Category Archives: Tips & Advice

Latest update on John Palmer Trial!

The Prosecutor’s Office reduces to 24 months the maximum penalty for the Timeshare fraud. The Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office has reduced to 24 months the highest penalty for the defendants of the timeshare fraud in the Canary Islands that is being … Continue reading

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Do you think you have a claim but you are missing the paperwork from the resort?

Many consumers who have been reading our article “Are you a timeshare owner?  Then it is time to claim!” and realized that they indeed could qualify for a claim, are worried because they don’t have the original purchase contracts for … Continue reading

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Mindtimeshare sets alarm bells ringing for legal services “cold callers”

I have been telephoned a number of times by people offering legal services. Is this allowed? No. Data protection have been in the news plenty recently, partly because of Facebook’s troubles and partly because of a new regulation coming into … Continue reading

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Are you a timeshare owner?

Then, it is time to claim. This is what the Spanish Supreme Court suggest after more than 100 final rulings. The Spanish Supreme Court ruled that the main timeshare contracts that were considered illegal included: Floating weeks or Points Perpetual … Continue reading

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To Claim or not to Claim, Chapter 7, “We were told not to contact the resort…”

Many so called claims companies who also offer an additional service for relinquishment of timeshare; seem to cover all angles of this service in their agreement. More than the actual claims part the consumer attended the meeting for in the … Continue reading

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To claim or not to claim, Chapter 6, Are they really working on my file?

Once you have signed and paid a claims or legal business, or agreed a contract with a company to act on your behalf with regard to your timeshare relinquishments, claims and compensation / refunds, all you need to do is … Continue reading

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Silverpoint, so what will happen next?

Many owners of Silverpoint resorts have been caught by surprise with the news that Silverpoint has withdrawn from the RDO, as they no longer sell timeshare. http://rdo.org/membership-updates/silverpoint/ News like this comes like thunder in a clear sky and obviously creates … Continue reading

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