• On Feb 7, 2019
    Russell from KY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    if I book a vacation now for this summer and decided to join the DVC once we get down there, how would that work? We have friends that are members so I'm somewhat familiar with the program but what would happen in that situation?

    Hey there, Russell!

    Thanks so much for stopping back by the Disney Parks Moms Panel with another question for us. We're happy to help!

    Joining the Disney Vacation Club was one of the BEST decisions that I've ever made, so I highly recommend it! If you plan to continue visiting Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland or any of the other Disney Resorts like Aulani, then it will definitely be worth the investment. Plus, you'll have more reasons to keep visiting which is my favorite part of membership!

    If you decide to make the move to join during your upcoming vacation, unfortunately you will not be able to apply the money you spent on that vacation as a credit towards your membership. And chances are good that you won't actually close on your transaction until after returning home since it will take some time to draw up the papers. So if you want to get the benefits of membership on your upcoming trip, then you might want to go ahead and consider joining now. You can request a guided tour and speak to a Disney Vacation Club Guide who can walk you through the benefits of membership and answer any questions that you might have. Then you can sign all of the paperwork right at home and you'll be a member in just a short time. It's that easy!

    Russell, I hope this helps to answer your question and please let us know if you think of anything else. Have a magical day!

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Meet the Panelist: Carrie, Tennessee

Walt Disney World Resort is my happy place! If you happen to catch me when I'm not there, you'll find me planning my next trip because to me, dreaming of the next visit is half the fun. My children and I travel frequently as Disney Vacation Club members, and I would love to share some of the things that I've learned so that you can have the most magical vacation ever! Learn More About Carrie

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