DVC Right of First Refusal Report (ROFR): March ’22

DVC Exercises Right of First Refusal (ROFR) Year-to-date (YTD), Disney has exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 244 Disney Vacation Club (DVC) contracts, and DVC Resale Market (DVCRM) has sold 1,419, resulting in a 17.2% buyback rate (Contracts Bought Back in 2022/Contracts Sold in 2022). The 2022 waiver rate is 82.8%. Key ROFR […]

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All Walt Disney World Resorts Are Back in Business

The Disney Wish has passed its first significant test! We’ll talk about that, a triumphant moment for Walt Disney World resorts, and more today. I Don’t Understand It, But It Sounds Good Folks, I won’t lie and pretend like I have any idea what a river conveyance is. Dad was in the Navy, but I’ve […]

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Disney and the CDC Roll Back Some Pandemic Policies

Disney and the CDC both just delivered good news to theme park and cruises fans. Behold the happiness! Cruises Are Safe Again! Two years ago, nothing encapsulated the terrifying danger of COVID-19 more than the Diamond Princess, a “modern-day plague ship.” The catastrophic events on that vessel caused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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DVC Raises Some Prices While the Next Resort Goes Vertical

The impending expansion at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa continues to impact pricing at other DVC resorts. Also, we’ve had some excellent DVC news this week. Here’s what happened. More Price Increases DVC officials have raised prices at three older resorts. I’ll talk numbers in a moment, but let’s talk rationale first. The Big […]

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Disney Announces Polynesian Expansion

Fellow Disney Vacation Club members, I have some phenomenal news and some heartbreaking news, all from the same resort. Yes, DVC has announced an upcoming expansion at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows. We must lose something extraordinary to make it happen, though. Disney Adds to the Polynesian Disney’s CEO and CFO both recently acknowledged that […]

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The Flower & Garden Festival Has Returned.

After two years of oddities and modifications, the 2022 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival has opened…and this time, we’re getting the real deal! Recent History On March 4th, 2020, the Flower & Garden Festival debuted. At the time, we all expected another storied run for EPCOT’s oldest festival. Alas, the following week, a basketball […]

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New Grand Floridian Contracts on Sale

The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa sold out its modest inventory in 2015. Since then, its popularity has grown as Disney Vacation Club owners have fallen in love with the place. Many of them hadn’t ever stayed there before DVC. Then, suddenly, they could exchange DVC Points for a visit. Now, they’re […]

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Walt Disney World Updates Lightning Lane and Disney Genie+

Over the past few days, Disney has changed several integral aspects of its still-new Disney Genie+ and Lightning Lane programs. Here’s what you need to know. The Changes Over the holidays, Disney removed four Lightning Lane attractions from its menu. The rides in question all switched to Disney Genie+. At the time, I stated that […]

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DVC Resale Average Sales Prices for February 2022

This article features the average sales price of contracts categorized by resort and month sold from February 2021 through February 2022 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): February ’22

DVC Exercises Right of First Refusal (ROFR) Year-to-date (YTD), Disney has exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 108 Disney Vacation Club (DVC) contracts, and DVC Resale Market (DVCRM) has sold 857, resulting in a 12.6% buyback rate (Contracts Bought Back in 2022/Contracts Sold in 2022). The 2022 waiver rate is 87.4%. Key ROFR […]

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