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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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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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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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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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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Another Pensioner Hit with the Hard Sell!

May 14th, 2018

A Portsmouth pensioner wishing to remain anonyms was tricked into parting with more than £8,000 of her life savings after she received an unsolicited cold call offering to help her relinquish an unwanted timeshare agreement. The consumer purchased a points-based Timeshare from Club La Costa back in 2000. The 69-year-old along with her husband and […]


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Buying a Timeshare – Should You or Shouldn’t You!

May 9th, 2018

Buying timeshare can be a risky business at any age, however, if you are inexperienced and unsure of what the product is and the small print that goes along with that, it can be a devastating monetary choice. Timeshare is a maze of choices, wrapped in what looks like an amazing offer or product, however the […]


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Cunning Timeshare Tricks

May 2nd, 2018

You don’t have to search indefinitely across the internet to find complaints about timeshare resale companies and the ways in which they will work to trick you out of your precious hard-earned cash. In our internet, information sharing age you would be forgiven for thinking you can easily see and spot a trickster coming your […]


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Re-Sale Scams in Mexico on The Up

April 13th, 2018

Watch out! There is a re-sale scam in Mexico Timeshare, don’t become the next sorry victim. When purchasing a timeshare, one of the biggest problems is the consumer, people do not want to own two lots of timeshare, so they could potentially become a victim of the re-sale scam unless they carry on reading below…. […]


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