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Me too...I think its a great way to cut on some costs if your colours are the same. I'll be staying for an entire 2 weeks so anyone can let me know if they're interested.
 

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I plan on packing my items as well. I have no prbolem leaving some things behind though for other brides to use (ex: chair sashes...).
 



 



 

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Hi Sarah80, I'm arriving on May 7 and leaving and leaving on May 21st. My wedding date is May 10. We should definatly meet up! Although it is honeymoon time the 2nd week, it might be nice to have another woman to talk to lol

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Hello,

 

I haven't posted anything for a while and just got caught up on like 40 pages of posts.  This forum is so helpful and has given me so many ideas.  Now that my wedding is less than 4 months from now I am starting to freak out! I noticed that there are a few brides near my wedding date (May 18th). I get there the 16th and leave the 22nd so if anyone is going to be there during that time we should meet up!

 

If someone has pictures of centerpieces, buffet menu and bouquets can you please send it to drsarah80@gmail.com.  I have emailed evangelina but she only likes to answer some of my questions so it is very frustrating.  I read on here that someone numbered their questions so I tried that yesterday so we shall see if she answers them all.



 

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I have used Allurements by Rebecca for the invitations.  She is rated #1 on best destination wedding and I have to say she has been absolutely amazing to work with!!  Rebecca is also going to do my OOT bags and luggage tags.  

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I have used Allurements by Rebecca for the invitations.  She is rated #1 on best destination wedding and I have to say she has been absolutely amazing to work with!!  Rebecca is also going to do my OOT bags and luggage tags.  

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I have used Allurements by Rebecca for the invitations.  She is rated #1 on best destination wedding and I have to say she has been absolutely amazing to work with!!  Rebecca is also going to do my OOT bags and luggage tags.  

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As for invitations, I just placed my order for boarding pass invites through Sproullie Desgins and received back my first draft last night.  Let me just say, 1st try is amazing.  I couldn't be happier with my decision.  I more or less looked through every invite on Etsy to get an idea of what to incorporate and what not.  If you haven't picked your wedding invitation place I would highly recommend going with Sproullie.

 

Originally Posted by dimplesandsuga View Post

Hi Vika

 

 

SOOOOOOOOOOOO The hotel has themed nights!?  I was not made aware of this like....AT ALL! Are you serious!?  I wonder how I could find out what they may be seeing as how Evangelina WON'T reply to me....GREAT! This is what this forum is for and I'm so thankful for that.  You've actually given me my initiations now...I had no real idea but you've solved a good bit of it. Thank so much.  I found this company called sprouille designs on ETSY....here is the website but they are incredible!  

 

http://www.sproulliedesigns.com/

 



 



 

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I'm using a DJ a bride used at this same resort when they first opened, here is all his info...however, they told me at first it would be fine, the guy is friends with Yasmina (have him tell it, they used to date.....casually)  And he is more affordable than the resort DJ.

 

Wedding Reception for 20 to 100 pax.

Gear:

 

1 Wireless Mic Shure SM 58. (For Speeches).

2 Powered Loudspeakers QSC K10.

1 Dj Mixer & Macbook.

4 Par 64 Led lighting.

Up to 5 Hours of Music.

$ 600.00 Usd.

Overtime $ 100.00 US. Per Hour.

 

Ceremony Set Up. (Optional)

1 Powered LoudSpeaker Q.S.C K 10 .

1 8 Channel Mixer

1 Shure ULXS Wireless Mic

$150 usd.

Prices are in Cancun, Playa del Carmen & Mayan Riviera.

For Weddings  in Isla Mujeres & Tulum $ 650.00 usd

Weddings in Cozumel $ 1400 usd.

We have a huge music collection More than 200 gb like 50â€s,60â€s,70â€s,80â€s,90â€s, Country, Swing,Rock,Hip Hop,Old School, Pop,r&b, House, Techno, Club Music,Latin, Salsa Reaggeton,Merengue,Banda,Norteña, Cumbia. Etc.

 

Faqâ€s

· Yes we take request also you can send me a list with your music.

· Yes we have contract forms.

· For reservation you must to pay through Pay pal an a $100 Usd reservation fee.

· Yes we make all the necessary announcements.

· Yes you can provide me the mp3 with all your music.

About you music preference we are very flexible You can search my music collection at the following link:

http://www.cancun.djintelligence.com/music/

Also here are some Videos for weddings with some Hip Hop, Dirty South Hip Hop, R&B,Old School Style

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HICJFhp5BRY

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXCFFJjGy0s

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please let me know how I can be of any further assistance or if I can provide additional information at this time.

 

Kind Regards,

 

 

 

 

download?mid=1_3267_AGwXw0MAADqkTkRBCQMq

Ricardo de Pavía I.

Benji Solís R.

Móvil 998 1898306

www.discomovilcancun.com


 


 

Originally Posted by Savs1027 View Post

I've heard from her pretty regularly in the past few weeks. She usually takes about 2 days to respond to my emails. 

I've found that if I limit my emails to a few questions and my questions are numbered she responds more thoroughly!! haha

Who are you using for the DJ? I am using the guy through the hotel and he responds to emails VERY quick! 
 



 



 

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WPG!  I would love to also meet up with you to compare some notes on what we should and shouldn't do...My wedding is May 12th!
 

Originally Posted by WPGBride View Post


Hi Sarah80, I'm arriving on May 7 and leaving and leaving on May 21st. My wedding date is May 10. We should definatly meet up! Although it is honeymoon time the 2nd week, it might be nice to have another woman to talk to lol



 



 

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WOW that's a lot better than the hotel DJ!!! 

Eva just told me that there was that 1 to use :(
I'm definitely inquiring about this one now though!

Thanks!

Originally Posted by dimplesandsuga View Post


I'm using a DJ a bride used at this same resort when they first opened, here is all his info...however, they told me at first it would be fine, the guy is friends with Yasmina (have him tell it, they used to date.....casually)  And he is more affordable than the resort DJ.

 

Wedding Reception for 20 to 100 pax.

Gear:

 

1 Wireless Mic Shure SM 58. (For Speeches).

2 Powered Loudspeakers QSC K10.

1 Dj Mixer & Macbook.

4 Par 64 Led lighting.

Up to 5 Hours of Music.

$ 600.00 Usd.

Overtime $ 100.00 US. Per Hour.

 

Ceremony Set Up. (Optional)

1 Powered LoudSpeaker Q.S.C K 10 .

1 8 Channel Mixer

1 Shure ULXS Wireless Mic

$150 usd.

Prices are in Cancun, Playa del Carmen & Mayan Riviera.

For Weddings  in Isla Mujeres & Tulum $ 650.00 usd

Weddings in Cozumel $ 1400 usd.

We have a huge music collection More than 200 gb like 50â€s,60â€s,70â€s,80â€s,90â€s, Country, Swing,Rock,Hip Hop,Old School, Pop,r&b, House, Techno, Club Music,Latin, Salsa Reaggeton,Merengue,Banda,Norteña, Cumbia. Etc.

 

Faqâ€s

· Yes we take request also you can send me a list with your music.

· Yes we have contract forms.

· For reservation you must to pay through Pay pal an a $100 Usd reservation fee.

· Yes we make all the necessary announcements.

· Yes you can provide me the mp3 with all your music.

About you music preference we are very flexible You can search my music collection at the following link:

http://www.cancun.djintelligence.com/music/

Also here are some Videos for weddings with some Hip Hop, Dirty South Hip Hop, R&B,Old School Style

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HICJFhp5BRY

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXCFFJjGy0s

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please let me know how I can be of any further assistance or if I can provide additional information at this time.

 

Kind Regards,

 

 

 

 

download?mid=1_3267_AGwXw0MAADqkTkRBCQMq

Ricardo de Pavía I.

Benji Solís R.

Móvil 998 1898306

www.discomovilcancun.com


 


 



 



 

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My TA has given us 3 different trip lengths for our guests: 4, 5 or 7 nights. Anyone who books 7 nights will pretty much be on our honeymoon with us! i'm not thrilled with this but i'm unsure of how to approach this? Should I have the TA eliminate the 7 night option all together? The Dude and I will be there for 10 nights and we will certainly want some time to ourselves.

I didn't really think anyone would request to book 7 nights. i assumed guests would know that it's polite to stay 2 days after the wedding tops....but alas, someone has asked to book a 7 night trip. I guess I should take it as a compliment, huh? ;) I mean, on the other hand, I am asking people to travel to Mexico FOR ME (and the dude), so I shouldn't put a limit on their stay if they want to make it a vacation....hmmmmmm.

is anyone else thinking about things like this?

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