Wyndham- Obligation of Heirs

We received the following question from one of our users:

"I have been a happy Wyndham owner for many years. Recently, I bought more points because the salesman told us that upon our death, our children would not have to pay any of the maintenance fees until they wanted to use the resorts. Upon checking with Wyndham, I found this was a lie. Can I cancel this contract and get my money back?"

As with any timeshare contract, there is a rescission period (usually around 5-7 days, but varies by state) which allows you to cancel your contract. If... Read the rest of this entry »

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?Read the rest of this entry »

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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