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#11 JanineA

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    Posted 11 June 2010 - 12:14 AM

    Congrats and welcome to the forum. Good luck and happy planning!

    #12 shan02

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      Posted 14 August 2010 - 08:39 AM

      We are getting married Dec. 29, 2010 at the BBGE and really in regards to planning I haven't really done that much.  Maybe I had better get on it!



      #13 exquisite02

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        Posted 14 August 2010 - 11:02 AM

        Hello fellow newbie. Any updates on the planning so far?



        #14 terilina

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          Posted 14 August 2010 - 03:30 PM

          welcome and happy planning!



          #15 saramaeryan

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            Posted 12 October 2010 - 11:05 AM

            Hey, I'm getting married there in the 28th of January 2011! We should all have a drink together when we're there!!



            #16 Nicole&Matt

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              Posted 13 October 2010 - 11:27 AM

              how far have you gotten with the planning?  i finally just starting the planning with Nadia the other day but now she seems to be taking a little longer to reply.  were trying to have a private dinner on the beach after the ceremony/cocktail hour....what did you decide to do?



              #17 saramaeryan

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                Posted 14 October 2010 - 04:31 AM



                Originally Posted by Nicole&Matt 

                how far have you gotten with the planning?  i finally just starting the planning with Nadia the other day but now she seems to be taking a little longer to reply.  were trying to have a private dinner on the beach after the ceremony/cocktail hour....what did you decide to do?

                We haven't really discussed to much of the actual logistic's yet actually... my fiance and I are still deciding on whether or not to pay the extra $$ for the private reception, we're only going to have about 35 guests, and the thing is you pay for 50 even if you dont have 50... so we're stumped!

                Once we've made our minds on that.. then it will be time to get serious. I have alot in my head that I'd like to see happen... but we'll see how much actually comes true (and how much we want to pay for!!) :)

                From what i've seen it usually takes Nadia a few days to respond to emails, she does have many weddings a week to do, so really, she probably doesn't care much about ours since they're still 3 months away :P

                 



                #18 shan02

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                  Posted 14 October 2010 - 10:25 AM

                  I have started planning with Nadia and there is really not that much to do since we are only having 24 people so there is no point in having a private reception.  She said that they will reserve a section of the restaurant for us which is good enough for me.  Has she told anyone which restaurant you will be having the dinner in?



                  #19 Nicole&Matt

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                    Posted 14 October 2010 - 03:43 PM

                    we are only having about 20-25 people; but, I really wanted the dinner to be on the beach so I guess we will probably have to pay for 50 people.  which I am not to happy about - but I know if we went all the way down there for our wedding & I didn't do it the way that I wanted just because of the money aspect I would be disappointed and probably regret not doing it.  I have set the date & time..but nothing else is for sure yet.  I emailed her the other day describing that we wanted the ceremony outside with a cocktail/appetizer hour following & then a dinner on the beach.  but, she hasn't responded to my email yet...so still waiting to hear what she says.  i also asked why a cocktail hour would cost so much extra when all of our guests are already staying at the hotel with an all inclusive package.  we haven't gotten into any of the details yet.  I know of someone getting married there at the begin of Jan & her wedding is already planned!  so I felt like I had better start! 

                     

                    are you guys doing a dance/party after the dinner?  I was looking into having a dance floor setup on the beach with tiki torches & a DJ ... this is all getting SO expensive.  are you guys going with a DJ?

                     

                    also - are you going with the resort photographer?



                    #20 shan02

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                      Posted 15 October 2010 - 10:20 AM


                       

                      Originally Posted by Nicole&Matt 

                      we are only having about 20-25 people; but, I really wanted the dinner to be on the beach so I guess we will probably have to pay for 50 people.  which I am not to happy about - but I know if we went all the way down there for our wedding & I didn't do it the way that I wanted just because of the money aspect I would be disappointed and probably regret not doing it.  I have set the date & time..but nothing else is for sure yet.  I emailed her the other day describing that we wanted the ceremony outside with a cocktail/appetizer hour following & then a dinner on the beach.  but, she hasn't responded to my email yet...so still waiting to hear what she says.  i also asked why a cocktail hour would cost so much extra when all of our guests are already staying at the hotel with an all inclusive package.  we haven't gotten into any of the details yet.  I know of someone getting married there at the begin of Jan & her wedding is already planned!  so I felt like I had better start! 

                       

                      are you guys doing a dance/party after the dinner?  I was looking into having a dance floor setup on the beach with tiki torches & a DJ ... this is all getting SO expensive.  are you guys going with a DJ?

                       

                      also - are you going with the resort photographer?


                      I think that we are going to go with the following:  ceremony on the beach followed by cocktail hour with the DJ and then the dinner.  Kind of backwards then normal but the easiest.  We decided to get the resort photographer after seeing a few sample shots.  I also have others coming to the wedding that are able to take great pictures.

                      Apparently the DJ is included for the first hour after the ceremony but you have to pay anytime after that.

                      When are you getting married again?






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