Important Moments in DVC History

David MumpowerDisney Vacation Club

Disney's Old Key West

The Disney Vacation Club (DVC) has satisfied millions of customers since its inception in December of 1991. Over the years, the club has experienced countless highs and lows, which is true of any business. It does lead to a logical question, though. Which were the most significant DVC events? I originally collated a list with more than 25 options before … Read More

DVC Villas That Offer the Best Return on Your Points

Leah AlthiserDisney Vacation Club, DVC Resort Reviews, Vacation Planning Tips

DVC Villas with best return

During my years of studying Disney Vacation Club, I’ve discovered that there are definitely some sweet spots in the DVC point charts and villas. Certain villas offer additional bathrooms, beds, space, or just a better experience than others. In this post, I’ll share my picks for the villas that offer the best return on your points at Walt Disney World and my experience … Read More

Magical Express Tips for DVC Members

Amber LeaDisney Vacation Club, DVC Owner Benefits, DVC Resales, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Disney’s Magical Express is a free motorcoach/bus service that transports guests and their luggage from Orlando International Airport to all Walt Disney World Resorts, including Disney Vacation Club properties in Orlando.  The bus ride signals the start of your exciting vacation, and if you fly into Orlando and are staying at one of the Disney resorts, you can use this … Read More

DVC Ownership vs. Moderate & Value Resorts

Amber LeaBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resales, Old Key West

When Disney Vacation Club promotes its properties, it usually compares their amenities and level of quality to the Disney Deluxe Resorts, which is logical because many resorts, such as the Grand Floridian, serve as both.  Yet many families who regularly visit Walt Disney World choose to stay at Value or Moderate Resorts, so is a DVC property a good investment … Read More

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