Let’s Talk about the DVC Member Services Hotline

Like all other Disney Vacation Club members, I received an email on April 13th. It came with this headline: “Member Update: Save Time With Online Planning Tools.” That’s a strange statement, kind of like emailing someone that the best way to search for information is via Google. Of course, the email contained more information that […]

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DVC Parks and Resorts Update for January 4th, 2021

We’ve entered a new year and left the nightmare that was 2020 in the past. After just one day, 2021 had already introduced something that put a smile on the faces of Disney Vacation Club members. I’ll explain in the latest DVC Parks & Resorts Update. We Can Park Hop at Walt Disney World Again! […]

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DVC Parks and Resorts Update for December 21st

Welcome to Christmas week! Yes, 2020 is mercifully coming to a close, and we have plenty to celebrate. While you’re sipping eggnog and shaking Christmas presents to guess what you’re getting, let’s look at everything happening at Disney. Here’s the latest DVC Parks and Resorts Update. The Tide Has Turned with COVID-19 First, let me […]

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Disney Parks and Resorts Update for May 25th

Disney Springs has returned, Shanghai Disneyland is running smoothly, and we’re possibly days away from terrific news about Walt Disney World theme parks. For the first time in a couple of months, the DVC Parks and Resorts update is universally positive. News from Orlando Orange County, Florida, has become the focal point of the entire […]

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Disney Parks and Resorts Update for May 18, 2020

Shanghai Disneyland has been back in business for a week. And by the time you read this, Disney Springs might already have reopened. There’s also some interesting information coming from Walt Disney World and Disneyland, not all of it good. We do have a better idea about Disney safety measures, though. Let’s get all caught […]

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Global Disney Parks and Resorts Opening Status: May 15th

Here’s the latest global Disney Parks and Resorts reopening status update for May 15th. Shanghai Disneyland is officially open and Disney Springs is slowly making its return. Check the list of reopening timelines for the remaining Disney Parks and Resorts. Disney Park Status: Resort Locations Currently Open Is Country/State Open Walt Disney World Only accepting […]

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Disney Parks and Resorts Update: May 12th

Ladies and gentlemen, I bear good tidings. A Disney theme park is back in business! Oh, and some restaurants at Disney Springs will return in a matter of days! The latest DVC coronavirus update is easily the best one so far! Welcome to Shanghai If you watched a morning news show yesterday, you likely watched […]

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Global Disney Parks and Resorts Opening Status: May 8th

Last week, we started tracking the reopening status of all Disney parks. Over the past few days, the overall picture has improved a great deal. One Disney theme park in China will return this week. Another isn’t far away from its reopening. Also, something happened at Walt Disney World that will put a smile on […]

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Disney Parks and Resorts Update: May 4th

For weeks now, Disney Vacation Club members have wondered when the parks would reopen to the public. Over the past few days, we’ve finally received a glimpse into the next steps in a post-pandemic society. Both Disney and California have released updated guidelines that detail how businesses should progress. I’ll describe everything you need to […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal Report (ROFR): April ’20 Report

Year-to-date (YTD), Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 62 Disney Vacation Club (DVC) contracts, and DVC Resale Market (DVCRM) sold 1,247, resulting in a 5% buy back rate (Contracts Bought Back in 2020/Contracts Sold in 2020). The 2020 waiver rate was 95%. Buy Backs Come to a Screeching Halt DVCRM had zero […]

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