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Owner’s Locker: Enjoy a New Monthly Billing Offer—Plus Save $75

As a Disney Vacation Club® Member you get:

  • First six months are completely FREE
  • Second six months are half price – just $5.25 per month
  • After the first year, the locker is only $10.50 per month
  • Storage in our climate controlled warehouse
  • One FREE round trip visit per year
  • (Additional round trip visits are $27.50 each for your first locker, $13.75 for each additional locker)
  • A Special Edition blue locker

View the offer: Owner’s Locker

Top of the World Lounge Beverage Tasting Series adds Seasonal Events

What: Beverage Tasting Series
Where: Top of the World Lounge at Bay Lake Tower
When: Thursdays 4:30-5:30 PM
Cost: $40 per person including tax and gratuity
Reservations: Call Member Services (1-800-800-9800)

Each tasting session offers expert insights and also includes a small-plate food pairing that complements the beverage served.

Upcoming Events

  • Beer tastings – Oct 26 & Nov 30
  • Bourbon tastings – Nov 2 & Dec 7
  • Wine tastings – Nov 9 & Dec 14
  • Mixology tastings – Nov 16 & Dec 21

Seasonal Events

  • Spiced and mulled cider – Nov 7
  • Thanksgiving cocktails – Nov 14 & 28
  • Chocolate-inspired holiday drinks – Dec 5
  • Hot holiday beverage – Dec 12
  • Coffee-inspired holiday drinks – Dec 19

To make reservations call DVC Member Services at 1-800-800-9800.

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New RCI Benefits for DVC Members

In addition to 30% off point values for RCI stays within 30 days and waived transaction fees through the end of 2017, Disney Vacation Club has added four new RCI benefits:

24-hour Cancellation Grace Period

RCI reservations can now be cancelled within 24-hours without receiving a cancellation penalty

Extension of Previously Deposited Points

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In addition to already being able to deposit DVC points into RCI for use in the current use year, DVC members now can extend deposited points for an additional year for a $100 fee.

Last Call Vacations

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Disney Vacation Club members can now book cash-only last minute vacations up to 45 days in advance:

  • Hotel Room or Studio: $269 plus tax for a 7-night stay
  • 1-Bedroom Villa or Suite: $294 plus tax for a 7-night stay
  • 2-Bedroom Villa or Suite: $319 plus tax for a 7-night stay

To check availability and book, visit the RCI website and search for Last Call Vacations.

Extra Vacation Getaways

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Disney Vacation Club members can now book cash-only “Extra Vacations” up to 540 days in advance, starting at $399 plus tax for 7-nights (price varies by season).

To check availability and book, visit the RCI website and search for Extra Vacation Getaways.

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2017 DVC Annual Meeting RSVP Online

Join Disney Vacation Club Senior Vice President and General Manager Ken Potrock and other Disney Vacation Club officials as DVCinfo live blogs the Disney Vacation Club Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 7.  The agenda includes the Board of Director  Meeting, where budgets and annual dues are approved, followed by the Member Meeting covering highlights for the coming year.

The 2017 Disney Vacation Club Annual Meeting will be held Thursday, December 7 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Convention Center.  Following the meeting, DVC Members can mingle and talk with DVC representatives while enjoying complimentary drinks and snacks.

Planning on Going?
  • Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
  • Times:
    • 2:00 PM EST- Board of Directors Meeting (budgets and dues approved)
    • 2:10 PM EST – Members Meeting (announcements of refurbs, new resorts, etc.)
  • Location:
    • Disney’s Contemporary Resort Convention Center
    • 4600 North World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
  • RSVP is required: RSVP online
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45th Anniversary DVC/AP Dining Discounts Extended Through Dec

Disney Parks has extended it’s 45th Anniversary Promotions for Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members through December.

Annual Passholders will receive 20% off the regular price of food and nonalcoholic beverages at 45 quick service and table service restaurants now through December 23, 2017.

Disney Vacation Club Members will receive 10% off the regular price of food and nonalcoholic beverages at 45 table service restaurants (different list than AP discounts) now through December 31, 2017.

List of Participating Restaurants and Locations

Quick/
Table
LocationRestaurant NameAP Discount
(through 12/23)
DVC Discount
(through 12/31)
Quick ServiceDisney SpringsDisney Food Trucks20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Animal Kingdom LodgeThe Mara20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Animal Kingdom Theme ParkFlame Tree Barbecue20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Beach Club ResortBeach Club Marketplace20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Blizzard Beach Water ParkLottawatta Lodge20%
Quick ServiceDisney's BoardWalkBoardWalk Bakery20%
Quick ServiceDisney's BoardWalkPizza Window20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Contemporary ResortContempo Café20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Grand Floridian Resort & SpaGasparilla Island Grill20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Hollywood StudiosABC Commissary20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Hollywood StudiosBacklot Express20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Polynesian Village ResortCapt. Cook's20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Typhoon Lagoon Water ParkLeaning Palms20%
Quick ServiceDisney's Wilderness LodgeRoaring Fork20%
Quick ServiceEpcotElectric Umbrella20%
Quick ServiceEpcotLiberty Inn20%
Quick ServiceESPN Wide World of Sports ComplexESPN Wide World of Sports Grill20%
Quick ServiceMagic Kingdom ParkPecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe20%
Table ServiceDisney SpringsD-Luxe Burger20%
Table ServiceDisney's Animal Kingdom LodgeBoma10%
Table ServiceDisney's Animal Kingdom LodgeJiko - The Cooking Place20%
Table ServiceDisney's Animal Kingdom ParkTusker House Restaurant10%
Table ServiceDisney's Animal Kingdom Theme ParkTiffins20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani VillageSanaa20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Beach Club ResortCape May Cafe20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's BoardWalkESPN Club20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's BoardWalkFlying Fish20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's BoardWalk ResortTrattoria al Forno10%
Table ServiceDisney's Caribbean Beach ResortShutters at Old Port Royale10%
Table ServiceDisney's Contemporary ResortCalifornia Grill10%
Table ServiceDisney's Contemporary ResortChef Mickey's10%
Table ServiceDisney's Contemporary ResortThe Wave... of American Flavors20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Fort Wilderness Resort & CampgroundTrail's End Restaurant20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa1900 Park Fare10%
Table ServiceDisney's Grand Floridian Resort & SpaCítricos20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Grand Floridian Resort & SpaGrand Floridian Cafe20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Grand Floridian Resort & SpaNarcoossee's20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Hollywood Studios50's Prime Time Café10%
Table ServiceDisney's Hollywood StudiosHollywood & Vine20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Hollywood StudiosMama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano10%
Table ServiceDisney's Hollywood StudiosSci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant10%
Table ServiceDisney's Hollywood StudiosThe Hollywood Brown Derby20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Old Key West ResortOlivia's Cafe20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Polynesian Resort'Ohana10%
Table ServiceDisney's Polynesian Village ResortDisney's Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show20%
Table ServiceDisney's Polynesian Village ResortKona Cafe20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Port Orleans Resort - RiversideBoatwright's Dining Hall20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Saratoga Springs Resort & SpaThe Turf Club Bar & Grill20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Wilderness LodgeArtist Point20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Wilderness LodgeWhispering Canyon Cafe20%10%
Table ServiceDisney's Yacht & Beach Club ResortsBeaches & Cream10%
Table ServiceDisney's Yacht & Beach Club ResortsYachtsman Steakhouse10%
Table ServiceDisney's Yacht Club ResortCaptain's Grille20%10%
Table ServiceEpcotAkershus10%
Table ServiceEpcotBiergarten Restaurant20%10%
Table ServiceEpcotCoral Reef Restaurant20%
Table ServiceEpcotCoral Reef Restaurant10%
Table ServiceEpcotLe Cellier Steakhouse10%
Table ServiceEpcotRose & Crown Dining Room20%10%
Table ServiceEpcotThe Garden Grill20%10%
Table ServiceMagic Kingdom ParkBe Our Guest10%
Table ServiceMagic Kingdom ParkCinderella's Royal Table10%
Table ServiceMagic Kingdom ParkCrystal Palace10%
Table ServiceMagic Kingdom ParkJungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen20%10%
Table ServiceMagic Kingdom ParkLiberty Tree Tavern10%
Table ServiceMagic Kingdom ParkPlaza Restaurant10%
Table ServiceMagic Kingdom ParkTony's Town Square Restaurant10%

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Upcoming 2017 DVC Member Events

As Autumn kicks off, it is a good time to review the remaining 2017 Disney Vacation Club Member Exclusive Events, including sold out events, events with upcoming registrations, and some newly announced events.  Check back for details as they become available.

Tuesday, October 31:
WDW & Disneyland Halloween PartiesSOLD OUT

Wednesday, November 8:
Member Night at Markham’s at Golden Oak

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  • Members and guests can dine at Markham’s farm-to-table restaurant in the clubhouse at Golden Oak residential community within WDW
  • Tickets are $130/person and can be purchased at 1-800-800-9800
  • See details for more information

Wednesday, November 15:
Disneyland Moonlight MagicSOLD OUT

Disneyland Resort Castle
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Thursday, November 23:
DVC Member Thanksgiving Dinner – SOLD OUT

  • To be held 3-5 PM at Disney’s Contemporary Resort’s Fantasia Ballroom
  • Cost is $75.60 per adult; $39.95 per child not including tax & gratuity
  • Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-800-9800 beginning Tuesday, October 10
  • See details for more information

Monday, December 4 & 11:
Epcot Moonlight Magic

Moonlight Magic
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Thursday, December 7:
2017 Annual Meeting of DVC Condo Association

  • Join DVCinfo in person as we live blog all the announcements!
  • Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
  • Times:
    • 2:00 PM EST- Board of Directors Meeting (budgets and dues approved)
    • 2:10 PM EST – Members Meeting (announcements of refurbs, new resorts, etc.)
    • Following meeting, DVC Members can mingle and talk with DVC representatives while enjoying complimentary drinks and snacks
  • Location:
    • Disney’s Contemporary Resort Convention Center
    • 4600 North World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
  • RSVP online

Sunday, December 24:
DVC Holiday Dinner

  • To be held at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  • Paid event.  Details to be announced
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Disney After Hours Returns in 2018

For the past two years, Disney Parks has held Disney After Hours ticketed events in the spring at Magic Kingdom Park, opening the park after hours to a limited number of guests to have the park to themselves, including complimentary ice cream, popcorn & select bottled beverages at carts throughout the park.

Dates

8:00 PM to 11:00 PM on the following dates:

  • Friday, January 19, 2018
  • Friday, January 26, 2018
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018
  • Thursday, February 8, 2018

9:00 PM to Midnight on the following dates:

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Thursday, March 8, 2018
Details

Disney After Hours nights do not replace Extra Magic Hours (EMH) for resort guests and are held on non-EMH dates. Tickets include park entry one hour before the event. Tickets are $119 in advance or $124 the day of the event. Tickets for DVC Members and Annual Passholders are $89. Tickets can be purchased online.

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Disney Hurricane Irma Closures & Cancellations

Updated 5:00 AM EDT 9/10/17

Resort Closures

Disney World Closures

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Closing Saturday, September 9 at 7 PM – Monday, September 11; Saturday, September 9 Rivers of Light performance canceled
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Closing Saturday, September 9 at 7 PM – Monday, September 11; Saturday, September 9 Fantasmic! and Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular performances canceled
  • Epcot: Closing Saturday, September 9 at 9 PM – Monday, September 11; The Saturday, September 9 Illuminations Reflections of Earth performance is canceled
  • Magic Kingdom: Closing early on Saturday, September 9 at 9 PM; The Saturday, September 9 Happily Ever After fireworks performance is canceled
  • Disney’s Blizzard Beach: Closed Friday, September 8 – Monday, September 11
  • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon: Closing Saturday, September 9 at 5 PM – Monday, September 11
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports: Closed Saturday, September 9 – Monday, September 11
  • Disney Springs: Closing Saturday, September 9 at 9 PM – Monday, September 11
  • Disney Dining: Will not enforcing dine reservation cancellation policies through Monday, September 11; Pre-paid dining and premium experiences will be automatically canceled and refunded

Transportation

  • Disney Resort transportation from Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park will end Saturday, September 9 at 8 PM
  • Disney Resort transportation from Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot and Disney Springs will end Saturday, September 9 at 10 PM

Event Cancellations

  • Night of Joy performance has been cancelled Saturday, September 9; Guests with tickets for Saturday can attend Friday’s event instead by exchanging their tickets at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Box Office; Requests for a full refund for either event night will be honored
  • Mickey’s Not-so-Scary Halloween Party has been cancelled Sunday, September 10; Guests are invited to exchange their event tickets for another Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party or upcoming Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, or a 1 Day Magic Your Way Tickets with Park Hopper Option, to be used within the next 2 years
  • To receive a full refund for event tickets or redeem these offers, Guests should call (407) 939-7818 by January 31, 2018 between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM or email Ticket.Inquiries@DisneyWorld.com

DVC Resort Reservations

You are eligible for a full or partial refund of your points or cash reservation for Hurricane warnings issued by the National Hurricane Center within 7 days of your arrival for an Orlando, Vero Beach, or Hilton Head DVC Resort or your place of residence.

Cancellations

  • Reservation with an arrival date within 7 days of an active Hurricane Warning can be cancelled online
  • Email Member Services with the following information once you cancel online to have your Vacation Points restored from Holding Account points:
    • Your name
    • Reservation number
    • Description of your request
  • Member Services will make the adjustment within 4 weeks
  • Points will be restored based on their type when originally applied (Banked, Borrowed, or Current Year)
  • If you have questions or concerns about how points will be returned, call Member Services at (800) 800-9800 or (407) 566-3800

Early Departures

  • At check-out, a Cast Member will refund remaining nights on reservations directly for cash reservation or will communicate to DVC Member Services to credit your points for reservations made using Vacation Points
  • Member Services will make the adjustment within 4 weeks
  • Points will be restored based on their type when originally applied (Banked, Borrowed, or Current Year Points)
  • If you have questions or concerns about how points will be returned, call Member Services at (800) 800-9800 or (407) 566-3800

Extensions

If your return flight or travel plans are impacted, and you wish to extend your stay, contact the front desk to extend your stay, based on availability.

Evacuations

In the event of a Resort evacuation, the same refund policy will apply. Check with the front desk to check out and request your refund.

Resources

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Reservation Dates for Remaining Moonlight Magic Events Announced

Disneyland Resort Castle
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Reservations are scheduled to begin on October 4 for the November 15 Moonlight Magic event at Disneyland Park.

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Reservations are scheduled to begin on October 24 for the December 4 and 11 Moonlight Magic events at Epcot for Members with a Disney Vacation Club Resort reservations.  Reservations are scheduled to begin on November 7 for Members without resort reservations (subject to availability).

Moonlight Magic events are complimentary after hours events at Disney Parks featuring shorter attraction wait times, entertainment, character appearances, and complimentary treats.  These events are part of Membership Magic Ever After, replacing the previously offered “Merry Member Mixers”.

Details

  • Reservations are required
  • Disney Vacation Club Membership Card and photo ID required at check-in
  • Complimentary admission to theme park is valid for duration of the event
  • For Members with a reservation at a Disney Resort hotel, party size is limited to the Member and up to the number of guests listed on their Disney Resort hotel reservation
  • For Members without a reservation at a Disney Resort hotel, party size is limited to the Member and up to 5 guests

Reservations

DVC Member Halloween Parties Announced

Disney Vacation Club announced three Halloween Parties for DVC Members and their guests to be held at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts as part of Membership Magic Ever After.  Members and their guests may dress as their favorite character while enjoying a DJ dance party, carnival-style games with prizes, face painters and a complimentary character photo, along with Halloween desserts, treats and non-alcoholic beverages.

Disneyland Resort Party

A Haunted Mansion-themed party at Disneyland will be held on October 31 from 3-5 PM in the Sequoia Ballroom at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa.

Walt Disney World Resort Parties

Two pirate-themed parties will be held at Walt Disney World Resort on October 31 from 3-5 PM and 7-9 PM in the Ballroom of the America’s at Disney’s Contemporary Resort.  Guests will also get to enjoy an opportunity to meet a Walt Disney World Ambassador and a pirate-themed selfie station.

Details

Reservations are required and will become available through Member Services on August 31.  The cost is $25 per person.  Costume Guidelines will be enforced.

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