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#41 lisa_k

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    Posted 12 December 2009 - 06:11 PM

    Hi all! My FI and I live in Manhattan. We decided to do a destination wedding because it's soooo expensive here and because we want to have a vacation with all of our family and friends. We are getting married in Tulum, so everyone flies into Cancun. It's such an easy flight and reasonably cheap from NYC, so most people are excited for it. And you don't have to twist too many arms to get people to leave New York in February to hit the beach ! :-)

    #42 frazali

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      Posted 13 December 2009 - 04:33 PM

      Originally Posted by Quietstorm
      We choose that date since it's memorial weekend. That gives our guest a day off they have to go back to work.
      We ended up having our AHR (which was the only reception we had) over Memorial Day weekend as well for that reason. The reception was on the Sunday of that weekend, which meant that people really didn't have to take any days off from work.

      We're all so lucky in that flights into and out of NYC are usually so reasonable (even for a holiday weekend - where prices usually sky-rocket), and they have 3 different options of airports.

      #43 JENFLY6

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        Posted 13 December 2009 - 05:12 PM

        From Manhattan, we are getting married @ Dreams Palm Beach in Punta Cana.

        P>s. can anyone tell me where they went dress shopping in the city ? i want a place that has a spanish speaking sales person, i want to go with my grandma and want her to feel comfy and give her opinions without me having to translate

        #44 MSG518

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          Posted 13 December 2009 - 10:18 PM

          Originally Posted by slapsappyhappy
          I am not from a borough... I am from Long Island but I thought I would stop in and say hi. I am getting married next August in Cancun at the Moon Palace. I know what you mean, I did not want typical Russos on the Bay either, even if I could afford to have it there! lol I worked at the Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage and I could never have a wedding like that EVER!!!!
          I'm a Long Island girl too! Seems like everyone I know these days are getting married at the Crest Hollow. That's so boring to me! My FI and I decided we wanted something different and not the typical catering hall wedding. Plus it's a vacation for everyone!

          #45 cublica82

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            Posted 15 December 2009 - 11:47 PM

            I am from long island and will be getting married at the chapel at the gran caribe cancun. I agree a destination wedding is more beautiful and different than the typical weddings at home at villa lombardis! you pay less and get more time than four to five hrs!

            #46 Jamon24

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              Posted 24 March 2010 - 01:26 PM

              Originally Posted by FutureMsMoulton
              I kinda live in NYC-- I feel like I live at the airport because I am a flight attendant for Jetblue out of JFK. I stay in Kew Gardens a lot, but actually physically live in Wisconsin.
              Hey! I'm new to this thread also from NY in queens. My roommate Jill is a flight attendant for jetblue JFK based maybe you've flown together :)

              #47 Tennyt1

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                Posted 24 March 2010 - 01:38 PM

                I'm from Queens. Getting Married in Jamaica and I'm very excited.

                ~April 2, 2011 ~ Sandals Grand Ocho Rios ~
                ~52 Guest booked plus the Bride & Groom~

                #48 SoontobeMrsBerrios

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                  Posted 24 March 2010 - 07:18 PM

                  Bronx here, getting married H10 Ocean Coral & Turquesa in RM, Mexico May 15, 2010!!

                  #49 DAP8479

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                    Posted 24 March 2010 - 07:49 PM

                    Hello fellow New Yorkers! I currently live in Brooklyn and am getting married at the Iberostar Rose Hall Suite on 11/14/10. I too didnt want to have to spend a fortune for a 5 hour party. A DW is the way to go, so happy that we are going this way. This is a great site and was so happy to find it!

                    #50 jrod07

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                      Posted 03 September 2010 - 07:20 PM

                      I'm live in Queens too. Also not far from manhattan. 

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