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  1. RNCollins

    Would You Work for Nothing at Disney? 10,000 Superfans Applied

    Would You Work for Nothing at Disney? 10,000 Superfans Applied https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/travel/disney-parks-moms-panel.html By Tariro Mzezewa / Travel / The New York Times / nytimes.com / Jan. 8, 2020 “At 7:30 in the morning on a recent Saturday, 14 people gathered on the 10th floor...
  2. Tank

    Holiday Inn Vacation Club Orange Lake Nice revue

    Nice review on Orange Lake in Kissemee. This is a Holiday Inn Vacation Club resort. Gives a nice insight of the resort of what it has to offer https://www.canadiantraveller.com/A-Kissimmee-Resort-that-Promises-a-Real-Vacation-for-Parents-Too Dave
  3. TravelTime

    Where to Advertise DVC Rentals

    I had to cancel some reservations due to illness so I have a bunch of points in holding. This means I can only book 60 days out. At 60 days out, there is little availability for consecutive nights. However, I was able to book 4 reservations for early February for 3 to 5 days each at Boulder...
  4. RNCollins

    Disney unveils details about Star Wars hotel

    Disney unveils details about Star Wars hotel https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Disney-unveils-details-about-Star-Wars-hotel By Jamie Biesiada / Hotel / Travel Weekly / travelweekly.com / Dec 04, 2019 “ORLANDO -- Disney's Star Wars-themed hotel, Star Wars: Galactic...
  5. L

    FREE Vacation Village at Parkway Timeshare in Kissimmee, FL

    I have an RCI Vacation Village at Parkway deeded timeshare that I can't use. My loss is your gain! Week #5, Unit #12704, every other even year use. 74,000 RCI points every other year, with additional 74,000 points that expire April 30, 2020. RCI membership paid until April 30, 2021...
  6. RNCollins

    Disney reveals more details of upcoming Skyliner

    Disney reveals more details of upcoming Skyliner https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Disney-reveals-more-details-of-upcoming-Skyliner By Jamie Biesiada / USA / Travel Weekly / travelweekly.com / Sep 17, 2019 “When the new Disney Skyliner opens at Walt Disney World Resort later...
  7. RNCollins

    Stay in bed, Disney fans: Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets

    Stay in bed, Disney fans: Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/2019/08/19/walt-disney-world-now-offers-discounted-mid-day-tickets/2052185001/ By David Oliver / Travel / USA TODAY / usatoday.com / Aug 19, 2019 “A dream is a...
  8. K

    Booking Disney Resort w/ RCI points

    I’ve been reading through as many threads as I could find about this, but posting so I can get a direct answer. We have RCI points (total of 41 points) and wanting to book at a Disney World resort in Sept 2020 or Jan 2021. I’ve read it’s most likely we would get SSR if anything, which is 45...
  9. TravelTime

    Disney confirms plans for grand floridian to magic kingdom walkway

    This is great news and will make VGF points even more valuable. The Mouse never ceases to surprise me. I am excited! https://dvcinfo.com/forum/threads/disney-confirms-plans-for-grand-floridian-to-magic-kingdom-walkway.15152/ How these walking distances compare to others throughout Walt Disney...
  10. RNCollins

    Disney to debut gondola shuttle system in Orlando

    Disney to debut gondola shuttle system in Orlando https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Disney-to-debut-gondola-shuttle-system-in-Orlando By Jamie Biesiada / Hotels / Travel Weekly / travelweekly.com / Jul 15, 2019 “Walt Disney World Resort's Skyliner, a gondola system...
  11. DoorCountyGirl

    Sheraton Vistana Resort 2BR/2ba for TODAY

    Any established TUGGER: I must leave Orlando. UPDATED MONDAY AT MIDNIGHT You can have the remainder of my 2br/2ba Sheraton Vistana Resort right now. Stay thru Friday at 10am. I’ll pay it forward and leave your keys at the front desk as my guest! First come, first served. Message me on here. By...
  12. RNCollins

    Disneyland may utilize virtual queue for Galaxy's Edge

    Disneyland may utilize virtual queue for Galaxy's Edge https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Disneyland-may-utilize-virtual-queue-for-Star-Wars-Galaxy-Edge By Jamie Biesiada / Travel Weekly / travelweekly.com / Jun 20, 2019 “On June 24, guests at Disneyland Park in Anaheim...
  13. C

    Wyndham Bonnet Creek

    Wanted Wyndham Bonnet Creek 1 bedroom or studio from June 21-23
  14. TravelTime

    Articcle: Why I purchased DVC direct AND resale

    https://dvcfan.com/2019/05/10/why-i-purchased-direct-and-resale/?utm_source=The+DIS&utm_campaign=f97bff00de-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_01606ee371-f97bff00de-9552973 This writer talks about his strategy and rationale as to why he purchased a combination of direct and resale...
  15. RNCollins

    Tasting menu at Disney Springs' Jaleo is like a theme park for foodies

    Tasting menu at Disney Springs' Jaleo is like a theme park for foodies https://www.travelweekly.com/North-America-Travel/Insights/Tasting-menu-at-Disney-Springs-Jaleo-is-like-a-theme-park-for-foodies By Holly V. Kapherr / Insight / Travel Weekly / travelweekly.com / Apr 18, 2019 “Orlando's...
  16. RNCollins

    Disney adds more After Hours dates to park schedule

    Disney adds more After Hours dates to park schedule https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Disney-adds-more-After-Hours-dates-to-schedule By Jamie Biesiada / Hotels / Travel Weekly / travelweekly.com / Mar 28, 2019 “The 30th anniversary of Disney's Hollywood Studios on May 1 and...
  17. RNCollins

    Disney bans mega strollers and smoking in parks

    Disney bans mega strollers and smoking in parks https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Disney-bans-mega-strollers-and-smoking-in-parks By Jamie Biesiada / Hotels / Travel Weekly / travelweekly.com / Mar 28, 2019 “Disney is banning smoking and large strollers from its theme parks...
  18. G

    Still looking for a 2 or 3 bedroom in the Orlando Area 1 night 3/29

    Still looking for a 2 or 3 bedroom in the Orlando Area for 1 night check in on 03/29 check out 03/30
  19. tahoeJoe

    Disney Dining Plan for RCI trades

    I was reviewing the Disney World web-site regarding Disney Dining Plans and it appears ambiguous if people who trade into a Disney resort via RCi can buy the dining plan. Does anyone know if Disney dining plan is available to traders.
  20. D

    REDUCED--Disney Orlando, Large 2BD 2BA Lock-out, Mar 31-Apr 7

    $800 for the week! This is for rental of a large 2-bedroom lock-out suite for up to 8 people, at Vacation Village at Parkway, Kissimmee, FL. The suite (2 individual 1-bedroom 1-bath units totaling 1500 sq.ft.) includes 1 king bed, 1 queen bed, 2 sofa sleepers and sleeps up to 8. Suites are...
  21. T

    Looking for 1BR Orlando/Buena Vista Disney Area. March 23-April 02

    Looking for 1BR Orlando/Buena Vista Disney Area. March 23-April 02 Open to any availability. Thanks!
  22. D

    Vacation Village at Parkway, 1-Bed, Sleeps 4, 3/31 - 4/7/2019

    This is for rental of the smaller 1-bedroom unit of a lock-off, for up to 4 people (queen bed, sofa sleeper, washer/dryer in unit, kitchen without oven or dishwasher, and many amenities, at Vacation Village at Parkway, Kissimmee, FL. Rent for $575 for the week! Also available is the large...
  23. D

    Vacation Village at Parkway, Lg 1-Bed, Sleeps 4, 3/31 - 4/7/2019

    This is for rental of the large 1-bedroom unit of a lock-off, for up to 4 people (king bed, sofa sleeper, washer/dryer in unit, full kitchen, and many amenities), at Vacation Village at Parkway, Kissimmee, FL. Rent for $700 for the week! Also available is the small 1-bedroom unit for up to 4...
  24. RNCollins

    The best places to eat at Disney, according to Wolfgang Puck

    The best places to eat at Disney, according to Wolfgang Puck Chef Puck's picks, from dim sum to Dole Whip https://www.10best.com/interests/food-travel/the-best-restaurants-at-disney-according-to-wolfgang-puck/ By A.D. Thompson, Orlando Local Expert / Food and Travel / 10 Best / USA Today /...
  25. P

    Kissimmee/Lake Buena vista area rental wanted 2/22/19-3/1/19

    Looking for a rental for February 22-March 1st for our family of 4 near greater Lake Buena Vista area. Thanks
  26. GigiPup

    Need last minute Orlando/Disney Rental Feb 15-19/20th (will pay full week)

    Hi. Wanting to do a last minute Disney trip. 2 adults 2 kids (sleep 4). Looking for a week that will cover the 15th-19th or 15-20th of February. Willing to pay to entire week of use or specified days if allowed. Thanks!
  27. TravelTime

    Guide to Grand Floridian

    Nice post about the development of Grand Floridian. https://www.dvcresalemarket.com/blog/guide-to-disneys-grand-floridian-resort-spa/
  28. TravelTime

    Disney’s Riviera Resort Update [merged]

    MEMBER MAIL: HOT OFF THE PRESS DISNEY'S RIVIERA RESORT UPDATE Dear Disney Vacation Club® Member, Since Disney’s Riviera Resort was first announced in July 2017, our Members have continually asked to be kept informed about the newest Resort. With that in mind, we wanted you to be among the...
  29. TravelTime

    DVC Direct Price Increase

    https://www.dvcresalemarket.com/blog/anticipated-direct-price-increase-coming-january-16/ “It is being reported by DVCNews.com and DVCInfo.com that a direct price increase is coming on January 16th. Although there was never a formal announcement, which is unusual as it tends to drive selling...
  30. B

    Wyndham Bonnet Creek Feb. 15th - 19th

    I am looking for any size unit (although would prefer 2bd +) at Bonnet Creek . Checking in 2/15 and out on 2/19. We have flexibility to check in on 2/14, but would like to stay through 2/19. Thanks in advance.
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