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02-21-2010, 02:14 PM
I want to do some research and find out exactly what the DVC is and what it entails, cost, etc. Is there a link on this site for the DVC?
02-21-2010, 02:38 PM
We have several DVC forums on the DISboards; you can start with these:
DVC - Operations
DVC - Planning
DVC - Mousecellaneous
I'd also recommend ordering the DVD and information packet from the Disney Vacation Club (http://www.disneyvacationclub.com) site.
02-25-2010, 04:21 AM
+1 for the link shared by Lynne.
02-25-2010, 08:48 AM
here is some research material to get you started:
here is a link to a basic DVC FAQ. (http://allears.net/acc/dvc.htm)
here is another FAQ (http://www.mousesavers.com/dvc.html#dvc)
here is a link to the point charts for the different DVC resorts (http://www.wdwinfo.com/disney-vacation-club/DVCpoints.shtml) to figure out how many points you need.
buying a DVC is like buying a car: you pay upfront for the car...then you also pay annual costs (called maintenance fees or annual dues for DVC) to maintain the car for oil changes/washes, etc.
for pricing/buying information:
here is a thread for understanding the general differences between buying resale and direct. (http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2299646)
here is (usually accurate) current pricing for contracts purchased directly. (http://dvcnews.com/index.php/dvc-program/financial/pricing-a-promotions)
here is one link for resale listings (http://www.dvc-resales.com/dvclisting.cfm).
here is a link to historical annual dues per point for the different DVC resorts. (http://personalpages.tds.net/~rb/DIS/DVC/DVCDuesHistory.htm)
here are some general information you might find interesting:
is DVC for me? (http://www.disboards.com/showpost.php?p=34228163&postcount=4)
here is a thread for more info about choosing a home resort. (http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2152512)
and if you are ready for slightly more advanced information:
here is a thread for understanding use year. (http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1942668)
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