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The photographer that I am about to hire mentioned that Couples resorts charges a $500US vendors fee. I'm not staying at Couples, however, I'm staying at the Riu Palace Tropical Bay. Does anyone know if the RPTB also charges a vendors fee to have outside photographers?


I've looked all through the weddings by RIU brochure and it doesn't seem to mention a vendors fee anywhere, just that 80% of the guests must be staying at the hotel in order to have the ceremony there...

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I am getting married at RIU Negril, and emailed RIU to find out about an outside photographer cause I am using one. They said all you have to do is pay for the one day pass or add them to your guest list. The one day pass was between $90-$100.

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Yes, a day pass must be purchased for a private photographer, but the pass includes food, etc, so you won't have worry about them starving....Some photographers include it in their fees but most do not.

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