DVC Resorts Rank Highest in Timeshare Resale

Kristen TutasDVC Resales

DVC resorts rank highest on a list released Friday grading timeshares based on how popular they are and the prices they fetch on the resale market. Sharket.com, a Celebration-based timeshare market research website, compiled the list based on their “Saleability Score,” a method used to measure the liquidity and marketability of each resort based on actual sales data samples within a specified timeframe. “Of … Read More

Old Key West Review: 2 Bedroom Villa

Kristen TutasDVC Resort Reviews, Old Key West

Disney's Old Key West Resort

Disney’s Old Key West Resort is reminiscent of the Florida Keys with pastel-colored buildings, swaying palm trees and peaceful waterways. This DVC resort is located in the Epcot resort area and has bus transportation to all parks and boat transportation to Disney Springs. There are over 500 units at this resort which include deluxe studios, one and two bedroom villas and two-story, three-bedroom Grand Villas … Read More

33 Free Activities at Disney’s Aulani Resort & Spa

Kristen TutasAulani Resort & Spa, Disney Vacation Club

With so many inclusive vacation elements available to guests at Aulani, you can enjoy days of fun from the comfort of the resort—and with no additional charges for most activities. You’ll enjoy an exciting kids club, family activities, nighttime entertainment, unforgettable pools, and more! The activities below are included in your stay. Entertainment Starlit Hui: Uncle hosts this evening celebration … Read More

March 2016: DVC ROFR & Resales Data

Kinn TutasBuying DVC, DVC ROFR Data, Selling DVC

Below you will find sales and ROFR data from offers that were accepted and sent to ROFR during the month of March. Disney’s Right of First Refusal (ROFR) takes approximately 30 days from the date sale contracts are submitted to DVC. Average sale prices remained steady in March compared to February resales with very slight decreases seen at Beach Club, Old Key West, Hilton … Read More

April DVC Giveaway Winner

Kristen TutasDVC Resales

This month’s Great DVC Giveaway contest held on our Facebook page was a Star Wars themed Caption Contest. To enter the contest, fans were asked to comment with a creative caption for the below photo and the comment with the most “likes” wins. With 25 likes, our lucky winner was Nicole for her caption: “Hmmmmmm… where shall I wreak havoc today????” Congratulations … Read More

DVC Direct Pricing April 2016

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club

Below is the most current price list for new member purchases made directly through Disney Vacation Club. When purchasing direct from DVC, new buyers are required to purchase a minimum of 100 points for most of the resorts whereas existing owners can purchase as little as 25 points. The average direct-from-Disney purchase price is currently $155 per point. Vero Beach … Read More

Great DVC Giveaway: April 2016

Kristen TutasDVC Resales

Get ready Star Wars fans…the next “GREAT DVC GIVEAWAY” is for you! Our April contest will be posted Wednesday, April 20th at noon EST on our Facebook page with a winner announced on April 25th. This month the lucky winner will receive a pair of Star Wars Magicbands: one (1) BB-8 Magicband along with one (1) Darth Vader Magicband. Winners are decided by you, our valued DVC family members and friends, … Read More

February 2016: DVC ROFR & Resales Data

Kinn TutasDVC Resales, DVC ROFR Data

DVC ROFR data Feb 2016

Part of every resale purchase is Disney’s Right of First Refusal (ROFR) which takes approximately 30 days from the date contracts are submitted to DVC. Below you will find sales and ROFR data from offers that were accepted and sent to ROFR during the month of February. Compared to January resales, average sale prices remained steady for most resorts with slight increases seen at … Read More

Changes to DVC Resale Policy: What Does It Mean?

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Owner Benefits, DVC Resales

Early this morning, Disney announced further restrictions for new buyers who purchase their ownership on the resale market, in addition to the resale policy announced in 2011. As of April 4, 2016, owners who purchase from anyone other than Disney will not have access to DVC incidental benefits (also known as Membership Extras) such as Member discounts on dining, shopping, Member-exclusive events, and … Read More

Adding Points to DVC Memberships: 3 Things to Consider

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club

Adding to DVC Memberships

As vacation habits change and the “Disney Bug” sets in, many DVC members find themselves needing more points than they originally purchased. Instead of renting extra points each year or purchasing “one time use” points directly from Disney, most owners will choose to simply buy another contract to supplement their current points. We like to call this an “add-on” contract … Read More