Picked a place!! Riu Merengue
Posted 12 September 2008 - 09:57 AM
I want to travel with my friends and family and somewhere along the line get hitched. That's is so funny...that is my thought too!! Although I do want SOME of the traditional stuff! I am having little favors...hand-held paper fans... Add to Cart and then I'm getting labels for the boxes...and that's it, besides our attendants gifts (we only have a MOH & BM). One other thing I am doing is CDs & envelopes for all my guests (well, one per couple). I am giving everyone a CD and envelope with our mailing address on it so that people can put their pics on it from the wedding & send it to us. I thought this would be a better idea than having ppl email, it's such a pain to get pics off an email!
I'm hoping for the upgrade too, but don't count on it...I've heard of people not getting it (but I would really push for it when you're there! It might be available & they might just say its not, hoping that someone will pay for it!)
I'm not upgrading my package...just ordering a few flowers, getting my hair done, maybe a spa day with the girls! What are your plans??
We also got a pretty good price from all of our gateways...about $1500 from TO, Halifax & Ottawa...and about $1800 from Edmonton (which is a fantastic price!) Do you have many coming from other gateways? We have 28 booked & confirmed right now, but still expecting a few others (if there is room on the plane!)
Posted 12 September 2008 - 10:30 AM
I am also getting my hair done and their flowers. I have three BM and 3 groomsmen and two flower girls and a ring bearier. I didn't intend for our party to be large but who could I cut?? So we will need a few flowers.
I am not sure of our atttendent gifts yet. There is a cool spa outside Ottawa that I may treat the girls to. But since none of my grils live in Ottawa it may be too much to organize them right before Christmas. There is always jewlrey and ther are lots of ideas on this forum, just nothing has hit my fancy yet.
Did you check out the Dominican' web site yet? 01_home It has great information on all the paper work that needs to be done. We are in the process right now of getting our long form Birth Certificates since they need our parents names on it. All the paperwork is going to cost a bit, but hey still way cheaper then doing it here and we get a vacation out of it!! What is on your list of things to do this week?
Posted 15 September 2008 - 12:35 PM
For his BM, Jeff is planning on buying him a watch...not really beachy...but that's what he wants to do!
We still have quite a few things left to do...wedding bands, documents, Jeff's attire (he's wearing white linen pants with long sleeve white linen shirt), have to order my toasting flutes Add to Cart , I need shoes & jewellery, complete our registry, get CDs & labels for our guests (for them to send us their pics!). Oh boy...I'm realizing how much more there is to do!!!
And now who knows what's going to happen with my TA. I just sent her an email saying I was not impressed with her crappy customer service lately She was fantastic at first...but it seems like now that we have booked...and the majority of my party has too...she doesn't give me the time of day. I have sent her an email every week, for the last 3 weeks asking for information & she has only responded with an "I got your email and will respond when I deal with this urgent matter". I hope she treats me better now that I have made her aware of it - instead of worse!!! yikes!
Posted 15 September 2008 - 12:53 PM
I can't seem to load my pics...do you have any hints?? I changed them to .png's...I put them in word docs...but I can't seem to upload them...
I've also added a pic to my signature & that doesn't seem to be working either...even though it shows it when I go in to edit my signature. WTF?
Posted 16 September 2008 - 02:09 PM
As for my dress here is my thread I posted while trying to pick colours to go with my non white dress. In the end the BM can pick whatever dress they want to in creamy beige. My MOh is getting the convertable dress in that colour
http://bestdestinati...om/forum/t24514 So picking jewlery as their gift can be tricky since they may all have different necklines on their dresses. So I am not sure yet what I will do.
That is completely unacceptable fo your TA. We know she is making a money off you and your group and she should at least get back to you. I hope this is a temporary situation and she gets her act together.
Posted 17 September 2008 - 09:04 AM
I am trying not to spend most of my day on this site now...I am completely addicted and not being very productive at work!!! They're soon going to fire my @$$!! lol Then I'll have problems...how will I pay for the wedding!! I was just speaking with a friend of mine last night & if you know of anyone we can't really go for the full week & have airmiles, they can fly down, stay for "x" number of nights (all inclusive) and then fly back. They will just be responsible for their tranfer to the hotel from the airport. If you go to the RIU website (Riu Hotels & Resorts) you can book your room right there. My friend is a flight attendant with west jet so she doesn't pay for flights - she's planning on going for 5 nights I think...& it will cost $1076 (tax in) for two people! (Just an option I thought you should know about!)
Love the dress by the way!!! Its beautiful!! I love that color...a friend of mine just had her wedding & that was the color of her BMs dresses! It looks so nice...check out their pics here... Erin & Chad - a set on Flickr . I agree with the people in the other forum that you should go with a light color...silver, or a lighter shade of your dress color. What are the guys wearing??
Posted 15 October 2008 - 11:15 AM
Posted 15 October 2008 - 11:24 AM
Maybe you could touch base with the WC and get reception options. I've heard that people have had the reception at the restaurant, but I"m not sure if it was this resort or not! PM me and I"ll give you the WC's email addy.
Posted 16 October 2008 - 05:59 PM
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