Fidelity Resales Blog

Disney Timeshares Prove Their Worth Again in 2016

Posted by Paul Rotter on May 11, 2016 10:14:23 AM

A year ago it was big news (though not a big surprise) when the independent analysts at Sharket.com ranked Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort the #1 timeshare property for resales. Sharket evaluated hundreds of timeshare resale transactions to determine which timeshare properties are the most likely to sell at high value, and Saratoga Springs came out on top with several other Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resorts not far behind. Twelve months later, Sharket has released its most recent analysis of the timeshare resale market, and once again, DVC resales are dominating the timeshare resale market in 2016.

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Topics: Disney Vacation Club, Marriott Vacation Club

DVC Adds New Member Benefits for 2016

Posted by Paul Rotter on Jan 5, 2016 2:26:46 PM

It's a big year for Disney Vacation Club members. 2016 marks the 25 anniversary of the vacation ownership program that now includes over 200,000 member families. The program, which has become wildly popular with Disney enthusiasts and vacationers over the past two and a half decades, now includes 13 uniquely themed resorts in four different states. To celebrate, DVC is launching a variety of exciting special events, offers, and new member services.

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Topics: Disney Vacation Club, Walt Disney World News & Events

The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Posted by Paul Rotter on Nov 10, 2015 10:14:11 AM

This Sunday marks 15 years since The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge opened as the fifth Disney Vacation Club resort. The Villas added 181 luxury units to the DVC portfolio and soon became a popular home resort for DVC members. Its success as a unique vacation experience is evident from expansion plans and rising resale prices.

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Topics: Disney Vacation Club, Walt Disney World News & Events, Disney Vacation Club Resorts

Top 5 Reasons to Stay at Disney's Polynesian Resort

Posted by Paul Rotter on Jun 29, 2015 12:58:41 PM
Get ready to experience the wonders of the South-Pacific without leaving the mainland! From tiki torches to koi ponds, every detail of the Polynesian Resort contributes to a unique and immersive tropical-themed environment. In the video below, the Fidelity Team takes a look at some of the best features to discover with the top 5 reasons to stay at Disney’s Polynesian Resort.
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Topics: Disney Vacation Club, Disney Vacation Club Resorts

New DVC Accommodations Coming Soon: Wilderness Lodge Cabins Announced

Posted by Diana Furey on May 21, 2015 8:58:00 AM

Since the summer of 2014, rumors have been swirling about the expansion of Disney's Wilderness Lodge! For quite some time now, there has been mention of turning the well-established Wilderness Lodge hotel rooms into DVC villas. Last week on May 15th, Disney filed a permit with South Florida Water Management District which confirmed that Disney is moving ahead with their plans for waterside vacation villas at the Wilderness Lodge!

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Topics: Disney Vacation Club, Walt Disney World News & Events, Disney Vacation Club Resorts

Top 5 Reasons to Stay at Disney's Boardwalk

Posted by Paul Rotter on May 11, 2015 9:22:08 AM
Prepare to be charmed by the Coney Island inspired attractions which include ragtime music, carnival games, and quaint cottages with private courtyards. Between the attractions and conveniences, this unique atmosphere inspired us to compile the top 5 reasons to stay at Disney’s BoardWalk Villas!
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Topics: Disney Vacation Club, Disney Vacation Club Resorts

Disney Vacation Club Financing Options

Posted by Paul Rotter on May 8, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Many current owners refer to DVC membership as "a dream come true" but the realization of this dream requires a rather significant financial obligation. For some, financing is the only way to make purchasing Disney Vacation Club affordable, while for others, financing can reduce the burden of the substantial initial costs. We examined several of the strongest opportunities for financing DVC and have compiled our research below to help make this process easier and the possibility of DVC ownership achievable.

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Topics: Disney Vacation Club

Independent Analysts Rank Disney Saratoga Springs #1 Timeshare Resort

Posted by Paul Rotter on Apr 16, 2015 12:12:00 PM

For years, we've been convinced that Disney's Saratoga Springs is one of the most exceptional vacation resorts available in the United States. Its family-friendly atmosphere, convenient location, and luxury accommodations have made it one of the most popular places to stay at Walt Disney World. In fact, we're so impressed by Saratoga Springs' DVC villas that we even recorded one of our visits. But now we're happy to report that the independent analysts over at Sharket.com have ranked the Disney Saratoga Springs Resort #1 for timeshare resales!

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Topics: Disney Vacation Club, Walt Disney World News & Events, Disney Vacation Club Resorts

Grand Opening of The BOATHOUSE at Downtown Disney

Posted by Diana Furey on Apr 14, 2015 8:29:00 AM

We already know how awesome Downtown Disney is, but somehow it just got even better! Monday, April 13th, was the grand opening of The BOATHOUSE restaurant located at the Landing, which is a new neighborhood that will soon become part of Disney Springs. It’s their first all-new dining spot that features real, floating dream-boats from the 30s, 40s, and 50s! 

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Topics: Disney Vacation Club, Walt Disney World Dining Experiences, Walt Disney World News & Events

Star Wars Weekend 2015 at Walt Disney World

Posted by Diana Furey on Apr 10, 2015 5:00:00 PM

***UPDATED May 18, 2015***

A long time ago (actually, it started in 1997), in a galaxy, far, far away (well, at Hollywood Studios in Florida) thousands of Star Wars fanatics from across the world came to Disney World  for the most exciting event of the year: Star Wars Weekends! (Cue the dramatic Star Wars theme music here). This year, many come dressed as their favorite characters, get pumped up to meet their personal heroes (or villains) at celebrity meet and greets, and get to hang out with other hard-core fans from all over the world. The weekend also features parades, trivia contests, and even dance parties!

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Topics: Disney Vacation Club, Walt Disney World Attractions & Recreation, Walt Disney World News & Events