Australian Timeshare Articles

How does timeshare exchange work?

Sick of a flop and drop holiday? Want to hit the Ski Slopes? Or feel like a bit of an adventure in another country? This …

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Is Timeshare a Financial Investment

It is important to acknowledge that while timeshare is legally classed as an investment product, it is a lifestyle investment in holidays for the future, …

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Can I only stay at timeshare resorts my Club has access to?

The short answer: no, you’re not just limited to your Club’s timeshare properties. Most Clubs are constantly looking to expand the number of resorts they …

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What is a timeshare PDS?

A product disclosure statement (PDS) is an important document that every prospective Owner/Member should read. Because timeshare is classed as a financial product, the Responsible …

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What are the costs associated with timeshare?

The reason so many people buy timeshare is because it’s a way to take holidays every year without paying for hotel rooms or buying a …

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What are Developer Benefits?

Developer Benefits are extra features and bonuses that are not part of the Club and are sold with Ownerships/Memberships as incentives. They are typically offered …

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How do I buy timeshare?

If you’ve reached this point and you think that timeshare sounds like a good holiday option for you, it’s time to start looking seriously at …

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Is timeshare risky?

It’s smart to be cautious about any financial investment. The last thing you want is to pour tens of thousands of dollars into something, only …

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What is a timeshare resort?

A ‘timeshare resort’ is just a property you can travel to as part of your Ownership/Membership. Sometimes, your Club will own the entirety of the …

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Begin the journey

Owning a timeshare is like having a passport to a lifelong journey of vacations. From taking a tour and becoming an owner to using your …

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What is the value of Timeshare?

The value of timeshare comes from using it every year. Everyone will value their timeshare differently based on how often they can vacation. To many …

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Timeshare Versus Hotel

One of the unique qualities of timeshare is the spacious accommodations. Most of today’s modern suites include a full kitchen, dining room, living room, balcony, …

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Australian Timeshare consumer warnings and scam alerts

Be wary of anyone advertising or calling out of the blue wanting to buy your timeshare or promising that you can simply exit your timeshare …

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How do I sell timeshare?

Most of us buy our timeshare so we can enjoy decades of incredible getaways with our families, but circumstances can change over time. Health complications, …

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Benefits of timeshare holidays in Australia

In these modern times Australians are leading increasingly busy lives. Holidays, breaks and escapes from the day to day grind are what refreshes and revitalises …

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Are Australian Timeshare holidays worth the investment?

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What are the different types of timeshare available in Australia?

There are several different types of timeshare Ownership you’re likely to come across. Fixed-week timeshare Fixed-week timeshare refers to the traditional type of timeshare we …

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How does timeshare work in Australia?

Timeshare ownership has evolved over the years. You can now select products that are either fixed weeks at a specific location (resort or holiday unit), …

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International Timeshare Appreciation Day

What are you doing on November 1st? Hopefully, you and your owners/members will be celebrating International Timeshare Appreciation Day! That’s right. 2020 will mark the …

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ATHOC Recommended COVID-19 Guidelines for Resorts and Sales Sites

Click here to download the PDF Guide COVID-19 represents an unprecedented challenge to the travel and hospitality industry. The timeshare industry, which includes resort developers, …

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2020 Holiday Ownership Industry Economic Impact Study (ATHOC)

Timeshare is a broad term used to describe the partial ownership of holiday accommodation and is a hybrid of the property development, finance, tourism, and …

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Tens of millions of dollars pre-booked and waiting to be spent in Australia’s domestic tourism industry

Hundreds of thousands of Australians are desperate to travel to their favourite holiday destinations within Australia, according to the Australian Timeshare Holiday Ownership Council (ATHOC), …

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Accommodation sector Roadmap to Recovery

The Accommodation Association has worked closely with industry to develop a Roadmap to Recovery. The overarching principle of this Roadmap is the retention and well-being …

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International Timeshare Appreciation Day

What are you doing on November 1st? Hopefully, you and your owners/members will be celebrating International Timeshare Appreciation Day! That’s right. 2020 will mark the …

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Response to Timeshare Industry Consumer Research

Media Release Response to Timeshare Industry Consumer Research ATHOC (Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council) welcomes the release of ASIC’s Timeshare: Consumers’ experiences report (December …

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Industry News

Timeshare Owner Testimonials

Interval International Owner Testimonial

Enjoy the latest series of owner videos from Interval International. Hear from their members first hand and learn about their experiences. 

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Accor Vacation Club Owner Testimonial – Karen and Peter Smith

In June 2019, our lovely Members Karen and Peter Smith rugged up and enjoyed a wonderful winter break in the Victoria Alps, staying at The …

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Wyndham Owner Testimonial – Laurie Dyer

Today my 82 and 85 year old parents fly to Toronto to see my youngest son and his family. My son and my parents haven’t …

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Classic Holidays Owner Testimonial – Caroline Bowman

“Our very first Classic Holiday, staying in Club Paihia NZ. Perfect weather, beautiful country, appetite whetted for all the future adventures to come.” Caroline Bowman

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