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sales shenanigans

  1. G

    Need help please (sales rep lied to me)

    We went to Vegas in July and attended a Hilton presentation. We did not plan to buy. Hilton sales rep started talking about open season booking at $50 to $245 per week once we join and decide to book using cash. I thought this was a great deal. She confirmed with us several times. I asked...
  2. M

    Purchased Retail HGVMax; I want to rescind, my Wife doesn't...what to do!

    Hi All- First off, thanks for taking time to read this post. I appreciate any advice I can get. Newbie here, as you can tell from rest of my ignorance below ;P On Monday, July 11th (4 days ago, so still in the 7-day rescinscion period), we purchased a retail HGVMax membership out of an Orlando...
  3. S

    Liberty Charleston - end contract/sell

    To all, I have read through many threads and appreciate the helpfulness of this forum. We are just trying to find a place where we trust the advice vs being lied to by salespeople and getting a straight answer - which is why the post... We bought into Liberty Charleston where we own 4 1br...
  4. K

    Rescind or not?

    Like many...I got talked into a timeshare with HGVC. I was vaguely familiar with some time share stuff and determined to say no. After about an hour of saying no and them coming back with more, we said yes. Ended up purchasing Elara 3400pts EOY (we are huge vacationers, so didn't want tied in...
  5. gnorth16

    Owners Update - Strip/Elite Upgrade

    So we attended an owners update on the Strip today and was asked what I thought of the ownership. I gave my opinion of the lack of availability for the affiliates in Florida and how I was not impressed with the consolidation in Vegas and how it was affecting the resale of properties already...