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Benefits of membership

Aside from fulfilling the mission statement principles, ITOA will also provide the following:

Crucial advice resources will be available to members, to include:

  • Developer and resort – specific advice from expert owners to help get the very best from ownership and avoid the worst
  • Legal advice panel – lawyers and owners with legal qualifications
  • Selling, buying, rental, exchange and exit advice
  • Maintenance fee advice – including sharing information and how to get clarification on fees

In addition, resources will be provided to ensure that members in distress are provided with necessary personal assistance.

Negotiated with multiple businesses, including airlines, car hire, specialized timeshare insurance and restaurants.

News

ITOA will provide its members with crucial news on matters such as changes to laws, other legal matters such as court cases, travel issues, including health and safety advisories, resort openings and closures and much more.

Conferences and briefings

Regular online meetings will be arranged, where members can learn more about the crucial aspects of timeshare ownership from our expert advisory panels and guest speakers, including government and consumer protection organisations. Members will be able to ask questions of our speakers.

Liaison events and briefing exchanges with developers and resorts

Developers and resorts and their representatives will be invited to participate in events as affiliate members – pursuing the goal of continuous improvement and closer relationships.

Surveys

Regular surveys will be held amongst members and the results published to monitor and help resolve problems and to support the principle of continuous improvement.

Harm prevention

Information exchanges and advice about potential harm and nuisances – an ‘Anti Predator & Pesterer’ service.

Membership Fees & Applications

Individual owner membership
$/£30.00*
Click below for the Individual Owners Application form
or enquire by email
associates@ITOA.world
* +tax where applicable
Group membership
for Home Owners Associations
Owner Committees etc.
discounts may apply
enquire by email
membership@ITOA.world
Affiliate membership
for associated businesses
enquire by email
associates@ITOA.world
Structure of ITOA
The launch is being carried out by Chris Emmins, using KwikChex expert resources – in consultation with owners and appropriate organizations and businesses.

Shortly after launch, with sufficient members and experts onboard, the association will be incorporated in its own right. It is envisaged that the first stage will include legal entities in the UK (representing European interests) and the USA (representing interests in the Americas, including US, Canada, Central America and the Caribbean – and with overall oversight of the association with a board of directors in each). It will be determined by review if other entities are required in other parts of the world (considered likely). Directorships and executive positions will be subject to review by governance panels and members wishes.

Budgets and all aspects of finance will be wholly transparent and the association will be run on a not for profit basis for the benefit of members. Appointments will be made specifically for governance and transparency purposes.

Advisory panels on crucial subjects will be appointed and made subject to review.

Annual General Meetings will be held, with all members being able to attend in person or online.

ITOA MEMBERSHIP
ITOA membership will be open to all timeshare owners worldwide. Aside from being a strong representative body, the following services and benefits will be provided.
Verified information resources
including ensuring that all options open to owners are provided.
Access to vetted legal assistance
(Laws, contracts and rules can be complex and vary all over the world and from State to State, so access to local experts with high standards is essential).
Facilitating
Facilitating with timeshare businesses with owner concerns, service issues and disputes.
A global travel service
focused on providing deals and assistance specifically for timeshare owners.
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Information
Information on buying, selling, renting and exchanging timeshares.
Insurance
Insurance services specifically to protect owners.
Networking capability
An extraordinary networking capability with other owners – and a building of a substantial knowledge base.
Alerts
Alerts on issues affecting owners, including changes in laws, fraud threats and safe travelling.
News
Regular news and online events for members.
We now want to get feedback
from the timeshare community. Please complete the ITOA feedback form.

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