• The TUGBBS forums are completely free and open to the public and exist as the absolute best place for owners to get help and advice about their timeshares for more than 30 years!

    Join Tens of Thousands of other Owners just like you here to get any and all Timeshare questions answered 24 hours a day!
  • TUG started 30 years ago in October 1993 as a group of regular Timeshare owners just like you!

    Read about our 30th anniversary: Happy 30th Birthday TUG!
  • TUG has a YouTube Channel to produce weekly short informative videos on popular Timeshare topics!

    Free memberships for every 50 subscribers!

    Visit TUG on Youtube!
  • TUG has now saved timeshare owners more than $21,000,000 dollars just by finding us in time to rescind a new Timeshare purchase! A truly incredible milestone!

    Read more here: TUG saves owners more than $21 Million dollars
  • Sign up to get the TUG Newsletter for free!

    60,000+ subscribing owners! A weekly recap of the best Timeshare resort reviews and the most popular topics discussed by owners!
  • Our official "end my sales presentation early" T-shirts are available again! Also come with the option for a free membership extension with purchase to offset the cost!

    All T-shirt options here!
  • A few of the most common links here on the forums for newbies and guests!


  1. J

    Marriott Newport Coast - OC Tax Auction Sept '19

    Have any of you bought at timeshare at a tax auction? If so, did you hit a surprise snag? At Marriott's Newport Coast Villas there are 20 weeks that will be auctioned off this September at minimum bids of between $900 and $2,400. These sell for around $8,000-$9,000 on the secondary market...
  2. Rachman

    How do escrowed eBay Sellers make money?

    I was looking to purchase a timeshare on eBay and see the bid for a few ideal Timeshares were only $1. In addition some are offering gift cards and closing costs paid in full. What is in it for these unattached sellers/brokers (ex. J&J Timeshare & Timeshares4U) who have no affiliation with the...
  3. cindylou

    WKORV Weeks up for auction

    In case anyone is interested, as of last week, posted on the bulletin board by the Redbox at the WKORV lobby is a list of about 2 dozen weeks that are going up for auction at a location in Maui (the courthouse I believe) in a few weeks. I should have taken a picture of the 2 pages, but I didn't...