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A Disney Parks & Vacation Club Podcast Tom, Damon and Trevor are Disney enthusiasts who can't stop talking about anything and everything Disney. On Welcome Home, they talk about everything related to Disney Parks and Disney Vacation Club. Let their obsession become your entertainment and Disney information source.

A Disney Parks & Vacation Club Podcast Tom, Damon and Trevor are Disney enthusiasts who can't stop talking about anything and everything Disney. On Welcome Home, they talk about everything related to Disney Parks and Disney Vacation Club. Let their obsession become your entertainment and Disney information source.
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A Disney Parks & Vacation Club Podcast Tom, Damon and Trevor are Disney enthusiasts who can't stop talking about anything and everything Disney. On Welcome Home, they talk about everything related to Disney Parks and Disney Vacation Club. Let their obsession become your entertainment and Disney information source.

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Episodes

Episode 46: DVC Resale Changes, Trevor's Trip & Buzzy!

1/7/2019
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The guys are back from holiday break and start off 2019 with special guests, Derek DeBoer & Marissa Vallotton from DVC Resale Market. DVC is making big changes to the way it treats DVC Resale contracts. Marissa & Derek answer all your questions about the upcoming changes and DVC Resale. The guys discuss Trevor's upcoming Disney trip. There is a new premium event taking place at Top of the World lounge and the guys are intrigued by what it offers. Buzzy, the animatronic famous for his role in...

Duration:01:49:28

Episode 45: Tom's DVC Contract, Beauty & the Beast Ride & Riviera Speculation

12/10/2018
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In Episode 45, Tom talks about his soon to be purchased DVC contract and the implications of having a different use year. Several listeners wrote in giving the positives and negatives of 2 use years and the guys talk about them. Disney recently gave us a first look at the Beauty and the Beast ride being built at Tokyo Disneyland and the guys discuss their thoughts on this new ride. In a new segment called "Rampant Speculation", the guys speculate on what is being built next to Tatooine...

Duration:01:35:55

Episode 44: New DVC Resorts, Auto PhotoPass & Destination D

11/30/2018
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In Episode 44, the guys discuss the new concept art released for the Riviera Resort and the recently announced Reflections resort. 2019 DVC dues are going up a bit more than normal and the guys debate the impact of these increases. Destination D recently gave us tons of news about the Disney Skyliner, Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the Star Wars hotel, and lots of new attractions coming to the parks. The guys discuss their thoughts on all of these new...

Duration:01:51:18

Episode 43: DVC Resale Booking Windows, Disney+ & Wreck It Ralph VR

11/12/2018
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In episode 43, the guys answer a listener question about if or when DVC might decide to restrict the 11 month booking window to direct buyers only. Tom is buying a resale DVC contract and talks about the process so far. Disney is launching it's own streaming service, called Disney+, in 2019. They recently announced that one of the shows on this new service will be a docu-series about Imagineering. The guys discuss their thoughts on this upcoming show. New details have been announced about...

Duration:03:18:09

Episode 42: New DVC Resort Update, Jim Cummings & Marvel Land

10/29/2018
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In episode 42, the guys answer a question from a listener about eating and drinking around Epcot. A new DVC resort has been announced for the former River Country site and the guys discuss their thoughts on the details of this new resort. An exclusive DVC Member Christmas and New Year's Eve party is announced and the guys debate if these parties are worth the price. The guys interview Jim Cummings, the famous voice behind Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, and so many classic Disney movies and TV...

Duration:03:08:06

Episode 41: DVC Resort Name, Damon's Scary Detour & Spaceship Earth

10/15/2018
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In episode 41, the guys answer a listener question about staying at the Villas at Grand Californian with DVC points. A recent survey of DVC members leaked a possible name for a new DVC resort and the guys discuss their thoughts on the name. Reunion Station at Copper Creek is lifting restrictions on it's up-charge lounge to attract more customers and one time DVC points increase in price. The guys debate what this means for DVC members. Even more details have come out about the Millennium...

Duration:03:19:22

Episode 40: New Ticket Pricing, Epcot Rumor & the Millennium Falcon

10/1/2018
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In episode 40, the guys talk about a new DVC VIP Experience for the upcoming Nightmare Before Christmas concert in October and whether it's worth the hefty price tag. Disney announced 19 new and limited time experiences for 2019 and the guys discuss which ones they are most excited about. Date based ticket pricing will take effect in October bringing change to the way guests buy tickets. The guys debate what this means for the resort and why they think Disney is making this change. There is...

Duration:03:07:49

Welcome Home Waitlist: Ride-less IP

9/24/2018
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In this episode of Welcome Home Waitlist, the guys welcome special guest Ziggy from Ziggyknowsdisney.com to discuss which intellectual properties that Disney owns, but has not yet turned into a ride or attraction. The guys imagine what that ride might look like if it ever came to fruition.

Duration:01:05:45

Episode 39: Food & Wine, DVC Resale Value & The Void

9/17/2018
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In episode 39, the guys welcome Ziggy from ZiggyKnowsDisney.com to give his review of the Epcot Food & Wine Festival. DVC Resale Market put out a list of the most economical DVC Resale contracts to buy and the guys discuss how that would effect their buying decisions. Minnie Van prices are changing to a flat fee plus a per mile charge and the guys consider whether it's worth it to use the service anymore. The Wreck It Ralph VR experience is confirmed to be coming to the Void later this year....

Duration:02:54:04

Welcome Home Waitlist: Ride Resurrection

9/10/2018
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Welcome to the Waitlist, a mini episode of Welcome Home on off weeks covering non-news Disney topics. In this week's Waitlist, the guys re-imagineer their favorite rides that are no longer operating.

Duration:01:06:32

Episode 38: DVC Resale, Oga's Cantina & Spaceship Earth

9/3/2018
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In episode 38, the guys have Marissa and Derek from DVC Resale Market on the show to answer listener questions about DVC Resale. Artist Point is changing from a quiet signature dining experience to character dining this winter, featuring Snow White, Grumpy and Dopey. The guys discuss their thoughts on this change. More details have been announced for one of the restaurants at Star Wars Land. It's called Oga's Cantina and the guys give their opinions on what this restaurant should be....

Duration:01:22:31

Episode 37: DVC Member Cruise, WDW Railroad & Damon's Trip Report

8/20/2018
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In Episode 37, the guys read a listener submitted review of this year's DVC Member Cruise and discuss their thoughts on this special event. The guys answer a listener question about taking a senior guest to WDW. DVC is selling new merchandise in pop up stores around WDW and the guys talk about their favorites. Disney will be closing the Tomorrowland Speedway and the WDW Railroad in preparation for Tron coaster construction and the guys discuss their thoughts on these closures. The guys talk...

Duration:02:54:19

Episode 36: Listener Email Follow Up, DVC Perks & Damon's Trips

8/6/2018
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In episode 36, Damon and Trevor read listener responses to last episode's Owner's Locker question. The guys also read some suggestions from a listener about traveling with a baby at WDW. A timeshare license has been granted for the newest DVC resort, the Riviera, which is currently under construction. The guys discuss their thoughts on the next steps for this resort. DVC recently announced that the Epcot Member Lounge would be returning for 2019 and that members can get early access to...

Duration:02:55:21

Episode 35: Owner's Locker, Holiday Overlays & Wreck-It Ralph VR

7/23/2018
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In episode 35, the guys are joined by Damon's wife and answer listener questions about Owner's Locker and Extra Fastpasses for DVC tours. Toy Story Land will be getting a holiday overlay this year and the group discusses their thoughts on what could be included. Bug's Land in Disney's California Adventure gets a closing date to make way for a Marvel land. The group discusses what could be in store for this area of the park. An old Disneyland and Epcot bus at a museum was accidentally crashed...

Duration:02:33:56

Episode 34: Babies at WDW, Damon's Trip Report & Force Ghosts

7/9/2018
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In episode 34, Damon returns to the show and gives the guys a report on his latest WDW trip. The guys answer another listener question, this time about taking a baby to WDW and rider switch. DVC Members lose the recently gained ability to modify existing reservations shortly after it rolled out. The guys discuss the news that the controversial pet policy at WDW may be ending in October. The guys have a WDW Speed Round and discuss Toy Story Land opening, Magical Express, Mickey & Minnie's...

Duration:03:05:50

Episode 33: DVC Contract Extension, New DVC Member Site & Paid Preview Events

6/25/2018
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In Episode 33, the guys welcome special guest Russ from DVCinfo.com. The guys answer a listener question about a first trip to WDW and whether DVC will extend contracts at resorts. The DVC Member site has been updated with new features, including the ability to modify existing reservations and combining the Resort Availability tool with the booking tool. The guys discuss their thoughts on this change. Tom and Trevor ask Russ questions about the possible new DVC resort on the old River...

Duration:03:06:13

Episode 32: Listener Email, New DVC Resort & Damon's Trip

6/11/2018
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In Episode 32, the guys answer DVC questions sent in by listeners. We finally know what Project 89 is and as we predicted, it's a DVC resort! The guys discuss their thoughts on this potential new DVC resort. Disney announces new information about Star Wars: Galaxy Edge including free roaming robots, new information on the Battle Escape attraction and the name of the outpost the land is set in. The guys also discuss the recently confirmed location of the Star Wars Hotel. Annual Passholders at...

Duration:01:35:45

Episode 31: Trevor's WDW Trip Report, Whisper(ing) Canyon & Star Wars

5/28/2018
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In episode 31, Trevor returns to tell the guys all about his recent WDW vacation including a review of the Star Wars virtual reality experience and his first DVC stay. DVC Member Cruise dates have been announced and the guys discuss whether they are interested in booking it. Whispering Canyon Cafe cast members have been asked to tone down the shenanigans and the guys discuss their thoughts on this change. The annual report on Theme Park attendance for 2017 has been released and includes some...

Duration:03:05:02

Episode 30: Reunion Station, DVC Cruise & Wheezy

5/14/2018
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In episode 30, Tom and Damon welcome special guest Chad to talk about Reunion Station opening at Copper Creek Villas. DVC has released a limited time benefit to save points when booking a cruise using points and the guys discuss whether it's worth it. More information emerges about the mysterious "Project 89" by way of permit filings. The guys discuss what this mystery project could end up being. Disney has confirmed that the space themed restaurant at Epcot is still happening and will not...

Duration:02:49:05

Episode 29: Copper Creek, Disney Tech & New Monorail

4/30/2018
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In Episode 29, the guys revisit last episodes topic of the "First Welcome Home" benefit with poll results from Facebook. Copper Creek Villas are 50% declared and the guys try to tell you what that means (they may be totally wrong). Donald's Dino Bash is premiering next month at Animal Kingdom and the guys discuss what they'd like to see with this new offering. Woody appears in giant form at the Toy Story Land entrance. In a new segment called DisTech, the guys discuss Disney technology...

Duration:03:02:13