My timeshare week is advertised for rent on a booking forum – Why?

September 15th, 2017

Many timeshare owners have made complaints in respect of online accommodation agents such as, TripAdvisor and trivago advertising vacant weeks in many timeshare resorts where there are still owners paying their maintenance.  These resorts are also allocating rooms out to major tour operators such as Thomas Cook and even going as far as letting […]

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Over 7 million Lost in Fraudulent Claims!

September 13th, 2017

It seems more and more Timeshare resorts, airlines, car hire companies along with banks and phone providers are becoming progressively more creative when it comes to hidden extras and sneaky ruses designed to rip you off. According to Action Fraud, scams have increased by nearly 18% in 2016. There were over 5,800 reported holiday scams, […]

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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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More Telesales Scams!

September 8th, 2017

During a well-earned break in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, Carlos and his wife Maria purchased a timeshare which cost $58,000 dollars at a timeshare resort named Club Regina. The purchase allowed them one week per year with a yearly maintenance fee of $1,400. Unfortunately for the couple, they have used their week once in past 17 […]

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Cameron House Reveals £4m Makeover

September 6th, 2017

In the same week that Scotland has been given the title of most ‘Beautiful Country in the World’, Cameron House could not have timed it better to announce their £4 million makeover of their 5-star hotel on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.  The hotel has a mix of timeshare lodge accommodation along with privately […]

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TESS and their Contradictions!

September 4th, 2017

We have been contacted by yet more concerned TESS Ltd customers, following our previous article TESS Clients Run into Problems, who has been left a little disheartened and unsure of what to believe after receiving a Claims Letter from them.  In said letter TESS quote contradictory information to that which is written on their website in respect of […]

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Divorce and Timeshare!

September 1st, 2017

As we know when married couples divorce all assets and liabilities are normally split. Houses, bank accounts, and cars are the most common assets, however, there can be other assets out there that will need addressing as well, and one that seems to pop up regularly is a timeshare contract. Such an asset can be […]

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The Ever Increasing Maintenance Fees are Just Around the Corner!

August 30th, 2017

Almost every timeshare contract includes a clause relating to maintenance fees. The contract will state that the fees have to be paid during the full term of the contract. However, it will not state that it is a non-fixed rate nor does it state that these fees can be varied and entirely at the discretion […]

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Timeshare – Public Hearings

August 28th, 2017

Some public hearings are being held for disgruntled timeshare consumers. They are being given the opportunity to share their stories with the hope of developing a single piece of legislation that will be used to regulate the timeshare industry. The National Consumer Commission are carrying out these hearings to understand what the consumers are experiencing […]

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Manhattan Timehshare Resort to pay $6.5M

August 25th, 2017

On Wednesday 16th August 2017 New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that the owners and operators of The Manhattan Club, will be paying a $6.5 million settlement after admitting they lured over 1400 people into buying timeshare with a “bait and switch” scheme. The Manhattan Club is an upscale timeshare building situated near […]

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