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#21 clmarti1

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    Posted 19 September 2008 - 11:43 AM

    Congrats Holly! I am getting married in Nuevo Vallarta but there are several beautiful places to have a destination wedding. What I did was look at the price of flights that the bulk of my guests would be taking that way I could plan around affordability for my guests. Since I'm in Texas, Mexico was the place to go for me. We looked into Aruba, but my guests would have to spend a night in a northern airport just to make it to Aruba. My advice is to research that first. I also didn't want my guests paying $1200 for a flight to Belize (which was my first choice). Anyway, that's how I went about choosing. Happy planning!

    #22 kate.com


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      Posted 19 September 2008 - 11:50 AM

      HI and Welcome!
      I was in the same boat! My suggestion is to take the time to browse the different locations on here... then google the resort and narrow it down that way! Ask questions and take your time on the front end! Everything comes together pretty quickly once you select the destination!
      Let me know if you have Q's! I am in MN and my cousin is going to be playing hockey for the Badgers this fall so I will be in madison quite a bit too!

      #23 BachataBride

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        Posted 19 September 2008 - 12:20 PM

        Congrats Holly!
        I'm getting married at the RIU Bachata in Puerta Plata if you're looking for any info!!
        Happy Planning!!

        #24 Blueyedancer28

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          Posted 19 September 2008 - 12:51 PM

          Congrats! I am getting married in Montego Bay Jamaica in 5 weeks....I hear positive things about the Sandals resorts. This forum should be very helpful!! Welcome

          #25 Lillie09

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            Posted 20 September 2008 - 08:19 PM

            Welcome and Congratulations! This site is great!

            #26 *Casey*

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              Posted 21 September 2008 - 12:56 PM

              Hi Holly... to the forum and CONGRATS!!!!

              #27 TATrisha


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              Posted 22 September 2008 - 01:56 PM

              Hi Holly!
              I'm from Wisconsin too! Just to your west about an hour! We should meet up some time, that'd be fun!
              Now, as for your destination, where will you be flying out of? For my wedding I did A LOT of price and package comparision leaving from both Milwaukee and Chicago so maybe I can help you out. PM me if you are interested.
              Otherwise, WELCOME and congratulations on your engagement!


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              #28 O'Driscoll Photography

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                Posted 22 September 2008 - 03:02 PM

                Hi Holly,

                Welcome and congrats!

                Have fun planning!


                #29 michellepicksbrent

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                  Posted 22 September 2008 - 03:21 PM

                  Congratulations and welcome to the forum Holly! I will be getting married in Las Vegas in August, 2009! Feel free to PM me if you give any thoughts to Vegas and have any questions! Happy planning!!

                  #30 soon2bmrsmarr

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                    Posted 24 September 2008 - 02:05 PM

                    Welcome Holly ! Congrats to the both of you ! If you don't have lots of time to plan I would suggest Cuba or Dominican Republic (DR has better food) the documents required are not over the top like lets say Mexico... I started looking up the requirements in the different countries, once you have a few narrowed down go to our local Travel Agent Store, they have the actual Travel Wedding catalogues that will give you lots of interesting info such as wedding package pricing etc on many wedding destinations.…

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                    Cheers and good luck

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