Time to Exit!!

November 15th, 2017

Pressured selling tactics in timeshare have been around for years, hard selling and forcing consumers isn’t a new development. It has been occurring for more than half a century. During the early 1960’s Europe saw the first vacation ownership units, and in 1965, the Hilton Hale Kaanapali became the first timeshare hotel in the United […]

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Honeymoon Nightmare – Ocean Reef

November 13th, 2017

Newlyweds experienced a nightmare day on what was supposed to be one of the most special times in their life. Whilst honeymooning in the Bahamas and upon leaving their hotel for a day of sight-seeing. They were stopped in the street by a man who started asking the pair a lot of personal questions about […]

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Timeshare – Double Crossed

November 10th, 2017

We have recently been contacted by a consumer who was asking us for some help. They have been fobbed off, ignored and made to feel like their concerns are worthless and unjustified. Mr and Mrs Cunningham have owned their timeshare with Regency since 2004. To this day the complex their timeshare apartment is on is […]

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Widower takes on Martin Management Group –  Missouri 

November 8th, 2017

A New York widower takes on Martin Management after handing over more than 18,000$ in fees. The widower who lost her husband in the September 11 terrorist attacks is amongst a group of consumers who have also handed over thousands of dollars to, Martin Management Group, Springfield, Missouri, believing the company would liquidate timeshares they […]

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RDO Code of conduct for Surrendering Timeshare

October 18th, 2017

Further to our article on Monday 16th October, in which we thank all of our contributors for their input.  We are happy to publish a letter that we have received from the Chief Executive of the RDO in respect of information updates, and an article that the TCA published in 2016; which had incorrect information in it. […]

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Timeshare Down Under! is it Going Under?

October 11th, 2017

It seems that Australian timeshare customers have the same complaints and concerns as consumers in the UK. This has in fact prompted ASIC to review timeshare holiday schemes. The ‘Timeshare Council has hit back at the allegations that the industry ‘rips consumers off’ by saying that they contribute $700 million to the economy. A recent […]

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”How do I sell my timeshare?”

September 27th, 2017

When considering to sell your timeshare you need to be aware that it is unlikely you will get back what you paid for it. The next thing to consider is how you would go about selling your timeshare, do you want to sell it yourself or use a professional? There are negatives with both options. […]

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90-Minute Timeshare Presentation – Think Again!

September 25th, 2017

While on holiday in Mexico, Pete and Sue High of Auburn, USA, were approached during a shopping trip in town by a man offering to pay them $450 to attend a 90-minute presentation at the timeshare resort Puerto Bahia Villas and Spa. The 90-minute presentation actually turned into eight hours of relentless salespeople pressuring them. […]

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What can I do if my timeshare resort changes my ownership?

September 18th, 2017

Silverpoint are justifiably coming under extreme scrutiny lately, once again hitting the headlines with a number of court cases in relation to timeshare fractional points and contracts made in perpetuity. Timeshare owners at Palm Beach Club in Tenerife, were notified back in 2014 that Silverpoint, formally known as Resort Properties, were going to start ‘relieving’ […]

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Timeshare – Hidden Costs

September 11th, 2017

There are lots of things to consider when selling your timeshare because there are so many things to think about so important things can be overlooked. One of the most important financial aspects, that is sometimes not considered is the cost to transfer the ownership of a timeshare. It is common practice for the timeshare […]

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