Hacienda Tres Rios Timeshare Scam

The following story was submitted by one of our users about their experience with Hacienda Tres Rios:

"My husband and I bought a lifetime membership with Sunset Group Hacienda Tres Rios. They made us many promises, we bought it in 2012 and we already payed it, from the date of purchase to today we never used it because it is complex and difficult to meet their requirements. So my husband and I decided as promised in the acquisition of the membership that they could help us to sell, which is a lie, then they told us that the sale was... Read the rest of this entry »

Vidanta Resorts Experience

We received the following submission from one of our users regarding their experience with Vidanta:

"A few months ago I went to Riviera Maya Vidanta. Sales people offered us a ride to see the facilities, includig a free breakfast but with an obligatory timeshare presentation. After that many people, a friend and I decided to buy a membership, without clearly reading what we were signing by the urgency of the matter. They asked to take out a credit card to cover the down payment. They took a long time to return my card, a comparison to my friend they charge... Read the rest of this entry »

Glossary of Timeshare Acronyms

Timeshares can be confusing, especially if you are just becoming involved for the first time. To build upon our glossary of timesharing terms, we've complied another list of frequently used acronyms when talking about timeshare. We hope this will help you navigate the world of timesharing more easily!

timeshare acronyms

 

  • ARDA (The American Resort Development Association) - The main trade association in the United States for the timeshare industry.
  • ARP (Advance Registration... Read the rest of this entry »