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Old 02-16-2017, 05:08 PM   #1
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Finally took the plunge!

So as I mentioned in Her Dotness' thread, DH and I finally took the plunge and bought into DVC. We are so excited!! We have already been looking at when we can go use our points for the first time.

Our home resort is the Poly and that is one resort we haven't ever stayed at so we are definitely looking forward to that.

DH might be sent to another optical conference in October and his boss would pay for us to stay at the Contemp and for DH's airfare and conference fees. So we are thinking that if that happens we will see about moving over to the Poly for a few days after the conference and check it out.

DS is excited about being able to split the "cost" of stays with his friend whose family also has DVC. It will be cool because they can stay longer and not use up anyone's points!!

Also been looking at stays in Hawaii. We have been to Hawaii twice but both times to Maui so going to Aulani would allow us to see a different island.

As you can tell from my rambling, we are just very excited!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-16-2017, 06:27 PM   #2
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Congrats. Sounds like a lot of fun trips in the making.
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Congrats and ! We've stayed in a DVC studio at the Poly in the Moorea building. We were on the top floor and had an awesome view across the lagoon to MK. I watched Wishes every night from our balcony in my pajamas. it!
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You will love Aulani in Hawaii. We will going back for our second visit next year. Congrats!!
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Congrats and welcome home! We absolutely adored Aulani and we're planning a return trip in a couple of years' time.
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Congratulations! I hope your membership brings your family as much joy as ours has brought us!
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Old 04-03-2017, 08:04 AM   #8
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'Grats much!

I certainly understand the when-can-we fever since we converted our DVC cash stay to points after deciding to buy into DVC. When DVC fever hits, you get it baaaad.

Next thing to beware of is addonitis which got us barely a month after closing on our original contract. Just warning ya.
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Congrats and you will enjoy it so much for many years to come.
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Old 05-22-2017, 11:43 AM   #14
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I am soooooo ready to go and try out our new membership. DH getting time off from work and me getting time away from dealing with my dad's house is the biggest problem!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Plus, we will wait until a cooler part of the year. We cannot handle the HOT of summer down there.
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