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Is Now a Good Time to Buy Timeshare?

If you are considering buying a timeshare, you might be wondering if now is a good time to do so. There are several factors to take into account when making this decision. The timeshare development industry has been growing steadily since the 2008 recession, according to annual studies conducted by the American Resort Development Association,…

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Timeshare and the Economy

There is no doubt that the timeshare industry has a significant impact on the economy at regional, state, and national levels. The American Resort Development Association (ARDA), the national trade association that represents the vacation ownership and resort development industries, offers a detailed look at the direct and indirect ways in which the timeshare industry…

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Club Wyndham Desert Blue Access

We received the following submission from one of our users about their experience with Club Wyndham: “WOW! What a smooth talking, very likeable guy at Desert Blue in Las Vegas! We already have TWO timeshares, totaling 308,000 points that we rarely used, and somehow, this man talked us into buying an ADDITIONAL 154,000 points by…

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RCI Cancellation Policy Experience

We received the following submission from one of our users regarding their experience with RCI: “I am very disappointed with their program. I was really looking forward to a vacation I booked in March 2016 for December 2016 but had an emergency with my son and he was hospitalized. So of course we have to…

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Rescinding With Credit Card and No Down Payment

One of our users left the following comment on our 10 Steps to Successfully Rescind Timeshare article: I signed with RCI and Legacy, its past the cooling off period, but I haven’t paid the down payment yet. Does that mean the contract is still valid? should I just cancel the card and not pay? would…

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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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Customer Support Experience: RCI

We received the following submission from one of our users regarding their experience with RCI and timesharing in general: “So far my experience with RCI has been horrible. My mom and I own a timeshare together which she used fairly often. She died in August and timeshare became mine. I have paid the bills. I…

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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…