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#4531 Ashleyciv

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    Posted 12 April 2011 - 04:39 PM

    I asked Dreams what it would cost do this set up and this is the response i got...I understand about the bamboo being extra but what the heck are the other charges?? DId you past brides ask for something different for your canopy set up and get charged a ridicules fee?? ANy suggestions or ideas would be helpful!!

     

     

    Is possible to set up a bamboo canopy for the ceremony the cost is $300usd+tax+set up
    If you want it with the same white tulle decoration the cost is $650usd+tax+set up (the tulle cost $350usd+tax+set up)
    If you bring the tulle the cost for set up is $150usd+tax+set up
     

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    #4532 vlynnw

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      Posted 12 April 2011 - 06:55 PM

      Our appointments begin at 11...mine begin at 1 and our ceremony is at 4:30.


      Veronica & Adam - May 6, 2011 - Dreams Tulum

      #4533 wendvipo

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        Posted 13 April 2011 - 10:15 AM

        I sent them a really nice pictures of tulle draped over the canopy and they told me the charge was 350 plus tax if i didn't have my own tulle. I got them to do it and it didn't look anything like the picture, so be careful or if you go ahead with it make VERY specific what you want, the tulle they have doesn't flow at all, it is really stiff so it doesn't look drapy like in the pics.



        #4534 Ashleyciv

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          Posted 13 April 2011 - 02:54 PM

          Wow thanks!! Yeah they are telling me all these ridicules prices..but i will not be happy with just their basic "fabric" set up!! So i guess ill just bring my own tulle and deal with the price they make me pay to decorate it!! Did they quote you a price to do it if you brought your own tulle???

          Originally Posted by wendvipo 

          I sent them a really nice pictures of tulle draped over the canopy and they told me the charge was 350 plus tax if i didn't have my own tulle. I got them to do it and it didn't look anything like the picture, so be careful or if you go ahead with it make VERY specific what you want, the tulle they have doesn't flow at all, it is really stiff so it doesn't look drapy like in the pics.



           

           



          #4535 curtney17

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            Posted 13 April 2011 - 03:30 PM

            how much tulle do you need to bring down to decorate with if you do decide to bring your own??



            #4536 Ashleyciv

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              Posted 14 April 2011 - 07:24 AM

              Im waiting for Dreams response to that question myself..ill let you know as soon as i hear!! :)

               

              Originally Posted by curtney17 

              how much tulle do you need to bring down to decorate with if you do decide to bring your own??



               



              #4537 cgratton

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                Posted 14 April 2011 - 11:03 AM

                I actually found out about having the cocktail hour on the lobby from a bride on this website, and when we got down there and saw the lobby, I had to have it!  It was a great resort, I will definitely be back there one day!  And the staff, I thought, were absolutely amazing!  For our wedding, Anabelle was incredible, we had given her a tip that morning, and after seeing everything that she did for us, we gave her more a few days later when we picked up our sand ceremony.  One little thing was my husband was too cheap to get them to do our decorating for the reception, so I arranged for our 3 sisters to do it.  They left the cocktail hour 15 minutes early with 4 of their kids in tow to help, and when they got down to the reception, Anabelle had already taken care of the decorations!  I had left the bags of decorations on the chairs for my sister, and Anabelle saw them sitting there and got her guys to just take care of it.  There wasn't that much, only 3 center pieces, name cards and favors, but I had 24 luminaries that needed to be placed around the reception area, the problem was that we needed to put sand in the bottom to keep them from blowing into the pool (that's where the 4 kids came into play), and Anabelle took care of all of it!  She even arranged for me to have my Maid of Honor and Bridesmaids dresses pressed with mine, and they had all three dresses as well as his clothes back in the room by 1130 (wedding was at 2).

                 

                I just can't say enough about the resort and staff, in fact, we don't have one single complaint about the entire experience, not about the resort or the staff and facilities for the wedding.  I too was very nervous about the wedding set up and making sure everything went as planned, and of course, not one problem!

                 

                There was one little hiccup, but it was rectified right away, no questions asked!  We had the video that was included in the Ultimate package, so when we went to pick up the video (the day before we left) they had spelled my name wrong (Cristal instead of Crystal) Small typo that could happen to anyone.  We brought it back to them, they apologized and said they would fix it ASAP, but unfortunately there wasn't enough time to finish it before we left, but they took our address and said they would mail it to us.  That was on April 1st, and it arrived at my house in Calgary today (can't wait to get home from work and see it).  So what I am trying to say is that anyone going to this resort, that may be nervous about everything going according to plan, don't be anxious, during your first meeting with your coordinator, she will make sure that everything is done to your satisfaction, and she will do everything she can to make you feel a little more calm!  Anabelle even arranged for a birthday cake for my nephew (he turned 14 the day before our wedding)  She arranged it to be delivered to my sisters room (who hadn't even checked in yet) with enough plates and cutlery for everyone to have a piece!  My nephew said it was the best Birthday cake he has ever had!!!  I have put in a lot of detail here, but I wanted to pass on to you all, that they know exactly what they are doing, they will do anything to make you happy and make your day as beautiful as possible!  They even delayed our ceremony about 10 minutes because we had very light rain a few minutes before we were supposed to start, and we just waited for it to pass.  So that's it, the resort is more amazing then I can describe and as for the wedding, I wouldn't have changed a thing!
                 

                Originally Posted by wendvipo 

                Thanks, I was pretty happy with the way things turned out. Ours was the 31st, looking at your pics, i do remember seeing that wedding set up at the lobby terrace, didn't even know we could have it there. Great resort hey! We loved it and are so sad to be home. I still don't have my pics yet, brought a photographer from Toronto and she is still editing but I will post the link on here when we get them!



                 



                #4538 wendvipo

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                  Posted 14 April 2011 - 11:25 AM

                  yeah i think it was $150 if i had my own tulle. I'll post some pics soon of the whole thing



                  #4539 vlynnw

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                    Posted 14 April 2011 - 11:55 AM

                    I got 8 yards of 3 different colors of organza fabric for the canopy to bring with us based on measurements I got from Aurora.  I'm going to have it look similar to this

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                    Question for you past brides...Did you take down a lot of pictures of things with you to show the coordinator?  Also what about seating charts did you use one? How did you print it off and display it?

                     

                     


                    Veronica & Adam - May 6, 2011 - Dreams Tulum

                    #4540 Ashleyciv

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                      Posted 14 April 2011 - 03:27 PM

                      vlynnw,

                       

                      Are you also getting bamboo for your canopy? How much if you dont mind me asking did she quote you to have this done? Thanks :)






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