Disney Increases Food Prices Again

Walt Disney World has performed its annual batch of food price increases again. Let’s talk about how this will impact your next trip. Pandemic Pricing Is a Thing I’ve ordered the same meal at Five Guys for the past several years. Unfortunately, it costs about 35 percent or $10 more than in 2017. I can […]

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Two New Toy Story Land Play Sets Are Coming

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will add two new Play Sets at Toy Story Land. Also, some wonderful character greetings are returning to the parks. We’ve overflowing with good news in the latest DVC update! Enhancements Coming to Toy Story Land At the start of 2022, I discussed the arrival of several new park attractions. One of […]

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People Really Want That Figment Popcorn Bucket

After only a few days, the 2022 International Festival of the Arts already qualifies as the most headline-generating event to date. EPCOT hosted this event for the first time in 2017. Somehow, the sixth iteration of this festival has gained more attention than any previous one. What’s the big deal this time? I cannot believe […]

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A Few Things We All Miss at Disney

The Walt Disney Company spent the body of 2020 and 2021 reopening beloved attractions and amenities. Most of what we adore at Walt Disney has returned, but some features aren’t back yet. In fact, we wonder whether some of them are coming back at all. Today, I’m going to list a few things I hope […]

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DVC Direct Ownership Prices Going Up. Again.

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. The Disney Vacation Club is raising the price of direct purchase for several sold-out DVC resorts. Yup, it’s true. Here’s what you need to know. Four More Price Increases Starting on January 20th – yes, next week – four DVC properties will go up in cost again. […]

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Ratatouille Makes a Big Change

The next time you visit EPCOT, you’ll have a much better chance of riding Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure. Also, we have an interesting change at an All-Star Resort to discuss in today’s DVC update. Ratatouille Switches to Standby In late September, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Disney’s Hollywood Studios dropped its Boarding Group system. […]

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The Night the Lights Went Out at Disney

Guests at the Polynesian this week will have plenty of stories to tell their friends. They’re having quite the strange vacation. Allow me to explain. Power Outage A few nights ago, I read a social media post that swore the power was out at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. The same individual claimed that the Transportation […]

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DVC Resale Average Sales Prices for December 2021

This article features the average sales price of contracts categorized by resort and month sold from December 2020 through December 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): December ’21

DVC Exercises Right of First Refusal (ROFR) In 2021, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 579 Disney Vacation Club (DVC) contracts. DVC Resale Market (DVCRM) sold 4,441 contracts in 2021, resulting in a 13.0% buyback rate (Contracts Bought Back in 2021/Contracts Sold in 2021). The 2021 waiver rate finished at 87.0%. Key […]

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DVC Questions We Will Need Answered in 2022

As we enter 2022, Disney Vacation Club fans are wondering about many unknowns.  The Walt Disney Company hasn’t acted as transparently with its announcements lately. So, we’re all left guessing about some significant issues. Here are some DVC questions we will need to be answered in 2022.  When Will the Disney Dining Plan Return? During […]

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