The Next Phase of Welcome Home

The phrase, “Welcome home,” takes on an entirely new meaning this week, as The Walt Disney Company announces its next big project. Coming Soon: Storyliving by Disney The pandemic caused any number of surprising disruptions in society and corporate America. Perhaps the oddest one involves the lucrative real estate market. When the pandemic started, real […]

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What Are the Benefits of Using DVC Points?

Since Disney ended the Magical Express program, you may wonder about the remaining benefits of using DVC Points. I’m happy to tell you that extra benefits remain plentiful. Here are several huge positives that come from using DVC Points. Early Theme Park Entry The Walt Disney Company wants to reward its most loyal guests. For […]

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DVC Resale Average Sales Prices for January 2022

This article features the average sales price of contracts categorized by resort and month sold from January 2021 through January 2022 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): January ’22

DVC Exercises Right of First Refusal (ROFR) Year-to-date (YTD), Disney has exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 50 Disney Vacation Club (DVC) contracts, and DVC Resale Market (DVCRM) has sold 459, resulting in a 9.2% buyback rate (Contracts Bought Back in 2022/Contracts Sold in 2022). The 2022 waiver rate is 90.8%. Key ROFR […]

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Disney Won’t Grant Wish for Six More Weeks

No, the news didn’t happen on Groundhog Day, but it had the same effect. Disney Cruise Line just announced that the Disney Wish must wait another six weeks for its inaugural voyage. I guess the groundhog saw its shadow. Anyway, here’s why Disney cannot make its deadline for the next luxury cruise ship. The Announcement […]

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Extended Evening Hours Added at Hollywood Studios

Okay, I don’t want to get your hopes up, but Disney’s at least tinkering with an update to Extended Evening Hours. We’ll talk about that, the latest Star Wars Hotel criticism, and Disney Genie+ additions in today’s update. A Third Park? A Third Park!!! Disney Vacation Club points users adore Extended Evening Hours. This amenity […]

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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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Two New Toy Story Land Play Sets Are Coming

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will add two new Play Sets at Toy Story Land. Also, some wonderful character greetings are returning to the parks. We’ve overflowing with good news in the latest DVC update! Enhancements Coming to Toy Story Land At the start of 2022, I discussed the arrival of several new park attractions. One of […]

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The Night the Lights Went Out at Disney

Guests at the Polynesian this week will have plenty of stories to tell their friends. They’re having quite the strange vacation. Allow me to explain. Power Outage A few nights ago, I read a social media post that swore the power was out at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. The same individual claimed that the Transportation […]

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DVC Resale Average Sales Prices for December 2021

This article features the average sales price of contracts categorized by resort and month sold from December 2020 through December 2021 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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