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How soon should I reserve a Disney Vacation Club Villa Rental?

We never know what rooms are available until we call Disney Vacation Club Member Services, so in every case, it is always advisable to check. We never say "never" until Member Services says so. That said, here is a guideline as to our recommendations to assist you in avoiding disappointment:

11 Months in Advance

At 11 months in advance of your check in date, we recommend reserving any of the following rooms as they are some of the first to sell out:

Animal Kingdom Villas

  • Concierge Level Studio
  • Concierge Level 1 Bedroom
  • Concierge Level 2 Bedroom
  • Value Studio
  • Value 1 Bedroom
  • Value 2 Bedroom

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

  • Standard View Studio
  • Standard View 1 Bedroom
  • Standard View 2 Bedroom
  • Theme Park View Studio
  • Theme Park View 2 Bedroom

Boardwalk Villas

  • Standard View Studio
  • Standard View 1 Bedroom
  • Standard View 2 Bedroom
  • Boardwalk View Studio
  • Boardwalk View 1 Bedroom
  • Boardwalk View 2 Bedroom
  • Grand Villa

Aulani Villas in Hawaii

  • Standard View Grand Villa

10 Months in Advance (or earlier)

At 10 months (or earlier) in advance of your check in date, we recommend reserving any of the following rooms:

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

  • Theme Park View 1 Bedroom
  • Theme Park Grand Villa
  • Lake View Studio
  • Lake View 2 Bedroom

Beach Club Villas

  • Studio
  • 2 Bedroom

The Villas at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel

  • Studio
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Bedroom

The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge

  • Studio

9 Months in Advance (or earlier)

At 9 months (or earlier) in advance of your check in date, we recommend reserving any of the following rooms:

Animal Kingdom Villas

  • Grand Villa
  • Savannah View Studio
  • Savannah View 2 Bedroom

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

  • Lake View 1 Bedroom
  • Lake View Grand Villa

Beach Club Villas

  • 1 Bedroom

Boardwalk Villas

  • Pool/Garden View Studio
  • Pool/Garden View 2 Bedroom

Old Key West

  • Grand Villa

Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa

  • Grand Villa

The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge

  • 2 Bedroom

8 Months in Advance (or earlier)

At 8 months (or earlier) in advance of your check in date, we recommend reserving any of the following rooms:

Animal Kingdom Villas

  • Standard View Studio
  • Standard View 2 Bedroom
  • Savannah View 1 Bedroom

Boardwalk Villas

  • Pool/Garden View 1 Bedroom

The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge

  • 1 Bedroom

Aulani Villas in Hawaii

  • Standard View Studio
  • Standard View 1 Bedroom
  • Standard View 2 Bedroom

Villas at the Grand Floridian

  • Standard View Studio
  • Lake View Studio

7 Months in Advance (or earlier)

At 7 months (or earlier) in advance of your check in date, we recommend reserving any of the following rooms:

Animal Kingdom Villas

  • Standard View 1 Bedroom

Old Key West

  • Studio
  • 2 Bedroom

Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa

  • 2 Bedroom
  • Treehouse Villa

Villas at the Grand Floridian

  • One Bedroom – Standard View
  • One Bedroom – Lake View
  • Two Bedroom – Standard View
  • Two Bedroom – Lake View
  • Grand Villa – Lake View

3 - 6 Months in Advance (or earlier)

At 3 to 6 months (or earlier) in advance of your check in date, we recommend reserving any of the following rooms:

Old Key West

  • 1 Bedroom

Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa

  • Studio

Aulani Villas in Hawaii

  • Ocean View Studio
  • Ocean View 1 Bedroom
  • Ocean View 2 Bedroom

1 - 2 Months in Advance (or earlier)

At 1 to 2 months (or earlier) in advance of your check in date, we recommend reserving any of the following rooms:

Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa

  • 1 Bedroom

For popular datesbreaks and holidays, it is best to be earlier than the recommended time lines. For June, July, August and December all room types book at least 8 months in advance.

Beach resorts, including Vero Beach and Hilton Head Island should be booked 9 to 11 months in advance for summer and peak season times.

These are only guidelines and do not guarantee actual availability.