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Price of One-Time Use Points Lowered, Candlelight Processional Narrators announced
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Shannon, Peter, and Sue share the unusual news that Disney Vacation Club has lowered the price of one-time use points for Members. Boat service between Magic Kingdoms resorts has resumed. Members can stop by DVC kiosks in resorts and some park locations to receive a collectible coin. Permits have been filed for DVC to begin construction of The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort – A Disney Vacation Club Resort. Celebrity narrators for EPCOT's Candlelight Procession have been announced, with the addition of some new narrators this year. N124

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Price of one-time use points lowered

In an unusual move, Disney Vacation Club lowered the price of one-time used points, from $22 per point to $20 per point. In February, DVC raised the price from $19 to $22. 

One-time use points are designed for members who are short on points to be able to book beyond their annual allotment. A maximum of 24 points can be purchased per use year and have to be purchased through members services. Points cannot be refunded, banked, borrowed, or transferred, and must be used in the use year purchased. They also can only be used for 7-month bookings. 

Source: Disney Vacation Club website, DVC News

Boat service between Contemporary and Wilderness Lodge set to return

Beginning October 1st, watercraft service between Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground will resume. Boats displaying a blue flag will follow this route throughout the day, visiting all three docks in rotation. This transportation is in addition to the red flag boats, which provide direct service from Wilderness Lodge to the Magic Kingdom. 

While not a critical route, many guests enjoyed the ability to go directly between resorts to access additional restaurants and activities. 

Source: DVC News

DVC member collectable coin available

A new free souvenir for Disney Vacation Club members has become available. Members can stop by member kiosks at DVC resorts and some park locations to receive a collectable coin. The coin shows the DVC logo on one side and symbols of the various resorts on the other.  It is not known how long this coin will be available or if it is available at all DVC locations across property.  

Source: DVC News

Permits filed for the Cabins at Fort Wilderness 

On September 19th, Disney filed a notice of commencement to begin construction on the 365 cabins at The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort – A Disney Vacation Club Resort. Permit shows to extend through May of 2025. It is expected that the construction will start shortly and that the cabins will be constructed off site and then moved into place on the existing pads. It is not known if the replacement will take place in stages with the new cabins opening to replace the ones that closed. 

Source:  DVC News

Candlelight Processional Celebrity Narrators named

With more details released about EPCOT's Festival of the Holidays, the Candlelight Processional celebrity narrators have been announced, and there’s a lot of new names along with some familiar ones. 

Dining packages will be available to book October 17.

  • Chrissy Metz (NEW): Nov. 24-25
  • Luis Fonsi (NEW): Nov. 26-27
  • Ann-Margret (NEW): Nov. 28-29
  • Simu Liu: Nov. 30-Dec. 2
  • John Stamos: Dec. 3-5
  • Neil Patrick Harris: Dec. 6-8
  • Marlee Matlin: Dec. 9-11
  • Brendan Fraser (NEW): Dec. 12-14
  • Eva Longoria (NEW): Dec. 15-16
  • Joey McIntyre (NEW): Dec. 17-18
  • Sterling K. Brown (NEW): Dec. 19-20
  • Jordan Fisher (NEW): Dec. 21-23
  • Steven Curtis Chapman: Dec. 24-26
  • Audra McDonald (NEW): Dec. 27-28
  • Lisa Ling: Dec. 29-30

Source:  Disney Parks Blog



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