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

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

How To Get DVC “Benefits” As a Resale Owner

David MumpowerDVC Owner Benefits, DVC Resales, Vacation Planning Tips

Today, let’s talk about benefits. When you’ve talked about buying an ownership interest in the Disney Vacation Club (DVC), someone has probably told you that you’ll have fewer benefits when you buy via resale. The idea that some like to foster is that you’re getting less than those who purchase directly from The Walt Disney Company. They rarely mention the … Read More

Moonlight Magic, Savanna Style

Blaine HelmickDVC Owner Benefits, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

DVC Moonlight Magic

But first… This is the part of the blog I hadn’t expected to write; but I’d be remiss if I didn’t give it due attention. Early on Monday, September 11th, Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida knocking out power for some 4 million homes and business and causing billions of dollars in damage. Almost all of Florida was affected; including, Walt … Read More

A Split Stay Decision for DVC Members at WDW

Dave TerrillDisney Vacation Club, DVC Owner Benefits, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

DVC Welcome Home

Ever fancied two WDW vacations rolled into one? But you only have one DVC home resort membership plan! Surely, you’re thinking ‘of course but how?’ With precise planning, you can stay at two DVC resorts, ‘what a feeling’. We were fortunate enough to experience a split stay at Bay Lake Tower and Animal Kingdom Lodge (AKL is our home resort). … Read More

Ready, Set, Go to Walt Disney World at the Last Minute!

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

Magic Kingdom Castle

It’s Friday afternoon, and you have work off next week.  The kids are out of school, and you’re planning a quiet staycation at home.  Well, why not go to Walt Disney World instead?  It is possible to plan and execute a DVC vacation in less than 24 hours!  Ready, set, here we go… 1.  Realistic Expectations This is a last … Read More

How To Waitlist a DVC Reservation

David MumpowerDisney Vacation Club, DVC Owner Benefits, Vacation Planning Tips

How to Waitlist a DVC Reservation

You’ve done all of the planning. You’ve picked the perfect time for your long overdue vacation. You’ve earned those glorious few days in the Disney Bubble, and you know exactly which Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resort will welcome you home that day. There’s just one little problem. When you pull up the DVC website to book your room, Disney’s system … Read More

3 Ways To “Plus” Your Food & Wine Festival Experience as a DVC Member

Leah AlthiserDVC Owner Benefits, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Eat to the Beat

For me, fall is the most magical time of the year at Walt Disney World thanks to my favorite event: The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival! You probably know all about the Marketplace Booths and Eat to The Beat Concerts at the festival. But how familiar are you with all the ways to “plus” your experience at Food & … Read More