Changes to DVC Membership Extras Eligibility

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

Disney Vacation Club has recently updated the eligibility requirements for Membership Extras. Starting February 25th, a member must own at least 75 points purchased directly from Disney to gain access to Membership Extras like special events, annual pass and ticket discounts as well as the vacation options available in the Disney and Concierge Collections. While existing owners who currently qualify … Read More

Just Released: 2019 DVC point charts

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club, Vacation Planning Tips

Start planning your next Disney vacation now! 2019 DVC point charts for all Disney Vacation Club resorts are below. Point requirements will vary by resort, unit size, and time of year. While the grand total of vacation points for a resort doesn’t change, DVC can re-arrange point requirements for individual nights across the calendar year. However, if one night increases … Read More

Huge Price Increase Coming for DVC Direct Purchases

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resales, Selling DVC

Several reliable sources are reporting that DVC direct sale prices will increase drastically in 2018, pushing three resorts over $200 per point! These new direct-from-Disney sale prices are rumored to go into effect on January 17, 2018. These rates apply only to points purchased direct from Disney Vacation Club, not to points purchased on the resale market. Below is the complete list of … Read More

Top 3 Grocery Delivery Services at Disney World

Leah AlthiserDining Reviews, Disney Vacation Club, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Grocery Delivery WDW

Flying into Orlando and using Disney transportation to get around can make your vacation both relaxing and affordable. But unfortunately, the Magical Express doesn’t allow you to stop and pick up some groceries to stock your villa fridge! There are many options for getting groceries delivered to your Disney resort hotel, including Amazon’s Prime Now, Garden Grocer, Instacart, and more. … Read More

2017 DVC Condo Meeting Highlights

Kristen TutasDisney Vacation Club, DVC Owner Benefits, DVC Resales

DVC Condo Meeting 2017

As part of the rules and regulations set forth in the DVC bylaws, Disney Vacation Club holds an Annual Condominium Association Meeting every December. At this meeting, new board members are elected or re-elected, resort budgets for the upcoming year are presented and approved, members can ask questions to the board, and we typically learn about upcoming events and projects for … Read More

Resort Activities at Animal Kingdom Lodge

Leah AlthiserAnimal Kingdom, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resort Reviews, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Activities at Animal Kingdom Lodge

Many features set Walt Disney World resorts apart from other hotels, such as elaborate theming, impeccable guest service, and extensive daily resort activities. And while every resort at Disney World offers activities, I’d argue that Animal Kingdom Lodge offers the widest array of resort activities and the best options for kids. This fall my family stayed five nights at Animal … Read More

2018 DVC Dues and Resort Budgets

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resales, Selling DVC

Disney Vacation Club has finalized and posted the proposed budgets and annual dues for 2018 in preparation for the annual Condominium Association Meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 7, 2017. Each year the Condo Association meets to elect new board members, vote on the proposed budgets for the upcoming year, answer questions from owners and make any special announcements. The 2018 Budgets were … Read More

New DVC Resort at Disneyland?

Kristen TutasDisney Vacation Club, Disneyland, DVC Resales

Could there be a new DVC resort at Disneyland soon? We sure hope so! The news coming out of California this week is that the much-hyped parking expansion, the Disneyland Eastern Gateway Project, has been abandoned as the Walt Disney Co. focuses instead on plans to build a 6,500-spot parking structure on the Pinocchio Lot. The new parking lot would be … Read More