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‘Timeshare Business Check’

In our work as part of the Timeshare Task Force – It has come to our attention that a business calling itself Timeshare Council and using the website www.timesharecouncil.co.uk has been cold calling consumers – some of which are registered with the Telephone Preference Service. Their methods are deceitful and unlawful. They appear to imply […]

“We consulted Timeshare Business Check as a last resort when having great difficulty terminating our timeshare agreement. They were understanding, extremely helpful and very efficient in assisting with our problem. Not only did they ensure that we were able to terminate the agreement, they also managed to get a refund of our annual maintenance fees […]

Testimonial from a consumer that has had over £2000 returned to her after KwikChex intervened in a mis-selling case. “I would like to thank you all again for your help in this matter. I always received an answer immediately with expert advice, also with great understanding. Thank you again.” Mrs C, Feb-17  

Successes for consumers right across the spectrum Here is what consumers had to say about KwikChex during 2016: KwikChex Testimonial “Just to inform you that disputed review has now been removed from our page. Thanks for your help.” TP, Nov-16 Timeshare Task Force Testimonial “Can’t recommend these guys highly enough. If you have any issues […]

“In August 2016 we contacted Timeshare Business Check, managed by Kwikchex, regarding a deposit we had paid for an EZE Lifestyle & Leisure Plan. The dispute involved EZE GROUP & REGENCY SHORES S.L., the latter issued the receipt for the deposit. Our bank required proof of a connection between the two companies before they would […]

“I have had no further contact from (my timeshare company), thankfully, after they returned all my documents. I have now been released from (my timeshare) at a very low admin cost so I am relieved with that. I have no objections to helping others if I can and have appreciated the help and information given […]

“Having experienced a timeshare issue and having been totally mislead by (a timeshare exit company), I was lucky enough to come across KwikChex – a reputable company who help consumers like me with timeshare issues. The responses from Chris and Gemma were quick and extremely helpful: their advice has been invaluable . For the first […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Timeshare Relief UK. A complaint was filed with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in October 2015. The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. The complaint challenged whether the following […]

KwikChex assisted this consumer after they paid £1,000 to Monster Travel. “We would like to express our grateful thanks to KwikChex and staff member Mr Chris Emmins, for the help and understanding of our situation involving a Leisure Credits company. During a visit to the offices of the Leisure Credits company, we were asked to […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Easy Consulting SL t/a www.directresortsinternational.co.uk. The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. The investigation by KwikChex challenged that the ad (“All our luxury resorts are from £99 per person … […]

KwikChex in the capacity of its role leading the Timeshare Task Force, recently received a request for assistance from the Third Age Trust, a registered charity with over 360,000 members dedicated to promoting and assisting education for those no longer in full time employment through the U3A Movement. One of their members had responded to […]

A report has been published by the Direct Marketing Commission (DMC) which is highly critical of the businesses owned by Hollywood Marketing SLU. It recommends that Hollywood Marketing’s membership of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) be terminated. The DMC carried out a lengthy investigation after being contacted by KwikChex, acting in our role leading the […]

KwikChex assisted this consumer with relinquishment of their timeshare. “I am more than pleased to be able to tell you that in April this year my request to surrender my ownership of the weeks I owned ​was accepted. Not only that, but they even refunded me to the tune of £1,062.60 for maintenance fees paid […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has informally resolved a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Senegal Investment www.senegal-investment.co.uk (website down). The investigation by KwikChex challenged whether the claim “239% RETURN ON INVESTMENT OVER 5 YEARS” was misleading and could be substantiated. Since the website is no longer live and the claim can no longer be […]

KwikChex assisted this consumer with a refund from Realistix. “Received my deposit back this morning so all is good in the world. Thank you so much for all your help. Without the exposure you gave them I doubt it would ever have happened.” Mr H, Oct-15

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Timeshare Solutions Ltd. The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. The investigation by KwikChex challenged whether the testimonials by “Steve”, Mrs P Swift, Vicky Tomgue and Mrs Wilson were […]

“We just wanted to thank you and all your colleagues at KwikChex for all your assistance with relinquishing the above time share. It is a great feeling to have finally disposed of the week, and I feel that without seeing the article in a national paper where you were shown as an organisation who was […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has informally resolved a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Exclusive Weeks https://exclusiveweeks.co.uk/. The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. The complaint challenged the display of a countdown clock promotion which renewed and did not expire on website […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has informally resolved a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Direct Resorts International https://directresortsinternational.co.uk/. The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. The complaint challenged whether testimonials on the www.directresortsinternational.co.uk website were genuine because the same testimonials were also […]

KwikChex has once again been working with the BBC to highlight dangers to consumers. As part of the Timeshare Task Force initiative, KwikChex contacted the BBC 4 Radio You & Yours programme about a product known as Realistix Solutions. This is a product which is the subject of many consumer complaints. Consumers are approached with [...]

Selltimesharetoday continues to flout advertising rules after an investigation found its claims to be misleading. The original complaint brought forward by the Timeshare Task Force… Timeshare Task Force uses a reputation management firm known as “KwikChex” to challenge adverts for timeshare exit services that it thinks is misleading. Above excerpts and read the full article […]

“I cannot thank you enough for all you have done and are doing for us. Words cannot express how grateful we are.” Mr & Mrs L, Aug-15 Note – this relinquishment was achieved without any fees being applied by the developer / resort – and there were no fees whatsoever charged to consumers seeking help […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has informally resolved a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Sell Business Fast https://sellbusinessfast.co.uk (website now down). The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. This challenged a statement on the Sell Business Fast website “We Buy Any Business, […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has informally resolved a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Sold Faster https://www.soldfaster.co.uk (website now down). The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. This challenged a statement on the Sold Faster website “Get a guaranteed CASH offer for […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Timeshare Refund UK www.selltimesharetoday.co.uk. The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. The complaint challenged that references made on the www.selltimesharetoday.co.uk website stating "Timeshare Refund UK is a 100% free [...]
Resort Management Direct had been cold calling RDO members saying they were entitled to a free holiday. An admin fee of approximately £200 would apply. However consumers found the holidays near impossible to book and some were later advised that they needed to attend a presentation whilst on holiday. Refunds were never given. Blaine Connell, [...]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Solution For Timeshare https://www.loveallinclusive.com The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. The complaint challenged that references made on the Love All Inclusive website regarding affiliations and memberships with ABTA, […]

In addition to the pure nuisance factor, many scams commence with an unsolicited call. Using the new Which? resource will help ensure that reports are sent to the appropriate regulators. The complaint form is on the Which? website

Credits: Daily Mail By: Sarah Bridge Mail on Sunday article about serial timeshare fraud offender Frank Madden reveals problems Trading Standards face – and includes how KwikChex is cooperating with them to assist investigations and prosecutions. All consumer reports to KwikChex and the Timeshare Task Force are also made available to the relevant authorities regardless […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has informally resolved a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding CRP Properties https://www.crpproperties.co.uk/ (Website down) The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. This challenged a client testimonial on the CRP Properties website by connected company CP Berry Groundworks […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has informally resolved a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Pennington McClane https://www.penningtonmcclaneassociates.co.uk/ (Website down). The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. This challenged the following statements on the Pennington McClane website: “We are an experienced, internationally focused […]

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has informally resolved a complaint submitted by KwikChex regarding Sell Your Timeshare Now https://www.sellyourtimesharenow.co.uk/. The investigation by KwikChex was carried out as part of activities by the Timeshare Task Force which KwikChex manages. This challenged the following statements on the Sell Your Timeshare Now website: “We are a UK […]

With the permission of the consumers that contact KwikChex and in particular those that do so via the Timeshare Task Force and Timeshare Business Check resources, we are now going to provide access to information on every case we receive to the relevant authorities. Organisations such as the European Consumer Centre, (The ECC network), UK […]

Credits: Financial Mail on Sunday By: Sarah Bridge Another great report about KwikChex in the Sunday Mail. Above excerpts and read the full article on www.thisismoney.co.uk

Credits: Mail on Sunday By: Sarah Bridge Fears of bigger bills for timeshare owners stall EU’s war on rogue firms * Many timeshare owners now desperate to quit unwanted properties * Some contracts continue after death, with costs passing to children * EU plan to clean up industry on hold after claims it might make […]

Credits: PR Web The leading businesses and bodies in the European timeshare sector have launched a new initiative to tackle issues that potentially affect hundreds of thousands of timeshare owners and consumers; the initiative also signifies a new era reflecting the great strides forward that the industry has taken in quality and integrity. The Timeshare […]

KwikChex is coordinating a new European Timeshare Task Force designed to help consumers and drive quality and integrity. KwikChex is the principal coordinator in a new initiative designed to tackle issues that potentially affect hundreds of thousands of timeshare owners and consumers. The initiative also marks the start of a new era reflecting the great strides […]

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