Timeshare Trap

Timeshares are one of the worst investments you can make. This journal is to inform people who are thinking about purchasing a timeshare not to do so and help those trying to get rid of their timeshare.

Saturday, January 28, 2006

Timeshare Guaranteed Prize Mailers

Our Comments: This is one of the worst ways that timeshares try to get people in the door so they can high pressure sell people into purchasing a unit. They pretend that the person has won a guaranteed prize of some type and then do the hard sell. This is especially bad since one of the mailings doesn't even have it in the fine print they are going to be hard sold a timeshare. Always approach these "free prizes" with extreme caution or they may cost you a lot of money.


A timeshare resort in South Lee, Mass., is sending residents mailings that promise cash and prizes if they attend a sales presentation...

The first mailing is described as a "free entry" with a "guaranteed prize" of a shopping spree, fancy car, cash or vacation. But the small print says, "you must attend a 90-minute timeshare sales presentation to be eligible to receive your prize and gift(s)."

The second mailer claims that the person who received the letter, won a "great prize." But, the resident has to pick up the prize in person. There is no mention of the timeshare, but the mailer is also for the Oak 'n Spruce Resort... Full Article


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