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.
Andy Berry from DVC Resale Market joins our monthly resale market recap report show to discuss average sales Prices, Right of First Refusal buybacks (ROFR), inventory analysis, and the impact of the Polynesian tower joining the existing condo association of Polynesian owners. Episode 273
This week’s community hall will be very informal. Chad and Sandy will be hosting and ask us anything about Disney, DVC, or Travel.