Today’s successful claim highlights another great problem we see in the timeshare industry and that is the issue of upselling customers. Not always a bad thing, it gives customers the opportunity to upgrade or change their memberships, accordingly, provided it fits their needs and is affordable. The problem with timeshare is that […]
Is a global pandemic a good reason to get rid of a timeshare?
Monday 10th May 2021
If the Covid-19 Pandemic can teach us anything it is that time and money are precious. Time with our families and friends has been hard during the pandemic and for many more people money has been tight because of job losses and furlough schemes. So, spending money on something that seems like […]
Reports of pension scamming drops – officials issue new warning.
Wednesday 31st March 2021
Pension scamming has become such a big problem new legislation was brought in to tackle it and stop victims with pensions from losing everything. The legislation meant that people were not allowed to be cold called from companies to talk about their pension pots and coerced into investing into fraudulent schemes. However, […]
Pensioner pays £500 to Census scammer.
Monday 22nd March 2021
A man claiming to be from the Office of National Statistics knocked on the door of an elderly woman from London, claiming she had not filled in her Census form on time and demanded she hand over a £500 fine.
The conman explained that she had a legal obligation to complete the Census […]
What is the latest news in the world of timeshare?
Wednesday 10th March 2021
Judge rules timeshare owners must pay additional tax.
Over in the States, following a court battle that has been going on for four years now, a judge has ruled that a tax on timeshare units is justifiable. If timeshares owners do not have to fork out enough for the luxury of owning one, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]