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#11651 ZachJess2013

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    Posted 28 September 2013 - 01:25 PM

    Hello!! How much were you quoted for the cigar roller?? Also how much were the updos per girl?? You paid for them??? Thank you!

    The cigar roller was 400-my husband got into it with them during the cocktail hour because they tried to put a limit on how many cigars we got-they ended up giving us more-they never specified anywhere how many you get so you might want to get that info squared away-we tipped them too-it was like 110 or 120 per girl for hair and make up-and yes we paid for it along with the dresses and flip flops and barefoot sandals and jewelry-it was our gift to them, sort of a thank you for coming-and since our group was small enough we included all the girls even the few not in the actual wedding party-made it fun for everyone and then everyone was included-luckily we had our wedding on a Thursday and ended up being the only wedding that day :-)

    #11652 ZachJess2013

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      Posted 28 September 2013 - 01:30 PM

      The cigar roller was 400-my husband got into it with them during the cocktail hour because they tried to put a limit on how many cigars we got-they ended up giving us more-they never specified anywhere how many you get so you might want to get that info squared away-we tipped them too-it was like 110 or 120 per girl for hair and make up-and yes we paid for it along with the dresses and flip flops and barefoot sandals and jewelry-it was our gift to them, sort of a thank you for coming-and since our group was small enough we included all the girls even the few not in the actual wedding party-made it fun for everyone and then everyone was included-luckily we had our wedding on a Thursday and ended up being the only wedding that day :-)

      Just checked up dos for long hair is 65 short hair is 55 make up was 55 - oh and I wanted the 15% discount applied that comes with the ultimate package but of course they were like that can only be used for the couple-I was not happy and got them to give me 10% off

      #11653 sky186

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        Posted 28 September 2013 - 03:03 PM

        Wow

        #11654 Wedding2014

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          Posted 28 September 2013 - 06:18 PM

          Just checked up dos for long hair is 65 short hair is 55 make up was 55 - oh and I wanted the 15% discount applied that comes with the ultimate package but of course they were like that can only be used for the couple-I was not happy and got them to give me 10% off

          wow that's not bad for the hair.. Does everyone's hair have to be dry?? Where did you have your reception and how many ppl?? Thanks for the info!!

          #11655 AmberDragon

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          Posted 29 September 2013 - 08:28 PM

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          Hi, the tanks I ordered off of etsy (love esty)-unique and trendy was the name :-)

           

          Found it.  Thanks!



          #11656 JustNoelle

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            Posted 30 September 2013 - 06:21 AM

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            Hi Everyone,
            so I have a bit of a personal question, I have gone with the ultimate package, but I'm wondering how much everyone else ended up paying in 'extras' when they got there, I have a price list but just want to make sure I have the right sort of price in mind, as it seems I will only get this price right before the wedding... these are the main extras I want -

            -LED dance floor
            -fire dancers (has anyone else had these)?
            -bridesmaid/arch/centerpieces flowers etc
            -some lighting
            -Music I was thinking of just going for the I pod dock to keep costs down? and then using the trio from the package for the ceremony rather than the cocktail hour? (has anyone done this)
            - Photographer it says on the form I can add hours on for $99 Has anyone done this?

            anyway for all the extras I am budgeting for about $3500 am I being to optimistic?

            any help would be great with this? x

             

            You are being VERY optimistic for budgeting $3500. I was too until I got there and saw our tentative invoice. I was like OMG! Lol. We had the 'Ultimate Package' and ended up paying close to $8K - not including the resort's photographer (we booked Del Sol), additional decor we brought with us and of course, our room/travel expenses. Yeah... We were shocked how "exact" they are. Also, keep in mind we had 46 guests and EACH guest over the 20 included in the package were accounted for (ie. champagne, cocktail hour, dinner, cake). They make sure of that!

             

            This is the extras we had (that I can remember):

            • Gold tiffany chairs
            • LED dancefloor
            • DJ for 4 hours
            • Sound system for ceremony
            • Bamboo poles 
            • External vendor fees
            • Welcome dinner


            #11657 EmmaW

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            Posted 30 September 2013 - 06:32 AM

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            Oh and we had the DJ for three hours of course-wanted the fire dancers but I think it was like 800-we didn't want to spend that-they had fire dancers some nights as part of the resort entertainment, good enough for us :-) we didn't upgrade my bouquet or the cake-just used what came with the package

             

            Hey, Thanks, we have a budget of around £15000, which I think it about $24,000 in dollars, but a lot is going just getting there! there are 27 of us going (5 just book this weekend so I know it will go up now by around $500) but we couldn't use any of their deals for rooms with us coming from the UK, plus we are having a party when we get back which is quite expensive, I may have to change some of the things which i wanted (like the fire dancers) Thanks again :) xx



            #11658 EmmaW

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            Posted 30 September 2013 - 06:42 AM

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            Originally Posted by JustNoelle 
             

             

            You are being VERY optimistic for budgeting $3500. I was too until I got there and saw our tentative invoice. I was like OMG! Lol. We had the 'Ultimate Package' and ended up paying close to $8K - not including the resort's photographer (we booked Del Sol), additional decor we brought with us and of course, our room/travel expenses. Yeah... We were shocked how "exact" they are. Also, keep in mind we had 46 guests and EACH guest over the 20 included in the package were accounted for (ie. champagne, cocktail hour, dinner, cake). They make sure of that!

             

            This is the extras we had (that I can remember):

            • Gold tiffany chairs
            • LED dancefloor
            • DJ for 4 hours
            • Sound system for ceremony
            • Bamboo poles 
            • External vendor fees
            • Welcome dinner

             

            Oh I think I will wait till I get there before telling him the cost.. Ha Ha... he can't refuse then.. and maybe cut a few things out. Luckily we only have 27 of us going including 2 children.
            when they say we get 20 people does that include the bride and groom? xx



            #11659 EmmaW

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            Posted 30 September 2013 - 06:46 AM

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            Originally Posted by JustNoelle 
             

             

            You are being VERY optimistic for budgeting $3500. I was too until I got there and saw our tentative invoice. I was like OMG! Lol. We had the 'Ultimate Package' and ended up paying close to $8K - not including the resort's photographer (we booked Del Sol), additional decor we brought with us and of course, our room/travel expenses. Yeah... We were shocked how "exact" they are. Also, keep in mind we had 46 guests and EACH guest over the 20 included in the package were accounted for (ie. champagne, cocktail hour, dinner, cake). They make sure of that!

             

            This is the extras we had (that I can remember):

            • Gold tiffany chairs
            • LED dancefloor
            • DJ for 4 hours
            • Sound system for ceremony
            • Bamboo poles 
            • External vendor fees
            • Welcome dinner

             

            Quote:
            Originally Posted by EmmaW 
             

             

            Oh I think I will wait till I get there before telling him the cost.. Ha Ha... he can't refuse then.. and maybe cut a few things out. Luckily we only have 27 of us going including 2 children.
            when they say we get 20 people does that include the bride and groom? xx

             

             

            Oh I also meant the $3500 on top of the package was your package in with the £8k or is this on top of the package? xx



            #11660 JustNoelle

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              Posted 30 September 2013 - 06:53 AM

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              Oh I think I will wait till I get there before telling him the cost.. Ha Ha... he can't refuse then.. and maybe cut a few things out. Luckily we only have 27 of us going including 2 children.
              when they say we get 20 people does that include the bride and groom? xx

               

              You should do that. My husband was through... He like WTH! Lol. I keep telling everyone that destination weddings are just as expensive as having your wedding local.

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              Oh I also meant the $3500 on top of the package was your package in with the £8k or is this on top of the package? xx

               

              In total... Including the $2500 for the package.






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