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Hi there Cherrybomb, quick question:

 

At what time did you have your dinner reception and was it not hot since it sounds like it was an open-air restaurant? are there any indoor restaurants? I am wondering because i expect my guests to dance and if we have a reception in one of the open air restaurants, I 'd like to know where there is air conditioning (or not!).

 

THANKS

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Congrats CherryBomb! Thanks so much for sharing your story and I'm so happy to hear about another smashing success of a wedding at the GP. I simply cannot wait for November 11 when we leave. It can't get here fast enough! lol

 

 

For anyone who has already been married at the GP, can you tell me a little about the ceremony itself. Since there is no "rehearsal" I'm sort of trying to make sure that I have the order of things in my head, so I can prepare certain guests/wedding party who are asking questions. Also, I'm trying to figure out how much music/songs I need for processional stuff. Like does the groom and best man walk in by themselves? First? Do the parents get a special entrance? Before or after groom? How long were you guests seated and waiting for all of this to happen? Trying to figure out how many songs I need for people to walk into, and if/how much music I need for guests to listen to while they're being seated and waiting.

 

Thanks!

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Here is the price list my travel agent gave us for HDC and is good for the 2011 season:

 

bronze

50 photos on cd
50 photos on dvd                  750.00US
 
gold
75 photos on cd
75 photos on dvd
10 photos 6x8
1 book small                         1,500.00US
 
platinum
150 photos cd
75 photos on dvd
60 photos 6x8
1 big book
1 dvd video
20 photos souvenirs              2,200.00US
 
royal
all photos cd
all photos on dvd
all 6x8
1 big book
2 video dvd
2 photos 12 x18 poster
50 photos souvenirs 5x7         3,000.00US
  
super royal
all photos 2 cd
all photos 2 dvd
1 big book
2 small book
3 dvd videos
10 photos 8 x 12
5 photos 12 x 18 poster
70 photos souvenirs 4x6
                                        3,500.00US

 

If you want a Trash the Dress session it is extra:

 

TRASH THE DRESS SESSION includes:

• 1 hour Photo Session (usually the day after your wedding but can be different)

• 1 DVD with all the pictures in high resolution that you can print
at any lab and in any size.
The DVD includes approximately 150
pictures (Originals & Edited).

• 1 Slideshow on DVD of your best pictures (with titles and music
of your choice).

• 1 set of 50 printed pictures in 6 x 8.

                                              250 US$

 

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My date is April 28, 2011 and I have confirmed it with Carolina as well as sent her the Wedding Agreement. Is there anything else I should be doing or communicating with her about? I see people discussing menus and stuff so I want to make sure I am not behind on anything! Thanks!

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Originally Posted by jerzshortstuff View Post

 

My date is April 28, 2011 and I have confirmed it with Carolina as well as sent her the Wedding Agreement. Is there anything else I should be doing or communicating with her about? I see people discussing menus and stuff so I want to make sure I am not behind on anything! Thanks!

 

My date is April 30, 2011! I only did what you did. Carolina told me just to wait until I get down there about the menu and stuff.

 

 

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Technically, you can wait until you get down there to do everything (fill her in on what you want for the menu, reception, decorations, DJ/no DJ, etc. etc.). You'll have your meeting with Carolina a day or two before the wedding and she'll go over it all then. Honestly, I think the advance planning a lot of us do is more for our peace of mind...Caroline doesn't really need the advanced notice unless maybe you wanted something really out of the ordinary.
 

Originally Posted by jerzshortstuff View Post

My date is April 28, 2011 and I have confirmed it with Carolina as well as sent her the Wedding Agreement. Is there anything else I should be doing or communicating with her about? I see people discussing menus and stuff so I want to make sure I am not behind on anything! Thanks!



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Originally Posted by jerzshortstuff View Post

 

My date is April 28, 2011 and I have confirmed it with Carolina as well as sent her the Wedding Agreement. Is there anything else I should be doing or communicating with her about? I see people discussing menus and stuff so I want to make sure I am not behind on anything! Thanks!

 

Hey, what was the wedding agreement??? I booked my date with Carolina back in April and it was only through email.

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