One of our new affiliate advertisers is David's Vacation Club Rentals. Later this year I'll be writing a little bit more about "David's" since Mary Ann and I have purchased points to stay four nights in a Savannah View Studio during our trip in December. But I can tell you a little bit about the process so far; PLUS this was also our first time renting or using points.
Our experience with renting DVC points has been great so far. First, I used the Points Calculator to figure out how much it was going to cost for various options. We knew that three or four nights was our target for a DVC, and we were going to stay on property for an additional four nights with a family group as well. Once we had the dates, location (we really wanted an AKL Savannah view for this trip) and type of room, we submitted our request on David's site with a small deposit.
Everything you need is on David's web site. The Points Calculator, Reservation Form, Payment Form and so forth. Plus a lot of information you can read about to help you through. Honestly, if you want to stay at a Deluxe resort on WDW property, you will save money by renting points.
Once we started the process, everything has been smooth as silk. Our first request was not available for our dates; but our second request was. The response was less than a day. We received notice by email, paid the balance and shortly thereafter (couple of days) we received our contract for use with the actual DVC points owner.
Than we actually had a problem, since I didn't include Mary Ann's name as a guest, and you need to specifically have both persons name on the reservation. I notified David's by email and they quickly made the correction with owner. Now we were all set. Almost immediately, our reservation appeared on the Walt Disney World web site reservation page.
Other options for our trip were emailed to us (i.e. information on Magical Express) but the Frequently Asked Questions on David's Vacation Club Rental web site is comprehensive. At this point, it's just waiting to travel for our trip, and I'll write about our experience when that occurs. But for now, I am very satisfied with the point rental process
Although David's is an advertising affiliate, no consideration or special offers were provided us for our trip. We paid the full price, $13/point. Of course, if you decide to click on an ad in this article or on our web site, and then rent points for your trip, we will get a small commission (which of course, keeps us interested in managing our web sites, so thank you if you do.)