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About Timeshare Release and European Consumer Claims (ECC)

European Consumer Claims are the UK & Europe's leading Timeshare Contract Release and Compensation Claims Specialists

We have helped over 3,500 Timeshare owners from across the UK to release themselves from unwanted Timeshares all over the world, and to recover money where possible.

We have a expert Timeshare Release & Claims Consultants operating from a growing network of offices throughout the UK and a number of Europe's timeshare "hot-spots"

Our mission is to help Timeshare owners who wish to rid themselves of unwanted Timeshare (and the associated long-term Fee commitments) and to recover monies wherever possible.

The Timeshare owners we help often come to us with a combination of the following concerns:

  • Unreasonably high annual maintenance Fees, with year-on-year increases. (Read more...)
  • Frustration at the lack of availability and/or unfair allocation of Timeshare exchanges
  • Changes in personal circumstances, such as health, retirement, family or finances.
  • Unfair treatment by resort owners and/or disillusionment with Timeshare.
  • Concerns about burdening their family with unwanted long-term future liabilities.
  • Timeshare not only has no resale value, but is an ongoing financial burden.

TimeshareRelease powed by ECC are the UK & Europe's most established Timeshare release & claims specialists.

We receive numerous enquiries/reports every day direct from these owners, so please see the Customer Comments to read about the recent and past experiences of other Timeshare owners.

Please also see the Frequently Asked Questions to see the answers to the most common queries we receive and to ask your own questions.

If you have similar concerns, please complete our short Timeshare Release Wizard now and find out which options are available to you. In the first instance, an expert advisor will contact you to discuss your concerns and Timeshare release options, which will depend on a number of factors, such as:

  • The Timeshare Group/Resort/Scheme of which you are an owner/member;
  • When you bought into the Timeshare;
  • The Current Annual Fees & whether the payments are up to date;
  • The Term of the Timeshare Contract - and how much longer there is run;
  • Your Personal & Financial circumstances;
  • Your reason(s) for wishing to release yourself from the Timeshare.

Depending on your specific situation - and with your agreement - we may then invite you to a Consultancy appointment at one of our offices - or we can arrange for an advisor to visit you if appropriate.

So that we can start helping you as soon as possible - and for your own peace of mind - please complete your online enquiry now. We look forward to being of service!

About Timeshare Release

During the Timeshare sales boom of the 80s & 90s, potential buyers were lured in by the promise of affordable exotic holidays, flexible exchange programmes and the impression that Timeshare would be a valuable "investment".

In an industry with little or no regulation, high pressure sales tactics were rife and contract smallprint was often glossed over and explained away by sharp salespeople.

Many Timeshare buyers were therefore unaware that they were actually making significant, long term financial commitments on behalf of themselves and their families.

To find out how you can escape the Timeshare Trap please complete the short Timeshare Release Wizard now.

The Timeshare Trap

The timeshare trap

For many Timeshare owners, annual maintenance fees were barely considered token amounts in the early "honeymoon period" of ownership.

However, year-on-year increases imposed by the resorts over time now mean that the maintenance fees have risen to become substantial sums.

Owners are also facing the prospect of ongoing yearly fee increases and realising that they (and their families) are often committed to long term contracts for generations to come.

Please try our Future Fees Calculator to estimate your liabilities over the term of your Timeshare contract, based on an annual increase of 7.5%.

If you're concerned about rising fees and how to escape the Timeshare Trap, please contact us today.

Timeshare Owner Reports

Timeshare owner reports

Recent comments from RCI Timeshare owners who have come to us for help with contract cancellation:

Mr Steve R, Middlesex - RCI/Hollywood Mirage

“We 'swapped ‘another place in Tenerife for this in order to move to the points system. Since then, getting exchanges to desirable resorts proves almost impossible, irrespective of in-season or off-season.”

Mrs Rachael B, Yorkshire - RCI Europe

“I purchased my timeshare in 1999 and have been a timeshare member ever since. More often than not, I have not be able to go where I wanted and have ended up giving a few weeks to Friends, etc to book somewhere they wanted in order not to lose the weeks. I have then stayed in a hotel!! I am desperately trying to get rid of the timeshare and am now paying Timeshare Shop in Manchester to get rid of it for me.”