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#1 indypitty

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    Posted 10 May 2008 - 06:17 PM

    Does anyone know of any Mexican Trio type bands for hire in the area? I have had a hard time finding any online. The ones through my resort seem to be very expensive (about $700 an hour, with a 15 minute break). I would like to find something cheaper.

    #2 212eric

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      Posted 12 May 2008 - 02:15 PM

      Hola,

      I should be able to point you in the right direction. Please tell me what type of music style you want the band to play? I am new to this board so if I do not spot your post in the next day or so, please get in touch with me, I don't want to leave you hangning.

      Have Fun Planning Your Special Day,
      212eric

      #3 BeachBride82

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        Posted 12 May 2008 - 03:32 PM

        Be careful about bringing in an outside vendor. The hotel that we picked charged $80US per outside vendor/guest for day passes.

        It ended up being cheaper for us to pay $850 for 45 minute mariachi band provided by the hotel!

        Hope this helps!

        #4 indypitty

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          Posted 12 May 2008 - 06:09 PM

          Thanks for warning me, BeachBride. One of the best things I've found about the Hilton so far is that they do not charge at all to bring in outside vendors!

          #5 morenaindc

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            Posted 13 May 2008 - 11:18 PM

            Eric - I need a guitarist....

            #6 212eric

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              Posted 14 May 2008 - 01:21 PM

              The Hilton is doing the right thing by not charging, and personally I had no idea that resorts in Cancun were still doing this. I find it really ties people's hands and forces them to choose something they otherwise may not want.

              I wonder, has anyone else run into the same issue, where a resort forced you to hire their pre-selected musical groups? If so, can you name the resort and when it happened? I think this would be so helpful for everyone to know, in advance of booking a resort to hold a wedding.

              Thanks in advance,
              212eric




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