Pat Barcas

Pat Barcas serves as staff writer and photographer for RTX Traveler Magazine, based in Asheville, NC. His favorite RTX destinations are on the beach: Orange Beach, Alabama, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.

RTX Exchange Spotlight | Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

By on September 18, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
RTX Exchange Spotlight | Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Are you traveling to the Pocono Mountain region of Pennsylvania soon? Don’t miss out on these fun activities this month. Keep reading for details. If you’re looking for a fall foliage getaway with eye-popping colors and special events throughout the season, the Pocono Mountains may be the perfect destination. In autumn, the area is ablaze with […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Branson, Missouri

By on September 17, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
Xclusive Weeks Feature | Branson, Missouri

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is down home Branson, Missouri. Keep reading for a summary of this live music vacation spot, as well as instructions on how to get access to last minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Branson is a time capsule of a vacation from yesteryear- a place where families are given limitless choices in entertainment and […]

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RTX Exchange Spotlight | Charleston, South Carolina

By on September 11, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
RTX Exchange Spotlight | Charleston, South Carolina

Are you traveling to Charleston soon? Don’t miss out on these fun activities this month. Keep reading for details. Now that the humidity has dropped, strolling through the historic cobblestone streets of the Battery, sticking your toes in the sand at Folly Beach or checking out a local festival or attraction is even more enjoyable. Charleston Water […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Hot Springs, Arkansas

By on September 10, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
Xclusive Weeks Feature | Hot Springs, Arkansas

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is exciting Hot Springs, Arkansas. Keep reading for a summary of this classic vacation spot, as well as instructions on how to get access to last minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Visitors can unwind and relax while playing a round of golf, fishing for the big catch or soaking in […]

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September Promotion Alert: Deposit Your 2019 Red or Gold Week and Earn a Discounted Upgrade to Premium Plus

By on September 5, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
September Promotion Alert: Deposit Your 2019 Red or Gold Week and Earn a Discounted Upgrade to Premium Plus

As this hot September promotion proves, now is a great time to deposit! Keep reading for details on how to save on an upgrade after you deposit your week. If you’re thinking of upgrading your membership, here’s a way to save some bucks with a simple deposit of your 2019 gold or red week. Make […]

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September Promotion Alert: FAC Members, Save on Exchanges With a Check-in After Labor Day

By on September 5, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
September Promotion Alert: FAC Members, Save on Exchanges With a Check-in After Labor Day

Yeah, it’s the shoulder season at many resorts right now, but that shouldn’t stop you from going on vacation. Think about it: it’s a little quieter, a little cooler, and the summer chaos has quieted down. It’s a great recipe for a fantastic vacation. Take advantage with this September promo geared toward saving points post-Labor […]

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Our September Featured Destination is Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

By on September 4, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
Our September Featured Destination is Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Are you craving a norths woods escape? Want to get away into a part of the country you may not have visited before? Keep reading for details on the Wisconsin Dells, our September featured destination. The Wisconsin Dells is the water park capital of the world, and the fun doesn’t end when the outdoor cold […]

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September RTX Benefit Reminder: Deposit Life is Four Years for Premium Plus Members

By on September 4, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
September RTX Benefit Reminder: Deposit Life is Four Years for Premium Plus Members

Not using your week this year? Or maybe you just want to try a different destination? Of course you can deposit your week, and with RTX, you don’t need to deposit until you’ve confirmed what you’ll be getting in exchange. As a reminder, let’s go over week deposit lifespans for different RTX member levels. Keep […]

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RTX Exchange Spotlight | Branson, Missouri

By on September 4, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
RTX Exchange Spotlight | Branson, Missouri

Are you traveling to Branson soon? Don’t miss out on these fun activities this month. Keep reading for details.   COUNTRY MUSIC WEEKEND Sept. 7 and 8 This can’t-miss event features performances from Firefall (September 7), Steve Wariner (September 8) and Sawyer Brown (September 9). National Harvest Festival Sept. 11-Oct. 25 It’s a new name, but the same […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Breckenridge, Colorado

By on September 3, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
Xclusive Weeks Feature | Breckenridge, Colorado

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is exciting Breckenridge, Colorado. Keep reading for a summary of this adventurous vacation spot, as well as instructions on how to get access to last minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Colorado is a state of extremes that typifies the mystique, romance, and wide open spaces of the American west. It’s the […]

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