• 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 29 years!

    Join Tens of Thousands of other Owners just like you here to get any and all Timeshare questions answered!
  • TUG started 29 years ago in October 1993 as a group of regular Timeshare owners just like you!

    Check out our happy birthday post here: Happy Birthday TUG!
  • check out these member submitted options for a new TUG logo to be offered for members and given away during TUG contests! which one would you wear? TUG new logo poll - please vote
  • TUG has a YouTube Channel to produce weekly short informative videos on popular Timeshare topics!

    Come check it out for a chance to win a Free TUG membership (or renewal) just for helping out!

    Read more here
  • TUG has now saved timeshare owners more than $19,000,000 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 $19 Million dollars
  • Our 2022 Timeshare Survey is now complete and the full results as well as our expert and witty analysis of each question is available here: Here We hope you enjoy reading the results as much as we did!
  • Follow the TUG Member Banner as it travels the world on vacation with Timeshare owners! Also sign up to get the banner sent to you so you can submit a photo of your vacation with the banner to share with TUG! Banner Thread
  • Sign up to get the TUG Newsletter for free! 50,000+ subscribers! Latest resort reviews and the most important topics discussed by owners during the week!
  • 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!

    Read more Here
  • A few of the most common links here on the forums for newbies and guests!


  1. U

    Does UVC take Canadians/Americans to Collections and court? Unlimited Vacation Club Salespeople are LIARS AND SCAMMERS!!

    Hi, To make a long story short.....LIES, LIES, LIES, LIES and MORE LIES!!! UVC totally lied to us about the package we were buying and to top it all off, they sat down and pretended to pray in front of us and thanked God etc. I soon found out they lied about the details but it was too late...
  2. M

    UVC Unlimited Vacation Club (discount Club)

    Wondering if anyone here has stopped paying for their membership and has actually been affected by them attacking your credit. Wondering if I should just not pay? Hire an attorney? Or just suck it up and pay the money? All I have into it is the down payment I gave $3800 and still owe $21500...
  3. S

    Villa del Palmar, PV Timeshare for FREE

    I have a 1 bedroom unit, sleeps 4 people, floating week, through UVCI. Timeshare is fully paid off and can be used through 2034. Yearly maintenance fees are currently $844 due every November. New owner to pay all transfer fees and maintenance fees (pro-rated if transferred after November)...
  4. M

    Unlimited Vacation Club - 6 months in and want to stop payments

    I want to stop payments on the UVC timeshare. This is what happened. A "Friend" signed up for the timeshare in February 2019 - she has "mental health" issues and jumped right in and purchase the Pearl package in addition to the Flyback option. A month into her timeshare she called me...
  5. E

    Can you help me with some questions regarding UVC The Villa Group please?

    My wife and I visited Villa La Valencia yesterday in Cabo, while it is still under construction they gave tours and then sat us down for the timeshare pitch. The young man was very nice and I didn’t feel a deceptive tone at all, nothing high pressure. Anyways, what he offered was a 2 for 1...
  6. DreeT

    UVC The Villa Group-Villa La Valencia.newbie needing a bit of reassurance

    Hello! Just got back from Cabo. We decided to buy a "vacation club" membership with the Villa Group after touring the gorgeous new Villa La Valencia and also spending time at Villa Del Arco. I LOVE Mexico, and we go at least every other year so the numbers seemed to make sense long term. I wish...
  7. B

    Getaway Travel Services (GTS) scam - Vallarta Gardens

    I almost didn't post as I'm mortified I even got caught on this but it looks like I've been scammed. On Thurs. Oct 4 I was at a presentation at Vallarta Gardens. After I checked in at the desk a slick looking guy looked me up and down, sat down at the table and asked me some questions. He got...
  8. L

    Unlimited vacation club

    Hi, we purchased a membership into unlimited vacation club (UVC) after glasses of champagne, etc and later found it that this company have a lot of bad reputations. We didn't realize how much we've committed to paying. We tired to contact the club while we're still there, but they told us...
  9. P

    How to obtain more points with a UVC International/ Villa Group VPA Membership

    First off, I am very new to the Timeshare/Residence Club scene so I am definitely still learning how this all works. I recently bought a Biennial VPA Membership through the UVC International/Villa Group that provides me access to the Villa Del Palmar locations as well as the Garza Blanca...