Cash Reservations vs Using Points

Discussion in 'Purchasing DVC' started by randy55, Feb 17, 2003.

  1. randy55

    randy55 Mouseketeer

    Jun 25, 2001
    I'm a new member in DVC and I wanted to know if anyone used cash reservations instead of points for their Friday and Saturday night stays? I was recently offered a BCV studio room for $217 plus taxes for a Friday night that would normally cost 32 points to reserve.

    Are there any rules regulating the use of members cash reservations?

  2. WDWguruDH

    WDWguruDH Spending way too much money on Disney, but loving

    Jun 7, 2002
    Depends on how you look at; some value the points at $10, we use a cost basis for about $6. Using your cost, the room would be $192 with NO tax, thus cheaper to use points - even during this highly discounted time.
    Now, this is a couple hundred dollars and if saving the points gives you a couple extra weekdays, then it might be worth it.
  3. DebbieB

    DebbieB DIS Veteran

    Aug 24, 1999
    For myself, the question to consider is if I want to conserve points. For my May trip, a weekend night at OKW in a 1 bedroom is 48 points, weekdays are 20 points. I have Sun-Thurs nights booked for 100 points. If we decide to stay Friday and Sat. nights, that's another 96 points. I don't have that many extra points. I'd rather pay cash or stay at another resort. We may arrive Friday and stay at PO-FQ for 2 nights.
  4. anniet

    anniet DIS Veteran

    Jul 10, 2002
    We have friends who live in Sarasota....we'll be visiting them most Friday/Saturday nights!:teeth:

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