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#1 Manda123

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    Posted 24 October 2010 - 06:43 AM


    My FI and I have been engaged since August and have just decided that we definitely want to have a destination wedding! We aren't really even sure where to start. We have decided on a time of year - next December, 2011. Are most of you working with TAs in your hometowns? Or are you working directly with the resorts you have chosen. Any advice will help!

    I've had a chance to read through some of the forums and this seems like the best place to start. Looking forward to planning with the rest of you :)

    #2 lisa203

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      Posted 24 October 2010 - 07:19 AM

      Congratulations and welcome! I think the TA thing is a matter of preference. I am not using one but I'd say a good majority of members here are. If you're thinking of going the TA route, there are a number of BDW ones I always read good things about. If you're interested, you can create an inquiry using the banner of the top right hand corner of this site. Hope this helps. Happy planning!

      #3 LilyRose

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        Posted 24 October 2010 - 10:10 AM

        Another Canadian bride!


        I am using the Canadian TA from this forum (Becky in the vendors section).

        Welcome Manda and happy planning! :-)

        #4 Sherri84

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          Posted 24 October 2010 - 11:04 AM

          Congrats & Welcome to the forum!

          #5 adcarter41

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            Posted 24 October 2010 - 12:28 PM

            We aren't using a TA. I think it depends on where you plan on going and how big your group is. Congrats and happy planning!

            #6 andreawilson

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              Posted 25 October 2010 - 06:57 AM

              congrats and welcome :)

              #7 slandro06

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                Posted 26 October 2010 - 06:30 AM

                Congrats and happy planning!! :)

                #8 Dmitri_Markine

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                  Posted 27 October 2010 - 09:09 AM

                   Welcome to the forum!



                  #9 gonzaloNunez

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                    Posted 27 October 2010 - 12:48 PM



                    Hi Manda!


                    You will not regret having your wedding at the Riviera.

                    My humble opinion is having a local coordinator. They know the hotels, areas, vendors, they can save you a headache J

                    And if you ask me where to do it, Tulum would be a great choice, the place is still wild, and you have excellent places for trashing your dress.

                    Do you have something done already?

                    Good luck!! .... Gonzalo


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                    #10 nathanielthompsonphoto

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                      Posted 28 October 2010 - 08:53 AM

                      Welcome to the forum!  Use a TA if you'd like to organize travel accommodations for you and your guests, but you'll end up having to work with the resort coordinator no matter if you hire a TA or not.

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