Club Navigo – Island One Resorts

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My wife and I purchased a timeshare from this company in 2008. As per usual, you get the "It's easy to use/all you have to do is call" speech when you buy. Every time we have tried to use our week, or any time for that matter, nothing has been available.
How to use RCI timeshare

We are researching how to be rid of this timeshare at present, and hopefully what i have said here will discourage others from buying into timeshares of any kind. They are not... Read the rest of this entry »

Grandview Timeshare

[ad#readmore]My husband and I are just back from a paid vacation to Vegas. I do not think I need to tell you all what happened, but despite having decided to not buy the timeshare, we ended up paying the deposit and signing up. We spent around 4 hours and made a decision that was obviously not right for us.

Although I do not want to solely blame the sales person (we made the decision, after all), but as an afterthought I definitely can say they (yeah, I use 'they' because we had more than one salesmen work with us... Read the rest of this entry »

Why is the government doing nothing about timeshare scams?

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A reader poses an interesting question he wanted to share with our readers:

Why is the government doing nothing about timeshare scams?

Time shares are not real estate or investments, they are nothing but empty space.

In addition to my first question, how many time share owners does it take to keep up the maintenance of a two bedroom apartment?

This is outrageous.

If I ever go back to Florida and are approached by a time share salesman I will sit next to the salesman and take my sweet time reading all the pages of... Read the rest of this entry »