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#1 Kathie

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    Posted 05 July 2008 - 01:18 PM

    Hi. My name is Kathie and I'm new here. I don't have a definite date picked out but we're thinking October/November 2010 either in Cayman, Aruba or Mexico. That's one of the reasons I joined this forum. I'm trying to get as much information as possible. My fiance and I are traveling to Puerto Vallarta this October and next March we will be going to Aruba to check out possibilities.

    This is my second marriage. I am 51 and want to have a nice wedding but nothing elaborate. We will probably be having 25-35 guests. Any one have any ideas, budgets they want to share? Thanks, Kathie

    #2 rodent

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      Posted 05 July 2008 - 01:39 PM

      Welcome. You'll find tons of info about mexico on this forum. I can't recall any aruba or cayman brides, but I may have missed it.

      I know some people have said they were first interested in aruba, but it was too expensive. but, if you know it's something your guests can afford it might be a great option.

      oct/ nov is peak hurricane season & they say aruba is below the hurribane belt. Not sure about PV. I think that side is fine, but I'm not sure. I would think caymen would be at more risk during hurricane season.

      #3 jamaicabride09

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        Posted 05 July 2008 - 01:44 PM

        to the Fourm Kathie! I am a Jamaica bride to be; although I strongly considered Mexico.

        Good luck planning!!!

        #4 Kathie

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          Posted 05 July 2008 - 01:55 PM

          Hi Morgan and Jamaicabride09. Thanks for the welcome. I'm really looking forward to getting my plans arranged. How long did it take you both to plan your weddings? I think you're right Morgan about the hurricane season, we have to look into that a little more. Thanks!

          #5 rodent

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            Posted 05 July 2008 - 02:52 PM

            we were engaged exactly a year. I had been lurking on the forum a few months before we got engaged & had riviera mexico decided on for the location.

            although I spent a year, it doesn't need to take a year. I could have done it much faster if I had less time.

            #6 dinogomez.com

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              Posted 07 July 2008 - 11:06 AM

              Welcome to the forum!!1

              #7 Autumn

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                Posted 07 July 2008 - 11:12 AM

                congratulations, Kathie - and welcome!!

                #8 O'Driscoll Photography

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                  Posted 07 July 2008 - 11:12 AM

                  Welcome, Kathie!

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                  #9 Kelly C

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                    Posted 07 July 2008 - 11:23 AM

                    Welcome Kathie! I am a Oct bride. I picked Cabo in hurricane season they NORMALLY don't go to that side of Mexico.

                    Welcome and good luck!
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                    #10 stacey

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                      Posted 07 July 2008 - 11:34 AM

                      Welcome to the forum!!
                      Stacey & Ely 10.14.2008




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