Jump to content

Photo

Hi all!


  • Please log in to reply
13 replies to this topic

#1 tvt

tvt
  • VIP Member
  • 4,812 posts

    Posted 23 March 2007 - 01:43 PM

    Hi, my name is Tara and I'm new to this great site! We're still in the early stages of planning and picking a destination. So far we're thinking the Dominican Republic in late 08 or early 09.

    For those of you getting married in the DR, I'd love to hear about it!

    Thanks!
    Tara

    #2 LCBride2007

    LCBride2007

      VIP Member

    • VIP Member
    • 24,768 posts

      Posted 23 March 2007 - 02:04 PM

      Welcome Tara! This site will definitely be able to help ... let us know if you have any questions.

      #3 jthrasher

      jthrasher
      • Banned
      • 486 posts

        Posted 23 March 2007 - 02:11 PM

        Hey Tara, welcome. Glad to see another Minneapolis girl here. I'm going to be moving there in the next year or so.

        Glad to help in any way I can.

        Jonathan

        #4 Guila-monster

        Guila-monster
        • Newbie
        • 8 posts

          Posted 23 March 2007 - 02:15 PM

          Hi Tara!!

          Congratulations!! I'm in the beginning stages, too, so I can relate! The DR is supposed to b GORGEOUS. Do you ever go on TripAdvisor.com ?? They have some great recommendations on there as far as resorts, etc. And you can do a search on there, like 'Dominican Republic Wedding' and they'll search the site and give you a bunch of info on any postings with that in it, and you may get some good ideas. Just a thought. Welcome!

          #5 tvt

          tvt
          • VIP Member
          • 4,812 posts

            Posted 23 March 2007 - 02:29 PM

            I've researched the DR more than I'd like to admit!! But when it comes down to picking a resort for such an important day... man it's tough! Especially since we've never been. Good thing is that we still have time!

            #6 TammyB

            TammyB
            • Sr. Member
            • 10,630 posts

              Posted 23 March 2007 - 03:37 PM

              Have you thought about doing a site visit? I know I was having a really hard time deciding on a resort as well, and when I went to Cabo, the very second I stepped onto the grounds of the Sheraton I knew it was the right place.

              But with that said, I've found that almost every resort I went to was great, so you really can't go wrong, it really just boils down to the "feel" of the place.

              #7 SusanK

              SusanK
              • VIP Member
              • 2,685 posts

                Posted 23 March 2007 - 04:31 PM

                I have to agree with Tammy...while a lot of people are comfortable with "winging" it, I think site visits really help. And it sounds like you have some time with a late '08-'09 wedding date in mind. My FI and I were vacationing at Dreams Cancun (before we were engaged) and saw a wedding while we were there. We loved everything about the resort, and knew that's where we wanted to get married. I feel so much more comfortable knowing first hand what a great place it is. So after some initial research, if you have the opportunity, I'd say definitely do a site visit...and get a vacation out of it as well!
                Susan&Matt 10-12-07, Mia Lily 7-9-08, Charlie David 6-28-10

                #8 LEIGH

                LEIGH
                • Jr. Member
                • 478 posts

                  Posted 23 March 2007 - 05:06 PM

                  Welcome Tara! You will find tons of great information here!
                  Good luck and happy planning!
                  Leigh and Bryan
                  October 7th, 2007

                  http://tickers.Ticke....5da3/event.png
                  <a href="http://photobucket.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://i176.photobuc.../mueller4-1.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting"></a>

                  #9 TATrisha

                  TATrisha

                    VIP Member

                  • VIP Member
                  • 12,377 posts
                  • Wedding Date:April 11, 2008
                  • Wedding Location:Gran Bahia Principle Akumal
                  • LocationWisconsin

                  Posted 23 March 2007 - 05:22 PM

                  Welcome! I hope all of your planning goes smoothly. Personally, I'm looking at the Gran Bahia in Riviera Maya, but I know they have on in DR as well and it's supposed to be very nice.
                  Good luck!

                  ~Trisha~

                  Destination Wedding Photographer & Travel Agent
                  www.faberphotography.com - My latest destination wedding photos can be found HERE

                  Disney Specialist  /  Bride & Groom Fly FREE Promotion

                   
                  Looking for a travel agent that KNOWS DISNEY?  We are an award winning travel agency and you can read our reviews here.
                   
                  Awards and recognition: 
                  Palace Resorts Winner "Top Travel Agent", "Top Homebased Travel Agency" PRO Platinum Agency (Top Award)   |  AMResorts Master Agent & Top Agency  |  Karisma Hotels Diamond Level 5 (highest production), Top 10 Azul Weddings, Top Wedding Coordinator | Wright Travel & Karisma GIVC Benefits | Travel Impressions Best of the Best Globe Winner   |   Apple Vacations Golden Apple Winner  
                  sml_gallery_206696_17612_13451.pnggallery_206696_17572_8409.jpg    sml_gallery_206696_17572_1003.jpg
                  Vendor rules are HERE! Please read!  If you are a vendor and looking to advertise your business, please email ads@bestdestinationwedding.com.


                  #10 BayBug

                  BayBug
                  • Member
                  • 852 posts

                    Posted 23 March 2007 - 05:44 PM

                    Welcome to the site Tara!
                    Angie




                    0 user(s) are reading this topic

                    0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users