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Old 02-06-2011, 12:12 PM   #466
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BTW, anyone have any good/bad/other experience with OWNERS LOCKERS?!?!
We have had our Owners Locker for over a year and love it. Locker has always been there when we arrived, even when we let them know at the last minute. We have only dealt with them by email but they seem very nice.

Keep all the necessities in it including beer, wine, microwave popcorn... We only use unscented laundry detergent so I keep a bottle of the brand I like. We also have basic clothes, battery charger, router, ... Makes packing much easier and saves money on purchases from the hotel store.

There is more discussion on the DVC threads. I have only seen good comments.
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Old 02-07-2011, 12:01 PM   #467
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I looked into it and the only down side I see is the cost. It does not work for us, because I don't bring a lot of things that others feel they have to have (like their hair dryer for example).

So for me, it did not work but I am sure the convenience is great if you have items you really like to bring all the time.

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Old 02-17-2011, 10:23 PM   #468
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Went on our first DCL in Jan pc loved it and bought DVC in Hawaii, can hardly wait to go. Will be going to Alaska in May (not like we are already living the dream year round being from the Yukon) and are thinking about adding on and we haven't even used our points yet.
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Old 02-17-2011, 10:29 PM   #469
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Went on our first DCL in Jan pc loved it and bought DVC in Hawaii, can hardly wait to go. Will be going to Alaska in May (not like we are already living the dream year round being from the Yukon) and are thinking about adding on and we haven't even used our points yet.
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Old 03-10-2011, 12:30 AM   #470
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We usually rent a car as it dosent cost much more than to take the disneyland express and i don't mind driving down there lol.

Hi I'm just wondering where you rent a car from - the only ones I have found are really expensive!

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Old 04-16-2011, 09:56 PM   #471
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I thought I posted here but I guess I didn't yet - DH and I bought BLT in January! We started seriously thinking about buying 2 years ago... I can't believe we waited so long!
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:52 PM   #472
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Located in Montreal, I own 202 points at SSR.

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Old 05-22-2011, 09:47 AM   #473
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We just got back from SSR yesterday and we are considering buying resale there. We paid cash for a 2bedroom villa and it was amazing! I just need to run the numbers again and seeif it makes sense for my family. Emotionally we are already sold which makes things difficult.

That being said can anyone point me in the right direction of a thread that helps me learn more about all of the little things that may not be obvious?
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Old 05-23-2011, 11:33 AM   #474
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can anyone point me in the right direction of a thread that helps me learn more about all of the little things that may not be obvious?
There are a number of threads under the DVC Forums above.

Also DVCnews.com has good information including maintenance cost history etc. (this can also be found under one of the DVC operations forum stickies)

The resale websites also have information. Not all can be mentioned here so do a google search for DVC Resale and they should all come up.
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:01 AM   #475
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Prince Edward Island here!! 296 points OKW, definitely looking at adding on.
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Old 06-06-2011, 11:28 AM   #476
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Our 250 point contract at SSR was sent to ROFR on June 2, 2011. Contracts are getting through in 1-2 weeks so hopefully we'll hear something this week.
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Old 06-07-2011, 12:47 PM   #477
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Can add us to the list-another Ontario here.

AKV is our "home"
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Old 07-23-2011, 02:28 PM   #478
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You can add me to the list. I own at BLT and Aulani. Going to Aulani for March Break. Can't wait!
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Old 07-25-2011, 09:19 AM   #479
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You can add us to the list. Our 250 point contract at SSR went through. So excited for our September trip!
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Old 07-26-2011, 04:23 PM   #480
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Okay, since there are so many experienced Canadian DVC owners here, I'll just come out and ask what you think.

Our recent WDW history:

2008 one week @ mod in March/April
2009 10 days @ mod in late December
2010 5 days @ mod mid November
2011 one week @ mod December/January

Us:

Me and DW mid 50's
2 DDs early 20's in University

DW and I will likely retire in 3 years.

Our future:

I'm keen on our yearly trips to WDW but DW seems to think she'd like to see other parts of the world. At times we'd be going to WDW every second year.

Both DDs are big Disney fans and would use our DVC into the future.


So there's our situation. In your opinion(s) does a DVC purchase make sense?

I'm thinking that 200 pts @ AKV or such would do us nicely.

Thanks in advance for your informed feedback.
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