Unlike the cooling off period for goods bought under the Distance Selling Regulations (DSRs), the creditor may make a reasonable charge for any service (such as insurance cover) which was operating during this time.There are specific guidelines on how you should cancel the contract, which must be notified to you by the creditor before or immediately after the contract is made.If you sign abroad you will be subject to local laws, although most European member states have a cooling off period of 10 days.
This may include any of the following: It is also the case even when contracts are concluded at a later date, back at the trader’s shop or office – the fact that you have made your offer away from here is the important thing.
There have been numerous problems to do with consumers who have signed contracts while under pressure from sales reps in the UK or as a result of a ‘free’ holiday provided by the company.
For this reason, the Timeshare Act 1992 gives you the benefit of a cooling off period of 14 days if contracts are signed in the UK.
You will only benefit from a cooling off period if the credit agreement was made in one of the following ways: For agreements which fall under (1), you will have a cooling off period of 5 days, which begins from the time you receive the second copy of the agreement (containing the cancellation form).
For contracts which fall under (2) and (3), you benefit from a 14 day cooling off period.
This is referred to as your cooling off period and the duration of this period depends on what you bought and the manner in which you bought it.