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Vida Vacations Timeshare Experience

We received the following submission from one of our users about their experience purchasing a timeshare with Vida Vacations in Mexico: “We went to a timeshare presentation at the Riviera Maya in Nov. 2015. It was the worst thing we could of done. Sadly we were scammed. In the sales presentation we asked many questions,…

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Wyndham Financing Company Experience

One of our users commented on our What Happens If I Stop Paying My Timeshare?¬†article about their experience with Wyndham: Hope this will help some ppl with Wyndham accounts, predominantly Australians. We were on our honeymoon & naive; we bought into trap. We paid about six months of repayments after that we stop cold turkey….

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How to Transfer Timeshare Ownership

If you’ve decided to either gift your timeshare to a family member or sell your timeshare, you will¬†need to transfer ownership of your timeshare to the new party. A transfer of ownership is handled in a formal, and often complex, process. Because of the nature of the process, it might be in your best interest…

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What to Look for in a Timeshare Contract

If you’ve attended a timeshare presentation and have decided to make a purchase, it is wise to take your time to read and understand all of the timeshare contract documents you will be signing. In fact, you have the right to do so. This contract-signing scenario will likely be taking place after several hours of…

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RCI Experience: Harassing Phone Calls

We recently received the following submission from one of our users: “My wife and I have a club membership at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico. When we first signed up for our membership we were also given access to RCI plus a single vacation week with them for a deep discount price, which we used…

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What to Expect at a Timeshare Presentation

Going in we are not really sure what to expect at a timeshare presentation. With a little knowledge and a lot of truth-telling, we EASILY survived a timeshare presentation! Granted, we spent a sleepless night beforehand worrying about the upcoming event and imagining our 10 year old becoming unglued. We strategized, planned and IT WORKED….

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Westgate Experience

I’ve had experenced with timeshares my whole life. My parents had two and we used them every year. This made me a bit nogastilc when I was in Orlando on my honeymoon this past February and ended up getting a timeshare even though I really couldn’t afford the $200 they were asking up front. I…

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Westgate – Blue Tree Orlando

We purchased our timeshare at Westgate Blue Tree July 2012. It sounded fantastic. They basically promised us the earth. During the selling pitch they presented us with mounds of paperwork and was told you don’t have to read all this just sign and read it when you get home. They did not mention about the…

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Issues with Westgate

I had an awful experience with Westgates concerning my timeshare. Three years ago I purchase a timeshare with Westgate and I only used it one time. The other time, I could not use it because of problem with my mortgage and other financial issues. I contacted Westgates and told them that I was having financial…