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So to be clear I will continue posting all usernames and wedding dates in the short bride list before your weddings, but for the detailed info it will only be the brides who post reviews (so after your wedding)
Thanks Sunbride for continuing to update this thread. I know it is a lot of work for you, but it is VERY appreciated!!!

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Last time I emailed Aurora was on 3/10 asking her if I would have to get my photographer a half day or full day pass... she responded on 3/11 (half day pass for 7 hours)...

I am still a bit confused though, is Aurora the WC or the assistant?!?? I am reading different things, I don't know! =)
Thanks AchiCA. Maybe she hasn't responded because my date is still several months away. It gives me hope that when my date is only a couple of months away they will be really on top of thingswink.gif
From reading previous posts, I believe Aurora is an assistant. I am not sure anyone has actually dealt with her beyond pre-wedding prep emails and such.

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I'm still waiting to hear back from Aurora about the email i sent 6 days ago and my wedding is in 5 weeks!!!

Needless to say, she better respond soon!! I just sent her a reminder letting her now I still haven't heard from her. I'm trying to get a rough estimate on how much everything may cost so i know how much money to put aside. uurrrggghhh

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Thanks! I'm happy to share templates if you're interested. Just PM me!

Also, I finally posted the link to our pro photographer's entire gallery. I was thinking that it might be helpful for brides to see the lighting/darkness in our photos by the relaxed pool. The link is now in my signature, but this is it, too:

Kristina and Matt Presented By http://www.leografia.com/

In these pics, you'll be able to see pictures from:
- Our welcome dinner at DT's Caribbean party which includes tons of pics from the fire dancer show (under "day before").
- Our cocktail hour at the Patio Terrace (at the beginning under "reception")
- The lighting at our relax pool-side reception ("Reception")
- I'll give a warning that some pictures near the end of the "reception" folder will seem strange for a wedding reception. It downpoured rain at our outdoor reception (right after our first dances) and we had 42 crazy/loving guests with us. Near the end of the pics, we are drenched! Some guests were already soaked, so they jumped in the pool, someone rescued our cake (which we ate with our hands at El Patio) and then we all moved to the disco to dance the night away (so you can also also see photos of what "Desires" the disco looks like). It was strange and not as we planned it, but it was our wedding (and I loved it as it was).

Thanks for posting the link to your pictures! I am having my reception by the adult pool so I have a better idea now of the set up and the lighting situation.

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I'm still waiting to hear back from Aurora about the email i sent 6 days ago and my wedding is in 5 weeks!!!
Needless to say, she better respond soon!! I just sent her a reminder letting her now I still haven't heard from her. I'm trying to get a rough estimate on how much everything may cost so i know how much money to put aside. uurrrggghhh
Oh no!! I'm sorry jerzygirl. BangHead.gif
Maybe try copying that email to some of the other WC/assistants that we have email addresses for on the first page. I hope you hear from her soon.

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Oh geez...well another note- when Aurora responded to me, her email was very short. It wasn't the usual full email "Dear Amanda..." she just responded with "half day" and that's it! So she may be very busy right now, and more complicated questions, e.g. how much money should I bring?, requires her more time/calculating to respond =) so no worries!

 

Jerzygirl- you are getting married SO SOON!!! That's so exciting... I am having my reception at the adult pool as well, and as I'm sure you've read I am having panic attacks regarding the lighting situation lol. Could you PLEEEAAASE send me pics when you get back?! xo

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Hi Shiela. We were given a discount by the Dreams Riviera Cancun team for our site visit in December 2009...I'm so glad we went, as it helped us make our decision to move the wedding to Dreams Tulum (we stayed at DRC and visited Dreams Puerto Adventuras and Tulum). It was appx. 20--25% off the regular price + tax per day.

 

They are really sweet and understanding...and more than willing to work with you, but you need to push sometimes. :)

 

Just call them, email is a harder way to get what you need.

 

xo,

tara

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Oh geez...well another note- when Aurora responded to me, her email was very short. It wasn't the usual full email "Dear Amanda..." she just responded with "half day" and that's it! So she may be very busy right now, and more complicated questions, e.g. how much money should I bring?, requires her more time/calculating to respond =) so no worries!

Jerzygirl- you are getting married SO SOON!!! That's so exciting... I am having my reception at the adult pool as well, and as I'm sure you've read I am having panic attacks regarding the lighting situation lol. Could you PLEEEAAASE send me pics when you get back?! xo
I know!! I will try and post pics at some point. We leave for our honeymoon right after Mexico and won't be back until May 12th. When do you leave for DT?

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Hey i haven't heard any brides talking about a hair trial. Do they include that with your appointment or do you have to pay extra. I am still unsure if i will get them to do my hair or have my MOH do it for me.

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