Disney and the CDC Roll Back Some Pandemic Policies

Disney and the CDC both just delivered good news to theme park and cruises fans. Behold the happiness! Cruises Are Safe Again! Two years ago, nothing encapsulated the terrifying danger of COVID-19 more than the Diamond Princess, a “modern-day plague ship.” The catastrophic events on that vessel caused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Disney Increases Food Prices Again

Walt Disney World has performed its annual batch of food price increases again. Let’s talk about how this will impact your next trip. Pandemic Pricing Is a Thing I’ve ordered the same meal at Five Guys for the past several years. Unfortunately, it costs about 35 percent or $10 more than in 2017. I can […]

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DVC 2022 Annual Dues and Membership Card Changes

DVC just provided details about expected annual dues for 2022. Also, the company just changed its policy on membership cards. I’ll explain what you need to know in today’s DVC update. DVC Suggested Annual Dues for 2022 I recently discussed that DVC would finalize annual dues during the 2021 Condo Association Meeting next month. However, […]

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DVC Refurbs Starting, Polynesian Returning

Disney Vacation Club resorts are undergoing some changes over the next few months. Let’s talk about what you need to know. Saratoga Springs Refurb Starting Now Okay, you know how much havoc the pandemic wreaked on DVC’s 2020/2021 plans. Here’s how you know that everything’s getting back to normal. Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa […]

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April 19th DVC Update: Refurbish News, Moana’s Return, New Cruise Option and More

Hello, fellow DVC members! I’ve got a few quick updates for you that may help you with your upcoming travel plans. DVC Resort Updates A couple of Disney resort play areas are in the news this week. Vero Beach Resort’s Pirate Ship Please plan accordingly: Disney’s Vero Beach Resort plans to refurbish its water play […]

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DVC Parks and Resorts Update for March 8, 2021

Disney’s Blizzard Beach is back! Will Disneyland follow soon afterward? The answer has changed this week. I’ll explain in the latest DVC Parks and Resorts Update. Water Parks Are Back in Orlando! Over the past few days, the landscape of Orlando tourism has changed dramatically. For the first time since the start of the pandemic, […]

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DVC Parks and Resorts Update for January 25, 2021

DVC owners have plenty of stories to follow from this past week. Some resorts increased prices, while Disney provided some new offers and even an anniversary merchandise line. Also, park officials updated fans on the status of several theme park attractions. Yes, we’ve had a busy week. I’ll tell you all about it in the […]

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DVC Parks and Resorts Update for November 30th

This past week, the most famous active Imagineer announced his retirement. Also, Disney confirmed the future of transportation, and two significant park experiences return. I’ll tell you the latest in this week’s DVC Parks and Resorts Update. Joe Rohde Will Retire The start of 2021 will include an unforgettable date in Disney history. Joe Rohde, […]

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DVC Parks and Resorts Update for October 12th

I come bearing bad news in the latest DVC Parks and Resorts Update. Let’s tear off the bandage as I explain what happened. Disneyland NOT Reopening Soon Disneyland and the state of California just unfriended each other. The move seemingly came out of nowhere, as the parties had shared an amicable relationship throughout the pandemic. […]

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Disney Parks and Resorts Update for September 28th

Disney Vacation Club members finally received some good news about a resort. Meanwhile, Disneyland remains in a holding position, but the state of Florida just returned to pre-pandemic standards. Also, I’ve got a modest update on the Polynesian in the latest DVC Parks and Resorts Update. Aulani Returns Over the past few updates, I’ve discussed […]

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