How much does 150 DVC points cost?

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Since 1991, Disney Vacation Club Members have enjoyed that “welcome home” feeling as they check in at their home resort. When it debuted more than thirty years ago, the Disney Vacation Club timeshare had just one resort to stay at. That property is known as Disney’s Old Key West Resort today. There are now many home resorts to choose from and where you buy changes the price of Membership. How much is 150 DVC points? How much does 150 DVC points cost? Let’s determine pricing options based on what you may want from DVC ownership.

Disney Vacation Club Cost: How much is 150 DVC points?

It’s exciting when you start to explore the world of Disney Vacation Club. Becoming a Member is a milestone for many fans of Disney Parks and destinations.

The 150 DVC points cost varies greatly depending on two things:

  • What DVC resort are you buying points at?
  • Are you buying DVC resale, points being sold by a Member, or direct, from Disney Vacation Club?

How much is 150 points at each DVC resort?

In the table below we’re looking over some figures to help you get an idea for the cost of 150 DVC points. Pricing will vary based on some choices you can make as a potential buyer. If you’re considering value, you’ll want to explore how long Disney Vacation Club Membership is because it varies based on the home resort property on the contract.

Disney Vacation Club
Home Resort
150 Points at
Resale Rate**
150 Points at
Direct Rate
Potential Savings
with Resale
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas$15,000$31,500$16,500
Aulani, Disney Vacation Club Villas$14,400$33,750$19,350
Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort$19,650$41,250$21,600
Disney’s Beach Club Villas$20,100$41,250$21,150
Disney’s BoardWalk Villas$16,500$36,000$19,500
Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge$15,300$32,250$16,950
Copper Creek Villas and Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge$19,950$37,500$17,550
The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness ResortRare for resale*$33,750Not yet available
The Villas at Disneyland HotelRare for resale*$35,850Not yet available
The Villas at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel$38,850$46,500$7,650
The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort$22,500$34,500$12,000
Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort$8,850$24,750$15,900
Disney’s Old Key West Resort$11,400$30,750$19,350
Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows$21,900$37,500$15,600
Disney’s Riviera Resort$17,400$33,750$16,350
Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort$14,100$30,750$16,650
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort$7,800$22,500$14,700

*Newer resorts are rare DVC resale market contracts and not commonly found until at least a few years after the resort has been around.

**The average DVC resale per point price varies and changes over time. The averages shown may not accurately represent the point value you are interested in, especially as time passes.

A straight up from underneath view of a beaded chandelier at Disney's BoardWalk Inn
Looking up from underneath one of the detailed chandeliers at Disney’s BoardWalk Villas.

Understanding How it Works: Disney Vacation Club Basics

For those new to DVC, first you should know that the Disney timeshare uses a flexible, point based booking system. You don’t have a designated week of the year to visit. Instead, you decide how many points you want based on what aligns with your anticipated travel needs. This includes details like the times of year you plan to visit and what size villas you want to stay in.

You can discover how many DVC points you need for different stays using DVC point charts.

Here’s how 150 DVC points works in an example scenario:

The Carter family buys a 150 point contract at Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. They can buy more or less than this but choose to buy 150 DVC points because it seems to be a good fit for their vacation style. After looking at the Disney Vacation Club point charts for Bay Lake Tower, the Carters see it takes just under 150 points to stay in a Theme Park View Deluxe Studio in early May. This is their favorite time of year to visit and it required 146 points in both 2024 and 2025. They also like to visit during the first week of December after the Disney decorations go up but before the month gets too busy. This costs just over their chosen point value at 155 points in both 2024 and 2025.

It’s possible for the Carters to book their stay, then bank their leftover points to combine them with points from the following use year. This would give them 154 points instead of just 150. Because DVC is so flexible, they could borrow points from the following use year or purchase one time use points to have the right amount for what they want to book.

There isn’t a perfect amount of DVC points to buy but the options within the system help you make the most of whatever point value you choose. So, 150 points is a common point value that people purchase but the quantity you should buy really depends on what kind of stay you plan to book each year.

What does 150 DVC points get you? How many nights does 150 DVC points get you?

The number of points you buy, also called your point value, determines what you can book using your Membership. In many instances, 150 points can get you a week long stay at a Disney Vacation Club resort each year. It also depends on the time of year you book.

How much does each DVC point cost?

To break it down further, this is how much one DVC point costs at each home resort in early 2024. The per point price of DVC changes at Disney each year. We typically see Disney Vacation Club raise prices on a few resorts at a time. With resale DVC, the market changes regularly.

There’s something else you should know about DVC points. The numbers shown for DVC resale per point prices below are an average based on contracts of different sizes.

The number of points you buy directly affects the per point price.

A small 25 point contract is likely to cost more per point than a 200 point contract at the same home resort.

Disney Vacation Club
Home Resort
Average Resale
Price Per Point**
Direct Early 2024
Price Per Point
Potential Savings
with Resale Per Point
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas$100$210$110
Aulani, Disney Vacation Club Villas$96$225$129
Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort$131$275$144
Disney’s Beach Club Villas$134$275$141
Disney’s BoardWalk Villas$110$240$130
Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge$102$215$113
Copper Creek Villas and Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge$133$250$117
The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness ResortRare for resale*$225Not yet available
The Villas at Disneyland HotelRare for resale*$239Not yet available
The Villas at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel$259$310$51
The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort$150$230$80
Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort$59$165$106
Disney’s Old Key West Resort$76$205$129
Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows$146$250$104
Disney’s Riviera Resort$116$225$109
Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort$94$205$111
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort$52$150$98

*Newer resorts are not commonly found on the resale market until at least a few years after the resort has been around.

**The average DVC resale per point price varies and changes over time. Look at current listings or talk to an Expert for an accurate price point for your specific interests.

Green grass meets a blue sky next to the multi-story Bay Lake Tower building that overlooks a lake.
Blue skies and sunshine over Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. You can purchase 150 DVC points at this resort for much cheaper on the resale market.

Is 150 DVC points enough?

Deciding how many points you need depends on your vacation wishes. Do you want to stay in three bedroom grand villas? Perhaps an economic studio is more your style. Points can go pretty far at older resorts like Disney’s BoardWalk Villas. Just around 100 points could get you a week long stay there during most times of the year.

However, at The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, the lowest cost time of year will cost 120 points to stay per week. All other times require more points.

So not only does the per point cost change with each resort, the amount of points per stay changes as well, based on that home resort’s individual point chart.

You may need more than 150 DVC points if:

  • You plan to book point stays for more than a week each year.
  • You like to stay in larger villas.
  • You prefer views that cost more points.
  • You typically visit during peak times like spring break or the week of Christmas.

Why do people buy 150 DVC points?

The 150 Disney Vacation Club points point value also has some significance.

Many people buy 150 DVC points, or more, directly from Disney because this is the amount needed to qualify for Membership Extras. 

These special perks and benefits are an added bonus and may not always be available. However, you can only become eligible for Membership Extras, like visiting Top of the World Lounge, by purchasing this specific point minimum through Disney. Discounts and Member events, like cruises, are also a benefit acquired through purchasing 150 points directly. You may already have similar discounts available to you if you have a Disney annual pass though.

Is it worth it to buy 150 points direct? With DVC resale, you can not gain access to Membership Extras but there’s a whole new world of savings to consider. Comparing the average prices above, you can see it’s at least worth pricing out the potential savings! Money in your pocket now might be more important to you than potential nominal discounts in the future.

DVC Resale Experts Makes Magic

DVC Resale Experts is a licensed real estate broker with a team that specializes in resale DVC. With decades of experience selling DVC points, you can count on the Experts to help you get the best price possible with resale DVC. With resales, DVC presents an even better value. Get in touch today for next steps to making your Disney vacation dreams come true.

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Sparkly Nicole

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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