Timeshare Scam Hotline


Most timeshare owners never see it coming. They think they’ve just closed a deal to sell their property. In reality, they’ve just been scammed–often for thousands of dollars, sometimes more!

Timeshare Scams are among the most prevalent scams in the U.S. They can also be some of the hardest to spot.
That’s why the people at Timeshare Specialists and Resort Closings set up the nation’s first and only timeshare scam hotline.

It’s a totally free service designed to protect you from some of the most devastating scams in the country.
Since its founding in 2017, the hotline has saved consumers more than a million dollars. And its founders have won, not one, but two of the most prestigious business awards for social responsibility.

Contact the hotline immediately if you:

  • Receive an unsolicited call about your timeshare.
  • Receive a suspicious offer for your timeshare ownership
  • Were promised no upfront fees in a timeshare transaction, but then asked to send money (for any reason) before the closing.
  • Fear you may already be a victim of timeshare fraud.

Call the Timeshare Scam Hotline toll-free at 877-316-9181.

If you don’t want to call the hotline, you can learn if a company or individual that has contacted you is a known scammer by clicking our link: “Scam Database.” We also provide an ongoing list of scams reported to the hotline at our link: “Scam Alert.”

Featured news piece: After the Missouri Attorney General’s Office announced in January 2020 that timeshare scams were among the top 10 consumer complaints of 2019, the hosts of a top radio talk show in St. Louis did an 8-minute interview with the founder of the Timeshare Scam Hotline. Listen here: Timeshare Scam Hotline on The Talk of St. Louis

CBS in St. Louis, Mo recently aired a feature story about a timeshare owner who paid Timeshare Exit Team but got no results and no refund.  CBS invited Timeshare Specialists to be part of that show in order to talk about timeshare scams. See it here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a cost for calling the Hotline?
No, calling is completely free, when you call a member of our team will review the offer you've received and help you determine whether or not it is legitimate.
Can I remain anonymous?
Absolutely, you don't have to provide us with any of your personal information unless you want to. All we ask is that you relay the details of the scammer that contacted you so we can share the information with other owners.
Where can I find the detail of the scams that have been reported?
We post a summary of each scam on Timeshare Scam Database of this website and Timeshare Specialists alerts their followers of new scams on Facebook.
How does your team identify scams?
Our team has been serving the timeshare resell market since 2002, in that time we've worked with over 100,000 buyers and sellers and they've shared their encounters with scammers. We've also worked with many of the companies and brokers in the industry, this network of contacts allows us to quickly identify who is legitimate and who isn't.

About Us

The Timeshare Scam Hotline was founded by the owners of Timeshare Specialists and Resort Closings, two Bozeman, Montana based companies working with Timeshare Owners on the resell market since 2002. In April of 2017, a contact at one of the local banks reached out to us because one of their customers had repeatedly wired money to Mexico for their Timeshare and the banker thought it was suspicious. They put us in contact with the customer and we determined that the person was indeed a victim of fraud. Unfortunately, fraud plagues the market and hurts everyone trying to sell or buy a timeshare on the resell market, so we decided it was time to help stop it. With many years of experience and a vast network of industry contacts it’s easy for our staff to quickly verify whether or not an offer is legitimate, so we decided to put that information to good use and set up this hotline. In addition to answering questions, we post all the reported scams in the Timeshare Scam Database to shed light on the strategies conmen are using and help prevent future losses.

It’s always free to call the hotline and our team will help you evaluate any offer you’ve received. However, If we’ve helped you save some money and you are able, we welcome any amount you would be will to contribute to our operations.