Ideal Solutions UK is cold calling timeshare owners with a really good sounding offer to dispose of their timeshare. They even follow up the call with a nice email with fancy logo and the assurance that: “Ideal Solutions UK is a leading marketing agency specialising in helping timeshare, holiday pack and points owners sell their ownerships. Based in Manchester we provide a professional service on behalf of a large corporate client”
Their website www.idealsolutionsuk.co.uk gives you all the in’s and out’s about resale of timeshare and they even have a whole sub-page dedicated to scams! That’s nice of them!
This web was created in February 2011which put the 30 years of experience they quote between question marks.
There is not really an identification on who this company is and for contact details they only display a telephone number 0845 366 5911 and an email address firstname.lastname@example.org
As they claim to be a Manchester based company, a call from a consumer to ask for the address was dispatched a bit nervous by the agent picking up the phone. She explained they only had a “virtual” office in Manchester. When asking if they were registered in the UK the agent explained she wouldn’t know as she was only an employee…but insisted they are an “internet” based company who are registered in Manchester UK with offices all over UK. So offices everywhere but only not just in the place they claim to be based!
Checking the UK Companies Housing, no such company can be found and Trading Standards has confirmed that any company in UK is required to have a UK Postal Address for the purpose of issuing documents. This address can be any address and any company and is not required to be the name of the trading company.
Ideal Solutions UK explains on their web that they will make an appointment to discuss their offer further.
“During your appointment, subject to an initial confirmation of your circumstances, you will be made an unconditional offer for your timeshare. We would also like to take the opportunity to present to you a unique alternative solution which will maximize the financial return for your timeshare.”
Well that sounds familiar! Just cannot wait until hearing from people what this is about!
So if any of you have been called and invited to a meeting or maybe they are visiting you at home, please let us know what it was about and if the offer is actually genuine and even if you don’t invest in their !alternative solution” they will be disposing of your timeshare with an unconditional offer.