Basic Timeshare Questions to Ask

Are you having trouble deciding whether or not you are interested in purchasing a timeshare? It can be an overwhelming process, especially for those who are unfamiliar with timeshares to begin with. The following list is a basic set of questions to ask yourself if you are in the very beginning phase of considering a timeshare. Your answers to these questions will help you hone in on exactly what you want and need and, hopefully, help you determine if purchasing a timeshare is the right option for you.

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Westgate Lakes Experience

We received the following submission from one of our users about their experience with Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa in Florida:

westgate lakes"I have been fooled by false promises that I could sell my weeks or getaways and make some money with it, so myself and wife purchased a 'property' in October 2015 looking forward to that possibility, besides of course enjoying the weeks we were entitled to.

The bad surprise came when I started to look into Westgate's website in order to understand how everything worked, how I... Read the rest of this entry »

Zika Virus and Travel

By now you have probably heard about the Zika virus outbreaks in the past year. Prior to 2015, Zika virus outbreaks occurred mostly in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands. In May 2015, the first confirmed Zika infections occurred in Brazil and have since spread to areas in the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). Because many timeshare resorts are located in areas where Zika outbreaks are actively occurring, we wanted to give you the latest information... Read the rest of this entry »