Donate Timeshare to Charity

Donating your timeshare will not only help local community members, but it’s an efficient, guaranteed way to remove yourself from vacation ownership, get rid of your maintenance fees once and for all, and potentially receive tax benefits. partners with leading timeshare donation service,, that works with Give Back Charities, Inc., a 501c(3) charity.

Benefits of Timeshare Donation

There are many benefits available to individuals who donate timeshare online through our timeshare donation program:

  • No hidden costs, fees, or commissions - And once the transfer is complete you no longer have to pay maintenance fees.
  • The donation process is guaranteed - Unlike selling timeshare, if your timeshare qualifies for donation, the transfer is guaranteed.
  • Potential tax benefits - Depending on where you live and where your resort is located, owners who donate timeshares may be able to claim the fair market value of their timeshare as a deduction.

Find out if your property qualifies for the timeshare donation process today - simply fill out the inquiry form or call us at 1-877-815-4227!


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How to Donate Timeshare to Charity

Timeshare donation may seem complicated, but we can help you from start to finish.

Review the frequently asked questions below for additional information.

Depending on your resort and location, donating your timeshare can take between 90 to 120 days. However, once the process is complete, you will be free and clear of the timeshare and all associated obligations.

No. Unfortunately, you can only donate a timeshare once the mortgage is paid in full. If you still owe a large amount on your property, your best option is to try and sell your timeshare to recoup as much money as possible, and then make a separate donation to a deserving charity.

Once the ownership has been transferred through, you will receive a receipt verifying your donation. Please note that this receipt will not include the value of your timeshare property.

The IRS states that you may claim the fair market value of the timeshare on the date you donated it. If you are claiming the fair market value as greater than $500, you will need to fill out Form 8283 to submit with your tax return. If you are claiming the fair market value as greater than $5,000, you will also need a written appraisal that meets IRS guidelines.

We urge anyone who plans on claiming a timeshare tax deduction from donating timeshare to thoroughly research all legal and tax-related ramifications. Consult your CPA, lawyer, or financial advisor for more information.

The fair market value of your timeshare is NOT the same as what the developer or resort is charging for the same week or ownership. Similar to a used car, the market value of a timeshare ownership typically depreciates over time. The fair market value of your timeshare donation should be assessed by a professional if you wish to claim a tax deduction over $5,000. Consult your CPA, lawyer, or financial advisor for more information.

Many "timeshare relief" companies claim to be the most knowledgeable when it comes to donating a timeshare to charity. But if any relief or donation company claims you will receive compensation when you donate your timeshare OR asks you to submit payment of any kind - particulary through an untraceable source such as a wire transfer or money pack - step back and do your research.