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Old 09-17-2012, 06:28 PM   #1
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does anyone get solicitors by phone anytime you've booked a stay at your DVC?

I'm noticing that anytime we have booked a stay at our DVC resort, we get a number of solicitation phone calls asking if we want sell our timeshare or that we've won a fantastic vacation to WDW. It's getting really annoying and my husband and I are not happy.
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Old 09-17-2012, 07:42 PM   #2
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It's a coincidence that it happens with booking; this is just low-level scam artists combing the registered deeds looking for someone to rip off. Timeshare owners are considered a "target-rich environment" for such thieves.

Be sure your phone number is on the National Do-Not-Call list; that will help some, but some of these bums ignore that. When I get one of those calls, I usually interrupt them with: "I'm sorry, but what is our prior business relationship?" Nine times out of ten, that gets them to hang up on the spot. The tenth makes up some story which I call them on. That can be fun.
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Old 09-17-2012, 08:07 PM   #3
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not really

but when they do say not interested and immediately hang up - less than 1% call back.
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Old 09-17-2012, 08:13 PM   #4
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I haven't had this happen to me at all. But I usually screen all numbers I don't recognize and most won't leave a message.
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Old 09-17-2012, 08:29 PM   #5
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Nope, never got a call like this, but I've read posts about it on the boards.
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Old 09-18-2012, 06:24 AM   #6
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Nope, and I own other timeshares other than DVC.
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Old 09-18-2012, 06:07 PM   #7
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Nope, but when we were at HHI in August we got a call from our guide to talk about adding on. He was shocked when I answered the phone because he thought he was calling our house phone. DW and I gave up having a house phone a few years ago.
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