1. N

    Some questions for any Canadian DVC owners out there

    I posted this quesiton on DVC Purchasing and got no love. So I'm putting the same question here for my fellow Canadians. We are currently researching buying into DVC. For a trial run we are renting points for a stay later in the year and we've considered buy in because our kids are little and...
  2. R

    Help me Decide - Renting DVC in August

    My wife and I are thinking about renting points for a trip this August (I know we're under 7 months) and we're debating about where to stay with our 9 and 5 year olds. We are looking at studios and planning on 9 nights. We have previously stayed at CSR and rented at OKW. The kids love to swim...
  3. S

    Renting for 2021

    Hey guys! My wife and I are looking to head to WDW in early 2021 and I recently sent a reservation request (it’s a tad early but they will hold it). However, upon sending my receipt, they also informed me of potential point shortages. I want to make sure I do my due diligence in reserving a room...
  4. M

    DVC Lounges

    Hello all, my first post so it's certainly exciting, I hope I word this correctly. If I was to purchase a DVC contract via resale, will those points suffice with getting me into Top of the World and/or the DVC Lounge at Epcot? Thanks in advance,
  5. K

    End of Contract Schedule

    Hi all, I've searched a bit on here and cannot find a schedule for each resort's "end of contact" year. For example, OKW ends in 2042 etc... Any help would be appreciated!
  6. G

    Is Buying into DVC While You're Young a Good Investment?

    Hi All! My fiance and I just returned from our first Disney vacation together (his first, not mine) and we went on a DVC tour at the Riviera resort. He has since become a "Disney person" and we have been seriously considering buying in to DVC while the points are in a decent price point. We...
  7. S

    Travelling with a child who has server anxiety

    Hi so my parents and I have travelled to WDW a lot when I was growing up. My husband has been once we are planning to take my daughter who will be 3.5yr next Yr in Sept when we go for 3 weeks. We may also have a baby with us when we go (still working timings out) She has recently been...
  8. S

    DVC Rental and Annual Pass

    Hello all! I will be renting DVC for 12 days in January 2021. We are planning to buy annual passes. With this said, I have two questions. First, how far in advance should/can I buy the annual passes before activation? Second, based on our DVC rental (for 12 days) and having annual passes (which...
  9. Y

    Using dvc points on Disney Cruise

    We bought direct last time now thinking about adding more points or buying resale this time. I understand booking Disney Cruise Line isn't the best use of points but don't understand why almost everyone is suggesting against it. Reading the point charts for 2020 Alaska Cruise, I see 223-235...
  10. D

    Newbie Canuck trying to figure DVC stuff out

    Hi friends, I am a BC mom with kids (5 and 8) and I want to do as much Disney time as we can before they are grown and gone...so in my hunt for ways to make it affordable (ha ha ha), I’ve learned about DVC rentals. It seems the biggest issue with DVC is booking/getting your travel dates? I...
  11. P

    Just stayed at FOUR different DVC hotels in a week. Some thoughts - Grand Floridian edition

    Hey all - so we just stayed at four different DVC hotels in a week from 12/13-12/20. I definitely have a lot of thoughts on these for sure, as they were all my first experience staying at them. 1. Animal Kingdom Lodge (1 BR - Kidani) 2. Polynesian (Studio) 3. Old Key West (1 BR - Home resort)...
  12. J

    A DVC Member Involved; The Walt Disney World Employees Behind Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck Say Guests Groped Them

    So I came across this story whilst scrolling Google for Walt Disney World news and found this. Essentially, the purpose of this thread is because I wanted to get your opinion on the incidents - should Disney just give his money back and ban him for life. "It began innocently when a 36-year-old...
  13. S

    Just bought into Rivera DVC, thinking of cancelling and buying non-direct.

    On a cruise got caught up into buying into DVC for 250 points at Riviera. Just got home and after doing some research most likely will cancel and look into buying non direct. We have unique situation as well. We like to go to Disney every couple of years, BUT we live close to Galveston so...
  14. jriveiro724

    DVC Split-Stay & ADRs

    Hello, Disney Friends! We have two consecutive reservations with points at Bay Lake Tower (5 nights & 2 nights) and was wondering how that worked for ADRs for the last day of our trip. We wanted to make an ADR for the last day at California Grill and wanted to take advantage of booking...
  15. arrrroooooo

    Availability of 2BR units across DVC

    How hard are the dedicated 2BR units to book across DVC at both the 11 and 7 month mark? I know it really depends on the date and resort, of course, but not sure if there are some usable general-purpose answers... It sounds like studios are always challenging to land, but are 2BR the same? If...
  16. Smallywood1

    DVC Rentals

    Hey everyone! Ive been working on booking our honeymoon trip, and I keep getting tempted to use one of the DVC rental web pages. A few of them are showing a cheaper cost for staying with the rental than any of the value resorts on the main page. Has anyone used any of the rental websites? Were...
  17. jriveiro724

    DVC Website Sign-In Loop

    Hello! I am having a problem with signing into my DVC account. It keeps asking me to re-sign in and it's an endless loop. I have tried Chrome, Firefox, and Edge and it does the same thing. I have turned off all add blockers, gone in incognito mode, etc. and nothing seems to work. Has anyone...
  18. bvolek86

    Booking Strategy

    Hi all. I'm hoping you more experienced DVC'ers can help me out. Our 7th month window starts on Monday and I'm wondering the best way to go about doing the following.... We are planning our trip for check in June 24, 2020; check out July 1, 2020. Ideally we would like to be at Jambo House for...
  19. Silly23

    Better investment DVC or Disney stock?

    That thought popped into mind when it hit me how much Im spending to purchase DVC. I am clueless when it comes to day trading and buying stocks and let my expert retirement lady handle all of that stock stuff. And if I asked her id bet dollars to donuts that shed say buy the stocks. The way...
  20. A

    First time DVC renter looking for advice

    Hi all, First time posting here but I've been reading through the forums for several years while planning various trips. This time around, I've decided to try renting points through a broker for 4 nights in a studio in September 2020. Looking at a BWV pool/garden view during F&W, I had a...


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