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    Cancel Westgate Resort Timeshare

    Hello, I am new to this group but I do believe that it got my husband and I out of a 21k mistake that we made while vacationing in Gatlinburg. After we got home from vacay, I started reading through all of the documents on the CD Rom that was provided, checking into the interval international...
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    Help-New Purchase-Should I cancel/how?

    Hi all After 6.5 hours of pitch, Hilton team convinced me in to buying a $18000 timeshare at kings land Hawaii. I get 5440 points a year for a MF of about $1700 but I got 18k hgvc points for signing up and another 200k Hilton honors points for signing up and using an Amex card to pay Is...
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    Recission Question

    Like many of the users here I signed up for Hilton Grand Vacation package while on a trip to Vegas. I enjoyed the presentation and thought it was a good deal for me and my family. I did feel uneasy with the high pressure sales tactics but the deal was “sweetened” several times. Prior to this...
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    Diamond Resorts 30,000 Purchase Recission Question

    We recently bought DRI's newest promotion, which is 7,500 points for $16,700 for 10 years. They gave us a Dream Vacation, and the deal doesn't start until 2020. They will bill us about $1,000 for maintenance fees for the next 10 years. We are new to timeshares, and this would give us a chance...
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    How to get rid of timeshare after recission period

    We were in Las Vegas, went to a presentation and bought on October 9. After thinking about it, we determine it was not a good idea. Recission period is over. It has been 3 weeks. What can we do???? We have met with a timeshare exit team and its going to cost $$$ for them to help. There has...