COMMON QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
are affiliations and which ones does Timber Lodge have
license agreements with?
Timber Lodge is affiliated with some of the
largest networks of private membership camping. Timber Lodge has
license agreements with Resort Parks International (RPI),
Coast to Coast Resort (C2C), Adventure Outdoor Resorts (AOR),
and Passport America (PA). These affiliations
provides a reciprocal service which expands the recreation and vacation opportunities
derived from membership in a Home Resort. The affiliations also provides
a number of other services and benefits for resort members.
Coast to Coast
Outdoor Resorts (AOR)
may join the affiliations?
The general public cannot join
these private member only affiliations. Only members of a resort which
have obtained license agreements with the affiliations may join. These resorts
pay substantial affiliation fees and meet stringent requirements for the
it cost to join the affiliations?
Many of the
affiliations have "minimum pricing" guidelines that each resort must adhere
to. The Home Resort must take into consideration these guidelines in order
to set their membership prices.
will it take to receive my membership cards?
Your permanent membership card
should reach within 60 days from the time your application is received. Your Home
Resort will issue you a temporary membership card good for 60 days from when you
begin using the affiliation service immediately?
Certainly. You may begin using
the affiliated resorts as soon as you receive your membership card. A temporary membership card
provided by your Home Resort will give you immediate access.
What do I
need to be admitted to an affiliated resort?
An Membership Card
from the affiliation, a
Home Resort I.D. and a drivers license.
decide not to renew my membership with the affiliation, but
later change my mind, can I renew it at a later date?
Yes, however, there is a
$100.00 reinstatement fee.
membership cards do I receive with my membership?
One. Additional or
replacement cards can be issued for a $5.00 processing fee.
How do I
know which resorts participate in the affiliate program?
First, check your Resort
Directory. You may also check with your Home Resort or give the affiliation a call.
affiliated resorts have RV sites?
All the RV resorts do.
bring a guest to the affiliate resorts?
Yes, but the number of persons
per site reservation is limited to one family unit plus two additional persons and no more
than four 4 adults.
If I have
a question regarding the affiliation, what should I do
First, consult your
directory. If your not able to find the answer contact the affiliation member services.
All members are required to present a Home
Resort membership card and their affiliation membership card upon check-in. Members without proper
identification will not be accepted be the Hosting Resort. Please be sure you have these
two items prior to your visit. Additional and/or replacement membership cards may be
ordered through I Member Services Office for $5.00. In the event that your card has been
lost or stolen and you are on the road, the affiliation can verify your membership with the park
you are scheduled to visit.
A resort that had been
approved for affiliation and agrees to provide reciprocal privileges
to RPI members
The affiliated resort at
which you are a member / owner.
The affiliated resort which
will be accommodating your reservation.
An affiliated resort
member/owner in good standing with his Home Resort and RPI (i.e. current on all
These resorts have RV sites
and facilities for RV'ers.
accommodate various types of recreational vehicles. For example: Motorhomes, campers,
travel trailers, pop-ups and fifth wheels. See Resort Directory page for availability and
There are two major factors that allow
members to access the use of campsites on a drive up basis. Number on is that all of the
resorts are "Private Member Only" resort. Therefore, you are not competing with
the general public for campsites. Secondly, the license agreements each developer sign
with the affiliation is required to set aside a percentage of their campsites to be used only by
visiting affiliate members. These are campsites that the developer can not sell
memberships to. Between the private member only status and the campsites at each resort
reserved for visitor members resorts are generally available on a drive up basis. There
are however just under 20% of the resorts that history has proven drive up availability is
not always that certain. These resorts have been placed on what's known as the Advanced
Notification Status. This status will be specifically so noted on the directory page where
the map and driving directions are listed. These resorts do want to know when you are
arriving and for how many nights you plan to stay.
Consult your Directory for your desired
Note available times, special reservation
requirements and restrictions.
Choose your arrival and departure dates for
Know the number of adults and children in
Have your ID number ready.
Resorts requiring reservations may differ at
each resort usually ranging between 30-90 days in advance of selected arrival dates. See
individual directory page for requirements.
Pets are permitted in most resorts. Check
your directory for any applicable restrictions.
Extended visits, if permitted by the Host
Resort are subject to space availability.
Requests for reservations will be accepted
only from members in good standing with their Home Resort.
Resort location maps on each resort page in
the Directory are provided as a general guide and to highlight points of interest