April Use Year? Reminder to Bank Points By November 30th!

We’re back with another reminder about DVC use years and banking deadlines. It’s November, Christmas decorations are on Main Street, U.S.A. and there’s a Disney Vacation Club banking deadline approaching. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is back this month and the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays is just around the corner. Just in case you’ve been enjoying the season and lost track of time, DVC Resale Experts wants to make sure you don’t lose your points! If you don’t plan to use them to book a trip, remember to bank your DVC points. If you have an April use year, this is a reminder that your deadline to bank points is November 30th.

Disney Vacation Club Banking Deadlines

A use year is a part of every Disney Vacation Club contract. It’s the month when your new points are allotted each year. A Disney Vacation Club Member’s use year also identifies the deadline to use points, or bank them by, so they aren’t lost. Remember, you don’t have to be within a certain use year to book with your DVC points. The eleven month out home resort booking advantage allows you to reserve stays at your resort before others. If you are eligible to book at other Disney Vacation Club resorts, you can do that seven months out. When it comes to banking, borrowing and use years, resale operates the same as contracts bought directly.

Here is the full list of all the DVC use years and the banking deadlines for each. 

Use YearLast Day to Bank Points
FebruarySeptember 30
MarchOctober 31
AprilNovember 30
JuneJanuary 31
AugustMarch 31
SeptemberApril 30
OctoberMay 31
DecemberJuly 31

More on Disney Vacation Club Use Years

Does your use year matter? Your Disney Vacation Club use year can be important if you have a rigid travel schedule and need to book your stays within the same time period each year. You can read more about use year basics in our post What Does Disney Vacation Club Use Year Mean. Here you’ll find helpful insight regarding having more than one contract and tips for having the same or different use years. There’s also more to think about regarding adding on points, how to pick a use year for those interested in becoming a Member for the first time and more. If you have any particular questions about picking a use year, you can always get in touch and ask an Expert! 

DVC Resale Experts

DVC Resale Experts is a licensed real estate broker with a team that specializes in resale DVC. Our licensed real estate agents are former Disney Vacation Club Guides and have decades of experience selling DVC. This means you can expect pixie dusted service and helpful insight. Whether you’re interested in becoming a Member through buying resale, adding on points or selling DVC points, an Expert can help guide you through the process. Ready to sell DVC points? Reach out today for a complimentary valuation of your contract. Thinking about buying resale points? See our current resale DVC listings. If you don’t see what you’re wishing for, join the DVC Resale Experts Buyer Wish List to be contacted when the right contract is listed on the market.

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Nicole is a native Floridian who attended the University of Central Florida and decided to call the land of theme parks home. She’s been sharing magical tips, tricks and Orlando travel and tourism favorites online for over a decade.

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