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Like I've said before, I only paid for one night for my photographer. I figured I'd try it and if they said something, I'd just pay the extra $50 or whatever for the $300 fee. I told Claudia I booked them a room...I didn't say for how many nights.

 

On the day before the wedding, the Kodak people called my room and offered their services. I said that I already had a photographer, and they asked "Is it a guest, or an external photographer?". I just replied that they had a room booked. That was the end of it.

 

If you can find an awesome deal on the happy days site, you can probably get a smokin' good deal at the Beach or Caribe and save some money. I know we brides are all about saving money!

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Can anyone offer up any info if they've used My Barcelo Experience as their photographers?  According to the information I was provided, external photographers are not permitted, so I hired My Barcelo Experience and from what I've read on this site, I haven't found any mention of them.  Our wedding is in May at the Barcelo Maya Palace and I'm SO worried the pictures won't come out perfect.  And it's starting to make me nervous.  HELP!  Any information would be greatly appreaciated.  Thanks!

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Oh that's great news!  I'm looking to book the Barcelo for next Feb/Mar 2012 and I've been stressing over their photography rules.  Phew, so glad you can just pay $300 or book a night woot.gif

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Ok, this is the response I got back from Lillian about using outside vendors and fees:

 

What kind of outside vendors you need?? maybe I can help you to contact them, usually you don't have to pay a fee for them, they just come to bring the stuff and leave the hotel, and then come back to get their stuff, but if you have something in mind maybe I have contacts that can help you. let me know.

    It seems that each WC is providing a slightly different answer to the questions but if other brides are not having difficulties, then that makes me feel better.

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For Rooms? I know Air Canada Vacations has up until mid December on their website now, so they must be soon.

 

My TA got me rates back in October that we're guaranteed.  If they go down, we go down! Yay

Originally Posted by Brenners View Post

Does anyone have any ideas on rates for 2012 yet?



 

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