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MahaloWeen Returns to Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Hotel

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Aloha, Tiki fans! Reservations are now open for the popular MahaloWeen taking place October 12 and 13, 2015, at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Hotel. Trader Sam has reached into the spooky recesses of his treasure vault to create a fun and tasty event, steeped in the wild side of Polynesian legends. [...

DVCNews Debates: Renting reservation vs renting points

Written by Tim Krasniewski on . Posted in DVCNews Debates

DVCNews Debates

Renting has grown into a popular method for getting rid of Disney Vacation Club points that the owner cannot use.  Third-party agents like have emerged to make the process very painless for owners, while avenues like eBay, Craig's List and other Internet listings are also options. 

But to the owner looking to maximize the value from their points, another option is to secure a reservation during a period of peak demand and then look for a renter looking to take that specific reservation.  The market for a single reservation is undoubtedly smaller, but high demand combined with low cost during some DVC seasons can increase profits.  

However, given the already limited availabilty during these high-demand periods, speculative renting may hurt fellow owners who are ready and willing to use their points for the same period.  Some rental avenues--like the DISboards--have strict guidelines against renting existing reservations.

 Topic:  Is it right for owners to hold reservations for speculative rentals? 

DVC exclusive handbags marked-down 25%

Written by Tim Krasniewski on . Posted in Member Perks News

The online Disney Store has marked-down prices by 25% on each of the five exclusive Disney Vacation Club handbags from designers Dooney & Bourke and Vera Bradley released earlier this year.  DVC members save an additional 10%, along with Disney Store's usually free shipping offer for orders over $75.  

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A Unique Point of View: California Streamin’ Slide at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel

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If you’re a fan of California Screamin’ at Disney California Adventure park, you’ll love the California Streamin’ slide at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel. Set on top of the boardwalk-inspired, rooftop pool, the slide resembles a classic, beachside roller coaster. The longest slide at any of our resort hotels, California S...

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