ED Magedson – Founder
5 Star Resorts Marketing,Carlsbad, CA701 Palomar Airport Rd STE 300 Carlsbad, Oregon United States of America
5 Star Resorts contacted me by phone offering to rent my Wolrdmark timeshare credits for which I had 4 weeks worth. For each week booked by someone who wanted to "try out" the resorts I would receive $2500. In order to take advantage of their offer, I had to come up with an up-front amount of a mere $1,170. The more I hesitated, the ruder the man became. I smelled a rat.
I had previously sold my timeshare ownership about a month before and my accumulated credits went with the sale. The two people I talked to insisted that the credits were non-transferrable. I called Worldmark and confirmed that the credits were gone. When I called 5 Star Resorts back, they insisted that they were still on the books and continued to pressure me to authorize the $1,170 by credit card. I put them off till the next day.
That evening I contacted the Better Business Bureau in Carlsbad. They said that 5 Star was not listed with them and sent me the specific link on Rip-Off Report. I can see that I'm not the only one who is not happy with 5 Star. I avoided another rip-off. I'd been taken to the clearners by two other sites which promised to sell my timeshares. No luck with either and my combined $1,050 is down the tube. I have since learned that one of them is under investigation for fraud in Florida.
I may post a report on these two outfits, also.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 07/30/2010 10:54 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/5-star-resorts-marketingcarlsbad-ca/carlsbad-oregon-92011/resorts5-star-resorts-marke5-star-resorts-marketing-carls-36a4ehtm-627662. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content
If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:Search Tips
In order to assure the best results in your search:
Advertisers above have met our
strict standards for business conduct.