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I am trying to get Moon Palace to answer some questions and I am having a hard time getting a couple questions answered about photography so I figured I would ask here.

 

I have requested David Pena to be our photography. They have stated they will do what they can but they cannot confirm. We even went back with an second request to take it to the photography manager and they stated they will do all possible to get him but still will not confirm.

 

Now my question.... We have asked if we can hire him by the hour because we really don't want the packages they offer. Our wedding is at 2:00, then we are thinking we are going to have the meal with our wedding about an hour or so after (after photos) and we are going to do a cocktail hour /reception/dance starting about 6:00. We would like David to take some photos at the meal but we would like him to come back for an hour or two for the reception too. Has anyone done this and paid by the hour? Or do you have to buy packages to get them out?

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TinaM2be,

 

Is the pressing of your dress part of the 2009 package? The 2010 packages don't say anything about pressing of the dress... do you know how much extra that'll be?

 

Tonya

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Yes the wedding was at 6pm and by that time the temperature had gone down a little bit but not much. I would say that it was probably close to 90 but it felt more like 85 because of the breeze. The sunset around 7:15 and I knew that going in and that is why we wanted to have our family photo session prior to the ceremony otherwise all of the photos would have been in the dusk.
Thanks Camie!

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TinaM2be,

Is the pressing of your dress part of the 2009 package? The 2010 packages don't say anything about pressing of the dress... do you know how much extra that'll be?

Tonya
Hi doblavelt! Yes, the dress pressing is part of our package. We signed a contract for what was called the deluxe package back in 2008. It included several things that don't appear to be included now. There are also some things that are included now (gazebo decor and fireworks) that are not in our package so we don't know how those things will work out.

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TinaM2be,

Is the pressing of your dress part of the 2009 package? The 2010 packages don't say anything about pressing of the dress... do you know how much extra that'll be?

Tonya
Dress pressing was not part of our package (Classic Catholic) which no longer exists for new brides. I had my dress pressed the day following our arrival day and the price was $50.40 and is charged directly to the credit card you provide to them for incidentals. They deliver the dress directly to your room when its done - so you come back from the pool and viola! There it is!

Camie

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HEY EVERYONE!!!!! I'm not getting married at the Moon Palace BUT I am getting married at the Sun Palace.... Since they are both Palace resorts most of the wedding info is the same..... Since NO ONE else on here seems to be a Sun Palace bride..... here I am :)

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TinaM2be,

Is the pressing of your dress part of the 2009 package? The 2010 packages don't say anything about pressing of the dress... do you know how much extra that'll be?

Tonya
Hey Tonya!

I think I remember seeing somewhere on the Palace website that it's around 50 dollars. I'm hoping my dress doesn't get too wrinkly on the way down!

On a lighter note - I've started having crazy dreams about the wedding. I've dreamt that I left my dress at home, or other important things...two nights ago I had a reoccuring nightmare that I kept missing my hair appointment! UGH! Only like 2.5 months to go...I hope I stop having crazy dreams!!

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Oh, My! It is like those college dreams where you dream your missing your finals or are late or something!! I definitely don't need those!! HA!! I already had my real life night-mare with a custom dress that is STILL being made and had to go buy a second dress to make it stop...... Now I am just hoping to have a very expensive anniversary dress for future use...... if it ends up being beautiful!! My first dress was not white which will help for anniversaries........

 

I hope the flu news this week is all positive for everyone! We only lost one more set of rooms last week with it! We are sitting at 60 room nights right now and hope this is where it stays!

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