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Sammiegirl66

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About Sammiegirl66

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    The Royal Playa Del Carmen

Wedding Information

  • Wedding Date
    December 13, 2014
  • Wedding Location
    Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
  1. Hi Stephiee, Congratulations on your upcoming wedding. The hotel did not mind at all, neither did my travel agent. We had about 50% of our guests book through Expedia or Orbitz. We spent around $10,500 directly to the hotel (we upgraded a lot) and had outside vendor fees and some day passes for guests that didn't stay at the resort. We also used an outside band & photographer/video which costed around $7,600 and spent around $1,200 on the OTB bags and decorations for the wedding. Total expenses for the wedding (not including air/8 night stay, invitations, dress, grooms outfit and rings) was around $20,000. I will private message you with a detailed spreadsheet of all my expenses. I will be happy to answer any questions you may have. The Royal is a beautiful place.
  2. Referring back to my earlier post, we decided to contract with the Shine Band. So far the communication has been fantastic and they are really easy to work with and VERY quick with answering all my questions. I will post after the wedding to give a full review of their services. To all the upcoming Royal Playa Del Carmen Brides, have you had a difficult time communicating with your off site coordinator?
  3. Great review. Thank you! I am getting married at the Royal Playa del Carmen in 2 months
  4. The Wedding is at the Royal Playa Del Carmen. The resort recommended 2 bands: Balance Band and The one band.
  5. Hello! I am new to this site. I wanted to know if anyone knows if the band allowed at the resort is good. Does anyone have any band suggestions for a wedding at the Royal Playa Del Carmen next December 2014. Thank you!
  6. Amazing Wedding with some upgrades!!!

    I felt strongly to write a review, because during my planning process these reviews were very helpful to me. I got married on Sunday, 12/14/14.  We had 55 guests attend our wedding from all over the country and even some guests from Israel. We arrived to Playa Del Carmen on Thursday, 12/11, which was perfect because a lot of our guests arrived that day and Friday, 12/12. It also allowed us to prepare our OTB bags for our guests.   Room We received a free upgrade with our wedding package (Mexi
  7. This is a review of:

    ClaudiaPhoto Wedding Photography

    Amazing work!! Very talented, artistic and creative

    Pros: Amazing job!
    Cons: None
    Claudia Rodriquez from Claudia Photo Wedding Photography did an amazing job!!  She is very talented in what she does. My sister used her when she got married 5 years ago and I knew when I decided to have a destination wedding, that I would use her too.  She is very responsive to emails and will answer any questions you have.    The day of the wedding she showed up ready to take pictures from getting ready to first look pictures, the ceremony, cocktail reception, family pictures and then the rec
  8. Wedding video was just like a beautiful movie...amazing job!!!

    Pros: Professional staff, well done editing, video just like a movie
    Cons: None
    Mike Cantarell and Eduardo Cedillo from Mike Cantarell films did an amazing job!!  They are very talented in what they do.The day of the wedding they caught every moment with their continuous filming from getting ready to first look pictures, the ceremony, cocktail reception, family pictures and then the reception. We used them for 5 hours and I wish I would have used them for 8 hours since they filmed EVERYTHING and did such a beautiful job!!! The highlight video was done perfectly. It captured
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