AN AWARD-WINNING, COMPLETELY FREE, TRADING STANDARDS APPROVED SERVICE FOR CONSUMERS
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.
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 consumer organisations
Businesses selling leisure/lifestyle credit schemes
On 22 February 2019, purported ‘timeshare claims specialist’ businesses Meredith Pritchard Consultants Ltd. and First Law Solutions Ltd. were wound up in the UK High Court following action by UK authorities.