History of DVC the Theme Park Era

In the previous History of the Disney Vacation Club article, I discussed the unlikely series of events that led to the creation of Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa. This time, I’ll talk about DVC’s biggest year ever, 2007. Four of the resorts you love connect back to 2007. Here’s how. A Brief History of […]

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What Are the Best Resorts for DVC Villas

Sometimes, Disney Vacation Club members want to stretch out. A washer/dryer and full-sized kitchen in the hotel room would be nice as well. Thankfully, Disney designed the DVC program to accommodate all needs. Some guests are fine staying in a Tower Studio. Others prefer lots of square footage and amenities.  Presuming you fall into the […]

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What Are the Best DVC Amenities Overall?

Over the past few months, I’ve debated the best reason to visit all of DVC’s resorts. It’s a divisive topic with no right or wrong answers. Whatever you like the best is all that matters.  Still, we should acknowledge that some DVC resort options have proven so great that they’ve elevated the overall appeal of […]

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Which DVC Resorts Book the Fastest?

One of the mantras of Disney Vacation Club ownership is that you should buy where you intend to stay. We believe this philosophy because we know from experience that some of the best DVC properties can and do sell out before the seven-month window opens.  Which DVC resorts book the fastest? Let’s examine the likely […]

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What’s the Best Reasons to Visit These Five DVC Resorts?

Every Disney Vacation Club resort embodies the finest in amenities, logistics, and entertainment. Most of them are quite luxurious as well. But what’s THE best reason to visit each one? Here’s the second part of our series discussing this highly debatable topic.  Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Disney gave with both hands in […]

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What is the Transient Tax Disney Just Announced?

Disney Vacation Club officials just confirmed what many of us had suspected. The upcoming Villas at Disneyland Hotel will require a transient tax for every stay.  You likely have questions about transient taxes, especially if you’ve never stayed at Aulani. So, here’s what you need to know about this tax. What Is a Transient Tax? […]

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What DVC Members Love About Grand Californian

For Disney Vacation Club Members looking to enjoy some magic on the West Coast, one Disneyland resort stands out – Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. With only 48 total units, this resort is the smallest Disney Vacation Club property, meaning it is very highly sought after at the seven-month booking window. Its craftsman architecture […]

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Magic Key Sales Reopened as Disney100 Nears

The Disney100 event officially starts on January 27th. However, Disneyland Resort wasn’t willing to wait another week to reveal its first surprise.  Annual passes have once again gone on sale! Let’s talk about what’s happening and what you should expect during Disney100 at the Happiest Place on Earth.  Magic Keys Available for a Limited Time […]

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Best Economical DVC Resorts to Purchase: Fall 2022

At DVC Resale Market, we like to keep an economic Disney Vacation Club (DVC) Resort ranking maintained for our clients.  We started this ranking in the Fall of 2014, and this blog represents our 17th in the series: Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016,Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, […]

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Let’s Explore the West Coast Options for DVC Members

The West Coast hosts two of DVC’s finest properties, and a third is coming next year. So let’s explore the West Coast options for Disney Vacation Club members. The Grand Californian Comes with Hidden Benefits Many Disney fans don’t appreciate the history of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. To date, it’s the only Disneyland […]

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