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Buying DVC Direct from Disney is getting even more expensive as the gap between resale and direct widens. Direct is getting more complex as we will soon have five active resorts for sale with different incentives and resale restrictions. If you have questions about buying directly, we'll share our honest opinions as one DVC member trying to help another. (See your direct guide for official answers).
Unlock the secrets of Disney Vacation Club resale and navigate the market like a pro as we sit down with Jodi Gross to analyze the current trends and price shifts you need to know. Our enlightening conversation travels through the intricacies of the right of first refusal and the stability of fan-favorite resorts, equipping you with the knowledge to make savvy decisions whether you're a seasoned DVC member or just starting. Together with Jodi, we dissect the allure of iconic properties like the Grand Californian and the unique challenges facing Vero Beach, blending personal stories with expert insights into the DVC resale landscape. From Alani's subsidized dues contracts to the booking ease at Beach Club, this episode is a treasure trove of tips, tales, and analysis that will guide you through the complexities of the DVC resale market, all while keeping you entertained and informed. Join us for a journey that will enhance your understanding and appreciation of DVC membership.
Free Mickey Bars, Rare Character Meets, and Best Food Vouchers – Disneyland's Moonlight Magic Events are the best. Join Chad, Gina, and Andy Berry from DVC Resale Market as we review this year's event at DCA.
Join us as we immerse ourselves in Sean Menzano's Disney Vacation Club (DVC) journey. A post-graduation trip kindled Sean's love for Disney, and his story unfolds with the discovery that deluxe stays, which seemed out of reach, have become a reality thanks to DVC membership. Listen in as Sean shares the pivotal moment of a win at Animal Kingdom Lodge that exposed him to the magic of deluxe experiences and how the pandemic and savvy financial choices led to purchasing a resale contract at Saratoga Springs. His narrative is a testament to the strategic thinking and exhilaration that often go hand-in-hand with embracing the DVC lifestyle. DVC Resale Market and DVC Rental Store sponsor Episode 278.
We went to Jiko, Toledo, Eet, Chefs de France, and many more recently; tune in for our dining reviews and recommendations. Hosted by Chad, Dave and Rye.
Join us on my DVC Points podcast as we welcome Dani Metzger from DVC Resale Market to examine the latest Disney Vacation Club resale trends for December 2023. Listen in as we tackle Disney's Right of First Refusal (ROFR) current patterns, where a noted decrease in buy-backs leads to a buyer-friendly market. We explore how this lull presents unique opportunities, particularly at the Grand Floridian, and offer insights into recent shifts in average sales prices, with special attention to the slight increase at Polynesian Villas and a decrease at Riviera Resort. Our discussion remains light-hearted yet informative, balancing the nuances of market analysis with the universal quest for that ‘bikini body ready' season. DVCRM
Navigating the ins and outs of DVC ownership can feel like setting sail with Captain Hook – thrilling but daunting. But fear not; during our conversation, we highlighted Justin's strategic approach to purchasing DVC resale contracts and his experience balancing the magic with financial savvy. From our initial steps at Vero Beach to the wonders of Bay Lake Tower and Saratoga Springs, we recount the tales of choosing the perfect accommodations and the bittersweet choices of managing vacation ownership. Whether you're a seasoned DVC member or dreaming of your first purchase, there's treasure to be found in our candid discussion of the DVC market's ebbs and flows.
Join us in this special episode as we welcome you home, neighbors, to an enchanting exploration of the much-anticipated DVC cabins at Fort Wilderness. We're hosting a rich discussion with Tim Krasnowski of DVC News and Pete Scheidle from DVC Newscast and dvchelp.com. Together, we unwrap the facts and share our predictions about the latest Disney Vacation Club offerings. Listen in as we consider the number of new units, debate the likelihood of Disney reserving some cabins for cash bookings, and pore over the implications of the initial DVC inventory declaration for members.
In this conversation, we also unpack the strategies and insights behind DVC ownership and vacation planning. From the space and amenities that led David's family to transition from Caribbean Beach to DVC, to the allure of exotic stays at Aulani and the grandeur of the Animal Kingdom Lodge's Jambo House suites, we explore the ins and outs of making the most out of DVC memberships. David generously shares tips on buying direct points, taking advantage of purchase incentives, and why always having a DVC vacation booked can lead to a more fulfilling experience. Whether you're a seasoned DVC member or considering taking the plunge, this episode is packed with valuable advice and heartening stories that will inspire you to craft your own Disney legacy.
We're fighting an uphill battle tonight and convincing Disney fans NOT to use the co-branded Disney Visa card. Other cards earn more rewards and have much better redemption opportunities. We'll cover why you should use a Disney Debit card to unlock perks and suggest a few better alternatives. I've recruited help from some credit card content creators to help evaluate the Disney options and suggest some alternatives. Special Guests Anthony Venture and Chad's Money Minutes.