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A Unique Point of View: Redwood Creek Slide at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

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At Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at the Disneyland Resort, the pool area is set amid woodsy grounds and rugged boulders. The Redwood Pool features the Redwood Creek Slide, a 90-foot-long waterslide that curves around a giant Redwood tree stump. As we did with the Monorail Pool slides at the Disneyland H...

Fitness Fun at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

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A vacation to Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, has something for everyone - including those looking to stay in shape. The Hawaiian resort offers energizing classes daily that cater to all types of workouts. Some of my favorites include: Paddle Fitness, Beach Body Blast and Ocean Yoga (yoga on a surfboard in the Ko...

DVCNews Debates: Home resort importance

Written by Tim Krasniewski on . Posted in DVCNews Debates

DVCNews Debates

There was a time when advice to "buy where you want to stay" would dominate all Disney Vacation Club discussions, regardless of the financial impact.  But as prices for newer resorts have risen, the conversation has increasingly turned toward the most cost-effective means of joining DVC, with buyers advised to "take their chances" with non-Home resort bookings 7 months prior to arrival.

The price disparity is most profound at the newest properties including Disney's Polynesian Villas and the Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort, properties where both direct and resale prices are nearly double other resale alternatives.  Securing the Home resort advantage at either of those properties comes at a steep price.

 Topic:  What purchase advise you would give to a buyer today, particularly one with a preference for either the Polynesian or Grand Floridian? 

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