What is a DVC “Use Year” and Does it Matter?

What is a “Use Year”? The most straightfoward way to describe what a “Use Year” is simply the date you will receive your Disney Vacation Points each year. There are 8 different Use Years, and they are February, March, April, June, August, September, October and December. And if you purchase a contract with a March […]

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How Does the New Lightning Lane Service Impact DVC Members?

Disney shocked many fans when it announced in late June that its Genie+ service would be changed to the Lightning Lane Multi Pass, and Individual Lightning Lanes would become Lightning Lane Single Pass as of July 24, 2024.  Here’s why the changes can be both good and bad for DVC Members.   You Can Book Selections […]

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DVC Resale Average Sales Prices for June 2024

This article features the average sales price of contracts categorized by resort and month sold from June 2023 through June 2024 by DVC Resale Market (DVCRM). Our goal for this article is to provide great directional information for anyone considering a Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resale purchase or just wanting to satisfy a general curiosity of […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal Report (ROFR): June 2024

DVC Exercises Right of First Refusal (ROFR) Year-to-date (YTD), Disney has exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 48 Disney Vacation Club (DVC) contracts, and DVC Resale Market (DVCRM) has sold 2,518, resulting in a 1.9% buyback rate (Contracts Bought Back in 2024/Contracts Sold in 2024). The 2024 waiver rate is 98.1%. Key ROFR […]

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Disney Cruise Lines Reveals the Adventure

In 2025, Disney Cruise Line will add a seventh vessel to its fleet. Now, we know the theming you’ll find onboard the largest ship in the DCL inventory, and it’ll be like a theme park at sea. Let’s talk about what you’ll find onboard the Disney Adventure.  Disney Cruise Line Reveals the Adventure  During the […]

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Disney Cruise Line Itineraries for Fall 2025 and Spring 2026

Disney has recently announced the Disney Cruise Line Itineraries for fall 2025 and spring 2026!  Bookings begin on June 28 for the general public (and even earlier than that if you are a Castaway Club Member). Whether your dream sailing is in the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Mexico, or Australia and New Zealand, it’s time to start […]

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Disney World Announces 2024 Holiday Events

Happy holidays, everyone! The calendar says June 25th, which means that we’re officially halfway to Christmas and Hanukkah. Disney has taken this opportunity to sprinkle a bit of yuletide into the mid-summer 100-degree weather. Here are all of Disney’s 2024 holiday theme park announcements.  Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Returns We’ll begin with all the […]

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Here Are the Basics of Disney Cruise Line

Last month, a reader asked for guidance with their first Disney Cruise Line booking. While I’m hopeful this individual took advantage of the all the info provided by DVC Fan to answer their questions, I realized I was long overdue to write a cruise guide. Here are the basics of Disney Cruise Line for DVC […]

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Find Your Add-On-Itis® Remedy

Nearly all Disney Vacation Club Members have experienced the common ailment known as Add-On-Itis®, the compelling need to buy more DVC points.  Whether Members would like more frequent trips, longer trips, or larger accommodations, there always seems to be a justification for adding on more points.  If you have Add-On-Itis®, DVC Resale Market now has […]

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Let’s Talk about the New Disney World Development Plan

On June 12th, 2024, a multi-year feud suddenly came to a shocking conclusion when the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD) and The Walt Disney Company agreed to terms on a new development plan. This contract settled a disagreement between Disney and various political officials who had stripped Walt Disney World of control of the […]

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