DVC RESALES
DVC RESALES

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Vacation Club > Purchasing DVC
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 04-13-2013, 11:52 AM   #1
jakesmom_01
Mouseketeer
 
jakesmom_01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Indiana (TOO FAR AWAY FROM THE MAGIC)
Posts: 79

Considering DVC

My husband and I are considering a purchase of DVC...but looking for any input anyone could give us...not sold yet and just wonder if this something we want to do. Not sure how many points we should buy/start with, etc

TIA
__________________
Me(37) DH(39)
DS(11) DS(18months)
Aug. '89 My first trip
Nov. '04 Pop Century First Family trip
Dec. '05 All Star Movies (trip with my mom and dad (their first). First MVMCP
Dec. '07 All Star Sports Grand Gathering (11 of us) and MVMCP
Aug. '08 CSR (free dining) DS 7th B-day celebration
Sept. '09 POP(free dining)
Sept. '12 Family time (All Star Music)
July '13 Port Orleans French Quarter
Aug. '14 Disney Dream
jakesmom_01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2013, 12:04 PM   #2
disneynutz


Earning My Ears One At A Time
 
disneynutz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: North Texas
Posts: 18,355

You will find all of the answers to any question about the DVC here on the DIS.

Take the time to read through the posts, you will be glad you did!

Bill
__________________

disneynutz is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 04-13-2013, 12:58 PM   #3
bcelticm33
Earning My Ears
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 8

it all depends on your circumstances... what is the size of your anticipated travel party?..........how often do you plan on going to WDW?.............Do you only want access to parks/DVC resorts or do you want access to cruislines as well (I think that matters depending on whether or not you buy direct through disney versus secondary market)........When and where do you plan on traveling? (i.e. do you always travel during a certain time of year or would it be variable? Do you want a specific resort or do you want to move around?)... I am a relative newbie to DVC, but decades of experience in timeshares. You have to give more details of your anticipated use to get meaningful advice.....Good luck!!
bcelticm33 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2013, 08:22 PM   #4
3 Hobbits 2 Disney
Working Our Way Home
 
3 Hobbits 2 Disney's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Manassas, VA
Posts: 415

DVC is right for you if you plan to go to WDW or DL every 12 to 18 months and you want top-notch accommodations that provide access to kitchens, washer/dryers, and OPTIONAL perks. If you want to take the chance and trade those points into the various Disney collections/tours/cruises, then you need to buy direct from Disney. If trading out is not an interest to you, then buying resale through TTS or other reseller would work.
Two cautions: once you buy DVC, you measure all hotels/resorts against WDW. Second, you can become obsessed by either trying to figure out how to maximize your points OR planning your next trip.
Hope this helps.
__________________

The Hobbits
3 Hobbits 2 Disney is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2013, 10:13 AM   #5
Deb & Bill
DVC-Trivia Contest, Apr-2006: Honorable Mention
 
Deb & Bill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: USA
Posts: 44,878

Quote:
Originally Posted by jakesmom_01 View Post
My husband and I are considering a purchase of DVC...but looking for any input anyone could give us...not sold yet and just wonder if this something we want to do. Not sure how many points we should buy/start with, etc

TIA
Ask yourself why you are considering purchasing DVC. What is the sticking point with you right now. What are your vacation plans?
__________________
Deb - DVC Member since '97
OKW and VWL Homes

Stop the madness. No more DVC construction.
Bring back Vacation Magic. Dump Disney Files!
Stopped drinking the Kool-aid long ago.
Deb & Bill is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

DVC-Resales.com | 1-800-550-6493 (Contact The Timeshare Store) | DVC Resale Listings

facebooktwittergoogle plus youtube itunesDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:10 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.