put into it through exclusive club and reciprocal benefits programs. It is only for second homeowners who pass a series of verification steps before acceptance. Primary residences are not eligible and each home admitted to the program must meet very, very high standards.

It’s not a direct exchange program. This means that members can stay at any home that is available during the week they’d like to travel. A convenient real-time booking engine also eliminates back and forth between homeowners during the reservations process.

THIRDHOME creates a community of high caliber guests through implementation of a feedback and ratings system. Members must be in good standing to redeem Keys and will lose privileges if they are not. THIRDHOME has already put together terms and conditions as well as standards for guest behavior so there isn’t a need for the homeowner assemble their own paperwork.

Where Can I Stay?

This is the fun part. Many of the homes are destinations in themselves. The uber-chic Lime Samui Villa 2 comes fully-staffed with a private cinema, private gym, jaw-dropping views over the Andaman Sea and sunsets that are to die for.

In addition to privately-owned homes, members can choose residences inside select luxury full-service clubs and resorts that participate in the THIRDHOME program.

For example, those who are in the mood for a luxury resort can choose to stay in a The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club property (Aspen Highlands, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, St. Thomas and Vail). I was also thrilled to see gorgeous villas like the one we recently enjoyed at Grand Isle Resort and Spa in Great Exuma is another option. And, there are more.

THIRDHOME’s affiliation with the TradeWinds Cruise Club provides the option for a luxury yachting vacation, too.

Speaking of yachts, guests of Can Panda in Ibiza, Spain can take out the owner’s 80-foot Sunseeker yacht (additional costs apply).

Exclusive LJM THIRDHOME Offer

Readers that sign up for THIRDHOME through my exclusive landing page will receive:

  • A waived $2,500 initiation fee for a lifetime membership
  • Member’s club status (THIRDHOME has three membership levels and this is the entry level tier)
  • 2 Keys upon approval if you join by April 15, 2017

This means that there no cost to join and you can potentially upgrade or book a stay with the extra Keys in your account.

Join THIRDHOME

Stay tuned for more as I plan to show you around a handful of THIRDHOME’s beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico properties.

Have you heard of or joined THIRDHOME?

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of THIRDHOME. The opinions and text are, of course, my own.

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