DVC at the Polynesian – what is next?

Well it has been one of the worst kept secrets over the past few months. With leaked plans and a treasure trove of rumours – some part of it had to be true. However what is odd about this short official announcement is that it happened at all. It is really not a standard Disney approach to DVC – normally the official announcement is much later in the process. So what happened?

It would seem that the demand for The Villas at Grand Floridian is very high and they are selling fast and at a premium price. When I heard of the price point I thought, this is insane, there is no way this is going to fly in this economy. Well I was so wrong. These things are selling and selling fast. It in fact has created a run on the resale market increasing price per point dramatically – I really did not see that coming. Imagine buying a few timeshares a few months ago and flipping them now at a premium price – this is not only unheard of in the timeshare world – but would seem impossible except we are talking about Disney. Only Disney could make such an impossibility, a reality. Continue reading “DVC at the Polynesian – what is next?”

Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort – A Stay Like No Other

Walt Disney World is filled with hidden gems, if you take some time to go off the beaten track you can find those hidden gems and discover something about Disney and maybe even rediscover yourself or your family.

For my families 2013 Spring Break trip this year, we decided to have a quick 1 night stay at Disney’s Hilton Head Resort in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Yes, it is not in Walt Disney World itself, but it is a Disney Vacation Club Resort and it is important to sometimes visit the Disney Magic that exists off site. Is there such a thing? I mean really Disney magic offsite – kind of sounds impossible – well trust me it exists if you know where to look! Continue reading “Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort – A Stay Like No Other”