UK Holiday Consultants, updated information!

A couple of days ago we placed an alert on this blog about UK Holiday Consultants http://wp.me/p1kmoi-8e  In the alert we explained that this dubious resale company, supposedly based in Egremont, Cumbria was asking for a substantial upfront fee for a supposed guaranteed resale.

The request of the upfront fee goes straight against the New Timeshare Directive which was approved on the 23rd of February this year and clearly states there should not be any upfront payment for a resale service.

UK Holiday Consultants also states in their paperwork that for the payments they use a third party company and they are insisting that the customer is signing he is aware of this.

Having received numerous reactions on this alert, we can now inform which companies are actually the ones receiving the money for UK Holiday Consultants. There seem to be 2 companies:

REW Property LTD, Roberts Edwards and Worrall, Estate Agents of Liverpool with director Ashley Frances Cahill since 2007. Payments are charged in name of this company.

Abbey Crest Consultancy Ltd, Manor Business Centre, Manor Street, St Helens, WA10 2TZ or Elysium Administration Services which is the name used recently but at the exact same address. Paperwork for Elysium is signed by a person called S Cook and the director of Abbycrest Consultancy is called Shane Cook. A lot of coincidences.

Both these companies are registered at the UK Companies House and seem to be genuine. The question that arises here is of course in what length or depths are they involved with UK Holiday Consultants and are they aware of the type of business UK Holiday Consultants is involved with?

Abbey Crest Consultancy is not the first time mentioned on this blog, as they are also the recipients of the paperwork that supposedly was required by Simple Timeshare Resale & Marketing another dubious company who we warned about on this blog http://wp.me/p1kmoi-46

Simple Timeshare Sales and Marketing, with an exact same “modus operandi” as UK Holiday Consultants was using the payment facilities of Frank Howard & Co solicitors, who eventually ended up blocking the account in the event they received numerous complaints and refund requests from the consumers who felt cheated by Simple Timeshare Sales & Marketing.

So, thinking out loud, are we looking at the same people involved but just another name and another company providing payment facilities?

Does this mean that the pressure put on them by this blog and the amount of consumers who claimed their rights, made them changing the name and set up? Well…let’s start the pressure again!

About mindtimeshare

Mindtimeshare SLU is registered Company reg number: B35957182 Mindtimeshare provides assistance to timeshare owners who have been defrauded by holiday clubs and bogus resale companies. The Mindtimeshare project was launched in February 2011. After dealing with timeshare members over several years who had been defrauded by numerous bogus companies and for large amounts of money, I considered launching an Organisation to help timeshare owners that have been targeted by bogus companies. On this blog you can find information about the different active scam companies and their “modus operandi” and also place comments, ask questions and see comments from other consumers who have the same doubts or have been through the same experience. Mindtimeshare has resulted in a huge success and has received the back up from not only timeshare consumers but also from the professionals in the timeshare Industry. Mindtimeshare helps timeshare owners who have been scammed by bogus Discount Holiday Clubs; bogus cash back companies; fraudulent timeshare resale companies; bogus class action companies and false lawyers and notaries. We offer professional answers and advice to Timeshare users. If you want to send an email instead of posting a comment on the blog please do so by emailing: customercare@mindtimeshare.com
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7 Responses to UK Holiday Consultants, updated information!

  1. Jackie Wilkinson says:

    Thank you for your help. I have now received the £1395 back on my credit card which I paid to UK Holiday Consultants, but when cheking my statement, was taken by a 3rd party company called REW Property Ltd of Liverpool. Thank you again for your advice.

  2. Jackie Wilkinson says:

    I have emailed you regarding our experience with UKHC but have not had a reply yet. Have you received our email? We are concerned that as time goes on we will not be able to recoup any of this money.

    • Dear Mrs. Wilkinson,
      Yes we received your message but we had a small problem with the server and that is why there is a delay in reply.
      We will answer your queries as soon as possible.
      Kind regards
      Customer Care

      • Jackie Wilkinson says:

        Many thanks for your acknowledgement.

      • John says:

        After having paid UK Holiday consultants £1395 I sent a letter to their address in Cumbria and a few weeks later the letter (which was registered delivery) was returned by Royal mail to me stating that no one was at the address to collect it and sign.I have now spoken to several other people including my bank who can not get my money back.
        I have now involved Trading Standards, who are working along side with the police in the respective areas .

  3. John says:

    We too have been “had” by this company, have spoken to a consultant from a timeshare advisory company and he has told us to write to the address in Cumbria and to our bank asking for a full refund as we wish to cancel our agreement.

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