Historical availability?

Art Vandelay

that's a shame
Any sites that track this? We're thinking about a beach cottage at Vero next year and since we don't have points at Vero, it'd be a 7 month out booking. I'm wondering how realistic it is. The plan b is multiple inn rooms and/or studios.
 

Micah008

Moderator
Staff member
Here is the best one I have seen, unfortunately it doesn't include Vero.

 

bnoble

he's right
Semi-relatedly, there’s been some more departures of data-driven people who “no longer feel comfortable” posting on DIS...similar to skier Pete’s departure. Anyone know what’s up with that?
 

DopeyRunr

the jeweled acrobats only perform amazing stunts f
I'm not sure how reliable those charts are. The first one I looked at, Animal Kingdom Value Studio, showed an overwhelming majority of timeframes "Mostly" available at 11 months, and some "Mostly" at ten months. That has certainly NOT been my experience over the last 5+ years. With the ease of booking and modifying online, it feels like everyone who wants those rooms is jumping on the split second availability opens, and walking reservations a week or more to secure the time they want.
 

Art Vandelay

that's a shame
Semi-relatedly, there’s been some more departures of data-driven people who “no longer feel comfortable” posting on DIS...similar to skier Pete’s departure. Anyone know what’s up with that?

Speculation on the Undis, but nothing concrete. "The DIS is self destructing"
 

i<3riviera

New member
I'm not sure how reliable those charts are. The first one I looked at, Animal Kingdom Value Studio, showed an overwhelming majority of timeframes "Mostly" available at 11 months, and some "Mostly" at ten months. That has certainly NOT been my experience over the last 5+ years. With the ease of booking and modifying online, it feels like everyone who wants those rooms is jumping on the split second availability opens, and walking reservations a week or more to secure the time they want.
very true, they're not perfect; it does attempt to enumerate things folks only bloviated about before so it's like ground penetrating radar vs. water witching: neither is correct but at least one tries to have some scientific basis

I'm not a fan of the charts because they made me buy more points; after being able to actually see the improved availability of one+ bedrooms over deluxe studios that everyone describes, I used logic against myself to justify expanding my purchase
 

heapmaster

New member
The person that made the now static thread on DIS was banned by the owners over a stupid reason, thats why its static now, but he made his own website to continue to provide DVC info and help to the DVC Community.
 
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