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  1. simpsontruckdriver

    Legendary composer has died

    Richard Sherman, who with his late brother Robert Sherman, created so many iconic songs for Disney movies, died yesterday essentially of old age. His music:
  2. simpsontruckdriver

    Disney pin trading is back!

    I thought about putting this in the Florida Timesharing forum, but since Disney has theme parks around the world, the Lounge is probably better. Anyway, this month, Disney is now allowing PIN TRADING! Many Cast Members are now doing it, you can buy new ones at many shops at Disney parks as well...
  3. D

    Free Westgate Vacation Villas – Kissimmee Florida

    This timeshare is being offered for free. Westgate Vacation Villas located in Kissimmee Florida. This villa is only a 10 minute drive to Disney World. Please check out all that this beautiful resort has to offer...
  4. B

    WANTED- Orlando area March 15-21

    Looking for a Rental in the Orlando area for March 15th or 16th-21st (5 nights). 1 or 2 bedroom. Please let me know if you have something available! Thank you!!
  5. wballoni

    DVC options for a MVC week owner

    I'm curious, what are the options for an owner of a good, enrolled, MGO week that wants to stay at a Disney World DVC property? Are there any ways to get into a DVC property with a Marriott week? I'm assuming Interval International (II) might provide options here. Does exchanging the week for...
  6. simpsontruckdriver

    If you haven't shed a tear watching a video, you will...

    Disney premiered this short on Disney+ a couple months ago, now they moved it to YouTube! The man in the red shirt in the opening part died during post-production, so it's equally heart-felt. And plenty of "Easter Eggs". The Robin Williams' Genie part came from the hours of his bits that did not...
  7. 4

    Hilton Grand Vacation Club HGVC - Anaheim Disneyland

    So, I stayed recently for conference at this location as a Diamond Member and had an upgrade to the 10th floor Disneyland View. Wife was less than impressed with the view... they spoke of Fireworks... Not so much The Hilton Anaheim 777 W Convention Way, Anaheim, CA The room has a nice sitting...
  8. K

    Orlando July 20 to July 24

    Looking for a 1bd or 2bd in Orlando for July 20 through July 24. Prefer Marriott, Sheraton, or Hilton.
  9. T

    Disney World Hasn’t Felt This Empty in Years

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/disney-world-crowds-universal-studios-florida-36b0a579?mod=hp_lead_pos7 Visitors to Disney theme parks this summer are encountering something they haven’t seen in a while: elbow room. Travel analysts and advisers say traffic to Disney’s U.S. parks, and some rival...
  10. B

    March 31-April 7 Orlando - Sheraton Vistana Resort

    7 nights - $550.00 Friday March 31 to Friday April 7 Sheraton Vistana Resort At the last minute, we are unable to use our timeshare. It is a beautiful and self-contained resort. You could spend the week on the premises and have a great time with many activities, pools, etc. or go to the parks...
  11. J

    Rental Needed-Orlando-April 7th-April 14th (Dates are flexible if needed)

    I'm looking for a rental in Orlando (Preference April 7-14), dates can be flexible if needed. I prefer at least two bedrooms as we are a family of 4. If you have other rentals available in Florida, please let me know.
  12. R

    June 5-12 Two Suite Lockoff Vacation Village Parkway

    June 5-12 Vacation Village at Parkway Orlando/Kissimmee Two Bedroom Lockoff - Both Suites A and B $800 rental for the week Beautiful resort with multiple pools and amenities. Conveniently located near Theme Parks and Orlando attractions.
  13. RNCollins

    Disney Animation’s Art Brought Color to World War II

    Disney Animation’s Art Brought Color to World War II https://www.flyingmag.com/disney-animations-art-brought-color-to-world-war-ii/ Photo: The "Ruptured Duck," a B-25 Mitchell bomber that was flown during the Doolittle Raid in 1942. Photo courtesy of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base /...
  14. Schmaltby

    Orlando/Disney April Vacation - Vacation Village at Parkway April 9-16 1BR/1BA sleeps 4

    Spend April Vacation at Disney. Asking $700 for the 1BR/1BA unit. Sleeps 4 privately. Only $100 per night!!
  15. K

    Wanted: Orlando, FL 1 BD Feb 27 - March 4

    Looking for 1 BD during the week of Feb27 - March 4. Could potentially do +/-2days at end. Marriott / Hilton preferred
  16. K

    Wanted: Florida Marriott, Hilton, or Hyatt 12/12-12/23

    Looking for a beach resort or Orlando / Tampa FL Any combination of dates from 12/12-12/23 would work Prefer 1 bed Thanks
  17. RNCollins

    Your Day at Disney Theme Parks Is About to Change in a Big Way

    Your Day at Disney Theme Parks Is About to Change in a Big Way https://www.fodors.com/news/news/your-day-at-disney-theme-parks-is-about-to-change-in-a-big-way
  18. B

    Program Comparison Table: DVC to Hilton Grand Vacations

    Hello, all. I'm a first-time thread contributor- be gentle ;-) There may not be a lot of people who own at DVC but might be thinking about buying into Hilton's timeshare program (Hilton Grand Vacations). In case you might be - or are just interested in how the programs compare - I'm sharing a...
  19. V

    Free Vacation Villas at Fantasy World 2, Orlando, Annual Float 234 w/lockout, Fees Just Paid

    Vacation Villas at Fantasy World 2, Orlando, Annual Float 234 w/lockout, Fees Just Paid This is a Festiva owned property and is only a few miles from Disney. The fees were just paid and there is a exchange you can do right now if you want. the annual fees are $800 but I can provide the...
  20. M

    Orlando Vacation Village Bargain deal

    2 bedroom lockout, two bathrooms, 8 sleeps, great location for Disney Magic World Kingdom, Universal Studios, Seaworld and others. Great for families, pool, hottub, arcade area, fitness center, business center and other. Everything has being paid, payments up-to-date, only maintenance fee.
  21. C

    Using HGVC to stay at Disney Resort

    Hello! I was very close to signing up for HGVC two weeks ago, but have been doing a bunch of research and can't find an answer to my question. I hope you can help me! A friend's family does Disney Vacation Club and I hesitate with that timeshare because you are limited to Disney locations. What...
  22. T

    $0 and low maintenance fees - Cheap way to enjoy timesharing and Disney at Silver Lake Resort

    Kids are out of the nest and it's time to move on. Silver Lake Resort is right next to Disneyworld in Florida. We bought a one day points timeshare and it is really the cheapest way to enjoy timesharing. Use the day at Disneyworld or travel like we did, when we wanted last minute. Having a...
  23. D

    1 or 2 Bedrooms, 5 Min to Disney World, 3/29-4/5, Vacation Village at Parkway

    Spend the week of March 29 - April 5 at Vacation Village at Parkway, Orlando (Kissimmee) FL, in a two-bed, two-bath lock-off unit that sleeps 8 (4 per suite). Each lock-off suite is complete with a full kitchen, bedroom and living room. The larger suite (1000 square feet) has a king bed in the...
  24. 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...
  25. 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
  26. T

    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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...