Is your Claims Company Regulated?

January 15th, 2019

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will become the new regulator of Claims Management Companies as of the 1st of April 2019.  Please be aware that companies that are not authorised after this date will NOT legally be allowed to make a claim for anyone.  There are a lot of ‘rogue‘ Claims Management Companies out there, […]

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Cape Town Update

January 7th, 2019

We at TCA would like to update you following on from a previous post in September 2018. The long-awaited report into the Cape Town mis-selling of timeshare has finally been announced, the story has captured the timeshare headlines, recommendations have been introduced to include, new laws and regulators to deal with the industry. Ebrahim Mohamed, […]

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Changes Proposed for South Africa’s Damaged Timeshare Industry

December 5th, 2018

A new report has recently been released by Bottom of Form The National Consumer Commission (NCC) with regards to the South Africa’s timeshare industry. The industry is estimated to contribute as much as R3.5 billion to South Africa’s GDP. An inquiry was launched back in 2017 by the NCC after numerous complaints from owners were […]

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Always Buy With Caution

October 15th, 2018

At the Timeshare Consumer Association we see that for most, buying a timeshare can be worthwhile, however, there are a few things to bear in mind to play it safe. Across the United States, Americans have invested in timeshares properties liking the idea of part owning an apartment or condo for just week each year. […]

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Another Timeshare Allegation

October 1st, 2018

Another allegation hits the timeshare industry and this time it’s in the famous holiday destination of Gatlinburg and the Smokies. The area in Tennessee, USA is described as an area for outdoorsy people who enjoy hiking in the mountains and being close to nature. The area also boasts of an indoor waterpark, a two storey […]

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Operation Manta – Costa Del Sol

September 24th, 2018

It has been reported that dozens were detained over a timeshare scam that involved 500 British people, all were conned out of their life savings in this multi-million-pound Costa del Sol racket. It has been estimated that this racket alone conned people out of more than £15 million pounds. To date 36 people have been […]

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Timeshare Owners Reviews Of Resorts in Mexico

September 19th, 2018

This month at the Timeshare Consumer Association, we have got some reviews from timeshare owners who either own their timeshare in Mexico or have used an exchange program and visited one of Mexico’s timeshare resorts. The Royal Playa Del Carmen Located on Mexico’s famous fifth Avenue, the Royal Playa Del Carmen is a four diamond […]

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Timeshare Lawyer Scam In USA

September 17th, 2018

Scams can happen anywhere in the world, scams within the timeshare industry included. Here at Timeshare Advice we are detailing a timeshare lawyer scam that occurred in Nashville, USA, to make all timeshare owners aware of lengths these scam artists will go to. Castle Law Group PC, a company based in Nashville, were offering legal […]

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Timeshare Grievances in Cape Town

September 3rd, 2018

The National Consumer Commission (NCC) will hold a public enquiry into ‘holiday ownership’ (otherwise known as the timeshare industry!) this week, and it will be based in central Cape Town from Tuesday.  If you live in Cape Town or happen to be on holiday and you have a timeshare complaint, you may have the opportunity […]

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Timeshare Becoming More and More Popular

August 27th, 2018

Timeshare is becoming a more popular choice for consumers all over the world nowadays as it offers a variety of options from a holiday point of view. Timeshare does have lots of pros and cons so you really need to have an understanding of what you are looking for and whether you are ready for […]

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