The Ever Growing Importance of Home Resort Priority

Members have always asked me, if Disney Vacation Club keeps selling and more people join the club will that eventually make it almost impossible to get a room at the Disney Vacation Club Villas? And the answer is “no”, the same proportion of members to points will keep that from happening. As the developer, Disney […]

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The Biggest Myth About DVC Resale

Lots of misinformation exists about buying DVC contracts on the secondary market, but the biggest myth about buying resale is that you won’t be able to use your resale points in exchange for World Collection vacations. The World Collection, which is mostly made up of RCI (Resorts Condominiums International) is a collection that can be […]

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Are You Ready for the Disney Vacation Club Polynesian Villas?

There is a lot excitement coming around the corner in DVC world as the sales release of the Polynesian Villas is rumored to be as early as January for Disney Vacation Club Members. The anticipation for this resort is significant as it represents the final monorail resort for Disney Vacation Club to expand to, and […]

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The BEST DVC Resort to Own for the Network User Is…

Disney’s Saratoga Springs followed closely by Disney’s Bay Lake Tower.  But first, I should probably define a “network user”.  This would be the DVC Member who will often use a variety of different DVC Resorts and may use points to do one of the many RCI Resorts as well.  This is the member who would […]

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When I Add On Points to a Different Resort Do I Now Have Booking Priority at Both Resorts?

The answer is yes.  However, you must be careful as sometimes members will assume this means they have Home Resort Priority (HRP) with all the points at both resorts and that is not true.  For example, lets say you own 100 Points at Beach Club and then you add on 100 Points at Boardwalk.  Together […]

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Possibly the Best Disney Vacation Club Value: Concierge Level Animal Kingdom

As former Disney Vacation Club Guides we frequently get asked, where do I get the best bang for my DVC Points.  And of course the answer would be at the DVC Resorts, but at which resort would one get the best value? I would say look no further than Concierge Level Animal Kingdom.  In fact, […]

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DVC Resale Market Answers: What to do with extra DVC points?

Many Disney Vacation Club Members may laugh when they see this title as they often find themselves banking, borrowing and even joking about stealing points to go on vacations. But situations do arise when we’re asked, “I’ve got so all these points that are about to expire. What can I do?”. This question comes up […]

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How do you determine the value of Disney Vacation Club?

Simple, take the purchase price of the DVC points and divide by the number of years you will receive the points to calculate a per individual point price. Then add the cost of the Annual Dues per point to determine the total cost of buying and maintaining a Vacation Club point. Let’s use Animal Kingdom […]

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Does Disney Vacation Club make sense for Disney Cruise’s?

One of the biggest question marks for DVC value is when it comes to cruises. It’s hard to argue with value of the resorts as it can be huge, but with the cruises requiring so many points does it still make sense? Here is the math, as of June 1, 2014 the purchase price of […]

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