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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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.
  4. J

    HGVC --> DVC

    This is my first post and my first attempt at staying anywhere other than the normal HGVC offerings. I'm looking for help in exchanging, trading, whatever the right term is, my current points to be able to stay at a Disney property March 30th - April 6th 2019. I do have some flexibility with...
  5. RNCollins

    The Force awakened at Disney Springs' 'Star Wars' attraction

    The Force Awakened at Disney Springs’ ‘Star Wars’ attraction https://www.travelweekly.com/North-America-Travel/The-Force-awakened-at-Disney-Springs-Star-Wars-attraction By Holly V. Kapherr / USA / Travel Weekly / Travelweekly.com / Dec 25, 2018 “I've been watching the original "Star Wars"...
  6. ajenks22

    RCI Ongoing Search for DVC

    Hi there. We are longstanding RCI members and have been to WDW 3 times at Christmas using RCI Points. First, we stayed in OKW (2010), then offsite (2013,2016). We are platinum members and have an ongoing search for ALL WDW properties with check-in dates for Dec 20-29. I am fine with a 1 bedroom...
  7. md8287

    FREE 3BR LO unit at Star Island Resort near Disney - FREE closing

    We are giving away our 3BR Lockoff Unit at Star Island Resort & Club in Orlando Florida. This is a fixed week 8 unit (week 7 also available). Buyers choice of first use - 2019 or 2020. First maintenance fee will be due for first year of use. Current maintenance fee is $1,150. Closing to...
  8. J

    Summer Bay Resort 3 bedroom lockout (sleeps 12) 12/22-12/29 (DisneyWorld) for $700

    Terrific resort near Disney World with free shuttles. This 3 bedroom lockout sleeps 12. The resort has many amenities that can be seen at http://www.exploriaresorts.com/destinations/summer-bay-orlando/ $700 for the week Email me at jlwork30@hotmail.com if interested
  9. G

    FREE - Florida Sheridan vistana timeshare for two weeks per year

    Free timeshare due to my Nan being 93 now and my parents have health problems, we aren’t using it. 36 The Courts Sheraton Vistana Weeks 18 and 19 ( first two weeks in May ). Next years fees paid for so nothing to pay until Jan 2020. Sleeps up to 8 . Rare and superb weeks at this brilliant...
  10. md8287

    2 Free Timeshares - 3BR LO week 7&8 near Disney - FREE CLOSING

    We are giving away our two 3BR Lockoff Units at Star Island Resort & Club in Orlando Florida. These are highly demanded Week 7 and week 8 intervals. Use, trade, rent or let the resort rent - these weeks always sell out. First use and maintenance fee is 2019. 2019 fee, including tax, is...
  11. W

    Disney Orlando/Buena Vista/Kissimmee December 23-January 02

    5 Adults. Open to any offers available, thank you.
  12. L

    Anaheim Oct 10-13 room for 2 adults, 1 child

    Headed to CA this October and needing a room for 2 adults 1 child. We plan on going to Disneyland a day, maybe two, but not the primary reason for our travel. We will be renting a car, so we are flexible on distance from Disney. A pool would be great. Really comes down to value for me.
  13. RNCollins

    Autistic visitors can proceed with lawsuits against Disney

    Autistic visitors can proceed with lawsuits against Disney https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/autistic-visitors-can-proceed-with-lawsuits-against-disney/2018/08/20/2dda782a-a4a8-11e8-ad6f-080770dcddc2_story.html?utm_term=.739e3c38b946 By Mike Schneider / AP / The Washington Post /...
  14. B

    Westgate Town Center- Aug.12-19 (2 Bedroom Deluxe Unit) $700

    We have a beautiful 2 bedroom Deluxe unit that actually is a one bedroom and a studio. It is extremely comfortable for even two families that may desire together. There is a fantastic two level waterpark, 12 pools, a theater, mini- golf, and paddle boats. Close to the park for Disney lovers...
  15. angeloco15

    WANTED: Charleston, SC to Jekyll Island, GA 2BR-3BR Aug 10 or 11 for 7nts

    Found some last minute vacation time and I am looking for something close to the beach. Would like a nice resort with amenities that the entire family can enjoy... Please let me if you can can help me out ASAP... Thank you! Angelo
  16. RNCollins

    Toy Story Land creating some much needed buzz at Hollywood Studios

    Toy Story Land creating some much needed buzz at Hollywood Studios https://www.travelweekly.com/North-America-Travel/Insights/Toy-Story-Land-creating-some-much-needed-buzz-at-Hollywood-Studios By Holly V. Kapherr / Travel Weekly / July 11, 2018 “I live in Orlando, so, naturally, when guests...
  17. Vanessanne

    Bonnet Creek or local to Disney, Orlando, Florida

    Looking for a 1 or 2BR from 7/20 (plus a day or two). Flexible on less than a week as well as I'll already be in FL. Really looking for something little kid friendly, i.e. splash pad, lazy river. Thanks for any leads - new here, but seems like a great and helpful community! :)
  18. RNCollins

    Disney sets aside cruises for timeshare customers

    Disney sets aside cruises for timeshare customers https://www.travelweekly.com/Cruise-Travel/Disney-sets-aside-cruises-for-timeshare-customers Travel Weekly / May 17, 2018 “Disney Cruise Line will sail two charter cruises in 2019 exclusive to its Disney Vacation Club members. The first, a...
  19. N

    DELETED: outside 45 day limit

    [Please see the big red date at the top of the forum - it's way too early to post this request.]
  20. A

    FREE Star Island, Kissimmee, FL 3BR 2BA Lockout

    Star Island Resort and Club - Week 31 4 miles from Magic Kingdom!! Maintenance Fee for 2018 was $1,100. First use would be 2019. Can be split into two 1 bedroom deposits. I have exchanged with II, DAE, and SFX Resorts. With DAE and SFX I have always received an additional bonus week so...
  21. cassvilleokie

    2 Week 29 units at Orange Lake West Village $700 week ea

    Have 2- 2 Bedroom At Orange Lake West 1 Ck in Saturday July 21 -- Ck out July 28th $700 1 Ck in Sunday July 22 -- Ck out July 29th $700 Please respond here for more info, Orange Lake West Orlando Florida, great location for families to stay while hitting the Parks at Disney World, MGM...
  22. cassvilleokie

    Just got 3 new rental units in Orlando Fl at Orange Lake Spend 4th of July watching Disney Fireworks

    Have a 2 Bedroom Ck in June 29th -- Ck Out July 6th Orange Lake West Village $700 Have 2- 2 Bedroom At Orange Lake West 1 Ck in Saturday July 21 -- Ck out July 28th $700 1 Ck in Sunday July 22 -- Ck out July 29th $700 Please...
  23. D

    Dolphins Cove or Peacock Suites?

    Can anybody recommend which of these would be best in the Anaheim area?
  24. Jayco29D

    Disney Resort Parking Changes

    Effective for reservations made March 21, 2018 and thereafter, standard overnight self-parking is available to registered Guests for a fee that will be applied to their hotel folio upon check-out. All parking fees include applicable tax. Standard Overnight Parking charges per Resort Category...
  25. md8287

    HGVC Parc Soleil in Orlando rental for 4/14-21

  26. D

    Disney Exchanges

    Has anyone had recent success trading into Disneyworld Resorts other than Saratoga Springs?
  27. S

    Recs for an Interval International Orlando resort for upcoming Disney vacation

    Hey everyone! New member here. I own multiple units at a timeshare resort in Williamsburg, VA. I've turned one in for an upcoming exchange with the II system for me to use to take my daughter (5 yo) to Disney for the first time. Was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for great...
  28. T

    Odds of getting RCI Platinum upgrade to a Disney World Resort?

    Hello everyone! My wife and I are new RCI Platinum members and just booked our first points vacation. We are staying in a 2 BR at Sheraton Vistana Villas near Disney. When booking online we were able to choose other resorts as possible upgrades as the time got closer (June 3-10) so we selected 5...
  29. O

    Looking for Jan 18-22 Orlando (near Disney)

    Hi, I'm looking for accommodations for 4 near Disney. Prefer Bonnet Creek but open to others as well. Thanks
  30. RJones

    Christmas in Orlando

    2 bedroom unit. 1 for you . 1 for the kids. if you do this, you shouldnt have to buy presents for anyone. VACATION VILLAGES DEC. 24-31. ORLANDO,FL NO MORE THAN $100 PER NIGHT