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Posted on Consumer Affairs Billie of Panama City, FL Verified Reviewer Original review: Nov. 21, 2017 My wife and I have been timeshare owners for few years. Every time we go away, we no sooner book in and go across to the customer service desk to retrieve our parking pass when we are literally harassed by a representative to attend a meeting or “owner update” as Wyndham...

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Part I – Puerto Rico and Timeshare Debt Is Apollo Global Management involved with both? From: Inside Timeshare / By: Irene Parker / November 14,2017 Anthony Bourdain’s CNN show Parts Unknown, which aired November 6, described how Puerto Ricans are being crushed under the weight of debt orchestrated by hedge or “Vulture Funds”. Similarly, many timeshare members struggle with high interest rate timeshare loans and higher interest rate...

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From: Timesharing Today November 8th, 2017 Senate kills regulation that would enable consumers, including timeshare owners, to sue companies over financial contracts By Jeff Weir WASHINGTON D.C. --- A 51-50 vote in the US Senate, with the tie-breaking ballot cast by Vice President Mike Pence, just killed a new consumer protection regulation that would have made it easier for consumers to file class-action lawsuits against banks...

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#1 I Didn't even wait to hear the offer. We won't buy AT ANY PRICE! While walking the mall in San Antonio, TX we were approached by a Windham rep who invited us to the "90-minute" sales presentation. Having bought two other timeshares in the past, we were interested. After the presentation, our initial salesperson (who was very friendly and professional) asked if we would...

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Two in one day #1 I Didn't even wait to hear the offer. We won't buy AT ANY PRICE! While walking the mall in San Antonio, TX we were approached by a Windham rep who invited us to the "90-minute" sales presentation. Having bought two other timeshares in the past, we were interested. After the presentation, our initial salesperson (who was very friendly and professional) asked...

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My Wife (Jacqueline) & I (Wayne) have been timeshare owners for many years. Every time we go away, we no sooner book in and go across to the customer service desk to retrieve our parking pass when we are literally harassed by a representative to attend a meeting or “owner update” as Wyndham calls it that will only take 45 minutes. After a long drive...

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We signed up in Mar 2017 and this has been a horror show. Cannot reach anyone on phone (average wait time is 64 minutes). They promised availability year round for top resorts. We cannot book a single place we want. We have tried since April to cancel and due to lack of response they now say we are outside the window. This is the reply...

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From the New York Times The Timeshare Hard Sell Comes Roaring Back By GRETCHEN MORGENSON JAN. 22, 2016 The Tahoe Beach & Ski Club, a timeshare resort on Lake Tahoe, Calif. Credit Grand Pacific Resorts For more than 25 years, Mary Ann Gutierrez, 77, has spent several weeks a year at on the southern shore of Lake Tahoe, Calif., often playing host to her children and grandchildren at...

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