Jump to content
LadyCheese

Dreams Punta Cana Brides

Recommended Posts

Elena - I am pretty sure that when I was in Punta Cana last year, my Mom said every single day it showed rain showers while we were there... and it only rained for about an hour one day! Don't worry about that too much :)

 

Toya - can't wait for the pictures of the fitting!!

 

Eliana - NEED THESE INVITE PICS! I'm going to post mine too, I just need to get my batteries charged... hehe!

 

Erin - I actually had a couple of more people book (yay!) and then another couple of dropouts... Flori basically said it didn't really matter, so I'm not worried! I am pretty sure our numbers will be at about 19 ish... so thats close enough for me :) I am so excited for your planning thread... and like you said, we have probably seen a lot of it, but it is always cool to see it all together in one place! I liked your pre-travel the best, because it covered so many bases it was hard to have ANY questions! I did that all in one evening/night... did you just staple it together? And when did you start your planning thread?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Quote:
Originally Posted by nsbride2010 View Post

Erin - I actually had a couple of more people book (yay!) and then another couple of dropouts... Flori basically said it didn't really matter, so I'm not worried! I am pretty sure our numbers will be at about 19 ish... so thats close enough for me :) I am so excited for your planning thread... and like you said, we have probably seen a lot of it, but it is always cool to see it all together in one place! I liked your pre-travel the best, because it covered so many bases it was hard to have ANY questions! I did that all in one evening/night... did you just staple it together? And when did you start your planning thread?
yayyy! so glad that you are getting to do that still! if there's anything you want to see or know about for la barcaza, let me know and i'll make it happen!

i actually had my travel booklet printed and bound by a local company. i don't see why you couldn't just staple, or hole punch and put a ribbon through it if you feel crafty?

i started my planning thread a while ago, but all i did was write down each of the indi. things/areas i wanted to cover (rings, my dress, BM dress, centerpieces, etc.). i have gradually been adding descriptions and the IMG codes for the pictures.. honestly i think that has been the most time consuming part since you have to go through and find the right picture!

AHR invites (now with stamps!) are out the door!! after this weekend my to do list will only have 5 things left, and 2 of them are packing ourselves and packing up stuff for our dogs at the kennel! i'm getting my e-ring cleaned this weekend and i can't wait to see how shiny it looks!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

so back to Barcaza brides.... we are doing a day excursion with them and have been in contact with flori. Since we are just booking now, and dont really have time for the wire transfer she is going to meet us at dpc to give her payment in either travelers check, money order or DR money. Was this your experience / process as well. It sounds kind of fishy and we dont want to get ripped off because we would have no recourse but maybe thats just how its done. and i'm just worrying about everything! thanks!

 

Erin - we leave sunday the 25th! what time do you get in?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

elena, there is nothing to fear with flori! she's meeting us at the resort the day before the wedding so we can pay her the remainder (we're doing travellers' checks). i think this is a pretty common occurance actually. i've never heard of anyone having problems with it!

 

our plane lands on the 24th at 6:30, so we won't get to the resort until later that evening. do you leave early the 25th?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I am definitely going to get my welcome books bound, since they are quite thick... so for the pre-travel I might just do the ribbon or something hehe!

 

Elena, there is nothing to worry about! As weird as it may SEEM, they are reputable and didn't run away with our money... haha! ACTUALLY, it cost us more in the long run to send a wire transfer, since that alone costs money...

 

Erin, what are the payment mehtods for the rest? Do the travelers checks cost extra in the sense that they come with fees? As you know, we've all heard that it is not recommended for down there...?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i know that travellers' checks aren't recommended for the resort because there are fees for that, but i don't think there are associated fees when you pay a company like that. at least flori didn't say anything like that, so if they are i will certainly throw a fit. we're doing travellers' checks for a portion and then we'll pay cash for the remainder since we still have to finalize it with her... our guest count has fluctuated some in the past couple weeks!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

of course.. la barcaza and the huppah.. got em covered for you!

 

yeah, well my MOH decided a month out she was going to bring a date and then we weren't sure if J's daughter was going to be coming or not. it won't make that big of a difference in the cost, thankfully.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh ok, that's good! We had some drop outs, then some adds, and I told anyone that added over the 20 person threshold that they would have to pay for their own boat cruise (since it is people I don;t even know, friends of guests).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


  • Best Destination Wedding Sponsors



    Facebook Pinterest Google+ Twitter
  • Posts

    • Hello all!! I'm getting married next week. Every arrangement has been done by my sister for my special day. When I joined in an MNC I was troubled with severe headaches and as per my colleague's instruction, I took an appointment in a nearby eye clinic. And after an eye examination in Toronto, the eye specialist diagnosed hypermetropia in me. And the doctor prescribed eyeglasses for me. The doctor suggested me to wear eyeglasses during the working time. But I used to wear it sometimes not every day. Then I was troubled with severe eye strain and headache and mom was scolding me to wear eyeglasses every day. I thought of saying goodbye to eyeglasses forever. I'm planning for a Lasik eye surgery soon before my marriage. I don't know whether I'm eligible for Lasik eye surgery. I'm tensed about its recovery time and its complications. Can someone help me by sharing your views?  
    • In the 2017 bridal fashion week, many styles of wedding dresses were gradually popular. From serious bling to regal capes and fun and flirty short numbers, ByCouturier've got all the hottest wedding dress trends you need to know. Allover Sparkle
      Over-the-top sequins, tonal beading and metallic embellishments turned the Bridal Fashion Week runways into a glittery affair. Perfect for evening nuptials under the stars, this trend is daring but sophisticated. Pro tip: If you're rocking a gown with lots of sparkle, keep your accessories minimal and let your glitzy frock do all the talking.  Bold Ball Gowns
      If you're looking to make a dramatic entrance, a classic ball gown is for you—and we saw plenty of them. Take a cue from long, lace sleeves, or get glam with an embellished strapless bodice. No matter the details, this voluminous style is sure to turn heads.  Captivating Capes
      Not into veils? A full-length bridal cape or shorter capelet is the perfect alternative: It still adds movement to your gown, but feels fashion forward. Plus, this trend is an easy way to pull off a mid-wedding outfit change. Wear a cape or capelet for a more formal look during your ceremony, then whisk it away to hit the dance floor at your reception. Short, Sassy Dresses
      Whether you show off your legs (and a killer pair of heels) in an embellished mini or opt for a more conservative midi-length number, a wedding dress with a flirty hemline is a chic way to mix it up. Not willing to give up your dream ball gown? Change into a shorter frock to spice up your reception or after-party.  Plunging Necklines
      The deep V-neckline is a must-try for two reasons: It flatters your upper body (even if you're busty!) and elongates your frame. A plunging V with scalloped lace is ultra-feminine, while a sleek V plays up the inherently sexy vibe of a curve-skimming silhouette. Just make sure you have fashion tape handy the day of to avoid any wardrobe malfunctions. 
      Skinny Straps
      We love this trend for two reasons: A gown with barely there straps has all of the sex appeal of a strapless neckline, plus added support. We call that a bridal fashion win. 
    • Hello all, 
      I am here to get some suggestions on the best places to go on a honeymoon. I am getting married by the end of next month. 
      I was thinking of Bali or Maldives. But just wanted to know other beautiful and romantic places. The wedding banquet hall is a gift from our parents. The hall they have booked for us is one of the best banquet halls in Vaughan I’ve ever seen... Other arrangements like the videographer, photographer, wedding dress, reception dress are all finalized. The next week we have the pre-wedding shoot. Also, I'll start sending the invitations the same week. So, it is going to be hectic and I don't have time to rest or look for some nice places. So, if anyone here could suggest some places would be a great help. 
      Let me know your suggestions. 
      Thanks in advance! 
    • 123weddingcards.com believes in offering soothing and elegant wedding invitations that are available in exquisite designs to complement the style of bride and groom on their wedding day. Our designer wedding cards are highly premium & come with attractive design. Laser Cut Invitations Foil Stamped Invitations Embossed Invitations Glitter Invitations Floral Invitations Peacock Invitations Box Invitations Paisley Invitations Our ultimate goal is to provide the best and impeccable high-quality designs to unite your love with eternal memories by using diverse printing options like embossing, flocking, raised silk screen printing, hot foil stamping, and laser cuttings, to give a new multifaceted look to wedding invitations.  
    • The amazing destination for couples Vietnam is a very beautiful destination for newlyweds. The country is very diverse in terms of culture, nature, city, ethnic ... So come to Vietnam, you will experience all that you like from rural, modern, luxurious with low cost. Newlywed couples are eager to have a wonderful honeymoon without a problem abroad. However, the visa will be a surprise factor that can ruin the trip at any time.  To make sure that everything is ok, please contact us at our company. HGTECH specializes in providing services related to visa, passports, emergency ID, booking air tickets, booking ... Please contact us for a free visa consultation. and related issues. HGTECH INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND TRADING COMPANY
      Providing services related to the field of visa, passports, emergency CMT, booking air tickets, booking ...
      Head office: 39 An Trach 1, Dong Da Dist. Hanoi
      Hotline: 0989.496.239 - Mobile: 0243.7326.897
      Email: visa.vn55@gmail.com// info@hgtech.vn
      Website: http://www.visavietnamsupport.com/  
  • Topics

×