What You Should do at Disney’s Old Key West Resort

The grand dame of Disney Vacation Club culture is Disney’s Old Key West Resort, which DVC originally named the Disney Vacation Club Resort. That says it all, really.  Everything we do today stems from the genesis of this hotel more than 30 years ago. Still, times change, and the program evolves. So, let’s say that […]

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Best Economical DVC Resorts to Purchase: Spring 2024

At The DVC Resale Market, we understand that making a DVC purchase is an investment, and finding the most economical option is crucial. That’s why we’ve created this blog to provide you with valuable insights each season. Our goal is simple: to evaluate and rank the most economical DVC purchases based on three key factors: […]

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DVC Expands ROFR Buybacks to Old Key West Resort!

Disney Vacation Club (DVC) members and prospective buyers beware: The ROFR Monster is alive and well! DVC has once again resumed its Right of First Refusal (ROFR) activities, this time focusing on Disney’s Old Key West Resort. Today alone, we’ve seen seven contracts taken back by Disney: Old Key West 2042 February Use Year 280 […]

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Where Should You Eat at Old Key West

Today, we’re continuing our detailed look into the dining options at various Disney Vacation Club resorts. We’ve finally reached the original DVC property, Disney’s Old Key West Resort, and I’m confident that many of you already know what I’m about to say.  Where should you eat at Old Key West? I’ll offer several different options, […]

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DVC History the 2010s AKA the Magic Kingdom Era

In 2009, Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort opened. In the process, the Disney Vacation Club set the stage for its next decade of resort expansion. Let’s discuss DVC in the 2010s or, as I call it, the Magic Kingdom era. DVC in the 2010s: the Grand Floridian Debuts I often say that Bay […]

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Best Economical DVC Resorts to Purchase: Fall 2023

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 18th 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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DVC Refurbishment Schedule for Fall 2023

Disney Vacation Club members, we know how you feel when your favorite resorts start the refurbishment process. On the one hand, you’re excited to learn what changes are in store. On the other, you know that construction will cause some aggravation during current visits. So, we try to keep you updated on what’s happening with […]

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Which DVC Resorts Often Have Availability

Are you an impulsive vacationer? For those of us who love the unplanned weekend getaway, the Disney Vacation Club can pose problems.  In a perfect world, DVC wants its members to book reservations well ahead of time. It helps Disney staff its properties and stock its restaurants/shops efficiently.  Sometimes, you may not decide to go […]

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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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The Best DVC Resort Studios

Disney Vacation Club members love the program because of the depth of options. You can buy as few or as many DVC Points as you like. Then, you can book a Disney trip that matches your vacation needs. For many DVC members, we either lack the points for DVC Villas or don’t want to spend […]

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