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#1951 nibsmom

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    Posted 23 March 2009 - 08:59 AM

    Hey Camie! Congrats! That's exciting! But scary too, LOL!

    Definitely let us know about the cake - I want something fun too! I probably will just use their non-fancy cake knife...I don't really want to lug all that extra stuff down there...I'll have enough with OOT bags and stuff!!!

    #1952 nibsmom

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      Posted 23 March 2009 - 09:00 AM

      Hey Camie! Congrats! That's exciting! But scary too, LOL!

      Definitely let us know about the cake - I want something fun too! I probably will just use their non-fancy cake knife...I don't really want to lug all that extra stuff down there...I'll have enough with OOT bags and stuff!!!

      #1953 TinaM2b

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        Posted 23 March 2009 - 10:47 AM

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        Originally Posted by drtracy
        So, did I just get screwed by my TA? Both she and my WC told me the same thing... Hmm....
        If I were you, I would have your TA double check. Maybe it was an oversight on your contract. What I have figured out along the way with this wedding is we can fret these things we didn't know about. It is hard but just keep your spirits up. I am sure your wedding will be wonderful with or without the extras.

        The economy is really taking a toll on our room nights. Early on we had 26 rooms, we are way down right now and still have a couple weeks before our payment deadline. I figured I will take what I get and make the best of it.

        Good luck!!

        #1954 drtracy

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          Posted 23 March 2009 - 12:16 PM

          Quote:
          Originally Posted by TinaM2b
          If I were you, I would have your TA double check. Maybe it was an oversight on your contract. What I have figured out along the way with this wedding is we can fret these things we didn't know about. It is hard but just keep your spirits up. I am sure your wedding will be wonderful with or without the extras.

          The economy is really taking a toll on our room nights. Early on we had 26 rooms, we are way down right now and still have a couple weeks before our payment deadline. I figured I will take what I get and make the best of it.

          Good luck!!
          Thanks, I did email her and she said that she had never heard of them doing it. But, I let her know that at least 2 people getting married there were able to get it. She said that she would look into it for me. I'm not too worried about it, I just have Jan Brady complex. Why does everyone else get it but me? :)

          Sorry your nights are flagging. We've had a few back out but fortunately they weren't people that we were really counting on.

          #1955 Betsy

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            Posted 23 March 2009 - 02:23 PM

            About the cake knife, we didn't bring one but I wish we had, the one we used looked like a large butter knife and in the pics it looks kind of funny. Nobody else even noticed it, only me LOL but it is one of those little things I totally didn't think I'd care about!

            #1956 nibsmom

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              Posted 23 March 2009 - 02:47 PM

              Tina, I've lost a few rooms too, due to stuff going on with the economy. It's not fair! LOL! I ended up making my room requirement because there were a few people trying to put 6 to a room and ended up having to split into two rooms. Do you think you'll be able to make your room requirement? I hope so!!!

              Betsy - thanks for that feedback!! Maybe we'll pick up a cake knife if we can find one cheap.

              #1957 HaleGrifa

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                Posted 23 March 2009 - 04:07 PM

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                Originally Posted by Jodimichelle
                Hi Laura

                Marachi band..is that an outside vendor? If you dont mind me asking- How much did they charge?

                I am considering having them during the cocktail and ceremony..

                Thanks for the info. Lighting is a major thing. My Fiance is in the entertainment industry-Lighting and Music are key!

                jodi
                Hi Jodi,

                The Mariachi band - I believe is an inside vendor with Moon Palace - your MP WC will make the arrangements for their service. (so no worries if they are internal or external vendors)

                You may have noticed that they are listed as an option in the Wedding Packages during the ceremony. They are on a 1st come 1st serve basis - therefore if you know you want them, email your WC and put in your request.

                The Mariachi Band was $592US per hour - after the ceremony (we also reserved them for the ceremony, but this was part of our Deluxe Wedding Package-that I pre-reserved months in advance) They performed during our Cocktail Reception at the Chapel Garden - worth every penny. They were very entertaining - allowed us photo ops with them etc.

                We then had a private dinner on Terrace Venado - we used the self IPOD DJ system - easy to use and they had a staff member onsite to assist us the entire time. We also reserved the extra lighting.

                Lighting - have your WC fwd you the lists for DJ - Self-DJ & Lighting - worth it - the lighting makes a huge difference - looks great in pictures too.

                MP is amazing - We are already booked to go back next year for our Anniversary.

                Happy to help . . . Wishing you all the best
                Laura

                #1958 HaleGrifa

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                  Posted 23 March 2009 - 04:12 PM

                  Quote:
                  Originally Posted by Betsy
                  About the cake knife, we didn't bring one but I wish we had, the one we used looked like a large butter knife and in the pics it looks kind of funny. Nobody else even noticed it, only me LOL but it is one of those little things I totally didn't think I'd care about!

                  Hello,

                  We purchased a cake knife & server at home - I decorated them with a starfish & ribbon (to match our colour scheme) on the handle of one and a shell & ribbon on the handle of the other.

                  They turned out amazing and held up wonderfully. It was a nice touch with our special ordered beach theme cake. We received lots of wonderful feedback and the photos are great.

                  We were able to take them home & display them in our china cabinet.

                  Worth the little bit of extra work.

                  Good Luck
                  Laura

                  #1959 Jodimichelle

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                    Posted 23 March 2009 - 08:42 PM

                    Quote:
                    Originally Posted by HaleGrifa
                    Hi Jodi,

                    The Mariachi band - I believe is an inside vendor with Moon Palace - your MP WC will make the arrangements for their service. (so no worries if they are internal or external vendors)

                    You may have noticed that they are listed as an option in the Wedding Packages during the ceremony. They are on a 1st come 1st serve basis - therefore if you know you want them, email your WC and put in your request.

                    The Mariachi Band was $592US per hour - after the ceremony (we also reserved them for the ceremony, but this was part of our Deluxe Wedding Package-that I pre-reserved months in advance) They performed during our Cocktail Reception at the Chapel Garden - worth every penny. They were very entertaining - allowed us photo ops with them etc.

                    We then had a private dinner on Terrace Venado - we used the self IPOD DJ system - easy to use and they had a staff member onsite to assist us the entire time. We also reserved the extra lighting.

                    Lighting - have your WC fwd you the lists for DJ - Self-DJ & Lighting - worth it - the lighting makes a huge difference - looks great in pictures too.

                    MP is amazing - We are already booked to go back next year for our Anniversary.

                    Happy to help . . . Wishing you all the best
                    Laura



                    Hello!

                    I wish I could start planning alreadddddy! I am like 95% sure I am going with Moon Palace, but most recently my fiance's godfather has a connection with another hotel and we are trying to decide. We haven't received any information on what the other resort can do for us.. So I am just frustrated. I know we have PLENTY of time (July 2010), but it feels like everything is going so fast!!

                    Thanks again!!
                    24 Rooms Booked!

                    #1960 Myen

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                      Posted 24 March 2009 - 10:40 AM

                      Laura (Hale),

                      Quick question - did you include Tammara and Grant in your guest count for your reception? Would you have to purchase a meal and reserve a place setting for them?

                      Thanks,
                      Myen




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