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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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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Action Fraud Update

November 3rd, 2017

Action Fraud has announced they have received more than 30 reports of timeshare fraud over the summer months. Unfortunate victims are said to have lost more than £94,000 during the months of May and August 2017. The most common scam is requesting consumers to pay fees upfront for services offered. Upon sending the funds contact […]

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A Winning Scratch Card Costs Holiday Maker £5,000!!

November 1st, 2017

Whilst holidaying in Tenerife Thomas and Marion Black thought their luck was in when they were handed a scratch card which turned out to be a ‘winning ticket’. The winning ticket consisted of two prizes, a tablet and a relaxing break for two. Upon revealing these fabulous gifts, the street representative then offered to personally […]

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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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Missold Consumer Claims – Another Scam Company!!

October 6th, 2017

The TCA have been called by several clients that have received unsolicited text messages, emails and phone calls from the company ‘Missold Consumers Claims’ that seems to be scamming their preyed innocents out of hard earned money.  We have been notified that the text messages and emails request the client to call back if they […]

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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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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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