Investments…and Lies

May 15th, 2017

Timeshare is not nor has ever been an Investment.   Most people work hard all year round to take a holiday and to get away from the grind which daily life throws our way.  Therefore, while on holiday or considering one, some people are susceptible and can be possibly targeted by the touts working for […]

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Anfi Resort. Is it Time to Exit?

April 14th, 2017

It has to be said, Anfi Resort remains one of Europe’s most popular timeshare resorts in Spain, however it must also be countered in that it has also committed a 10-year spree of selling unlawful timeshare contracts to current and new timeshare consumers. Illegal antics usually come back to bite a company which is the […]

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Summer Bay Exploria Resort

April 7th, 2017

Mylene contacted TCA to share her story and warn others.  The story is another one full of scamming, sorrow and scandalous actions taken by unscrupulous organisations and sales people. Mylene was enticed to a resort for four days and three nights for a great price and all they would need to do was attend a […]

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Consumer Advice Review

March 3rd, 2017

In the world of business, it is common and good practice to consult with consumer representatives. The timeshare industry in Europe claims that they listen to consumers through TATOC (Timeshare Association for Timeshare Owners and Committees), however TATOC and its helplines are funded by the Timeshare industry via the Resort Development Organisation (RDO) itself and […]

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‘Points’ in Timeshare

March 1st, 2017

The timeshare point system is under some scrutiny at the moment.  The ‘points’ system in timeshare basically means that you become a member of an exclusive ‘club’. This can be a fractional ownership club or a standard ‘points club’, however they are engineered by Trust Companies and are created for timeshare developers and not the […]

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Further Bad News For Silverpoint

January 23rd, 2017

TATOC and RDO members, Silverpoint, formally Resort Properties, finished last week much as it started it – dreadfully! After our last two articles, the information being published regarding The Supreme Court ruling, which is the highest legal authority in Spain, regarding Silverpoints Club Paradiso product, seems to be even more damning as to the severity […]

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Diamond Resorts are Ordered to pay $800,000 in Way of Compensation

January 13th, 2017

Diamond Resorts; a member of the TATOC association, and The State of Arizona have entered into a settlement agreement with Diamond Resorts Corporation, which is a timeshare sales company with resorts located worldwide including the United States. The declaration of discontinuance entails Diamond to recompense the State a total of $800,000, of which $650,000 will be used […]

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Silverpoint Receives Bad Reviews for Hard Sales Pitch

December 22nd, 2016

Silverpoint’s Palm Beach Club in Las Americas, Tenerife has received several bad reviews over the past months due to their hard sales pitches. The clients don’t even get a chance to get their bags to their rooms before the forceful sales representatives from Silverpoint timeshare resorts bombard them with their new product. One client said […]

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Four More Court Battles Won

November 30th, 2016

It has been a very busy couple of weeks in the courts of Spain, again, with Timeshare Contracts being nullified and happy ex-timeshare owners walking away with compensation for their years of unhappiness not being able to use their timeshare as expected.  We reported on three cases back on November 15th 2016 in respect of […]

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Silverpoint, Anfi and Palm Oasis Lose Court Battles

November 15th, 2016

Following on from our news on floating weeks last week, and court cases that have been won by clients that have been mis-sold by their timeshare resorts, we have three more cases to report about, which have been won by happy, now, non-timeshare owners. RDO and TATOC member, Anfi Sales SL has been back in court […]

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