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To find out more, we reached out to a group of professionals who are roughly between 30 and 40 years old – these are people who are active on the travel and vacation front. And as we mentioned in our previous interview, this demographic is useful to us – and relevant, in terms of vacation interests and feedback. (Where they go, what they do, and what they look for at a vacation resort.)

(Here’s one young professional we spoke to.) For us, a swimming pool comes first at a vacation resort. We’re not club members in the city that we live in, and do look forward to just hanging around in a pool setting. All resorts have pools these days, and many of them also have a junior pool which is extremely useful, according to me. The little ones can be reasonably safe out here.

I must add here that the pool needs to be safe to swim in when it comes to water quality. Some of them overdose on chlorine, which is not exactly desirable. We also look forward to clean changing rooms, shower heads that work, and a good supply of well-laundered towels and accessories.

What else? Resort pools these days don’t have a lifeguard at the pool location, and I wonder if this is too much to ask because it gives you some reassurance. Even if a guest in the pool can do a rescue job, you need someone from the assigned pool staff to know and administer first aid procedures.

There’s more on this story at this link > World of Airda / September 2022

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What I have learnt over the past few years is the need to give your family a nice vacation, at least once in the year. My job as a bank teller can be so monotonous and boring, that even a weekend break is welcome. Longer breaks are essential, because everybody needs time out to spend quality time with the family.

At the end of the day, you need to look beyond work and other daily routines, to get down to some serious planning. You also need some commitment to go along with that, to make things happen. So according to me, COMMITMENT is the key word.

Prabhakar Sivakumar, Bank Teller

Some more customer feedback & tips at the link below >
Q&A – January 2019

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The stories featured here have been compiled from conversations across a wide cross-section of people. These are young professionals who are inclined to go on a vacation, but don’t have plan in place. Not always easy to do at that age, when you don’t have enough time, or money. Or maybe both.

A long term vacation plan such as timeshare could come way down a “consider list” for these professionals, but the ones we spoke to are willing to stretch a bit and invest in the good times.

Over to some of the young professionals we spoke to about work, vacations and the need to prioritize on work-life balance.

More on this story at the link below >
Q&A – May 2018

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What I find absolutely shocking is the amount of litter we can generate – especially on vacation. Cigarette butts, water bottles, biscuit & chocolate wrappers, empty foil packs, paper plates, food remnants – the list goes on and on.

On a forest or cross-country trek for instance, we need to carry along a convenient dump bag with us that can contain litter the group typically generates – each one of us could also carry our own individual dump bags if that can make things simpler. I’ve seen litter being dropped from tourist boats along picturesque stretches of river – and this tends to
float or even sink to be swallowed by fish. (And that spins off a whole new set of problems . . .)

Manoj Keshav, IT professional

More on this story at this link >
Let’s keep our vacation spaces clean


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In one of our earlier features we shared tips on packing your bags when you go on a vacation – this month our feature story is on what you need to keep in mind even before you start packing your bags. We share a compilation of tips and guidelines you can consider that will ensure peace of mind and a feeling of total control over the situation.

We’ve heard of instances where the husband asks the wife some really “too-late-to-answer” questions. Did you switch off the lights in the bedroom? Did you turn off the TV? Did we roll down the garage door and sling a lock? (The questions go on and on, and can bring on worry lines even before you even reach your destination.)

So, we thought we would compile a list of tips that should come in useful – please make a mental note of these suggestions, or take a print out for easy reference. These tips come to you from people who are in related fields when it comes to customer advice and support.

More on this story at the link below >
Q&A – March 2018

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One of the companies who want to deal with these is the RedWeek.com, the largest timeshare marketplace.

Recently, it partnered with the Timeshare Crusader, Lisa Ann Schreier, to further awareness of and education about timesharing. Schreier on the other hand, is the founder and director of Timeshare Insights, a consumer consulting and education organization, and the author of several timeshare books.

Full report here.

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MyTimeShareAttorney.com announced today that victims of timeshare misrepresentations are eligible for a Free Attorney Consultation.  With all the marketing hype and high-pressure sales tactics being deployed by the timeshare industry, consumers need somewhere to get non-information.  MyTimeshareAtorrney.com is providing Florida residents and non Florida residents who purchased timeshares located in Florida, a Free Consultation for simply filling out their online questionnaire.

Attorney Susan Budowski, a Child Advocate for Abused and Neglected Children recently added Timeshare Advocacy to her law practice. “After listening to the heartbreak and sadness of couples and individuals who agreed to a “sales presentation” and ended up timeshare owners.  They had no intention, plans and many, even the financial where with all to complete the transaction, yet they are now “Timeshare Owners”.

Full story here.

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Read this article in the Daytona Beach News Journal to find out:

With the school year winding down, families are thinking about summer — and family vacations.

But along with those vacation plans come scam artists who are also plotting and planning ways to scheme their way into the wallets of consumers.

The National Consumers League recently released a consumer alert highlighting different vacation and travel scams consumers should be aware of. The scams include…

Click here to find out more

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Do the costs add up?

An informative article that we came across on http://www.msnbc.com

Extra fees add up fast, so that the time to read the fine print

Full article here

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So Tweet!

Timeshare Rescue, a leading timeshare acquisitions company has launched a Twitter page for media and client updates.

Timeshare Rescue has launched a Twitter site located at http://twitter.com/TimeshareRescue. The purpose of the site is to keep clients, employees, and people involved in the timeshare industry abreast of up to the day news and information on Timeshare Rescue and the overall timeshare industry.

More on this news here

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