Now that the holidays are behind us and a new year has arrived, it’s the perfect time to share our resolutions for our future Disney vacations! Join Chad, Alicia, Brad & Jake as they discuss what they’re looking forward to in 2021 at Disney. Whether it be something completely new or visiting an old favorite, there is so much excitement whenever a new year is kicked off!
We’re walking in a winter wonderland as Blizzard Beach officially has a reopening date. Join Shannon, Peter, Jake, & Vicky as they close out the inaugural year of the DVC Newscast with information on the next time you can plunge down Summit Plummet, Snow White’s Enchanted Wish, as well as some bonus content with the team’s predictions on what 2021 will look like at the Disney Parks. Here’s to a magical new year!
As we close out our last Community Hall Live for 2020, join us as we play Forced Choices – a game where you are given three choices, and you must categorize each choice into either “Talk It Up, Tune It Up, or Tear It Up.” Join Chad, Sandy, Jake, & Mary Anne as they host this fan-favorite live game show with a holiday and Christmas twist.
As a native Floridian, Rebecca Portalatin finds that her family tends to use DVC more for extended weekends than the traditional week-long vacation. We discuss buying into DVC as a Floridian and buying a direct contract at the Polynesian.
In episode 131, we get a chance to catch up with Rob and hear a trip report from a recent stay we booked for him at the Polynesian resort using donated points. People love staying in the deluxe DVC accommodations at 40-60% off DVC cash rates by renting a member’s points. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a very usual state of affairs in the DVC community. Normally, the number of people who want to rent DVC points far exceeds the number of members willing to rent out their points. However, due to the pandemic, many people cannot travel to Walt Disney World for a variety of reasons. Some international borders are closed, some have health conditions that put them at additional risks. We now have a market filled with discounted points that must be used without members or renters. Our advice has always been making an educated and informed decision about what’s best for your family. We strongly believe that renting points through DVC Rental Store is a valid option. However, due to the usual circumstances of the pandemic; they may not have a renter available. Rather than letting precious DVC points get wasted, we suggest donating points to local Orlando cast members. Friend of the show, Rob Lott was one of the first people I contacted when a member approached me with excess points.