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#421 krmiller

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    Posted 22 November 2010 - 07:01 PM

    This thread is dead!!  Is there anyone that has gotten married recently, or is getting married soon?  I am a little over 6 months away & feel helpless, like I have nothing to do!!!



    #422 mrsV2be

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      Posted 24 November 2010 - 03:48 AM

      Just thought I'd leave my comments on my wedding at ERC. I think incredible sums things up quite nicely. We got married 19th March 2010 and Ramon was our wedding co-ordinator. I can't speak highly enough of him, he really was fantastic. He went above and beyond for us. We chose the gold package but there was only ourselves and our parents so I think Ramon went the extra mile with the decoration, and if he didn't then the package was well worth the price. He took all of our requests seriously and the flowers, decoration, colour scheme and service was faultless. I had my hair and make-up done at the spa and was made to feel like a princess, being served champagne whilst I sat and relaxed. I paid extra for my nails to be done, but they made a brilliant job of them. We used Juan for our photographer and I'm extremely critical when it comes to photos of myself but I love our wedding pics, we had to do the cheesy shots but to be honest it was all just such good fun. The resort itself was amazing, we stayed in the excellence club area but mainly just to get that honeymoon feel away from our parents :-) Our parents were blown away with the standard suites and to be honest there wasn't a great deal between the two but i think for that extra special occasion and some privacy from your party the upgrade is worth it, however it is very expensive. Food, entertainment, drinks etc all brilliant, never experienced such quality from an all inclusive hotel. I could stay on here forever talking about our dream wedding but I'll leave it there. If anyone has any questions i'll be more than happy to answer them, just send me an e-mail. I know how desperate I was for information before we got there. One other thing I will say though, I spent hours e mailing Ramon about all different requirements and really shouldn't have worried, when we met him he spent plenty of time with us going through all our needs in detail and like I said, he certainly delivered! x



      #423 Sheen811

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        Posted 29 November 2010 - 11:50 AM

        I am a little less then 5 months away and I also feel like i have nothing really to do. All i have left is to send out my invites and find favors and stuff to include in our welcome bag.

         

        Currently i am trying to finalize the wedding dinner menu so that i can include 2 options for our guests with our invitations.

        Can any of the brides who have gotten married at ERC share your experience with the dinner menu for the reception? Are there any recommendations of anything that is really tasty and is a must have???

         

        Originally Posted by krmiller 

        This thread is dead!!  Is there anyone that has gotten married recently, or is getting married soon?  I am a little over 6 months away & feel helpless, like I have nothing to do!!!





        #424 krmiller

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          Posted 29 November 2010 - 01:28 PM

          I wanted to do the same thing with the menu & have a spot on the RSVP card for the guests to choose.  Do you know if a buffet is available?  I just think that would be easier.  I am probably going to send out my invitations in January because I never sent out a STD. 



          #425 endlesslove

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            Posted 30 November 2010 - 11:01 AM


            Don't even stress about the menu! When we got there we decided between the two packages, even though ours only included the silver package for dinner. You can customize your menu as well, don't feel like you're set one one thing. We had two options (one being something off the room service menu we loved!) and mixed and matched the rest. They do not have a buffet though, it is all sit down, and trust me, it is worth it. The food is great!

            Originally Posted by Sheen811 View Post

            I am a little less then 5 months away and I also feel like i have nothing really to do. All i have left is to send out my invites and find favors and stuff to include in our welcome bag.

             

            Currently i am trying to finalize the wedding dinner menu so that i can include 2 options for our guests with our invitations.

            Can any of the brides who have gotten married at ERC share your experience with the dinner menu for the reception? Are there any recommendations of anything that is really tasty and is a must have???

             

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            Originally Posted by krmiller View Post

            This thread is dead!!  Is there anyone that has gotten married recently, or is getting married soon?  I am a little over 6 months away & feel helpless, like I have nothing to do!!!


             




            #426 endlesslove

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              Posted 30 November 2010 - 11:02 AM

              Also, I forgot to mention, Ramone doesn't take numbers before hand for guests dinner options. The waiter will ask the guests which option they would like when the reception begins.



              #427 krmiller

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                Posted 30 November 2010 - 11:17 AM

                Thank you so much for the info!  It takes a little stress off!

                 

                Originally Posted by endlesslove 

                Also, I forgot to mention, Ramone doesn't take numbers before hand for guests dinner options. The waiter will ask the guests which option they would like when the reception begins.





                #428 Sheen811

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                  Posted 02 December 2010 - 11:40 AM

                  When we visited ERC in August for our site visit we spoke to Ramon regarding multiple options for our guests dinner as he said normally they only offer 1. Everyone so far has said that they have had 2 options of dinner for our guests.

                  Because we loved the lobster house so much when we visited, we requested Surf & Turf for one of our dinner options. In order to include the lobster tail, we would pay 10$per person for every person that ordered. I wonder if this is why i need to give numbers up front?? Anyway... i have reached out to Ramon to confirm again because i would prefer not to include the options on the RSVP card.

                   

                  krmiller,

                  Ramon advised that they can do a buffet, however i think they only do this for groups larger then 50. It also depends on where you will be having your reception. I didn't get too much information on this but he did say it was possible. You may want to inquire with him again if this is something you are really interested in.
                   



                  #429 Sheen811

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                    Posted 23 December 2010 - 07:43 AM

                    So I just received an email from the new wedding coordinator at the excellence Nayeli. Was anyone else aware that Ramon is no longer there?



                    #430 krmiller

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                      Posted 27 December 2010 - 07:35 AM


                      What?  NO, I had no idea!!  Ramon was awesome!!
                       

                      Originally Posted by Sheen811 

                      So I just received an email from the new wedding coordinator at the excellence Nayeli. Was anyone else aware that Ramon is no longer there?








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