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Married or going to be married at Grand Palladium Punta Cana?

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#2731 eberry

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    Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:10 PM

    Hi! I usually hear back from her within 2 days. One time it took over a week becuase their system was down but I emailed her last week and she got back to me withing 2 days. Sorry to hear that she hasn't gotten back to you :(

    Thanks... I emailed her agaim amd she quickly responded :)

    #2732 jesteele

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      Posted 08 March 2013 - 03:02 PM

      jenmheadrick. Would you be able to send me the pictures you have of the ceremony, reception and beach party. My e-mail is steelejess@hotmail.com. It would be great. The beach party sounds awesome. It is too bad there are so many extra costs for everything. I guess if you don't mind it would be great if you could send the costs for all of the different wedding ceremony packages. For example: What is included for $690 for the ceremony? Thanks

      #2733 Jenn963

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        Posted 11 March 2013 - 09:53 AM

        So ladies...I've already got my wedding date...first deposits are due next week.  besides hunting for a good deal on a wedding dress, and emailing different photographers, I feel like I'm sitting here twiddling my thumbs...What do i do now!? I have 8 months left and I've already even started working on OOT bags....but what is there to do now? If i dont email Carolina with questions, I guess there's no need for her to email me.  lol I just feel like I'm not busy enough....like there is something i should be doing that I'm not......If i've had all my questions and concerns answered already by Carolina, will I not hear from her until the day we meet? It seems so up in the air :S 

        #2734 amanda52513

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          Posted 12 March 2013 - 05:07 AM

          Hi everyone! I've been reading this post for months for info. but have never posted before. I will be getting married at Grand Palladium Bavaro on May,25 2013. We are having about 70 adults and another 7 kids. We were seriously considering doing a private dinner and a beach party but all the paperwork is so unclear as to how exactly that adds up. The private room is for around 5 hours but the dj and/or band are 3 hour sessions each and then the beach party is 3 hours. Does that mean we would have to cut the private reception short to move to the beach? What has everyone done or what are you guys planning to do? If all 77 of us want a semi-private dinner is it possible for us to do that or are we too many? Also, is there a microphone setup in the semi private dinner at least for speeches?

          #2735 jenmheadrick

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            Posted 12 March 2013 - 07:00 AM

            I will send you the info I have

            #2736 Jenn963

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              Posted 12 March 2013 - 10:26 AM

              Originally Posted by jenmheadrick 

              So I spoke to Carolina and they are going to be charging me the $500. I explained that she is not a local photographer and she pretty much said to bad. I guess I shouldn't have told her that she was the photographer and said one of my wedding guests were. Im sure she wouldnt have noticed the differece :(

              hey Jen....did you get this issue sorted out?? I was thinking about this because I am also bringing my own photographer from Canada....she will be a part of my wedding group....I have an email from Carolina saying the following:


              Dear Jennifer,

              Thanks for your email, I would like to inform you that the regulation was put in place by the hotel management and it is not negotiable, the fee is only applicable for local photographers and videographers that live in Punta Cana.

               If the couple is bringing their own photographer or videographer from their country and he/she is part of the wedding guests, no fee is applicable.

              If you have your own photographer you should be charged nothing.  It clearly says that here.  Hope she came around. 
              Omg I just realized your wedding is in a week!!!When do you fly out? you must be so excited!!! PLEASE come back after ur wedding and do tell ALL about it!! :) Congrats!

              #2737 Gene Martin

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                Posted 12 March 2013 - 02:09 PM

                i hired photoshop caribe, not sure if anyone here has dealt with Georges and could provide any feedback, really hoping to get nice pics.  my wedding is on march 26th!  thanks

                #2738 jenmheadrick

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                  Posted 13 March 2013 - 09:23 AM

                  Yes, I did receive that same email from Carolina and that is what had confused me because our photographer does not live in Punta Cana. . I did explain to Carolina that our photographer was part of our wedding  only she was staying at another resort. I also said that she is NOT a Photographer who lives in Punta Cana and she said that teh fee still applies.

                  I guess we will see when we get there next wed!! Cross your fingers for us that we dont have to pay $500


                  Yes!! I AM SOOO EXCITED!! We fly out next wed the 20th.

                  I will definetly come back here and let you guys know everything for sure!!

                  #2739 jenmheadrick

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                    Posted 19 March 2013 - 08:47 AM

                    And we are off!! Wish us luck!! Getting Married Sat and on a jet plane today!

                    I'll be back to tell you guys all about it

                    #2740 JudyBeautyBaR

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                      Posted 19 March 2013 - 08:58 AM


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