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ECC are Europe's leading Compensation Claims and Timeshare Contract Release Specialists

About ECC.

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

ECC have expert Timeshare Release & Claims Consultants operating from our nationwide network of offices throughout the UK and in a number of European locations.

The team at ECC have a wealth of experience in all types of timeshare, points and "fractional" schemes and the legal means of getting out unwanted contracts and/or claiming compensation for mis-selling.

The Timeshare owners we have helped often have a combination of the following concerns:

  • Extremely high annual maintenance Fees, with yearly increases. (Read more...)
  • Problems with the lack of availability and unfair allocation with Timeshare exchanges
  • Poor treatment by resort owners and disillusionment with Timeshare products.
  • Changes in personal circumstances, such as health, retirement, family or finances.
  • Timeshare has no resale value and is an ongoing financial burden.
  • Concerns about leaving their family with future liabilities.

Every day we receive numerous enquiries and reports directly from timeshare owners. Please see our Customer Comments section to read more about some of the experiences of other Timeshare owners like yourself.

In our Frequently Asked Questions section you will find answers to some of the most common queries we receive and a chance to share your story.

Please fill in our online for and an expert advisor will contact you to discuss your concerns. Your options will depend on a number of factors, such as:

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

ECC can also provide advice and help on how to claim back some or all of your money where possible. We have seen a wave of successful legal cases against many of the Timeshare Groups or Resorts and their finance companies (such as Shawbrook, Barclays & Hitachi). Since early 2015 there have been wide-ranging legal precedents for Timeshare mis-selling, offering ever greater opportunity for thousands of Timeshare owners.

Depending on your specific circumstances - and with your agreement - we may 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

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.”