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Is having the Welcome dinner at an all inclusive hotel cheap??

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#11 ~*petals*~

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    Posted 25 August 2008 - 09:25 AM

    I think it's perfect-- you're at an all-inclusive so why get everybody together for something to welcome them!

    #12 Davematthews16

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      Posted 25 August 2008 - 09:55 AM

      I'm a bit confused because I too am staying at an All-inclusive, and my WC said our "Welcome Dinner" would be covered. She just wanted me to give her a final head count so she could set it up for me. Why would you have to pay for it at an all-inclusive?

      #13 Davematthews16

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        Posted 25 August 2008 - 09:57 AM

        Nevermind, sorry I miss-read the post. It's not "cheap" at all. Your guests will love it!

        #14 caporrone

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          Posted 25 August 2008 - 10:49 AM

          I think it's a different idea and guests will like it - they can just chill out - be loose and get to know each other - it's a little more intimate then a dinner and also guests won't feel like they are on a time clock

          good luck - enjoy it

          #15 Virg

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            Posted 25 August 2008 - 10:57 AM

            I Plan on having the welcome dinner at the buffet at our AI resort.
            I figure it is a great way for everyone to meet & mingle.
            We are reserving an entire area and are really looking forward to it!
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            #16 melinda234

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              Posted 25 August 2008 - 02:39 PM

              I do not think it is cheap at all! Where are you getting married?

              #17 Leia78

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                Posted 25 August 2008 - 02:48 PM

                Originally Posted by hayley
                Because Im on a budget, I dont think I can afford to have the welcome dinner, the rehearsal dinner, and the reception all because we have over 100 people. So if we told everyone to meet at a certain restaurant in Dreams and then maybe just had a bonfire and smores on the beach, do you think that's cheaping out?
                Hi Hayley, I'm having my wedding at Dreams Los Cabos this Oct.. I just made my welcome dinner my rehearsal dinner too. If I'm not mistaken, I don't think you can just tell everyone to meet at a restaurant at the same time...especially if you have over 100 people. But maybe you can ask everyone to meet at the bar in the lobby for drinks. To host a private event at Dreams Los Cabos in 2008, the price is $25/pp. It's actually pretty affordable considering what you get.

                #18 CayoLargo

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                  Posted 25 August 2008 - 02:51 PM

                  To me the DW wedding is experiencing something differnt, unique and out of the ordinary...really who loves to sit around night after night with the same people when you could enjoy a different part of the resort and interact in a different way. I think AI gives you that freedom and allows everyone to enjoy it. GO FOR IT!
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                  #19 hayley

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                    Posted 26 August 2008 - 08:21 PM

                    I guess I was confusing in my question...I meant is it being cheap to have a welcome dinner and really the guests are paying for it because the dinner is included in the price they pay for the hotel. So I really wouldnt be paying for the dinner, that's what I meant! Sorry for the confusion!

                    #20 alishadawn20

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                      Posted 26 August 2008 - 08:25 PM

                      I think its a good idea. we were thinking of something similar. I'm sure no one would mind..

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