Talking about timeshare

Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Timeshare owners paying high property taxes.
Over in the states a timeshare advocacy group has intervened on behalf of owners, stating that they have been unfairly classified and because of this had to pay commercial property tax rates of 40%, which is substantially higher than the normal rate U.S timeshare owners pay at […]

Barclays block group action in timeshare lawsuit.

Thursday 11th February 2021

Following a huge amount of speculation, Azure Resorts declared liquidation at the beginning of the year. Azure did not declare bankruptcy instead they declared a declaration of insolvency and provisional liquidation.
After becoming insolvent, Azure Resorts left behind owners with worthless timeshares, huge financial losses, and unaffordable loans to repay. Silverpoint and their […]

Your Questions Answered

Thursday 4th February 2021

We often get asked the same questions when clients start a claim against their timeshare resort or holiday club. This is not unexpected; it can be an incredibly worrying and frustrating time. After all many people have been through years of disappointment and frustration after becoming a timeshare owner. Not to mention […]

Can you afford to keep paying for a timeshare you don’t want?

Monday 18th January 2021

With tourism a thing of the past for the foreseeable future and people having less disposable income, paying for a timeshare seems like an expense that is simply not worth it. In fact, timeshares are simply not worth it, not worth the money and certainly not worth the trouble that comes hand […]

Timeshares are not worth the money or the hassle!

Tuesday 22nd December 2020

No matter how you try to spin, advertise, and even lie! Timeshares are simply not worth the money, no matter what you are told in a sales presentation. The good news is that although a contract you entered may seem watertight and the resort has thrown every possible obstacle in your way […]

Officials Go After Rogue Timeshare Company

Thursday 6th June 2019

The Attorney General for Harrisburg, U.S. has announced that his office is putting a stop to a rogue timeshare company.
The office has filed a lawsuit against Groupwise, a timeshare termination company, and two of it’s employees and alleges that the defendants violated the Consumer Protection Law by failing to honour the terms […]

Disney’s New Resort Open For Reservations

Thursday 24th January 2019

Disney’s Riviera Resort is now accepting guest reservations for stays beginning in December 2019. The new resort is the 15thDisney Vacation property. Disney’s Riviera Resort is said to be inspired by Walt and Lillian Disney’s travels throughout Europe and the Mediterranean coastline.
Terri Schultz, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Disney Vacation […]

First Aid Training For Mercantile Claims Team

Monday 26th November 2018

First aiders at Mercantile claims undertook an annual refresher course which built on their expertise and confidence by involving them in realistic situations with simulated casualties.
This course is strongly recommended by the Health and Safety executive to reduce the level of skill fade in candidates that have attended either the First Aid […]

Another Successful Claim

Monday 3rd September 2018

Mercantile claims have the pleasure of helping over 6,500 clients terminate their timeshare burdens, which often have caused years of financial hardship and stress. It is extremely rewarding to be able to help so many people, who more often than not have been through some thoroughly harrowing experiences.
Being able to provide these […]

Bluegreen Resorts Target Millennials

Tuesday 19th June 2018

Millennials are the new target demographic for Bluegreen Resorts.
Bluegreen CEO Shawn Pearson says his company are attracting more and more millennials seeking good quality, unique experiences and value for money.
Pearson says that this is a fantastic business and Bluegreen offer a great product. They own 69 resorts and provide a unique experience […]