• The TUGBBS forums are completely free and open to the public and exist as the absolute best place for owners to get help and advice about their timeshares for more than 30 years!

    Join Tens of Thousands of other Owners just like you here to get any and all Timeshare questions answered 24 hours a day!
  • TUG started 30 years ago in October 1993 as a group of regular Timeshare owners just like you!

    Read about our 30th anniversary: Happy 30th Birthday TUG!
  • TUG has a YouTube Channel to produce weekly short informative videos on popular Timeshare topics!

    Free memberships for every 50 subscribers!

    Visit TUG on Youtube!
  • TUG has now saved timeshare owners more than $21,000,000 dollars just by finding us in time to rescind a new Timeshare purchase! A truly incredible milestone!

    Read more here: TUG saves owners more than $21 Million dollars
  • Sign up to get the TUG Newsletter for free!

    60,000+ subscribing owners! A weekly recap of the best Timeshare resort reviews and the most popular topics discussed by owners!
  • Our official "end my sales presentation early" T-shirts are available again! Also come with the option for a free membership extension with purchase to offset the cost!

    All T-shirt options here!
  • A few of the most common links here on the forums for newbies and guests!

Disney no longer an option


TUG Review Crew
TUG Member
Jan 10, 2007
Reaction score
TUG boards informed me Disney was pulling out of Interval at the end of the year.

So, I figured "why not... what can I lose." I sent my Marriott advisor an email requesting a trade request for any Disney property. Figured if a trade went through before the end of the year, then it was meant to be and we would go so we could say we stayed on property once.

Marriott advisor said Interval wouldn't even let them put in a request anymore.

Certainly not the end of the world for us.

We did enjoy our trade into Disney's Vero Beach a couple of years ago. :)

(we really don't know what we want to do next year with our deposited unit -- already booked our bonus week for San Diego Lawrence Welk next June).


Apr 3, 2007
Reaction score
Clifton park, NY
Well, it's a good thing that Marriott has fantastic timeshares in Orlando. It's not the worse thing in the world to lose DVC. As my kids get older, I'm actually enjoying the location of the off-sites more and more. The kids want to do Discovery cove/Seaworld/Aquatica... soon they'll want to do US/IOA. And Citywalk is getting more appealling, especially since they closed Pleasure Island.

That was certainly an abrupt end to the II/DVC relationship.

I'm sure you'll find some place wonderful to go with that deposit.


Tug Review Crew
TUG Member
Jul 19, 2008
Reaction score
Resorts Owned
The Grand Californian-VGC
Animal Kingdom-AKV
Some of us DVCers aren't very happy about the change. I just purchased DVC recently and although we purchased mainly to stay at DW, I was looking forward to the option of trading into II someday.