Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

Do you enjoy delicious foods and immaculately structured shrubbery? How do you feel about butterfly tents? Okay, you probably only have strong opinions about food. That hasn’t stopped Disney’s Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival from becoming one of the most popular events on the Walt Disney World calendar, though. In fact, the exhibition is […]

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Wishes Fireworks Spectacular Glowing Away and More News You Need!

Welcome to the News You Need! February brought us a bunch of exciting openings and some announcements about closings that made us a little nostalgic. Let’s take a look at some of the news that will affect how you vacation at the Disney parks. Pandora Gets an Opening Date For more than five years, James Cameron […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): February ’17 Report

In the month of February, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 37 of 250 contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing 14.8% of the contracts sold.  This raises the year-to-date buy back rate to 12.2%.  Thus far, the 2017 buy back rate is more than 2.5x that of the 4.4% buy back rate […]

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DVC’s Boulder Ridge Villas and the Coming Soon Copper Creek Villas & Cabins

When is the latest Disney Vacation Club resort not the newest DVC resort? The answer is when The Walt Disney Company in its infinite wisdom chooses to repurpose an existing property’s space in order to construct new villa options. Specific to 2017, it’s when Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, a Four-Diamond award-winning resort, undoes some of the […]

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Best Reasons to Finance Your Next DVC Resale Purchase

Financing your next DVC resale points package might not be on your radar; however, paying cash up front may not be the best financial decision either once you discover reasons you may want to finance your next DVC Resale Market purchase. Why Financing May Be Preferable Having cash in hand and sending it to the […]

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Disney’s After Hours Events Return and More News You Need!

Welcome to the News You Need! January was an interesting month for Disney fans whether they owned Disney Vacation Club properties or not. Let’s take a look at some of the breaking news and news that will affect how you vacation at the Disney parks. Say Goodbye to the Cupcakes In something of a surprise occurrence, Starring […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): January ’17 Report

In the month of January, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 23 contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing roughly 9.5% of the contracts sold in that same month.  This month’s 9.5% percentage was more than double the 2016 buy back rate of 4.4%. While we don’t have any certainties on why […]

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Is it Possible to Use Your DVC Membership to Pay Your DVC Dues?

There is a strategy some Disney Vacation Club (DVC) Members have used to successfully use their Membership to not only vacation on, but also cover the cost of their annual dues.  The strategy is “doubling up” on points. How does this work? Let’s say, for example, you determine your family needs 150 points to vacation […]

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Disney 2017

2017 offers the promise of amazing changes at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. No, they aren’t quite as exciting as the ones expected to arrive in 2018, but don’t let your excitement over Star Wars Land cause you to sell Disney short this year. They’ve got some rare and exciting stuff planned. Here are all […]

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Rope Drop at Magic Kingdom Changes and More News You Need!

Welcome to the News You Need! It’s been quite a year for Disney Vacation Club Members and Disney fans alike, and there’s a lot of information you’ll need going into the new year to make the most out of your DVC Memberships or to make the best decisions about buying or selling your Disney Vacation […]

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