The Start Date listed on your Membership Agreement can be immediate or up to six months from the date of purchase, depending on when you meet the minimum financial requirements for travel. You are eligible to request reservations up to 10 months in advance of your requested check-in, so it is not necessary to wait until your Start Date to begin vacation planning.
Yes, if you meet the minimum financial requirements in advance of when they are due, you can make travel arrangements prior to your Start Date. Please note that your End Date will remain 24 months from the date of purchase.
You can find an overview of the Discovery program and benefits here, as well as information on the Discovery Reservation timeline here. You can also find information on the Land and Sea package here.