Loading posts...
  • Huge losses and distress for timeshare owners due to timeshare claims and exit businesses becoming insolvent or disappearing…

    Over 200 timeshare claims and exit businesses have become insolvent or just disappeared, resulting in huge losses and distress for timeshare owners. Owners that have paid thousands for purported claims and exit services are increasingly reporting that the businesses they paid are not responding to calls and emails. To read the full article published by…

  • Diamond Resorts launches competition in effort to promote responsible and sustainable tourism.

    Members, owners and guests staying at a Diamond Resorts European property have the chance to win great prizes and help save the planet while on holiday! Diamond Resorts and the We Are Water Foundation have partnered together to host The Globe Trotter Bottle Competition to help promote responsible and sustainable tourism. By refusing single-use plastic…

  • Urgent Warning re New Timeshare Exit & Claims Scams

    KwikChex has received a surge in reports from consumers defrauded and harassed by businesses using cold calling and new scare tactics – including telling people who have previously relinquished their timeshares that they will be chased for thousands in backdated fees. An apparent network of businesses has been calling ex-timeshare owners and falsely telling them…

  • DIAMOND RESORTS ACQUISITION SIGNALS INCREASE IN ROGUE BUSINESS ACTIVITY

    Following the recent Hilton Grand Vacations announcement of their agreement to acquire Diamond Resorts International (see here), Diamond Resorts members have made the team at Kwikchex aware of attempts by rogue businesses to scare and pressure them into paying substantial fees for various exit and claims services. For more information on this, please click the link…

  • Recommendations for timeshare owners regarding cold-calling and online video sales (‘Zoom meetings’)

    Timeshare owners have been contacting KwikChex regarding approaches made to them via cold-calling and online video meetings by businesses seeking to sell timeshare exit and compensation services. In many cases, they have been persuaded to sign contracts and often pay significant fees immediately. KwikChex has discussed these issues with experts in consumer protection, including feedback…

  • EUROC Seminar postponed to November 2021…

    Although there appears to be some light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel with the recent vaccine rollout across the U.K; the EUROC board have taken the early decision to once again postpone their annual seminar due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the rules and restrictions for holding an event or large gathering. There is…

  • Club La Costa announces the closure of its sales companies

    Club La Costa announced to its members last month that it had decided to discontinue new timeshare sales in the UK and Spain, and has since closed those particular marketing & sales companies.  This decision does not affect any CLC World Resorts or their many Real Estate projects, which continue to operate normally for CLC members – within the current Covid-19 rules and regulations.  Club La…

  • Urgent warning re scare tactics being directed at CLC members

    Reports are reaching KwikChex of cold calls and unsolicited emails being sent to CLC members that are seeking to scare them into paying fees / entering into contracts with unregulated claims companies. One  such email has been sent from timeshare-compensation.com. Information regarding this business has been published on the Timeshare Business Check website – see link…

  • Kwikchex develop new consumer website – ‘Timeshare Exit Concerns’

    Recently there has been a substantial increase in the amount of contact made by fraudulent operators who are targeting timeshare owners (using the COVID 19 situation) offering them ways of exiting their timeshare or some kind of ‘too good to be true’ offer. Some owners have sadly parted with large sums of money and have…

  • Alert: Timeshare Claims Cold Callers using false identities

    Consumers have advised that they are increasingly being cold called by people that initially identify themselves as KwikChex or a purported ‘official authority’. They have claimed to be from (for example), The Timeshare Council’ or consumer protection organisations or law firms or court representatives, citing supposed cases that have already taken place which entitle the consumers called to a…