My DVC Points
My DVC Points
Living the Disney Lifestyle with Sandy and Thomas
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Get ready to embark on a magical journey as we sit down with our beloved friends and core community members, Sandy and Thomas, who will share their enchanting Disney Vacation Club (DVC) backstory. Be prepared to get swept off your feet as they reminisce about their initial Disney experiences, and reveal how the magic of Disney sparked a passion that now sees them visiting Disney Parks almost every quarter. Episode 262

The awe-inspiring duo will open up about discovering the Disney Vacation Club, explaining how a rainy day encounter at a DVC desk sparked an extraordinary journey. They'll share their experiences at mesmerizing locations like Bay Lake Tower and Animal Kingdom Lodge and explain how they've maximized their points using spreadsheets to ensure unforgettable experiences. You'll also get an insider's view on their DVC membership, which has allowed them to share their Disney joy with family and friends.

Hear the couple discuss their thoughts on renting bungalows or Grand Villas and their views on adding more points to their DVC contracts. Sandy will share her exciting journey with her travel agency and her passion for helping families plan their perfect Disney trips. As an additional treat, we'll gain a unique insight into the marvelous world of Seuss Landing, where a friend of the show, McNair Wilson, was involved in the initial concept designs. Join us for a whimsical adventure to make you believe in Disney magic again!


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(0:00:00) – DVC Backstory of Sandy and Tomah
Sandy and Tomah share their DVC backstory, sparked by a 2014 Disney World trip with their four kids, now taking Disney trips almost every quarter.

(0:09:11) – Expo 67, Disney Parks, and DVC
Sandy and Tama share their DVC experience, discussing free kids' clubs, fast passes, and the value for their family.

(0:21:42) – Benefits of DVC Ownership
Sandy and Tama share their love for Vero Beach and how DVC allowed them to stay at prime locations and visit Hawaii with family and friends.

(0:33:50) – Disney Parks and DVC Appreciation
Sandy and Tama's DVC experience provides family memories, details appreciated in the parks, and activities like tea time and golf.

(0:39:06) – DVC Points and Travel Plans Discussion
Sandy and Tama discuss renting out bungalows, points for runDisney and Tokyo Disneyland, adding more points, and the pros and cons of renting points.

(0:45:33) – DVC Resale vs. Direct and Recommendations
Sandy and Tama share their DVC experiences, advice on renting points, and the importance of a great travel agent.

(0:59:10) – Seuss Landing and Imagineer Brunch
Sandy and Tama tour Seuss Landing, discussing design details, upcoming brunch at Ohana, and an exclusive Patreon event.



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