Mayan Palace Timeshare Scam

We received the following submission from one of our users about their experience with timeshares at Mayan Palace in Mexico:

"I bought a timeshare at Mayan Palace as an investment and was told I could use the equity to timeshare scampurchase a one or two bedroom. They have totally lied about everything they said they were going to do. They are impossible to contact. They said they fired the manager who originally sold the timeshare to me but I do not believe that happened. The same salesperson sold my girlfriend a... Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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 sitting through a sales pitch – when you're tired and vulnerable – but remember how much money is at stake here. Don't rush through the process and make a hasty decision just to get it over with. Take your time, read the documents, and... Read the rest of this entry »