Five Things to Know about Disney Genie

This week represents the dawn of a new era at Walt Disney World. Disney Genie has arrived, signaling the start of the next generation of Disney theme park visits. Here are five things you need to know about Disney Genie. What Is Disney Genie? You can think of Disney Genie as the theme park equivalent […]

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Get Disney Genie+ for Free

Admittedly, we’re talking about a small number of potential qualifiers, but Disney just announced a promotion. We’ll explain how a subset of Disney fans can get Disney Genie+ for free next week. Free Is Good A couple of months ago, I posted a way to save 30 percent off a D23 Gold membership. I hope […]

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DVC Members Can Book Star Wars Hotel Today

Disney Vacation Club members and Disney annual passholders can book rooms at Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser today! We also gained some new intel on the process, including a shocker about DVC Points! The Window Has Opened Okay, you need to act fast here, especially if you forgot. Yes, you, as a DVC member or annual […]

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Disney Unveils New Contemporary & Grand Floridian DVC Rooms

Over the past few weeks, Disney dropped so much new information that it almost doubled as a denial-of-service attack with its high volume. You couldn’t possibly have kept up with everything, and you may have missed the most impacting part as a Disney Vacation Club points user. Yes, Disney showed off new rooms at two […]

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Disney Makes Three Announcements

A crazy news week at Walt Disney World just got more historic when park officials made three massive announcements. We’ve got MagicBands, a roller coaster, and an out-of-this-world hotel to discuss. Let’s get started! MagicBands Are Here to Stay When Disney introduced the MagicMobile service, DVC members wondered about the future of MagicBands. After all, […]

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Signs of Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Everywhere

Disney’s 50th anniversary is right around the corner, and the parks already show signs of this hallmark event! Let’s talk about what’s already visible! Happy Birthday, Disney! On October 1st, Walt Disney World turns 50 years old. On this momentous occasion, park officials will throw a party that lasts for 18 months. As Disney Vacation […]

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The Next Generation of EPCOT Just Started

Remember how Imagineers wanted to reinvent EPCOT for a new generation? Then, the pandemic struck, and many of those plans suffered delays. Well, we have finally reached a point where some of this stuff has either opened or will debut soon. Yes, the next generation of EPCOT just began. So let’s talk about what’s new. […]

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Annual Passes Now on Sale

After a prolonged absence, Walt Disney World has started selling annual passes again. Meanwhile, some rides are undergoing refurbishment, and new character meetings are available at the Happiest Place on Earth. Here’s what we know. Annual Passes Return I previously discussed the impending return of annual passes at Walt Disney World. As you may recall, […]

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DVC Resale Average Sales Prices for August 2021

This article features the average sales price of contracts categorized by resort and month sold from August 2020 through August 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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DVC Right of First Refusal Report (ROFR): August ’21

DVC Exercises Right of First Refusal (ROFR) Year-to-date (YTD), Disney has exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 286 Disney Vacation Club (DVC) contracts. DVC Resale Market (DVCRM) has sold 3,189, resulting in a 9.0% buy back rate (Contracts Bought Back in 2021/Contracts Sold in 2021). The 2021 waiver rate is 91.0%. Key ROFR […]

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