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Well I am figuring for the 2 of us getting married at the chapel @Grand Wailea with an upgrade photography package, accomodations for 1 week is about $10,000.

 

But I am sure, when it is all set and done, it will be higher.

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* Premium Bridal Bouquet in Coupleâ€s Desired Color

* Premium Groomâ€s Boutonniere in Coupleâ€s Desired Color

* Officiate & Witnesses

* Magenâ€s Bay Beach Ceremony

* Recorded Ceremony Music – C.D. Selection

* Decorated Arch for Ceremony in Coupleâ€s Desired Color

* Decorated Conch Shell Aisle

* Cake Cutting Reception at Magenâ€s Bay

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* Premium Moet Champagne Toast for Up to 6 Guests

* Wilton Silver Plated Toasting Flutes for Wedding Couple

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* Photo Album with 36 4X6 Prints Mailed to Your Home

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* 2 Hours of Limousine Transportation

* Assistance with your Marriage License & Certificate Forms

* 3 Certified Copies of Your Marriage License Mailed to Your Home

* Wedding Coordinator

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this is about 3 thousand and hotel and airfar for 4 nights is 1200

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I think it's really going to be about how unique this will be. You can get a ceremony at the AIs for cheap. Mine is less than $400 for all that. Will this be in mexico? If it was in the US I could see it being higher. A big appeal to Mexico to me was how much they take care of for you for such little money.

 

If she plans some really unique events I could see people paying more. But, if it's similar to what the resorts offer, I think there is just too much competition.

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Im doing the same kinda wedding. I choose the big package - 1500 and that includes both of our traditional ceremony outfits that we are opting out of! Now that i think of it, I should have bought the middle package.

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Originally Posted by dragonfly View Post
I said $10,000 or less because even though it is a small group of people the cost of a good photographer will cost you regardless of how big your wedding is.
this was my thought exactly - i counted at least $5000 for the photography alone, so i voted $10,000 to cover the rest of it. i assume this does NOT include the dinner ... so the rest should easily be covered by the remainder after photography.

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