FBI warns Mexican timeshare scams are on the rise.

Tuesday 22nd September 2020

American holidaymakers that own timeshare interests in Mexico are being warned about a surge in fraudulent schemes targeting the popular tourist location.
Mexican timeshare scams are nothing new as, for Americans, it is by far the most popular tourist destination. According to American news channel CNBC, of the 126 million households in the […]

Is a timeshare really worth it?

Friday 18th September 2020

If you are the sort of family or couple who enjoys taking a holiday at the same time and place every single year, year after year, then a timeshare might be right for you!
Similarly, if you do not enjoy planning your own holiday and you prefer to chose from a limited experience […]

Successful Claim

Thursday 17th September 2020

Mercantile Claims are one of the UK’s leading timeshare termination and claims management companies and fully regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. We have successfully reclaimed millions of pounds to clients who have had timeshares and holiday products mis-sold to them.
We are delighted to be able to share with our readers another […]

September marks the start of Oddfellows Friendship month

Wednesday 2nd September 2020

This annual event is held every year and aims to encourage people to connect with others in their community. The event highlights the growing concern of loneliness in our elderly and vulnerable members of society.
At the turn of the year, 2020, the world was hit by a pandemic, and millions of people […]

How to establish whether you were unlawfully sold timeshare

Tuesday 1st September 2020

There is a misconception that timeshare is property investment.
There is a good reason for this. Over the past five years, fractional ownership has been sold as an investment vehicle by both Club La Costa and Diamond Resorts. While this has been the case, consumers will be pleased to learn that the Financial […]

MERCANTILE CLAIMS AND PRAETORIAN LEGAL NOW FULLY AUTHORISED BY THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY

Friday 13th March 2020

Mercantile Claims Authorised by FCA

 
 
 
 
 
 
We are proud to announce that, in February 2020, both Praetorian Legal and Mercantile Claims have been granted ‘full authorisation’ under the Financial Conduct Authority’s (“FCA”) new role as the UK’s Claims Management Regulator.
Since 31 March 2019, when the FCA took over the task of regulating Claims Management companies from the Ministry of Justice, anyone applying […]

A Timeshare Resale Nightmare

Thursday 12th September 2019

Timeshare owners in the US warn others to be vigilant over timeshare resale scam.
The Better Business Bureau in Ohio are warning timeshare owners to be cautious when trying to sell unwanted timeshares. The warning comes after a couple from the area lost more than $9,000 in a resale scam.
The couple say the […]

Wyndham Destinations Purchases New Resorts In Japan

Friday 6th September 2019

Wyndham Vacation Club has announced it has entered into an agreement with Sundance Resort Club to offer new properties in Japan.
Sundance Resort Club is a points based vacation club with over 11,000 members and 16 resort destinations. By adding these resorts to the Wyndham portfolio, the timeshare giant now has a presence […]

Elderly Timeshare Owners Targeted In New Scam

Thursday 5th September 2019

Another Timeshare scam from the US, this time targeting elderly owners, desperate to end their contracts.
The Better Business Bureau has issued yet another warning about timeshare exit companies, stating the number of complaints they receive is escalating. They say the problem is so bad that in St Louis alone they received more […]