When You Cannot Give It Away!

February 9th, 2018

There are hundreds of thousands of timeshare owners who are desperate to get out of their timeshare contracts. Most fear it is too complex and costly. Wendy Baker purchased in 2005 along with her partner Anne Blanchard “We thought it would be a suitable place for my disabled grandson to visit because it was a […]

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Dodgy Dealings at Diamond

February 7th, 2018

  Another damning tale of dodgy dealings, lies and mis-selling from an angry Diamond Timeshare owner. The couple has been members of Diamond Resorts for a number of years with roughly 2225 points per year. In January 2017 the couple was invited to Florida for a free stay and a meeting. In the meeting, the […]

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Timeshare – The hidden pitfalls

January 8th, 2018

We at TCA were recently contacted and warned about a company called Timeshare Answers. Mrs X recently contacted Timeshare Answers looking for some help with regards to her timeshare. Timeshare Answers looked like a good company and she started speaking to a woman there called Gina for some advice and direction. She was told what […]

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Jail Time for Cheating Timeshare Companies

November 27th, 2017

In April of this year Muhammad Ridzuwan Roslan, 30, pleaded guilty to conspiring with others and to a fraudulent trading offence under the Companies Act. A district court heard that between August 2013 and July 2016, 48 victims testified to the police that they were duped into paying monies to Solution One. Consumers had paid […]

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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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