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#4581 beachbum21

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    Posted 09 January 2012 - 10:58 AM

    Hey Liz!

    Who are you using to plan your off-site wedding? We're planning an off-site wedding as well, just curious because we're on the hunt for music vendors!




    Originally Posted by Lizk23 


    You should have just asked ME about it!!! (I assume you're talking about me cause my profile says exactly what you read) I'm not fake i promise! lol  I see we have the same wedding date, but yes mine is on a private beach nearby and yes our reception is at the Iberostar, but at the suites not the beach resort. (I believe you said yours is at the beach?) But don't worry I have my own wedding coordinator, I am literally not using the Iberostar WC's for anything, I don't even have their names or contact info! So I won't be bogging them with questions or anything like that, they're there for you 100%!



    I know the one wedding  a day thing is a big deal to a lot and for good reason! But unfortunatly no matter where you go and what they promise, that won't be the case. Every 5star resort I've been to in the Carribean is always packed with weddings! I was in Punta Cana and they had 9 wedding in a day at our resort, one after the other after the other. I bet there will be a few more wedding than just us too. (off resort weddings) (obvs. cause destination weddings are awesome!!) But you will be the only bride on the beach during your ceremony don't worry!!!(well you damn well better be)  And if it helps put your mind at ease, we don't have a large group and will be at our ceremeony site until 6:00 and having dinner at 6:30 at Calabash. Good luck with everything and I hope this helps.



    Oh yeah one more thing....Can I get in on this DANCE PARTY?!??!?!


    #4582 bmaxam12

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      Posted 09 January 2012 - 12:59 PM

      Does anyone know if they serve food outside at the beach parties and/or what time they start? I am trying to plan that into our schedule (hoping the party at the Beach is still on Thursdays), and want to know if we should all plan on eating at a restaurant first or just heading there for food and drinks.

      #4583 Lizk23

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        Posted 09 January 2012 - 01:09 PM

        beachbum21 -


        Hey! We're doing our whole wedding through Tropical Weddings Jamaica and Almarie Walters. They're freaking AMAZING, i'm really glad we decided to do the off-site private wedding :) She has set up the music and they have a steel drum band and DJ that they use. Are you looking for a DJ or a band?

        #4584 bmaxam12

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          Posted 09 January 2012 - 01:37 PM

          So did your dress count as your one carry-on item? I was planning on bringing my small carry-on suitcase and also my dress on the plane with me.


          Originally Posted by ErinDoc 

          I traveled with my dress as my carry-on in the regular garment bag that I got when I bought my dress.  I had a small puddle jumper that was not very full so I just laid it out in the overhead bin, and in my other flight my dress flew first class even though I didn't.  :(  They did let me preboard and then I stacked my dress on another bride's dress who was flying first class.  The attendants are usually good with finding a place for it where it won't get destroyed by people shoving their luggage into the overhead bins.


          #4585 atalanta

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            Posted 09 January 2012 - 02:35 PM

            @ MrsDesz,


            I know a lot of BDW brides who are getting married off-site but have guests staying at IB resorts. What the wedding coordinators have told them is the brides getting married on property have first dibs on any and all locations for activities such as bonfires and rehearsal dinners.


            This is not to say, that I don't understand your feeling mislead.



            Originally Posted by MrsDesz 

            I agree call Silvia and find out if any of the other bride's events (welcome dinner, bonfire etc) are going to conflict with yours.  The nice thing is that she won't be getting married there.  Let's just hope that her party isn't large and that the quality of service won't be compromised due to two events happening on the same evening.  Although from what I've read, I get the impression that the WC caters to YOU when you have your wedding on the property.   That's just my opinion.  The other bride would have had to coordinate her wedding with an outside company, so I wonder how much IRHB will be involved at the resort events besides providing reception service and food.  That's something you should ask.  

            Anyway technically you are the bride that day at IRHB!  Don't worry, everything will work out beautifully. 

            Good luck and keep us posted!



            #4586 Nikadawn

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              Posted 10 January 2012 - 04:04 AM

              Lol, I was wondering if you might catch up on this thread. I didn't ask you about it cause I was afraid it might come across bitchy and I would dream in a million years of suggesting you move your wedding reception or anything like that. Like I said, I just didn't want mix ups as I'm always way too polite to tell anyone that something was done wrong. You can definitely get in on the dance party

              Together forever - My Sweetie & Me. Iberostar Rose Hall Beach - January 18th, 2012

              #4587 vbbbtk

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                Posted 10 January 2012 - 04:15 AM

                I would think that the Beach would be the same as the Suites and when I inquired about this I was informed that at the evening beach party there is only drinks and entertainment provided.

                Originally Posted by bmaxam12 

                Does anyone know if they serve food outside at the beach parties and/or what time they start? I am trying to plan that into our schedule (hoping the party at the Beach is still on Thursdays), and want to know if we should all plan on eating at a restaurant first or just heading there for food and drinks.


                #4588 Leah22

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                  Posted 10 January 2012 - 05:34 AM

                  From my understanding, the beach party at the Suites and Grand DOES have food, as well as drinks and entertainment.  I was told that the night of the week varies based on the time of year or other events that might be going on. 

                  #4589 JamaicaSukie

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                    Posted 10 January 2012 - 12:15 PM

                    Hey ladies!  So I'm a little confused about the documents we are supposed to send (i.e. - birth certificates, passports, etc.).  Are we supposed to make a photocopy of these documents and get the photocopies notarized?  I'm think that's what they meant but I wasn't sure and didnt' want to wasted FEDEX postage.  Thanks!

                    Marrying the love of my life in Jamaica on 7/7/12 and have 11 people booked so far!!

                    #4590 bjcs21

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                      Posted 10 January 2012 - 12:58 PM

                      Yep, you're supposed to make copies of your birth certificates and your passports and then have those notarized, then send all that to Iberostar. I just sent ours out last week and it was $100 including the notary.


                      The tracking info says they received it yesterday though!

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