Posts by David Mumpower

The Holidays Have Arrived at Disney

Fellow Disney Vacation Club members, I’m happy to report that the holidays have begun at Disney theme parks and resorts. Here is what you can expect to see during the holiday season! Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Conveniently, I was staying in the new DVC building at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa on […]

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The Pros and Cons of DVC Resort Hopping

I just spent six days at Walt Disney World, but I somehow managed to unpack my bags at three different resorts. Of course, DVC Resort Hopping isn’t for everyone. For some intrepid Disney Vacation Club guests, it’s status quo, though. I’ll admit that this latest trip didn’t go the way I planned, either. So, I […]

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Bob Iger Returns as Disney’s CEO

 The Walt Disney Company turns 100 in less than a year. Businesses only last that long if they’re stable and perennially well-run.  Alas, Disney’s past three years have been among the most turbulent in the company’s storied history. For this reason, Disney’s Board of Directors has done the unimaginable. Disney has a new CEO, but […]

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Newest Tech in DVC Resort Rooms

In December 2019, Disney’s Riviera Resort opened. As part of its introduction, Disney unveiled new in-room technology that modernized the hotel experience. Since then, Disney has slowly rolled out this technology across other Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resorts. And I can tell you firsthand that you WILL notice a difference between when you have it […]

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What DVC Members Love About Copper Creek

Walt Disney World fans love staying as close to Magic Kingdom as possible. However, Disney Vacation Club members know that the DVC Points chart isn’t always friendly for the monorail resorts. Thankfully, we have another option. Here are four reasons DVC members love Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Room Features at […]

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Disney Announces Delayed Opening for Hurricane Nicole

Hurricane Nicole Delayed Park Schedule Update Okay, the entire situation remains fluid since we don’t know what Hurricane Nicole will do. However, Disney has posted its tentative plans for park operations on Thursday, November 10th. Here’s what they’ve announced. Walt Disney World’s theme parks will operate on a phased opening schedule. Here’s the text straight […]

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Disney Plans for Tropical Storm Nicole

The Walt Disney Company continues to monitor the impending weather event, Tropical Storm Nicole. Similarly, the potential hurricane has disrupted airport travel in Central Florida. Here is what you need to know about a Walt Disney World trip this week.  Update as of November 9th at 11am: As expected, Disney has announced some closure information […]

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DVC Refurbishments

As a Disney Vacation Club member, one aspect of ownership should always remain in the back of your mind. Your DVC resort of choice could be undergoing renovations during your planned visit. Often, these modifications are minor, but we all remember what Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort was like circa 2014. So, we cast a wary […]

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What to Expect at the Parks during Disney’s Centennial

On October 16th, 1923, two brothers from Kansas City started their dream in earnest. They had moved to Hollywood and planned to conquer the entertainment industry. Their first significant step became the founding of what we now know as The Walt Disney Company. In less than a year, Disney turns 100 years old. However, the […]

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Walt Disney World Reopening Multiple Experiences in November

Throughout 2022, The Walt Disney Company has indicated that several beloved park amenities would return by the end of the year. Now that we only have a few weeks left, Disney is finally ready to say when. Friends, we’ve just learned about the reopening dates for three of your favorite DVC vacation activities. Here are […]

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