Disney Vacation Club has reached a new affiliation agreement with Interval International. Today it was announced that the two companies signed a deal to affiliate 15 Disney Vacation Club resorts in Florida, California, Hawai’i, and South Carolina. The agreement reinstates a deal that first was established in 1995.
“Since opening our first resort in 1991, we’ve been unwavering in our passion to provide our Members with one-of-a-kind vacations,” said Bill Diercksen, senior vice president and general manager of Disney Vacation Club. “As we continue to grow our portfolio of new experiences, we are excited to join forces with Interval International to offer our Members even more ways to use their points through access to Interval’s quality exchange network and their travel and lifestyle offerings.”
The deal will go into effect on January 1, 2022. With it, Disney Vacation Club Members will be able to access a variety of travel and leisure benefits offered by Interval International. This will also include the opportunity to exchange points from Disney Vacation Club for stays at Interval’s network. This network includes more than 3,200 properties around the globe.
Disney Vacation Club Members will be able to have multiple exchange opportunities and also upgraded benefits and services. This will include the ability to exchange points towards ShortStay Exchange®, receive discounts on Getaway vacation rentals, and utilize VIP ConciergeSM for personal assistance, 24/7. At a later date, Interval’s hotel exchange benefit will also become available to eligible Disney Vacation Club Members.
“For the past 30 years, Disney Vacation Club has been a leader in vacation ownership and has provided its Members and guests with exceptional experiences. We are delighted to welcome them back to the Interval network,” said Jeanette Marbert, president of Interval International. “Our companies have always shared a strong commitment to customer service excellence. This common vision, along with the superior quality of Disney’s world-class resorts, make this affiliation an ideal match for our members.”
The agreement that was announced today includes the following properties:
Ko Olina, Hawai‘i
Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
The Villas at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Disney’s Old Key West Resort
Disney’s Boardwalk Villas
Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Disney’s Beach Club Villas
Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas
Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows
Cooper Creek Villas and Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Disney’s Riviera Resort
Vero Beach, Florida
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort
Disney Vacation Club debuted in 1991. It currently has more than 250,000 Member families from all 50 states in the United States and also members from more than 100 countries. Those who wish to learn more about becoming a Disney Vacation Club Member can do so at disneyvacationclub.com.
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