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CHECKING AND DECISION-MAKING

Advice and resources to carry out checks on businesses and products prior to making any payments or entering into contracts. It includes considerations regarding buying timeshare and related products/services, as well as questionnaires that can be submitted to businesses.

PAID & CONCERNED

Advice on what steps to take if you have paid monies/entered into a contract and are concerned that there may be dishonest, fraudulent or incompetent practices with possible breaches of contract or failures to carry out work as described/promised.

WARNINGS

Check for Warnings about specific businesses. Warnings are issued on the basis that the business may have been the subject of official actions and/or are failing to properly disclose/intentionally hide details of ownership. If a business is not the subject of a warning notice, it is still important to carry out recommended checks.

The purpose of The Timeshare Business Check website is to verify information regarding businesses operating within, or associated with the European timeshare sector, including:

Timeshare resorts
Timeshare resellers
Holiday clubs
Legal advisers
Claims companies
Trade associations
Timeshare consumer organisations
Businesses selling leisure/lifestyle credit schemes

LATEST NEWS

Bogus ‘Consumer Council’ Cold-calling timeshare owners

KwikChex has received reports of a new cold-caller phoning from UK number 01792825993 and calling itself the ‘Consumer Council’. This is the latest version of fake consumer organisation cold calls. In addition to obvious data breaches, they are also giving false information to consumers. KwikChex is currently operating an initiative via the Timeshare Task Force, an […]

Fact File – Links between ECC, the TCA & closed down businesses

  The indisputable facts that clarify the links between European Consumer Claims / ECC, the Timeshare Consumer Association / TCA and businesses closed down for scamming consumers A number of consumers have contacted KwikChex to advise that European Consumer Claims/ECC and M1 Legal have been denying that information provided by KwikChex is accurate. They have […]

Police warning for timeshare owners

KwikChex has received details of a warning and advice from the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit UK police. This is related to ongoing matters concerning an investigation into a number of businesses. It makes specific mention of the following: Fake Citizens Advice referrals ABC Lawyers Monster Credits Staycation Lodges Fraudulent claims of existing legal […]

Azure Liquidation Updates

Updates 07/05/20, 08/05/20, 13/05/20, 19/05/20 & 20/05/20 Azure Services Ltd. Malta Liquidation 07/05/20 KwikChex has been informed that Azure Services Ltd. of Malta has entered into liquidation proceedings. Click here to view the PDF notification that has been issued concerning this. At this stage, it is not clear how this may affect a number of […]