What’s Coming to Disney World This Week

This week, Walt Disney World turns 50 years old. Disney officials would never allow this milestone to pass without acknowledgment. As such, the parks will spend the next 18 months celebrating Disney’s 50th (and 51st!) anniversary. Plenty of changes are in the offing. So, let’s talk about everything coming to Walt Disney World this week. […]

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Attraction Openings and Closings at Walt Disney World

A nightclub will return to Disney’s BoardWalk. A beloved attraction is apparently gone for good. Another will start from scratch, and Disney has torn down an old ride. We’ll take the good with the bad in the latest Disney parks update. A Closing and an Opening I know it’s been a while, but do you […]

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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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Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Just Changed Again. Here’s What Happened

Boarding Groups are dead, Mickey’s the Very Merriest, and candy stores just entered the digital age. I’ve got a LOT of park news for you today! Say Good-Bye to Boarding Groups Okay, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance fans. The day you have anticipated is coming soon. This is NOT a drill! Disney recently adjusted […]

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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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DVC Members Have Ridden Ratatouille

Lightning Lane signage has appeared at the parks. Also, an old high touch play area has finally reopened, and Boarding Groups are suddenly attainable. I’ll explain everything and also discuss the grand opening of EPCOT’s most anticipated new attraction of 2021. Lightning Lane Is Almost Here All four Walt Disney World theme parks have started […]

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Annual Passes Just Changed. Here’s What You Need to Know

During the pandemic, Disney Vacation Club members possessed the ability to renew their annual passes. However, Disney didn’t go out of its way to emphasize this ability. Instead, the company moved forward with its plan to modify the program. The same thing recently happened at Disneyland, where management introduced the Magic Key program. Today, Walt […]

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