AUTHOR: Pete Werner
Disney Did the Right Thing
It’s not uncommon to hear Disney fans (myself included) criticize Disney for over-charging, nickel-and-diming, and money-grabs. Those are fair criticisms. However, we must equally be willing to point out, and praise, decisions that fly in the face of corporate self-interest. This is one of those times. Disney’s decision to close Disneyland, Disney World, and Disneyland Paris, as well … Disney Did the Right Thing
Top 5 Trending Restaurants on the DIS
Not everyone realizes that the DIS maintains a pretty extensive database of menus for virtually every quick service, table service and signature restaurant at Walt Disney World. Since I host the Disney Dining Show, I like to pay attention to what restaurants people are searching for on our site. Currently, we have an interesting list, … Top 5 Trending Restaurants on the DIS
Great Deals on Last Minute Disney Cruises!
It’s no secret that Disney Cruise Line can be expensive, and I could spend hours explaining why I feel they are worth every penny. That being said, if you’re looking to save a few of those pennies, flexibility will be key. A great way to save on a Disney cruise is to be flexible enough to … Great Deals on Last Minute Disney Cruises!
Summer Discounts Abound at Walt Disney World
Increasingly over the last few years, it seems as though the summer season is actually the best time of year (price-wise) to go to Walt Disney World, and that trend is continuing this year. It’s easy to understand why: The narrative since time immemorial has been Summer=Hot + Crowded squared. While that may be true, … Summer Discounts Abound at Walt Disney World
Selling Your Disney Vacation Club Membership
While most people love their Disney Vacation Club membership, from time to time — for any number of reasons — people do decide to sell their membership. So, what do you do if you want to sell? You have two options. The first one is to offer the contract to Disney to buy back. If they do decide … Selling Your Disney Vacation Club Membership
Disney Vacation Club: Right of First Refusal
For those purchasing a resale contract on a Disney Vacation Club property, the most dreaded part of the process is the right of first refusal. Under the agreement a DVC member signs when they join the Disney Vacation Club, Disney retains the right of first refusal over any sales of that contract. So, let’s say … Disney Vacation Club: Right of First Refusal
How Does Disney Vacation Club Membership Work?
The Disney Vacation Club is a unique approach to timeshare. Rather than purchasing a fixed week where you must travel within that week every year, DVC allows you to purchase points. You can then use those points however you want throughout the year. Different resorts and different room types will have varying point values depending … How Does Disney Vacation Club Membership Work?
What Are Disney Vacation Club Annual Dues?
Annual dues are charged at every Disney Vacation Club Resort. These dues go to pay for the maintenance and upkeep of the property and last the full term of the contract. Even after you’re done paying for your DVC membership, the dues will continue. DVC annual dues are assessed based on the number of points you have … What Are Disney Vacation Club Annual Dues?
Is It Better to Purchase Disney Vacation Club Resale or Direct Through Disney?
When trying to determine whether to purchase a Disney Vacation Club membership directly from Disney, or via a resale broker (like our official sponsor, The Timeshare Store), there are several factors to consider. Prior to March 2011, there was no difference between purchasing resale or direct. You received the same DVC member benefits regardless. There have since been a … Is It Better to Purchase Disney Vacation Club Resale or Direct Through Disney?
How Much Does Disney Vacation Club Cost?
The cost of a Disney Vacation Club membership is dependent on a few factors. Whether you purchase directly from Disney or on the resale market, you are required to pay yearly maintenance fees on your home resort. First, you have to purchase points. Unlike most timeshare offerings where you purchase a specific week, Disney gives … How Much Does Disney Vacation Club Cost?