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#41 kfinot

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    Posted 09 September 2010 - 01:11 PM

    Hello ladies, another Riu Palace bride is here! I am also grateful for this thread, we just booked our date, July 2, and need to book our rooms to get the final confirmation.



    #42 MrsKellyToBe

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      Posted 10 September 2010 - 12:03 PM

      I love how much our group has grown!

       



      #43 MrsKellyToBe

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        Posted 17 September 2010 - 12:53 PM

        Ladies, I had the most exciting thing ever happen to me this week!  I got a call that I was one of 2 finalists in a Wedding Bells contest.  There were 7,611 entrants and my name was one of the two drawn!  We had to go head to head in a cake dive to see who would win a $35k wedding!  So funny to watch:

         

        http://www.citytv.co...fight-over-cake

         

        Now, instead of a a low-key cocktail reception upon our return, we'll be having an amazing full wedding reception :)  My luck definitely peaked yesterday LOL.

         

        Just wanted to share my excitement with you!!

         

        Have a great weekend,

        Katie



        #44 pinayflava

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          Posted 17 September 2010 - 08:02 PM

          OMG that was intense! CONGRATS! sooo awesome! (i was like agh! she dropped it!) LOL
           

          Originally Posted by MrsKellyToBe 

          Ladies, I had the most exciting thing ever happen to me this week!  I got a call that I was one of 2 finalists in a Wedding Bells contest.  There were 7,611 entrants and my name was one of the two drawn!  We had to go head to head in a cake dive to see who would win a $35k wedding!  So funny to watch:

           

          http://www.citytv.co...fight-over-cake

           

          Now, instead of a a low-key cocktail reception upon our return, we'll be having an amazing full wedding reception :)  My luck definitely peaked yesterday LOL.

           

          Just wanted to share my excitement with you!!

           

          Have a great weekend,

          Katie





          #45 6ftht

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            Posted 25 September 2010 - 11:55 PM

            Hey girls I'm new on this site but I'm getting married Nov. 9th, 2010 at the Palace on the beach at 5:30, free cocktail hour at the lobby bar, dinner at the Steakhouse and then renting Pacha out till 11 when it opens with 45 guest booked!  I'm so excited it's only 5 weeks away!!!!

             I've been to the Riu Palace before w/ my fiance and while we were there we said if we ever get married we're getting married here!!  It was amazing! 

             

            So one thing that we're doing for our guests as kinda an OOT present is ordering 16oz stadium cups that we personalized w/ our colors, a palm tree, names and date (they have seashells, flip flops...).  All Riu veterans bring their own cups b/c they serve drinks in small little juice cups.  When we were there before a wedding party had them and it was so cute, plus everyone at the pool/bars all new you were party of the wedding!  We're going to stuff ours w/ our welcome letter and crystal light/ propel singles packets!

            100 cups-$90

            50 cups-$72

            http://myweddingrece...tadium_cups.asp

             

            Let me know if anyone has any ideas/tips!!!!



            #46 Sallee

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              Posted 26 September 2010 - 01:49 AM

              I am a Riu bride but I will be getting married at the RIU Guanacaste in Costa Rica in March 2011 and I cant wait !!!!



              #47 kfinot

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                Posted 27 September 2010 - 02:17 PM

                That's so amazing Katie...congrats!!!!



                #48 kfinot

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                  Posted 27 September 2010 - 02:20 PM

                  What an AWESOME idea!!! If you don't mind I think I will copy your idea, I have never really been to an all-inclusive so didn't realize. Thanks!

                  Hey girls I'm new on this site but I'm getting married Nov. 9th, 2010 at the Palace on the beach at 5:30, free cocktail hour at the lobby bar, dinner at the Steakhouse and then renting Pacha out till 11 when it opens with 45 guest booked!  I'm so excited it's only 5 weeks away!!!!

                   I've been to the Riu Palace before w/ my fiance and while we were there we said if we ever get married we're getting married here!!  It was amazing! 

                   

                  So one thing that we're doing for our guests as kinda an OOT present is ordering 16oz stadium cups that we personalized w/ our colors, a palm tree, names and date (they have seashells, flip flops...).  All Riu veterans bring their own cups b/c they serve drinks in small little juice cups.  When we were there before a wedding party had them and it was so cute, plus everyone at the pool/bars all new you were party of the wedding!  We're going to stuff ours w/ our welcome letter and crystal light/ propel singles packets!

                  100 cups-$90

                  50 cups-$72

                  http://myweddingrece...tadium_cups.asp

                   

                  Let me know if anyone has any ideas/tips!!!!





                  #49 kfinot

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                    Posted 27 September 2010 - 02:30 PM


                    Sorry Lolita, work got crazy and I haven't been on here forever! I am doing the private reception and picking at least 2 dishes for the guests to choose from...probably beef or chicken. I need to see how flexible they are on that and on the menu's as some sounds AMAZING but others not so much!
                     

                    Originally Posted by Lolita29 

                    I'm doing a cocktail hour from 7-8!!! Haven't booked it the the WC yet but will be dong that soon!

                     

                    I don't know what the food is like personally but i have heard they have very good food, i heard the steakhouse is a little better thu.

                     

                    Ok ladies, those having the private reception, are you going to select a few dishes for the guests to choose from or are you going to just have everyone choose whatever they want from the menu???

                     

                    And my bridal party isn't that big it'll be about 6 BM and 5 GM and 2 RB (ring bearers).





                    #50 6ftht

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                      Posted 28 September 2010 - 08:28 AM

                      The wedding group that had them when we were there before was known as "THE Wedding" with everyone at the pool/bars...it made it really fun to be like ohhh your w/ THE wedding plus they were a super fun cool group!  Just a fun kinda way to make all your guest stand out for the week!






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