Enjoy Your Retirement Without The Pressure of Annual Maintenance Fees

August 13th, 2018

One of the most common reasons owners choose to sell their timeshare is usually down to financial hardship, this can be for many reasons, elevating the pressure of the annual maintenance fees can be a great relief to those who have hit on hard times. And usually, it’s the elderly or retired who need to […]


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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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Watch Out for the ‘Exclusive Club’ Pitch

July 23rd, 2018

Are you one of the many thousands of timeshare point owners who are never able to book your preferred week? Are you aware that many consumers don’t even realise that they are in a timeshare points system due to the misleading way in which the product is sold as the famous ‘exclusive club’? It all […]


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Paying to Attend a Sales Presentation!

July 9th, 2018

Retired teachers Roger and Bonnie Legako from Knoxville Tennessee last month received an invitation to attend a timeshare presentation in Gatlinburg at the Holiday Inn’s Smoky Mountain Resort on Historic Nature Trail. The couple is currently Holiday Inn reward club members. The timeshare industry is big business in East Tennessee. There are many people who […]


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Are High-Pressure Sales Tactics a Thing of The Past, or Are They More Common than Ever?

June 27th, 2018

High selling sales tactics aren’t news to us at the TCA, potential buyers almost held captive whilst the sale representatives wear them down into purchasing timeshare accommodation that they may have never wanted in the first place. This article looks at how if anything changes have been made to the old-fashioned hard sell? It appears […]


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Another Timeshare Termination Company to be Stricken off

June 25th, 2018

A Cheshire based company, MVA Marketing Ltd has recently had an active proposal for strike off!  The company was incorporated in 2015 and advertised its services as ‘specifically tailoring our services to individual needs’. The service that they provided had a fixed cost to extricate the client from their timeshare and then to make a […]


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Timeshare Con Artists Agree to Surrender 3.4 million Dollars’ Worth of Assets!

June 11th, 2018

In addition to being permanently banned from offering timeshare resale services and telemarketing, the Florida based scammers behind the deceptive resale scheme have agreed to renunciate approximately 3.4 million dollars’ worth of goods, including a Rolex watch, properties, vehicles, diamonds and silver coins, to settle the Federal Trade Commission’s charges against them. The ringleaders, John […]


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Warning to all Georgia Residents!

June 8th, 2018

Officials in Atlanta are warning timeshare owners of more cold call scams, stereotypically from somebody claiming that they are calling from a travel agent. The caller usually starts by telling the owner that there is a cash buyer waiting to purchase their timeshare weeks. Then the bogus company requests upfront fees in order to start […]


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Timeshare Exit

June 4th, 2018

Timeshare has become a different beast over the last few decades. In the past timeshare was rife with strong-arm sales tactics, however, nowadays salespeople are often much sneakier and less blatant in their sales. This can often mean for people that they may find themselves having to get out of a complicated timeshare deal. Timeshare […]


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More Justice for Consumers

May 16th, 2018

Justice has been brought for consumers who were conned by two brothers, Amarjit and Shivjit Bagharian, from St Albans Road, Smethwick. The brothers were the ringleaders of a timeshare fraud gang and have been ordered to pay back £100,000 following proceeds of crime investigation. Amarjit and Shivjit were both jailed for seven years and two […]


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