Tag Archives: Alberto Garcia

Newsletter February 2013

Mindtimeshare Truth or how to create a doubt for your own benefit!  Over a year ago we published an article on the blog about a website/blog called Mindtimesharetruth that was created with apparently the sole intention to discredit the work … Continue reading

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Silver Lining Security, a straight forward bogus resale company!

New cold caller for the list is Silver Lining Security, a dubious resale company that seems to have started with their calls only recently. The website from Silver Lining Security http://www.silverlining-security.com was registered on the 27th of September of 2012, … Continue reading

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www.resortclaimsdirect.com another website with a survey for a Class Action!

Lately there seem to be a lot of “new” websites with surveys to fill in by timeshare owners in order to assess if they can enter a Class Action or Compensation Claim. This time we have been pointed out the … Continue reading

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Newsletter May 2012

Another month gone! And summer on our doorsteps. One of the main News Headlines this month was the arrest of Toni Muldoon as well known con-man who has been arrested (and convicted!) in the past over timeshare related fraud. Toni … Continue reading

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All European members have now transposed the Directive into their national law.

Last May, 31st 2012, the European Commission closed an infringement case against Spain on the timeshare Directive (Directive 2008/122/EC) after the country notified the Commission of a new law (Decreto-ley) transposing the rules – European Commission http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/12/528& The new rules provide significant … Continue reading

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Singapore Consumer watchdog CASE warns against Asian Fair Trade Advisory Group – AFTAG & ITRA

Breaking news from the Asian Timeshare market as the Consumer Organisation CASE has issued an alert against the Asian Fair Trade Advisory Group – AFTAG CASE explains as follows: “It has come to our attention that the Asian Fair Trade … Continue reading

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Beware of Financial Associates Ltd and Ownership Advisory Line..

Another company has been brought to our attention called Financial Associates Ltd who uses the pitch of the company reclaiming the Reclaim money of consumers and having money waiting to be paid out. This company cold calls consumers, and the … Continue reading

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“I wish I would have found the Mindtimeshare blog earlier….”

How many times have we not seen this comment on the Mindtimeshare blog? And even more times in the emails we receive from consumers that contact us directly. We from the Mindtimeshare Customer Care team are working against the clock. … Continue reading

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La Vida Viva, another cold caller for our list!

New alert goes out for a new cold caller La Vida Viva. Have you been called already by them? La Vida Viva, with website http://www.lavidaviva.com claims to be based in Malaga on the Costa del sol. The website was registered … Continue reading

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The Express Leisure Group, new cold caller with guaranteed resale offer

Have you been called by the Express Leisure Group already? Because they seem to be very active lately and email inquiries haven’t stopped coming in! The Express Leisure Group is cold calling Timeshare Consumers with the familiar pitch “we have … Continue reading

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Alberto’s Gedanken, Gedankenaustauch; Die Wahrheit

Seit ich mit dem Gedankenaustausch begonnen, habe ich eine grosse Anzahl an Ferien- und Freizeitanbieter/eigentümer, welche mit Ferien für Club-Mitglieder handeln, kennengelernt. Ungeachtet des vertraglichen Versprechen der jeweiligen Anbieter, das Eigentum auf die Mitglieder zu übertragen, erhalten viele Mitglieder trotzdem … Continue reading

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Have you received a Membership fee bill from Pro Travel Solutions?

In the past weeks we have received numerous emails from consumers who were surprised by receiving a Membership fee bill for their DWVC membership, requested by a company called Pro Travel Solutions. But who is Pro Travel Solutions? Pro Travel … Continue reading

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Newsletter February 2012

Dear All, Another month has passed, and although it was a very short month we have broken all records in visits and correspondence with consumers. The Mindtimeshare Blog had 32.737 visits along the month of February 2012. The best day … Continue reading

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Bent u opgebeld door Central de Viajes in Sevilla?

Een ogenschijnlijk nieuw bedrijf is opgedoken in de emails van consumenten onder de naam van Central de Viajes in Sevilla. Deze naam geeft de indruk dat het hier om een reisbureau gaat, en wel een grote want het is een … Continue reading

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Have you been called by Central de Viajes in Seville?

This apparently new company has been brought to our attention by concerned consumers who have been cold called by this company Central de Viajes in Seville. The name gives the impression we are dealing here with a travel agency, and … Continue reading

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ReclaimGC – påstår sig vara på konsumentens sida, men se upp!

Timeshareägare som av olika anledningar vill bli av med sitt medlemskap stöter oftast förr eller senare på ett så kallat ”Reclaim” företag som säger sig hjälpa till att reklamera pengarna som ägarna investerat i sin timshare. Tyvärr är det ofta … Continue reading

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Albertos tankar, Mindtimeshare, Sanningen

Sedan jag startade Mindtimeshare har jag sett många timeshareägare som bytt ut deras äganderätt mot Holiday Club medlemskam. Trots de avtalsenliga löften erbjudna av marknadsförare av semesterklubbarna, som försäkrade att de skulle ändra ägarförhållandena för andelslägenheten till deras namn, så … Continue reading

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Alberto´s thoughts, Mindtimeshare, The Truth –

Since I have started Mindtimeshare I have seen a great number of timeshare owners who traded in their ownerships for holiday club memberships. Despite the contractual promises made by the marketers of the holiday clubs, that they would change the … Continue reading

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De waarheid over de Discount Vakantie Clubs, gezien door de ogen van Alberto García

Laten we eerlijk zijn… De zogenaamde Discount Vakantie Clubs hebben mooie verhalen tijdens de (verkoop) presentatie, maar de realiteit is dat de overschrijving van het originele timeshare / timesharing eigendom uit de naam van de eigenaar, nooit wordt gedaan. Wij … Continue reading

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Carlton Consultants, cold callers for resale with upfront fee

Here we go again…this time the name is Carlton Consultants, and they seem to be targeting at the moment especially Club Class Members and DWVC members. Carlton Consultants contacts by cold call and offers the timeshare consumer a very attractive … Continue reading

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