If you are a Villa del Palmar timeshare owner or are thinking of purchasing a Villa del Palmar timeshare, please beware the evermore cunning scams that target both potential timeshare buyers as well as happy vacation club members.
Upsurge in Timeshare Scams
There has been a surge of scams within the industry recently. While you might be asking yourself, “how would I get into in a scam if I have timeshare membership at a top vacation club such as Villa del Palmar?” Well, members would be shocked at the many ways scammers attempt to defraud timeshare members at the best vacation clubs around the world. Therefore, take some time to scan the article with its advice below to find out how to keep yourself safe from vacation club and timeshare scams.
Rental Scams to Avoid
If you are hoping to rent out any vacation weeks you do not use at a Villa del Palmar timeshare resort in Mexico, beware of rental scams. These timeshare scammers disguise themselves as genuine rental agents who charge high fees to find you potential timeshare renters. To avoid these kinds of rental scams, make sure to choose an agent that is recommended to you by a friend or one that charges commissions rather than upfront fees on your timeshare rental.
Timeshare Scams when Selling
Resale scams are particularly tricky as these scammers will contact members by telephone, email and sometimes written mail attracting them with a false promise to be able to resale their membership. Scammers will sometimes entice even the most contented members with a trick, claiming there is a buyer eager to pay a great price for the membership. The trick is that you need to pay a fee to receive the details of the buyer and then you don’t hear from them again.
Timeshare scams when purchasing Villa del Palmar timeshare resales
Purchasing Villa del Palmar timeshare resales is also another area when scams are rife. Be very careful when buying a Villa del Palmar timeshare resale that there are no debts on the maintenance fees for the timeshare any outstanding dues and interest will mean you cannot use the timeshare unless they are paid. Another common resale scam is that you purchase a timeshare that you think has more than 10 years left on it only to find that it is about to expire.
Villa del Palmar Timeshare Cancellation
As a Villa del Palmar timeshare member, you may be targeted by cancellation scammers. Timeshare cancellation scams usually involve agents who claim to be timeshare lawyers who can cancel your timeshare contract on your behalf. Frequently such timeshare cancellation companies advertise this type of service as free, later charging hefty fees for a service that is not legal or valid. Villa del Palmar timeshare members then find themselves with a default on a loan they thought had been canceled by the scammers. Remember that contracts for genuine timeshare companies like Villa del Palmar are legally binding and cannot be canceled or voided after the cooling off period has passed.