Universal Vacation Club International

Universal Vacation Club International is a leading timeshare exchange network that has been in operation since May 1984. The world class vacation club is in charge of maintaining and managing the luxury vacation resorts developed by The Villa Group, offering its members easy exchanges between any of the affiliated resorts. Depending on the type of membership, those who join Universal Vacation Club are entitled to use a specific property within the group or any of the units, all you have to do is make your reservations through UVCI.

The reputable vacation club provides the forum for exchanges for any of the Mexican beach resorts listed below, as well as the opportunity to exchange weeks or points for access to Interval International and RCI services which hold lists of timeshare properties all over the world.

Universal Vacation Club’s Exchange Destinations:

Cabo San Lucas

  • Villa del Palmar Cabo
  • Villa del Arco Los Cabos


  • Villa del Palmar Cancun

Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit

  • Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta
  • Villa del Mar
  • Villa del Palmar Flamingos


  • Villa del Palmar Loreto

When you become a member of Universal Vacation Club International your are guaranteed a lifetime of luxury vacation experiences and you will be able to travel more regularly at lower prices than by standard methods. See the kinds of UVC membership below:

Types of Universal Vacation Club Membership

Fixed Week Membership

You own the rights to use a specific unit for a particular week of the year and are guaranteed use of that unit during the specified time.

Floating Week Membership

Your membership entitles you to use your timeshare during a specified season or period during the year.

Biennial Membership

UVC biennial membership gives you rights of use every alternate year and the benefits are the same as an annual members except that you can only bank or borrow for one year rather than 5 years.

Premier Membership

Gold or Premier members can use any property offered by Universal Vacations Club and are able to divide the week between resorts or properties, for example a weekend in Cancun then 4 days in Loreto within the same year.

Villa Preferred Access Point Membership

This is a points membership program that allows you to exchange your timeshare week for points that you can then use flexibly to reserve vacation accommodations through Universal Vacation Club. The points system allows you to split, bank, upgrade etc according to your specific needs at the time of reservation.

Elite Program

A loyalty program to reward Villa Preferred Access members. It offers additional benefits according to the number of points purchased. The three levels, Elite Four Star, Elite Five Star and Elite Residence Club all have different tiers of benefits available to owners.


Author: Kristen Holmes