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Is it time to say goodbye to that timeshare you purchased years ago, or you felt pressured into purchasing, or perhaps you simply have not been able to use it, or you cannot for whatever reason? Well, it probably would not surprise you to know that there are more unhappy timeshare owners than happy satisfied ones. For most people who enter the world of timeshare or holiday club membership, they soon realise that they are way more trouble than they are worth. For people who find themselves stuck in timeshare contracts and desperate to get out of them, the path … Read more

We are a year into the Pandemic now which saw most of the world come to a complete standstill. Life was changed beyond comprehension but now, thanks to the new vaccine and the rate at which people are getting vaccinated, thankfully we can see a light at the end of the tunnel and life may start getting back to normal.

As the road to coming out of lockdown is laid out by our government, many of us are starting to consider whether we may be able to enjoy a holiday this summer. And if you turn on the TV or … Read more

A timeshare resort in Canada that went into liquidation is offering to make a deal with owners who abandoned their timeshares if they agree to pay-up within 30 days.

Carriage Hills and Carriage Ridge appointed administrators by order of the court to help address financial concerns after they faced financial deficit from 2015-2018 and during this time one quarter of the 13,000 owners had defaulted on their timeshare payments. The timeshare units are part of Wyndham Destinations, but the aging properties were not maintained, and owners became tired of paying fees and not seeing any improvements made to the resorts. … Read more

A timeshare exit company has been permanently barred from operating and ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars back to customers it conned.

Owners Steven Martin did not show up in court when the ruling was made, however the judgement ruled against him and his company who were found to be charging clients exuberant fees for so called timeshare exit services.

The company first came to the attention of officials several years ago and in 2017 The Better Business Bureau issued a warning against the company as they had received hundreds of complaints from customers across the United States … Read more

The Better Business Bureau in the U.S is warning timeshare owners that a so-called exit company is running an unethical operation and victims are losing thousands of dollars.

The Better Business Bureau is the UK equivalent of Trading Standards in The United States and rates businesses by performance and trustworthiness. For those looking to use a reputable company, they can search the Better Business Bureau and learn if they are rated and how highly or not. Equally the organisation lists companies that do not act in the interests of their customers and scores them accordingly. In addition, the bureau also … Read more

Would you or have you ever been persuaded in attending a timeshare sales presentation in exchange for a free gift or holiday?

If you have ever entered your details into a competition to win a free holiday or been approached by a sales agent in Tenerife or Spain (or any other timeshare hotspot for that matter) there is a very good chance you have come across a timeshare sales agent. They may have handed you a free scratch card and miraculously you won a prize or perhaps they offered free tickets to a tourist attraction. Whichever it is chances are … Read more

You probably would not be surprised to hear that there are more unhappy timeshare owners than satisfied ones. The main reason being that once a consumer enters the world of timeshare, they soon learn that they are way more trouble than they are worth. The problem with timeshare starts right at the beginning when they are first sold to people who are promised far and above what a timeshare resort delivers. Most timeshare owners regret having signed a contract because once they have and the rescission period ends, they are legally bound to that timeshare for the foreseeable future and … Read more

A federal judge in Florida has ruled in favour of a law firm that was being sued by timeshare resort Club Exploria LLC. Club Exploria bought the suit, claiming the law firm’s advertising was misleading and that their customers could get out of contracts and not pay their fees if they did not want to or could no longer afford it. The firm was representing over 20 Club Exploria members in assisting them in legal extradition from their timeshares they no longer wanted or used.

The suit has been going on for over two years and was a clear attempt … Read more

Further to our previous correspondence, you will no doubt be aware that it has now been announced that the Spanish branch of Club La Costa (UK) Plc has been placed into liquidation. This includes all of the Spanish companies owned and operated by CLC.

Given the way that the timeshare industry works, it is likely that various companies will seek to contact you to try and obtain money from you. Before that happens, we would like to set-out the correct position. At this stage, we are taking advice from senior Counsel about the effect of the liquidation. Until we have … Read more

A judge in the U.S has ruled against one of the biggest timeshare giants despite their repeated attacks on the timeshare termination attorney.

A federal Judge in the U.S has ruled in favour of timeshare exit attorney Mitchell Reed Sussman. The resort had been accusing the firm of falsely advertising timeshare exit services, a tactic that most large resorts have been employing of late.

Following a battle in the courts, the judge ruled in favour of the firm, stating the resorts accusations were without merit and the firm were acting within the law and any statements they made on their … Read more