Timeshare is not a Financial Investment (Part 3)

January 8th, 2015

  A Depreciating Asset Timeshares are like new cars: the second you drive them off the lot, they lose value. Timeshares loses between 40 to 85 percent of their value once you buy them. If cars depreciated that quickly, I doubt anyone would buy a new one without being subjected to timeshare-like sales tactics. If […]


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Timeshare is not a Financial Investment (Part 2)

January 8th, 2015

  Rationalization for Buying a Timeshare. Is it some form of Investment? Most people who purchased timeshares were enticed and sometimes induced into the acquisition, indeed with the idea that owning one is an investment. They were persuaded to believe that owning a timeshare can greatly benefit a person, especially in the long run. The […]


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Timeshare is not a Financial Investment (Part 1)

January 8th, 2015

  What is an Investment? An investment is a product or vehicle whereby your deposit (in this case your taxed money) into something on the understanding that you have chance of increasing your investment/deposit equity. Of course investments can go up or down and dependent upon the risk applied. The investment return, benefits and expectations […]


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Timeshare is not a Financial Investment

January 7th, 2015

  What is an Investment? An investment is a product or vehicle whereby you deposit (in this case your taxed money) into something on the understanding that you have a chance of increasing your investment/deposit equity. The investment can go up or down: the return, benefits and expectations will vary and dependant on the risk applied. Large […]


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Trading Standards Warn of Timeshare Scams

August 6th, 2018

Warwickshire County Council Trading Standards warn holidaymakers that Timeshare scams haven’t gone away as thousands of people head abroad this year to enjoy the summer break. (CTSI) Chartered Trading Standards Institute are warning holidaymakers not to let their guard down. Andy Crump of Warwickshire County Councillor said: “Trading Standards are concerned that holidaymakers are still […]


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Do’s And Don’ts When Buying Timeshare

July 18th, 2018

If you are looking to buy a timeshare it is always wise to do your homework first. There have been reports of many unscrupulous sales techniques used by timeshare sales representatives and down the line it can leave the owners very unhappy. Here, at the Timeshare Consumer Association, we have listed a few do’s and […]


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How to Enjoy Your Timeshare

July 2nd, 2018

Retired couple Mike & Angie McCaffery of Los Angeles have in the past paid as little as 50 cents for second-hand timeshares. Having used their timeshare across four U.S. resorts, they also were able to afford stays in Spain, Costa Rica, England, Mexico, Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean. “You hear all the nightmare stories, but […]


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What exactly are you buying when you purchase a Timeshare?

April 19th, 2017

Should there be a label letting you know exactly what comes in the “tin” of timeshare? When we are doing our weekly food shop we are all free to read the labels on what we are buying to see exactly what all the ingredients are and any additives so it only seems fair that this […]


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The Real Dangers of Purchasing Timeshare

April 6th, 2017

We at TCA have been contacted by a lady who wanted to share with us her harrowing tale of a shocking experience she has been through since purchasing her timeshare. This heart- wrenching account of events is terrible and seems to be hopeless. The customer was invited to a promotional stay at Beverley Hills Heights in […]


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106 Clients sue Barclays’ Clydesdale Financial Services and Silverpoint

March 27th, 2017

Further to our article in October regarding Clydesdale Financial Services and Barclays overlooking reasons as to why a client was applying for a loan or credit card.  Most were passed off as home improvements, so that they would be approved, and then used to finance their timeshare purchase.  We can now confirm that there are […]


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