Since all of the Disney parks around the globe are currently closed, we weren’t surprised to see other Disney properties taking similar action. Disney Vacation Club properties are now facing an extended closure as well.
We’ve been hard at work in the parks scoping out all the latest news for you and today we have all the details on what’s happening due to the ongoing Coronavirus closures and more.
- Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic ALL Disney Parks will be closed until the end of the month. See all of our coverage HERE.
We have a lot to share with you this week, so let’s jump right in…
While Disney World and Disneyland are shutting their gates along with the rest of the Disney Parks around the world, the Disney Cruise Line is canceling upcoming departures — as a precaution to promote safety for guests and cast members. So, if you’re a Disney Vacation Club Member, what does that mean for your points? Well, we did a little digging and got all the answers for you!
PLEASE NOTE: This post has been updated with additional information released on March 16, 2020, and also more information that followed on March 28th. As a reminder, all Disney World Resort hotels including all Disney Vacation Club properties and Disney’s Vero Beach Resort and Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort closed by 5:00 PM on March 20, 2020. Disney’s Aulani Resort in Hawaii also began a temporary closure on March 24th. All of these properties — as of March 27th — are closed “until further notice.”
Listen up, Disney Vacation Club members! You’ll be livin’ large soon! Or at least, hopefully sometime in the next few years.
We reported a few months ago that Disneyland had announced an all-new 12-story Disney Vacation Club time-share tower that was proposed to be built next to the Disneyland Hotel. Well, things seem to be moving forward because Disney has officially filed the first round of permits with the city of Anaheim AND they’ve released some details and concept art for the new tower, so let’s check out this future lap of luxury!
It’s a lovely bella notte at Disney’s new Riviera Resort!
Well, we guess it’s actually daytime, but it’s hard not to feel the European vibes in this new tribute to the European riviera! Regardless, we’ve got some GREAT NEWS about the resort’s signature restaurant, Topolino’s Terrace — Flavors of the Riviera. Get ready folks, because Topolino’s is now a participating restaurant with the Tables in Wonderland discount!
Primo Piatto serves as the resort’s quick service and grab-and-go location offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner! This trattoria serves hearty Italian favorites, which as owners of hearty appetites, we can really appreciate! And guess what, Disney dining plan peeps? Primo Piatto counts as a quick-service meal option for you guys! Now let’s go check it out!
BIG NEWS has just been announced for Disney Vacation Club members!
And it might impact your 2021 Walt Disney World plans! Keep reading to find out how these changes may affect your trip!