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Old 06-15-2015, 10:37 AM   #1
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I have had Good Sam for 2 years. They always try to trick us into renewing when I still have months left on my membership. Seems like i come home and my wife's handing me that dang renewal notice. I have to log in to see i still have six months left. i get a letter every couple of weeks now. not do friendly of a business practice
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Old 06-16-2015, 09:07 PM   #2
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Yeah, I just got my new card. And had I pulled my old one out BEFORE I sent my renewal in....I would have seen the date I was good to. Its right there on the card. Duh.
This will be my second and very likely last year as a member.
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Old 06-25-2015, 10:58 AM   #3
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Well I'm a life member but as the years have gone by GS has become like most other business. It's called money money and more money. I did not become a member to be bombarded by all the advertizement to buy this buy that. It's a joke any more. What happened to the good old GS. As far as I'm concerned the new folks that took over have ruined it. Later RJD
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Old 06-25-2015, 01:57 PM   #4
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Good Sam got purchased by Camping World. That explaines it all.


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Old 06-25-2015, 04:02 PM   #5
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Good Sam got purchased by Camping World. That explaines it all.


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Both are owned together with magazines included by a business magnate with his own Tv show. No longer a camping club, more of a business center with crazy profit requirements.
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Old 06-25-2015, 04:55 PM   #6
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I hold out until the month it expires -- They'll start offering deals. Last year I got a free night of camping (you mail them receipt (has to be GS Park) and they send you a check for (up to) $25.) This year I got a $20 CW Certificate. Reduces net membership cost to $5 - $10 range.
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Old 06-25-2015, 05:18 PM   #7
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Is the Good Sam renewal not the same as a Costco renewal? By that I mean that regardless of when you renew, the annual date for use of the card remains constant. At least here in Canada that's how our Costco works.
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