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 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 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 […]

Can you afford to keep paying for a timeshare you don’t want?

Monday 18th January 2021

With tourism a thing of the past for the foreseeable future and people having less disposable income, paying for a timeshare seems like an expense that is simply not worth it. In fact, timeshares are simply not worth it, not worth the money and certainly not worth the trouble that comes hand […]

Important notice from Mercantile Claims

Thursday 7th January 2021

Further to our previous correspondence, you will no doubt be aware that it has now been announced that the Spanish branch of Club La Costa (UK) Plc has been placed into liquidation. This includes all of the Spanish companies owned and operated by CLC.
Given the way that the timeshare industry works, it […]

A fantastic result for our clients

Tuesday 5th January 2021

Timeshare can be a tricky business. Contracts are notoriously difficult to get out of and it takes a specialist team of timeshare experts with years of experience to negotiate a successful outcome for an owner who may have been mis-led into purchasing one. Mercantile Claims have enjoyed many years of helping people […]

Timeshares are not worth the money or the hassle!

Tuesday 22nd December 2020

No matter how you try to spin, advertise, and even lie! Timeshares are simply not worth the money, no matter what you are told in a sales presentation. The good news is that although a contract you entered may seem watertight and the resort has thrown every possible obstacle in your way […]

Timeshare resort back in the headlines again

Monday 7th December 2020

A timeshare resort in Scotland is back in the headlines this week for a major security breach which could lead to serious trouble with the ICO (Information Commissioners Office).
The resort was previously in the headlines, only weeks ago, with timeshare owners unhappy after a series of redundancies had been made at the […]