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#1921 CynLovesLuis

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    Posted 08 October 2010 - 05:06 PM



    would love to see the pictures, but having a hard time getting in Alison

    We had 58 guests so a total of 60 with the groom and myself.  I bought turquoise organza runners from tableclothesfactory and white starfish from ebay and brought those with me.  Then I did 1 large square candle per table through decocancun.  I hate large centerpieces on round tables b/c it blocks seeing across the table so I liked this.  We had decocancun do paper lanterns surrounding the edge of the reception.  We had the reception on the Tucan Terrace.  We also did these candle step things.  It looked very nice.  The total with labor was $850 I believe. It looked amazing and was completely worth it.  My only complaint was that one string of lanterns did not stay lit. In fact, I don't know if they were ever lit. 

     

    We did pay $180 for alter flowers during the wedding.  They then moved them to our cocktail hour (Tucan Gazebo) and then go the wedding reception by our cake table and guestbook. 

     

    Our wedding was a catholic wedding in the Immaculate Conception Chapel, beautiful.  Father Benito was interesting...

     

    As for pictures try this link http://www2.snapfish...rid=3265834027/  with the code word: wedding  This does have pictures of the entire week from guests so it's a lot go to through. I recommend Paul Gass's photos.  He was a friend there with a great camera and took a lot of wedding.  I will try and get mine up today but neither I nor the groom took pictures during the wedding. I think one of the groomsman had the camera. 





    #1922 CynLovesLuis

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      Posted 08 October 2010 - 05:08 PM


      my understanding is that the 400 a table, is inclusive of food and drink. with enough rooms or room nights, you can potentially get it for free!
       

      Originally Posted by Chris-2011 

      Hi ladies,

       

      I'm new the the forum and still shopping around for a resort and having a very hard time deciding!

       

      I love the palace resorts, but my big question is: if you have a private reception does the $400 per table you're charged include food/drinks or is the meal and bar charged extra? I've spent hours hunting around to find this answer and I can't seem to figure it out. It seems at a lot of hotels you're charge per head or per table for the set up, and then you need to bay $40-$60 per person for the meal.

       

      Thanks!

       





      #1923 CynLovesLuis

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        Posted 08 October 2010 - 05:10 PM



        I'm still not cool enough to be able to download it!!

        a few ladies requested seeing my wedding document. it isn't anything fancy(like cutierosies), but ill go ahead and attach it here.

         

         

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        #1924 coconoir1908

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          Posted 08 October 2010 - 05:36 PM

          Asbarret, thanks for the document, this helps alot.

           



          #1925 Scorpio30

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            Posted 09 October 2010 - 03:59 PM



            Originally Posted by marta0331 

            I'm getting married at the Moon Palace on Oct 23rd and am also having a private function.  Depending on where you have your event will depend on fees (for instance, we're having our reception at the Carribean terrace and paying a $350 fee for that plus a $50 set up fee plus the $460 per table) if you have a reception at one of their typical terraces then you don't pay the $350 fee, just the $50 fee and $460 per table--this $460 includes food and drinks so that portion is not additional. 



            Hi Marta, I'm also getting married on the 23rd!!! What time is your wedding?



            #1926 msjesslee

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              Posted 10 October 2010 - 09:42 AM

              it takes a lot of work to be cool. Lol I'm still on the same boat as you



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              I'm still not cool enough to be able to download it!! do you mind sending it over to me? cynguzman@gmail.com







              #1927 CynLovesLuis

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                Posted 10 October 2010 - 11:16 AM



                hahaha well then in an effort to make us cooler quicker- i'm going to reply to your post

                it takes a lot of work to be cool. Lol I'm still on the same boat as you


                 


                 



                #1928 CynLovesLuis

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                  Posted 10 October 2010 - 11:26 AM



                  Congrats!!! I'm also debating on whether I should do the free package and add on...or a colleciton would be cheaper since we can use the 1500 vacation promo for it...Decisions!

                  Originally Posted by Shinbinea 

                  Hello Ladies :)
                  We are getting married at the Moon Palace on February 22/10.
                  We are doing the free package and just adding on anything extra.
                  Our wedding ceremony is confirmed for 4pm and we are doing the private reception following. I've got a good portion of the planning for our wedding under way so if you have any questions just let me know :)




                  #1929 CynLovesLuis

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                    Posted 10 October 2010 - 11:29 AM



                    Actually you could have any collection in the MP Chapel...

                    Originally Posted by cb280182 

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                    Originally Posted by angelalanahung
                    So you didn't book the wedding through Virgin? Do you mind me asking what you paid for your wedding package?

                    We are getting married in the Nizuc gazebo, H2B is reliogious but understands how I feel so we are going down the civil ceremony route :)
                    We booked through an independent but with Virgin holidays. We figured that if we just went to a first choice/ thompson we would ony get their deals but the indepedent stocks all hols and has no loyality to a particular company (plus we wanted to help a small business - they have given us great deals in the past). In the end we had to go with virgin as we wanted to fly onto Orlando for our honeymoon and 99% of the other companies didnt offer twin centres. The lady phoned up the virgin holiday line and booked us that way. I didnt pay anything as we ok-ed the free package to start with ( i know virgin offer their own upgrade but didnt want to take it straight away as i wanted to check what the hotel offered before we signed up to anything - might get a better deal booking direct with the hotel) I just realised that if we are having the catholic chapel I prob wont be able to have the decorations from the sapphire/diamond collection!!!! bummer!




                    #1930 CynLovesLuis

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                      Posted 10 October 2010 - 11:34 AM



                      this is great to know!!! does he have a website?!

                      Originally Posted by angelalanahung 

                      Ok,

                      Just so everyone knows I have established that David does work for the Moon Palace and you have to request him if you want him. I have heard that they will only assign David to you if you go for a bigger photography package though.

                      :)







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