Consumer rights & laws

Timeshare is legally regulated by the European Union Timeshare Directive. In 2011 the new Directive 2008/122/EC replaced the old Timeshare Directive 1994/47/EC. The new Directive deals not only with the protection of consumer rights regarding timeshare products but also with long-term holiday products, resale, and exchange. The new Directive defines in article 2, 1 (a)