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Requests for information about the Disney Vacation Club are common on our DVC discussion Forums.

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    A history of DVC as compiled from posts here on the DIS since 1997:


    Pre-Construction --
    $48 (230 pt. minimum)

    October, 7, 1991 -- Sales begin at The Disney Vacation Club Resort

    December, 1991 -- OKW opens (as The Disney Vacation Club Resort) at $51

    January, 1992 -- $51 (230 pt. minimum)

    February, 1992 -- $51

    July-August, 1992 -- $54.50

    November 1, 1992 -- $56

    May, 1993 -- $56 (190 pt. minimum)

    July, 1993 -- $57.50

    January, 1994 -- $57.50 March, 1994 -- Announce Newport, CA plans

    April, 1994 -- Increase to $59

    June 15, 1994 -- $60.50

    November, 1994 -- $61.50

    July 1, 1995 -- $62.75

    March,1995 -- 150 point minimum begins

    Summer, 1995 -- "The Disney Vacation Club Resort" changes to Disney's Old Key West Resort (OKW)

    October 1, 1995 -- Vero Opens

    March 1, 1996 -- HHI Opens

    May, 1996 -- $62.75

    July, 1996 -- BWV Opens

    May, 1997 -- $62.75 (150 pt. minimum)

    May, 1998 -- $62.75

    Fall, 1998 -- OKW Sells-out

    Fall, 1998 -- Announce WLV

    January, 1999 -- $65

    October, 1999 -- $65 (notice of OKW selling out again after adding buildings 62, 63, 64)

    Mid-May, 2000 -- $67

    June, 2000 -- $67

    November, 2000 -- VWL Opens, BWV Sells-out

    December, 2000 -- VWL sales begin

    January, 2001 -- $72

    March, 2001 -- an increase to $75 announced for June

    June, 2001 -- $75

    February 3, 2002 -- Sales begin for BCV

    March 6, 2002 - Reservations begin for BCV

    June, 2002 -- $80 per point

    Dec 1, 2002 -- $84 per point (announced early Oct.)

    Aug 4, 2003 -- $89 per point (SSR Sales begin with $10 discount = $79) with expiration in 2054.

    May, 2004 -- SSR opens.

    May, 2004 -- $95 per point for SSR, $89 at other DVC resorts.

    June, 2005 -- $98 per point for SSR, $92 at other DVC resorts.

    January, 2006 -- $101 per point for SSR, $95 at other DVC resorts (with some variances at OKW, VB and HH). Incentives are also available lowering the effective purchase price for 150 or more points.

    Fall , 2006 --AKV announced.

    February 1, 2007 -- AKV sales begin for existing members. $101 ($8 incentive discount also available)

    March, 2007 -- $104 per point. (160 point minimum) ($8 incentive discount available)

    July 2, 2007 -- AKV opens as part of main AKL resort - Jambo House. (Original opening - was moved up to July from September)

    Summer, 2007 -- GCV Announced (opening in 2009)

    Fall, 2007 -- Aulani Ko'Olina, Hawaii DVC resort announced (opening in 2011)

    September, 2007 - DVD extends OKW land lease until January 31, 2057. Existing members have the option to purchase the extension at $15 per point thru February 29, 2008.

    May, 2009 -- AKV - Kidani Village - opening.

    September 16, 2008 -- BLT announced. Sales begin on 9/21 to existing members at $112 per point plus a $5 incentive. Sales for new members begins on October 5, 2008. To open on September 1, 2009.

    September 16, 2008 -- Tree House Villas (THV) announced as an addition to SSR. To open in Spring, 2009.

    January 15, 2009 -- Price increase to $112 for AKV purchase.

    March 26, 2009 -- GCV sales begin at $112 per point.

    May 1, 2009 -- Kidani Village opens at AKV

    June 1, 2009 -- THV opens at SSR.

    August 4, 2009 -- BLT opens.

    Sept 23, 2009 -- VGC opens.

    Fall, 2009 -- Price increase to $120 for BLT and GCV purchases. Other incentives available.

    July 1, 2010 -- Aulani Hawaii (AHV) sales begin at $120. Incentives are available. Resort to open in Fall, 2011.

    December 1, 2010 -- Base pricing for BLT increases to $130. Incentives still available.

    January 18, 2011 -- DVC announces restrictions for future resale purchases. Points from these contracts may only be used for DVC Resorts and World Passport Collection exchanges.

    June 8, 2011 -- Base pricing for BLT purchase increases to $140. Incentives still available.

    July, 2011 -- AHV sales halted due violations of Hawaii law regarding maintenance fee miscalculations.

    August, 2011 -- Base pricing for BLT purchase increases to $150. Incentives still available.

    August 29, 2011 -- Aulani opens.

    September 22, 2011 -- Annual maintenance fees increase for new Aulani purchases.

    December, 2011 -- Base pricing for Aulani purchase increases to $135. Incentives still available.

    December, 2011 -- Construction of VGF confirmed at Annual Meeting.

    February, 2012 -- Base pricing for BLT purchase increases to $155 and AKV increases to $125. Incentives are also available.

    April, 2012 -- Base pricing for BLT purchase increases to $160 and AKV purchase increases to $130. Incentives still available.

    July 15, 2012 -- Base pricing for BLT increases to $165 and AKV increases to $135. Incentives still available.

    December 19, 2012 -- Base pricing for AKV and Aulani increases to $140. Incentives still available.

    March 20, 2013 -- Base pricing for AKV and Aulani increases to $145. Incentives still available.

    May 23, 2013 -- Sales begin for existing members at Villas at the Grand Floridian Resort (VGF) . $145 with a minimum purchase of 25 points.

    June 19, 2013 -- Base pricing for AKV and Aulani increases to $150. Incentives still available.

    June 19, 2013 -- Sales begin for non-Members at the Villas at the Grand Floridian Resort (VGF). Base pricing rises to $150 for VGF and $165 for BLT, VGC

    February 12, 2014 -- Base pricing for VGF, AKV, Aulani increases to $155 100 point minimum. Base pricing for BLT, VGC increase to $165 with 100 point minimum. No incentives.

    June 24, 2014 -- Base pricing for Aulani increases to $160. Base pricing for VGF increases to $165.

    January 12, 2015 -- Sales begin for existing members at Polynesian Villas and Bungalows (PVB) $160.

    February 9, 2015 -- Sales begin for non-Members at Polynesian Villas and Bungalows (PVB) pricing increases to $165.

    December, 2015 -- Price increase for AUL and PVB to $168 and for other DVC Resorts pricing is - AKV-$155, BCV-$155, BLT-$170, BWV-$155, HHI-$110, OKW-$135, SSR-$135, VBR-$110, VGC-$170, VGF-$170, VWL-$155

    February 19, 2016 -- Price increases for all DVC Resorts (except AUL, PVB, VBR and HHI)- AKV-$160, BCV-$160, BLT-$180, BWV-$160, OKW-$140, SSR-$140, VGC-$180, VGF-$180, VWL-$160

    April 4, 2016 - DVC announces restrictions on future resale purchases. Member Incentives will no longer be provided with those purchases.

    May 4, 2016 -- Price increases for AUL and PVB to $171

    January 18, 2017 - $175 (PVB, AUL)

    March 8, 2017 - Sales begin for current DVC Members at Copper Creek Villas (CCV) $176

    April 8 ,2017 - Sales open for non-members at Copper Creek Villas

    July 17, 2017 - Copper Creek Villas (CCV) opens

    July, 2017 - Pricing for DVC Resorts - $115 (VB, HHI 50 pt min), $145 (OKW, SSR 50 pt min), $165 (AKV, BCV, BWV, BRV 100 pt min), $176 (AUL, CCV, PVB 100 pt min), $185 (BLT, VGC, VGF 100 pt min)

    December, 2017 - DVC announces new DVC Riviera Resort to open in Fall, 2019.

    January 17, 2018 - Pricing for DVC Resorts - $115 (VB, HHI 50 pt min), $145 (OKW, SSR 50 pt min), $165 (AKV, BCV, BWV, BRV, 100 pt min), $182 (CCV, AUL 100 pt min), $220 (PVB, VGF 100 pt min), $235 (VGC 100 pt min)

    November 2, 2018 - Pricing for DVC Resorts - $100 VB - 50 pt min., $121 HHI - 50 pt min., $151 (OKW, SSR - 50 pt min.), $171 (AKV, BWV, BRV - 100 pt min.), $182 (AUL, CCV - 100 pt min.), $185 BCV - 100 pt min.), $191 BLT - 100 pt min., $220 (PVB, VGF - 100 pt min.), $236 VGC - 100 pt min.

    March 27, 2019 - Sales begin at Disney's Riveria Resort at $188 per point (minus incentives) for current DVC Members. Sales for new buyers will begin April 15, 2019. Riviera Resort will open to guests December 16, 2019.

    Pricing for DVC Resorts - $110 VB (75 pt minimum), $121 HH (75 pt minimum), $156 OKW (50 pt minimum), $160 SSR (50 pt minimum), $176 AKV,BRV (100 pt minimum), $188 AUL, CCV (100 pt minimum), $190 BWV (100 pt minimum), $225 BLT, BCV (100 pt mininmum), $235 PVB (100 pt minimum), $245 VGF (100 pt minimum), $260 VGC (100 pt minimum).
     

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    A history of DVC Annual Maintenance Fees since 1991
    
    Year  OKW   VB(s)  VB    HH   BWV   VWL   BCV   SSR   AKV   BLT   VGC   AUL   VGF   PVB   CCV   RR
    
    2019  7.23  7.48  9.48  8.56  7.17  7.32  6.94  6.40  7.44  6.40  6.27  7.86  6.38  6.76  7.43  8.31
    
    2018  6.72  6.71  8.53  7.72  6.55  6.93  6.44  5.86  6.76  5.92  5.88  7.54  6.13  6.20  7.26
    
    2017  6.41  6.49  8.11  7.27  6.47  6.54  6.27  5.60  6.59  5.62  5.61  7.03  5.90  6.13  7.33
    
    2016  6.01  6.32  8.08  6.82  6.18  6.22  6.13  5.44  6.42  5.28  5.37  6.79  5.71  6.09
    
    2015  5.83  6.30  8.06  6.52  6.07  6.03  5.97  5.17  6.30  5.05  5.15  6.51  5.52  6.03
    
    2014  5.54  6.06  7.75  6.28  6.01  5.93  5.79  4.91  5.79  4.78  4.94  6.43  5.41
    
    2013  5.34  5.79  7.40  6.02  5.84  5.79  5.64  4.81  5.67  4.50  4.58  6.25  5.41
    
    2012  5.20  5.58  7.12  5.93  5.62  5.61  5.50  4.73  5.44  4.22  4.33  5.96
    
    2011  4.98  5.31  6.78  5.68  5.46  5.34  5.28  4.51  5.01  3.89  4.07  5.73
    
    2010  4.87  5.18  6.61  5.57  5.36  5.20  5.15  4.46  4.95  3.78  3.94
    
    2009  4.73  4.97  6.41  5.36  5.21  5.04  5.00  4.34  4.85  3.67  3.82
    
    2008  4.56  4.71  6.04  5.16  5.04  4.87  4.80  4.21  4.71
    
    2007  4.40  4.39  5.63  4.98  4.85  4.73  4.63  4.12  4.62
    
    2006  4.24  4.12  5.27  4.34  4.69  4.61  4.48  3.98
    
    2005  3.86  3.84  4.87  3.86  4.41  4.35  4.27  3.83
    
    2004  3.68  3.67  4.67  3.70  4.25  4.22  4.18  3.80
    
    2003  3.49  3.37  4.37  3.69  4.11  4.05  3.97
    
    2002  3.22  3.33  4.17  3.49  3.92  3.80  3.77
    
    2001  3.13  2.70  3.98  3.32  3.83  3.63
    
    2000  3.16  2.87  4.07  3.25  3.94  3.62
    
    1999  3.16  2.82  3.99  3.18  4.02
    
    1998  3.17  2.76   ---  3.20  3.94
    
    1997  3.14  2.90   ---  3.16  3.84
    
    1996  2.99  2.82   ---  3.16  3.70
    
    1995  2.84  2.76
    
    1994  2.70
    
    1993  2.63
    
    1992  2.56
    
    1991  2.51
     

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    DVC Villas by Resort



    OKW - 0 Dedicated Studios - 0 Dedicated 1Bdrm - 274 Dedicated 2Bdrm - 230 Lockoffs - 27 Grand Villas = 531 Villas / 761 Max. Available


    VB - 0 Dedicated Studios - 0 Dedicated 1Bdrm - 18 Dedicated 2Bdrm - 36 Lockoffs - 6 Grand Villas - 112 Inn Rooms = 172 Villas / 208 Max. Available


    HHI - 0 Dedicated Studios - 0 Dedicated 1Bdrm - 76 Dedicated 2Bdrm - 21 Lockoffs - 5 Grand Villas = 102 Villas / 123 Max. Available


    BWV - 97 Dedicated Studios - 130 Dedicated 1Bdrm - 0 Dedicated 2Bdrm - 149 Lockoffs - 7 Grand Villas = 383 Villas / 532 Max. Available


    VWL - 20 Dedicated Studios - 27 Dedicated 1Bdrm - 44 Dedicated 2Bdrm - 45 Lockoffs - 0 Grand Villas = 136 Villas / 181 Max. Available


    BCV - 36 Dedicated Studios - 20 Dedicated 1Bdrm - 78 Dedicated 2Bdrm - 74 Lockoffs - 0 Grand Villas = 208 VIllas / 282 Max. Available


    SSR - 0 Dedicated Studios - 0 Dedicated 1Bdrm - 360 Dedicated 2Bdrm - 432 Lockoffs - 60 THV - 36 Grand Villas = 888 Villas / 1320 Max. Available


    AKV - 46 Dedicated Studios - 0 Dedicated 1BR villas - 140 Dedicated 2BR villas - 250 Lockoffs - 22 GVs. 134 villas within Jambo House at AKL (46 Dedicated Studios, 82 Lockoff 2BRs, 6 GVs) and 324 villas in Kidani Village (140 Dedicated 2BRs, 168 Lockoff 2BRs, 16 GVs) for a total of 458 Villas / 708 Max. Available


    BLT - 0 Dedicated Studios - 0 Dedicated 1BR villas - 148 Dedicated 2BR villas - 133 Lockoffs - 14 Grand Villas = 295 Villas / 428 Max. Available


    VGC - 0 Dedicated Studios - 0 Dedicated 1BR villas - 23 Dedicated 2BR villas - 23 Lockoffs - 2 Grand Villas = 48 Villas / 71 Max. Available


    AHV - 0 Dedicated Studios - 0 Dedicated 1BR villas - 193 Dedicated 2BR villas - 246 Lockoffs - 21 Grand Villas = 460 Villas / 706 Max. Available


    VGF - 0 dedicated Studios - 0 Dedicated 1BR villas - 47 Dedicated 2BR villas - 47 Lockoffs - 6 Grand Villas = 100 Villas / 147 Max. Available


    PVB - 288 Standard Studios - 72 Lakeview Studios - 20 Bungalows = 380 villas/ 380 Max. Available


    CCV - 42 Dedicated Studios - 20 Dedicated 1BR villas - 56 Dedicated 2BR villas - 36 Lockoff 2BR villas - 4 Grand Villas - 26 Cascade Cabins = 184 Villas / 220 Max. Available
     

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    DVC Point Charts

    AUL - Aulani Resort & Spa

    AUL - 2019
    AUL - 2020


    Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

    BLT - 2019
    BLT - 2020

    BRV - Boulder Ridge Villas at Wilderness Lodge

    BRV - 2019
    BRV - 2020

    CCV - Copper Creek Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge


    CCV - 2019
    CCV - 2020

    AKV - Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas


    AKV - 2019
    AKV - 2020

    BCV - Disney's Beach Club Villas

    BCV - 2019
    BCV - 2020

    BWV - Disney's BoardWalk Villas

    BWV - 2019
    BWV - 2020

    HH - Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort


    HH - 2019
    HH - 2020


    OKW - Disney's Old Key West Resort

    OKW - 2019
    OKW - 2020


    PVB - Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

    PVB - 2019
    PVB - 2020


    RR - Disney's Riviera Resort

    RR - 2019
    RR - 2020

    SSR - Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa


    SSR - 2019
    SSR - 2020


    VB - Disney's Vero Beach Resort

    VB - 2019
    VB - 2020


    VGC - Villas at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

    VGC - 2019
    VGC - 2020


    VGF - Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

    VGF - 2019
    VGF - 2020
     
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    DVC Resort contact information:



    Disney's Old Key West Resort OKW Opened 10/1/1991 - Expires 1/31/2042 or 1/31/2057

    1510 North Cove Road

    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    Phone: (407) 827-7700

    Fax: (407) 827-7710


    Disneys Vero Beach Resort VB Opened 10/1/1995 - Expires 1/31/2042

    9250 Island Grove Terrace

    Vero Beach, FL 32963

    Phone: (772) 234-2000

    Fax: (772) 234-2030


    Disneys Hilton Head Island Resort HH Opened 3/1/1996 - Expires 1/31/2042

    22 Harbourside Lane

    Hilton Head, SC 29928

    Phone: (843) 341-4100

    Fax: (843) 341-4130


    Disneys BoardWalk Villas BWV Opened 7/1/1996 - Expires 1/31/2042

    2101 Epcot Resorts Boulevard

    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000

    Phone: (407) 939-5100

    Fax: (407) 939-5150


    Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge VWL Opened 11/15/2000 - Expires 1/31/2042

    801 Timberline Drive

    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    Phone: (407) 938-4300

    Fax: (407) 824-3232


    Disney's Beach Club Villas BCV Opened 7/1/2002 - Expires 1/31/2042

    1800 Epcot Resorts Blvd.

    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    Phone: (407) 934-8000

    Fax: (407) 934-3850


    Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa SSR Opened 5/17/2004 - Expires 1/31/2054

    1960 Broadway

    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    Phone: (407) 827-1100

    Fax: (407) 827-1151


    Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas AKV Opened 7/2/2007 - Expires 1/31/2057

    2901 Osceola Pkwy

    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    Phone: (407) 938-3000

    Fax: (407) 938-4799


    Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort BLT Opened 8/4/2009 Expires 1/31/2060

    4600 North World Drive

    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    Phone: (407) 824-1000

    Fax: (407) 824-3539


    The Villas at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa GCV Opened 9/23/2009 Expires 1/31/2060

    1600 South Disneyland Drive

    Anaheim, CA 92802

    Phone: (714) 635-2300

    Fax: (714) 300-7300


    Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai`i AUL Opened August 29, 2011 Expires 1/31/2061

    92-1185 Ali`inui Drive

    Kapolei, HI 96707

    Front Desk: (808) 674-6200

    Fax: (808) 674-6210


    The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa VGF Opened October 23, 2013 Expires 1/31/2064

    4401 Floridian Way

    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-3000

    Phone: (843) 824-3000


    Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows PVB Opened April 1, 2015 Expires 1/31/2066

    1600 Seven Seas Drive

    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    GPS: 28.403958, -81.582704

    Front Desk: (407) 824-3500

    Fax: (407) 824-3174


    Copper Creek Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge CCV Opened July 17, 2017 - Expires 1/31/2068

    801 Timberline Drive

    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    Phone: (407) 938-4300

    Fax: (407) 824-3232
     

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    Reported room sizes for DVC resorts:

    Old Key West

    Studio: 390 sq. ft.
    1 BR: 1005 sq. ft.
    2 BR: 1410 sq. ft. (Photo Gallery)
    GV: 2375 sq. ft.


    Vero Beach:
    Studio: 375 sq.ft.
    1BR: 880 sq.ft.
    2BR: 1265 sq.ft.
    GV: 2125 sq.ft.

    Hilton Head:

    Studio: 455 sq.ft.
    1BR: 856 sq.ft.
    2BR: 1311 sq.ft.
    GV: 2362 sq.ft.

    Boardwalk Villas:

    Studio: 359 sq. ft.
    1 BR: 712 sq. ft. (Photo Gallery)
    2 BR: 1071 sq. ft.
    GV: 2142 sq. ft.

    Boulder Ridge Villas at Wilderness Lodge:

    Studio: 356 sq.ft.
    1BR: 727 sq.ft.
    2BR: 1083 sq.ft. (Photo Gallery)
    GV: None

    Beach Club Villas:

    Studio: 356 sq.ft.
    1BR: 719 sq.ft.
    2BR: 1075 sq.ft. (Photo Gallery)
    GV: None

    Saratoga Springs Resort:

    Studio: 355 sq.ft.
    1BR: 714 sq.ft.
    2BR: 1070 sq.ft.
    GV: 2113 sq.ft.

    Animal Kingdom Villas:

    Studio: 316- 366 sq.ft.
    1BR: 629-802 sq.ft.
    2BR: 945 - 1173 sq.ft.
    GV: 2201 sq.ft.

    Bay Lake Towers:

    Studio: 339 sq.ft.
    1BR: 803 sq.ft.
    2BR: 1152 sq.ft.
    GV: 2044 sq.ft. (Photo Gallery)

    Grand Californian Villas:

    Studio: 379
    1BR: 865
    2BR: 1257
    GV: 2426 (Photo Gallery)

    Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa:

    Studio: 356 sq. ft.
    1BR: 756 sq.ft.
    2BR: 1125 sq.ft.
    GV: 2174 sq.ft.

    The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort:

    Studio: 374 sq. ft.
    1BR: 844 sq. ft.
    1BR: 1232 sq. ft.
    GV: 2800 sq. ft.

    Polynesian Villas & Bungalows:

    Studio: 447 sq. ft.
    Bungalows: 1093 sq. ft. (Photo Gallery)

    Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney's Wilderness Lodge:


    Studio: 345 sq. ft.
    1BR: 761 sq. ft.
    2BR: 1105 sq. ft.
    Cascade Cabin: 1737 sq. ft.
    GV: 3204 sq. ft.
     

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    DVC Sales Center 1-800-800-9100


    DVC Member Accounting Fax# 1-407-938-4117


    DVC Information available here on wdwinfo.com


    DVC Member Annual Pass Discount Information available here on wdwinfo.com


    Email DVC Member Services Members@disneyvacationclub.com


    Email for Member Satisfaction team DVCmembersatisfactionteam@disneyvacationclub.com


    World Passport (RCI) Resort Information

    Orange County (FL) Comptroller Office (Disney World Resorts):
    http://or.occompt.com/

    Indian River County (FL) Comptroller Office (Vero Beach Resort):
    http://ori.indian-river.org/

    Beaufort County (SC) Comptroller Office (Hilton Head Island Resort):
    http://rodweb.bcgov.net/nvtest/or_sch.asp

    Orange County (CA) Comptroller Office (Grand Californian Resort):
    https://cr.ocgov.com/recorderworks/

    State of Hawai’i Comptroller Office (Aulani Resort):
    https://boc.ehawaii.gov/docsearch/nameSearch.html


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    Commonly used DVC Forum Abbreviations and Acronyms


    Since there have been a number questions regarding the acronyms and other abbreviations used frequently on our DVC Boards, here is a list of commonly used abbreviations.

    There is also a list of common abbreviations already on the DIS which is fairly comprehensive. So be sure to check there also for others not on this list.


    A
    AA - Audio-Animatronics
    ABD - Adventures by Disney
    ADR - Advance Dining Reservation
    AKA – Also Known As
    AK – Animal Kingdom theme park (aka DAK)
    AKL – Animal Kingdom Lodge resort
    AKV - Animal Kingdom Villas
    AP - Annual Pass (park access) or Artist's Palette (SSR) or Animator's Palette (DCL)
    AFAIK – As Far As I Know
    ASMo – All Star Movies
    ASMu – All Star Music
    ASSp – All Star Sports

    B
    B&C - Beaches & Cream (at BC)
    BB – Blizzard Beach water park
    BC – Beach Club resort
    BCV – Beach Club Villas
    BF – Boyfriend
    BIL - Brother-in-Law
    BLT - Bay Lake Tower
    BR – Bedroom (i.e., 1BR, 2BR)
    BRV - Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge
    BTMRR - Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
    BTW – By The Way
    BW - Boardwalk
    BWI – Boardwalk Inn
    BWV – Boardwalk Villas

    C
    CB - Character Breakfast
    CBR – Caribbean Beach Resort
    CCV - Copper Creek Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge
    CdS - Cirque du Soleil
    CG - California Grill
    CH - Community Hall
    CM - Cast Member
    CM's - Chef Mickeys at the Contemporary
    CP - Crystal Palace or Candlelight Processional
    CoP – Carousel of Progress
    CR - Contemporary Resort
    CRO – Central Reservations Office
    CRT - Cinderella’s Royal Table
    CS - Counter Service
    CSR – Coronado Springs Resort

    D
    DAK - Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park
    DAKL - Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
    DCA - Disney's California Adventure (Anaheim)
    DCL - Disney Cruise Line
    DD – Disney/Dear/Darling Daughter
    DDE - Disney Dining Experience (old name for TiW)
    DDP - Disney Dining Plan
    DH – Disney/Dear/Darling Husband
    DHS - Disney's Hollywood Studios
    DINK - Double Income No Kids
    DL – Disneyland (Anaheim)
    DLP – Disneyland Paris
    DLR - Disneyland Resort (Anaheim)
    DME - Disney's Magical Express
    DQ - DisneyQuest (at DTD)
    DS – Disney/Dear/Darling Son
    DTD - Downtown Disney
    DVC - Disney Vacation Club
    DVD - Disney Vacation Development
    DW – Disney/Dear/Darling Wife

    E
    ECV - Electronic Convenience Vehicle
    EE - Expedition Everest
    EMH - Extra Magic Hours
    EOS - Earl of Sandwich (at DTD)
    EWP - Electrical Water Pageant

    F
    F&G - Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot
    F&W - Food and Wine Festival at Epcot
    FIL - Father-in-law
    FKA – Formerly known as
    FOTL - Front of the line
    FP - Fast Pass
    FW – Fort Wilderness Campground
    FW - Future World at Epcot
    FWIW – For what it’s worth
    FYI - For your information

    G
    GCH - Grand Californian Hotel (at DLR)
    GF - Grand Floridian / Girlfriend
    GMR - Great Movie Ride
    GV - Grand Villa

    H
    HDD - Hoop De Doo Revue
    HH - Hospitality House (OKW)
    HHI - Hilton Head Island Resort
    HM - Haunted Mansion or Hidden Mickey
    HTH - Hope that helps

    I
    IASW – It’s a Small World
    IG - International Gateway at Epcot
    II - Interval International (timeshare exchanges)
    IIRC – If I recall correctly
    ILs - In-laws
    IMHO - In my honest/humble opinion
    IMO - In my opinion
    IoA – Islands of Adventure
    ITA – I totally agree
    ITTBAB – It’s Tough to Be a Bug
    IYKWIM – If you know what I mean

    J
    JC - Jungle Cruise
    JIYI - Journey Into Your Imagination
    JMO – Just my opinion
    JMHO – just my honest/humble opinion

    K
    KS - Kilimanjaro Safaris
    KTTW – Key to the world card

    L
    LOL – Laugh out loud
    LOS - Length of Stay

    M
    MCO - Orlando International Airport
    MIL - Mother-in-law
    MF - Maintenance Fees (DVC annual dues)
    MK – Magic Kingdom
    MNSSHP - Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party
    MS – Member Services
    M:S – Mission Space
    MVMCP - Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
    MDE - My Disney Experience
    MYW - Magic Your Way (park tickets)

    O
    OKW - Old Key West
    OMG - Oh my gosh/goodness
    OOP - Out of Pocket
    OTOH – On the other hand
    OVIR - Ocean View Inn Room (at VB)

    P
    P&PP - Pirates & Princesses Party
    PAP - Premium Annual Pass
    PD - Pixie Dust
    PH - Pool Hopping
    PI - Pleasure Island
    PM - Private Message
    PoC/PotC - Pirates of the Caribbean
    Poly – Polynesian Resort
    POP – Pop Century
    POFQ – Port Orleans French Quarter
    POR – Port Orleans Riverside (fka Dixie Landings)
    PS - Priority Seating
    PTC - '50s Prime Time Cafe
    PV – Preferred View
    PVB - Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

    Q
    QSDP - Quick Service Dining Plan

    R
    RCI - Resort Condominiums International
    RCID - Reedy Creek Improvement District
    RnR – Rock 'n’ RollerCoaster
    ROFR – Right of First Refusal
    ROTFL – Roll on the floor laughing
    RVA - Disney's Riviera Resort

    S
    SAB - Storm Along Bay (at BC)
    SIL - Sister-in-law
    SM - Space Mountain
    SO – Significant Other
    Splash - Splash Mountain
    SSE - Spaceship Earth
    SSR – Saratoga Springs Resort
    SV – Standard View or Savanna View
    SW – Sea World
    SWW - Star Wars Weekend

    T
    TDL - Tokyo Disneyland
    TGMR - The Great Movie Ride
    THV - Treehouse Villas (at SSR)
    TIA - Thanks in advance
    TiW - Tables in Wonderland
    TL - Typhoon Lagoon
    TLS - The Living Seas
    ToT – Tower of Terror
    TOTWL - Top-of-the-World-Lounge at Bay Lake Tower
    TS - Table Service
    TTS - The Timeshare Store (largest DVC resale broker and DIS sponsor)
    TT – Test Track (at Epcot)
    TTC – Ticket and Transportation Center
    TTA – Tomorrowland Transit Authority

    U
    US/IOA – Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure

    V
    V&A - Victoria and Alberts (at GF)
    VB – Vero Beach Resort
    VGC - Villas at the Grand Californian
    VGF - Villas at the Grand Floridian
    VWL – Villas at the Wilderness Lodge

    W
    WDW – Walt Disney World
    WL – Wilderness Lodge or Wait List
    WoD - World of Disney store
    WoL - Wonders of Life
    WP - World Passport Collection
    WS – World Showcase
    WTG – Way to go

    Y
    Y&B - Yacht & Beach Club resort
    YC – Yacht Club resort
    YMMV – Your mileage may vary
     
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