Disney's Riviera Resort
Grand Opening: December 16, 2019
Deed Expiration: Jan 31st, 2070
2020 Annual Dues per Point: $8.31
Direct Sales Summary
Direct Cost per Point: $195
Developer Incentives Available
Minimum Points for New Members: 100 Points
Minimum Points for Existing Members: 50 Points
Resale Summary as of October 2020
Average Cost per Point: $140
Resale / Direct Savings: 28.21%
Be Advised of Significant Resale Restrictions
125 Point Blue Card Premium: $5,500
Free Moonlight Mickey Bars to Break Even: 967
See listings at DVC Resale Market Listings
Our Team's Shows About Disney's Riviera Resort
DVC Members love their home resorts for a variety of reasons. Chad, Valerie, Brad, and Sandy are back to discuss the three main factors people use when picking their home resort. Some people buy them because they love the resort. Others buy specifically for the 11-month booking window advantage. Yet other members are more influenced by the financial, economic, and deed expiration dates. We believe every resort is unique, and there's something for everyone to love in DVC. Join the conversation as we discuss these three factors across all of the DVC resorts.
What resort is your favorite place to stay? Bay Lake Tower or Riviera? Which would you own? Join the conversation in Community Hall Live by My DVC Points as discuss these awesome resorts in our summer resort shootout series. Tonights hosts Chad, Roxanne, Caleb, and Brian Flock from DCL Duo.
Chad, Joe, Caleb, and Amy wrap up their discussion on Disney's Riviera Resort review series. If you're considering buying into Riviera, this is the episode series you're looking for. In the second half, our experienced members and owners discuss the laundry facility, Skyliner, Member Update tour, and Cast Member compliments. This is the final episode of the Riviera Resort Review.
In Episode 072 Chad and 3 DRR owners are coming together to provide a resort review of Disney's Riviera Resort. If you're considering buying into Riviera, this is the episode series you're looking for. In the first half, our experienced members and owners discuss room locations and requests, pools, restaurants, and recreation. This is the fifth episode in a 7 episode series on the Riviera Resort.
071 Seeing DVC as an Investment in Relationships and Family Vacations Not a Financial Investment with Brian Flock in the Disney's Riviera Resort Series
Brian and his family are new to the DVC Community, buying resale into Grand Californian in May 2019. When Disney's Riviera Resort became available for purchase, the Flock family was quick to add on points and become direct members! Brian shares with us why his family bought into Riviera as an investment in their future family vacations and without seeing it as a financial investment.
070 Skyliner, Hidden Minnies & Adult Disney Trips with Kati Swanson in the Disney Riviera Resort Owner Series
Kati Swanson, or Princess Kati, as she's known in the My DVC Points Community, has been a DVC owner since 2016. When addonitis hit, she knew she wanted to add more points at a resort that fit her high-end tastes, and Disney's Riviera Resort was that resort! Kati shares why she bought at Riviera and her love of the variety of accommodations at Walt Disney World.
Tara Gray, and her husband Jason, have been visiting Walt Disney World multiple times a year for quite a while, but could never make the leap into becoming Disney Vacation Club members. Disney’s Riviera Resort changed all that! Tara shares with us the reasons that she and Jason are now proud to call the Riviera home: location, transportation options, a 50-year contract, and the new Tower Studios.
Alicia and her husband were “bitten by the Disney bug” after bringing their two children to Walt Disney World for the first time in 2009. In 2016, they became DVC members at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows, and recently they’ve added a new home resort – Disney’s Riviera Resort! For their family, the Deluxe Studios that sleep five, proximity to Hollywood Studios, and 50-year contract length were the best aspects for Disney Vacation Club’s newest resort.
Micah Wyss is the creator of MousePerks.com, a website that pulls together the discounts for Tables in Wonderland, DVC Members, Annual Passholders, and Disney Visa cardholders! As a value-minded person, he has become quite the savvy DVC member himself, maximizing his membership through split stays and leveraging DVC Membership Extras.
This episode leads our Disney's Riviera Resort review mini-series. The Riviera Resort is one of the most controversial resorts in Disney history due to the new resale restrictions implemented with this resort. Long-time DVC members and fans of resale are concerned that the resale restrictions will significantly impact the market value of Riviera contracts. Consequently, a lot of members see Riviera as a very poor value proposition. In today's episode, we meet Micah Wyss, the founder of MousePerks.com, which is arguably the most value-driven content created by a Disney fan. Micah explains his rationale behind purchasing Riviera. We will hear from more Riviera owners in the series and end with a Riviera review episode.