15 thoughts on “DVC Show: Would You Extend Your DVC Contract?

  • November 30, 2020 at 9:22 am
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    I would

  • November 30, 2020 at 9:23 am
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    I would extend if it included blue card privileges.
    My resale Boardwalk contract expires in 2042.
    It will expire on my 82nd birthday. So I don’t really need an extension.

    • December 2, 2020 at 11:08 am
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      One thing you forgot to get into is cost of maintenance fees when bought okw in 1996 I paid 700.00 for 210 points now fees are 1700.00

      • December 2, 2020 at 12:31 pm
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        Sure maintenance fees are a consideration.
        Hopefully once extended, the resale / rental points market would still be attractive enough to compensate for years I might not go. Or if I just wanted to sell it off in my 70’s

  • November 30, 2020 at 9:55 am
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    Fun discussion, thank you. The main issues for me would be price of extension, and also, what resorts would I get to trade access to? Because I wouldn’t know what disney is going to do with other 2042 resorts. Will they even been DVC? Or converted into convention space or something…

  • November 30, 2020 at 10:01 am
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    We own at Saratoga Springs Resort, which doesn’t expire until 2054 when I’ll be 92 and my wife 91. We bought in with my daughter and son-in-law, and our grandkids love going to Walt Disney World. With this dynamic, I would extend my membership even though my wife and I wouldn’t be able to take advantage of it.

    • December 2, 2020 at 11:41 am
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      I’m reading the idea of extending your contract remember it’s a contract for the resort so if you extend that resort will be there you have a legal contract. Prices and cost will keep going up ! I never thought when I bought in that these timeshares would be that popular around the world
      I have met people from Germany, France. England etc. They all bought in

  • November 30, 2020 at 10:30 am
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    I own Hilton head points with a 2042 expiration. I don’t think I would extend at this particular property as I’m not sure how long Disney will own it after that. Also I can’t imagine what the dues would be.

  • November 30, 2020 at 11:07 am
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    DEFINITELY. I am obsessed with being a DVC member.

  • November 30, 2020 at 11:58 am
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    We extended our OKW to 2057 when the offer was made several years ago. Our kids were babies then and we felt it was worth it to extend to give them a chance to continue using it, and the price was attractive. We own at Saratoga and Hilton Head as well and I would consider extending there if the price was right and, as someone mentioned above, if the blue card privileges continued.

  • November 30, 2020 at 1:28 pm
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    We bought into DVC back in 1994 with Old Key West Resort being our home resort. Our membership will expire in 2042. A few years back, they gave us the option to extend our ownership. At the time, we didn’t want to do it for financial reasons. Now, my wife and I are much better off and would certainly do it. We’ll be in our 80’s when our membership expires, so we want to do it for our grandchildren.

  • November 30, 2020 at 1:28 pm
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    We also own at Saratoga Springs Resort and bought in 2006. The contract expires in 2054 and I’ll be 107. I don’t think I’ll make it that long. I’ll leave it up to my three sons on what to do. Just a thought, if you do the math on just yearly fees I think we are looking at about $6000 or more by 2054. Having said that I don’t think I would extend.

  • November 30, 2020 at 2:07 pm
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    I think I would pass. I’ll be 103 and my wife will be 105 when BLT expires so it will be a race to see which expires both of us, me or the contract. 🙂

    We will pass the contracts to our daughter if she is interested in it.

    John

  • November 30, 2020 at 2:29 pm
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    I would not. (I’ll be too old). But also, FWIW, the market has NEVER valued the extended contracts anywhere near what Disney charged for them. Not a good value at Disney’s price for the extension.

  • November 30, 2020 at 4:41 pm
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    Same as the folks above. I will be nearly 90, so no. However, if I owned at one of the 2042″s it would depend GREATLY on how long this “less-for-more” policy continues at D.V.C., and Disney Parks in general.

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