What is UK’s most hated financial product after PPI?

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Where do you go when you have a complaint about a financial product or service? Well first point is usually the provider, but what seems to happen to a lot of people is they tend not to rule in favour of the consumer and instead deny liability. And why wouldn’t they, if […]

Talking about timeshare

Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Timeshare owners paying high property taxes.
Over in the states a timeshare advocacy group has intervened on behalf of owners, stating that they have been unfairly classified and because of this had to pay commercial property tax rates of 40%, which is substantially higher than the normal rate U.S timeshare owners pay at […]

Hilton Grand Vacations opens new resort

Friday 26th February 2021

Timeshare giant Hilton Grand Vacations has announced it is to open its first timeshare resort property in Mexico. The resort is named La Pacifica Los Cabos and the company started selling units at the location in December of last year. The 74-unit property is now open for business despite Coronavirus restrictions in […]

Another Successful Claim

Tuesday 16th February 2021

Our team at Mercantile Claims are experts in dealing with all things timeshare and we have the pleasure of helping thousands of people over the years reclaim money for mis-sold timeshares. More often than not people come to us after having gone through financially draining and extremely stressful experiences. In many cases […]

Barclays block group action in timeshare lawsuit.

Thursday 11th February 2021

Following a huge amount of speculation, Azure Resorts declared liquidation at the beginning of the year. Azure did not declare bankruptcy instead they declared a declaration of insolvency and provisional liquidation.
After becoming insolvent, Azure Resorts left behind owners with worthless timeshares, huge financial losses, and unaffordable loans to repay. Silverpoint and their […]

Be on the lookout for Valentine’s fraud

Wednesday 10th February 2021

Valentine’s day is around the corner and what should be a time to celebrate all things love, UK Finance is urging the public to be vigilant and look out for friends and family and help keep them safe from romance fraud.
UK Finance revealed in a report that they had seen a […]

Holiday giant owes customers more than £7 million in refunds

Tuesday 9th February 2021

Lastminute.com in the firing line for not refunding customers.
In a new report conducted by consumer group Which? Claims have been made that the holiday group Lastminute.com has failed to refund customers their holiday booking money when they had promised to do so previously. For most people wishing to get a few […]

Your Questions Answered

Thursday 4th February 2021

We often get asked the same questions when clients start a claim against their timeshare resort or holiday club. This is not unexpected; it can be an incredibly worrying and frustrating time. After all many people have been through years of disappointment and frustration after becoming a timeshare owner. Not to mention […]

Victims scammed out of average £45,000 each!

Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Scammers are making investment scams hard to spot; the Financial Conduct Authority warns. The FCA is working with Action Fraud and City of London Police to warn the public to be vigilant when dealing with investment firms. They say there has been a sharp increase in reports of Clone scam companies appearing […]

Another Successful Claim

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Mercantile Claims are proud to have helped thousands of satisfied clients reclaim money for mis-sold timeshares and finally be free from the burden of timeshare. It is especially rewarding helping clients where they have been scammed by rogue timeshare exit companies who often prey on vulnerable people who are desperate to be […]