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#1 Blackpearl

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    Posted 03 March 2009 - 02:20 PM

    Does anyone know if it is cheaper for us to go with a TA or booking it on our own??

    #2 joshfrommontreal

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      Posted 03 March 2009 - 02:31 PM

      It really all depends on the TA.

      I just got some great deals on flights through Westjet.

      #3 Maya28

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        Posted 03 March 2009 - 02:35 PM

        My guests and I got some really good deals through my TA. My suggestion to you would be to do some comparison shopping before you book! That's what I did.

        FYI: Most people don't know but AA has wedding travel packages. Give them a try as well.

        #4 twinkletoes

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          Posted 04 March 2009 - 09:46 AM

          Even if you find a cheaper rate by booking yourself, more than likely, a good TA will be able to match and sometimes beat that price. And it helps to have a TA when coordinating a large group of people on the same flight! IMO :)
          2 Hearts, 1 Love 08.08.08Punta Cana, D.R.

          #5 shellb

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            Posted 04 March 2009 - 03:00 PM

            From my experience, if you have a good TA, it makes it so much less stressful than having to be responsible for a whole group when it comes to sorting travel arrangements. I only have 13 guests, flights from different parts of the country, late bookers, a lot of 1st time flyers and questions...so it is nice when I can say our TA would have the best answer. One less thing for me to worry about.

            #6 Elisabete4

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              Posted 30 March 2009 - 12:12 PM

              Hello Ladies!!!

              I´ve enjoyed LOTS of deals and specials via Vacation Deals and Travel Specials by BookIt.com® They have AWESOME vacation packages for groups. My family visited Dreams Punta Cana last June for 5 days and we ended up paying about $182 per person. They do an amazing job getting back to you both via emails and phone.

              Happy Planning!


              #7 DTHSLove

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                Posted 30 March 2009 - 08:05 PM

                TA less stress for the bride. All the silly questions by family will drive u up the walls. Also remember you still have to book taxi from the airport.

                #8 joshfrommontreal

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                  Posted 31 March 2009 - 06:35 PM

                  Originally Posted by DTHSLove
                  Also remember you still have to book taxi from the airport.

                  I just wanted to add to this that it depends on who you book with if you need a taxi or not. Many Canadian companies like Sunwing, Nolitours, TMR, etc will include transfer to/from the resort in their prices. It is always best to ask though.

                  #9 khomac

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                    Posted 05 April 2009 - 09:28 PM

                    Definately TA. They deal with all the transfers, insurance, deadlines, group booking details. Not all TA's charge a fee for their service.

                    I researched www.westjetvacations.com and Air Canada Vacations first. I did not see an AI package for a specific locations. TA called airline to confirm it's available. For some reason it just didn't appear online and instead had to be booked by phone.
                    Kelly & Pablo

                    Michael and Phil Steingard are located in Ontario, but travel to Punta Cana quite often during the year. There is a good chance they will be down already during your wedding week, so this will cut travel costs

                    #10 Maria Luisa Locht

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                      Posted 07 April 2009 - 03:08 PM

                      Does anyone has a better idea of what airport to choose? Someone told me that LA ROMANA airport is much better than the one in PUNTA CANA, and that the La Romana airport is not far away from Punta Cana?

                      Any info will be highly appreciated.

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