Rescission Period With Timeshare Upgrade

One of our users left the following comment on our 10 Steps to Successfully Rescind Timeshare article:

"I have a question and wonder if any of you have done this before.
I am a westgate customer and want out. I have beiong paying for my unit for 4 years, so I have passed the rescission period. everytime I go they over to upgrade me. When I upgrade I will have to sign a new contract, which should void my other correct? If I upgrade then could I use the law of rescission and get out of the contract?
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Westgate Smoky Mountain Experience

The following is a user-submitted story about their experience with Westgate in Gatlinburg, Tennessee:

"My husband and I visited Westgate resort in Gatlinburg about 2 years ago and took the informational tour. Salesperson explained that it wasn't a timeshare, but that we would be investing in property. Of course, we fell for it! About a year ago we started noticing on emails and promotional documents that Westgate was being referenced as timeshare. This shows that we were given false information in order to get us to buy into this scam. I will most definitely be contacting Westgate on Monday."

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Pet Friendly Timeshare Travel

It's been a while since we've posted about pet-related timeshare travel, so here's a quick refresher for those of you who can't bear the thought of leaving your pet at home. Unbeknownst to many, there are actually quite a few timeshare resorts that cater to guests with pets and aim to make your vacation a comfortable experience for all involved. The most important thing when planning on traveling with an animal is to do your research. We've created an easy to-do list for you here: