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027 Debbie Ely Member at Disney

027 Debbie Ely Member at Disney's Polynesian Villas and Bungalows and Proprietor of Vacation Club Loans

In Episode 027, we meet Debbie Ely who is not only our DVC neighbor but she also a timeshare industry insider. Debbie has worked in the timeshare industry for 20+ years and is a proud member of the Disney Vacation Club. We learn about her buying into DVC and her biggest regret as a DVC member. Hint! It's not, “I should have bought sooner.” We also learn about the history of Vacation Club Loans and how they may be of service to our fellow members.

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025 Looking Back at a Lifetime of Disney Vacations with Jeff Jorgensen and a Tribute to Dick and Irene Jorgensen

025 Looking Back at a Lifetime of Disney Vacations with Jeff Jorgensen and a Tribute to Dick and Irene Jorgensen

Mini-interview with Jeff Jorgensen about his family's Disney experience. The conversation continues in Episode 026. Jeff described a legacy his grandparents set in motion by taking their entire family to Disneyland every year. The conversation nails the purpose of our podcast to the point where I had to break the interview into two episodes so that I could insert post-show comments.

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024 Insider Interview Melissa Mullett from David

024 Insider Interview Melissa Mullett from David's Vacation Club Rentals

In episode 024 of the My DVC Point's podcast, we're getting to know Melissa Mullett of David's Vacation Club Rental. Melissa calls (BRV) Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge home. We discuss the birth of the point rental industry and circumstances that arise that prevent members from using their points. We discuss how DVC is in a unique position in the timeshare industry in the fact that they're the #1 vacation destination in the world, they own pop culture, they own magic, and DVC members can benefit from this draw through rental and resale. We discuss member education on banking and borrowing as it related to Use Year and Disney Cruise Swaps.

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023 McNair Wilson Former Disney Imagineer Part 2: Tower of Terror, Meeting Walt, Insider Stories of Imagineering

023 McNair Wilson Former Disney Imagineer Part 2: Tower of Terror, Meeting Walt, Insider Stories of Imagineering

In episode 023 we resume the interview with Craig McNair Wilson, former Disney imagineer and recap some of the key stories of his Disney life. From meeting Walt, Claude Coats, X, Harper Goff and working with Joe Rohde on Adventure's Club and Animal Kingdom.

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022 McNair Wilson Former Disney Imagineer Part 1: History of Streetmosphere at EPCOT

022 McNair Wilson Former Disney Imagineer Part 1: History of Streetmosphere at EPCOT

Rare interview with C. McNair Wilson, former Disney Imagineer and creator or Streetmosphere, Hollywood Hotel Tower of Terror and the person who created the name Downtown Disney. McNair shares some of his favorite stories as an imagineer and takes us behind the scenes of some of the most loved attractions at Disney.

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021 Member Interview Anneliese Galczynski Owner at PVB

021 Member Interview Anneliese Galczynski Owner at PVB

In episode 021 we meet our neighbor Annelise. She has been an owner at Disney's Polynesian Villas and Bungalows since 2016. She bought into DVC after her third visit to Disney. She explains that raising a family and going to Disney took a lot of planning and saving and other life events came up.

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020 FrankenResort 2  Member Competition Armchair Imagineering New Resorts

020 FrankenResort 2 Member Competition Armchair Imagineering New Resorts

We invited four listeners in for some DVC resort armchair Imagineering. We asked them to create a resort so desirable, that a DVC member would be happy staying at this resort for the remainder of their contract. We need you to vote on their proposals. The winner will advance to the final round that will have a celebrity judge. McNair Wilson, former Disney Imagineer will be judging the final round.

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019 Member Interview Andrew Darden Owner at AKV OKW BRV & CCV

019 Member Interview Andrew Darden Owner at AKV OKW BRV & CCV

Andrew joined Disney Vacation Club in 2008 by purchasing at Animal Kingdom Villas. Shortly after buying in addonitis kicked in and the Darden family purchased a second contract from the resale market at Old Key West. Later on Disney cruises, he added on at Boulder Ridge and Copper Creek Cabins and Villas. Andrew discusses problems with multiple DVC Use Years and his “leap-frogging” solution and two vacations that are on most members bucket lists: Cascade Cabins at Copper Creek and 14 days at Aualani.

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018 Member Interview Russ Clark from DVCinfo.com Owner at SSR AUL and PVB

018 Member Interview Russ Clark from DVCinfo.com Owner at SSR AUL and PVB

Episode 018 – DVC Member Interview with Russ Clark, Owner at SSR, AUL and PVB. If you've ever used Google to search for information about DVC, you can almost bet that you have surfed over to DVCinfo.com. Google ranks the site highly for all things DVC. You've read the pages, but what do you know about the people behind the site? Join the conversation as Russ explains his DVC journey and share a lot of great tips on DVC RCI Exchanges!

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