Recent Episodes of DVC Newscast
Shannon and Pete cover the latest news for DVC members. Annual credit card payments can now be automated via credit card. Members booking Aulani during a closure have had their points extended until Feb 28, 2021. The creepy clown has been officially removed and dismantled at Boardwalk. Minivan service has been discontinued, and they cover an update on the reopening of Disneyland.
Shannon and Pete cover an emotionally difficult episode. We're saying good-bye to many beloved cast members and yet some of them are coming back to work. Frozen Ever After and Aulani re-opens. Recreation cast members are brought back to work.
Shannon and Pete discuss the refurbishment scheduled for the Keister Coaster (affectionately known as the Creepy Clown Slide at BoardWalk), visibility to transferred and one-time use points when booking a stay, changes to park hours on weekends, and the latest news in the DVC Community.
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is canceled for 2020 due to the pandemic; however, elements will be kept and offered to regular day guest visitors at Magic Kingdom.
The Polynesian resort has a delayed opening. Disney is taking this time to apply some Moana themed refurbishments. Magic Kingdom will be offering some Fall Fun. Disney released new discounts for reservations up to Christmas eve 2020.
125 Points Required for Blue Card Direct Membership Perks, Saratoga Springs Contractor files Suit, Beach Club's Stormalong Bay Reopens
On July 16th, Disney officially announced the permanent closure of Stitch’s Great Escape, Primeval Whirl, and Rivers of Light. Two of these attractions were already nearly closed before the whole COVID crisis, but Rivers of Light came as a surprise to many.
On July 17th, the planning and building committee of the city of Anaheim recommended approving the new DVC Tower at the Disneyland Hotel. The committee published a 1,605-page document detailing the resort.
Shannon and Pete discuss news from WDW Park reopening, 30% Annual Passholder Discount, and increase in the amount of park reservations for AP holders and news on the Reflections resort.
N003 DVC Property Taxes, Jambo Update, Transportation Options Upon Reopening and Park Pass Reservation Updates
Shannon and Pete provide an update on a property tax settlement in Disney's favor that could lower DVC dues, Cirque du Soleil reopening, Jamabo availability, Transportation options when the parks reopen, and an update on the new park pass reservation system.