ITRA - International Timeshare Refund Action

“Nunca consegui o intercâmbio que queria com a companhia de intercâmbio.”

“É fácil comprar semanas, mas vendê-las é mais difícil. O valor destas semanas é zero.”

“Quando assinei não me apercebi que era para sempre. Quando morrer, passará para o meu filho. Não há maneira de sair.”

“Pagamos 5000 libras pela nossa semana e a financeira está-nos a cobrar uma quantia exorbitante de juros. Preciso sair disto o mais depressa possível.”

500 Britons sue over holiday-home timeshare scheme

Nearly 500 Britons who own holiday homes are going to court today to try to recover millions of pounds in alleged damages in a dispute over the operation of a European timeshare scheme.

A High Court judge in London will hear members of a worldwide timeshare exchange club allege that the bosses of the operator RCI Europe “skimmed off” the best properties by selling them, despite having said that they would make them available for exchange.

According to the claim – which could ultimately affect up to 9,000 British clients of RCI – the timeshare participants were rarely, if ever, able to exchange their right to use one property for an alternative holiday home of the same value in a different location. The membership scheme involved properties around the world.

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