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Global Great Hotels, too good to be true?

  • 27 July at 12:55 - by mrsbettan - 4313 views


Hi there, just back from a holiday in Spain as we do every year but this year we have discovered a system offered by a company called Global Great Hotels. Apparently if you become a client you get unlimited holidays (some even for free!) AND an excellent return on your investment.

My husband convinced me to sign in and we love the idea but I am having some doubts as it seems to good to be true... Does anybody here have any experience with them?

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Hello, I have been a member of Global Great for years and so far so good :) but I understand your doubts, it DOES look too good to be true and certainly a few little things might not be exactly as expected. Let’s take the free holidays that include the flights, you can’t choose where and when yuo go...Just wait for the offer to come in and book it if you are interested. Also I don’t think you get free holidays if you don’t reach a certain level of membership, I think it’s 3 or 5 periods…

28 July at 08:03 - by edinem

Thank you Edinem, I didn’t know you could get free holidays offered to you on a regular basis! What about the return on investment? It’s the part I’m most sceptical about.

28 July at 13:49 - by  mrsbettan

The return is great, it paid back my loan in a few years and now I’m starting to make profit with the rental programme. My advice is don’t worry anymore and start enjoying the services as soon as you can. Rates for package tours and other services are also very good

29 July at 19:22 - by edinem

I bought 3 periods with them in 2013 and I’m very satisfied as well. We get free stays but not free holidays though, this is reserved for ambassador or platinum members and not for premium level. No problem about the return which is even better since the pound dropped against the euro.

You can check this thread, it’s about real estate periods:

30 July at 00:06 - by anne.kempton

I had never heard of real estate periods before and now it seems to be everywhere. Have you seen the latest article on this forum? It is about...real estate periods! I have personally no experience with it and do not plan to but have a read, it may help you :)

30 July at 11:00 - by anthony51986

I hadn’t even seen the article!

30 July at 17:51 - by  mrsbettan

Wow, when I became a member, nobody knew about real estate periods, it was still the beginning I guess. This is great news!

PS: Anne.kempton, have you already visited the new hotel Garden Lago?

02 August at 20:19 - by edinem

Not yet, I have been to Marbella for some winter sun instead. I’m thinking about it for Easter next year.

02 August at 21:04 - by anne.kempton

We just spent our holidya in Garden Lago. Edinem, what would you like to know?

02 August at 21:45 - by  mrsbettan

I would like a feedback as I have been told by a friend it is infested with mosquitos but my friend can be a moaner sometimes :)

03 August at 00:11 - by edinem

Well, there are mosquitoes as the resort is close to the lake but I wouldn’t say it is “infested”. Take repellent and after bite with you and you’ll be fine

03 August at 00:33 - by  mrsbettan

I prefer Aucanada club, stunning views and quieter place, and probably less mosquitoes :)

02 January at 20:59 - by castleyek

I totally agree with you @castleyek, Aucanada is much better than Gaden Lago

05 January at 18:08 - by ely25

I've just seen this, we love Garden Lago I cant believe people are complaining about it, it's common sense!  If the hotel is next to a lake and it's hot, then of course you're going to have mosquitos!   

13 March at 16:32 - by Jayesh.B

Our favourite has to be Aucanada always has been.

14 March at 10:43 - by edinem

We love Garden Lago and the locartion is perfect for kids

20 March at 16:34 - by rick.gard

Completely agree with you great for kids but Aucanada is great too the pools are good and great entertainment

20 March at 19:06 - by edinem

Has anyone tried the Costa Blanca?

23 March at 05:42 - by Jayesh.B

Not yet but they have places all over the place 

23 March at 06:12 - by edinem

We've been to Denia, absoutely loved it!  Denia is a lovely place too 

25 March at 06:58 - by rick.gard

just come across this forum.  I’ve just invested in real estate periods with them and now I have just found this…please can I have some reassurance?

05 July at 12:54 - by Tarry4

why do you need reassurance? are you worried?  Don't be we are very happy cudn’t recommend more

08 July at 17:50 - by anne.kempton

yes same here we have had ours for nearly a year now and are really pleased.  What are you worried about?

13 July at 20:39 - by edinem

well it's just a lot of money

13 July at 21:01 - by Tarry4

not really when you consider the return

14 July at 18:48 - by edinem

plus the amount of holidays you get!  It's all about the holidays!

17 July at 05:01 - by anne.kempton

that's what attracted us and it's niice to see on here people are using the resorts and they look lovely

21 July at 11:39 - by Tarry4

they are lovely, and you are not restricted, you can go to many different places

22 July at 00:49 - by rick.gard

I love Marbella, it's so beautiful and we're booked into Garden Lago this summer which we're so looking forward to

22 July at 14:12 - by anne.kempton

So everyone gets the availability? and income?

22 July at 23:24 - by Tarry4

Absolutely, why not? But make the request at least a few weeks or months in advance. Income works just fine as long as you don’t forget to make the request wink

23 July at 11:14 - by edinem

That's what we liked the idea of as we are real self-catering people… we also need the income to finance the purchase. ok thanks everyone feeling better as there seems to be a real community around real estate periods so much better now thanks again

28 July at 22:04 - by Tarry4

Any time honestly any questions you have fire away!

30 July at 02:19 - by anne.kempton

am new 2 this forum stuff bt wnted 2 ask as seen on here about these holidays seen this about GGH we bought some products wooried about avail and income advise pls

21 October at 01:53 - by charleswest70

good for you for asking - you will get used to forums once your in them.  I have been a member since 2016 and have received income & hols & see peeps on here saying to good 2 b true well not really as investment is significant but am here to say defo recieved results so far & they're really helpful.

23 October at 22:38 - by jena.campbell

as I have said before on this forum I would absolutely recommend.  The customer service is excellent, and we have just booked a "bucket list" holiday through them too nothing is too much trouble and its very useful to have your own travel agent.  I can recommend and I would say anything you're worried about just call them.  Am booked to go to Aucanada in May again can't wait!

24 October at 08:46 - by anne.kempton

gonna wade in too if I may - excellent customer service, and we are booked into 2 places for this year so v happy so far.

28 October at 10:44 - by Tarry4

I can't understand why people are so worried tbh

01 November at 01:30 - by anne.kempton

I thin its because it’s a significant investment

03 November at 15:00 - by jena.campbell

I suppose so…it seems a long time ago now, and as we have income every year…

07 November at 12:23 - by anne.kempton

If something seems to good to be true luv it’s normal to be worried

09 November at 13:59 - by brandon6210

Can I just say we bought in September and have just completed.  I am also worried too but my husband persuaded me it’s a good idea  I am a worrier by nature but it’s a lot of money and I worry that its not what they say although reading this and I have seen some other forums and clients reviews on trustpilot seem good but i dont' kniw if we have done the right thing or not a bit worried tbh

10 November at 23:08 - by ryanthelion

wow you are a worrier but with good reason it is your hard earned money and until you get into the flow of getting the rental income every year I can see where your coming from, you only believe what you see,  but if it can reassure you we have been owners for many years. 

12 November at 01:11 - by edinem

why dony you phone the customer services if you feel like that?  The girls I speak to are so nice and so helpful…or maybe go to one of the hotels and speak to someone?

13 November at 20:27 - by anne.kempton

that’s a good idea I will ring them up and maybe book somewhere to speak to someone face to face to be honest I have probably got myself into a state about nothing just talking to other owners helps and I am a bit of a worrier

15 November at 10:11 - by ryanthelion

why don't you look on their FB page?  Are you on that?  Keeps you up to date.

16 November at 04:29 - by edinem

sounds like you 2 have an interest

16 November at 21:29 - by brandon6210

no, certainly not, we were happy to speak to owners when we first bought

19 November at 08:33 - by anne.kempton

listen, I have been an owner for a long time and I am giving the benefit of my experience to people who need some reassurance which is normal as I’ve been through this. There is no use in making stupid statements so if you haven't got anything useful or constructive to say then please do not say anything at all

21 November at 01:23 - by edinem

lol that’s a forum you’ll always find funny blokes

22 November at 14:23 - by jena.campbell

well at least I feel better to see so many people look happy with it

24 November at 14:04 - by charleswest70

yes me too although I’ll feel perfect when I make my own experience lol

25 November at 08:55 - by ryanthelion

Checking in on my compadres!everyone ok? laughcheeky

02 April at 07:20 - by anne.kempton

baring up!

03 April at 12:33 - by edinem
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