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Barclays caught up in Compensation Claims

ABC Lawyers have been using a third-party agent, Lansdown Financial Ltd, to claim back on mis-sold timeshares that have been sold using pressurised sales as well as other contractual issues for some time now. Lansdown do not only make claims against timeshare...

Timeshare Fraud Hits an all Time High

Unfortunately, timeshare resale scams are on the rise, with the most popular one being from charlatans promising sellers they have cash buyers waiting to purchase their weeks, all they must do is transfer a fee to start the process. Such con artists are getting more...

Timeshare – Are They Worth Your Time and Money?

This is one of the biggest questions for the consumers in the timeshare industry. Timeshare can cost into thousands for the average purchaser, without taking into account the fees that must be paid for maintenance year on year. The fees are always increasing and a...

Do You Know How Much a Timeshare Really Costs?

During 2017 it was estimated in the United States alone 9.6 billion dollars was generated owing to timeshare sales, that’s nearly a 4% increase over 2016 and an astonishing 26% increase since 2013. Buyers need to fully understand they themselves do not own out right...

Why Timeshares Could be Considered Bad for You

Timeshares have a debatable role in the holiday industry. Usually, they are hyped up as investments by cunning sales representatives, making them sound like a smart financial investment. The choice of freedom, to travel wherever consumers wish and choose the time to...

South Africa – Timeshare News

It has been announced that the timeshare industry and many of its disgruntled, unhappy, out of pocket customers will very soon hear the outcome of the National Consumer Commission’s report. The report has been in the works for a very long period of time and the...

Travel and Timeshare Fraud on the Increase

ABC Lawyers have seen there has been a 25% increase in travel fraud this year alone with even more convincing and sophisticated scams which are conning consumers out of their hard-earned savings. The average loss is £1,500 - totalling a whopping £6.7m. Such scams...

Trading Standards

Trading Standards pre-warned holidaymakers that timeshare scams haven’t gone away as thousands of people fled abroad this year to enjoy the summer break in the hope that more unsuspecting consumers would not be fooled by the tricksters out there awaiting to pounce....

Timeshare Industry Fighting Back to End Exit Fraud

The American Resort Development Association (ARDA), the timeshare industry, and ARDA Resort Owners' Coalition (ARDA‐ROC), have joined forces to halt the wrongdoing of those misleading timeshare owners into forking out hefty amounts of money for illusive timeshare exit...

Recent Updates

So far this week ABC Lawyers have received 28 new enquiries regarding the exit of their timeshare contracts

On Friday 7 December, 2018

ABC Lawyers have activated compensation claims for every client who was successfully exited from their timeshare contract during the month of November

On Thursday 6 December, 2018

4 Club Paradiso owners were successfully exited from their timeshare contracts during the month of November with ABC Lawyers

On Wednesday 5 December, 2018

374 new clients contacted ABC Lawyers during the month of November asking for exit advice for their timeshare contracts

On Tuesday 4 December, 2018

During the month of November, ABC Lawyers successfully extricated 42 timeshare owners from their resort contracts

On Monday 3 December, 2018