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#1 Sweetpea_Mtl

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    Posted 01 December 2009 - 08:50 AM

    Hi everyone,

    Congratulations to all other brides-to-be and recent brides!
    I'm thrilled to say that my fianc© surprised me during a trip last month in the South of France, as he got down on one knee while we were visiting a castle. Very touching and romantic!!! (I LOVE surprises!)

    We'd like a wedding in the Riviera Maya/Playa del Carmen region. His youngest brother (of 3) and bestman has just asked us if we'd consider a DOUBLE wedding. I think it's great idea (as long as they agree to MY ideas of course!!! lol)
    As for the date, we're thinking Nov. 2010 or Jan/Feb 2011 to avoid the Holiday and spring break crowds.

    From what I've gathered so far, The Royal Playa del Carmen seems like the ideal all-inclusive for our needs.

    There's SO MUCH to look into & think about though, my head is spinning!!!

    I'm wondering if I should hire a local wedding planner (Riviera Maya)? Any thoughts? I'd like to able to chose my photographer, flowers, menu, decorations, music, etc.

    Merci!

    Brigitte

    P.S. - I'm French-Canadian so sorry if I make some spelling errors!

    #2 vlynnw

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      Posted 01 December 2009 - 10:22 AM

      Congrats and welcome to the forum! You should check out the thread about the Royal you will find a lot of great information there. I looked into this resort before making my final decision and you can pick all of those items but I believe they have a fee for bringing in your own photographer if they are not a guest of the resort. Good luck with all your planning!
      Veronica & Adam - May 6, 2011 - Dreams Tulum

      #3 SuperKate

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        Posted 01 December 2009 - 02:11 PM

        Congrats and welcome to the forum! Good luck planning.

        #4 GVphotographer

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        Posted 01 December 2009 - 02:13 PM

        Welcome to this great forum and congratulations on your wedding. Double wedding looks like lot of fun.
        Happy planning!!


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        #5 super19

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          Posted 01 December 2009 - 03:18 PM

          Hi Brigitte - Congrats and welcome! I'm getting married at the Royal in June and can't wait. We are flying in a photographer found on BDW (Sherese from Sweet Memories Photography). Check her out!

          Best wishes,
          Jen

          #6 shellk

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            Posted 01 December 2009 - 04:00 PM

            welcome,happy dw planning.a double wedding would be fun if that is what you want to do.would it get complicated?maybe get a wedding planner and split the costs

            #7 Sweetpea_Mtl

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              Posted 01 December 2009 - 04:10 PM

              Thanks for the reference and the advice. Spliting costs in half certainly is appealing and would enable us to splurge a little more.

              #8 Dmitri_Markine

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                Posted 01 December 2009 - 04:12 PM

                Welcome, enjoy the forum and happy planning!!

                :)Dmitri

                #9 O'Driscoll Photography

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                  Posted 01 December 2009 - 04:39 PM

                  Bonjour Brigitte,

                  Bienvenue et f©licitations!

                  Best wishes,
                  Tod

                  #10 creoletexan

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                    Posted 01 December 2009 - 05:59 PM

                    Welcome to BDW!!




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