Our blogs

Writing the world’s wrongs

RECEIVE YOUR FREE CLAIMS REVIEW & ADVICE:

You Can Stop Paying Your Maintenance Fees

You Can Stop Paying Your Maintenance Fees

Have you heard...? You can finally stop paying your maintenance fees! We hear from many timeshare owners that they are sick of paying the rising costs of maintenance fees while failing to see enough value from them. It’s very common for timeshare owners to not be...

read more
Your Guide to Spanish Timeshare Laws

Your Guide to Spanish Timeshare Laws

If you’re looking to exit your timeshare ownership, it can sometimes be difficult to understand exactly where you fall between your contract and the law.  The Spanish timeshare laws along with the Spanish civil code  will help you to get to grips with what we deal...

read more
Our Advice to You, as a Timeshare Owner

Our Advice to You, as a Timeshare Owner

Throughout the past decade, there has been a remarkable influx of claims being processed against the timeshare resorts, the most common cases being those targeting RCI, Silverpoint, Club La Costa & Anfi. If you’re a timeshare owner and you’re looking to exit your...

read more
Is Your Contract Illegal?

Is Your Contract Illegal?

Out of the thousands of timeshare contracts across the globe, there’s an increasing number of people who are digging out their documents to have another look at the smaller details that might have been overlooked the first time around… While timeshare purchases are...

read more
What You Didn’t Know About Floating Weeks

What You Didn’t Know About Floating Weeks

Timeshares are a popular solution for those who enjoy spending a week away every year, with the peace of mind, knowing that their holiday is booked and paid for a long time in advance. Timeshare Resorts sell a variety of holiday products so that holiday makers can...

read more
What is a Fractional Ownership?

What is a Fractional Ownership?

Timeshares have taken the tourist industry by storm with around 6.7 million owners worldwide. While the benefits of holiday ownership can be seen as a great value for money and a supposedly guaranteed low-budget holiday, our customers have explained to us why they...

read more
Why Do I Need to Pay My Maintenance Fees?

Why Do I Need to Pay My Maintenance Fees?

If you own a timeshare, you’re no stranger to the burden of maintenance fees. These regular bills are to make up for the day-to-day costs of owning a holiday rental and are often overlooked at the time of signing the final contract. The fees are to cover the...

read more
Success Continues for Claims Against Anfi

Success Continues for Claims Against Anfi

The timeshare claims industry has come a long way with many successful cases, bringing justice to owners around the world. These triumphant victories have all sprouted from the first notorious court battle held against Anfi Resorts. After the passing of her husband,...

read more
Good News for BVI and Isle of Man Claims!

Good News for BVI and Isle of Man Claims!

Thousands of  timeshare owners across the UK are struggling to get out of their ownership and we hear of more and more disgruntled clients each day who tell us about their timeshare troubles, including many others who signed their contracts with companies that are...

read more
Would You Buy Your Timeshare Again?

Would You Buy Your Timeshare Again?

Despite the boom in the number of owners seeking restitution for illegal or mis-sold contracts by processing timeshare claims and cancellations, the timeshare industry has been forecast continued growth, year-on-year until 2023. A report published by...

read more
Need Help With Your Timeshare? 10 Reasons to Choose O-YOO

Need Help With Your Timeshare? 10 Reasons to Choose O-YOO

We’re Passionate About Consumer Rights We represent your consumer rights! We have enough experience to know the problems that timeshare owners are facing in terms of contracts that are in breach of timeshare regulations.  Here at O-YOO, we are dedicated to giving...

read more
The Light at the End of the Tunnel for Perpetuity Contracts

The Light at the End of the Tunnel for Perpetuity Contracts

Years ago, in the timeshare boom, many owners were sold timeshare contracts that were in "Perpetuity".  This means that there was no end date on the timeshare contract which effectively lasted 'forever'.  When maintenance fees were low and the idea of having the same...

read more
Another Victory for Timeshare Claims!

Another Victory for Timeshare Claims!

After being taken to court by popular American timeshare developers, a law firm has recently been granted innocent of allegedly mis-advertising and selling false claims to their customers. This case is a joyful win for those looking for a trustful method of releasing...

read more
Scamming Firms Target Pension Holders

Scamming Firms Target Pension Holders

A pension is something we can rely on to put our minds at ease as we grow older, knowing we have an income that we can trust after we retire. So why are pension holders across the UK panicking? Research by Project Bloom group highlighted two cases where people have...

read more
Why Are Timeshares So Cheap on eBay?

Why Are Timeshares So Cheap on eBay?

If you take a look at eBay today, you will see an abundance of cheap timeshares for sale.  Some are even advertised for as little as £1.  But have you ever wondered why they are so cheap? One reason could be that the timeshare owner has a debt of a backlog of...

read more
Will Brexit Affect your Timeshare Ownership or Right to Claim?

Will Brexit Affect your Timeshare Ownership or Right to Claim?

You may be sick of the subject, but Brexit is set to remain a hot topic for the foreseeable future, or at least until a deal is made.  For timeshare owners’, issues to consider are how Brexit will affect their right to make a claim against a timeshare resort, if...

read more
Patience is Profit

Patience is Profit

Here at O-YOO we are commonly asked how long it takes to conclude a court claim.  Although generally a court claim in Spain can take between one to three years, there really is no definitive answer, as every court is different, and it depends on how much of a backlog...

read more
What is a POA and why do I need one?

What is a POA and why do I need one?

When you decide to contract the services of a lawyer to process a court claim on your behalf, you will need to sign a notarised Power of Attorney (POA), which is written authorisation for the legal team you have contracted to act on your behalf in all legal matters...

read more
Why Do So Many People Now Want Out Of Their Timeshares?

Why Do So Many People Now Want Out Of Their Timeshares?

We are all familiar with the story.  You go on a family holiday to enjoy lounging by the pool but instead end up sat in a presentation for timeshare.  Caught up in the holiday feeling and eager to get back to the pool, you agree to buying a timeshare with a long list...

read more
How To Write A Data Subject Access Request

How To Write A Data Subject Access Request

We hear from many people who tell us that they no longer have their original purchase contracts for their timeshare.  If you are looking to explore a timeshare claim, then it is necessary to have all of the documentation relating to the timeshare purchase; which also...

read more
Don´t Get Caught By The Phishing Hook!

Don´t Get Caught By The Phishing Hook!

As we conduct more and more activities inside the digital world, in turn storing private and sensitive data on our computer and in the cloud we need to be more vigilant than ever to watch out for the growing number of inventive schemes which have been developed to try...

read more
How To Spot A Cryptocurrency Clone

How To Spot A Cryptocurrency Clone

2018 has been the year that cryptocurrency has hit the news headlines with the dramatic rise and fall in the value of Bitcoin.  More and more people are now being drawn into the hype surrounding cryptocurrency however, the industry is still unregulated and there is...

read more
Warning to all timeshare owners – Compensation Pay-out Scam

Warning to all timeshare owners – Compensation Pay-out Scam

It has come to O-YOO’s attention that timeshare owners who are in dispute with their resort are being targeted by companies who have obtained their data and are using it to send them letters or cold call them and inform them that their dispute has been taken to court....

read more
Timeshare Claims: Fact or Fiction?

Timeshare Claims: Fact or Fiction?

We live in a claims culture.  Nowadays, you only need to turn on your television to be bombarded with adverts asking us whether we have had an injury at work or whether we took out payment protection insurance on a loan.  It seems you can claim for almost anything and...

read more
Have You Been Burnt By The Solar Panel Sting?

Have You Been Burnt By The Solar Panel Sting?

Solar power is an incredible source of clean renewable energy, with the UK now reaching 819,002 registered solar powered systems for their homes (as of 7th August 2018).  For many households it is a great investment that can significantly reduce energy bills and...

read more
What Is An Unfair Contract?

What Is An Unfair Contract?

In everyday life we enter into contracts on an almost daily basis.  Sometimes it’s in the form of a receipt for a product such as a new television or for a service such as an on-going gym membership commitment that is for a fixed period. It can be a written contract...

read more
Read This Before Signing A Personal Contract Purchase!

Read This Before Signing A Personal Contract Purchase!

According to a survey conducted by the Bank of England,  an ever-growing number of consumers are using credit with a hug e percentage of this being contracted in the motor finance industry alone.  In their Financial Stability Report of 2017 they stated their concern...

read more
Which factors need to be considered to make a timeshare claim?

Which factors need to be considered to make a timeshare claim?

There are many timeshare owners who are facing frustration with the ongoing cycle of maintenance fees, property taxes and / or finance payments whilst struggling to realise the value they expected to receive from their timeshare. The first instinct for many is to try...

read more
Understanding Timeshare Consumer Rights

Understanding Timeshare Consumer Rights

Buying into a timeshare, vacation club membership, points or fractional ownership can sometimes prove to be a costly mistake. The traditional fixed week timeshare has evolved over the years into products such as floating time, holiday clubs and fractional ownership,...

read more
Why Can’t I Sell My Timeshare?

Why Can’t I Sell My Timeshare?

Where did it all go wrong? During the 1990's the timeshare resale market started to develop. This emerged following the “timeshare boom” of the previous decade. Many of these owners had spent thousands of pounds buying timeshares which they had been told they could...

read more

START YOUR FREEDOM FROM TIMESHARE TODAY

If you have experienced any of the above issues, contact O-YOO to see if you could qualify for a claim. Press the button below to return to contact form or just call us directly on 0203 885 2719.