My Experience Buying A Stripped DVC Contract

Published by Jacqueline R.

When you purchase a Disney Vacation Club contract you are effectively purchasing an allotment of Vacation Points that you gain access to on a yearly basis. The key currency for DVC is Vacation Points, so most folks want access to those points right away. However, in my case I purposefully sought out a stripped contract […]

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DVC boardwalk villas with an expiration stamp on top of it

How Long Are DVC Contracts? When Does Each DVC Resort Expire?

Published by DVC Shop Editorial Team

Unlike some other vacation ownerships, Disney Vacation Club’s fifteen unique resorts are all leasehold properties. Being a leasehold means that the land on which the DVC resorts are built is leased from the owner of the land, Disney Vacation Development, Inc.  What Is A Right To Use Timeshare? In the timeshare industry this is sometimes […]

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Community Halls at Disney Vacation Club Resorts

Take Advantage of Community Halls at Disney Vacation Club Resorts

Published by Rachel Van Norman

Spending the days at the Walt Disney World parks is only one way to enjoy a Disney vacation. Guests will also want to be sure to take advantage of community halls at Disney Vacation Club resorts. These Community Halls can be found at various resorts and are packed full of activities for guests to enjoy.  […]

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Disney parking for DVC members

Do DVC Members Pay For Parking?

Published by DVC Shop Editorial Team

Just a couple of years ago, Disney decided to implement parking charges for overnight guests at their various resorts and hotels at Disney World. As one can imagine, Disney guests were not thrilled by the news of DVC parking fees. The change also caused confusion over who would and who would not be responsible for […]

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DVC Bay Lake Tower Marina

The Difference Between Selling and Renting DVC Points

Published by Jacqueline R.

Disney Vacation Club has a language all its own, and two terms that are commonly mixed up are selling and renting. DVC Shop can assist you with both! To help you contact the right staff and avoid any frustration or minor delays, it is useful to understand the difference between renting and selling. Selling Selling […]

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Old Key West was the very first Disney Vacation Club Resort (Photo: Flickr @mjurn).

What Are DVC Old Key West Extended Contracts?

Published by Emily Murray

The birth of the Disney Vacation Club coincides with the creation of Disney’s Old Key West Resort. The eighth resort property to open for guests at the Orlando parks was constructed to replicate the atmosphere of the Florida island, Key West. Key West, which lies between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, is […]

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How Many DVC Points Do I Need?

Published by Emily Murray

Walt Disney once said that he thought it was kind of fun to do the impossible. When guests join Disney Vacation Club, they open up a whole new world of possibility for their vacations. Guests who want to utilize the benefits of the Disney Vacation Club can be sorted into two groups: buyers and renters. […]

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Disney Vacation Club Sign at Saratoga Springs

Where Does Disney Get Inventory For Cash Rentals?

Published by DVC Shop Editorial Team

You may have noticed online that anyone, even non-DVC members, can book a villa at DVC resorts using cash. You may ask yourself, where does Disney get the vacation time that is used for cash rentals? There are three sources to consider when looking into the vacation time that is used to fulfill these cash […]

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Disney Vacation Club DVC Sign in World Showcase

Disney Vacation Club Returns To Pre-Covid Cancellation And Holding Policies

Published by DVC Shop Editorial Team

With the recent announcement that all Disney Vacation Club resorts will reopen by May 2, 2021, Disney Vacation Club also announced bookings will be returning to pre-COVID cancellation and holding policies starting May 1, 2021. After the pandemic, DVC implemented some changes to their policies on holding accounts as well as cancellation policies for reservations. […]

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Saratoga Springs 1 Bedroom Video Tour Featuring Bee Thaxton

Saratoga Springs 1 Bedroom (Renovated) Video Tour Featuring Bee Thaxton

Published by DVC Shop Editorial Team

Follow along as Bee Thaxton, broker for DVC Shop, takes you on a tour of a newly renovated 1 Bedroom Villa at Disney’s Saratoga Springs. Get a feel for what it’s like to buy a Disney Vacation Club (DVC) membership with a home resort at Saratoga Springs. We hope we’ve inspired you to learn more […]

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