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Where do you walk out from when you get married here? Im trying to pick out songs for everyone to walk down the aisle to... I want to make sure they are long enough I guess.... MEXICO 2-15-13.JPG

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SOOOO many things to think about!!! Im all over the place!!! Im trying to get a handle on the food options... Gold Menu??? If anyone has that, that would be wonderful! simstar969@hotmail.com

 

Music... Im choosing my ceremony songs now.... Now, do I use the included DJ??? Or another DJ?? And if so, which one??? And how do I go about booking them?? And how much more does this cost?

 

Reception... Where do I have mine? Does anyone have any pics? Im up to about 30 people aswell.

 

Photography... Im getting the Ultimate package... Is that Adventure Photos? Anel? Because I like those pics! Im so confused.

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Happy planning Newbride2013! Good luck!!!

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SOOOO many things to think about!!! Im all over the place!!! Im trying to get a handle on the food options... Gold Menu??? If anyone has that, that would be wonderful! simstar969@hotmail.com

 

Music... Im choosing my ceremony songs now.... Now, do I use the included DJ??? Or another DJ?? And if so, which one??? And how do I go about booking them?? And how much more does this cost?

 

Reception... Where do I have mine? Does anyone have any pics? Im up to about 30 people aswell.

 

Photography... Im getting the Ultimate package... Is that Adventure Photos? Anel? Because I like those pics! Im so confused.

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Happy planning Newbride2013! Good luck!!!

From what I have read the DJ is the way to go. I am just getting started on all the planning and have lots to think about. Are you having a legal ceremony and do you know the number of days for sure you have to be in Mexico to be married legally? We arrive on the Saturday and plan for the Wednesday as the Thursday is booked already. I hope this will be ok as we all leave on the following Saturday and do not want to wait til the Friday to marry. Good luck with all the planning and hope to hear about things as you go along!

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Would you mind sending me your spreadsheet as well? 

 

Just found out from Yamina the buffet option is only available if you have more than 25 guests.  Also heard back from Yamina about the Ultimate Package, here's my question and her response:

 

If we select the Ultimate package can we remove the Waterford Yours Truly Champagne Flute Pair, the Live Mexican music trio, and the Video of the ceremony - then use that for credit towards a DJ or a photography package? Unfortunately, the packages are unchangeable or reimbursed if unused. In that case, if the package is not convenient for you, we recommend you to have the wedding “a la carteâ€. However, it can become more expensive.
 

Originally Posted by AngelinaNKeith View Post

Hey Rollerbride!

 

I had an excess of time when I was weighing the decision on which package to choose so I put together an excel spreadsheet with all the details for each.. If you want me to send it to you I can, you would just have to tweak some of the numbers to reflect your 40 people, because mine is only for 30.

 

Post your e-mail address if you want it.

 

PS- You're getting married two days before me!
 



 



 

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I distinctly remember another bride on here saying that she substitued the Mexican Trio for something else ! Gina also told me that I could not do that, but if it was done for someone else I will try and push push push to get that substitute

Originally Posted by TiffanyRobert View Post

Would you mind sending me your spreadsheet as well? 

 

Just found out from Yamina the buffet option is only available if you have more than 25 guests.  Also heard back from Yamina about the Ultimate Package, here's my question and her response:

 

If we select the Ultimate package can we remove the Waterford Yours Truly Champagne Flute Pair, the Live Mexican music trio, and the Video of the ceremony - then use that for credit towards a DJ or a photography package? Unfortunately, the packages are unchangeable or reimbursed if unused. In that case, if the package is not convenient for you, we recommend you to have the wedding “a la carteâ€. However, it can become more expensive.
 



 



 

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They told me that I could substitute the Cocktail hour and use the credit towards dinner at the reception. I didn't ask about anything else but I SURE hope what they told me is right!!! 
 

Originally Posted by WPGBride View Post


I distinctly remember another bride on here saying that she substitued the Mexican Trio for something else ! Gina also told me that I could not do that, but if it was done for someone else I will try and push push push to get that substitute



 



 

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Would you mind sending me your spreadsheet as well? 

 

Just found out from Yamina the buffet option is only available if you have more than 25 guests.  Also heard back from Yamina about the Ultimate Package, here's my question and her response:

 

If we select the Ultimate package can we remove the Waterford Yours Truly Champagne Flute Pair, the Live Mexican music trio, and the Video of the ceremony - then use that for credit towards a DJ or a photography package? Unfortunately, the packages are unchangeable or reimbursed if unused. In that case, if the package is not convenient for you, we recommend you to have the wedding “a la carteâ€. However, it can become more expensive.

 

 

 

Hey Everyone! Keith and I are getting married at DRC August 6, I haven't really posted anything on here yet, but looking forward to seeing what everyone has to say and give advice on.

 

My wedding date/time is booked, but other then that I haven't really done much with the wedding planners at Dreams thus far, I really need to start figuring out all the details. Would anyone be willing to send me some of their wedding docs such as the menus, centerpieces, flowers, cakes etc  I'd like to do a little background research before I call them up and talk.

 

My email is angelinavest@gmail.com -- whatever you can send is GREATLY appreciated.

 

Looking forward to spending the next 5-6 months with you all!!

 

2012 Weddings

2/24/2012 (Bud and Jackie)

2/25/2012 (Mariah and Jens)

3/3/2012 farnaz (Farnaz & Alex)

3/4/2012 busterandsheri (Sheri & Buster)

3/4/2012 faeriesxist83 (shelly and Jim)

3/18/2012 (William and Kate)

3/24/2012 (Eric and Tracie)

4/21/2012 Ankswt03 (Amanda and Jeremy)

4/22/2012 SweetMelissa (Melissa & Nick)

4/22/2012 Ariane1126 (Tessa and Ryan)

4/24/2012 (Amer & Charlotte)

5/10/2012 WPGBride (Chelsea and Mike)

5/12/2012 Dimplesandsuga

5/13/2012 Day_rog (Dana and Damien)

5/16/2012 Corio342 (Corey and Andrew)

5/18/2012 Sarah80 (Sarah and Luke)

5/21/2012 CKNMVS

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5/24/2012 weddingprincess (Shannon & Brad)

6/3/2012 Mrskatieperry (Katie and PJ)

6/6/2012 Tiny6812 (Destiny and Jalon)

6/9/2012 Ssapper

6/14/2012 torilvv12 (Victoria & Yura)

6/18/2012 juliej84 (Julie and Ash)

6/22/2012 blondgoddesstif (Tif and Tony)

6/30/2012 rachallen18 (Rachel & Allen)

7/20/2012 LindseyM (Lindsey & Kevin)

7/26/2012 JulyDrcBride (Sophie & Rafael)

7/28/2012 Mnunez

8/4/2012 RollerBride (Kip and Kate)

8/6/2012 AngelinaNKeith (Angelina and Keith

8/7/2012 Nj2012 (Nikki & Joe)

8/10/12 (Annie & Jon)

8/24/2012 Sarah-Jane (Sarah and James)

9/1/2012 Cbandemer (Colleen & Brian)

9/2/2012 Ktcblue2012 (Kariane & Nathan)

11/8/2012 ahall5665 (Ashley & Ethan)

11/19/2012 melinmontana (Melissa and Kael)

12/01/12 mcree (Christy and Brian)

12/17/2012 Savs1027 (Savanah and John)

 

2013 Weddings

1/19/2013 marilili (Maritza and Sal)

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4/27/2013 Vika Yakovleva (Vika & Anthony)

5/3/2013 Kthorpe

5/18/2013 Eyeball17 (Aislinn & Bob)

 

Be sure to double check the list after you post to make sure you didn't forget anyone!

Hi Angelina Could you please send me your spreadsheet I read about to crashley47@hotmail.com It sounds like you really are prepared, I hope I can do the same! So many things to organize from such a distance. Good luck and thank-you

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Ok, it sounds like Yamina and Eva have totally different answers...

Eva told me that you have to have 40 people to have a buffet. And she told me I could credit the cocktail hour towards our reception. And I know I've seen other people on here being able to trade out things in their package. (specifically the mexican trio). I don't need my hair and makeup done and I don't  want the white chair covers that are included in the ultimate package so I was hoping I could get a credit for that too, but now I'm not so sure... UGH!!
 

Originally Posted by TiffanyRobert View Post

Would you mind sending me your spreadsheet as well? 

 

Just found out from Yamina the buffet option is only available if you have more than 25 guests.  Also heard back from Yamina about the Ultimate Package, here's my question and her response:

 

If we select the Ultimate package can we remove the Waterford Yours Truly Champagne Flute Pair, the Live Mexican music trio, and the Video of the ceremony - then use that for credit towards a DJ or a photography package? Unfortunately, the packages are unchangeable or reimbursed if unused. In that case, if the package is not convenient for you, we recommend you to have the wedding “a la carteâ€. However, it can become more expensive.
 



 



 

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Hello Christina,

 

I emailed her my times and locations when we confirmed the date.

I'm at DRC April 13th - 27th so we should see eachother!

Originally Posted by paradisebride13 View Post

Hello Dominique!

Evangelina finally emailed me back and we have confirmed and booked out date of April 20th 2013! I have been trying to figure out how to book the times and locations for the ceremony and reception, but she has yet to email me back about this. Isn't she suppose to ask you this before you book? Oh and since our dates are the same week we must meet up!


Christina



 



 

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