Posts by David Mumpower

What Is a DVC Playground, and How Are They Different?

Even during Disney vacations, children grow bored. Thankfully, Disney resorts have planned for this eventuality. At many DVC properties, you’ll discover an entertainment option that will have your child laughing for hours.  What is a DVC playground, and how are they different? The special ingredient is Disney magic. Let’s talk about why parents will love […]

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When Are the Best Times to Book DVC in 2025?

We’ve entered April 2024, which opens the DVC booking window into early March 2025. So, now seems like the right to ask the big question. When are the best times to book a DVC stay at Walt Disney World in 2025? The Week of January 8th runDisney thoughtfully announced some of its early 2025 events. […]

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DVC Debate Annual Passes vs Standard Admission

As Disney Vacation Club members, we have different concerns from standard Disney tourists. We play the long game, and we must consider factors that rarely impact infrequent Disney guests. Today, I’d like to discuss an ongoing DVC debate. Which should you choose, annual passes or standard admission, and when does each one make sense? Let’s […]

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Answering More of Your DVC Questions

Buying into the Disney Vacation Club is something Elsa would describe as going into the unknown. You’ll have plenty of questions about how the program works. Today, I’ll answer a few more of your DVC questions. Can DVC Members Still Buy the Disney Dining Plan? After a four-year absence, the Disney Dining Plan finally returned […]

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Disney Files the Paperwork for Park Expansion

The 2024 Annual Shareholders Meeting for The Walt Disney Company came and went without a single park-related headline. Thankfully, Disney fans weren’t down in the dumps for long, though.  On the morning of April 4th, 2024, Disney officials filed the paperwork to begin construction on theme park expansion. Soon afterward, Disney started a social media […]

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What to Consider with the Three Kinds of DVC Vacations

One of the best parts of the Disney Vacation Club program is the way it provides members with flexibility. DVC ownership entitles travelers to select between three different trip options.  Members can book a trip at a Walt Disney World resort, a Disneyland resort, or a beachy location that isn’t near a theme park. So, […]

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Let’s Talk about the Rooms at Boulder Ridge Villas

Every room at a Disney Vacation Club property will dazzle you with its amenities and theming. That’s what makes membership so great, but it’s also why you’ll struggle when choosing where to buy and book.  You want to maximize your investment and sprinkle a bit more Pixie Dust on your vacation plans. To do that, […]

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DVC Resorts with Expiration Years You Should Target

“The days are long, but the years are short.” Parents sometimes recite this quote to their children, but it applies to the Disney Vacation Club as well. All good things must come to an end, and that applies to your DVC contract as well.  Every DVC property includes an expiration date, a time when your […]

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Let’s Talk about the Underrated DVC Amenities You’ll Find at Most Resorts

Disney Vacation Club members have it really good. In fact, I sometimes feel that we take for granted some aspects of a DVC resort stay. Disney caters to our every whim, providing luxury and a healthy dose of membership magic. Here are the underrated DVC amenities you’ll find at most resorts, ones we should all […]

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Disney Cruise Lines Reveals the Destiny

The Disney Treasure won’t set sail on its maiden voyage until December 21st, 2024, but Disney Cruise Line is already talking about what comes next. Here’s what we just learned about the Destiny, the next mighty luxury vessel in Disney’s fleet.  DCL Finishes a Nine-Year Odyssey  In 2016, Disney Cruise Line (DCL) announced plans to […]

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