People Really Want That Figment Popcorn Bucket

After only a few days, the 2022 International Festival of the Arts already qualifies as the most headline-generating event to date. EPCOT hosted this event for the first time in 2017. Somehow, the sixth iteration of this festival has gained more attention than any previous one. What’s the big deal this time? I cannot believe […]

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DVC Direct Ownership Prices Going Up. Again.

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. The Disney Vacation Club is raising the price of direct purchase for several sold-out DVC resorts. Yup, it’s true. Here’s what you need to know. Four More Price Increases Starting on January 20th – yes, next week – four DVC properties will go up in cost again. […]

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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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The Jingle Cruise Holiday Overlay Is Here

Jingle Cruise is back, and we have a Gingerbread Carousel spinning at a DVC resort! Welcome to the 2021 holiday season, everyone! Holiday Decorations and Ride Overlays Are Back! Every year, Disneyland gets a head start on Walt Disney World. Haunted Mansion Holiday, the combo Halloween/Christmas overlay, goes live in August. Then, on November 1st, […]

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Attraction Openings and Closings at Walt Disney World

A nightclub will return to Disney’s BoardWalk. A beloved attraction is apparently gone for good. Another will start from scratch, and Disney has torn down an old ride. We’ll take the good with the bad in the latest Disney parks update. A Closing and an Opening I know it’s been a while, but do you […]

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DVC Updates for June 27, 2021

This past week, Disney announced that its Disney Vacation Club services will experience some downtime. Also, direct purchases have broken the $300 per point barrier at one resort, housekeeping service options have changed, and some other stuff. Let’s talk about the latest goings-on for Disney Vacation Club members. A Planned Disney Vacation Club Service Outage […]

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Ohana, Space 220, and Other Restaurants Are Coming Soon

Some of your favorite Disney restaurants are reopening soon. Also, a highly anticipated one will finally arrive this year, too. Your 2021 Disney trip just got a lot better, my friends! Let me explain why. ‘Ohana Is Back! Quick, what’s the Disney resort restaurant we all miss the most? I know that Boma – Flavors […]

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Disney Park Updates for May 23, 2021

Remember the pandemic? Well, Disney’s trying to make you forget, as the parks have removed several remnants this week. Simultaneously, some of your favorites have returned. Things are looking up in the latest Disney Parks Update! COVID-19 Park Changes Okay, Walt Disney World has changed plenty of stuff lately. Based on updated CDC guidelines, the […]

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DVC Parks and Resorts Update for March 1st, 2021

This past week, a DVC resort flooded, and another announced reopening plans. Also, Disney brought back some band music, and Disneyland Resort plotted its next moves. We have a lot to cover in the latest DVC Parks & Resorts Update! The Return of Grand Californian Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Disney will […]

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DVC Parks and Resorts Update for October 19th

We’ve got closed restaurants, delayed attraction reopenings, updated park hours, and a welcome change to the Disney Vacation Club member portal. And yes, we’ll talk about Disneyland again. The Most Important DVC Change Have you ever purchased One-Time-Use points from Disney? I struggle to remember the last year I did NOT buy the maximum amount […]

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