DVC Resorts with the Best Logistics

Let’s admit the truth. Nobody likes riding the buses at Disney theme parks. They’re mercurial at best and infuriating at worst. You simply cannot count on the buses in a do-or-die situation. Of course, that’s a problem now that you’re paying for Disney Genie+ and Lightning Lane reservations. So, you should start getting ahead of […]

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The Next Phase of Welcome Home

The phrase, “Welcome home,” takes on an entirely new meaning this week, as The Walt Disney Company announces its next big project. Coming Soon: Storyliving by Disney The pandemic caused any number of surprising disruptions in society and corporate America. Perhaps the oddest one involves the lucrative real estate market. When the pandemic started, real […]

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Lightning Lane Is a Huge Success

Last week, The Walt Disney Company performed its scheduled fiscal earnings report for the first quarter of 2022. If you watched the stock immediately afterward, you know the results. Disney crushed it across the board, especially at the parks. In fact, Disney’s vaunted parks division reported its second-best quarter ever! During the accompanying earnings call, […]

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Disney Parks Drop Face Mask Requirements

Walt Disney World just updated its face-covering rules again…and you’re gonna like the news! Here’s what just happened. The New Rules Okay, let’s start with the headline. Walt Disney World has ended its indoor face mask requirement for vaccinated guests. Disney still expects unvaccinated park visitors to wear face masks for their own protection. Enforcement […]

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California Dropping Mask Requirement. Is Disneyland Next?

California is ending its indoor mask mandate. Is Disneyland Resort next? We’ll discuss what’s in play along with other developments at the Happiest Place on Earth. California Changing Mask Requirements Much can change in a few weeks. At the start of 2022, the Omicron outbreak had devastated many of the country’s most populated areas. Los […]

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What Are the Benefits of Using DVC Points?

Since Disney ended the Magical Express program, you may wonder about the remaining benefits of using DVC Points. I’m happy to tell you that extra benefits remain plentiful. Here are several huge positives that come from using DVC Points. Early Theme Park Entry The Walt Disney Company wants to reward its most loyal guests. For […]

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DVC Resale Average Sales Prices for January 2022

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

DVC Exercises Right of First Refusal (ROFR) Year-to-date (YTD), Disney has exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 50 Disney Vacation Club (DVC) contracts, and DVC Resale Market (DVCRM) has sold 459, resulting in a 9.2% buyback rate (Contracts Bought Back in 2022/Contracts Sold in 2022). The 2022 waiver rate is 90.8%. Key ROFR […]

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Disney Won’t Grant Wish for Six More Weeks

No, the news didn’t happen on Groundhog Day, but it had the same effect. Disney Cruise Line just announced that the Disney Wish must wait another six weeks for its inaugural voyage. I guess the groundhog saw its shadow. Anyway, here’s why Disney cannot make its deadline for the next luxury cruise ship. The Announcement […]

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Extended Evening Hours Added at Hollywood Studios

Okay, I don’t want to get your hopes up, but Disney’s at least tinkering with an update to Extended Evening Hours. We’ll talk about that, the latest Star Wars Hotel criticism, and Disney Genie+ additions in today’s update. A Third Park? A Third Park!!! Disney Vacation Club points users adore Extended Evening Hours. This amenity […]

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