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Originally Posted by Thebride View Post

 

Hi Ladies,

 

I am also on a budget and, when Claudia sent me the total, it almost took my breath away.  Things can sure add up.  I have heard of replacing the cocktail hour for the additional 10 ppl for dinner, that is a good idea if you are on a tight budget.  I am in between a DJ and the sound system for the reception on the beach.  What do you ladies think?  The sound system would less expensive but, would it look cheap?  

 

 You could certainly use the sound system it would be cheaper and they do a good job you could create a playlist on the ipod. At first we considered this and then at the end we went with the dj and cut expenses elsewhere. We brought our own centerpieces and got a credit for not using the Mexican trio that was included in the package. I also did not take the centerpieces that were part of my package and used them both for gazebo decor etc. Try and see what u can do without in the package and call Claudia to see what she could give u for it.

The DJ is worth every penney. He did a great job at our wedding.

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Originally Posted by beachwed2013 View Post

 

Hi all!

 

I was hoping to get some feedback/review/ pictures from Brides that used the new photgraphers provided by the Hotel!

 I heard that the one with the hotel does nice work but is not sociable. We went with Juan Navarro and his rates were amazing and his work was unreal.

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Thank you! Your day will be just as awesome and it'll be here before you know it!  I had a blast- that is the key, dont worry about anything and really trully enjoy the moment.

Originally Posted by mrsgraham2012 View Post

I got goose bumps and butterflies in my stomach looking at your pictures.  I am 3 months, 1 day, 7 hours and 23 minutes away from our big day. LOL

 

You were a very pretty bride!  You guys look like you had a great time.  Thank you for sharing your day with us.

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Originally Posted by jana297 View Post

 

 I heard that the one with the hotel does nice work but is not sociable. We went with Juan Navarro and his rates were amazing and his work was unreal.

The gentleman Marlun at the hotel took amazing photos but he was not sociable at all! He had no "people skills"  and didn't take photos of my family, bridal party or anything.  I would probably suggest going elsewhere if photos are a pretty big deal to you.  Luckily I had hired a videographer there so I wasn't too upset because he got all of the shots that the photographer did not.

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Originally Posted by beachwed2013 View Post

 

Can you carry candy into mexico? And what is the limit between the OOT Bag cost and decorations you can take in?

 

Thanks!

 

 

I know you can definitely take in packaged food/candy as I had some snack items in my OOT bags plus a lot of granola bars.  They probably have the same rules as the US - no fresh fruits and vegetables.  The limit for all non-personal items (like decorations or OOT bag items) is $300 per person.

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