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#51 akkelly

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    Posted 13 August 2009 - 11:29 AM

    Thanks so much for posting the pics Amy!

    #52 dolfinluck

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      Posted 13 August 2009 - 04:05 PM

      Originally Posted by KPEG
      Yup, thanks for the pics Amy!

      I just got word from Tiara. She said sashes were free! We just choose our chairs though. Plastic or Tiffany style. She also said I won't need to show anything for the honeymoon package included in the Ultimate wedding pkg. My future in-laws also love their crabs/lobsters so I asked about that for the gold menu and she said it was additional costs. I wonder how much.

      It's funny communicating with the WC. If you ask too many questions, you get selective answers, but if you don't ask enough, I feel like you get yes/no answers! lol.
      Thanks for the info!!!
      That's great about the sashes being free, but i wonder if the sashes are free as well for the love package as i see you are doing the ultimate package.

      #53 amygirl1169

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        Posted 14 August 2009 - 12:28 AM

        Originally Posted by akkelly
        Hi everyone!
        I am planning to be married at either DPC or DLR in 2011 and am just beginning to look into everything. If anyone would be willing to send me any info you have receieved from either resort in terms of options, pricing, photography, flowers... esentially anything I would really appreciate it. I have looked at the info on the websites but it only gives minimal info.
        I am planning a site trip to DR this October/November just to check things out and will post any comments I have.

        Thanks so much!
        Hi akkelly,
        Send me your email address and I'll send you the extras list the WC at DLR sent me :)
        As I mentioned in an earlier post, I also have a price comparison we put together that shows the price difference between the basic packages at DPC and DLR - where DLR seems to be more expensive and you actually get less for your money... Tiara's response was that they are a 'more luxurious' hotel than DPC... I've never been to either, so I have no idea if that's true.

        #54 nicole8

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          Posted 15 August 2009 - 12:58 PM

          Not sure who was the one that had all the pricing for the extras but could you PM me I would like to get a copy of it thanks.

          #55 hjack

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            Posted 15 August 2009 - 08:08 PM

            I have been following this thread for about a week. Your comments have been very helpful, and thanks Amy for posting the pictures. I am planning to be married on May 5, 2010 at the DLR; although I haven't finalized the date yet with the WC.

            I have been doing a lot of research about this resort, although I haven't been able to find any pictures of the location for the beach ceremony area. If any one has any, it would be greatly appreciated!

            Throughout my research, I came across these pictures. Maybe some of you will find them helpful.
            member: kaki333 pictures and videos on Webshots

            Also, I have not been able to find the resorts photographer's portfolio anywhere. Does anyone have any of their sample pics?

            Thanks again and happy planning to everyone!

            #56 nicole8

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              Posted 16 August 2009 - 10:38 AM

              Hi we are getting married on May 4th but something you may or may not know May 5 th is Cinco de Mayo so theres going to be quite the celebration. Thanks for posting those pics haven't seen those yet.

              #57 dolfinluck

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                Posted 16 August 2009 - 12:46 PM

                Here are a bunch of pics i have that i dont believe are up here:

                old gazebo
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                new gazebo
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                Pier location:

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                Cocktail hour set up:

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                Here's is a members wedding pics from the resort photographer:
                My Dreams LaRomana wedding pics!!

                #58 tonic

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                  Posted 17 August 2009 - 05:26 PM

                  Hello, thank you for the memebers who posted the wedding location pictures! My wedding date is Feb. 14 and I've asked Tiara to send me some location pictures to see but she hasn't get back to me yet.

                  I'm currently researching for a good and affordable wedding photographer other than the resort photographer. It would be nice if you can share any info. Thanks!

                  #59 KPEG

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                    Posted 18 August 2009 - 10:38 AM

                    Thanks for the pics Dolphinluck!

                    #60 KPEG

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                      Posted 18 August 2009 - 11:53 PM

                      Hey girls,

                      I'm getting a bit frustrated dealing with the resort already. As I mentioned in an earlier post, they were having issues with my deposit even though everything was already authorized by me through my bank. Tiara was not prompt in getting back to me about date availability and confirmation (I understand I'm not priority since I'm booking for 2010). I finally get confirmation on the wedding package, date and time and now I get an email from her 2 weeks AFTER this, indicating that b/c we are arriving at the resort on a Saturday and reserved our wedding date for a Monday that it was not following the 3 business day in the country requirement. We are only have a renewal of vows ceremony and will already be legally married!

                      Did anyone know of this requirement for the DR? Why didn't I come across this in any of my research and why didn't she tell me before we confirmed everything? I gave her the dates of when our group would be there before. I'm not totally p'd but annoyed and a little frustrated. Not only did she not say anything about this before but even after getting my confirmation, 2 weeks have past. I have sent emails to her to ask about other things, didn't get any response and then today I get this email about not being able to have our wedding on the date we already reserved! The other thing that irritates me is that she asked me to make a decision quickly before she books the only day available that week to another couple! We have already booked our group travels too!

                      Am I over-reacting? I sure hope things are better once the date nears and we get to the resort. Good thing I was putting off invitations until September!

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