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#1061 SKing24

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    Posted 29 November 2010 - 07:27 PM

    Wow I didnt realize there was anothing wedding in Nov...thanks for the review!!

    Erin & Shane ~ Now Jade Riviera Cancun ~ May 6, 2011

    #1062 mlawhead

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      Posted 29 November 2010 - 07:39 PM


      #1063 mlawhead

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        Posted 29 November 2010 - 07:40 PM


        #1064 mlawhead

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          Posted 29 November 2010 - 07:43 PM

          Hi Ladies!


          I am taking a planning trip to the Jade Jan. 14-16 to try to figure out where I want to have my reception. I had it reserved for the beach, but it is SO windy, and I am having second thoughts. If you would like me to take any pics of anything or get any questions answered for you since I will be meeting with Pilar, feel free to send me a PM and I will do my best to help you!!!

          #1065 mattncarolinewedding

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            Posted 30 November 2010 - 11:08 AM

            Hi Ally,


            Thank you so much for your review, it's very helpful.  Especially the recommendation for the florist.  A couple questions regarding the flowers, do you have any pics you could post of the flowers (either bouquets or centrepieces)?  Also did you book one of the wedding packages?  If so, what did you do about the flowers that are included in the package, were you able to swap for something else?  Did the resort charge anything for the other florist to come in?  Did they have to help set-up the flowers, or did your contact set everything up as well?  At the Pergola and the reception, or did you just have the flowers in the reception area?


            Thanks so much!  Appreciate your insight.




            April 5, 2011 Future Now bride

            #1066 primavera

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              Posted 30 November 2010 - 04:34 PM

              Congratulations Ally! Thank you for the review, it is really helpful!

              April 29, 2011 - Now Jade Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

              #1067 MPopp

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                Posted 30 November 2010 - 10:09 PM

                Congratulations Ally!!! Thanks for the review. I am already taking notes. Good to know that you need to make sure Pilar writes down all the little details. I sort of worried about that. I am making a list now to give to her with everything just in case since we are bringing all of our own decorations. I have heard from others about the service being really slow. My only concern is with drinks at the reception. I am going to talk to Pilar about this and see if it's possible to add 1-2 more servers/ cocktail waiters so we don't run into this.


                The excursions sound like a blast. I am thinking of checking out the ATV through the jungle and swimming in the cenote. Thanksa gain for all the great info!


                Only 13 more days to go!!!!!

                #1068 lisadias

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                  Posted 01 December 2010 - 04:14 AM

                  Hey Michelle


                  You must be getting so excited! Can't wait to hear about it all when you return! :) Good luck and congrats again!

                  #1069 sarcrook

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                    Posted 01 December 2010 - 06:25 AM

                    Hello!!  Are any of you NOW brides..NOW Sapphire??  I see a TON of you are NOW Jade - which is still very helpful although we are considering NOW Sapphire - we will be staying there this January for a site visit..our wedding isn't going to be until January 2012...





                    #1070 sarcrook

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                      Posted 01 December 2010 - 06:28 AM

                      Also..wanted to share my idea - my girls will be carrying parasols instead of flowers...we have a large wedding party and the extra flowers are VERY expensive - and it's just not my style.  The parasols are about $5 - $8 on www.lunabazaar.com


                      Happy Planning!!  I'm lovin' it!! 

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