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  • 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…

  • EUROC Seminar & AGM 2020

    Due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding group gatherings and events due the COVID-19 pandemic, the EUROC board has taken the decision to once again postpone the annual seminar that was re-planned for Tuesday 3rd November.  We will however go ahead with our AGM on this date which will be held by a Zoom video call.  More details…

  • 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…

  • Re-open EU information

    Here is the latest information produced by the European Union regarding travel restrictions and re-opening borders between each country following the COVID-19 shutdown. “The European Union, and all of its member states, are planning for a safe re-opening of Europe. While protecting the public health remains our priority, we want everyone to enjoy their holidays,…

  • Reporting any unsolicited contact regarding your timeshare

    Data abuse is prolific in the timeshare sector and fuels scams with many timeshare owners wrongly falling victim and parting with large sums of money.  More so now than ever before, fraudulent operators are targeting timeshare owners offering them false promises and ways of exiting their timeshare. It is advised any timeshare owner receiving any…

  • Police warning for timeshare owners

    KwikChex has received details of a warning and advice from the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit UK police. This is related to ongoing matters concerning an investigation into a number of businesses. It makes specific mention of the following: Fake Citizens Advice referrals ABC Lawyers Monster Credits Staycation Lodges Fraudulent claims of existing legal…

  • Azure Resorts Liquidation updates

    Azure Resorts Limited, which manages Golden Sands Island Residence Club based in Malta, (Island Residence Club, The Heavenly Collection (including Sands Towers), and Azure XP Limited, which manages Azure XP Membership Club, have both entered into liquidation on 27th April 2020.The full statement can be read HERE. If you are an Azure Resorts timeshare owner affected by…

  • EUROC/KwikChex initiative to provide free assistance to timeshare owners start to yield results

    Whilst the initiatives being worked on between KwikChex and EUROC are still in their early stages, there are already timeshare owners making use of the free assistance Both EUROC and KwikChex have been contacted by owners that have had access to the online advice and the appropriate assistance is being provided – and valuable information…

  • Warning from the government: Avoid and report internet scams and phishing

    Report misleading websites, emails, phone numbers, phone calls or text messages you think may be suspicious especially throughout the current COVID-19 crisis. Do not give out any of your private information (such as bank details or passwords), reply to text messages, download attachments or click on any links in emails if you’re not sure they’re…