DVC Membership Magic Ever After

By Kristen Tutas / January 10, 2017

As Disney Vacation Club celebrated “25 years and BEYOND” in 2016, you could say 2017 is the year “BEYOND” begins. Fueled by that forward-looking spirit, Disney Vacation Club recently unveiled “Membership Magic Ever After,” a colorful collection of extended Membership Extras from 2016, additional offers and opportunities for 2017 and new Disney developments that together will help pen the next great chapter in our community’s collective story.

Among the instantly popular 2016 offerings continuing in 2017 are the Member Lounge for Members visiting Epcot (a lofty space on the second floor of the park’s iconic Imagination! Pavilion), complimentary events after hours in Disney Parks (events to be known this year as “Disney Vacation Club Moonlight Magic”), doubled Walt Disney World Resort merchandise discounts (the new 20 percent discount, up from the previous 10 percent discount, is valid at select Disney-owned-and-operated shops at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney’s Vero Beach Resort and Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort), expanded Walt Disney World dining discounts (Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is now the only Walt Disney World-owned-and-operated table-service restaurant excluded from the 10 percent discount offer) and the waiving of the customary $95 RCI transaction fee (for new RCI reservations made in 2017).

New offerings for 2017, meanwhile, include the addition of a proposed 14th resort to the neighborhood (Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, scheduled to open in 2017 and not yet fully registered or available for sale), the first Eastern Caribbean Member Cruise (an already-sold-out Aug. 26-Sept. 2 voyage aboard the Disney Fantasy ship – another Member Cruise first) and the expansion of a personalized vacation-planning service that allows Members to modify a reservation by speaking to the very Member Services Advisor who helped make that reservation in the first place (this service debuted in 2016 for Disney Vacation Club Resort reservations and is scheduled to expand to all reservations – including those beyond Disney Vacation Club Resorts – later this year).

Add a growing slate of new offerings from our neighboring Disney Parks (where the first Epcot International Festival of the Arts and the highly anticipated debut of Pandora: The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom are among the headline-grabbing additions), and there’s never been a better time to hear the words “welcome home.”

Keep checking the website for more “Membership Magic Ever After” offerings throughout the year as new details become available. In the meantime, access the latest information online at

Please note that some of the above offerings are only available to Members who purchase points direct from Disney Vacation Development Inc. You should not purchase or add on real estate interest in a Disney Vacation Club Resort in reliance upon the continued availability or renewal or extension of these offers. These offers may only be available to Members at various times and may or may not be renewed or extended. Membership Extras, such as vacation options in the Disney and Concierge Collections, certain discounts, offers, and special events are incidental benefits. These incidental benefits are subject to change or termination without notice, may require the payment of a fee and cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. Membership Extras are also subject to availability and block–out dates may apply, including high periods of demand such as Christmas and New Year’s Day. To receive any Membership Extras, purchasers must present a valid Disney Vacation Club Membership Card along with a corresponding valid photo ID. Disney and Concierge Collections options are not available for ownership interests not purchased directly from Disney Vacation Development, Inc. after March 21, 2011, and, effective April 4, 2016, Members who do not purchase an ownership interest directly from Disney Vacation Development Inc. will not have access to Membership Extras.

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Kristen Tutas