Retired Couple Want Out Of Their timeshare

Tuesday 30th October 2018

A retired couple from Maine, USA say they spent thousands on a timeshare they have not been able to use.
It’s the same old story, an unsuspecting family spend their hard earned money in the hope of enjoying wonderful holidays promised to them by unscrupulous sales reps. By the time the ink is […]

The Mexican Timeshare Scam

Friday 26th October 2018

If you have ever experienced any of the delights Mexico has to offer, you can understand why the prospect of owning a piece of this holiday heaven can be a dream come true. The Mexican sea is known as the ‘aquarium of the world’, there are more Mayan ruins than you can […]

The unexpected timeshare presentation

Thursday 25th October 2018

As a member of the team here at Mercantile, I thought it useful to share a recent experience myself and my family had whilst holidaying in Florida.  This August we rented a private villa in Kissimmee and, having had a lot of experience working with dissatisfied Timeshare owners, had no intention of […]

Timeshare Owners Sue Marriott Vacations

Thursday 18th October 2018

Ritz Carlton Timeshare Club members are bringing a mass action claim to a federal judge. The claim alleges Marriott Vacations caused the value of Ritz-Carlton Club members’ deeded units to decline and, in some cases, owners lost up to 90% in the value of their timeshares at the resort. Owners claim that […]

Another Successful Claim

Wednesday 17th October 2018

Over the years we have seen some laws passed in an attempt to provide timeshare owners recompense from the immoral practices of timeshare companies. We at Mercantile Claims have the pleasure of helping clients end their nightmare timeshare experiences and reclaim money for contracts that were mis-sold to them. It is extremely rewarding to be […]

The Timeshare ‘All-Inclusive’ Trap

Monday 15th October 2018

All-inclusive resorts have been a firm favourite of holidaymakers for generations. The convenience an all-inclusive resort can offer is very appealing to many, especially families. Having everything readily available to you, under one roof and, for a fixed price, is a big plus for holidaymakers. In addition to this, the facilities are […]

News From The Timeshare Industry

Friday 12th October 2018

Timeshare Resort Under Fire For Not Paying Taxes.
A large timeshare company based in India is under the spotlight for allegedly not paying their taxes to the department of Excise and Taxation. Officials at the Indian department have accused the timeshare resort of not paying their taxes in the state where their head […]

Founder Of Tea Party Disbarred For Timeshare Scam !

Monday 1st October 2018

Judson Phillips has been struck off by the American Bar Association following his involvement in a timeshare scam, which Westgate Resorts and its affiliates vigorously tried to shut down. Phillips has been somewhat of a controversial figure since he founded the Tea Party Nation in 2009. The Tea Party Nation is a […]

Man Charged in Singapore For Timeshare Scam

Tuesday 25th September 2018

An unnamed 40-year-old man has appeared in a Singapore court to face charges for his suspected involvement in a series of timeshare recovery scams.
It is alleged that between 2014 and 2017 the 40-year-old had cheated more than 20 timeshare membership owners out of approximately $600,000 by claiming to terminate their timeshare memberships. […]

Thinking of purchasing a timeshare ?

Wednesday 19th September 2018

Know the potential financial risks before you commit.
As the summer draws to a close and the tans begin to fade, some of us may be looking into booking future holidays, hoping to secure a bargain by booking early. Others may be considering the prospect of investing in a timeshare or holiday membership, […]