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#4451 FutureKeese22

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    Posted 01 April 2013 - 07:16 PM

    I just want to make sure I can bring sky lanterns and sparklers in a suitcase (to be stored under the plane) and I don't have to worry about anything right? I would rather not ship to Jamaica.

    #4452 tram13

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      Posted 01 April 2013 - 07:48 PM

      Originally Posted by CdnBrideJoanne 

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      I'm really hoping that everything comes together soon!! I've already changed my date once, but have been told I am confirmed for December 07. The unsettling thing is that no one from the resort has contacted me, or asked me for a deposit for the Piscis private venue, even though my TA says it's booked for me. I've emailed the resort numerous times trying to confirm with them, but they seem unable to tell me. I don't know what's going on...but, I'm hoping it works itself out, because I am 4 weeks in just trying to confirm a date and a venue and travel arrangements for guest, and don't really have any solid confirmation of anything... :-S

      I would suggest emailing Stephany (info below).  She's pretty good at getting back to emails, typically in a day or two.  Donna Lee is awful at responding.  Or call the wedding office directly.  The only problem is that you won't have the confirmation in writing.

       

      Stephany Elson
      Assistant Wedding Planner 2
      Gran Bah­a Principe Jamaica
      Email: assistantweddingplanner2bpjam@bahia-principe.com
      Tel: 1876 973 7000 Ext. 55020 · Fax: 1876 670 8646
      P.O. Box 106, Pear Tree Bottom, Runaway Bay St. Ann. Jamaica West Indies


      Thanks...I have been in contact with Stephany...and as a result of negligence on behalf of my TA and possibly the WC's at GBPJ, I am likely going to be canceling everything - which shouldn't be hard since no one bothered to confirm anything with me - and starting over from scratch...and possibly looking at a different resort entirely. :-( 



      #4453 HopeToBe

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        Posted 02 April 2013 - 04:48 AM

        I just want to make sure I can bring sky lanterns and sparklers in a suitcase (to be stored under the plane) and I don't have to worry about anything right? I would rather not ship to Jamaica.

        I have the same question about the sky lanterns. Did you find out at all?

        #4454 EmTy23

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          Posted 02 April 2013 - 10:34 AM

          Originally Posted by HopeToBe 


          I have the same question about the sky lanterns. Did you find out at all?

          Hi

           

          I have looked this up as well, even though Canadian/US customs says it ok, cause a wireless sky lanterns fuel cell is wax, therefore just like a candle. I can't seem to get information from Jamaician customs.

          I have seen them in videos used at wedding at GBPJ but not sure how they got them there?

          Maybe call your carrier that is taking you to Jamaica?



          #4455 CdnBrideJoanne

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            Posted 02 April 2013 - 01:49 PM

            Originally Posted by tram13 


            Thanks...I have been in contact with Stephany...and as a result of negligence on behalf of my TA and possibly the WC's at GBPJ, I am likely going to be canceling everything - which shouldn't be hard since no one bothered to confirm anything with me - and starting over from scratch...and possibly looking at a different resort entirely. :-( 

             

            Sorry to hear that...  I hope things work out. 



            #4456 CdnBrideJoanne

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              Posted 02 April 2013 - 01:51 PM

              Originally Posted by EmTy23 

              Hi

               

              I have looked this up as well, even though Canadian/US customs says it ok, cause a wireless sky lanterns fuel cell is wax, therefore just like a candle. I can't seem to get information from Jamaician customs.

              I have seen them in videos used at wedding at GBPJ but not sure how they got them there?

              Maybe call your carrier that is taking you to Jamaica?

               

              I am interested as well, so please post what you find out and I'll do the same should I dig up anything.



              #4457 diana2409

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                Posted 02 April 2013 - 02:08 PM

                The resort Videorapher's work makes me want to vomit! (Um.. no offence if you're the bride in thier sample video :) ) For Video Service the cost will be $440 with tax included (Ceremony and Session) Sample of Our Video Elite Media concepts seem fantastic. They turn your wedding into a mini movie. Expensive of course! Plus the 800 vendor fee. (BLAH). I'm hoping to get this for a wedding present from our parents! "We specialize in short-form wedding films which means we really focus on making you an amazing "movie-like" production that you'll actually want to watch for years after your wedding day. It's important to note that we aren't a traditional videography service. We don't give you a long, boring 2-3 hour wedding video. Instead we use real cinema tools in our filming and real story-telling techniques in our editing to make your film unique to your wedding. I really would love for you to see what a final product looks like so here are some links to my recent feature films: http://elitemediaconcepts.com/blog/farah-thomas-fly-like-an-eagle-rose-hall-great-house/ Thanks so much for your interest in our services. I am available for your Wedding on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Here is a link to our packages: http://app.shootq.com/public/~2ccec2/pricing/80c7f7c2-529e-11e2-a593-aa0000f29611 You can build your own package here and when you're done, it will send us all the info so we can provide an accurate quote for you based on the items you want."  

                Thank you so much! Saw the video and really not satisfied with the quality!!! It helped me make a decision pretty fast!

                #4458 EmTy23

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                  Posted 02 April 2013 - 08:09 PM

                  Originally Posted by CdnBrideJoanne 

                   

                  I am interested as well, so please post what you find out and I'll do the same should I dig up anything.

                  ok so it turns out that you are not allowed to bring any type of fireworks which includes sparklers  this is according to canadian air transit athority and my carrier westjet  i am still looking into the lanterns



                  #4459 kailz23

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                    Posted 03 April 2013 - 05:57 AM

                    Hi there, wondering if anyone tipped the photographer for the day? I am going to use the resort photographer and am wondering what would be a good gift of appreciation?

                     

                    two weeks away and getting excited. Ill write a full review when I get back from the trip.

                     

                    Thanks



                    #4460 EmTy23

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                      Posted 03 April 2013 - 09:21 AM

                      Originally Posted by CdnBrideJoanne 

                       

                      I am interested as well, so please post what you find out and I'll do the same should I dig up anything.

                       

                      I called my carrier today (westjet) they told that sparklers ar okay as long as you tell them and they are in checked baggage. They can refuse them if you don't tell them.

                      Also Westjet allows Sky Lanterns as long as the fuel cell is wax and does not have a restricted fuel in it?






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