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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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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Recent Park Changes That Are Here to Stay

We’ve entered the final week of 2021, which means we’re looking back as we prepare to move forward.  For Disney fans, the past 18 months have come with plenty of confusion as longstanding policies suddenly collapsed.  Then, new ones arrived, and nobody’s quite sure which ones are temporary vs. permanent.  So, let’s talk about the […]

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Holiday Week News and Notes

Happy holidays, everyone! I hope that you’re among loved ones and savoring the best moments in life! Alas, Disney news never stops. So, I’ve got a few updates to provide you a distraction in between eggnog and gift wrapping. A Disney Genie+ Surprise This week, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade at Magic Kingdom has […]

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Disney Wins in Court and One Ride Drops Its Virtual Queue

Disney just won in court, changed the rules for a new ride, and brought back some character meetings at the parks. Here’s what’s going on. One Less Boarding Group WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure only opened a few months ago. On June 4th, social media was awash with images of mobs trying to enter Avengers […]

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Space 220 and Drawn to Life Open While Something Stays Closed

NBA Experience is dead, while Space 220 and Drawn to Life are finally ready to live. Here are some Disney updates you should know. What’s the Opposite of Surprised? When Disney killed DisneyQuest, some deemed the decision merciful. After all, the place got pretty run down those last few years. I say that as one […]

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Walt Disney World Resort Amenities Returning Soon

October continues to signify the magic date for Walt Disney World guests, as something else good is happening on that date. Yes, you’ll get to spend more time at theme parks than guests who aren’t staying at official Disney resorts. I’ll explain that, talk about the reopening of a beloved restaurant, and discuss some exciting […]

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DVC Member Planning for FastPasses and Extra Magic Hours at Hollywood Studios

As a member of the Disney Vacation Club (DVC), you’ve visited all of the theme parks at Walt Disney World, right? You likely have a strategy for how to navigate all four gates. What happens when Disney mucks up those plans with new rules, though? Let’s evaluate how DVC members should approach Disney’s Hollywood Studios […]

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