Category Archives: Tips & Advice

Cold Caller List – February 2014

Dear All, Please find the latest Cold Caller List for February 2014. This month we counted 91 active companies of which 24 were new ones. You can see the complete list of the 91 companies on the following PDF:  COLD … Continue reading

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Cold Caller List – January 2014

Dear All, Here we are again with the monthly update of the Mindtimeshare Cold Caller list. In the month of January 2014 we had a total of 81 cold callers and 20 of them were new companies. As we have … Continue reading

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Gold Crown Solutions the cold calling Timeshare Disposal Company

We received a couple inquiries this week about a company called Gold Crown Solutions. This company apparently is cold calling Timeshare Owners and offering a disposal service for their timeshare membership. We have done a bit of research on the … Continue reading

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Newsletter January 2014

Dear All, It has been some time since Mindtimeshare published a Newsletter, but with the start of the New Year we certainly have taken on the proposal to continue again with the monthly updates and advice about the latest activities … Continue reading

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Cold Caller List December 2013

Dear All, First of all from the Mindtimeshare Team we would like to wish you a Very Happy New Year. December 2013 was a relatively “quiet” month for the cold callers with only 78 active companies.  21 of these are … Continue reading

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Mindtimeshare 2013 blog review

For all those who follow the blog and like to see the activity of the Mindtimeshare blog in 2013, here an informative report. Thanks to all for making these numbers possible! Customer Care Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has … Continue reading

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Cold Caller list November 2013

Dear All, Please find the latest update of the Cold Caller List for November 2013. This month we counted 106 active companies of which 23 are new ones. There seems to be an increase on the so called Legal companies. … Continue reading

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Tenerife, have they really done a good job on tourism?

Last Sunday the 10th of November 2013 we could read in the local Spanish press an article based on the opinion of the President of the Tenerife #CabildoDeTenerife (local authorities) @Carlosislatener The bottom-line of the article is the ongoing conflict … Continue reading

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Cold Caller List October 2013

Dear All, Please find below the updated Cold Caller list for the month of October 2013. This month we had 113 active companies We have added 29 new companies of which 25  are actively cold calling at present. As always, … Continue reading

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Cold Caller List – September 2013

Dear All, Please find below the updated Cold Caller list for the month of September 2013. With 108 active companies of which 26 new ones detected in September, we are convinced everybody is “back from holidays”. Please be careful when … Continue reading

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Newsletter – June 2013

Finally the Holiday Season is here, but don’t let your guard down whilst enjoying the sunshine!  Summer is of course the most popular season of the year for people to go on holidays and mainly to warm and sunny places … Continue reading

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Cold Caller List for April 2013

Dear All, A new updated cold caller list for April is here.  This month has been extremely busy as well, and some companies have generated over 50 inquiries each. All together we received inquiries this month about 152 different companies … Continue reading

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Cold Caller List March 2013

Dear All, Please find a new updated cold caller list for the month of March 2013. We have added several names to the list and some of them already have a warning published on the blog as well. Sometimes we … Continue reading

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Cold Caller List February 2013

Dear All,  Please find the Cold Caller List from the month of February 2013, a essential reference for everybody: timeshare owners, timeshare companies and other consumer associations. February 2013 has been a busy month. We handled inquiries about 172 different … Continue reading

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Cold Caller List January 2013

Dear All, Please find the latest Cold Caller list that has been published on our web http://www.mindtimeshare.com COLD CALLER JANUARY 2013 Here you will find the names of all companies added this month, and also a PDF file for a … Continue reading

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Can I claim under the Consumer Credit Act Section 75?

Although we provide information about refund claims on a daily basis, we thought it might be useful for all our readers to have all the facts in one article. First of all, we need to point out that the Consumer … Continue reading

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Timeshare Disposal Companies, who can we trust?

The question about Timeshare Disposal companies is popping up very often lately in the numerous consumer inquiries we receive at the Customer Care Department. A very difficult question, as there seem to be so many companies that all off the … Continue reading

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The 7 most used tricks to avoid the (new) Timeshare Directive and / or refund requests!

We have elaborated a list of the most used reasons (TRICKS!) by different companies in order to not honor cooling off periods, the deposit taking and other reasons for refund requests. The first Timeshare Directive was approved in 1998 and … Continue reading

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Bogus Holiday Clubs and the new Timeshare Directive

Most European countries finally introduced since early last year up to this year the new “Timeshare Directive” based on the consumer protection rules of Directive 2008/122/EU. In the case of the UK this EU piece of legislation was introduced in … Continue reading

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